Retail industry gears up for RBTE 2017
Written by Michelle Stevens
The Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) is returning to London Olympia next week, with more than 17,000 visitors expected to attend.
Billed as the largest retail solutions event in Europe, the show on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th May will feature more than 370 suppliers on the exhibition floor and over 100 expert speakers in the three conference theatres.
Solutions being showcased will range from full-scale ERP systems to mobile payments, while visitors to RBTE can also drop into the co-located Retail Digital Signage Expo and Retail Design Expo. Other features include the gloodoo Champagne Bar, K3 Retailer Lounge and PayPal Chill & Charge Lounge.
Meanwhile, the two-day conference programme will include keynotes from: Dave Robinson, Head of Personalisation, Boots; Frank Muzika, UK Lead Executive, Toys R Us; Sean O'Connor, Head of Product for Buy, Mobile and Customer Experience, John Lewis; Martin Goldstein, Head of Purchasing, River Island; Alexander Allen, Director of Strategy and Business Development, Maplin; and Steve Moore, Director of Connected Home, Dixons Carphone.
More about what is happening at this year’s show can be found in the Retail Systems RBTE Preview