Day 1 – What Did You Miss?

RBTE, Retail Design Expo & Retail Digital Signage Expo 2016…
At 9.30am the 2016 edition of RBTE got underway, this year co-located with not just Retail Design Expo but also the brand new Retail Digital Signage Expo. Retail, hospitality, travel, entertainment, leisure operators and e-tailers flooded into the RTBE halls looking for the latest solutions and to take advantage of the valuable strategic and tactical advice on offer.

It was the same story over at Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo, the halls were buzzing with professionals looking for all things retail design, marketing, visual merchandising, shopfitting and of course digital signage.

Big names across the conference and seminar programmes…
House of Fraser, Domino’s Pizza, Unilever, Pepsi and Tesco were just some of the names featured across the three events’ conference and seminar programmes today.

David Wild’s keynote session proved particularly popular, giving some fantastic insight into leadership and customer service in an omnichannel world. Following we caught up with David for a quick summary of the session, here is what he had to say:

Over at Retail Design Expo the morning session with Ted Baker Non Executive Director, Andrew Jennings was standing room only, where he really got under the skin of how to keep stores relevant for today’s consumers. We chatted to Andrew straight from the stage, here’s what he had to say:

Last but certainly not least, a look at using digital to personalise the passenger experience and grow revenues was a huge hit with Retail Digital Signage Expo visitors. We caught up with speaker Chris Annetts, Commercial Passenger Services Director at Heathrow Airport to find out more following the session:

Take a look at the full conference and seminar programmes for all three events here: RBTE, Retail Design Expo, Retail Digital Signage Expo.

Exhibitors on show…

Across all three events a broad range of exhibitors covered every aspect of retail technology, design and digital signage. BT, Dell, Epson, HP, Samsung, Paypal, Mastercard, Dalziel & Pow, Barber Design, The Retail Factory, Unibox, NEC, DynaScan Technology Inc and Touch Systems UK Ltd to name just a few.

During the day we spoke to 4R CEO Kevin Stadler – who told us exactly why they are here:

See who else is exhibiting at the event here RBTE, Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo.

More to come tomorrow…
Those are some of the highlights from day one at RBTE, Retail Design Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo, but there is more to come tomorrow!

Thanks to all those who attended today, we look forward to seeing you again tomorrow. For those who didn’t attend, if you haven’t already done so, you can still register for a free admission to all three events here:


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