Events

17:09:2016
25:09:2016
Throughout Canada
Canada’s National Organic Week is the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country.

http://organicweek.ca/

20:09:2016
22:09:2016
Rio Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
Retail Global, the annual conference and exhibition for ecommerce retailers, with a focus on Marketplaces & Cross Border trade.

https://www.retailglobal.com/

06:10:2016
07:10:2016
Rubin Museum, New York
The Disruption in Retail Conference, organised by the Baker Retailing Center of Wharton School – New York, will bring industry and academic thought leaders together to discuss disruptive developments that are impacting the retail industry.

https://bakerretail.wharton.upenn.edu/disruption-in-retail/

18:10:2016
19:10:2016
Park Central Hotel, New York
The Internet of Retail Conference, an event in which retailers can brainstorm, learn and define how they will improve the customer experiences through the Internet of Things.

24:10:2016
London, UK
Kering will host its first ever ‘Retail Talent Day’ in London, an event designed to source top-tier retail talent and fill current and future job vacancies across its portfolio of luxury and athletic brands.

27:10:2016
28:10:2016
Le Pullman Paris Centre-Bercy, Paris, France
The Sustainable Retail Summit, inspiration, information and advice for retailers on how to implement social and environmentally sustainable business strategies to improve the health and wellness of the community.

03:11:2016
Columbia College Chicago, Chicago
Fashion Group International of Chicago and Google present The New Realities: A Retail Symposium. The goal of this event is to explore the changing retail landscape

07:11:2016
08:11:2016
Holiday Inn – Regents Park, London
International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITARC), co-hosted by the Academy of Business and Retail Management (ABRM), and the Journal of Business and Retail Management Research

15:11:2016
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
WGSN is the world’s leading trend authority, and will, during the WGSN Futures Australia, identify new themes that will influence consumer behaviour for the coming seasons. WGSN experts will present actionable insights and spark ideas.

16:11:2016
The British Museum, London
WIRED Retail, The one-day event will gather those at the forefront of change in the industry — individuals, startups and large established companies — to explore the future of retail. The event will cover topics as diverse as frictionless payments, virtual reality, 3D printing, drone delivery, blockchain and personalisation.

25:11:2016
Worldwide
Black Friday, the day following the U.S. Thanksgiving Day (the fourth Thursday of November), is since 1932 celebrated as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the U.S., and in recent years, on an international scale. Most retailers mark the event with sale extravaganzas, special opening hours and in-store events, making “The Day After Thanksgiving” as the busiest shopping day annually for over a decade.

25:11:2016
Worldwide
Buy Nothing Day (BND) – Celebrated annually since 1992, Buy Nothing Day has become an international protest against consumerism, with events organised just after the U.S. Thanksgiving in more than 65 countries.

http://www.buynothingday.co.uk/

28:11:2016
29:11:2016
Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Dubai
The MEADFA Conference will address tourism and travel trends, along with the latest retail developments in the Middle East and Africa, a region undergoing significant change.

05:12:2016
Saïd Business School, Oxford
The Oxford Institute of Retail Management, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, are holding their annual Oxford Retail Futures Conference. This year’s focus will be on ‘Data analytics – exploring consumer and market data in the retail and supply chain environment’.

http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/faculty-research/oxirm

05:12:2016
Bournemouth University, Bournemouth
Most of us shop in supermarkets on a regular basis, but do we give enough thought to the data gathered about our shopping behaviour? In the latest in a series of free public professorial lectures, Bournemouth University’s Professor Tim Lloyd will be sharing insights from his research into the use of supermarket scanner data and what causes food price inflation.

https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/news/2016-11-18/how-supermarket-scanner-data-reveals-secrets-checkout-0

12:12:2016
Worldwide
Since its inception in 2011, Retail Employees’ Day (RED), an initiative conceptualised by TRRAIN (Trust for Retailers & Retail Associates of India) and supported by RAI (Retail Association of India), celebrates retail employees worldwide.

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17:01:2017
The Halloween and Party Expo, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans
The Independent Retailer Conference is a “pop up conference” within a trade show experience dedicated entirely to the unique lifestyle and responsibilities of indie store owners with a focus on delivering in-store and e-commerce operational insight and expertise that can help independent merchants further succeed in their retail goals.

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07:02:2017
09:02:2017
JW Marriott Miami, Florida
Future Stores, The Event for In-Store Experience Innovators, where attendants can learn from retail innovators, experience transformative technology, take site tours and hear cutting-edge strategies to take the in-store experience to the next level.

05:03:2017
09:03:2017
Düsseldorf, Germany
Since its debut in 1966, EuroShop has developed into the world’s number one trade fair for retail investments. Once again in 2017, this key international event promises exhibitors and visitors the chance to market themselves profitably, intensify or make new contacts, as well as identify and seize opportunities within the market. The overriding theme for this year edition will be Consumers’ emotional needs.

19:03:2017
22:03:2017
ASD Market Week, Las Vegas
The Independent Retailer Conference is a “pop up conference” within a trade show experience dedicated entirely to the unique lifestyle and responsibilities of indie store owners with a focus on delivering in-store and e-commerce operational insight and expertise that can help independent merchants further succeed in their retail goals.

