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10–11 October 2017

Online & Digital Summit 2017

Non-Member £1,550

London Lancaster Hotel

IGD Member £950

In the UK, online will grow by almost 70% over the next 5 years, adding £7bn to the channel. Hear how you can drive profitable growth with speakers from leading retailers

The largest event of its kind, bringing together hundreds of leading digital professionals from the food, grocery and consumer goods industries globally

Reasons to attend

Tom Pickford

See into the future, through the eyes of the shopper

Throughout the Summit you will have numerous networking opportunities with the speakers, major retailers, innovators, key suppliers and your peers

"No 1 conference globally for grocery e-commerce"

Put online at the heart of your commercial strategy

Expectations are being continually reset as retailers and disruptors leap frog each other with innovation. Learn how the best are taking their slice of the market

Get connected

E-business director, P&G

How can you increase the visibility of your products online? What does best practice look like?

You’ll be able to choose two out of three breakout sessions, on different themes, all running at the same time. After 40 minutes, you can change to a different theme. Or, you may have already arranged a 1-2-1 meeting via our event app. 

0800     Registration and breakfast

Session 1:

Participants will be able to connect over breakfast with fellow delegates

Improving ease of shop

DAY 1 - 10 October

Digital innovation in retail, what’s next and how can you prepare?

Welcome & Introduction

Improving ease of shop

Learn from the world’s best pureplay retailers

How can you increase the visibility of your products online? What does best practice look like?

We will hear from the world’s leading retailers to understand how they are innovating to make online shopping more convenient and engaging and what this means for manufacturers

Engaging the shopper along the path to purchase

Break

BREAK

The online shopper and omnichannel retail

Vanessa Henry, our Online Shopper Insight Manager will present our latest research on the online shopper and we’ll hear how retailers and manufacturers are creating a seamless offline and online experience to grow sales.

The future of

digital marketing

Learn how shoppers will engage with digital marketing and the opportunities for your business

Lunch

The future of

digital marketing

Changing customer expectations and how to respond

Learn how shoppers will engage with digital marketing and the opportunities for your business

You’ll hear from fast growing businesses that are changing online shoppers’ expectations and from a leading manufacturer on how you can respond to these opportunities.

Programme

Understand best practice from both manufacturers and retailers on how to engage shoppers along the modern-day path to purchase.

Break

Lunch

Breakout sessions

Building a successful online strategy

We’ll have presentations from leading retailers and manufacturers to help you understand how you can create a winning online strategy.

Understand the latest global trends from shopper engagement to fulfilment and how retailers and manufacturers are responding.

1630     Networking drinks

1630     Concluding remarks

0800     Registration and breakfast

Participants will be able to connect over continental breakfast with fellow delegates

The direct to

consumer opportunity

Meeting zone

DAY 2 - 11 October

Hear about the direct to consumer opportunity and what this could look like for your business.

A designated meeting area will be set aside for those who wish to re-connect with old colleagues or forge new alliances.

Welcome & Introduction

Learn from international e-commerce markets

The direct to

consumer opportunity

Hear from more of the world’s best online retailers and learn about the emerging trends for e-commerce and what this means for your business.

Meeting zone

Hear about the direct to consumer opportunity and what this could look like for your business.

Break

A designated meeting area will be set aside for those who wish to re-connect with old colleagues or forge new alliances.

Session 2:

Speakers to be announced shortly


Now in its sixth year, this is the definitive event helping businesses develop a winning commercial strategy for the online channel.

In addition, the following companies will be presenting:

We are delighted to announce the following confirmed speakers at the event:

Simon Miles

Global Customer Director

The Coca-Cola Company

Saeed Anslow

Walmart International e-commerce Walmart

Highlights from 2016

"Without a doubt the best e-commerce grocery event there is right now"

What Others Are Saying

"Great event, good range of speakers and some useful insight"

"Great opportunity to network with best in class industry peers"

London Lancaster Hotel, Westminster, London W2 2TY

The Venue

The hotel is just a 5 minute walk from Paddington Station, Marble Arch and the plethora of Oxford Street shops. The City of London’s financial district is 15 minutes direct by London Underground. Lancaster London certainly puts you at the very centre of this vibrant metropolis.

About

Location

£1,550

Pricing and Tickets

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