July 15, 2020 - There is still time to register for Reenvisioning Retail 2020 taking place on July 23-24. Register now to secure your spot for this interactive virtual convening.
Retail, hospitality, tourism, and food and beverage service are some of the industries most heavily impacted by layoffs at the onset of COVID-19. This convening will enable attendees to engage in the discussion about equitable strategies for economic recovery and identify opportunities for upskilling, reskilling, and redeploying displaced workers to support the economic well-being of frontline workers in your community.
July 23, 9 - 10 a.m. -- Equity in Retail
During the Day 1 keynote, Dr. Nita Mosby-Tyler from The Equity Project will deconstruct the meaning of equity, inclusivity, and diversity. Participants will shift from learning and exploring to doing, helping frame discussion about equitable recovery for businesses and frontline workers. She will identify actions attendees can take to help eliminate disparities, resulting in both a competitive advantage for business and a moral imperative for frontline workers.
July 24, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. -- Business Reinvention: The New Normal for America’s Independent Businesses
The Day 2 keynote will feature Jon Schallert of The Schallert Group. A consultant and professional speaker, Schallert teaches businesses and communities about his “Destination Business” strategy which examines how a business elevates its unique qualities to help attract more customers. His session will highlight lessons in business reinvention from owners who successfully embrace change.
Additional sessions will cover topics such as upskilling, health and safety in the industry, breaking down occupational segregation and wage discrepancies, small businesses innovation in challenging times, and more. Learn about the convening and view full session descriptions.