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POPAI U On the Road: Canada

Date: 05/08/2014

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May 8, 2014
8:00 AM - 12 PM
Hershey Canada
5750 Explorer Drive, 4th Floor
Mississauga, ON

Digital Marketing at the Retail Level

Join fellow Canadian In-Store Marketing Professionals for a half-day of educational sessions around the topic of digital marketing at the retail level. There will be a catered breakfast and a program with three speakers.

Mark your calendars for May 8th.


Program Schedule
8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:45 AM Registration Ends
9:00 AM Program with Speakers Starts
12:00 PM Program ends


Svetlana Uduslivaia

Speaker Information

Svetlana Uduslivaia is a Senior Research Analyst working in Euromonitor International’s Chicago office. In her role, Svetlana manages the research program on Canadian consumer markets and coordinates a team of in-country analysts located in Canada. Previously, she was working as an in-country Research Analyst for Canada and was located in Montreal, Quebec, covering industries such as Pet Food and Pet Care Products, Cosmetics & Toiletries, Packaged Foods, Drinks, and many others. Svetlana has a Master degree in Sociology from Lancaster University, UK, and Central European University (Hungary) and a Bachelor Degree in History from Moldova State University.

She will look at the overall retailing landscape in Canada – current trends and growth opportunities, best performing vs weak categories – as well as will discuss trends in Canadian e-commerce. The presentation will also address future growth opportunities in Canada and will briefly review new concepts deployed by retailers in other countries as “food for thought” with respect to successful strategies for growth.



Gaye Mandel

Gaye Mandel is the Director, Advertising for The Home Depot (Canada) and has been with the company for almost 8 years.

In her role, Gaye has overall strategic responsibility for creative, production and media placement of all legacy and digital customer-facing advertising and promotional activity including television, radio, flyers, signage, sponsorships, in-store experience and gift cards in English and French and to targeted Ethnic groups.  She also oversees the brand integrity and integration with homedepot.ca and across all other media touch-points. Gaye joined THD as Senior Manager, Advertising in June 2006. Gaye’s long retail career progressed through more senior marketing and advertising positions at well-known Canadian brands including Shoppers Drug Mart, The Katz Group (Pharmaplus/Rexall), Biway Stores, Pizza Pizza and more. She will present the value, worth and application of digital marketing at retail.



Gary Schwartz

Over the past 15 years, Gary Schwartz has played a leadership role in the mobile industry. Gary is the CEO of Impact Mobile, Inc. (Toronto) and the author of "THE IMPULSE ECONOMY" and "FAST SHOPPER, SLOW STORE." In 2013, Gary was recognized by Mobile Marketer publication as the "Mobile Commerce Evangelist of the Year.”  Gary founded Impact Mobile in 2002, a mobile technology company specializing in retail and brand solutions.

He is an alum of Columbia University in New York and the Stanford University Center in Yokohama, where he was the recipient of the Asia and Japan Foundation Fellowship.

Gary will present how the phone in 2014  is becoming less of a Cracker Jack container that acts as a repository of millions of sundry apps, and more of an intelligent device that performs as a server that can manage our world through smart profiling......and more!


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POP-UP Creative Gallery

Date: 05/29/2014


"Sip, View and Vote"

May 29, 2014
Metropolitan Pavilion
4:00 - 8:00 PM

Join us for a one-night-only creative gallery at the Metropolitan Pavilion's Metropolitan Suite. The May 29th's curation of innovative in-store displays will highlight the talents of agencies and producers. POPAI's POP-UP Creative Gallery, set in the heart of Chelsea, will be the perfect setting to network with fellow industry professionals and to share your design capabilities in a relaxed, yet high-end venue. Attendees will enjoy the gallery, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, voting for the night's POP-UP Creative Award Winner, and have a chance to win a raffle prize.  Add this event to your calendar.

Deadline to Enter: May 14th

Metropolitan Pavilion
2nd Floor - Metropolitan Suite
123 W 18th St. (Between 6th and 7th Ave)
1, 2  to 18th; F & M to 14th St.;  A ,C, & E  to 14th St.

Program Schedule
3:30 PM Registration
4:00 PM Speaker Presentations
5:00 - 6:30 PM Cocktail Reception and Gallery Floor Open for Viewing and Voting
7:00 PM Winners of POP-UP Choice Award Announced
8:00 PM Event Ends

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Retail Asia Expo

Date: 06/10/2014

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Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

June 10-12, 2014


Join POPAI as we introduce POPAI Asia at The Retail Asia Expo. It is an annual trade show and conference that caters to retailers in Asia Pacific. The award-winning exhibition consists of four focus areas: Retail Technology, Retail Design & In-Store Marketing, eCommerce World and Retail Property.

The expo showcases retail solutions from over 150 local and international exhibitors. There are also various educational seminars, a gala dinner, a cocktail reception, and retail awards. POPAI's Richard Winter will also be presenting Shopper Behavior and Insights:  New Findings from the 2014 Shopper Engagement Study.

To find more information about this expo, go here.

To register, go here.