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Brand Management conference is coming in a month, the last places are on sale

(Praha, 19 September) The best of Czech marketing will feature at the Brand Management conference by Blue Events. On October 19, 2022, the program at the Cubex Centre Prague will focus on what we are good at and how we can sell it. The organizers summarized it in the slogan "CZech In: First Class Marketing".

How Technologies Help Retailers Become More Efficient

The organizers of Retail Summit, the annual large meeting of the entire retail market, come with a smaller specialized event tailored to today's fast times. The conference from the cycle "Retail in Detail" to be held on October 4, 2022 is subtitled "Digitech" and deals with technologies for more efficient business.

Transparent communication and involvement of people in the processes´ creation is crucial today

The Human Capital 2022 conference took place on May 24 in Prague. Those who directly cultivate people in companies met in person. The program was dominated by data, those from the labour market and also the data usage to strengthen the business. The topics of communication and employee turnover were reflected among the speeches.

Keep your minds opened, calls on CFOs Tomáš Kouřil from O2

Almost two hundred CFOs discussed how to deal with situations they had not faced before in finance management at the eleventh CFO Congress held on May 18, 2022 at the Czech National Bank.

Retail Summit 2022 gave a new energy to retail business and encouraged meaningful changes

More than a thousand key players of the retail market met in person this week at Retail Summit 2022 in Prague Congress Centre. Over the course of three days, more than 70 local and foreign speakers presented their views on meaningful future, most notably expressed by humanity, sustainability and efficiency. More than 50 partners of the summit, led by Plzeňský Prazdroj, Salesforce, U&Sluno and Mastercard, presented their products and services directly at the centre.

The Slovak New Retail Summit 2022 will take place in April, offering advantageous admission for the "fastest"

This year, it was once again confirmed that the New Retail Summit became the largest meeting of retailers and their suppliers in Slovakia. At the beginning of September Summit welcomed four hundred people. The next year is scheduled for April 2022. The registration is just opening and the main topic is being published.

Registration on Retail Summit 2022 has been opened, first one hundred gets „Super Fast“ price

After the success of this year, the organizers of Retail Summit plan next big encounter of retailers and their suppliers on April 4–6, 2022, in Prague Congress Centre again. Registration has been opened for those who do not want to miss it. Despite of postponed date, there was almost a thousand of participants at Retail Summit 2021 this September.

How to get the most from the covid experience for future will be discussed at Human Capital 2021

Representatives of top management and other experts who cultivate employee experience in companies will meet at annual expert conference Human Capital on December 1, 2021 at Spojka Events in Prague. The program content will focus on stories, how to use experience gained during the pandemic for future development of both companies and its employees.

Retail Summit 2021 encouraged retailers to cooperate in new reality

Almost a thousand of key retail players met this week in person at Retail Summit 2021 in Prague Congress Centre. It was one of larger events of this year´s congress season. It turned out that retail not only got over the shock and unprecedent market fluctuation, it has been preparing for a new reality.

Retail Summit is sold out! But the summit year 2022 is coming up.

During the last few days, the capacity of the premises in the Prague Congress Centre reserved for Retail Summit 2021 has been filled in a record fast way. Therefore, the organizers are forced to close the registration for the year 2021.

Expert meeting Friends of Pets 2021 attracted 150 representatives of producers, retailers and suppliers of pet care

The program of the conference on September 2, 2021 stressed topics of customer behaviour, sustainability, rewarding or phenomenon of coronavirus era masters. The presentation on communication campaigns of Michal Michňa from Publicis Groupe and interview with animal trainer František Šusta gained the highest ranking from the audience.

150 Chief financial officers spoke about the impact of the pandemic at CFO Congress 2021

One of the first conferences organized after a long pause with present audience was focused on agenda of financial officers. The participants of CFO Congress 2021 filled the allowed capacity of the Czech National Bank hall on June 22 completely. Topics of people in companies, digitalization of the processes and sustainability dominated the program. The pandemic experience was frequently mentioned. However, the speakers focused mostly on future.

The Brand Management 2021 conference will kickstart Czech marketing

On October 13, Blue Events will organize Brand Management 2021, the largest Czech conference on brands. The event will take place live at the Cubex Center in Prague. The goal is to give courage to everyone who believes in the value of real marketing.

Human Capital 2020: In the crisis, the importance of human resources departments has increased

Flexibility and resilience will determine the future of work. The current crisis requires companies to listen to the needs of employees and respond quickly to them. At online conference Human Capital 2020 brought stories from companies whose management proudly faced to difficult times.

CFO Congress 2020 was organized as a live event showing the effects of the new reality on companies

The new reality, to which companies had to adapt quickly during the coronavirus crisis, will be reflected in their functioning still long after the crisis dies down. This was confirmed by the conclusions of the 9th CFO Congress conference held on September 2, 2020 at the Czech National Bank in Prague. The participation of more than 150 CFOs and other finance and purchasing experts shows that there is nothing to replace the power of face-to-face meetings. Despite the current measures, people want to meet. The contributions were of course influenced by the impact of the Covid crisis and the technological readiness of companies to work from home.

