01 Nov 2023 – 02 Nov 2023
Atlanta, Phipps Mall

RetailLoco Americas 

Co hosted by Simon Mall – the Location Based Marketing Association provides this two day event with over 150+ attendees and has feature speakers exploring the latest developments in Retail Tech

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RetailLoco: Location of Now

Simon is Hosting RetailLoco 2023 in the Phipps Mall, Atlanta 

RetailLoco 2023, hosted by Simon in the Phipps Mall, offers numerous compelling benefits for speakers looking to participate in this event. Simon Malls, a prominent player in the retail industry, provides a unique platform for speakers to engage with a diverse and influential audience. Here are some key points outlining why speakers should consider signing up for RetailLoco in Atlanta.

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  • High-Profile Attendees: Engage with influential decision-makers in the retail industry.
  • Valuable Insights: Gain industry knowledge and trends from experts and peers.
  • Networking Opportunities: Forge valuable connections with industry professionals.
  • Promotion and Exposure: Receive extensive event promotion for increased visibility.
  • Innovation Showcase: Showcase your retail innovations and solutions.
  • Customized Experience: Tailored content to resonate with the audience.

Our Partner Nobu Hotels provides a hotel at the location

Nobu Hotels, a renowned luxury hotel brand, offers an unparalleled hospitality experience at the RetailLoco Atlanta location. With a commitment to impeccable service and an exquisite blend of modern elegance and Japanese-inspired design, Nobu Hotels redefines the art of hospitality.

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Speaker 2023

Around 20 experts from the technology, location services and retail sectors

Vincent Cevalte

Global Head Of Digital Media and Planning
RTL AdConnect

Terry Buchholz

Nobu Hospitality

Stephen(Don) Mallik

Chief AI Officer
Arivu IQ, Corp

Rob Grimes

Founder & CEO International Food and Beverage Technology Association

Payal K. Pande

Principal ConsultantPrincipal Consultant
Grey Space Matters

Patrick Flanagan

Simon Property Group

Nathan Pettyjohn

VR/AR Association

Mustafa Nisar

Director Exploratory Data Science and Analytics
The Home Depot

Morgan van Baren

Global VP of Product Management & Delivery
Mood Media

Michael La Kier

Digitally-infused Consumer & Shopper Marketing

Laura Daley

VP Strategy
Inspire Media Engine

Krista (Ittermann) Lang

Sr. Director, Media Strategy & Planning
Focus Brands LLC

Kevin Bentley

VP, Head of Technology
Jollibee Foods

Josh Rush

Co-Founder & CEO

Jenny Yeend

SVP, Director of Media & Strategy

Jared Hinshaw

Sr. Director IT PMO
Inspire Brands

Janelle Eng

General Manager & Area Director
Nobu Hospitality

Erik Carlson

VP Platform Sales

Dr. Nyah Alvin Zawolo Glay

Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)
Response Media

Dan Hight

VP, Channel Partnerships

Damien Hopkins

Senior Manager
The Home Depot

Crissie Perez

Sales & Client Partnerships Lead
Samsung Ads

Chris Oberholtzer

Broadcast Digital Media Director
Rooms To Go

Carsten Szameitat

President The LBMA
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer) at svarmony

Cami Zimmer

Chief Business Officer

Bryant Smith

VP, Software Engineering, 84.51˚/Kroger

Asif Khan

Founder & Chairman
The LBMA - Location Based Marketing Assocation

Arne Schönleben

svarmony - your XR expert

Angela Savage

Principal Team Leader

Program 2023

Please enjoy our program!

Day 1
01 Nov 2023

KEYNOTE: Everything is Local – Experiential Store

As retail looks to reposition how brick-and-mortar stores fit into the customer journey, experience has become a key marker. Shops are looking to give customers things that can’t be easily replicated online,...
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Asif Khan


Patrick Flanagan – SVP, Digital Development, Operations & Strategy
Patrick Flanagan

Keynote:  Metaverse Moves & Digital Twins

Moderator:  Nathan Pettyjohn – VRARA Brand and advertiser opportunities in the metaverse don’t lie with digital platforms and destinations – it’s actually users’ behaviours and actions that represent the pot...
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Nathan Pettyjohn

PANEL:  The Convergence of CTV and Location-Based Advertising: A Comprehensive Panel Discussion

