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Top Five Reason to Attend IRCE, the Industry's Biggest E-Commerce Event

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Sophia Weiss Lapat

Industry Experts, Nearly 600 Exhibitors, June 5-8 at McCormick Place West

CHICAGO, IL (May 16, 2018) – If you’re a retailer, merchant, or e-commerce pro, the Internet Retailer Conference + Exhibition (IRCE) is the conference and trade show to fulfill all your e-retail needs. Boasting 130+ sessions on everything from New Recruit Bootcamp to E-commerce Technology, an Exhibit Hall with nearly 600 solution providers including Mailchimp, ROI Revolution and Oracle NetSuite, and highly-regarded Main Stage Speakers, IRCE is a must-attend event returning June 5-8 to McCormick Place West.

1. Impressive Lineup of Speakers
IRCE has top-notch speakers that are prepared with tips, strategies and insightful takeaways that will leave you informed and inspired. Don’t miss our Main Stage speakers from Houzz, Warby Parker, Eloquii and author, Seth Godin.

2. Robust Conference Sessions

Knowledge is more than power – in e-commerce, it’s profit. Carefully curated content – from deep-diving tracks to in-depth workshops – has been created to help find solutions to the most pressing challenges. To learn more about the Agenda, visit here.

3. Expansive Exhibit Hall is the Largest in the Industry
IRCE has the technologies and solutions to keep sales growing. From the largest players in the industry to cutting-edge new technologies, the Exhibit Hall at IRCE boasts nearly 600 vendors that offer everything from dropship, print-on-demand, affiliate marketing, and payment solutions on display. Visit here to see the full list of exhibitors.

4. What’s New at IRCE

Spotlight On

Come see presentations from a selection of our exhibitors on the Tech Stage, located in the center of the Exhibit Hall. Sessions will take place during the full two days of the show, Wednesday and Thursday. Review a full breakdown of the Spotlight On schedule here.

Straight Talk

Set your business on the path to success. Join Magento in room W474b for multiple sessions of expert content. Session topics will include: Commerce Innovations, PWA’s, Business Intelligence, Digital Marketing, and User Experience for both B2C and B2B merchants.

5. Networking

When it comes to building your professional network, there’s nothing better than connecting face-to-face. That’s why IRCE has designed an unbeatable experience that brings you together to share insights, trade experiences and solidify relationships. Set up one-to-one meetings with vendors, or connect directly with other attendees.


Registration is now open by visiting Conference tickets include entry into the exhibit hall, lunch for each day registered, and cocktail receptions on the exhibit floor. Show hours are: Tuesday 8 am – 6:30 pm; Wednesday 8 am – 6:30 p.m.; Thursday 8 am – 5 pm; Friday 8 am – 12 pm.


Since 2005, IRCE has been the flagship event of the e-commerce industry. IRCE delivers high value and industry-leading conference content – boasting over 130 sessions and 200 speakers – and produces the largest and most diverse trade show in the industry. IRCE welcomes thousands of attendees every year to Chicago.

IRCE is owned by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2017, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space.

More information about IRCE can be found at