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North America's Thought Leaders To Convene In Tucson At GDS International's Seventh Next Generation Retail Summit In May

TUCSON, Arizona, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

April 12, 2013: GDS International today announced it will host its seventh Next Generation Retail US summit on the 15 th to the 17 th of May 2013 at the prestigious JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson, Arizona.

The summit - which takes place over two and a half days - boasts a delegation of 80 handpicked C-level executives from across the retail sector. Once there, executives are given the opportunity to engage in a series of peer-led panel discussions, content-rich workshops and thought-provoking keynote speaker presentations to ensure that they leave the event with a secure foothold for the challenging year ahead.

This year's Next Generation Retail US summit will focus on a range of hot topics, including: digital technologies, customer engagement and the mobility movement. Delegates will also be looking at broader issues, including mobile product strategy development, consumer engagement in the SoLoMo Revolution, and collaboration in the changing landscape of marketing and IT.

Attending the NG Retail US Summit this year will be Chris Friedland, CEO for; Brad Alan Taylor, VP National Specialty Retail for Coca-Cola Refreshments; Jonathan Stephen, Head of Mobile for JetBlue Airways; Tom Schuetz, CTO NA for Luxottica; and Craig Miller, CIO/CTO for Sonic Drive-In.

Heather Briden, Next Generation Retail US Summit Director for GDS International, the global events company behind the summit, said: "We are very excited to kick off the seventh Next Generation Retail summit, which is taking place at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, in May. There will be 80-plus C-level and VP-level executives from the top 100 retailers in the United States attending an excellent three days of peer led, high level discussions on some of the most pressing issues impacting the retail sector in the US.

She continued: "We are hugely grateful for the expertise and input from all of our session leaders in putting the program together to help set this summit's focused agenda. As the world's business-to-business summits producer, GDS is organizing 60 events in 2013 from a number of different verticals. Our summit's products are truly global and every one is run to the same exceptional standards."

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