News • 09.03.2022

Smart Retail Tech Expo 2022

The UK’s leading show bringing digital innovation to the retail sector

Logo of the Smart Retail Tech Expo
Source: Smart Retail Tech Expo

Smart Retail Tech Expo 2022 brought together an unrivalled collection of exhibitors, speakers, judges, partners and visitors eager to get inspired from and share to the very best in the retail sphere. 

The 2nd and 3rd of March 2022 saw an impressive number of attendees consisting of a mixture of major retail chains including Estee Lauder, Burberry, Holland & Barrett, Charlotte Tilbury, M&S and itsu. The high calibre of visitors impressed a large majority of the exhibitors and allowed them to have interesting and valuable conversations with industry-leading figures. All of our visitors came to see the huge range of products, services and game-changing technologies in the retail sphere from all 200 exhibitors. There was a showcase of everything from the newest software, XR products and phygital innovations, all to improve the online or instore customer journey!

Visitors were also attracted to Smart Retail Tech by the extensive speaker lineup that boasted 100 speakers including stellar keynotes from the likes of boohoo.com, Google, Snap, TikTok, MADE.COM and Meta and many more! The 6 theatres explored a range of topics where all audiences were engaged and inspired by the influx of educational content.

Both exhibitors and visitors were thrilled with the enthusiasm and passion contained within the ExCeL and we can’t wait to welcome everyone back for 2023! Here are some fantastic testimonials that accurately exude the energy and excitement of the two days of the show:

Testimonials

Paige Lewin, Netcore Cloud, Exhibitor: “What a brilliant few days on site at the Smart Retail Tech Expo! Jaap Boven and I met some genuinely amazing people, actively looking to digitize and scale their retail businesses, and had a brilliant time being able to raise awareness of Netcore Cloud and our full stack of martech solutions. Many thanks to Fortem International for organising such a brilliant event!”

Alex Richards, boohoo.com, Keynote Speaker: “This was my first time attending the Smart Retail Tech Expo and I was amazed to see so many interesting and innovative companies demonstrating their wares. There was truly something for everyone in the retail space, from cutting edge online tech through to warehouse robotics and automation. The speaker line up was stellar and I was privileged to deliver a talk to a very engaged group of attendees. I will be back next time!”

An expo with many visitors and an audience for a lecture...
Source: Smart Retail Tech Expo

Dinesh Ramanan, Vicinity RFID Solutions, Exhibitor: “Another great day at the Smart Retail Tech Expo and Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo at ExCel. The tube strikes didn’t dampen our spirits as some discerning Executives from big brands came just to meet us and were quite reassured and excited to learn that they have viable options with Vicinity RFID Solutions Ltd. UK”

RevLifter, Exhibitor: “I’ve had the most amazing and valuable few days in London at the Smart Retail Tech Expo representing RevLifter and meeting so many inspiring people in the industry as well as constantly learning. I wish everyday could be like this! Highlight has to be winning the award for Innovative Product of the Year Award!”

George Stumpf, ReverseLogix, Exhibitor: “Great show and turnout at the #smartretailtech, thank you Smart Retail Tech Expo for bringing together top brands and suppliers.”

Thomas Japy, The Nest, Visitor: “This evening concludes what have been two tremendous days of in-person interactions with inspiring individuals who are bringing truly disruptive solutions to the retail industry. In-between insightful keynotes, we have been able to freely discuss current and potential future Customer Experience challenges that growth induces on structures that generate high demand. Thanks Smart Retail Tech Expo for bringing us all together and to all the exhibitors with whom I have been able to discuss.”

Jamie Awdry, Costa Coffee, Judge: “What an excellent show, fantastic attendance and a stand out winner from Sticky. Real innovation with a fun and simple execution.”

Ana Rita, Walmer Group, Visitor: “We had a great time interacting with manufacturers/suppliers of some of the most innovative solutions, products and services. [...] A big shout out and thank you to [...] Smart Retail Tech Expo for running these exhibitions, this was most certainly a 'must attend' event!”


The visitors, exhibitors and everyone in between took advantage of everything the show had to offer and were blown away by the results! We are already working hard to make sure that our 2023 show is going to be even better than before and the ultimate platform where you can achieve unparalleled business growth! 

Taking place on the 28th of February and the 1st of March 2023 at London’s ExCeL –  are you ready to discover the latest mind-blowing tech, future trends and inspirational ideas for the second time?! What are you waiting for? Book your hotel in advance and register to attend here! 

Get involved with Smart Retail Tech Expo 2023 – Exhibiting and Sponsorship Opportunities and contact ahmed.pearce@fortem-international.com.

For Press and Marketing Enquiries contact us via marketing.team@fortem-international.com.

Source: Smart Retail Tech Expo

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