Shoptalk 2017, the much anticipated e-commerce and retail event held annually in the US and Europe, released their lineup of over 150 speakers yesterday for their event next year (19-22 March).
The lineup is comprised of 50% CEOs and 22% other C-level executives, with about 62% of the speakers from consumer brands and retailers. Fifty five percent of those are venture-backed startups and 45% are established companies.
Together, the startups speaking at Shoptalk 2017 have raised almost $5 billion in funding to disrupt traditional retail and e-commerce. Here is a preview of the speaker lineup:
Titans of traditional retail
Shoptalk keynotes include industry leaders such as the CEOs of Target, HSN, Rebecca Minkoff and the CEO of General Growth Properties, one of the leading retail real estate developers in the U.S. Other speakers include C-level executives from key retailers such as Staples, Williams-Sonoma, Crate and Barrel, Ulta Beauty, Aritzia, Rite Aid and more.
Leaders of e-commerce
Shoptalk 2017 will showcase some of the biggest names in e-commerce, including the CEO of eBay, President of Nordstrom.com, Head of Amazon Marketplace and the Head of Amazon Prime Now.
Innovative commerce startups
Shoptalk will also showcase speakers from the venture-backed world, including the CEOs of Houzz, Harry’s, Wish, Thrive Market, Dia&Co, NatureBox, Walker and Company Brands, Boxed, Plated, Lyst and many more.
See the full list of speakers at Shoptalk 2017.
Tickets for Shoptalk 2017 are currently priced at US$1,750 and will go up this Friday (4 November) at midnight. Don’t miss your chance to attend this groundbreaking event for the latest retail industry insights and networking opportunities in Las Vegas from 19-22 March 2017.