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  • Retail Design Expo Conference Programme

    The World Class Conference Programme features over 75 sessions from top retailers, brands, visual merchandisers,
    architects and shopfitters.

  • 2018 Conference Preview

    Here's just a small snapshot into some of the ground breaking sessions and inspiring speakers coming this May:

    • Brands on the Run - Howard Saunders, Retail Futurist, 22&5
    • Liquid retail: Continuously on the move - Saisangeeth Daswani, Head of Advisory - Fashion and Retail and APAC, STYLUS
    • How EE rolled out showcase stories with an immersive customer experience - Sian Doyle, Former Retail Director, EE; Ian Johnston, Founder and Creative Director, QUININE
    • HAGKAUP: New shopping model delivers success in Iceland - David Martin, Joint Managing Director, M WORLDWIDE; Gunnar Ingi Sigurdsson, Managing Director, HAGKAUP, ICELAND
    • Building SKINNY DIP into one of the largest lifestyle brands in the world - James Gold, Co-founder, SKINNY DIP
    • Delivering retail transformation in store - Emma Fox, CEO, THE ORIGINAL FACTORY SHOP; Karl McKeever, Founder & MD, VISUAL THINKING
    • Meet the biggest consumer group in the UK, 'The Blended Generation', and understand what it means for brands and business - Antony Turnbull, Creative Director, THE HONEST BRAND
    • Engaging the global Chinese shoppers - Hannah Jackson, China Business Development Project Manager, THE BODY SHOP 
    • International VM trends - Davy Pittoors, VM Manager, LOUIS VUITTON
    • Launching HOUSE 99 by David Beckham - Daphne Duttileux, Retail Design and VM Director, L'OREAL LUXE
  • Retail Design & Branding

    The Retail Design and Branding theatre brings together a star-studded collection of the world’s top speakers in this field. They will share unique insights into customer engagement and, ultimately, to business success across retail, hospitality and leisure.

    Shopper Conference

    The dedicated Shopper Conference is a must-attend for shopper marketers, marketers, POS teams, brand managers, customer insight and customer experience managers. Our top-line speakers discuss hot topics such as attracting customers into the store, using shopper marketing across various channels and many more.

    VM Conference and Workshop

    Visual Merchandising permeates and should enhance every part of the customer/client experience. Our audience will hear and see how VM makes the key difference - developing and making the tropes of the brand extant, attracting attention to merchandise and helping to sell it.

  • Interested in visiting?

    If you’d like to join us at RDE 2018, register your interest and we'll let you know when registration opens for 2018.

    register interest

    Interested in speaking?

    Would you like to demonstrate your knowledge of the retail industry? Our 2018 call for papers is now open.

    Call for papers

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