The VSR crew will be in full effect at RSPA's RetailNOW
and we want to see and meet you, in person, at the various panels, awards and discussions that we will be a part of. Here is a quick rundown of where you can find us:
On Tuesday and Wednesday, VSR Editor George Koroneos and Publisher Lenore O'Meara will be signing issues and meeting with readers and vendors at Booth #600 during Exhibit Hall hours. If you are especially lucky, you might also get to meet Hospitality Technology Magazine's illustrious editor Abigail Lorden. Please visit the booth to schedule a meeting.
RetailNOW Welcome Reception | Sunday, August 3 | 7:00–8:30PM
This is the official kick-off event for RetailNOW - where the industry meets! This networking event provides plenty of opportunity to meet up with familiar connections and make new ones. Turn your phones off, bring your business cards and get ready to mingle.
STS Community Event (w/ Luncheon) | Monday, August 4 | 1:00–3:00PM
Join Strategy Technology Solutions (STS) Committee Members (representing varied parts of the Vendor community) as they discuss some of the topics covered in articles, help you Identify new deployable solutions being represented on the show floor; provide pointers on how to Perform due diligence on companies and strategic technology solutions you see at the trade show; and through the information provided, Facilitate connections between you and the vendors of these innovative solutions.
Todd Cripe, B.O.B./Opes
David Gosman, PC America
Hunter Allen, Cervion/POS2GO
Anthony Presley, TimeForge
Jim Marascio, 11Giraffes
George Koroneos, VSR Magazine
RSPA Awards Cocktail Reception | Tuesday, August 5 | 6:00–7:30PM
Meet and network with this year's winners of the RSPA Vendor Awards of Excellence, RSPA/VSR Innovative Solutions Awards and the Hall of Fame nominees. Light Hors d'oeuvres will be served and the night will conclude with dinner on your own.
The State of the Point of Sale Market 2014 | Wednesday, August 6 | 11:00–11:50AM
Moderated by George Koroneos | VSR Magazine
A panel of retail technology executives will discuss the trends, technologies and services that the modern point-of-sale reseller must keep top of mind in order to succeed in this ever-changing market. This round table discussion will cover the impact of mobility, value-added services to increase profit margins, data security threats at the POS and much more.
John Badovinac, Discover Financial Services
Stephen Bergeron, APG Cash Drawer
Mike Bishop, RetailPRO
Michael Hanson, Star Micronics
John Berkley, Mercury