Speaking Engagements

Teaching Urban Retail Best Practices
Cambridge, MA

Teaching Urban Retail Best Practices

Urban Retail: Essential Planning, Design and Management: Harvard University GSD Executive Education Program

CEUs: 21 AIA/CES (HSW) | 21 AICP/CM | 21 LA/CES (HSW)

Terry Shook, FAIA, along with Robert J. Gibbs, AICP, ASLA, will be at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design October 22-24 to teach a course that offers a rich cross section of the planning practices and opportunities. Now in its twenty-third year, the program will examine the planning approaches, retail design and merchandising principles necessary for the creation of place-based commerce.

Enrollment is now open!

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Past Speaking Engagements


Niman Ranch 22nd Annual Hog Farmer Appreciation

The Future of Grocery Retail

Niman Ranch Hog Farmer Appreciation Virtual Celebration

Kevin Kelley joins a Panel Discussion moderated by The Counter's Joe Fassler. Join this year for a series of special virtual events and celebrations honoring independent family farmers.

When: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Time:  12pm – 1pm CST

Panel Discussion: The Future of Grocery Retail

Maui, HI

CGA Independent Operators Symposium

Escape Velocity: Extend beyond your orbit to find new success

At the Fairmont Kea Lani in Maui, HI, Kevin Kelley will speak to a group from the CGA, California Grocers Association, on the creative process he uses to help companies and leaders embrace change, find their next big thing and get their organizational mojo back.

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Chicago, IL

ICSC Chicago Deal Making

The Case For Local Grocery Stores And How To Save Them

A discussion with Kevin Kelley and Rich Niemann of Niemann Foods, Inc., and moderated by The New Food Economy's Joe Fassler.

When: Thursday, October 17, 2019

Time: 10:40am – 11:20am

Location: Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

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