Independent Retailer Conference Welcomes Social Edge’s Crystal Vilkaitis to Their Summer Event
Denver, CO (July 27, 2018) – The Independent Retailer Conference looks forward to having Social Edge return as one of their upcoming industry experts July 29 – August 1, 2018, at ASD Market Week. Founded by Crystal Vilkaitis, a retail social media expert and keynote speaker, Social Edge came to life I 2012 with the mission of saving Main Street. Social Edge is an education platform that offers done-for-you services and teaches local retailers how to drive traffic and sales using social media. Crystal and her team strive to help mom-and-pop businesses survive and thrive in today’s ever changing digital world.
Joining Social Edge at the the Independent Retailer Conference will be SellerActive, Progress Retail, eBay, Springboard Retail, Workful, Refund Retriever, RETAILMavens, Star Micronics and Colder Ice Media. Held twice a year on-site at ASD Market Week, the Independent Retailer Conference welcomes industry experts such as Progress Retail to deliver educational experiences to ASD’s over 40,000+ attendees. Bringing the world’s widest variety of merchandise together in one efficient consumer-goods trade show, ASD Market Week offers quality choices at every price point for a variety of retail sectors. Attendees benefit from discovering new suppliers, new product categories and new ways to profit thanks to the combined efforts of the Independent Retailer Conference and ASD Market Week.
I’m thrilled to be returning for another Independent Retailer Conference to educate and connect with the attendees of ASD Market Week and the IRC. This is one of the best educational experiences available to retailers, and I look forward to being a part of it,” shared Vilkaitis.
About Independent Retailer Conference
The Independent Retailer Conference is the nation’s only retail conference dedicated entirely to the unique lifestyle and responsibilities of independent store owners. Founded by industry veterans Nicole Leinbach Reyhle of Retail Minded & Kerry Bannigan of Nolcha, the Independent Retailer Conference offers independent retailers the chance to engage, learn, and connect with industry leaders while also getting inspired from retail experts, service providers and like-minded retailers from across the nation.
About Social Edge
Crystal Vilkaitis, retail social media expert and keynote speaker, founded Social Edge in 2012 with the mission of saving Main Street. Social Edge is an education platform that offers done-for-you services and teaches local retailers how to drive traffic and sales using social media. Crystal and her team strive to help mom-and-pop businesses survive and thrive in today’s ever changing digital world.
About ASD Market Week
ASD Market Week is a part of Emerald Expositions and based in Los Angeles, CA. ASD Market Week brings together 40,000+ attendees and 2,800 sellers in the wholesale merchandise industry. The events take place bi‐annually in March and August in Las Vegas and are the 15th and 17th largest expos in the U.S., respectively, covering over 700,000 sq/ft of exhibit space. ASD also produces regional events in New York City and Miami in the fall, which caters to the general merchandise retailers in the tri‐state New York and Florida and Caribbean area.
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