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IRDC Agenda 2020

In Fall 2020, retail’s most inspiring thought leaders will assemble in Denver…

From transformational design ideas to breathtaking sensory experiences, retail comes alive September 22 – 24 in the Mile High City of Denver. Recognized for its thriving music and food scene, cultural attractions and the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains, Denver is the perfect setting to bring together retail influencers from the world’s top brands for two days of unforgettable collaboration and education. Register for IRDC today and come be part of moving retail forward in the new decade.

We are currently developing our 2020 program. Please check back on this page for regular updates and session additions.

For initial planning purposes, below is a tentative daily agenda to help you with scheduling your trip to IRDC 2020.

09/22/2020

8:00am to 5:00pm

Register at your leisure

12:00pm to 5:00pm

More information coming soon

5:00pm to 7:00pm

this casual get-together is the perfect way to kick off this year’s IRDC event with speakers, Editorial Advisory Board members and friends, both old and new. Plus,  we’ll honor our 2020 Designer...

09/23/2020

8:00am to 9:00am

Jump start your IRDC experience when you join fellow attendees for coffee, juice and serve-yourself breakfast items, as well as great networking opportunities.

9:00am to 12:00pm

More information coming soon.

12:00pm to 1:30pm

IRDC’s lively lunchtime discussions are as much about learning from peers as they are about networking with them. Hosted by VMSD Advisory Board members, editorial staff and conference sponsors,...

1:30pm to 2:30pm

More information coming soon

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Don't miss your chance to leave the four walls of our conference sessions behind for the afternoon to experience our extraordinary host city during these self-led retail inspiration walking tours...

6:00pm to 8:00pm

The annual Iron Merchant visual merchandising challenge (now in its 15th year) is a mashup of improvisation, performance art and design science – plus one secret ingredient to shake things up!...

09/24/2020

8:00am to 9:00am

Jump start your IRDC experience when you join fellow attendees for coffee, juice and serve-yourself breakfast items, as well as great networking opportunities.

9:00am to 12:00pm

More information coming soon

12:00pm to 1:30pm

IRDC’s lively lunchtime discussions are as much about learning from peers as they are about networking with them. Hosted by VMSD Advisory Board members, editorial staff and conference sponsors,...

1:30pm to 5:00pm

More information coming soon

6:00pm to 8:00pm

IRDC 2020 Closing Reception Location TBD.