eCommerce Conferences play a pivotal role in the online retail community – bringing people together to share stories and ideas, and to network with like-minded individuals. From motivational speeches and meeting successful eTailers to learning about trends and networking with folk from the same industry, these events open up doors of opportunity!
As the eCommerce realm is so dynamic, eCommerce conferences help you keep up with ever-changing market trends and technology.
Today, we’re focusing on the conferences that span across North America. We’ve detailed the features of the conferences and how you can benefit from them. So that you can choose to attend the event at which you think you’d benefit the most.
Top eCommerce Conferences in North America
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, USA
29 March to 02 April 2020
This event caters to eCommerce companies of all shapes and sizes. Attended by big brands, small businesses, B2C and B2B companies, for five days, it becomes the epicenter of eCommerce.
Bringing together top eCommerce leaders of the world on one stage, you can learn from their make it and break it stories. Get inspired from over 400 sessions, labs and networking events at Magento Imagine.
Lastly, it’s a great place to interact and learn about other businesses, the trends they follow and how they’re transforming their sales models and commerce strategies in line with new digital technology.
- Before 15th December – You can buy an early bird ticket at $1,695.
- Before 31st January – Advance passes are priced at $1,895.
- February 1st to April 2nd – Regular passes cost $2,095.
Visit the official site to pick up your pass.
New York City, NY, United States
11 January 2020 – Opening Receptions
12 to 13 January 2020 – Conference and Expo
About NRF’s Retail Big Show 2020
Being the world’s largest retail conference and expo, NRF sees over 38,000 attendees from all around the globe. NRF is the National Retail Federation and this conference is one of the top ones to attend.
If you’re looking to meet visionary talent, make connections, and create your own network, NRF’s Big Show is the place to be.
With talks from over 400 speakers, you can learn from their success and failure stories. Get inspired to take your business to the next level smartly.
The NRF Big Show is divided into two: the expo and the conference. You can buy tickets depending on what you want to attend.
Free passes are available for retailers. You need to claim it before 10th January 2020. Post which, the price is $50.
If you are a non-retailer, passes start at $1,500 per head.
There are also individual workshops that you can attend which cost $350 approximately.
If you want access to listen to the speakers at the conference, the passes are more expensive. Depending on the category you fall under, passes range between $1,275 and $3,275.
Press and educators are available at $500 per head.
You can get more detailed information and pick up your passes here.
6 to 8 May 2020
About Shopify Unite
If you run your online business on Shopify, this is one of the top events to attend. Held in Canada, Shopify Unite spans over 3 days.
The first day you can expect to pick up your badges and network with others. The second and third days are filled with product announcements, deep-dive breakout sessions, technical workshops, and in-depth talks from industry leaders. There will also be 1:1 office hours with API support and product experts and Shopify Partner panel discussions.
The event concludes with a celebration of the shared success of the platform and its users.
Getting a Pass
Tickets will be available in early 2020. Follow Shopify on social media or sign up for their email alerts. They also make announcements through their blogs.
For a list of eCommerce conferences in Paris, Germany, Australia, Japan, and the Netherlands, click here.
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
22 to 25 March 2020
Called the fastest-growing event in retail history, ShopTalk has become popular in the eCommerce domain. The event focuses on bringing together all levels of businesses – the big brands, tech startups, established retailers, and new-in-the-business eTailers.
Apart from these, it also includes those indirectly related such as large tech companies, internet companies, real estate developers, equity analysts, venture capitalists, and media.
You can expect to witness groundbreaking sessions, deep dives, and roundtables. There are lovely curated dinners and one-on-one meetings that give you opportunities to network.
What sets this conference apart is its immersive visual experiences, interactive audience sessions, rapid-fire debates, and industry framework sessions.
There are free passes available for brands and retailers.
For others, passes start at $2,100.
For the full pricing list, check out their official site.
McCormick Place, Chicago
9 to 11 June 2020
RetailX caters to both eTailers and physical retailers. The conference includes groundbreaking discussions and tech talks. It gives you the opportunity to network and get exposure to big brands. The experience at RetailX can help you optimize your business and stay ahead of the ever-transforming retail landscape. A highlight of this event is the mini pop-up stores tied to charitable causes. They tell their stories while they sell amazing products.
Note: Tagalys will be at RetailX at booth no. 1551. Come visit us! We hope to make long-lasting connections with more people from the online retail community. Our team will be available to help you learn more about eCommerce merchandising and conversion.
You need to register to attend RetailX.
Retailers and brands can access the Expo Hall for free.
Other passes range between $129 and $2,599.
10 to 11 March 2020
The largest retail conference in Canada, DX3 is a great place to exchange ideas, explore creative ways to drive growth and learn about advancements in technology. Bringing together three worlds of retail, technology, and marketing, you can get exposure to new trends, ideas, and what’s currently driving the present and future technology. Seminars will also specialize in eCommerce, retail, and marketing solutions.
Getting a pass
Before 31st January 2020, passes to the exhibition are free.
Before 5th March, passes start at $5(+HST)
At the venue, it’s $15.
Full access passes start at $545 +HST.
Get the full pricing list here.
We hope this list was helpful in finding a conference near you. Making the choice of which one would be best to attend can be tough. Our pick this time is RetailX. Catch us at stall no. 1551 where we’ll help you learn more about eCommerce merchandising and conversion.