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Dates: May 8-9, 2017 | Register here
Prices: free entry for some events
Location: London, The United Kingdom

RBTE 2017: Retail Business Technology Expo

RBTE is the must attend event for retail and hospitality organisations looking for the right tools, solutions, innovations and advice on how to best run their business.

Europe’s BIGGEST, BEST and FASTEST GROWING annual event for retail and hospitality

Over 17,000 visitors are expected to attend RBTE and the co-located Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo looking for inspiration, innovation, new ideas and new suppliers – all in the quest to win new customers, retain existing ones and increase sales.

With the biggest ever floorplan to date, all solutions are covered for you at RBTE 2017. In addition to 370+ suppliers on show, there is an outstanding FREE conference programme featuring leading independent expert speakers in over 60 sessions, covering the full customer experience from omnichannel solutions, payments, loyalty, supply chain, loss prevention, eCommerce, RFID and analytics.

There are also numerous networking opportunities, innovation trail and awards and many more features. Make sure you are part of this world class event.

About RBTE & why you should visit

A visit to RBTE combines an exhibition featuring a comprehensive range of solutions and products from a wide range of exhibitors alongside a FREE informative and interactive education programming incorporating dynamic seminars and conferences, with 3 education theatres featuring 48 independent presentations and discussions, workshops plus a host of networking opportunities and hospitality – all under one roof and free to attend!

RBTE is an unmissable event for European retail, hospitality, leisure operators and retailers who want to keep up to date with all the latest solutions available to help you grow your business, improve productivity and improve the customer experience, as well as take advantage of the strategic and tactical advice that will be available to help them, all in an environment jam packed with innovation and inspiration.

If you are working on any of the following challenges then RBTE will have answers for you:

  • Big Data
  • Click & Collect
  • Cloud
  • Creating a winning culture
  • Customer engagement
  • Customer Insight
  • Fulfilment
  • Future Technologies
  • In Store Experience
  • Innovation and new technology
  • International expansion
  • Mobile
  • Omnichannel
  • Seamless experience
  • Security
  • Showrooming
  • Social Media
  • Stock Management
  • Workforce Management
  • RBTE is relevant to all areas of the business – not just IT

RBTE is a unique event. With something for everyone, RBTE is a must visit event for the whole team. Where else can you come and find all the information to make yours a world class business?

What’s on at RBTE 2017

RBTE is more than just an exhibition and the 2017 education programme includes a host of areas and features giving visitors the opportunity to catch up with the latest innovations.

During the show, there are three theatres running concurrently offering sessions across a wide range of topical challenges in retail today. All the theatres are free to attend and on a first come first served basis.

Innovation Trail

The innovation trail is a fantastic opportunity to focus on the latest developments in retail solutions across the board. Every year we ask our exhibitors to enter their product developments and, judged by our steering committee, we reward the best innovations. If you are interested in what is new and exciting in the retail space then take our innovation trail to get a great insight.

Payments Theatre

RBTE’s dedicated Payments Theatre, in partnership with Barclaycard will feature numerous retailers together with other payment industry experts to cover all the essential issues being faced in the current highly innovative and disruptive payments market.

If you need a rest from it all… or catch up with your emails then we have three main areas for you to do so. In addition to the various catering outlets available with Olympia, RBTE builds dedicated areas for retailers to relax.

Paypal Chill and Charge Lounge

The Paypal Chill and Charge Lounge provides the ideal spot to recharge your batteries (literally!). Come and take advantage of the free wifi, have a meeting over coffee or catch up on emails.

Gloodoo Champagne Bar

The Champagne Bar takes centre stage at RBTE and situated right in the heart of the show, offering the ideal venue for networking.

And if at the end of the first day you would like to join for a bit of a party please do so. The Big Party takes place on Monday 8th May at 4.30pm until 5.30pm and is an opportunity to discuss all the exciting things you have seen during the first day of RBTE.

K3 Retailer Lounge

K3 Retailer Lounge is the perfect retreat for retailers to relax and network in a vendor-free area. Drop in, grab a coffee and take some time to plan your visit!

Co-located Shows

If your interest extends beyond technology there will be two co-located exhibitions for you to browse.

Retail Design Expo

Retail Design Expo, located upstairs in Olympia is Europe’s leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, marketing, visual merchandising and shopfitting from around the world.

Retail Digital Signage Expo

Retail Digital Signage Expo, located in the gallery is a dedicated event featuring the entire range of suppliers, from the screens and kiosks to content management, media players, networking solutions and more.

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