Retail’s Best Show Allows Innovators to Converge in Networking Event

Published on February 19, 2019

Shoptalk hosts the Retail’s Best Show in Las Vegas. Media entities and business analysts are invited to join this networking event on March 3-6, 2019.

CEO Anil Aggarwal founded Shoptalk in 2015. The purpose of the company is to bring the entire retail ecosystem together to come up with ideas based on the latest trends, technologies and business models, and consumer expectations.

The company covers the latest technologies, trends and business models as well as the rapid transformation of how consumers discover, shop and buy everything, ranging from apparel and electronics to grocery and luxury.

Shoptalk was awarded the best retail trade show of 2018 by

Retail’s Best Show

The event serves as a platform for pitching innovative ideas. Entrepreneurs have the chance to meet their peers as well as find potential new partners. Everyone will have the opportunity to engage with a large and diverse audience.

Discussions vary from sessions to one-on-one meetings with potential clients. Groups may also vary from small group discussions to larger ones. The program

Retail’s Best Show has an industry-leading agenda with speakers lined up to share their insights. The event has networking and collaboration programs powered by technology for more personalized interactions.

Retailers can grow through these activities. An annual certificate program will be launched this year to award individuals who attend a certain number of sessions.

Shoptalk also holds Tabletalks, an interactive peer-to-peer 45-minute roundtable bringing together 5-8 individuals from retailers and brands. The purpose is to share insights, address issues and generate actionable takeaways that help drive their businesses forward.

What to expect this 2019

Shoptalk will be hosting their fifth show. Setting new standards and breaking ground is their agenda for 2019.

More than 8,000 attendees are expected to attend. Attendees include established retailers and brands, startups, tech companies, investors, real estate operators and more.

Over 275 speakers will conduct a hundred groundbreaking sessions across more than a dozen tracks.

More than 225 company announcements are confirmed to announce their latest products, partnerships, company launches, funding and more.

The event is expected to sell out which makes it impossible for last minute accommodations. Active writers must present proof of work to qualify for complimentary passes.

Shoptalk will host a series of invitation-only sponsored dinners. The Retailers & Brands Networking Dinners will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019, at 7:30-9:30pm.

High-end Las Vegas restaurants will host the dinners which will accommodate 15-20 individuals from retailers and brands. A Shoptalk Ambassador will facilitate this sponsored event.

The program will have a standardized Core Curriculum where with half of their 40-minute track sessions. Curriculum topics vary from store design innovation to hiring and training digital talent.

Who will attend?

Representatives from Fortune 500 companies are all expected to attend and make announcements. CEOs and founders of various new startups make half of Shoptalk’s speakers.

Industry innovators and leaders from a broad cross-section of companies will all share their insights on the latest retail trends.

Big name media organizations will be attending. Representatives from companies such as Bloomberg, Business Insider, CNBC, CNET, Forbes, Inc, Reuters, The New York Times, will all cover the event.


Jaime Aldecoa is a staff writer at Grit Daily. He is an avid traveler, YouTube vlogger, and podcast host. He holds a degree in Mass Communication.

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