(Last updated: 06 July 2021)
E-commerce logistics events and conferences have always been a great platform for industry experts to grow their professional network and learn from each other. Whilst virtual events quickly became the new norm since the start of 2020, nothing beats in-person engagement during physical events.
With that in mind, we handpicked a list of physical and virtual e-commerce logistics events and conferences across multiple regions you shouldn’t miss in 2021!
What are the top e-commerce events in 2021?
Top Events You Shouldn’t Miss in H2 2021
When: 7th to 8th July 2021
Where: Jaarbeurs Utrecht, Netherlands
About: The Webwinkel Vakdagen has been the meeting platform for the entire e-commerce industry for 15 years. Now, more than ever, the event is here to support organizations to realize their digital ambitions. By offering knowledge, expertise, and contacts that can be directly benefited from.
Experts and top executives share their knowledge and experience in an extensive program full of a variety of current topics from the e-commerce industry. Sessions are provided throughout the day in 8 lecture halls by speakers from the Netherlands and abroad. So you will find all the information you need for online success in one place!
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When: 21st – 22nd July 2021
Where: ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia
About: Meet face-to-face with 120+ exhibitors and access 50% more content delivered by 110+ speakers across 5 stages (3 of which are free to attend!).
Register with the code ORPARTNER21 to receive 20% off your ticket. Group discounts are also available.
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When: 17th – 20th August 2021
Where: Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, United States
About: LINK Conference will bring another year of education, exploration, and extras, with new experiences for companies. Their education program is filled with keynotes, general sessions, executive insight sessions, breakouts, roundtable, and more!
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When: 25th to 27th August 2021
Where: BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
About: Under the collaborative efforts of the Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, Thailand, and Reed Tradex Company, TILOG-LOGISTIX 2021 serves as the center of solutions that empowers logistics communities’ competitiveness and capability in the growing market.
When: 1st to 2nd September 2021
Where: Las Vegas Convention Centre, United States
About: The Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo provides a hub to help businesses meet these expectations and stay ahead in this demanding industry. By attending this event, you will be able to create new business relationships with hundreds of suppliers that will keep their business ahead of the curve. Improving your supply chain will reduce costs, improve customer experience, and make you a household name in retail
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When: 7th to 9th September 2021
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Hall
About: Retail Asia Conference & Expo (RACE) is a must-attend event that brings together the brightest minds in the retail industry to explore revolutionary ideas and cutting-edge technologies to ride the new wave of consumerism in Asia. The event will cover multiple themes: Retail Technology, Retail Design & In-Store Marketing, Internet Retailing, Innovation Lab, and Startup Zone.
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When: 8th to 10th September 2021
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), Australia
About: MEGATRANS2021 is perfectly timed to be the leading platform for the industry to once again come together in this reimagining of the supply chain. As one of the first trade expos in the post-COVID recovery phase, MEGATRANS will be essential in re-establishing face-to-face relationships, connecting people to people and business to business, while showcasing solutions that will help the supply chain adapt to situations such as COVID in the future.
Paris Retail Week France
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When: 28th – 30th September 2021
Where: Paris expo Portes de Versailles exhibition center – Pavilion 7.2, Paris, France
About: Paris Retail Week 2021 will bring together trade professionals from 28 to 30 September 2021 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles in an ever more experiential format.
Seamless Retail and E-commerce Middle East 2021
When: 29th – 30th September 2021
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arab Emirates
About: Seamless Middle East is excited to be back at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 29-30 September for the region’s most exciting conference and exhibition in retail and e-commerce.
Get ready for two days of thought-provoking discussions with the industry’s brightest minds, a showcase of the latest and most innovative technology solutions, and a welcome return to face-to-face networking.
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When: 11th to 14th October 2021
Where: Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Center, Austria
About: Parcel + Post Expo is an annual industry showcase event in Vienna in 2020 will once again represent the most important opportunity for parcel delivery operators, e-commerce logistics companies and postal operators to come together, see the latest ideas and innovations, and form business relationships on a global scale. It’s a must-attend for all companies that are involved in the parcel delivery business nationally and internationally, as well as for e-commerce logistics and of course postal industry organizations.
White Label World Expo Frankfurt
When: 13th – 14th October 2021
Where: Messe Frankfurt GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany
About: The White Label World Expo Frankfurt is a key event for experienced business owners, pioneers, or beginners to meet with suppliers, and listen to the leaders of the industry give advice, guidance and join a community of networking professionals eager to expand their business.
If you are not going to be in Frankfurt, fret not, White Label Expo will be hosted in Las Vegas, New York, and the United Kingdom!
When: 13th to 14th October 2021
Where: Hamburg, Germany
About: The Logistics Summit is the new trade fair and conference for digitization and innovation in logistics. Two exciting days with top-class speakers, panel discussions with leading experts, workshops with applicable know-how, and innovative providers in the trade fair sector. At the Logistics Summit, you will find digital innovations in both intralogistics and transport logistics. The conference will be hosted in German.
