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IRCE 2018 Brings Together Top Leaders in E-Commerce June 5-8 for Compelling Programming and Networking

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Sophia Weiss Lapat

Nearly 10,000 of the top leaders, executives and marketers in the e-­commerce world will converge at the 14th annual Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE), June 5-­8. The four-­day event is a one-­stop shop for e-­commerce business needs featuring compelling programming and presentations, matched by the very latest products and services from 600+ major solution providers in the exhibit hall. Key exhibitors include Amazon Business, ChannelAdvisor, Classy Llama, DHL eCommerce, eBay, Magento Commerce, Mailchimp, Paypal and many others.

Once again, IRCE has attracted an impressive line-­up of Main Stage Speakers who will share their expertise and business know-­how. Attendees will be inspired by speakers: Dave Gilboa, Co-­Founder & Co-­CEO of Warby Parker, Seth Godin, Author, “What To Do When It’s Your Turn”, Mariah Chase, CEO of Eloquii and Alon Cohen, President and Co-­Founder of Houzz, plus many more industry experts and insiders.

This year’s IRCE will also feature a robust conference agenda with presentations from over 200 executives representing some of the world’s most well-­known companies and brands. Highlights include Walmart, Beachbody,, HelloFresh, Rue La La, Pinterest and Exploding Kittens.

McCormick Place West
2301 South King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616

June 5-­8, 2018

Conference Dates & Hours:
Tuesday, June 5: Pre-­Conference Workshops, 8:30 a.m. -­ 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 6: Main Conference Day 1: 8:15 a.m. -­ 4:45 p.m.
Thursday, June 7: Main Conference Day 2: 8:15 a.m. -­ 4:45 p.m.
Friday, June 8: Post-­Conference Workshops, 8:00 a.m. -­ 1:15 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Dates & Hours:
Tuesday, June 5: 4-­6:30 p.m., Welcome Reception
Wednesday, June 6: 9 a.m. -­ 6:30 p.m., Cocktail Reception starts at 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 7: 9 a.m. -­ 4 p.m., “Win the Wheels” Tour and Drawing
Friday, June 8: Exhibit Hall Closed

For ticket prices and options, visit

Since 2005, IRCE has been the flagship event of the e-­commerce industry. IRCE delivers high value and industry leading conference content – boasting over 200 expert speakers – and produces the largest trade show in the industry, with 600+ vendors covering over 250,000 square feet of space. IRCE welcomes nearly 10,000 attendees every year to Chicago.

IRCE is owned by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-­to-­business trade shows in the United States, with most of our shows dating back several decades. We currently operate more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Our events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space. We have been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect our industry leadership as well as the importance of our shows to the exhibitors and attendees we serve.

More information about IRCE can be found at or call 800-­352-­IRCE.