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Global DIY Summit Preparing Managers For A Rapidly Changing World

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The 8th Global DIY Summit is taking place in RAI Amsterdam, NL on the 10th - 12th of June 2020. The event expects to receive over 1,100 delegates from 50 countries to attend the Summit. Where 100+ participants are industry consultants, 550+ are suppliers and manufacturers and 350+ are retailers.

The New Normal: Adapting to a Rapidly Changing World is the motto of the 8th Global DIY Summit 2020. Our world is changing at an accelerating pace as technology breakthroughs now happen every three to six months whereas it used to be once every five or six years.  The reality is that business is becoming ever more complex at a greater speed, yet not all organisations are adjusting or preparing fast enough to handle the next level of change and complexity.

The Summit will have a pleasure to welcome prominent speakers over the course of 2 days. Nick Botter, Industry CTO Retail EMEA from Salesforce, will open the Personalisation session, whilst Mark Haviland, EVP Brand Development and Sustainability from Rakuten EMEA, will talk about The Age of Responsibility. Veronica Civiero, Global Solutions Manager from Facebook, will give an insight to The Future Of Marketplaces, so as will Tobias Pohl, Industry Manager Retail - Multichannel from Google. Andreas Kerschner, Category Group Leader from Alibaba Group, will give a workshop to companies who want to trade in China and Paul Martin, Head of Retail from KPMG, will present the latest Home Improvement Retail trends during the last session of the summit.

“EDRA and GHIN are delighted to announce that in 2020 the Global DIY Summit will welcome a record number of retailers, especially from Asia”, said John Herbert, General Secretary EDRA/GHIN.  

“With so much choice, and with a growing number of channels in which to purchase, manufacturers and suppliers need to innovate like never before. To achieve desired business results, suppliers and manufacturers need to maximise strategic cooperation with retailers. Our Global DIY Summit creates perfect atmosphere to innovate together”, said Ralf Rahmede, General Manager fediyma.

“Our global networking event is the best place to expand your knowledge of the industry’s breakthrough innovations and to get inspired from leading international tech-companies”, said Iñaki Maillard, General Manager Global DIY Summit.

Registrations for the 8th Global DIY Summit opened on the 2nd of December. Many Executive Managers from all over the world have already registered for the networking event of the home improvement industry.

Learn more about the Global DIY Summit here.

Source : Global DIY Summit

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12 December 2019

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