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WIRED RETAIL 2016

The date and venue will be announced soon

AGENDA

Click here to download the 2015 agenda

“I enjoyed the day a great deal and thought that the organising team had brought together a really super line up of speakers. It really was a great day so many thanks for including me. I would certainly recommend the event to colleagues so I hope you will be running the day again next year!”
Sarah Clearly
Head of Group Talent
Selfridges

“Thank you for an amazing conference. Both as a speaker and as attendee I was impressed. Level of content was top.”
Runar Reistrup
CEO
Depop

“Absolutely brilliant speeches from presenters yesterday, crowned by Jack on The Last Yard! THANK YOU so much for making it possible for me to be there. I learned a huge amount and met some wonderful people.”
Sophia Swire
Future Brilliance

“Thank you for inviting me to speak today, amazing event and crowd.”
Jose Neves
Founder and CEO
Fartech

“Great event … my head is still spinning from all the amazing & disrupting technologies getting into our day to day lives, incredible era we have the privilege to live in.”
Alex Rashkovan
Founder and CEO
Auto Store Company

“Valtech was the title sponsor of the WIRED Retail conference held in London at the end of November 2014. I had recently taken the job as Valtech’s Chief Marketing Officer and came into the planning process with only a few weeks before the actual event. As you might imagine I was quite concerned about an event that we were bringing clients to from all over the world, not to mention the exposure to new potential clients and the press. However my fears were unfounded as WIRED put together a superb event, from the venue, to the speakers to the flow and activities of the day – everything was polished and professional. I received nothing but compliments and high marks from attendees that I met with.”
Paul Lewis
Group chief marketing officer
Valtech

DISCOVER THE FUTURE OF RETAIL

The retail sector is undergoing the biggest transformation since the car enabled the out-of-town shopping mall. WIRED Retail will bring together startups, tech giants and established players to discuss the converging trends and technologies disrupting commerce today.
At this one-day conference, WIRED will unravel the themes defining the merging on- and off-line retail space, including:

  • Shopping across every device
  • Socially curated marketplaces
  • Online behaviour shaping your in-store experience
  • Personalised advertising
  • New global customers coming online
  • Mobile wallets
  • Augmented and virtual reality
  • Instant delivery

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?

We’ll be taking a look into the future, asking:

  • How drones could solve the “last mile” problem
  • Why anyone who can build a community can build a retail brand
  • How stepping into a 3D rendering of your kitchen could turbocharge homeware sales
  • How tech giants are sending algorithmically-driven vans to your postcode, predicting when you’ll order groceries next
  • How retail jobs will evolve when artificial intelligence reaches the level of Samantha in the film Her
  • When bloggers will outperform department stores in sales

This is WIRED’s 10th London event, a series defined by excellent speaker curation and world-class networking. WIRED Retail offers a fresh focus on the opportunities for smart, established retailers, disruptors, investors, marketers, designers, advertisers, buyers and policymakers.

We hope to see you there for powerful conversations, connections and insights from established industry powerhouses, and under-the-radar newcomers with big ambitions.


VIDEO: WIRED Retail 2015 highlights


VIDEO: WIRED Retail 2014 highlights

CONTACT

Sponsorship enquiries
Silvia Weindling
0207 152 3124
Silvia.Weindling@condenast.co.uk

Press enquiries
Harriet Robertson
Harriet.Robertson@condenast.co.uk

General enquiries
Nassia Matsa
+44 (0)207 152 3285
Nassia.Matsa@condenast.co.uk