Retail Innovation Conference & Expo – May 11-12, 2022 – McCormick Place, Chicago
Retail Innovation Conference & Expo
Featuring IRCE & DRCE

Where Digital & Physical Converge To Drive Connected Commerce

Three tailored events
focused on the topics and trends driving new retail models and customer experiences.



Discover the latest platforms and applications to help you monetize new digital customer behaviors. Take a page from some of the most disruptive brands and established leaders in marketing, commerce and delivery experience, so you can bring your ecommerce strategy to the next level.



Rediscover your passion for retail design by immersing yourself in sessions and discussions that touch on design theory, brand storytelling, new store formats and even tech integration. Bring your team to inspire learning and create a new love for retail.


Ride the wave of digital disruption and bring your omnichannel customer experiences to the next level. Learn how top brands embed agility, collaboration and innovation into the fabric of their businesses so they can capitalize on disruptive tech and trends.

Where Industry Innovators Converge

Executives from omnichannel retailers, disruptive DTC brands and the most innovative platforms in commerce will come together for the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo. Built upon a strong heritage in the retail community, we are taking the best of past events and bringing them to the next level.

Over two days, immerse yourself in a vast menu of programming, activations and networking opportunities that will inspire you to:

Inside the #RICE22 Experience

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Dig into the trends, tech and topics that will inspire new thinking across the retail realm. Combine thoughtful analysis from top consultants and analysts with real-world insights from your industry peers.
Andrew Laudato
“A well-organized event with powerful, new content.”
— Andrew Laudato, The Vitamin Shoppe
Tailored Expo Experiences
Walk our expo floor to test-drive the latest solutions, get inspired by new store concepts, and dig into use cases and examples via our targeted pop-up stages.
“A very important event for the retailers, brands and retail technology companies. Fantastic content and I met some amazing people.”
— Deborah Weinswig, Coresight Research
Brand Experience Awards
Celebrate brands across categories that are rewriting the rules of engagement and innovating through customer experience.
Hours of Networking
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A great way to meet your market! Connect one-on-one with our incredible speakers and sponsors, and set up deep-dive meetings to discuss your latest career goals, challenges and ideas.
Retail Store Tours
Take to the streets of Chicago and see some of the most innovative design concepts and store experiences the city has to offer!
Jill Anderson
"The higher quality of the engagements and the targeted, more serious conversations from attendees made the show worthwhile."
— Jill Andersen, Director, WestRock

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Join the retail innovation community along with executives from these brands:

Our Sponsor & Partner Community

We are building an immersive expo experience that includes the best in tech, design, merchandising and more! Touting three distinct areas that reflect our events, the expo also will include more opportunities to connect, collaborate and get inspired. Learn how you can join the growing list of platforms, solution providers and activations that will help bring this new experience to life.

2022 Retail Innovation Conference & Expo Show Floor (Click To Zoom)

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