Retail Rally October 9
Featuring Amanda Brinkman!

Chief Creator and Host of the “Small Business Revolution” - a critically acclaimed HULU series celebrating small businesses and revitalizing main streets across America.

Chief Brand and Communications Officer of Deluxe.

Where innovative retailers & Their Partners
Gather, Learn and Celebrate

Retail Rally is changing the way retailers and their key business partners engage with today's consumer! At this event you will hear cutting edge ideas on customer engagement, protection of assets, and prospering in today's dynamic community environment, along with the latest trends and retail renovation ideas. In addition we will honor ten organizations as "Minnesota's Retail Champions".

More speakers to be announced soon!

October 9, 2019, 2:00-5:30 p.m.
Doubletree Hotel - St. Louis Park

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Registration
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Welcome & Opening Keynote - Amanda Brinkman!
3:30-4:00 p.m. Minnesota's Retail Champions Awards
4:00-5:00 p.m. Breakout sessions On Customer engagement, Protecting Your Assets and Dialoging With The Community
5:00-5:30 p.m. Closing Keynote - Allison Kaplan

Find Out Who Will Be Named
A Minnesota Retail Champion!

  • Lifetime Achievement/Outstanding Achievement

    The lifetime achievement/outstanding achievement award recognizes a leader committed to knowledge, learning and exceptional leadership, and recognizes an individual who provides the creative spark for past and future growth and development.

  • Vendor Partner of the Year

    The vendor partner of the year award recognizes a retail vendor partner for outstanding relationships, craftsmanship, creativity, product, social responsibility and/or service to retailers.

  • Retailer of the Year

    The retailer of the year award recognizes a retail store or shopping destination for outstanding marketing creativity, supply chain innovation, social responsibility and/or customer experience. This award winner exhibits outstanding leadership and makes significant contributions to the retail industry and the community.

  • Retail Community of the Year

    The retail community of the year award recognizes a community or segment of a community for outstanding support of retailers.

  • Retail Employee of the Year

    The retail employee of the year award recognizes an individual who quietly and humbly makes their retail organization a better place by exhibiting first-class customer service, empathy for fellow colleagues, and always goes the extra mile.

  • Social Responsibility

    The social responsibility award recognizes an organization dedicated to making the world a smarter, safer, healthier and/or more sustainable place.

  • Best Place To Work

    The best place to work award recognizes an outstanding employer in retail that cares about employees and creates a culture where employees feel valued and respected.

  • Retail Innovation

    The retail innovation award recognizes companies and people that bring new, unique ideas to life and change the way we experience retail while creating new ways to reach and engage employees, customers and/or the community.

  • Customer Experience

    The customer experience award recognizes a retail organization delivering "wow" factors so powerful that customers develop a strong affinity for the store or brand.

  • Advocate of the Year

    The advocate of the year award recognizes an individual or company that has excelled in grassroots advocacy on behalf of retail, inspiring others to make a difference by engaging their elected officials in discussions and promoting policies that support retail in Minnesota.