Schedule

Get excited because this lineup is incredible! Below you'll find the summit schedule and access links.

Presentations will all be released at 3pm CET each day and available for 24 hours.

Sunday, 24th September 2023

Kick-Off Call

Monday, 25th September 2023

Pop-Up Shop Location & Logistics

Christine Hansen
Introduction: Kaleidoscope view how to make every single person seeing your business become a life long fan

Ciara Stockeland

Ciara Stockeland
Using your inventory to create more profit and keep more cash

Wendy Batten

Wendy Batten
Get more foot traffic and buying customers to your event (or pop up)

Gabriella Moya

Gabriella Moya
3 lessons learned from my last pop-up store

CathyDonovanWagner

Cathy Donovan Wagner
Create Your Customer Magnet

Natalie Freeman

Natalie Freeman
How to Win at PopUps!

Live Q&A Session

Ghalia BOUSTANI

Ghalia Boustani
Special Guest Speaker @ Live Q&A Session

Tuesday, 26th September 2023

Local Marketing And Shop Experience

Elle Gee

Elle Gee
Pop Up Power Up: How to Increase Sales at Your Next Event!

melissa robbins

Melissa Robbins
Creating a memorable customer experience

Mickey Quinn

Mickey Quinn
Go Beyond Networking (how to create lasting relationships with customers and more)

Monica Razak

Monica Razak
Creating an Aesthetic Pop-up Shop Experience

Erynn Kerrigan

Erynn Kerrigan
Unveiling Local Limelight: Strategies to Secure Stellar Press Coverage for Your Small Business

Rachel Morgan

Rachel Morgan
How to engage customers to close the sale

Live Implementation Session

Wednesday, 27th September 2023

The Extra Edge: Leveraging Online Marketing

Emily Dawn

Emily Dawn
From Popup to Profits: Building Your Email List & Converting Customers

Birgith Roosipuu

Birgith Roosipuu
Here is how to make the most out of Influencer Marketing Both Online And Offline

Hattie Dunstan

Hattie Dunstan
3 unique ads Shop Owners should use this holiday season

Haley Gray

Haley Lynn Gray
Paid Ads for Growth

Meredith Raber

Meredith Raber
How to hire your first VA to support your pop up and what they can help you with

Christine Hansen

Christine Hansen
Blending Traditions with Innovation:
Elevate Your Independent Store with Hybrid Marketing Strategies

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Meet Your Hostess

Christine Hansen

Introducing Christine Hansen, a seasoned small business consultant specializing in empowering women (especially in their thirties) and forties to achieve true success in their ventures.

With a strong background in small business as an entrepreneur herself, and a passion for problem-solving, Christine not only analyzes her clients' businesses with precision but also identifies untapped opportunities for process improvements and strategic replacements.

Her track record boasts an impressive array of accomplishments, including successfully selling her own first business, winning the Creative Young Entrepreneur Award, and gaining substantial media coverage. She is well seasoned in public speaking engagements (TEDx being only one of them) and has done many media appearances globally (notably BFMTV in Paris).

Additionally, Christine is a published author of a very insightful books on business growth. Beyond her professional expertise, she finds joy in exploring new destinations, admiring the elegance of the Hermès brand, cherishing moments with horses, dogs, and cats, and immersing herself in the exhilarating experience of live music.

Meet Your Speakers In Detail

Ciara Stockeland

Ciara Stockeland

Using your inventory to create more profit and keep more cash

Ciara Stockeland, is an author, speaker and 3x Ironman.

She has owned and operated businesses since her early teens.  As a serial entrepreneur, her business mindset and tenacity led her to opening her first store in 2006 which she then franchised. Her vast experience in both retail and wholesale industries led her to launch the first to market wholesale subscription box for boutique retailers, which she built and sold within 18 months. Most recently Ciara has launched the Inventory Genius, a coaching program for inventory-based business owners.

She has twice had the opportunity to testify before two U.S. Senate Committees regarding the “joint employer” standard for businesses and its effect on small businesses and franchises.  Additionally, in 2015 she represented small businesses at a White House Summit on Worker Voice and again in 2018 for a Summit on Economics.

