Events
RetailTech 2022
May 26, 2022, GRAND HOTEL, BUCHAREST

  

RetailTech 2022

 Cash Management • Process Optimization • Resource Efficiency • Technology • Automation  

 We invite you to join us at the 5th annual edition of GovNET RetailTech 2022 Forum, organized on May 26, 2022, in Bucharest, at Grand Hotel ( former InterContinental Hotel). 

How can retail costs be optimized and what are the process automation solutions? 

The 5th edition of the RetailTech Romania conference will focus Tech-Trends that drive the Future of Retail in 2022 and on how technology contributes to the efficiency of store operations and of the retail sector in general. 

The rapid evolution of technology in the field offers huge opportunities for retailers by offering business efficiency solutions.

Leveraging the benefits of new equipment, IT solutions and innovative technologies, as well as interpreting the massive amount of data available, can significantly improve operational efficiency in day-to-day business. 

See you at the 2022 edition! 


GENERAL INFORMATION 

Participation return policy:

- if the request for cancellation is made up to 45 calendar days before the event, the amount paid will be returned in full;

- if the request for cancellation is made up to 30 calendar days before the event, 70% of the amount paid is returned;

- if the request for cancellation is made up to 15 calendar days before the event, 50% of the amount paid is returned;

- if the request for cancellation is made less than 7 days before the event, the amount paid will not be returned:

 

If the conference is canceled due to force majeure, unavailability of the conference venue, the organizer reserves the right to cancel the conference. In case of cancellation, all participants will be informed promptly. In this case, all registration fees will be refunded.


Data protection and sharing of contact details

The conference organizer will collect and store your personal data for the preparation and execution of the conference, as well as to inform you about future projects related to your industry. Your contact details will only be passed on to partners directly involved in the conference organization as partners for follow-up purposes. If you have any questions about our privacy policy and about the processing of email and related personal data, please feel free to email us at sales@govnet.ro

 

 

 

 

 

Program
09:00 - 09:30
REGISTRATION
  • Participants registration and welcome note

 

09:30 - 11:00
FIRST SESSION

 THE RETAIL MARKET IN DEMAND FOR DIGITALIZATION 

  • Retail Must Go On! How retailers prepare for post-pandemic times 
  • Optimising costs through collaborations between e-Commerce and omni-channel retailers 
  • Shifts in how retailers adress customers needs and the future of retail 
  • Are you giving your customers a great brand experience? A wake up call on customer expperiences. 
  • The rise of Quick Commerce
SPEAKERS:

• Robert Berza - Vice President of eMAG and CEO Fashion Days
• Adrian Staicu - Manager, Custom Software Division at HTSS
• Cătălin Pozdarie - General Manager and Administrator of Hervis Sports in Romania
• Raluca Palada - Partner Success Manager, Merchant Solutions TBI Bank
• Dragoș Arnăutu - CEO of FAN Delivery

Q&A SESSION 

 

11:00 - 11:30
SESSION BREAK
  • Networking coffee break

 

11:30 - 13:00
SECOND SESSION

WAYS THAT TECHNOLOGY WILL DRIVE THE FUTURE OF RETAIL

Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Smart Store, customer engagement, mobile payment, cloud-based services are hot topics within this session 

  •  
  • Technologies in trend for online and offline retail that are about to transform shopping
  • How new technologies can help you remain at the forefront
  • Personalization channel by channel (e-mail, mobile, web, in-store strategy) or a unified
  • omnichannel strategy?
  • The next wave of the payments revolution. Cash management and cost optimization
  • Retail Analytics and Insights
  •  The use of technology to achieve client engagement in retail - AI and augmented reality
SPEAKERS:

• Edvin Abdulachim - Commercial Manager, Altex and Media Galaxy
• Marian Diaconu - IT Director at Decathlon
• Răzvan Ghelmeci - Executive Director of CIT One SA
• Roxana Podoleanu - INTERSPORT Romania (& Bulgaria) E-commerce Supervisor
• Dragoș Bălan - General Manager at Marcom Hub
• Daria Balea - Cofounder Immersivibes
• Andrei Schuster - Cofounder Immersivibes

Q&A SESSION

 

13:00 - 14:00
Networking Meetings
  • Networking and Individual Meetings in the Expo Zone
Speakers
Robert Berza
Vice President of eMAG and CEO Fashion Days

Robert Berza is the Vice President of emag and CEO Fashion Days and leads a team of over 500 specialists in online retail and fashion. With over 10 years of experience in ecommerce, business development, new media and marketing, Robert Berza has contributed to the development of several brands locally or internationally. Prior to joining the Fashion Days team, Robert was also: Country Manager Zoot in Romania, eMAG Romania Marketing Director, Head of Internet Division within CME (Central European Media Enterprises), Internet Manager within ProTV.

Adrian Staicu
Manager – Custom Software Division at HTSS

Adrian Staicu leads the Custom Software division of HTSS and is dedicated to the mission of this division to revolutionize the way HTSS customers do business in the digital age. Adrian is an expert in management and communication, MBA graduate with a focus on finance and with over 17 years of experience in business management in the fields of IT, finance, media and general entrepreneurship.

