MELBOURNE, MCEC Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2018


MCEC Melbourne
Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2018

The Festival of Retail Ideas can be called a conference, an expo, a rare get together of retailers across Australasia, a chance to learn the secrets of retail experts, or a reason to leave work for a few days to get a new perspective. It’s a big event with many features, but there’s one thing it isn’t: ordinary.

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Why: Inside Retail Live is a first-of-its-kind event that provides an immersive knowledge-sharing platform for retailers and its supporting technology and service providers. In its second year, IRL continues its quest to unify the Australasian retail industry and shape the future of international business. You’ll learn in-depth practical information from experts and innovators. Most importantly, you’ll meet the people who can help grow your business.

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What: 3 days, 30+ sessions, 80+ speakers, 100+exhibitors, 3,000+ delegates, roving entertainment, a pitchfest, and awards night. Plus, you can go to one day for FREE!

2017 Flashback

Last year’s event in pictures


An unconventional mix of leaders, rebels and changemakers
Full Lineup

Charlie Cole

Chief Digital Officer, Tumi & Global Chief eCommerce Officer, Samsonite

2017: Who Attended

MCEC Melbourne
Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2018

Extremely well organised event, great integration of interactive media. Fantastic mix of presenters for traditional retailers and just the right amount of aspirational content.

Inside Retail Live was a great way to share ideas and meet exhibitors, this was topped off with a great night as one of the Top 50 People in eCommerce!

The 3 day Inside Retail event was very informative and a great way to network with fellow QSR retailers. The panellists were interesting and insightful focusing on the future of the retail world.

The sessions, the panels, the speakers, the expo, were all top notch, and I am looking forward to 2018.

It proved to be an outstanding format for retailers to meet and network, discuss issues of mutual interest and learn from industry leaders.

Ticket Info

Whether you're looking to visit for a day for FREE, interested in the full Festival experience or the entire Retail Week celebration or even extended learning opportunities - we have options for everyone.

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