Ciara has been recognized as a Small Business Champion through SCORE, has held a seat on the United States Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council and is a Profit First Certified Coach. 

Through her coaching program, and book “The Inventory Genius” (a #1 Amazon Best Seller), Ciara strives to motivate business owners to build profitability and peace of mind into their business. 

In her free time Ciara enjoys training for endurance races and most recently completed her third Ironman in the Woodlands, Texas. She currently resides in Tennessee with her husband Jim and her Great Pyrenees Bentley.

Wendy Batten

Wendy Batten

Get more foot traffic and buying customers to your event (or pop up)

Wendy Batten is a retail business coach, industry speaker, podcast host, and champion for independent shop owners.
 
She’s been in the trenches and has over 25 years of self-employment and successes to share in her casual, approachable way.
 
Wendy is obsessed with her mission of helping independent shop owners develop confidence in business skills, so that they realize the success they want.
 
She supports shop owners through her signature online courses, her powerful group and private coaching programs, industry speaking events, and her globally downloaded Creative Shop Talk podcast.
Gabriella Moya

Gabriella Moya

3 lessons learned from my last pop-up store

Born in Ecuador, Gabriella established herself in Luxembourg approximately ten years ago, where she currently runs her own fashion company, AWKA. Initially graduated in culture and dedicated to the field of artistic creation and video, during the Covid pandemic, she decided to venture into the world of fashion and become an entrepreneur.
CathyDonovanWagner

Cathy Wagner

Create Your Customer Magnet

As a former retail store owner, RETAILMavens founder Cathy Donovan Wagner learned how to master numbers to go from near bankrupt, to owning three successful multi-million dollar stores.
 
Cathy now uses her cutting edge expertise in retail and consumer behavior to help thousands of independent retailers increase sales and improve cash flow, using her proven Sales Breakthrough System.
Natalie Freeman

Natalie Freeman

How to Win at PopUps!

Natalie is a qualified Business Coach and Pricing Strategist who delivers transformational coaching, enabling her clients to be clear on their target audience, master their messaging and price their products and services for profit. Her expertise is in working with passionate and skilled business owners who require clarity to organise their multiple ideas and activities into a structured plan. Driven by a mission to “End the Curse of the Expensive Hobby” Natalie works with creative people who value their talents and are ready to be paid accordingly. She’s constantly excited to guide, coach and mentor her clients, nurturing them and their businesses into a profitable reality.
Elle Gee

Elle Gee

Pop Up Power Up: How to Increase Sales at Your Next Event!

Elle is the proud owner of Let's Build a Boutique. Her mission to help clothing store owners learn how to build their stores, attract new customers, and increase sales!
melissa robbins

Melissa Robbins

Creating a memorable customer experience

Melissa Robbins is a colour-loving, truth-telling business coach passionate about retail, fashion, and design.
 
With more than 25 years’ experience in product-based retail and wholesale, Mel has worked with 500-plus brands and has built and sold two multi-million dollar product businesses.
Mickey Quinn

Mickey Quinn

Go Beyond Networking (how to create lasting relationships with customers and more)

Mickey brings her 30-years of experience in corporate retailers such as JCPenney, Barnes & Noble, Coldwater Creek, and Vanity, of leading and developing exceptional teams to provide coaching, training, and consulting services to individuals, businesses, and their teams. Mickey specializes in improving communications, standardizing best practices, and leadership development.
Monica Razak

Monica Razak

Creating an Aesthetic Pop-up Shop Experience

Monica Razak is a small business owner and content creator focused on sustainability, creativity, and productivity. Her business, MONICAS Collective, is a handmade goods brand providing sustainable and aesthetic products for women. Along with her business, Monica shares the behind-the-scenes details of creating a brand, while working a corporate job on her YouTube channel.
Erynn Kerrigan

Erynn Kerrigan

Unveiling Local Limelight: Strategies to Secure Stellar Press Coverage for Your Small Business

