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eCommerce events UK and EU in 2020 [Updated]

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A global pandemic has disrupted this year, and the face of the industry has changed. The way we do business and consume content has also changed, giving light to new ways to get together. When it comes to eCommerce and retailers, conferences and events are the perfect places for identifying areas of opportunities and connecting with partners and providers that complement their business models. However, this time some of those events have become virtual gatherings and online conferences.

We have updated our list of the best eCommerce and retail events in the United Kingdom and Europe during the year 2020. Some of these events have been postponed until next year, and others have been moved to late 2020. Take a look at our calendar below to stay on top of the latest news and changes happening in the next few months:

 

JUNE

eTail Europe

  • When: 23 Jun – 24 Jun 2020 (Virtual Event)
  • Where: London, United Kingdom

eTail is designed to help you increase the profits from your online business. You’ll get interactive action-packed strategies, disruptive strategies, peer to peer conversations, and connections with top minds at Europe’s most successful and innovative retailers.

JULY

eTailing Summit London

  • When: 06 July 2020 (Virtual Event)
  • Where: London, United Kingdom

A highly focused event that brings together delegates and suppliers, the summit consists of one-to-one business meetings, interactive seminars and valuable networking opportunities: all to enable you to create lasting business relationships.

dotDigital Summit

  • When: 16 Jul 2020 (Postponed – New date TBA)
  • Where: London, United Kingdom

This year’s edition is all about “CX: Dream it, believe it”. Want to know more about customer experience, future thinking, power communication and more? In fact, the dotdigital Summit is designed to equip you with the essential skills that can help empower your strategies. Learn and grow as a marketer, and delight your audiences with meaningful experiences.

SEPTEMBER

Paris Retail Week

  • When: 15 Sep – 17 Sep 2020
  • Where: Paris, France

A global offer for all the retailing ecosystem. More than 25,000 retail & e-commerce professionals are expected to visit Paris Retail Week to share their experiences in marketing, omnichannel e-commerce, data optimisation and agile customer experience.

E-commerce Expo London

  • When: 30 Sep – 1 Oct 2020
  • Where: London, United Kingdom

The eCommerce Expo, this year packed with more content, better solutions and inspiration. Everything you want to know about Omnichannel, Cross Border, Customers, Personalisation, Delivery and Logistics.

OCTOBER

TNW Conference

  • When: 01 Oct – 02 Oct 2020
  • Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

At TNW Conference, attendees come together to predict, discuss, and invent the future. The two-day festival showcases industry-leading speakers, panel discussions, and workshops. Topics range from artificial intelligence to blockchain, and everything in between.

eShow Madrid

  • When: 28 Oct – 29 Oct 2020
  • Where: Madrid, Spain

The European e-Commerce marketplace is expected to reach more than €600 billion in profits by the end of 2020. That is to say, the current online buyer is demanding personalisation, flexibility, and excelsior customer experience. E-Show is the place to know the key tactics to gain success in the e-Commerce industry.

NOVEMBER

Web Summit

  • When: 02 Nov – 05 Nov 2020
  • Where: Lisbon, Portugal

Web Summit is an annual technology conference held in Lisbon, Portugal, considered the largest tech event in the world. At a time of great uncertainty for many industries and indeed, the world itself, Web Summit gathers the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing startups, policymakers and heads of state to ask a simple question: where to next?

AI & Big Data Expo Europe

  • When: 24 Nov – 25 Nov 2020
  • Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Discover the next-generation technologies and strategies from the Artificial Intelligence & Big Data world. Furthermore, it’s an opportunity to explore and understand their practical implementation to drive your business to the future.

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FEBRUARY

E-commerce Berlin Expo

  • When: 13 Feb 2020
  • Where: Berlin, Germany

The #1 e-Commerce event in the German capital is expecting more than 7000 visitors this year. Machine learning, personalization and the digital generation are the main topics on the 2020’s edition with a list of speakers that includes Google, Facebook, Mastercard, Zalando and Rakuten, among others.

MARCH

AI & Big Data Expo Global

  • When: 17 Mar – 18 Mar 2020
  • Where: London, United Kingdom

Discover the next-generation technologies and strategies from the Artificial Intelligence & Big Data world. It’s an opportunity to explore and understand their practical implementation to drive your business to the future.

IRX Internet Retailing Expo

  • When: 17 Mar – 18 Mar 2021
  • Where: NEC, Birmingham

IRX is the UK’s largest dedicated eCommerce and multichannel retail event with over 5,000 visitors. Learning, networking and the widest range of solutions available in the multichannel industry.

Retail Week Live

  • When: 25 Mar – 26 Mar 2020
  • Where: London, United Kingdom

An inspirational two-day retail conference to face the new reality of digital transformation. From experts and industry leaders to disruptive startups, this is a great opportunity to connect on a deep level with peers, prospects for the future of retail.

Retail Forum 2020

  • When: 31 Mar 2020
  • Where: Madrid, Spain

The 7th edition of Retail Forum Madrid will have the disruption of new technologies in the retail industry as the main topic. Industry leaders from the most important Spanish companies and brands will share their experiences and advice for the future of retail in the region.

eShow Barcelona

  • When: 31 Mar – 1 Apr 2020
  • Where: Barcelona, Spain

The European e-Commerce marketplace will reach more than €600 billion in profits by the end of 2020. The current online buyer is demanding personalisation, flexibility, and excelsior customer experience. E-Show is the place to know the key tactics to gain success in the e-Commerce industry.

APRIL

Meet Magento NL

  • When: 16 Apr 2020
  • Where: The Hague, Netherlands

Meet Magento NL is a one-day session held in The Hague, The Netherlands. Moreover, the 12th edition will have over 500 Magento retailers ready to hear experts speak about everything from migration to Magento 2 to how voice interface will affect the future of e-commerce.

Marketing Festival Prague

  • When: 23 Apr – 24 Apr 2020
  • Where: Prague, Czech Republic

A world-class marketing conference aimed at helping digital marketers stays ahead of their game. The festival brings together a lineup of leading marketing professionals, data experts, creative directors and CEOs around the world to discuss what’s most important in today’s digital marketing ecosystem.

MAY

Retail & Brand Experience

  • When: 12 May – 14 May 2020
  • Where: Barcelona, Spain

This congress offers a disruptive approach into the retail and branding transformation arena. Most importantly, it will showcase the next wave of innovation by bringing the entire retail ecosystem together. Above all, this year’s edition will be structured around the new generations and consumption, digital transformation & big data, sustainability, and new retail models.

World Retail Congress

  • When: 14 May – 16 May 2019
  • Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

World Retail Congress selects a key theme each year that is due to impact the global retail industry, and this year is High-Velocity Retail. As well as industry experts, top academics are on the speaker agenda, set over three days designed to provide actionable insights for your business.