Conferences and events provide a great opportunity to network, learn new things and scope out the competition (or a combination of all of these things).
Below is a comprehensive list of all the ecommerce events for the year ahead - giving you the full lowdown on the what, when, where and how much.
Think we've missed anything important? Let us know in the comments section at the bottom of the page!
|Date||Event||Description||Cost||Where is it?|
|11 October 2017||WIRED retail||"WIRED Retail 2017 brings brand, payments, supply chain and logistics executives together to discuss the innovations and trends impacting virtual – and bricks and mortar – commerce."||Check website for details||London, United Kingdom|
|9 - 11 October 2017||ShopTalk Europe||"The event will be held on 9-11 October 2017 and bring together over 2,000 individuals, including 220+ world-class speakers, from across Europe and the world as well as from all ecosystem stakeholders and a wide range of industry verticals."||Check website for details||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|11 - 12 October 2017||Ecommerce Show North||"#eCSN17 will be the biggest ever gathering of eCommerce companies, vendors and suppliers held outside London."||Check website for details||Manchester, United Kindom|
|17 October 2017||Lifecycle 2017||"#Lifecycle17 brings together an amazing community of over two hundred ecommerce marketers to learn about the latest in customer retention from the most innovative brands in the industry.||£149-£349||London, UK|
|17- 19 October 2017||Global Sources Summit||"A conference for online and Amazon sellers importing from China under their own Private Label."||Free||Hong Kong|
|18 - 20 October 2017||Woocommerce Developers Conference||"For storeowners, WordPress developers & eCommerce experts interested in mastering the art of WooCommerce."||Check website for details||Seattle, US|
|1 - 3 November 2017||Savant e-Commerce London||"3rd Annual Savant e-Commerce London. Delivering customer-centric excellence & uncovering new frontiers for, ecommerce expansion, innovation and growth"||Check website for details||London, UK|
|2 November 2017||eHome & Deco||"For the fifth consecutive year, Emerce and Sanoma will organize the most important event on online strategy and successful omnichannel policy for the Dutch housing industry on November 2, 2017. "||Check website for details||Hoofddorp, Netherlands|
|9 November 2017||Ecommerce 2017||"Conference and exhibition on e-commerce in Ukraine."||Check website for details||Kiev, Ukraine|
|15 - 18 November 2017||MageTestFest||"All the ingredients you like as a developer. Let our great set of speakers blow you away. Join developers from all around the world for this unique and leading event. Are you going to be there?"||Check website for details||Amersfoort, Netherlands|
|16 November 2017||eTailing India||
"5th Annual ecommerce retail & mobile conference & exhibition."
|Check website for details||Delhi, India|
|30 November 2017||European Retail Day||
"The purpose of the conference is to give further impetus and drive to the development of Europe’s single market project, to look at how the retail sector could contribute to it, and to analyse future steps and positive innovation needed to ensure the growth and global competitiveness of the sector."
|Check website for details||Brussels, Belgium|
|24 - 25 January 2018||Webwinkel Vakdagen||"Leading in digital commerce."||Sign up for free||Utrecht, Netherlands|
|15 February 2018||Ecommerce Berlin expo||"Entire e-commerce in one place."||Free registration for Visitors||Berlin, Germany|
|22 February 2018||E-Commerce Day Offenburg||"Meet the e-commerce guide partners, as well as many successful retailers and e-commerce experts, and discuss the opportunities and risks of digitalizing commerce."||Check website for details||Offenburg, Germany|
|26 February - 1 March 2018||eTail West 2018||"Over 220 speakers representing the best from America’s largest retailers, from innovative start ups to eCommmerce disruptors."||Check website for details||California, US|
|1 - 2 March 2018||Berlin Germany 2018||"Savant E-Commerce Berlin is Germany’s premier e-commerce conference that brings together the best of minds to reveal the latest trends and practices in e-commerce strategies, design and technologies."||Check website for details||Berlin, Germany|
|2 March 2018||Ecommerce Summit||"Join the largest ecommerce event in Brussels."||Check website for details||Brussels, Belgium|
|6 - 7 March 2018||Internet World Expo 2018||"The future of commerce."||€0 – €236.81||Munich, Bavaria|
|7 - 8 March 2018||Retail Week Live 2018||"The single largest gathering of retail leadership in Europe."||Retailers: early bird rate is £1250. The rate for non-retailers £2490. Both are limited - prices go up 5 November||London, UK|
|13 - 14 March 2018||eTail Germany||"The Event For German eCommerce & Multi-Channel Retail Innovators."||Check website for details||Berlin, Germany|
|14-15 March 2018||DHL eCommerce MoneyAfrica||"Gearing Up for e-Commerce Acceleration at the BIGGEST e-Commerce, Payments & Fintech Show in Africa"||Check website for details||Cape Town, South Africa|
|15 March 2018||Retail Without Borders||"Retail Without Borders is Europe’s largest online marketplace conference, bringing together established international retailers with world leading global marketplaces."||£99.99-£349.99||London, UK|
|22 March 2018||Retail Week Awards||"For 23 years, the Retail Week Awards have been a symbol of excellence for the retail sector. They provide a platform for industry-wide recognition and celebration from boardroom leaders to digital stars and store managers."||Check website for details.||London, UK|
|21 - 22 March 2018||Internet Retailing Expo||"The biggest and best IRX ever."||Check website for details.||Birmingham, UK|
|20 - 22 March 2018||Ecommerce One to One||"Business accelerator of ecommerce leaders."||Check website for details||Monaco, France|
|15 - 16 April 2018||Seamless Middle East 2018||"Future of payments, fintech, ecommerce and retail."||Check website for details||Dubai, UAE|
|23 - 25 April 2018||imagine 2018||"Connecting the Global Magento Commerce Ecosystem."||Check website for details||Las Vegas, USA|
|2 - 3 May 2018||Retail Design Expo||"Europe's leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design."||Check website for details||London, UK|
|2 - 3 May 2018||Retail Business Technology Expo||"RBTE is the must-attend event for retail and hospitality organisations looking for the right tools, solutions, innovations and advice on how to best run their business."||Check website for details||London, UK|
|26 - 27 Sept 2018||eCommerce Expo||"Shaping the future of the ecommerce landscape."||Check website for details||London, UK|