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Friday 28 April 2017



Events diary

08-09 May - Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) 2017

Free to attend, RBTE is the must visit event for retailers and hospitality organisations looking for the right tools, solutions and advice on how to best run their business. With over 350 exhibitors showcasing a range of solutions from cards and payments, e-commerce and multi-channel, through to supply chain and customer experience solutions. Every year there is a dedicated free conference programme with a range of seminars, with the line up of speakers taken from the very best retailers here and abroad. It offers the opportunity for visitors to gain huge insight into the ever advancing technologies available to retailers.

24 May - Cross Border Summit 2017

This year’s eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit is confirmed to take place at London’s ExCeL on 24 May 2017 for ecommerce heads. The eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit, now in its third year, brings together an eclectic mix of leading international brands and retailers seeking to expand their overseas operations. Packed with first-hand experience, delegates and speakers share their insights and lessons learned on their international eCommerce journeys.

The dynamic event format – which includes keynote presentations from the most revered eCommerce thought leaders including The Hut Group and Lovehoney, panel debates to encourage healthy discussions on the issues that matter, and generous networking opportunities – presents a huge opportunity for all retailers, big or small, to kickstart their international online sales strategy. The eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit will give delegates a checklist of strategic and tactical pointers to help their business attain its potential for cross-border trading.

31 May-01 June - Future Stores 2017
Radisson Blu Portman Hotel
Contact Us: +44 0 (20) 7368 9894

This event is for in-store experience innovators. Future Stores is a European event focused specifically on bridging the gap between the digital and in-store experience; bringing together 120+ in-store innovators from Europe’s most progressive retailers. The event delivers over 50 industry-leading speakers from the Top 50 UK retailers and the Top 45 European retailers, over 20 mixed-format sessions including Case Studies. Leading retail experts have confirmed their involvement for the one-of-a-kind Future Stores event in 2017

How to book:
• Online, using code SYSTEMS for 15% off the ticket price
• Call +44(0)20 736 89894
• Email

17 May - National Technology Awards 2017

12 October - MoneyAge Awards 2017

19 October - Retail Systems Awards 2017

16 November - Payments Awards 2017

Read on for details of our industry leading Retail Systems events

National Technology Awards 2017
Wednesday 17 May
Millennium Hotel, London Mayfair


Technology has revolutionised the world of business and enhanced the lives of consumers, and these inaugural awards aim to recognise the pioneers of new technology, help drive standards and encourage excellence. Bought to you by organisers with over two decades’ experience reporting on developments in the finance, retail and broadcast sectors, the 2017 National Technology Awards will be the year’s most comprehensive celebration of technology.

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Money Age Awards 2017
Thursday 12 October
Millennium Hotel, London Mayfair

Open for entries - free to enter.


Now in its second exciting year, the MoneyAge Awards have been launched to celebrate excellence, professionalism and innovation in the hugely competitive but critically important personal finance space. Honouring the banks, building societies, savings and investment providers, mortgage companies and personal finance specialists that have proved themselves ahead of the game in the field of consumer finance with their product provision, innovation, focus on value and customer service, these awards are free to enter and are open to any financial services provider which serves consumers in the UK.

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Retail Systems Awards 2017, incorporating the Engagement and Loyalty Awards
Thursday 19 October
London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square

Open for entries - free to enter


Now into their 12th year, the Retail Systems Awards recognise technology excellence and innovation within the retail sector. Winning entries come from retailers and technology suppliers who are leading the way in areas such as mobile, online, payments, loyalty and personalisation.

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Payments Awards 2017
Thursday 16 November 2017
London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square

Open for entries - free to enter


The Payments Awards recognise card and payments excellence and innovation. Winning entries come from those companies, individuals and organisations who have launched and/or implemented the most outstanding payments solutions, initiatives and projects during the past year.

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RS Awards enter now

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