Erynn Kerrigan, CEO of XL PR, shines as a rising force in media relations, with a remarkable track record of story placement success. She not only represents her own clients but also serves as a trusted outsourced media placement specialist for boutique PR firms. Erynn's deep-seated belief in the power of inspiring stories to drive positive impact fuels her dedication to bringing well-deserved attention to underrepresented yet exceptional individuals and narratives. With a blend of innate warmth, creativity, and relentless determination, she has secured impactful features in esteemed outlets like Business Insider, Forbes, CNN, and more, for a diverse range of clients spanning education, technology, finance, and global outreach.
Rachel Morgan

Rachel Morgan

How to engage customers to close the sale

Rachel Morgan has worked in retail sales both as a sales associate and Store Manager for a combined 13+ years. While she has worked mostly within the fine jewelry industry, she also has experience in clothing and beauty both online and in-person. As a Store Manager, she led her team to nine record sales months, trained assistant managers, mentored new managers, and has taught an onboarding workshop to managers in a corporate setting.
 
Rachel brings her frontline retail knowledge from working on the sales floor, proven techniques and strategies to boost sales and train sales teams, and tools to train teams to sell with enthusiasm and excitement to this session to help you learn how to increase your sales and drive long-term growth in your business.
Emily Dawn

Emily Dawn

From Popup to Profits: Building Your Email List & Converting Customers

Emily Dawn, Lead Generation Strategist and Organic Marketing Agency Owner, Helping female business owners generate more leads without running ads
Birgith Roosipuu

Birgith Roosipuu

Here is how to make the most out of Influencer Marketing Both Online And Offline

Fueling the digital realm with over a decade of expertise in social media mastery. From pixels to people, I've been weaving the threads of branding, photography, and communication into captivating narratives.
 
Crafting stories that captivate and visuals that resonate, all while nurturing thriving online communities. Let's amplify your brand's voice and cultivate meaningful connections through the art of growth.
 
Join me on this journey where every follower becomes a part of an inspiring narrative. Together, we'll turn engagement into empowerment.
Hattie Dunstan

Hattie Dunstan

3 unique ads Shop Owners should use this holiday season

Hattie is an ex jewelry designer turned facebook ad strategist and digital marketer. She works with e-commerce shops to get new eyeballs on their products.
Haley Gray

Hayle Lynn Gray

Paid Ads for Growth

Haley Lynn Gray founded Women’s Entrepreneur Network with the radical notion that women can harness their unique power and skills to become highly effective leaders and business owners.
Meredith Raber

Meredith Raber

How to hire your first VA to support your pop up and what they can help you with

Meredith is the owner of Meredith Raber Virtual Assistant Services, a full-service boutique virtual assistance agency for female  entrepreneurs. With 10 years of corporate  advertising experience coupled with 6 years entrenched in the online business industry, Meredith provides strategic marketing direction as well as manages day-to-day tasks so business owners can focus on their core business. Her goal is to serve as a trusted partner and build long-term relationships with her clients. She also mentors new virtual assistants by helping them build a solid foundation for their very own online business.
Ghalia BOUSTANI

Ghalia Boustani

Special Guest Speaker

Ghalia Boustani is a senior consultant at Univers Retail in Paris. Her retail career took off in the fashion industry. Since 2005, Ghalia has been working closely with fashion brands at retail and management levels.

At a strategic level, Ghalia works on guiding and assisting in the transformation of brands, and their development strategies.

At the operational level, she works on developing procedures, training manuals, and delivering team member training.

She holds a Ph.D from “École Supérieure des Affaires” in Lebanon and a master's degree from “London College of Fashion”, London. She has been selected to pursue a certification on creative ventures at the “London Business School”. Her research and publications cover traditional and ephemeral retail, fashion management and customer experiences.

Ghalia has international teaching experience, having attended universities and business schools in Beirut, Istanbul, London, and Paris. Since 2011, she has lectured in marketing and retail, taken part in more than 25 conferences and webinars.