Shoptalk Announces First 150+ Speakers

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With just over four months to go, all of us at Shoptalk are thrilled to announce 2017’s first 150+ speakers. Once again, this will be the industry’s most comprehensive high-level speaker lineup of CEOs and leading C-level executives. We will present the most influential and insightful speakers in the field, with valuable information you can use to move your business forward.

By the Numbers

  • Speakers: 50% CEOs, 22% other leading C-level executives.
  • 62% of our speakers are from consumer brands and retailers
  • 55% are venture-backed startups
  • 45% are established companies

Why Shoptalk’s Speaker Lineup Is So Critical to the Industry

This unique thought leadership event is the only one in the retail industry that presents the complete dialogue necessary to understand how consumers discover, shop and buy in an age of digital transformation. Mastering this perspective is no longer an option—it is critical for growth.

So, who’s on the agenda in 2017? An absolutely incredible list of speakers

Titans of Traditional Retail

Shoptalk has a phenomenal keynote lineup that represents the best of physical and digital retail. Our presenters are industry leaders including the CEOs of Target, HSN, Inc.  and Rebecca Minkoff. You’ll also hear from the CEO of General Growth Properties, one of the leading retail real estate developers in the U.S., plus C-level executives from key retailers including Staples, Williams-Sonoma, Crate and Barrel, Ulta Beauty, Aritzia, and Rite Aid.

Leaders of eCommerce

Shoptalk will showcase some of the biggest names in ecommerce. The CEO of eBay will discuss his vision for the company and the President of will share his insights. We also have the Heads of Amazon Marketplace and Amazon Prime Now, two leading initiatives at this eCommerce giant.

Innovative Commerce Startups

Our participating startups have raised almost $5 billion in funding to disrupt traditional retail and ecommerce. An amazing set of speakers from the venture-backed world includes the CEOs of groundbreaking companies like Houzz, Harry’s, Wish, Thrive Market, Dia&Co, NatureBox, Walker and Company Brands, Boxed, Plated, and Lyst.

Top Consumer Brands

Shoptalk presents a fantastic set of consumer branded manufacturers including the CIO of Kimberly-Clark who will discuss how this multi-billion dollar CPG company is using technology to stay competitive. Heads of ecommerce at brands ranging from Mondelez and Unilever to Tumi will focus on how their brands leverage the online opportunity. And SVPs at companies including Adidas and Abercrombie will talk about how they’re driving revenues.

Venture Investors, Thought Leaders and Global Retailers

Dozens of other incredible speakers include marketing professors at Wharton, partners at prolific venture capital firms Lightspeed Venture Partners, Bain Capital Ventures and Accel, plus the CEOs of leading retailers and startups from outside the U.S.

In short, there’s no better lineup of commerce speakers anywhere. The plan is to assemble a group of more than 250 incredible individuals plus 5,000+ attendees for a groundbreaking dialogue.

Shoptalk ticket prices are scheduled to increase on Friday, Nov. 4th at midnight, so we encourage you to register  this week!

We’ll see you at the Aria in Las Vegas, March 19-22, 2017.



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