Melissa Gonzalez

Melissa Gonzalez
The Lionesque Group and Principal at MG2
Continually pushing the boundaries of experiential retail, Melissa Gonzalez is an award-winning innovator and storyteller. She is the CEO of The Lion’esque Group, an MG2 company, pioneering the integration of physical environments and digital retail to help brands such as Purple, Nordstrom, and Burrow foster consumer engagement and evolve their offering. A passionate mentor and strategist, Melissa works hand-in-hand with clients to understand their greatest aspirations. She leads creative teams and delivers authentic design solutions from concept to completion, helping clients achieve their ultimate vision. An innovator at heart, she is consistently recognized as one of the leading ‘Women In Design’ and ‘Top 10 Retail Design Influencers of the Year’. When she’s not dreaming up innovative spaces, Melissa can be found seeking in unexpected places (like skydiving 10,000 feet above ground).

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June 22
2:30 pm3:00 pm
As experts continue to debate the future of traditional retail, physical retail and the influence of experiences have undergone a reevaluation. The rise of ecommerce is undeniable and here to stay. But the power of in-person product discovery has its unique place in the retail ecosystem – and it's getting reimagined. In this session, executives discuss the future of physical retail and the… Read more