Shoptalk Europe 2023 officially gets underway in Barcelona today, welcoming more than 3,000 decision-makers from across the retail, consumer goods and retail innovation segments, with a third of attendees being c-suite executives.
Ahead of the event, which runs until Thursday 11 May, the organisers noted that the Meetup feature has proven popular, with registered attendees requesting more than 100,000 meetings.
As a result, Shoptalk Europe's Meetup onsite will deliver what the organisers have described as the most extensive retail meetings programme in Europe, with more than 20,000 business meetings already scheduled.
The event has confirmed over 1,100 retailers and brands will be in attendance, while some 193 speakers are set to take to the stage, of which 95% are VP-level or above from major retailers, brands, and investors worldwide.
Notable speakers from the grocery retail and consumer goods industry include Wouter Kolk, CEO, Europe & Indonesia, Ahold Delhaize; Giorgio Busnelli, Director, Consumer Goods Europe, Amazon; JJ Van Oosten, Advisor, Boston Consulting Group; Elodie Perthuisot, Chief E-commerce, Data & Digital Transformation Officer, Carrefour; Ayla Ziz, SVP of Global Sales & Chief Customer Officer, Danone; Neel Arora, Global Head of eCommerce, Nestlé; Shiri Mosenzon Erez, Chief Product Officer, Ocado Group; Celso Borges Shimabukuro, VP e-Commerce Europe, PepsiCo; Pierre-Yves Calloc'h, Chief Digital Officer, Pernod Ricard; Daniel Gebler, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Picnic; Bruno Mourão, Head of IT Transformation and IT Strategy & Experimentation, Sonae MC and many more.
The full agenda can be found on the Shoptalk Europe website. Keep an eye on the ESM social media pages for the latest updates over the three days of the event.
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