Program of New Retail Summit 2021

June 23, 2021, DoubleTree by Hilton, Bratislava

Program of New Retail Summitu 2021: “REAL FUTURE OF RETAIL - Digitalization. Sustainability. Flexibility.“ is being prepared right now. If you want to contribute to the program, please, contact us.

Program of New Retail Summit 2020

  • 08:00 – 09:00
    Registration of participants and morning coffee

  • 09:00 – 11:00
    A. MARKET TRENDS 2020+

    Moderated by: Matej Cifra – Sajfa

    Slovakia: Quo vadis?

    Martin Vlachynský, Analyst, INESS - Institute of Economic and Social Studies

    Shaping the future of retail

    Damir Leko, Team Lead Retail Eastern Europe, Wirecard

    Slovak retail market: status report

    Lubomír Mechura, Retailer Services Director CEE, Nielsen

    Top-to-top discussion panel on hottest topics of the development of Slovak retail and consumer markets


    Jozef Dvorský, Managing Director, SAEC – Slovenská asociácia pre elektronický obchod

    Katarína Kakalíková, Director Public Policy, Mastercard

    Martin Katriak, President, Zväz obchodu SR

    Martin Krajčovič, Chairman of Board, SAMO – Slovenská aliancia moderného obchodu

    Martin Mittner, Chairman of Board, Slovenské združenie pre značkové výrobky

    Stanislav Voskár, Chairman, Únia potravinárov Slovenska

  • 11:00 – 11:30
    Coffee and tea break, networking

  • 11:30 – 13:30

    Moderated by: Matej Cifra – Sajfa

    KEYNOTE: Future of connected business and New Retail

    Toby Pickard, Head of Insight – Innovation and Futures, IGD

    How can retail contribute to sustainable future

    Martin Kuruc, Managing Director, TESCO Stores SR

    Digitalization of retail trade

    Peter Gažo, Head of Digital, Lidl Slovenská republika

    Launch strategy of the E-shop

    Coralie Grau, Strategy and Business Development Manager, ABOUT YOU

  • 13:30 – 14:30
    Working lunch, networking

  • 14:30 – 16:45

    Moderated by: Peter Šebo, Partner,

    Automation changing retail

    Tomáš Formánek, Partner, LOGIO

    Jiří Psota, Co-Founder, Yieldigo

    Cooperation of Slovak producer with retailers

    Juraj Mačaj, Managing Director, Agromačaj a odbytové združenie Zeleninári

    Inteligent retail management turning reality

    Vasil Fečko, Commercial Director, Sklizeno

    Petr Kavánek, CEO, ExTech

    How can retailers uplift the efficiency of cash handling

    Peter Konečný, Head of Division Systems, QEX

    Traceability: retailer, transparent producers and farmers building together new category of products preferred by consumers

    Jaroslav Fotul, Executive Director, Labaš

    Luboš Mudrák, Partner, TE-FOOD

    Dual education system as the precondition of development of new retail

    Marcel Blaščák, Manager for Organizational Development, dm drogerie markt

    Invitation to the (near) future

    Nikola Pleska, Enterprise Marketing Manager CZ/SK, Microsoft

  • 16:45 – 18:00
    Omnichannel Store of the Future: Excursions to the store of the future prepared by Microsoft and informal networking

  • 18:00 – 19:00
    Welcome Buffet

  • 19:00 – 20:30
    Gala Evening

    Connected with award ceremony for Mastercard Slovak Retailer of the Year 2019

    Evening host: Junior, Fun radio
    Special guest: Epoque Quartet

  • 20:30 – 22:30
    Dinner Buffet, Networking