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    CrossTalk 2012 Overview

  • June 26-28, 2012 Swisstel, Chicago IL

    CrossTalk is an exclusive conference that draws retail executives together to share insight around improving the performance of

    their organizations.

    The allure of CrossTalk lies in the community experience that is driven by retailers sharing best practices, delivering new insights,

    discovering new trends and recognizing industry accomplishments. Within this elite forum, we strive to provide business value

    to our customer community.

    Attendance Profile

    Expected Attendance Retail Attendees: 225 250

    Sponsors: 25 - 30

    Oracle Retail CrossTalk 2012

    Sponsors: 25 - 30

    Registration Retailers: Complimentary to Invited Guests

    Sponsors: Included as part of sponsorship and number based on sponsorship level

    Focus Areas Merchandising, Stores, Commerce, Supply Chain, Business Intelligence, Pricing, Planning

    and Allocation, eCommerce, Customer Experience Management

    Recommended Titles Vice President, CXO, and Senior Director

    Industry Focus Specialty, Hard Line, Grocery, Fashion, and General Merchandisers

    Number of Attendees Retailer: Up to 4 attendees from one retailer are permitted to attend CrossTalk (those

    seeking additional headcount should contact your Customer Marketing Manager)

    Sponsor: Based on the number allowed as per sponsorship level

    Geographic Representation Global

  • 7-11 MexicoAcademy SportsAdvance Auto PartsAholdAldo GroupArgos LtdAAFESBarnes & Noble CollegeBed Bath & BeyondBelk, Inc.Best BuyBJ's Wholesale Club

    Eddie BauerEl Corte InglesEletrosomEurosetFamily DollarFarmatodoGaleria KaufhofGaleries LafayetteGander MountainGAP, IncGiant Food Stores Gordmans

    MD Anderson Cancer CenterMedia-SaturnMills Supply IncMr Price GroupMusician's FriendNational Geographic SocietyNational PenNetrada NetshoesNEXCOMNordstromOrscheln Farm & Home

    SUPERVALUTalbotsThe Cato CorporationThe Container StoreThe Disney StoreThe Kroger Co.The TJX CompaniesThe Walt Disney CompanyThe Wet Seal Inc. Toys R UsUrban Outfitters Inc.Veterans Canteen Service


    BJ's Wholesale ClubBuild-A-BearBurlington Coat FactoryCarrefourCasa PernambucanasChalhoubCharming ShoppesChico'sCoachCVS CaremarkDSWEdcon

    GordmansGrupo Pao de AcucarGroupe DynamiteGymboreeKaiser Permanente Kirkland'sLexisNexisLojas Salfer Louis VuittonLowe's CompaniesMacy'sMQUINA DE VENDAS

    Orscheln Farm & HomeO'STIN (Sportmaster)OXXOPA Liquor Control BoardQatar Fuel (WOQOD)Reitmans Rogers CommunicationsSaks Fifth AvenueScheelsSinopharmSprintStein Mart

    Veterans Canteen ServiceWarnacoWoolworthsWm Morrisons

  • Program Includes

    Executive Keynotes by CXO

    Access to Oracle Executive Leadership

    Retail Delivered Breakouts

    Connected Interactions

    Optimized Operations

    Actionable Insight

    Immersive Case Study Program via

    Store ToursStore Tours

    Dedicated Technology Sandbox

    Tips & Tricks Sessions Sponsored by


    Affinity Luncheon Topics

    Unlimited Networking Opportunities

    Oracle Retail Excellence Awards

  • 2011 CrossTalk Results

    7 Keynote Features, 4 Innovation Power Sessions

    35 Customer Speakers featured in keynotes, breakout sessions, store tours

    17 Affinity Discussion Groups

    29 Sponsors

    5 ORUG Special Interest Groups (SIG), 5 Customer Advisory Boards (CAB)

    47 Award Nominees for 5 Oracle Retail Excellence Awards Categories

    146 reference discussions facilitated

  • 2011: 211 Retail Attendees from 94 Retail Companies and 13 countries 35 Customer Speakers 146 Customer References 29 Partner Sponsors 47 Award nominations for 5 Oracle Retail Excellence Award categories

