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Wednesday 26 February – Thursday 27 February, 2025

International Convention Centre Sydney

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Early bird tickets now on sale - secure yours today.

ARA Leaders Forum 25

Secure your tickets to the premier retail industry event. The ARA Leaders Forum 25 will unite retail executives from all corners of Australia, offering unparalleled networking and cutting-edge insights from the most influential leaders in the retail sector and industry experts.

Don’t miss this agenda-setting conference on 26 and 27 February 2025 at the ICC, Sydney!

Early bird tickets now on sale and are expected to sell out… secure yours today.

Hurry! Offer ends 30 November 2024.

ARA Members:

Early Bird Rate – Single Ticket: $1,595.00
     •   Save $400 off standard ARA member ticket price.

Early Bird Rate – Buy 3 and save: $1,436.00
     •   Save $559/ticket off standard ARA member ticket price when you buy 3.

Non Members

Early Bird Rate – Single Ticket: $1,995.00
     •   Save $200 off standard Non Member ticket price.

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AGENDA

Don’t miss this agenda-setting conference, with an exclusive line up of speakers you won’t see anywhere else

Retail’s Future Vision

Inspiring keynotes from global futurists and retail economists

Leadership – The New Frontier

Exclusive conversations with Australia’s leading retail CEOs on their outlook for the year ahead

Customer At The Core

All the latest customer insights, loyalty, consumer trust and more

The Conscious Consumer

The rise of the purposeful shopper – from sustainability, and accessible retail to championing social causes

Innovation

All things Artificial Intelligence, tech and innovation, with exclusive content from the NRF Big Show 2025

Risk & Resilience

Expert perspectives on resilient retail – from supply chain to cyber security and crime prevention

People & Culture

Getting culture right to attract and retain talent, LGBTQI+… and much more!

ARA Leaders Forum 2024 Highlights

Testimonials

"The ARA leaders forum has been a great event to get a great cross section of some of the best thinking in retail today."


Angus McDonald

CEO, BBQ Galore

"Wow... what a great opportunity to connect. We are all so busy in our lives and to come to an event like this, we get some time to listen to some great speakers..."

Ian Bailey

Managing Director, KMART Group

"I brought my team here today because they really enjoying learning from the best in retail. You don't need to fly around the world to learn from the best in retail, you just need to come to forums like this."

Sarah Hunter

Managing Director, Officeworks

The largest ever line-up of retail leaders and CEOs

2025 EVENT PROGRAM AND SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

A sample of 2024 speakers:

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DAY IN-PERSON EVENT

60+

INFLUENTIAL SPEAKERS

400+

ATTENDEES
AGENDA-SETTING CONVERSATIONS
NETWORKING SESSIONS
EXCLUSIVE ONDEMAND CONTENT

2024 Leaders Forum Gallery

About the ARA

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is the oldest, largest and most diverse national retail body. We represent a $420 billion sector that employs more than 1.4 million Australians and is the largest private sector employer in the country. As Australia’s peak retail body, representing more than 120,000 retail shop fronts and online stores, the ARA informs, advocates, educates, protects and unifies our independent, national and international retail community.

The ARA is a not-for-profit, so every dollar is reinvested back into initiatives that support our members. We have a pro-bono council of member representatives with a leading executive team that help navigate the retail industry challenges and collaborate on important industry opportunities and campaigns.

PRESENTING PARTNER

Event Sponsorship Now Available

If you’d like to work alongside the ARA and make a positive difference to the Australian retail industry, please get in touch. We’d welcome the opportunity to understand your vision and develop a program where you will receive the maximum exposure and benefit from your investment.

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