17 Ecommerce Events, Conferences & Shows in the UK in 2018

17 Ecommerce Events, Conferences & Shows in the UK in 2018

Ecommerce is forever changing, making it crucial for those involved to stay up to date with the latest tools, practices and trends. But what’s the best way?

There are a wide range of events throughout 2018 that give you the chance to network, promote your business and learn all about the latest developments in ecommerce.

Read on as we look at the best events for your ecommerce business this year:

6-7th March

Why not attend eTail Connect? Perfect for peer-to-peer networking for ecommerce executives from across the UK. This event is held in Carden Park, Chester.

7- 8th March

Find inspiration at Retail Week Live 2018. Join retail leaders and enjoy speakers, workshops and seminars. Held at The O2 in London.

15th March

In London, Retail Without Borders is an assembly of over 500 online international retailers. Take this opportunity to network, grow and learn.

22nd March

Again, in London, enjoy the Retail Week Awards. This will be a celebration of the industry and the hard work of all those in the digital sector.

21-22nd March

At the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, the Internet Retailing Expo is perfect for those in ecommerce.  Join the crowds for 100 hours of content and 90 speakers,

21-22nd March

Whilst is Birmingham, why not also head up the eDelivery Expo? With workshops, clinics and up to 300 exhibitors it’s perfect for industry experts.

2-3rd May

In May register for the Retail Design Expo. This is an annual event to inspire innovative thinking, with conferences and pioneering suppliers.

Also, attend the Retail Business Technology Expo if you’re part of retail and hospitality organisations. Both events are held at Olympia, London.

10th May

The BIRA Conference & Awards – which is held in Hinckley – is for ‘forward-thinking business education’ with support and inspiring sessions.

16-17th May

Held in London, The Business Show 2018 will be full of speakers to give you the best innovations and opportunities to build your business.

5th June

Examine your own customers and learn the importance of personalised shopping at the Retail Customer Engagement Summit in London.

13th June

Join the Magento community at the Meet Magento event. Perfect for gaining an insightful look into the booming ecommerce sector. Also share expertise and create opportunities with a range of other industry professionals. This is held at The Mermaid in London.

19-21st June

In London, join the eTail Europe retail ecommerce conference. Find out what’s changing in the industry and collaborate with some of Europe’s biggest retailers.

3-5th July

In summer, why not attend Manchester’s Outdoor Trade Show? This is perfect for businesses which specialise in outdoors or sports.

2-5th September

At the NEC in Birmingham there will be the UK Autumn Fair. With thousands of suppliers, this event is great for stocking up on the latest products and connecting with like-minded retailers.

9-11th September

Autumn/Winter Top Drawer is great for finding that new spark of inspiration with the latest trends. In Olympia, London join the exclusive access to over 1,500 brands.

26-27th September

Again, held in Olympia London (thy must love ecommerce!), the eCommerce Expo aims to connect over 9,500 professionals. This will be an innovative opportunity for ecommerce brands to network and learn about fresh technology.

3-4th October

PayExpo Europe will hold interesting and insightful speakers to discuss major innovations in the payment industry.

A busy year ahead

With a busy year of amazing industry events ahead, make sure your ecommerce store is ready and raring to go. Fluid Digital can help. We build Magento ecommerce websites that are flexible, innovative and high-performing. With a new site attracting more and more traffic, it is the perfect opportunity to network and promote your company. Get in touch today and chat to our friendly team of web design experts.

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