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Retail Event - <em>THE</em> Retail Conference 2022

Join TRB and a host of retail visionaries at the inaugural ‘THE Retail Conference’

November 8-9 2022

THE Retail Conference 2022

Join TRB and a host of retail visionaries at ‘THE Retail Conference’. Discover how to use technology to connect the ‘here and now’ of retail, with the future function of the retail ecosystem.

This exciting event has something for everyone. Uniting innovators, influencers, and decision makers, it will bring together the best in class from all retail disciplines. At THE Retail Conference, you can create the partnerships that will accelerate your retail development across all channels both sustainably and innovatively.

Our headline speakers are disruptors, tech leaders and retail trailblazers with a demonstrable track record in business change and innovation. Personally vetted and chosen by TRB and following extensive research, our presentations will provide you with live examples of how to create effective retail strategy and partnerships to drive your business successfully into 2023 and beyond.

Our experts have been tasked to present to retail professionals not afraid of the future and the changes that are required.

Do not miss this two-day unforgettable experience of ‘Retail Theatre’ at its best. Showcasing ‘real time’ examples of omnichannel retail with a fun focus on using the metaverse. This is THE event for anyone looking to excel and innovate in the retail world of the future and stay one step ahead of the competition.

Meet The 2022 Speakers

Darren Williams

Executive Chairman

Andrew Hall

Chief Commercial Officer

Shetal Bhatt

Senior Director - Digital Customer

Vishal Talreja

Property Director

Dr Edda Blumenstein

Director of Customer & Retailing Transformation

Mark Dunhill


Laurina Kennedy

Digital Marketing Manager
Skinny Dip London

Ian McBeth

Head of Digital, Technology & Data
Craft Gin Club

Programme Highlights

DAY ONE: TUESDAY 8th November 2022

9.15 - 9.30
Welcome speech and disclosures

09:30 - 10:00
Futurologist Keynote: Retail trends - alternate commerce and evolution

09:30 - 10:00
Futurologist Keynote: Retail trends - alternate commerce and evolution

10:00 – 11:00
CEO Retail Stars Panel: ‘Future gaze’ from senior retail leadership

11:30 - 12:15
Retail Future Labs: Lessons from the pandemic - connecting the business to focus on the customer


How to harness tech to deliver authentic and engaging online experiences


Digital Marketing


The role of successful subscriptions in future retail

12:15 - 13:00
Retail Showcase Panel: Digital Transformation

14:00 - 14:30

Retail Disrupter Case Study: Utilising retail for travel - a more fulfilling retail experience

15:45 - 16:30
Retail Perspectives: Customer engagement

16:30 - 17:00

Closing Keynote Address


TRB 20 Year Anniversary Drinks Reception

DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY 9th November 2022

TRACK ONE: Retail Strategy & Management (main auditorium)

Omni - Instore - Logistics - End to End

10:00 - 10:15
TRB Chair’s Opening Comments

10:15 - 11:00
Retail Future Factory: Evolving retail businesses from the old legacy businesses

11:30 - 12:15
Retail Panel: Loyalty & CX

13:15 - 14:00
Retail Mega Panel: Role of marketplaces in helping the smaller retailer

14:00 - 15:00
Retail Quick Fire Challenge: Future of the High Street - role of the store

TRACK TWO: Women in Leadership (Breakout Room)

10:00 - 10:15

Introduction and setting the scene

10:15 - 11:00

Milly Ellis of Be Heard 'How to Become a Better Public Speaker'

11:30 - 12:15

Shelley Bosworth 'Lifting the Lid on Limiting Beliefs'

13:15 - 14:00

Celynn Morin 'Building a Bridge Beyond Burnout'

14:00 - 15:00

Retail Roundtables: Spotlight on Retail Challenges

Meet Our Primary Partners

Venue & Contact

1 America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB

November 8 - 9 2022


For retail speaker opportunities:

Claire Knott
E: [email protected]
T: 01276 489626

For sponsorship and non retailer speaker opportunities:

Karen Howard
T: 01276 489626 M:07725414385
E: [email protected]

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