After over 10 years of successful events, the eleventh Retail Forum is planned for March 2023, packed full of surprises. The largest retail event in Spain will take place on 28 March at the IFEMA North Convention Centre in Madrid.
Retail Forum 2023 will address the new retail trends, as well as the most important technological developments and innovations that will drive business optimization. This benchmark event in the retail sector will have an exhibition area of 1000 m² for attendees to interact, exchange ideas and expand their network of contacts. In addition, they will have access to a full agenda of activities: virtualizations in holograms, gymkhanas and conference rooms.
Specifically, there will be four conference rooms at the event (Red, Blue, Yellow and Green), where a total of six sessions on the latest developments in the retail sector will be held. According to the organizers, these sessions will cover “the hot topics for this sector including new payment methods, omnichannel experience, customer experience, technologies, in-store experience, sustainability and retail media”.
The Red Room will host the opening session and talks on omnichannel in the digital era and New Trends: Retail and Metaverse. In the Blue Room, attendees will be able to enjoy the Data & Technology session that will take place throughout the morning. In the Yellow Room, the session will focus on Retail Payment. Finally, in the Green Room, the attendees will learn more about Store & Digital Innovation for the phygital experience until late in the afternoon, finishing the day with a short session on logistics and sustainability.
AuraQuantic will participate as Gold Sponsor of the event, offering help and advice on digital transformation projects, at stand number 11 in the exhibition area. Ilian Radoytsov, Sales Director at AuraQuantic, will also be speaking at the Industry View session in the Red Room at 12:30 pm. Together with Maxence Cano, Sales Director at Splio; Allan Chung, Head of Sales and Marketing at VTEX and the representative of Comerzzia, they will delve into the importance of technological innovation in the new retail era. The panel will address the advantages of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as an ideal tool in digital marketing to improve communication with customers. In addition, the role of technology in Smart Stores will be analyzed and the most effective tools for achieving omnichannel shopping will be explored in detail.
Anyone in the retail and B2C sales sector can book their place completely free of charge via the following website created for the event:
In this year’s event, you will find over 100 speakers and 70 technology partners. Attendees will be able to enjoy sessions with Javier Arrevola, CEO of Casa del Libro, Manel Jadraque, CEO of Mr. Wonderful, Gerd Loewen, CEO of Babaria and Ana Levene, Retail Solution Engineer at Salesforce. The full list of confirmed speakers is available on the Retail Forum 2023 website: https://www.retailforum.es/speakers-2023/.
Retail Forum is organized by iKN Spain, a leading event management company that plans high-profile events including Revolution Banking, Pharmalog, Insurance Revolution and Data Officer. Over 1,500 people are expected to attend this year’s Retail Forum, including representatives from well-known companies such as Mercadona, Primark, El Corte Inglés, MediaMarkt, Decathlon and Fnac. The main purpose of the event is to analyze business opportunities in the retail sector and learn how technology can increase the level of customer satisfaction, optimize business processes and help retailers gain a competitive advantage.