Retail Revolution: How Retail Organizations Are Innovating to Survive & Thrive.

2017-07-26 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ATDC Community Room (Room 2525)
Address: 75 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA

Retail is one of America’s largest private employers, supporting one out of every four jobs—that’s 42 million strong. It’s a driving force for strong economic expansion, job creation, and business growth across our communities around the country.

  • #1 Private Sector Employer | Retailers directly employ 28.1 million Americans
  • Support 1 in 4 U.S. Jobs | The retail industry supports a total of 41.6 million retail workers and a host of other industries—24.1% of the total U.S. employment.

ATDC & TAG have partnered to host a dynamic discussion on the retail industry, disruption, and innovation.  We will discuss the steps innovative retailers are taking to move from disrupted to disruptors from industry leaders and those that serve them.  

5:30pm – Networking
6:00pm – Intro’s and Panel Discussion

Moderator:  Sid Mookerji, ATDC Entrepreneur-in-Residence 

  1. Bill Blackstone, Blackstone Solutions 
  2. Anthony Gregario, Sr. Manager of Innovation, Home Depot
  3. Chris Lydle, Google Global Lead of Digital Signage & Kiosks 
  4. James Yancey, CEO of CloudTags (ATDC Signature Company)
Click here to register.

You can read more about the Retail Tech Program here.


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  • 2020-10-20 6:30 pm - 2020-10-20 10:00 pm

    Please join us for ATDC's Double Vision Event on Tuesday, October 20th starting at 6:30 pm.

    We are doubling the celebration as we honor the 2020 ATDC graduating companies and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the ATDC's founding via multiple activities including exhibitions, movies, and entertainment.

    And we are doubling the ways you can join the festivities: you can livestream the event or attend the drive-in experience at The Springs Cinema & Tap House.

    Here are the details:

    • 6:30 pm Drive-thru Check In Opens & Livestream Begins
    • 6:35 pm ATDC History & Graduate Exhibits Open & Virtual Exhibit Tour Begins
    • 6:40 pm ATDC House Band “The Entrepreneurs” Perform
    • 7:00 pm Kick off of the program and premiere of ATDC's movie
    • 7:30 pm Livestreaming ends and drive-in guests will enjoy the 80s hit movie Ghostbusters

    About Drive-In Tickets

    Our in-person venue has space for 100 cars, so tickets will be limited and are expected to sell out.

    • On September 11th, we will be inviting ATDC Portfolio members and special guests to purchase their early access ticket through a special email invitation.
    • On September 18th, we will release any remaining tickets for the general public.

    A car pass costs $99 dollars and includes up to two people. Tickets for additional passengers can be purchased as "add-ons" for $50 per person. A drive-in ticket includes:

    • Drive-by tours of 2020 graduate exhibit and ATDC's 40-year history exhibit
    • Entertainment by The Entrepreneurs
    • Premiere of ATDC movie
    • Screening of the 1984 movie Ghostbusters
    • Gift bag per person
    • Food and drink vouchers (valued at $30 per person)

    About Livestreaming Tickets

    Livestreaming is free. Attendees will receive the link to tune-in after registering. A livestreaming ticket includes:

    • Video tours of 2020 graduate exhibit and ATDC's 40-year history exhibit
    • Entertainment by The Entrepreneurs
    • Premiere of ATDC movie


    Register on Eventbrite by clicking here.