GlobalShop 2018

Overview:

GlobalShop is annual event that combines store design, visual merchandising, retail technology and shopper marketing leaders under one roof.

Highlights of the show include:

  • Face to face networking opportunities with 10,000+ retail industry professionals;
  • Pavilions addressing individual buying needs;
  • Fresh ideas and innovative solutions to optimize your store design; and
  • Educational sessions led by industry thought leaders.

When:

March 27-29, 2018

Where:

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

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Shoptalk 2018

Overview:

Shoptalk covers the rapid evolution of how consumers discover, shop and buy — from new technologies and business models to the latest trends in consumer behaviors, preferences and expectations.

Established retailers and brands, startups, tech companies, investors, media, analysts and others come together at Shoptalk to learn, collaborate and evolve. Shoptalk 2018 will have more than 7,500 attendees

When:

March 18-21, 2018

Where:

The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV

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eTail West 2018

Overview:

eTail West is where retailers meet, collaborate and learn about what’s disrupting the industry today and what’ll change tomorrow. Designed to build your business and your profit, we cut out the fluff and provide you with content from retail innovators in the trenches.

When:

February 26 – March 1, 2018

Where:

JW Marriott, Palm Springs, CA

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Independent Retailer Conference

Overview:

The Independent Retailer Conference is a “pop up conference” within a trade show experience dedicated entirely to the unique lifestyle and responsibilities of indie store owners with a focus on delivering in-store and e-commerce operational insight and expertise that can help independent merchants further succeed in their retail goals.

When:

March 11-14, 2018

Where:

LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

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Future Stores Miami 2018

Overview:

Future Stores gathers the highest level executives in the retail industry to focus on in-store innovation and bridging the gap between physical and digital retail environments. The program is created with extensive research and detailed surveys from past attendees, lending insight on what lies ahead for the in-store experience.

When:

February 6-8, 2018

Where:

JW Marriott, Miami, FL

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NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show

Overview:

NRF 2018 is Retail’s Big Show. The three-day conference brings together the largest gathering of industry executives for discussions of the latest industry trends and gives attendees an unparalleled view into how retail brands of all sizes are transforming themselves for the digital age. The event offers unique networking opportunities and a glimpse of the latest technologies and solutions for retailers. For more than a century, NRF’s annual convention and EXPO has been the annual gathering for industry luminaries and leaders, and it remains the place where big things happen in retail.

When:

January 14-16, 2018

Where:

Javits Center, New York, NY

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Retail Innovation Lounge at Shop.org 2017

Overview:

Retail Innovation Lounge is a lounge and learn experience for changemakers, and is designed to connect innovators and disruptors in a cool space with a relaxed vibe.

Launched at SXSW in 2016, the Retail Innovation Lounge explores convergent commerce with new solutions, concepts and unfiltered, authentic conversations from: retail, brand, technology, marketing, media, entertainment and social good with the shared mission of moving retail into the future.

At the Retail Innovation Lounge, attendees can:

  • Experience an “open house” style event;
  • Connect with peers in fun, casual environment;
  • Mingle and network with industry innovators, retailers, thought leaders and experts;
  • Learn about what’s happening in curated sessions;
  • Test, touch, and feel live demos of new tech solutions; and
  • Chat it up over cocktails and food between sessions and expert panels.

When:

September 25-26, 2017

Where:

LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

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International Retail Design Conference

Overview:

In 2017, the International Retail Design Conference will again bring together more than 350 creative minds and leaders of the sector in New Orleans. During the 3-day conference, attendees will be able to gain insight from industry experts, network with decision-makers, participate in roundtable discussions to take home a wealth of new ideas, new contacts and a renewed sense of passion for the industry.

When?

September 5-8, 2017

Where?

The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, LA

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eTail East 2017

Overview:

eTail is where the top minds at America’s most successful retailers meet and learn. Find the most disruptive content, designed to help you optimize the profits. No commercials. No egos. Talk is cheap – so we cut out the fluff to give you hundreds of strategic takeaways. Guaranteed. Transformative. Inspiring. Actionable Insights. That’s eTail.

To learn more, download our agenda here: http://bit.ly/2rLbAEE

When:

August 14 – 17, 2017

Where:

The Sheraton, Boston

eTail Canada

Overview:

Created by retailers, for retailers. eTail is the one-stop shop for ecommerce and multi channel executives; an event where you will learn, get inspired, find solutions for your business and build lasting relationships. Our topics and content span from: online marketing, digital engagement, customer acquisition and retention strategies, analytics, mobile, and more. Expand your community through fun and interactive networking with every part of the industry. From Sears to Wal-Mart, or Toys R Us to TIMEX…this is where the entire retail community comes to connect. Learn more here.

http://www.etailca.com

When:

May 16-18, 2017

Where:

Hyatt Regency Toronto, ON