When: 19th – 21st October
Where: Virtual Event
About: Shoptalk Fall Meetup is a proven and productive way to connect online with the people you know and meet the people you don’t–in a fun, friendly and open environment:
- Reach out to thousands of industry changemakers to share your ideas and request meetings, and hear from them about how they’d like to work with you
- Participate in 15-minute meetings* as well as 55-minute Tabletalk peer group conversations
- Get post-event introductions for your high priority matches that weren’t scheduled as meetings
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When: 20th to 21st October 2021
Where: Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore
About: eCommerce Expo Asia 2021 is an event for everyone involved in B2B or B2C e-commerce. The event will cover topics such as innovation, e-commerce technology, practical and actionable solutions from experts. In addition to learning about the current e-commerce trends, industry experts will also be sharing end-to-end solutions like e-commerce software, omnichannel personalization, last-mile delivery solutions, cross-border payments, customer experience software, delivery management software, and many more.
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When: 26th to 27th October 2021
Where: Berlin, Germany
About: In their 6th edition, Savant eCommerce Berlin will delve into what AI can do to help you become your client’s companion, advisor, and inspiration in their shopping behavior, as well as into ways to improve the customer experience, optimize conversion rates and build strong customer relationships. Savant eCommerce will also be hosting its events across different cities in Europe: Stockholm, London, Amsterdam, and Barcelona.
2021 Events You Might Have Missed, Don’t Miss The Second Half
When: 2nd – 4th March 2021
Where: Virtual Event
About: Arm yourself with the knowledge to ensure your business can respond, adapt, and grow in a post-COVID & post-Brexit landscape. eCommerce Expo virtual brings together the entire eCommerce & marketing community one year on from COVID, to take stock of the biggest trends and changes to our industry. Explore exclusive content at the virtual event of the year.
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When: 2nd – 5th March 2021
Where: Virtual Event
About: DX3 Canada offers a unique opportunity to meet, connect, and learn from experts in retail, marketing, and tech. Find answers to your questions, including those you never thought to ask. The speakers are generous in sharing their insights and sought-after knowledge. This is the event to find the best combination of experts, all within the same event.
When: 17th – 18th March 2021
Where: Virtual Event
About: Are you looking to thrive in the digital world? With even bigger brands speaking, more conference sessions, new themes, and even more innovative products on display, IRX 2021 is set to be the must-attend event in the retail calendar. Whatever your role in the business, you need to find out how eCommerce affects you, what you should do to embrace it, ensure you are one step ahead of your competitors and thrive in the digital world.
When: 29th – 31st March 2021
Where: Gold Coast Conference & Exhibition Centre Queensland, Australia
About: Over 15,000 eCommerce professionals attended these events for free and came face-to-face with 150+ hours of content and 300+ speakers along with countless takeaways to improve online business. The 3-day conference offers so many learning experiences, networking opportunities, and access to the best solution providers in the industry.
When: 18th – 20th May 2021
Where: Virtual Event, Singapore
About: eTail Asia is returning for 2021 on 18th- 20th May, online. Packed with the latest developments in all things retail, with the best speaker faculty, top Asian brands, and a one-stop-shop for tech innovation – this is THE event to attend if you want to step up your game. Sign up for free for 30+ sessions over 3 days with giants of the retail world delivering case studies, hosting think-tanks, workshops, roundtables, and discussions to help you meet every challenge and opportunity you face.
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When: 27th May 2021
Where: Virtual Event
About: Registration is free and gives you access to the expo area and presentation stages. Please be aware that access to the stages can be limited due to safety reasons. The fair is practically the only opportunity to meet people standing behind the service and product and ask them about what cannot be read on the website and what your customer support will not tell them. Take advantage of this and eliminate your doubts.
When: 8th to 9th June 2021
Where: Virtual event
About: DELIVER Connect 2021 is Europe’s most exclusive retail summit, gathering the elite of the industry exploring the latest trends and innovations in the e-Logistics space, and enabling participants to build long-lasting relationships with their best-suited peers through their renowned matchmaking platform and groundbreaking one-to-one meeting structure.
Meet with selected logistics vendors in delivery, packaging, fulfillment, and technology – either multinational leaders or emerging startups – as they present their innovative solutions during exclusive one-to-one meetings. An innovative concept to foster the exchange of ideas and maximize growth. Also lookout for the physical event happening on 6th to 7th October in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Which e-commerce events are you adding to your schedule in 2021?
Attending these e-commerce events is a fantastic way for retailers to gain the latest insights in the e-commerce and retail industry, foster new partnerships, or even find new business ideas. Use this comprehensive list to block out time on your calendars to attend these events to stay updated on the industry.
Tip: Why not combine this with our E-commerce Calendar for 2021 for a truly, powerful start to your year?
Is there an event we didn’t mention that you think should be on this list? Get in touch with us or explore our regularly updated Events Directory for more informative events, conferences, and webinars for retailers like you.
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