Bay Area Innovators in Retail is a forum for retail innovation executives. This a members-only group, founded in 2013 to bring together innovation leaders from merchandising, online, marketing and supply chain functions at specialty stores, mass merchants, grocers and eCommerce retailers.
Hosted by Kalypso, the Bay Area Innovators in Retail group offers several high value networking opportunities for its members.
Our group events are your chance to meet other Bay Area retail leaders, exchange ideas and learn more about what is going on in the industry as you enjoy cocktails and appetizers. Never commercial and always thought-provoking, these events are free to group members. Space is very limited.
Our next networking event will be in the spring of 2016 - date, time and location TBD. To sign up to receive more information on upcoming events, please complete the form to the right, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Stay connected between our in-person events through the Bay Area Innovators in Retail LinkedIn group. This secure, members-only group gives you a platform to collaborate, discuss best practices and expand your professional network.
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