As technology speeds up and consumer expectations rise, e-commerce constantly improves its techniques. Conferences and summits are a great way to stay abreast of the latest updates in the e-commerce industry.
If you’re eager to discover the latest strategies, tools, and technologies for your online retail business, find the best e-commerce conferences of 2022 & 2023 in this article!
E-commerce conferences to attend in 2022 & 2023
Paris Retail Week
September, 20-22, 2022
Paris Porte de Versailles, Paris
Website: Paris Retail Week
We recommend not to miss the 8th Edition of Paris Retail Week – one of Europe’s biggest offline and online commerce melting pots. Paris Retail Week allows visitors not only to discover the latest trends and new technologies in the retail sector, but also to meet new customers and partners. Usually, the conference gathers about 15,000 participants and 330 exhibitors.
On the exhibit floor, you may find the latest solutions for commerce, logistics & e-logistics, payment solutions, and marketing & customer relations. Start-Up Village presents innovations in the retail sector helping to facilitate customer experience and develop interactions with brands. At the solution workshops, you may also discover new ideas around innovation and technology.
The main 8 business topics will be:
- Omnichannel commerce
- New payment experience
- Agile customer experience
Paris Retail Week promotes a new retail experience focused on settling the common challenges in this domain. You may share or discover plenty of exchanges and networking. Among the experts who have already confirmed their presence are representatives of Costco, Starbucks, Google, and Facebook. You have a chance to hear the plenary sessions in English.
September 28-29, 2022
Website: Ecommerce Expo
Ecommerce Expo is the UK’s leading e-commerce event bringing together pureplay, omnichannel, B2B, and B2C brands and retailers. Here you may get inspired by marketing-driven insights through meeting over 300 of the industry's leading suppliers.
This year the conference will organize 10 dedicated theatres focused on topics that underpin every e-commerce business. Take part in one-to-one meetings, multi-track conferences, and networking. The conference will cover nine tracks of content, among them:
- The Future of Digital Marketing
- The Digital Customer
- Intelligent Delivery and Fulfilment
- Cross Border Commerce and International Growth
- Making Omnichannel a Reality
Attendees will have a chance to participate in two other co-located events, MarTech and Technology for Marketing to enable maximum win-win working sessions with world-leading retail and brand leaders, product demos, and roundtables. Among the past members were the top experts from the most famous companies like Apple, ASOS, Cartier, Clarins, Estee Lauder, HP, John Lewis & Partners, Just Eat, Marks & Spencer, Mitsubishi, Money Supermarket, Net-a-Porter, Peloton, and Swatch. Visitors will have a chance to know about top e-commerce trends and what is vital to stay relevant and successful.
Customer Engagement Summit
November 15, 2022
Westminster Park Plaza, London
Website: Customer Engagement Summit
This year London will host the ninth Customer Engagement Summit. Participants will enjoy face-to-face events including conferences, directors' forums, and leadership roundtable focus groups. Meeting with over 1,200 senior industry professionals is a real chance to discover real-life case studies that reveal the latest innovations in the CX world.
If you are interested in optimizing the business outcome by improving multiple aspects of customer engagement and customer experience, attend roundtable sessions and 20 exclusive presentations, and network with peers.
The White Label World Expo
September 29 - 30, 2022/ October 12 - 13, 2022
Javits Center, New York/ Messe Frankfurt, Europe
Website: The White Label World Expo
White Label World Expo is a unique place in the world to meet so many online sellers. Here you can learn about the latest trends in the industry, online marketing and website traffic optimization, as well as about building a brand and using social media to maximize sales. Workshops help you discover new techniques to get ahead of the competition, reduce overall costs, and increase revenue.
Here are over 200 market-leading businesses exhibiting, including Riot Labs Ltd, Taylor Mammon, Guangzhou-Eurolink Marketing, Hermes Parcelnet Ltd, Mile High Labs, Huboo, and Innovators.
A tight-knit e-commerce community provides informative and thought-provoking seminars. Over 200 speakers will share their invaluable knowledge with visitors and exhibitors alike, helping them shape their own white label businesses. This event will include networking opportunities to make many new connections and business leads.
Retail’s Big Show & Expo
January 14 – 17, 2023
Conference & Expo Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City
Website: Retail’s Big Show
The National Retail Federation this year will organize its 112th meeting. It is a great place to see the latest tendencies of the retail landscape, share lessons learned in customer experience, omnichannel, new business models, and more. The Retail’s Big Show gathers e-commerce entrepreneurs and brands in hard goods, soft goods, pharmaceuticals, apparel, furniture, and more. This event aims to discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as sessions on corporate social responsibility including sustainability and supply chain issues to help take your retail to the next level.
The Retail’s Big Show is worth attending if you want to join retail experts for exclusive, highly curated, time-efficient guided walking tours of cutting-edge stores. The event includes experiencing the latest technologies, store designs, employee training programs, safe shopping, best practices, and much more.
This event is a place where e-commerce entrepreneurs explain how to tackle the industry’s biggest challenges and provide their forecast about what to expect next.
We’re constantly updating the list of upcoming e-commerce conferences, so you can choose the most relevant events for your business development. Learning from your e-commerce competition helps you spot new market shifts and stay ahead of the curve.