Keynote Presentations & Events

Heartland Fall Forum Minneapolis, MN October 1, 2014
Creating a Great Customer Experience

Dakota County Technical College Rosemount, MN September 4, 2014
Guest Lecture: Speaking of Retail Design

Brunswick Dealer Meeting French Lick, IN June 23, 2014
The Future of Retailing

BookExpo America 2014 Javits Center, NY May 30, 2014
New Title Showcase and Book Signing

FM 107.1 - ShopGirls St. Paul, MN May 24, 2014, 11:30 AM
Radio Interview with Alison Kaplan

RETAIL SCHMETAIL™ Milwaukee, WI March 15, 2014
Boswell Book Company – Milwaukee Launch

RETAIL SCHMETAIL™ Minneapolis, MN March 5, 2014
ARIA – Minneapolis Launch

St. Thomas University St. Paul, MN October 29, 2013
Guest Lecture: The Future of Retailing

Warn Industries Portland, OR March 2012
Distributor Advisory Council Trend Convergence: Retail’s New World Dis-Order

GlobalShop 2011 Las Vegas NV March 2011
Techno Trend Convergence: Retail’s New World Order

Minnesota Telecom Alliance Minneapolis, MN February 2010
Reinventing Retailing for the New Normal

Health and Fitness Business Conference & Expo Denver, CO August 2009
Managing the Customer Experience

Friedman Marketing Group Presentation Los Angeles, CA October 2009
Reinventing Retailing for the New Normal

St. Thomas University St. Paul, MN October 2008
Guest Lecture: Department of Marketing

2008 Business Enrichment Summit Cancun, Mexico April 2008
Life Fitness Presentation: More than Fitness

Asian/PanPacific/Latin America Dealer Conference San Diego, CA March 2008
Life Fitness Presentation

University of St. Thomas St. Paul, MN October 2007
Guest Lecture: Department of Marketing

Bowl Expo 2007 Las Vegas, NV June 2007
Utopia Bowl Presentation

Brunswick Corporation Lake Geneva, IL 2006
Brunswick Dealer Advisory Council

Manitowoc Two Rivers Area Manitowoc, WI 2004
Chamber of Commerce: Trend Seminar

Brunswick Corporation Tampa, FL 2002-2005
Brunswick Business Enrichment Conference

Brand Matters Series Minneapolis, MN 2002
Yamamoto Moss

Design Futures Council Cordillera, CO February 2000
Re-retailing, Reinventing Retail for the New Economy

ANTAD Expo 2000 Mexico City, Mexico September 2000
Keynote Address: Re-retailing

National Retailers Association of Mexico Mexico City, Mexico 2000
Annual Retailers Convention and Trade Show
Re-retailing - The Reinvention of Specialty Retailing for the New Economy

Retail Direct Marketing Rio de Janero, Brazil July 2000
Keynote Address: 1st Latin-American Congress for Fashion Developers

VEDIS and HBD — Amsterdam, Netherlands 2000
Keynote Address: Congress on Trends in Retail
Trendcongress 2000: Retailing in the eEconomy

ABEMD Brazilian Direct Marketing Association Sao Paulo, Brazil 2000
Keynote Address: 2nd International Seminar on Retail Direct Marketing

National Retail Federation New York, NY 2000
89th Annual Convention & Expo

Design Intelligence Cordillera, CO 2000
Design Futures Council 2000

American Institute of Architects of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 1999
Keynote Panel: 65th Annual Convention & Products Exposition

General Growth Lake Geneva, WI 1999
Management Meeting

NPD / Media Matrix New York, NY 1999
Management Meeting

Stockmann-Gruppen Copenhagen, Denmark 1999
Spring Retail Conference

National Retail Federation New York, NY 1999
88th Annual Convention & Expo: Retailing for the Next Millennium

Painting & Decorating Retailers Association St. Louis, MO 1998
Painting & Decorating Retailers: Association Convention

Carlson/Wagonlit Travel Minnetonka, MN 1998
Marketing/Sales Presentation

Mohawk Industries Fort Lauderdale, FL 1998
Marketing Presentation

Back Home Foods Plymouth, MN 1998
Marketing Presentation

Sherwin Williams Cleveland, OH 1998
Marketing Presentation

United Paint & Chemical Southfield, MI 1998
Management Meeting

California Products Chadham, MA 1998
Sales Management Meeting

Museum Store Association Inc. St. Louis, MO 1998
Lecture: 43rd. Annual Meeting

Minneapolis Star Tribune Minneapolis, MN 1998
Management Meeting

Stout State University Menomonie, WI March 1996, 1997, 1998
Career day Guest Lecturer

Benjamin Moore Companies Montvale, New Jersey 1997
Management Meeting

Minnesota Chapter American Institute of Architects Minneapolis, MN 1997

Minnesota Shopping Center Association Minneapolis, MN 1997

Madison Marquette Realty Services Minneapolis, MN 1997

ColorGuild International Cancun, Mexico 1997
Fall Meeting: Retailing for the Next Millennium

ColorGuild International Washington D.C. 1996
Fall Meeting: Retailing for the Next Millennium

General Electric Edison Awards Cleveland, OH 1996
Awards Juror

Lighting for Store Design March 1991
Designer’s Lighting Forum

University of Minnesota School of Architecture 1987
Guest Lecture & Critic: Retail Design

Interior Architecture Minneapolis, MN March 1986
Panel Member: International Market Square

Minnesota Society American Institute of Architects 1985, 1986, 1987
Co-Chairperson: Interior Design Committee

Institute of Business Designers January 1986
Lecture: Design for Retail

American Institute of Architects 1985
Liaison Committee Member: Interiors Committee

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Extension Minneapolis, MN 1976-1980
Teaching College Facility: Graphic Design

International Association of Business Communicators 1977
Lecture/Workshop: Systematic Layout for Publications

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Minneapolis, MN 1976
Guest Lecture: Interior Architecture & Store Design