Let´s squeze the data for insights

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Professor at the Oxford University and Keynote Speaker at the Primetime for Big Data conference in Prague, shares his view on the current challenges and opportunities in the world full of (unused) data.

Marketing has another chance to become a superpower

For marketers, a large window for change has just opened—and the prize is big. Take a look at the new message from Thomas Barta, the keynote speaker of Brand Management 2020 conference in Prague coming up on September 30th.

The biggest conference on brands will be held at the end of September 2020 with the topic “marketing as a super leader“

On September 30, 2020, Blue Events is organising the annual Brand Management conference in the Cubex Centrum Prague with the leadership expert Thomas Barta as the keynote speaker.

Sad news from Blue Events

We regret to announce that on March 5, Tomáš Krásný, a founder and a co-owner of Blue Events passed away unexpectedly.

Toby Pickard, IGD London, the key note of New Retail Summit 2020, in an interview for RETAIL magazin.sk

The winners are retailers who turn shopping into an „omnichannel“ experience

Retail Summit 2020: Record attendance and openness of a number of speeches

In 26-year history of this top meeting of retail market players, Retail Summit 2020 has stood up with the highest participation of over 1,100 managers and experts. Also, the openness and specificity of a number of speeches was unprecedented so far, confirming that "something is really happening" and our market is entering a new phase of development. The rise of new retail ecosystem with many interconnected sales and communication channels is key phenomenon of it. Thanks to the new technologies, everything is not only faster, but also significantly more transparent. Sustainability and a fair relationship with all stake-holders, as well as with the overall environment, are therefore a key strategic imperative.

Detailed program of New Retail Summit 2020 just published!

Blue Events, supported by SAMO – Slovak Association of Modern Trade and other partners, are preparing new top–to-top meeting for the Slovak retail and consumer markets. It will be organized under New Retail Summit 2020 brand in Bratislava, on March 4th. Integral part of the Summit is gala evening with Mastercard Slovak Retailer of the Year award ceremony.

Retail Summit 2020 will advise how not to get lost in the jungle of the new retail ecosystem

Retail Summit 2020, to be held on February 3-5 2020, at Prague's Clarion Congress Hotel, will focus on how to succeed in the new retail ecosystem. The organizers of the Summit have just published its detailed program, which will present more than 120 top representatives of the brick and mortar retail as well as e-Commerce, experts and major suppliers of goods and technology.

The Human Capital 2019: Seek for devoted employees who help you when crisis hits

Squeezing employees out in times of economic growth and dismissing them when recession starts is becoming increasingly short-sighted approach which more and more companies leave behind. On the other hand, well-being and potential development are gaining in importance, and companies want their employees to work with internal motivation stemming from enthusiasm, not from the prospect of a quarterly bonus. At least, this was one of broad agreements among the Human Capital 2019 conference’s participants.

Online ticket sales for Retail Summit 2020 launched. Benefit from discounted prices for the timely registered or go the unique CZ & SK Special offer!

Retail Summit 2020 taking place on February 3- 5, 2020 at the Clarion Congress Hotel Prague will explore how to take advantage of the opportunities given by the new market structure and new communication and distribution channels.

Big Data 2020 with many innovations: new location, international keynote speaker

The conference Primetime for… Big Data 2019 was received with great interest and was completely sold out. The organizers of Blue Events are therefore moving the 2020 edition to an even larger space. They also invited a renowned keynote speaker, professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, co-author of the only book on big data translated into Czech. The conference will take place on March 25, 2020 in Prague's Clarion Congress Hotel.

The industry meeting of Friends of Pets will again be associated with competition PET SHOP of the Year 2020

Friends of Pets 2020 is a conference focused on the ever growing category of petfood and pet needs that generates very interesting financial results. This is particularly evident in recent years, when manufacturers and retailers react to the increasing purchasing power and customer demand, and focus on offering premium products and other value-added services (veterinary consultancy, animal cosmetics, or even animal psychology).

Blue Events 2020 Portfolio: New Projects and Annual Business Meetings

Conferences will cover diverse fields from Marketing, Sales, Finance, PR, HR, IT or Retail.

New Retail Summit 2020: Preparations of new top-to-top event just kicked-off

Slovak retail and consumer markets are undergoing dynamic changes. Definitively something deserving a relevant attention and professional discussion. The right moment to launch the Summit of all people actively participating in the creation of new retail. The strong reason for Blue Events and co-operating partners to organize the new top-to-top event, labelled New Retail Summit 2020, on 4th March 2020 at DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in Bratislava.

The main topic of Retail Summit 2020 published!

Retail Summit 2020, the highly representative meeting of the most important players at the Czech and European Market will take place on February 3 – 5, 2020. The organizers have just published its main topic: "New Retail Ecosystem".