Retail TouchPoints is partnering with retailX, the physical and digital event platform dedicated to the technology and trends shaping retail’s digital future, to present the first Retail Innovation Conference (RIC20) online experience on October 13-14, 2020.
Building off the success of the live event’s seven-year history, RIC20 will provide registered attendees with:
- Strategic insights and tactical takeaways from the industry’s leading experts, analysts and influencers;
- Exclusive access to cutting-edge tech companies and consultants;
- One-on-one meetings and brainstorming opportunities; and
- Curated online networking events and experiences.
A highlight of the virtual event will be the presentation of the 2020 Retail Innovator Awards, recognizing individuals who have delivered positive change to the industry through fresh ideas and out-of-the-box thinking. Nominations are open until August 21, 2020.
“As a team, Retail TouchPoints and retailX will present a powerful lineup of speakers and content featuring top executives from brick-and-mortar, e-Commerce and omnichannel retail companies,” said Debbie Hauss, Executive Director of Content at Retail TouchPoints. “Our innovation-focused content will be designed to offer actionable takeaways from real-life case studies, the latest industry research, and best-practice frameworks and roadmaps.”
“Retail is possibly forever changed, and now is the time to think differently,” said Alison Medina, VP of Content for retailX. “This virtual platform allows us the ability to shift our education focus to only the most disruptive, innovative and top-of-mind challenges and opportunities for retail today.”
Speaker submissions for RIC20, which are subject to approval by the Retail TouchPoints and retailX editorial teams, are open through Friday, August 21, 2020. Sessions must focus on accelerating retail innovation, feature actionable insights, and/or address how to pivot to respond to changes in the retail marketplace. All content must be exclusive to RIC20.