Join Us This Fall -- Shoptalk Europe -- 9-11 October 2017, Copenhagen
NOW is the time, Shoptalk is the place

7,500+ Attendees2,500+ Companies700+ CEOs300+ Speakers

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Overview

We’re Leading the New Industry Narrative and Building the Definitive Community of Innovators

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 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. Everyone benefits from rich, in-person interactions spanning three days packed with incredible content, wide-ranging exhibitors and productive networking.

Shoptalk 2018 will have more than 7,500 attendees, up from 5,500 in 2017 and 3,100 in 2016. As Shoptalk gets bigger, it only gets better by maintaining audience seniority and increasing the number of facilitated and curated interactions.

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Click here to read about our 2018 theme: Now is the Time, Shoptalk is the Place.

Retailers & Brands

The Game has Changed

With profound changes in retail and ecommerce, now is the critical time to innovate, collaborate and partner in entirely new ways.

Thousands of individuals from hundreds of retailers and brands attend Shoptalk to get together with their peers as well as startups, tech companies, investors and others in an open and friendly environment to: (1) Learn about the latest technologies, trends and business models and (2) Interact with the ecosystem and embrace innovation.

Established retailers and brands may qualify for complimentary tickets plus up to $750 in travel reimbursement as part of our Hosted Retailers & Brands Program. Simply agree to up to eight 15-minute meetings (that’s as little as 2 hours) with our exhibitors and sponsors. We expect more than 5,000 onsite meetings as part of our 2018 Hosted Retailers & Brands Program. Space is limited. Apply now.

Retailers and brands also qualify for special individual and group ticket rates. Subject to approval and available here.

B2C & Tech Startups

Get to the Next Level

More than 1,000 B2C and tech startups redefining retail and ecommerce attend Shoptalk. Shoptalk provides startups with an unparalleled opportunity to form important fundraising, product, distribution and other partnerships with retailers, brands, tech companies, investors, media, analysts and more.

Startups less than two years old that have raised less than $2 million at the time of Shoptalk, can apply here for special startup rate tickets and here for discounted startup exhibiting opportunities. We also hold an onsite Startup Pitch contest with significant financial prizes—click here to apply.

Startups may also qualify for Funding Founders, a networking program that matches investors and startups at the right stage and from the right sector. To apply for Funding Founders, you must be a registered attendee and apply here. Note that all meetings are double opt-in so we cannot guarantee any meetings.

Investors

Find the Latest and Greatest

More than 150 VCs attend Shoptalk. 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 Funding Founders, a networking program where we match investors and startups at the right stage and from the right sector. Shoptalk will hold more than 500 onsite Funding Founders meetings in 2018. Click here to apply.

Exhibit & Sponsor

Reach the Retail & Ecommerce Ecosystem

More than 300 companies exhibit at and sponsor Shoptalk. Shoptalk will be 2018’s biggest U.S. retail and ecommerce conference. With a large and exceptionally senior audience, Shoptalk presents an unparalleled opportunity to:

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

Speak

Be Heard by the Industry’s Largest and Most Engaged Audience

Shoptalk is primetime and Shoptalk’s 300+ speakers are industry leaders and innovators. From established retailers and brands to innovative new startups and prolific investors, over half of Shoptalk speakers are CEOs or founders. We select speakers on a rolling basis, so apply early to increase your chances of being confirmed.

Agenda

An Agenda that Breaks all the Rules

With over 100 groundbreaking sessions across more than a dozen tracks, Shoptalk leads the industry narrative. It covers the latest technologies, trends and business models as well as the rapid transformation of how consumers discover, shop and buy all of their products, from grocery to luxury and everything in between.

Media

Cover Shoptalk Onsite

More than 200 editorial staff from retail, ecommerce, tech, mainstream and other industry media as well as Wall Street analysts attend Shoptalk. They cover more than 175 onsite announcements along with ​commentary from 300+ speakers and one​-​to​-​one interviews.

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