The Virtual Event For Retail HR Leaders

August 5 - 6, 2020 | 12PM EST - 3PM EST

Build A Winning People Strategy

Retail HR executives are faced with unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but rapidly adapting in this new reality is critical.

The HR Retail Virtual Event will give you tips, tricks and lessons learned from the top minds in employee engagement and talent acquisition.

Through easily accessible presentations, group panels, interviews and Q&A’s, you’ll learn the strategies you need to turn challenges into opportunities during a time of crisis.

New Insights, Instant Takeaways

A Head Start Against Your Competition

Insider secrets, first-hand examples and intel await as our speakers talk about what retail HR looks like in the age of Covid-19.

Trusted Content For The Industry, By The Industry

We've brought the HR community together for 5 years. HR executives trust us to deliver well-researched programs that actually cover your biggest concerns.

Interact Live-  Just Like At An HR Retail Event

Live chat, virtual Q&A, and more encourage involvement (almost like our conferences). Ask questions, jot down notes, and get ready to implement takeaways.

Our Speakers

Patti Gilligan

Patti Gilligan

Senior Director, Organizational Change & Strategy

Designer Brands (DSW)

Zuleika Sgro

Zuleika Sgro

VP, People

Sage Wellness

Reginald Johnson

Reginald Johnson

SVP, Field HR North America & Chief Diversity Officer

Signet Jewelers

Linda D'Amore

Linda D'Amore

Director, Learning Design

Dunkin Brands

Christian Martinez

Christian Martinez

VP, Training & Development

The Journeys Group

Julie Kang

Julie Kang

Director, HR

Dine Brands Global

Hollie Castro

Hollie Castro



Bob Farmer

Bob Farmer

Director, HR, Eastern Region


Stephanie Miller

Stephanie Miller

Director, Employee Relations, US


Agenda At A Glance

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

    Innovating People Strategy for the New Retailer

  • 12:00 pm - 12:10 pm

    12:00 pm - 12:10 pm

  • 12:10 pm - 12:20 pm

    12:10 pm - 12:20 pm

  • 12:20 pm - 1:00 pm

    12:20 pm - 1:00 pm

  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

  • 1:30 pm - 1:50 pm

    1:30 pm - 1:50 pm

  • 1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

    1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

  • 2:20 pm - 2:50 pm

    2:20 pm - 2:50 pm

  • 2:50 pm - 3:10 pm

    2:50 pm - 3:10 pm

  • 3:10 pm - 4:15 pm

    3:10 pm - 4:15 pm

  • 4:15 pm - 4:15 pm

    4:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Thursday, August 6, 2020

    Empowering the Workforce for the Best Customer Experience

  • 12:00 pm - 12:05 pm

    12:00 pm - 12:05 pm

  • 12:05 pm - 12:20 pm

    12:05 pm - 12:20 pm

  • 12:20 pm - 12:50 pm

    12:20 pm - 12:50 pm

  • 12:50 pm - 1:10 pm

    12:50 pm - 1:10 pm

  • 1:10 pm - 1:40 pm

    1:10 pm - 1:40 pm

  • 1:40 pm - 2:00 pm

    1:40 pm - 2:00 pm

  • 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

    2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

  • 2:20 pm - 2:20 pm

    2:20 pm - 2:20 pm

Bringing Together The Best In Retail

Rated #1 By The Community


"I hate going to events where I’m just being pitched all day. HR Retail is the opposite – I’m surrounded by my peers all day. And with the tons of interactive and networking opportunities, I actually get to meet them!”

John Flaim, Employee Relations Manager


“The opportunity to connect with like-minded and like-sized organizations was priceless. Peer to peer learning is always the most impactful”

Jeff Brown, Manufacturing and Distribution
Training Manager


“I really enjoyed the dialogue during the break out sessions and small group discussions! It’s so nice to talk through obstacles we’re all facing with peers in a collaborative environment.”

Diego Duran, Regional HR Manager

The HR Retail Community

No matter your size or focus, HR Retail is designed for those that want to build a winning people strategy.
Our unique community is the perfect balance of quality and quantity.


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Frequently Asked Questions

How will I access the sessions?
You will attend the sessions, meet our partners and gain access to valuable resources in our online conference center.

Do I need to download or install any software to be able to attend this event?
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the Internet.

Will the sessions be recorded?
Yes. The sessions will be recorded and available for free for a limited time but you must sign up in advance.