Center for Retail Enterprises
2017 Retail Summit
Join us for the seventh annual Retail Summit on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Ornelas Activity Center from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Featuring guest speaker R. David Mahon, Chief Security Officer for CenturyLink, Inc. Mahon will discuss emerging trends and new technologies in cybersecurity for retail and services. Lunch will be provided. Individual tickets can be purchase through Eventbrite. To sponsor the event, please contact Jessica Brown.
2016 Retail Summit
The University of Texas at Tyler Center for Retail Enterprises held it's sixth annual Retail Summit on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at the Ornelas Activity Center. Featured guest speaker was David Bishop, Managing Partner of Balvor LLC and Segment Leader at Brick Meets Click.
The Center for Retail Enterprises also partnered with the Longview Chamber of Commerce and held a second Retail Summit on Friday, February 26, 2016 at Pinecrest Country Club in Longview. Featured guest speaker was Stepp Stevens Sydnor, founder of Stepp Sydnor Training Solutions and author of Survive or Thrive.
2015 Retail Summit
The University of Texas at Tyler Center for Retail Enterprises and Tyler Junior College held the 2015 Retail Summit in April. The event featured a first ever panel discussion with retailer, industry, and technology perspectives.
2014 Retail Summit
The 2014 Retail Summit and Training Sessions were a huge success. Guest speakers Richard Dorough and Robert Wallace of PricewaterhouseCoopers discussed Cybercrime in the Retail Industry.
A special thank you to our 2014 Retail Summit Sponsors: Austin Bank, Brookshire Grocery Company, Cavender's Boot City, Southside Bank, Texas Retailers Education Foundation (TREF).
For more information contact the Center for Retail Enterprises at 903.565.5660 or email CRE@uttyler.edu.