WHAT: 
Future Stores Miami 2018 is the leading in-store experience event that reimagines the physical store as the key to growth in today’s retail environment. The conference will bring together retail leaders and executives to discuss in-store experience, design, innovation and technology.

At the conference, Stefan Midford, president and CEO of Natural Insight, a leading provider of a cloud-based advanced retail execution and workforce management platform, will deliver a keynote address titled, “From Brilliant Plans to Excellent Execution: Creating a Single View of The Customer Experience.” During his address, Midford will provide practical tips on creating a better in-store shopping experience and achieving seamless execution in retail stores. Attendees will learn how to create a centralized view of store conditions, collect and consolidate store execution data across locations, vendors and brands, as well as how to lift sales through better in-store experiences. Midford will also chair a series of intimate, retailer-only interactive track sessions at the conference titled, “The Future of In-Store Innovation.”

WHERE: 
Future Stores Miami 2018 
J.W. Marriot Miami 
1109 Brickell Ave 
Miami, FL 33131

WHEN: 
Keynote: “From Brilliant Plans to Excellent Execution: Creating a Single View of The Customer Experience” 
Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 
Time: 11:05 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. EST

Track Session B: “The Future of In-Store Innovation” 
Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 
Time: 1:50 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. EST

For more information about Future Stores Miami 2018 and to register, https://futurestoreseast.wbresearch.com/

WHO: 
As president and CEO of Natural Insight, Stefan Midford has over 30 years of experience in information technology, operations and workforce management. His extensive business background includes leadership roles at major credit, retail and marketing businesses in the U.S. and Canada, with assignments at Discover Financial Services, Sears Roebuck & Co., Sears Canada Inc. and as COO at Intersections Inc. Mr. Midford’s management experience gives him insight into the strategic challenges facing organizations with distributed workforces, as well as the specialized logistical issues that go with them. He is a member of the Institute for Global Work at Boston University, and a Board Member of the World Alliance for Retail Excellence and Standards. In addition, Mr. Midford is an active proponent of the need for continued advancement of Science and Technology in schools and works as a mentor for a Northern Virginia high school robotics team. He is an avid photographer and a member of Mindshare, an invitation only group of Washington, D.C. area CEO’s leading high growth technology companies.

About Natural Insight 
Founded in 2003, Natural Insight provides a cloud-based advanced retail execution and workforce management platform for consumer brands, retailers and merchandising and marketing agencies. With Natural Insight, all players across the retail ecosystem are empowered to improve in-store experience, grow sales, increase ROI of distributed workforce and capture and report on field data to power continuous improvement. Natural Insight is headquartered in Sterling, Va., with multiple international offices around the world. To learn more about Natural Insight visit, https://www.naturalinsight.com/ and follow on Twitter, @naturalinsight.

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