Technology Record - Issue 31: Winter 2023

35 Smart Retail Tech Expo 27-28 February 2024 ExCel, London Shoptalk 17-20 March 2024 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Days of Knowledge UK 21-22 March 2024 Birmingham, UK Enterprise Connect 25-28 March 2024 Orlando, Florida, USA DATES FOR YOUR DIARY Mobile World Congress: where technology, community and commerce converge Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024 will be held in Barcelona, Spain, on 26-29 February 2024 and will provide an opportunity for thousands of professionals in the connectivity ecosystem to network, share ideas and showcase solutions. The 2024 show will focus on six key themes: 5G and Beyond, Connecting Everything, Humanising Artificial Intelligence, Manufacturing Digital Transformation, Game Changers and Our Digital DNA. Learn more about MWC Barcelona at: NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show will be held in New York on 13-16 January 2024, and will bring together executives from across the industry to discuss the biggest industry topics and forecast future trends and innovations. Retailers from over 6,200 brands will attend the three-day event, which features over 1,000 exhibitors and more than 170 educational sessions and networking programmes. Highlights of the event will include more than 50 curated keynote and featured sessions led by industry experts, over 100 big ideas sittings hosted by exhibitors, and numerous partner perspective gatherings featuring a mix of retailers and solution providers. Microsoft will also attend and sponsor the ‘How better data is helping retailers run leaner, smarter stores’ and the ‘Expanding retail horizons with generative AI’ exhibitor big ideas sessions. Learn more about NRF 2024 at: Retail’s Big Show at: Photo: MWC Barcelona Taking place at the Messe Duesseldorf in Germany on 27-29 February 2024, EuroCIS will showcase the latest solutions and products for retailers. The event will be themed ‘Go beyond today’ and enable decision makers from the retail, financial services and hospitality sectors, as well as e-commerce and payment providers, to learn about solutions for merchandise and supply chain management, point-of-sale software and hardware, security and loss prevention, and more. EuroCIS will cover a wide variety of retail topics during sessions hosted across three stages dedicated to technology, connected retail and start-ups. More than 300 exhibitors are expected to attend. Learn more about EuroCIS 2024 at: EuroCIS 2024: a hotspot for retail technology Photo: Unsplash/Headway Photo: Jason Dixson Photography MARKETWATCH: EVENT PREVIEWS NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show