4 Insights from the 2018 Global Retailing Conference

Jon Bibo attended the Global Retailing Conference (GRC) in Tucson, AZ, for the 4th consecutive year and shares his thoughts on this exciting conference that addresses hot topics in the world of retail. The GRC is one of my favorite and most thought-provoking Conferences each year. The GRC is held [...]

By |May 14th, 2018|Categories: Conferences & Shows|1 Comment

2018 Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show (SLTS): A Growing Show for Collegiate Merchandise

Paula Haerr and Jon Bibo spent the week at the SLTS in Vegas and here are some of their insights and observations. Plenty of Fish in the Collegiate Licensed Merchandise Sea ICBA has attended SLTS the last 3 years and has seen [...]

By |May 14th, 2018|Categories: Conferences & Shows|0 Comments

Insights & Highlights from CES

Jon Bibo made it out of CES 2018 in one piece (barely) and shares his final thoughts on what he experienced:  So, my 27th CES is now in the rearview mirror. First time ever in Vegas without a single (beloved) Vegas Buffet!! Trust me, I didn’t starve myself. After [...]

By |May 9th, 2018|Categories: Conferences & Shows, ICBA Blog - General|0 Comments

Rain, Rain, Go Away, 180,000 CES Attendees Want You to Come Another Day!

ICBA COO, Jon Bibo, continues his reports from the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show with this recap of Day 1 and 2. Well, in 27 years at CES, I don’t remember having to buy an over-priced umbrella from the hotel gift shop—but this year, a steady rain throughout CES [...]

By |May 7th, 2018|Categories: Conferences & Shows|0 Comments

ICBA Joins the Conversation

There are many opportunities and challenges surfacing in our industry today, and developing collaborative solutions that benefit both the universities and their students is a top priority. How do we come to these solutions? By having open and honest dialogues with the industry’s key players and stakeholders. That’s why [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Categories: ICBA Blog - General|0 Comments