Retail and e-commerce events to look out for in 2021

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The world of retail and e-commerce is changing rapidly. There are a myriad of conferences set up this year to help businesses understand what they can be doing better and how they can progress within the industry. With restrictions, there will be a return to physical conferences and Covid-secure environments. Below are some of the retail and e-commerce conferences to look out for in the UK later this year.

eCommerce Expo 

The eCommerce Expo will be happening at the ExCeL London on 29-30 September 2021. It will be an in-person event with a limited number of guests, but will also be available online. Consider staying in one of London’s serviced apartments to attend and be able to make the most of the networking opportunities. It is one of the leading eCommerce events. It aims to arm people with the latest industry trends and offers expert insight into the current marketplace.

Ecommerce Club Summer BBQ

Another one to check out if you’re London-based or looking for a reason to visit the city and network. The eCommerce Club Summer BBQ will be happening on August 10th 2021. The event will take place on the Queen of Hoxton Rooftop. It’s an afternoon of food and a chance for people to meet their retail peers. It’s recommended that Digital and eCommerce Managers should attend. Alongside Heads of CRM, Customer Insight and UX.  

eTailing Summit 

The eTailing Summit is a one-day hybrid event. It will take place on 7th July 2021 at Hilton at Canary Wharf. There are also options to attend the event virtually. The event brings together eCommerce and Digital Managers with Leading Solution Providers. One to one meetings are organised to give guests a tailored experience, alongside an opportunity to create new, lasting, business relationships. 

Social Day

Social Day is a social media marketing event. It’s happening in London on the 6th-8th September. Attendees will learn about the latest trends and how they can implement them in their own marketing. The event is set to be in person, but virtual options are also available. 

Internet Retailing Expo 

The Internet Retailing Expo (IRX) is taking place on the 13th – 14th October 2021. The expo will be taking place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. This event will be in person, offering all guests networking opportunities and a chance to learn from industry experts. Attendees will be able to learn about the changes and challenges of online retail, and how they can stay ahead of the competition. There will also be a digital event, IRX Engage Summit, during July.

There are a plethora of physical, online, and hybrid conferences happening this year. All of which are eagerly anticipated by their relevant industries. Do you have any eCommerce or retail conferences on your calendar for this year?