Upcoming Business Conferences in Retail Sector

2021’s 5 upcoming conferences in the retail industry which will benefit retail SMEs.

It’s important for Retail SMEs to grow their business rapidly since slow growth may lead to stagnation in a highly competitive market. Attending business conferences will give you brand exposure and keep you on top of the hottest trends in retail. Retail and e-retail are growing at an accelerated pace and aligning with yearly trends is key to having an edge over your competition.

Infocomm India

Infocomm India 2021 is a Professional AudioVisual and Integrated Experience Solutions Event scheduled between the 15-17 September 2021. This event is for the retail industry and will showcase technologies for digital transformation. Technology companies will be displaying their products for the retail industry. Infocomm’s next Go Virtual event will occur on 1 July followed by a 3-day dual platform ‘Hybrid Xperience’ which will take place at the Bombay Exhibition centre (BEC). Retail technologies that you can take a closer look at Infocomm India include Live Streaming, Projection and Display, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Smart Mirrors, and Digital Advertising.

RetailTech Virtual Summit 2021

Scheduled for 4 June 2021, the topics of discussion lined up for the RetailTech Virtual Summit include the Online journey of offline retailers, How e-commerce adapted to the new normal, New technology adoption in retail, and how malls are leveraging technology. 20 plus thought leaders will be speaking at the event which will benefit brick and mortar retailers, retail professionals, technology, e-commerce, and supply chain companies and professionals.

FRO Expo 2021

The FRO Expo of 2021 is set to be the 120th National Franchise and Retail Real Estate Expo which will take place in Chennai on 26-27 June 2021. By attending this event, you can network with the Indian SME Industry. Aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners can learn from industry leaders on the best way to grow your business.

@HOME World Expo

Scheduled between 25-27 November 2021, @HOME World Expo will be taking place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. It’s an event where manufacturers, retailers, and e-retailers can meet and collaborate. FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) is the Industry Partner for this event.

Pack Plus South

Pack Plus South 2021 is a trade show that will take place between 17-19 December 2021 at the Hitex Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad. It’s a packaging, converting, and supply chain event. Attending this event will give you exposure to the latest innovations in the packaging and allied industries. Targeted visitors for this event include Packaging and Supply Chain and Converting and Carton professionals.


Scheduled for 4 June 2021, the topics of discussion lined up for the RetailTech Virtual Summit includes: Online journey of offline retailers; How e-commerce adapted to the new normal; New technology adoption in retail; and How malls are leveraging technology.

What’s in it for me?

Attending the conference is not enough as a key stakeholder in the retail, e-retail and e-commerce industry. You need to extract maximum value out of the events and discussions planned for each event. The first tip to make the most out of your attendance is to prepare in advance by going through the agenda and reading up on all the speakers and attendees. Attend with the mindset of scoring a potential business prospect, customer, or investor. Be ready on your pitch points, so that you don’t miss out on valuable opportunities. 

Anju Nambiar
Anju Nambiar
Anju has 5 years of experience covering business. She writes on startups, business life cycle and startup ecosystem. Her stints include Amazon and Adjetter Media Network.



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