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Shoptalk is the new blockbuster retail and ecommerce event. It covers the rapid evolution of how consumers discover, shop and buy—from new technologies and business models to changes in consumer preferences and expectations.

Shoptalk is a platform for established retailers and brands, startups, tech companies, investors, media and analysts to come together in an open and friendly environment. Everyone benefits from rich, in-person interactions spanning three days packed with incredible content, wide-ranging exhibitors and meaningful networking opportunities.

Shoptalk attracted more than 3,100 attendees in 2016 including over 395 CEOs, and is growing to 5,000+ attendees in 2017:

Shoptalk metrics

Attendees are senior-level and diverse commerce ecosystem stakeholders:

Shoptalk Attendee Chart

Retailers & Brands

Meet the Game Changers!

Shoptalk provides an unprecedented platform for large retailers and brands to come together with startups,
tech companies and investors in an open and friendly environment to:


Learn about the latest trends, business models and technologies from CEOs and executives of early stage companies, technology providers, commerce disruptors and venture capital investors as well as from peers at established retailers and brands.


Interact with the ecosystem and embrace innovation. With all the changes happening in retail and ecommerce, now is a critical time to be engaged in innovation, collaborate in new ways, forge innovative partnerships and fund groundbreaking initiatives.


Get to the Next Level!

An incredible array of startups is redefining every aspect of commerce. We’ve designed Shoptalk to provide startups with an unparalleled opportunity to meet relevant investors, Internet companies, retailers, brands, media, analysts and others to form key product, distribution and other partnerships as the industry continues to gain momentum. Startups also qualify for special Shoptalk programs like FundingFounders.

In 2016, startups with an incredible $23 billion in collective funding attended Shoptalk.


Find the Latest & Greatest!

In 2016, more than 100 VCs attended Shoptalk.

Shoptalk brings together a highly curated, senior audience encompassing the leaders of the next generation of commerce. There's no better place for investors to find the latest innovations, meet the greatest disrupters and hear perspectives from established leaders to evaluate opportunities in the context of the market. Investors also qualify for special Shoptalk programs like FundingFounders.


Shoptalk, Not Small Talk!

Click to see the current lineup of Shoptalk 2017 speakers. Additional speakers are added every week.

2017 will feature more than 250 speakers, representing leaders redefining the future of commerce from established and innovative organizations, leading-edge startups, influential media and the investment community.

Shoptalk offers the unprecedented opportunity to speak in front of many of the commerce ecosystem’s most important organizations, including retailers, brands, internet companies, tech startups, investors, media, analysts and more. You can download a one-page overview of Shoptalk here.

If you’d like to be considered, complete the Speaker Request Form by clicking below. The seniority of the proposed speaker is key to our decision. There is no submission deadline but decisions are made on a rolling basis. We’ll be in touch once we've reviewed your request.

Exhibit & Sponsor

Reach the Entire Commerce Ecosystem

With a large and exceptionally senior audience, Shoptalk presents an incredible opportunity to:

  • Engage with senior decision makers
  • Build brand awareness
  • Launch new products to the industry and media

We provide off-the-shelf and tailored exhibiting, meeting space and sponsorship opportunities to meet your specific marketing needs and budget. Whether you're a startup, large global company or anywhere in between, our offerings can be designed to achieve your goals.

We expect more than 350 sponsors in 2017 and opportunities are very limited. Please complete the form below to help us understand your areas of interest, and we'll follow up to discuss options.


Become a 2017 Media Partner

Shoptalk provides Retail, Ecommerce and other industry Media, Analysts and Associations with unparalleled access to the commerce ecosystem, hundreds of groundbreaking announcements and an unprecedented agenda.

If you're interested in becoming a 2017 Shoptalk Media Partner please let us know by completing the form using the link below and we'll be in touch shortly.