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IRCE @ RetailX to Feature Exciting Elements Including an Expanded Exhibit Hall, Innovation Valley and New Agenda Tracks

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IRCE @ RetailX to Feature Exciting Elements Including an Expanded Exhibit Hall, Innovation Valley and New Agenda Tracks

Mark Your Calendar for June 25-28, 2019

CHICAGO, IL (April 4, 2019) – The Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) is part of RetailX, three distinct shows including GlobalShop and RFID Journal LIVE! Retail, that are coming together to form an unprecedented retail event. IRCE @ RetailX returns to Chicago’s McCormick Place South June 25-28, 2019 and will feature new elements to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in the e-commerce industry.


The 400,000 square foot Exhibit Hall will be home to 1200+ Exhibitors representing IRCE, GlboalShop and RFID Journal Live! Retail. For the first time ever, thousands of attendees will have access to the biggest and best solution providers of e-commerce and store design under one roof.


The combined show floor will be anchored by Innovation Valley, an area designed to stimulate new thinking, generate deeper insight and help guide the near-term future of retail. Innovation Valley will feature a collection of companies showcasing innovative solutions to help retailers navigate the challenges of the rapidly transforming retail industry.


IRCE is known for its second-to-none educational programming, and the 2019 edition will feature new and enhanced Tracks:

• Strategic Guidance for the Retail C-Suite 

• Place the Right Bets Now for the Digital Future

• Thriving in the Amazon Age


Early Bird pricing is available through April 24. Registration is now open by visiting Conference tickets include entry into the exhibit hall for all three shows, lunch for each day registered, and receptions on the exhibit floor. Show hours are: Tuesday 8:45 am – 6:30 pm; Wednesday 8:15 am – 6:30 p.m.; Thursday 8:15 am – 4:45 pm; Friday 8 am – 1:00 pm.


RetailX is the only industry event that gives you the opportunity to experience the integration of e-commerce and retail in today’s ever-evolving market. RetailX is expected to attract and inspire more than 20,000 attendees and more than 1,200 exhibitors, based on recent trends from each show. 

A concurrent conference agenda will cover the most pressing topics and trends with intent to give attendees a significant competitive edge in the ever-evolving world of e-commerce and retail.


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 nearly 600 vendors covering all aspects of business needs.

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.