    2010: 126 Retail Attendees from 65 Retail Companies 29 Customer Speakers featured in 23 Breakout Sessions and 3 keynote sessions

    Historical Overview

    29 Customer Speakers featured in 23 Breakout Sessions and 3 keynote sessions 46 Customer References 17 Partner Sponsors 25 Award nominations for 4 Oracle Retail Excellence Award categories

    2009: 109 Retail Attendees from 52 Retail Companies 25 Customer Speakers featured in 23 Breakout Sessions and 3 keynote sessions 45 Customer References 14 Partner Sponsors

  • Swisstel Chicago

    323 East Wacker Drive

    Chicago, IL 60601-9722

    Phone: 312-565-0565

    First-class luxury and European-style

    service that surpass all expectations, in a

    dynamic location.

    Accommodations are just a short walk to

    The Venue

    Accommodations are just a short walk to

    the downtown financial and business

    district and only steps away from

    fabulous shopping on The Magnificent


    Airport: Within 20 miles of Chicago's

    major airports - O'Hare International and


  • Platinum Gold Silver Bronze

    Previous Sponsors - 201129 Sponsors

    No attendance permitted from non-sponsoring partners No partners speaking on the program (excluding participation in innovation session) If you have a partner who would like to participate, please reach out to

  • 2012 Sponsorship Packages

  • Agenda

  • This year well take full advantage of being

    in downtown Chicago for our two evening


    Welcome Reception a reception on the water at the Navy Pier with great food,

    music and even fireworks!

    Final Evening Event - a private dinner at soldier field. Meet Chicago Bear players

    CrossTalk Evening Events

    soldier field. Meet Chicago Bear players

    and get an insiders view of this historic


  • The Retail Experience

    ORUG: Co-located with CrossTalk and grew attendance by 40 companies vs. 5 companies attending Collaborate.

    ORUG Special Interest Groups (SIG): Stores (9), Supply Chain (8), Planning (10) and Merchandising (13) to engage in enhancement voting.

    Over 55 retailers from 37 companies participated in

    the Store Tour Event which featured Best Buy, and their use of the Oracle Retail Advanced Inventory

    Planning, as well as Planning, as well as

    Chicos FAS talking about the use of Oracle ATG Web Commerce solutions.

  • Retail Excellence Awards

    The Oracle Retail Excellence Awards are given to those companies

    and individuals that are among a distinguished group of customers

    who have been recognized for using Oracle Retail solutions in

    innovative best practices, efficient operations, and achieving results

    through leveraging technology.

    Outstanding Achievement in

    Business PerformanceAdvance Auto Parts

    Outstanding Achievement in Chicos FAS Inc.

    2011 Oracle Retail Excellence Awards Winners

    Nominate your company, executives or peers today close at 6 p.m. EST on April 15, 2012

    Outstanding Achievement in

    Customer ExperienceChicos FAS Inc.

    Innovator of the Year Netshoes

    CIO of the Year Shankar Sitapati, National Pen Co

    Retail Executive of the Year Stephen Carvelli, Chico's FAS, Inc.

  • Feedback from Retailers

    CrossTalk is the event for Retailers. It is the best event to give retailers the ability to network with

    other retail customers and understand how they are solving the common issues retailers face

    - Kristen Ruffing, SUPERVALU

    CrossTalk is a well done event and attracts many of Oracle's retail customers which allows for good

    networking opportunities. Customer presentations are well done

    - Laurie Lofgren, Warnaco

    The attendee list was fantastic and the topics were very relevant to today's challenges

    - Stephen Carvelli , Chicos- Stephen Carvelli , Chicos

    Good information on trends by Oracle briefings and good learnings from retailers experiences

    - Eduardo Trujillo, 7-Eleven Mexico

    A great event! The focus on the product is where the value of the event is

    - Alex Real, AAFES

  • Feedback from Retailers

    CrossTalk is at the top of my list of conferences to attend. It is specific to Retail and the Oracle

    Retail Suite of Products - Leckram Prashad, Aldo Groupe

    CrossTalk is the best event, as its focus is purely retail and the level of networking is good

    - Martin Rodgers, Argos Ltd

    Great, informative sessions and networking with other retailers

    - Neal Lassila, Disney Store



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