Catalin Pozdarie
General Manager and Administrator of Hervis Sports in Romania
Catalin George Pozdarie is the General Manager and Administrator of Hervis Sports in Romania, member of the SPAR Group Austria. His extensive experience of almost thirty years in the retail and retail reals estate market makes him one the most respected professionals on the market.
Dragoș Arnăutu
CEO of FAN Delivery

Although he graduated from law school, Dragoș Arnăutu chose to follow a completely different path. And "road" is a word that could not be more appropriate, because his entire career is related to transport, logistics and courier.

With over 20 years of experience in the field, Dragoș has worked in renowned companies in the courier industry and has been with the FAN Courier team since 2020. In 2021, he accepted the challenge of coordinating the FAN Delivery project as CEO. His expertise in logistics, but also his entrepreneurial spirit helps him to transform FAN Delivery from a pilot project to a national one.

Raluca Palada
Partner Success Manager, Merchant Solutions TBI Bank

Having more than 2 years in TBI Bank and 15 years in banking and insurance business, I have gained a wide experience in managing the partnerships with merchants who want to offer innovative payment solutions to their clients.

Because e-commerce in Romania has a great development potential, together with TBI Bank I have focused on engaging all our resources for growing this business and offer adapted payment methods.

Marian Diaconu
IT Director at Decathlon

With over 15 years of experience in IT and Retail, Marian leads the IT Department for Decathlon Romania,  composed by 3 teams in charge of local and international projects. Since 2015, the IT Shared Service Center provides support services to more than 20 Decathlon countries worldwide.

Roxana Podoleanu
INTERSPORT Romania (& Bulgaria) E-commerce Supervisor

With over 10 years experience in the online commerce, Roxana joined Intersport one year ago where she has contributed in the acceleration of the company's e-commerce growth. 

She is responsible for managing the eShop development projects and related services, increasing the customers omnichannel experience for Intersport Romania and starting this year also for Intersport Bulgaria.


Daria Balea
Cofounder Immersivibes

From a simple idea to a fast-growing business at the moment, Immersivibes was founded during 4 years of study at EA - The Entrepreneurship Academy, a faculty that is part of an international network of entrepreneurship programs and business studies. The agency was created through the ambition of 2 students, Daria Balea and Andrei Schuster, to bring a new breath in the world of creatives in Romania and beyond. Immersivibes is an immersive tech marketing agency, which deals with creating innovative and interactive experiences, with the help of the latest technologies, such as augmented reality.

Andrei Schuster
Cofounder Immersivibes

From a simple idea to a fast-growing business at the moment, Immersivibes was founded during 4 years of study at EA - The Entrepreneurship Academy, a faculty that is part of an international network of entrepreneurship programs and business studies. The agency was created through the ambition of 2 students, Daria Balea and Andrei Schuster, to bring a new breath in the world of creatives in Romania and beyond. Immersivibes is an immersive tech marketing agency, which deals with creating innovative and interactive experiences, with the help of the latest technologies, such as augmented reality.

Dragoș Bălan
General Manager at Marcom Hub

Dragoș Bălan is one of the most well-known and active Romanian entrepreneurs in the marketing and event production industry. Driven by empathy, connecting with people and their contexts has managed to maintain valuable relationships and gain the trust of customers. The creative production agency Grafica si Tipar was born out of the desire, but also the need identified in the market, to improve corporate printed materials in the early 2000s, turning them into surprising experiences for those times. Having a curious nature and a diverse set of interests, years ago he began to experiment with technology by implementing AR & VR in corporate projects, thus creating the Marcom Hub, an unconventional space for memorable #techexperience experiences.

Edvin Abdulachim
Commercial Manager, Altex and Media Galaxy

With 20 years of experience in retail industry, Edvin Abdulachim coordinates around 125 Altex and Media Galaxy magazines as Commercial Director. He contributes to optimize the omnichannel strategy in order to offer a good buying experience to Altex customers, in both channels online and offline. He decided to access this opportunity in 2018 as Commercial Director, previously he was 9 years sales director Samsung Electronics Romania, and in period 2002-2009 he was retail manager at Altex Romania.

Razvan Ghelmeci
Executive Director of CIT One SA

A graduate of the Academy of Economoc Studies in Bucharest with a Master ASE Bucharest, , Razvan held various positions in BCR during 2005-2015 in the areas of internal audit and operations until the Executive Director of the Back Office.

Since 2015 Razvan Ghelmeci is the Executive Director (CEO) at CIT One SA (former BCR Procesare SRL)

CIT One separated from BCR in 2010, taking over the cash transport and processing activities. In 2015, it changed its name to CIT One. Also in 2015, the company started to provide activities for banks other than BCR. In 2020, the company changed its shareholding structure by co-opting BRD and Raiffeisen Romania, the 3 banks holding an equal share in the company. CIT One currently serves 8 commercial banks and their corporate clients, having contracts with all the top 6 banks as assets (BT, BCR, BRD, ING, RZB, UCT). 

 

Sponsors
Media partners
Venue
Grand Hotel
BUCHAREST
Phone:
web:

The 2022 edition of RetailTech will take place at the Grand Hotel Bucharest (former Intercontinental Bucharest).

The 5-star Grand Hotel Bucharest is located in University Square, right next to the National Theater and a short walk from the Old Town and offers spectacular views of downtown Bucharest.

 

Event Registration
Registration: Conference  participation fee is 59 € + VAT/ person.

The fee includes the participation in the conference sessions,  coffee breaks and lunch, as well as the conference proceedings documents. 
All registration fees mentioned above exclude 19% Romanian VAT.
Govnet Next Events