Silicon Valley Tour

8-14 September 2019


From September 6 to September 12, we go back to Silicon Valley and stop by Las Vegas with Shopping Tomorrow!

We will visit leading enterprises such as Google, Facebook, Andreessen Horowitz, Tesla, Zappos & many more to learn about the latest trends and in the field of (E)commerce and to discover advanced Omni-channel shopping experiences from the land of innovation.

AGENDA (provisional): 


Sunday 8 th  , September: Amsterdam – San Francisco 

Arrival in San Francisco, recovery from the trip with a nice lunch. Presentation and dinner by FitForCommerce.


Monday 9 th – Tuesday 10 th September: San Francisco and Silicon Valley 

Company visits to established names like Google, Facebook, Airbnb, Uber, eBay and Venture Capitalists as well. 


Wednesday 11 th – Thursday 12 th , September: San Francisco - Las Vegas

On the program, among others, The Circle from Apple and the Amazon Go store.

In the evening, flight to Las Vegas for an exclusive day at Zappos and a special Las Vegas tour.  


Friday 13 th , September: Las Vegas - Amsterdam

Leaving around 12:00 am to Amsterdam, arrival scheduled for early Saturday morning.

Participation is for C-level executives working in the retail industry. This study trip is all-inclusive and consists out of the following services:

  • International and local flights 
  • 6 nights stay in 4* or 5* hotels
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinners included throughout the entire trip 
  • Special events & valuable networking opportunities

  • This trip includes economy class tickets, hotel, transportation costs, events and all meals. 
  • The cancellation conditions of GI Travel / ANVR are applied to the trip.  Full refund of cancellation is only available with previous notice of 2 months before departure.
  • The SGR and Calamity Fund trips are not applicable on this trip.
  • The technical part of this trip will be provided by GI Travel. For any special requests (business class, earlier / later departure) you can contact GI Travel directly via



Overall the study trips are rated with an average of 8.6 on a scale of 1
Here are a few participants that have shared their experience. 

Paul Nijhof

Former Ceo WehKamp

Inspiring and confronting: taken away in the 'fast lane."


Marcel Neomagnus

cfo Sundio group

"Very inspiring. I discovered new tech and business opportunities."   

Jan-Peter Cruiming


Great program, great city, great companies, great group."


Johan van de Neste

cco inshared

Great experience. I gained new insights, was given practical examples build upon a superb network of frontier innovators."