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Registration for the 2014 Emerging Trends in Retailing: Emotionally Connecting with Shoppers is closed!  Thank you for your support of this program.

The 14th Annual Emerging Trends held

October 8, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm


2014 Speakers included: 

Stephen Quinn


Kevin Roberts 

Michael Moore 

David Horsager 



Millennial Panel

Erin Campbell, Saatchi & Saatchi X.

Matt Kistler, Walmart U.S.

Ryan James, Electronic Arts, INC.

Stacy Tholking, Procter & Gamble.















Conference Fees

  • $1000 per person for non-board member companies
  • $750 per person for board member companies 

Registration Policy:

 Registration is handled via the University of Arkansas secure server.  We accept credit card payment (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover) and checks.  Checks must be received by September 24, 2014, to insure seating availability.


Cancellation Policy:

To guarantee seating payment must be received by September 24, 2014. Refunds less an administrative fee of $50.00 will be made for cancellations received in writing prior to September 24, 2014.  No refunds will be made after this date, but you may make substitutions of attendees through October 1, 2014, by emailing Pam Styles at

Conference Location:

Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
PH: 479.575.2856
FX: 479.575.6999

Directions from Springdale/ Rogers/ Bentonville:


Take I-540 South
Take exit 66 (Hwy 112)
Turn right onto Garland Ave. (Hwy 112)
Turn left onto Maple St.
Turn right onto Arkansas Ave.
Turn right onto Dickson St.
Turn left onto Harmon Ave.
The parking garage will be on your left

Directions from Ft. Smith/Little Rock:


Take I-540 North
Take exit 62 (Hwy 62, 16, 180)
Turn right onto Sixth St. (Hwy 62)
Turn left onto Razorback Rd.
Turn right onto Leroy Pond Dr.
Turn left onto California Blvd.
Go straight at Stadium Drive stop sign
Turn left onto Harmon Ave at top of hill


Parking is available in the Harmon Avenue Parking Garage (noted on the map above). Please bring your parking pass to be validated by Center for Retailing Excellence.

parking map

Emerging Trends in Retailing Sponsors 2013

Sponsors of the Conference 


Interested in becoming a partner and sponsor of the 2013 Emerging Trends in Retailing Conference?

Please contact:

Pamela Styles
Associate Director, Operations
(479) 575-6812 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (479) 575-6812 FREE  end_of_the_skype_highlighting











Center for Retailing Excellence
Willard J. Walker Hall 538
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-6812  p
(479) 575-4173  f