World Retail Congress

The World Retail Congress is the leading event for the leaders of today’s global retail industry.

The Congress brings together over 1,200 executives who are all focused on the transformation of retail and in understanding how best to serve the consumer across all channels.

The Congress includes a programme of agenda-setting plenary sessions and highly interactive breakout meetings that are all designed to help shape the future of retail. Leading retailers, industry experts and other inspirational speakers from business, entertainment, leisure and politics form the speaker line-up.

Running alongside the Congress are a range of key events, including the World Retail Awards. Launched in 2007, the awards have been recognising the very best retailers and retail initiatives across a range of categories for over 10 years. The categories offer an opportunity for your success and achievements to be recognised as the best in the global retail industry.

Each year the Congress is hosted by a different city and has taken place in Barcelona, Berlin, London, Paris, Rome, Dubai, Madrid, Amsterdam and in 2020 returns to Rome on April 28-30th.

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