22:03:2017
TBC, London
The Internet of Retail Conference, an event in which retailers can brainstorm, learn and define how they will improve the customer experiences through the Internet of Things.

27:03:2017
29:03:2017
Grand Hyatt, New York
Defining the Future of Consumer Marketing

04:04:2017
06:04:2017
DUBAI, UAE
The World Retail congress, bringing together 700 international speakers and with over 10,000 expected attendees from 125 countries, this year’s theme “Reimagining the customer experience” will be addressed, through stimulating debates, ultimately helping the development of ideas.

10:04:2017
12:04:2017
Crowne Plaza – JFK Airport, New York
International Conference on Business and Economic Development, Co-hosted by the Academy of Business and Retail Management (ABRM), UK Journal of Business and Retail Management Research (ICBED)

20:04:2017
21:04:2017
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, Tucson
Established 21 years ago, the Global Retailing Conference attracts participation from international retailers across all levels of industry operations, academicians, and university students interested in first-hand knowledge about industry challenges and opportunities.

22:04:2017
Worldwide
Record Store Day is an annual event inaugurated in 2007 and held on one Saturday every April to “celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store”. The day brings together fans, artists, and thousands of independent record stores across the world. A number of records are pressed specifically for Record Store Day, and are only distributed to shops participating in the event. Record Store Day 2017 will take place on Saturday 22 April.It will be the tenth celebration of independent record stores.

27:04:2017
30:04:2017
TBC, Barcelona
IAM Weekend 17 The Renaissance of Utopias is an annual event, during which the audience, together with leading institutions, international media companies, brands and collectives, attempt to understand the evolution of internet as culture(s) through unique events, videos and experiments.

http://www.internetagemedia.com/iamw17/

09:05:2017
10:05:2017
Apella, New York
Retail Innovation conference

11:05:2017
Deutsches Technikmuseum, Berlin
The Rise of AI, a full day conference for game-changers, opinion influencers, change-makers and knowledge seekers to discuss the implications of Rise of AI for our human life, companies, society and politics.

http://riseof.ai/

12:07:2017
01:10:2017
MOMA, New York
Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: one of the most prolific and renowned architects of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright was a radical designer and intellectual who embraced new technologies and materials, pioneered do-it-yourself construction systems as well as avant-garde experimentation, and advanced original theories with regards to nature, urban planning, and social politics. Marking the 150th anniversary of his birth on June 8, 1867, the exhibition will comprise approximately 450 works made from the 1890s through the 1950s, including architectural drawings, models, building fragments, films, television broadcasts, print media, furniture, tableware, textiles, paintings, photographs, and scrapbooks, along with a number of works that have rarely or never been publicly exhibited.

http://toa.berlin/

12:07:2017
14:07:2017
TBC, Berlin
Tech Open Air (“TOA”) is an annual interdisciplinary technology festival that takes place in Berlin, Germany. Launched in 2012 as the first tech festival organised through crowdfunding, TOA has developed into an established tech conference, providing a platform for multi-disciplinary knowledge exchange, collaboration, and development. TOA gather a number of influential speakers, entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, start-ups, and attendees from Germany and 40+ other countries from the fields of technology, music, art, and science.

http://toa.berlin/

30:07:2017
02:08:2017
ASD Market Week, Las Vegas
The Independent Retailer Conference is a “pop up conference” within a trade show experience dedicated entirely to the unique lifestyle and responsibilities of indie store owners with a focus on delivering in-store and e-commerce operational insight and expertise that can help independent merchants further succeed in their retail goals.

http://independentretailerconference.com/asd/

28:09:2017
29:09:2017
Millennium Hotel, London
Rethink! Internet of Retail Minds is the leading strategic event to discuss and define the future of IoT technologies and innovation specifically in the retail space.

24:11:2017
Worldwide
Black Friday, the day following the U.S. Thanksgiving Day (the fourth Thursday of November), is since 1932 celebrated as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the U.S., and in recent years, on an international scale. Most retailers mark the event with sale extravaganzas, special opening hours and in-store events, making “The Day After Thanksgiving” as the busiest shopping day annually for over a decade.

24:11:2017
Worldwide
Buy Nothing Day (BND) – Celebrated annually since 1992, Buy Nothing Day has become an international protest against consumerism, with events organised just after the U.S. Thanksgiving in more than 65 countries.

http://www.buynothingday.co.uk/

23:11:2018
Worldwide
Black Friday, the day following the U.S. Thanksgiving Day (the fourth Thursday of November), is since 1932 celebrated as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the U.S., and in recent years, on an international scale. Most retailers mark the event with sale extravaganzas, special opening hours and in-store events, making “The Day After Thanksgiving” as the busiest shopping day annually for over a decade.

23:11:2018
Worldwide
Buy Nothing Day (BND) – Celebrated annually since 1992, Buy Nothing Day has become an international protest against consumerism, with events organised just after the U.S. Thanksgiving in more than 65 countries.

http://www.buynothingday.co.uk/