With the retail landscape continually changing, it’s important for businesses to stay up to date with the latest technology, trends and products to ensure they remain relevant.
This year’s Online Retailer Sydney is a great opportunity for the retail industry to learn, exchange ideas, share industry trends, shape connections and walk away with the right tools and information to help you work smarter.
Held at the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre at Darling Harbour from 26-27 July, the event focuses on the latest in ecommerce technology, digital marketing and clever retailing solutions as well as global trends and challenges.
“The event will see a highly-esteemed line-up of new speakers delving into extremely current themes, including artificial intelligence, mobile innovation, sustainable ecommerce business models, the future of omnichannel retailing and digitally-enabled retailing both online and offline,” says Online Retailer event director, Alice Kuepper.
While the conference will feature more than 100 speakers including Kyla Robinson, senior product manager for mobile applications at Hudson’s Bay Company, and Krissie Millan, vice-president, ecommerce and digital innovation for Rebecca Minkoff, the exhibition will have over 100 solution providers such as Catch of the Day and Magento showcasing their products and services.
Other events worth attending during the 2-day bonanza include:
The Future Store―will show retailers the different ways in which their customers will engage with them in the future.
Seminar Theatre―free to attend for all visitors, offers daily discussions of hot topics in the industry.
Networking drinks―July 26 provides a great opportunity to mingle with speakers and exhibitors as well as other guests.
Ask the expert―conference delegates will have the opportunity to secure a one-on-one consulting session with a leader in the industry, including both national and international speakers as well as exhibitors and sponsors.
Live website reviews―conference delegates can book a one-on-one 30 minute session with an expert to have their website reviewed.
Online Fraud Summit―dedicated to the intersection of security, ecommerce, software, mobile, retail and payments.
Kickstarter―a one day conference teaching retailers the basic to intermediate level strategy and tactics required to launch and operate a successful online store.
By Marion Gerritsen