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Presented by VMSD
OCTOBER 2-4, 2018 THE MOTIF HOTEL, SEATTLE WA

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Mare Weiss


Principal
Bergmeyer Associates

A connoisseur in everything retail, Mare Weiss is a strategic thinker and design leader at Bergmeyer. Her career spans nearly 25 years with a broad expertise in all aspects of retail design: from brand strategy to prototype design, implementation and visual merchandising. Her hands-on approach from start to finish has become an invaluable asset to a client’s success. She guides teams through an engaging process and dialogue that reveals a brand’s true essence, leading to authentic retail experiences and deep emotional connections to the brand.

She has shared her expertise at VMSD‘s International Retail Design Conference, the Architecture Boston Expo and Global Shop and has led dozens of projects for retailers including Lord & Taylor, L.L.Bean, Brahmin, Sebago, Smithsonian, Hanna Andersson, Bed Bath & Beyond and Lumen Optical. Since receiving a BFA in Interior Design from Pratt Institute, she’s shared her expertise as an adjunct professor at Suffolk University’s New England School of Art & Design and has served as a guest critic for local design schools. Mare’s award-winning work has been featured in numerous industry publications, and she is now serving as Past President of the New England Chapter of the Retail Design Institute.

Speaking Session(s)
Interactive Workshop: Next Now (LIVE!)