Expo - Retail Innovation Conference & Expo


This isn’t your typical expo experience. We’ve designed the #RICE24 Expo Floor to be a vibrant, community-driven space filled with the latest and greatest tech, engaging activations, and opportunities for attendees to connect and collaborate.

Expo Hall Times: 

Wednesday, June 5, 2024:   9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday, June 6, 2024:   9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
*Dates and times are subject to change

Featuring two distinct expos united by innovation



Hyper-focused to inspire innovation, collaboration and idea sharing among our store design and experience community.



One of the most recognizable and highly regarded event brands in the digital and e-commerce space.

Expo Hall Activations

Store Ideation
design:retail Conference & Expo
See latest and greatest in lighting, visual merchandising, fixtures, materials and more! Get ideas and inspiration to help you reimagine your physical spaces and bring shopper engagement to the next level.
VM Versatility
design:retail Conference & Expo

Experience the new immersive, digital path to purchase! Walk through a series of digital-driven vignettes that showcase how cutting-edge VM techniques can power engagement, conversion and retention. Developed in partnership with CS Hudson and Glass Media

Student Mentorship & Activation
design:retail Conference & Expo
The Retail Innovation Conference & Expo is a proud partner of PAVE, the Planning and Visual Education Partnership. In the design:retail section of the floor, visit the PAVE booth to learn more about their mission, participate in mentorship meetings and check out a cool activation from student members.
Social Commerce
Experience the power of social commerce and see how brands are embracing shoppable content, powerful advertising and other capabilities. Chat with experts to learn how you can turn social curation and inspiration into tangible action!
The Official Johnny Cupcakes Pop-Up
Powered by Shopify

Venture into the whimsical world of Johnny Cupcakes! After Johnny Earle’s keynote at the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo, he’ll be serving customers at his exclusive pop-up experience on the show floor. Powered in partnership with Shopify, this mobile store concept will bring the best of Johnny Cupcakes’ “fakery” to life and give attendees the chance to shop the brand’s deliciously clever collections of t-shirts, stickers and greeting cards. 

2023 Featured Exhibitors

2023 Exhibitors

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