21-22 March 2017

  • Harnessing IoT for personalised customer experiences and product innovation

The Internet of Retail Conference at a glance:

Confirmed speakers include:

To join our exclusive panel of expert speakers, please email [email protected] or call +44 (0)20 3841 8330.

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Top 5 issues to be addressed:

Changing industry – Can you gain competitive advantage by moving from selling products to selling services enabled by IoT

Customer insights – Improve marketing ROI by using IoT to deepen your customer insights and personalise products and communication

More effective operation – How can IoT streamline your internal operations and deliver cost savings

Omni-channel experiences – How to create seamless experiences that put the customer at the centre

Data vs privacy – How to balance the potential uses of customer data with the restrictions around customer privacy

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Top 5 reasons to attend:

The only 100% IoT in retail conference in Europe – no vendors can book as delegates to ensure high-quality peer-to-peer networking

Learn proven lessons from early adopter IoT case studies to help sharpen your business case and accelerate results

No death by powerpoint – participate in interactive workshops and roundtables for frank and open problem-solving with peers

Differentiate yourself by identifying and nurturing innovative IoT start-ups

Make partnerships in tailored one-to-one meetings with tech innovators that could grow your IoT project


Who should attend?

This conference has been created to meet the needs of Retail CIOs, CMOs, CTOs and Chief Digital Officers along with senior heads of innovation, digital, product development, customer experience, in-store and retail technology. All attendees are pre-qualified retailers looking to the future of IoT; not a room full of vendors!

Are you asking yourself?

How will IoT technology reinvent the shopping experience?

How do I turn IoT technology into turnover?

How can I stay ahead of the curve and use IoT to gain competitive advantage?

Then you should attend to find answers through case studies and focused peer-to-peer discussion.

OPENING KEYNOTE: Digital Pioneers- How ASOS, Amazon and Wiggle have led automation and digital in retail

mcbrideIn this presentation, Brian will discuss how these leading companies have digital as their DNA, how they keep raising the bar and where is big data, machine learning and robotics and automation headed?

Facilitated by: Brian McBride, Chairman, ASOS and Wiggle and Former CEO,

Brian McBride Chairman of ASOS, the leading on-line fashion retailer, and Wiggle, the on-line cycling retailer, where he led the recent merger with Chain Reaction Cycles. He is also Senior Non Executive Director at and is Senior Adviser with Scottish Equity Partners. He is a member of the UK Government’s Digital Advisory Board, which steers the digital delivery of Government services to citizens, and a member of the Court (Governing Body) of the University of Glasgow. Brian was CEO of from 2006 to 2011 having led it through its high growth period. He began his career with Xerox and subsequently worked in senior roles at IBM, Dell Computers and as Managing Director of T-Mobile (UK).

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2016 Event in numbers


  • 85+ Retailers Registered
  • 30+ Expert Speakers
  • 20+ IoT Case Studies
  • 15+ Hour Of Workshops
  • 15+ Hours Of One-To-One Meetings



Hear what last year’s attendees thought

Great event – I met an entirely new set of people and brought back new concepts to Kroger – 
VP of R&D, Kroger

Brilliant speakers, useful experience and it will bring new opportunities in near future – Global Retail Director, Telefonica

Perfect for networking –  CMO, URconnected

Retailers who attended in 2016 included:


Where do you sit in the IoT market?

How is IoT influencing retail and how can you monetise it?

Read our exclusive sector report, provided by Beecham Research and gain indepth understanding of the IoT marketplace and its influence on the retail sector.

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