Moderator:  Cristina Perez – Samsung Ads In the ever-evolving landscape of digital advertising, two prominent trends have emerged that are reshaping the industry: Connected TV (CTV) and location-based advertising. Our...
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Chris Oberholtzer
Krista (Ittermann) Lang
Jenny Yeend
Laura Daley
Vincent Cevalte
Crissie Perez

Keynote:  AI In Retail Storytelling

Keynote: Stephen(Don) Mallik, Chief AI Officer by Arivu IQ Corp. “Why Every Business Needs an AI Strategy?” In the ever-evolving landscape of AI, embracing the full potential of Generative AI...
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Stephen(Don) Mallik

PANEL:  The Rise of Retail Media Networks

Retail Media Networks have taken the advertising industry world by storm.  And like another platform, a retail media network needs good data to function.  This panel will discuss how location...
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Payal K. Pande
Dan Hight
Dr. Nyah Alvin Zawolo Glay
Michael La Kier


Asif Khan – GLI and Nobu Hospitality – In this session GroundLevel Insights and Nobu Hotels will share insights around how new technology helped them understand visitor patterns and cross...
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Terry Buchholz
Asif Khan

Keynote:  Leaning In To Last Mile

Morgan from Mood Media will share insights and learnings on retail media performance
Morgan van Baren


The journey from batch to real-time store technology and its impact on media and the brick-and-mortar shopping experiences.
Bryant Smith
Day 2
02 Nov 2023

Keynote:  Unlocking Retail Navigation

Carsten Szameitat – aryve In the retail industry, big data means a greater understanding of consumer shopping habits and how to attract new customers. This kind of data enables companies...
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Carsten Szameitat

PANEL:  Creating Great Customer Experiences

Moderator:  Erik Carlson During this panel we will explore traditional and creative ways of leveraging location-data to drive Big L (and little l) Loyalty. We will also explore new ways...
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Erik Carlson
Damien Hopkins
Lanna O’Connor
Melissa Berger


At SURREAL we enable clients to connect, create, collaborate and celebrate with their customers in entirely new ways. As a first of its kind virtual events platform, SURREAL provides a...
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Josh Rush

PANEL:  Restaurant Re-Invention

Moderator: Lauren Selman – VP, Operations – IFBTA Kevin Bentley –  VP, Head of Technology – Jollibee Foods Jared Hinshaw – Walk On’s   COVID wreaked havoc on the restaurant...
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Angela Savage
Kevin Bentley
Jared Hinshaw
Lauren Selman


During this session we will highlight some of the best case studies showing the deployment of innovative technology in our industry.

RetailTour ™️ in Phipps Plaza by Simon Mall

Join us as we go into the mall and see all the technology we’ve been discussing in action as we visit some of the most innovative stores on the planet.

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The Best Retail Case Awards North America 2023 award various solutions from the eCommerce and retail software products. In this round of awards, you will get to know some application examples with which retail and its service partners are equipping themselves for the challenges of the present and the future. 

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    Sponsoring options

    Keynote, Leads, Master Classes


    As headline sponsor, they get the undivided attention of all participants, whether on-site, streamed or on-demand.

    • 30 min KEYNOTE
    • Stand alone Newsletter
    • Logo at all media 

    You will also receive the participant data / leads of RetailLoco

    15.000 USD/EUR

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    MASTER Classes

    As part of your own masterclass, you can generate qualified leads on site and also in the on-demand area of The LBMA.

    • 45 min digital Master Class
    • Stand alone Newsletter 
    • Participation at one panel

    You will also receive the participant data / leads of RetailLoco

    8,500 USD/EUR

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    You can sponsor our RetailLoco Event and our digital platform

    • Dinner
    • Panel
    • Breakfast 
    • Live Tour
    • Badges / Lanyards 

    You will also receive the participant data / leads of RetailLoco

    each 5,500 USD/EUR

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    RetailLoco by

    RetailLoco is organized by the international trade association for location-based technology solutions and marketing. With 1,400 members from 20 countries, it promotes exchange in the digital stationary retail world.

    Every RetailLoco partner is automatically listed in the Best Retail Cases database. The initiative of the LBMA collects and shows cases around retail. In addition, the best applications and installations are honored with the Best Retail Cases Award.


    Angie Szameitat
    Product Owner RetailLoco Europe & North America

    Mail: angie@thelbma.services
    +49 (8122) 5536-440