Structure of the New Retail Summit 2022 program

19–20/4 2022, DoubleTree by Hilton, Bratislava

The program of New Retail Summit 2022 is in preparation. If you are interested in contributing to the contents of the program, please contact us.



16:30 – 18:30
Specialized workshop: Beverage packaging and ways to reduce their impact on the environment
Chair: Martin Mazag, Managing Partner, PRime time

17:00 – 20:00
Get Together / Networking / Cocktail

CEO Dinner (for invited only)


  • 08:00 – 09:00
    Registration, Coffee, Tea

  • 09:00 – 11:00
    A. Where is the Slovak retail heading?

    Chair: Matej Cifra – Sajfa


    • Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic Samuel Vlčan
    • analyst Martin Vlachynský
    • Chairman of SAMO Martin Krajčovič and others
    • An open discussion of retailers and producers follows.
  • 11:00 – 11:30
    Coffee/ Tea Break, networking

  • 11:30 – 13:30
    B. How does retail closer to people look like?

    Chair: Matej Cifra – Sajfa

    • Trends from abroad will presented by Dominik Pavlišin, Group Leader Shopper Marketing, Billa CEE, REWE International. 
    • Matěj Kapošváry, COO Shopsys will present a large analysis of the e-commerce market. 
    • Successful Slovak omnichanel retailers will share their experience.

    Mastercard Retailer of the Year 2021 in the category „Sustainable Retailer”
    The competition show of three projects nominated by the expert jury for the award will be presented by:
    Michal Čarný, General Director, Mastercard CR / SR
    Presentations of the three finalists.
    At the end, the participants will vote on the category winner.

  • 13:30 – 14:30
    Business Lunch, networking

  • 14:30 – 16:30
    C. Best Practices

    Chair: Peter Šebo, Partner,

    Case studies from independant market and shopping centres, current novelties on the topic of digital receipts, product data exchange project, news in plant based food and more. Concluding discussions on how to strengthen the attractiveness of brick and mortar retail and respond to new trends in customer behavior.

  • 16:30 – 18:00

  • 18:00 – 19:00
    Dinner Buffet

  • 19:00 – 20:30
    Gala evening connected with the awarding of the Slovak Retailer of the Year 2021

    Special guest: Jana Kirschner & Band

  • 20:30 – 22:30
    Cocktail, Networking