IRX Engage

IRX Engage digital platform

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The IRX Engage digital platform is so much more than an event app; IRX Engage will provide you with an opportunity to:

Network with retailers | Hear from big-name speakers | Take part in roundtables
Share solutions | Find new suppliers

...all without leaving the comfort of your desk.

What is IRX Engage?

As with many other events, IRX & eDX 2020 has been postponed until 2021, however we know that many in the industry rely on the events for knowledge, insight, inspiration and connections.

Over these last months IRX Engage has and is providing the retail industry with a variety of online support including keynote seminars, roundtables and networking sessions, as well as the opportunity to share experiences.

Have you registered?

No? Register today to get involved!    Yes? Head to IRX Engage platform 

IRX Engage Week: 7-10 September

IRX Engage is here to help the whole of the retail sector and with 7 streams to pick from over the course of 4 days, you will find the topic you need to answer your questions. 

  Monday 7 September  Tuesday 8 September Wednesday 9 September Thursday 10 September
10-12AM   Marketing Excellence Customer Experience Fulfilment
2-4PM  New Online

Growth & Cross Boarder

Innovation in Final Mile Customer Obession 


The digital platform is always open giving you the opportunity to start networking with the industry - make connections, book meetings - to gain inspiration on how you can start to thrive in this new normal.

Calendar of events

1 July

eCommerce and the new normal
Register to watch the video on the IRX Engage platform


15 July

Accelerating eCommerce fulfilment: capacity, compliance and profitability

In partnership with Multimodal Connect

19 August

Driving traffic, nailing conversion  

7-10 September

IRX Engage Week  
7 October Standing out on marketplaces  

Please note, due to the fluidity of the current times the dates and topics may change over the upcoming weeks.

The platform will give you access to all of the following - and more:   

Opening keynotes

Fascinating keynote who will dig deep into the topic of the day and offer insight using real-life case studies. During the session you will be able to put your questions to the speaker via the live chat running continuously during the session. 


Across the virtual event a series of moderated discussions will dive deeper into the theme of the day. Find out how others in the industry are dealing with a specific issue, quiz your fellow retailers and gain inspiration for your business.


Take part in virtual roundtables and debate and discuss the most pertinent issues of the day. Restricted to retailers only and with a limited capacity, the moderated roundtables will allow open and intimate discussions equipping participants with new ideas and solutions to introduce into their strategy for success.

Panel discussion

Listen to panel discussions where you can hear from successful retailers and industry leaders, and discover the secrets to their success. 

Connect with other attendees

IRX Engage is more than just a webinar, it will also provide you with the platform to network with other retailers, growing your list of contacts. You will also be able to set private face-to-face meetings virtually.

Find new suppliers

Across the day you will be able to browse the list of suppliers, compare their solutions, save your favourites and set up virtual meetings.

How can I get involved?

As a vendor...

IRX Engage will bring the retail industry together in one place, offering a platform for topical discussions, fascinating keynotes and networking. If you would like to receive more information on the sponsorship opportunities available please complete the form below.

If you are an exhibitor at IRX & eDX 2021 please contact your account manager to find out how how to get involved further.









Content Hours

2020 speakers



  • There are so many innovative companies, so much variation, great content and the speakers are talking about relevant business problems.
    Stuart Eames, Retail Innovation Lead
    Waitrose & Partners
  • The most exciting thing I’ve seen at IRX this year are the new products, new plugins and tools that are now becoming available that perhaps we’d never considered before.
    Agata Styczen, Senior Online Merchandising Manager
    O2 (Telefónica UK)
  • It’s interesting to know what’s happening in the industry… There’s a friendly atmosphere, a number of keynote speakers, a number of theatres so a lot of opportunities to engage and talk to people.
    Munish Khurmi IT Delivery Manager
  • You can talk to different retailers, visitors and you can share knowledge with them. It’s worth coming to IRX.
    Muhammed Aslam, Finance Manager
    Kiddies Kingdom
  • It’s really important to be here to really understand what’s going to be our next challenge.
    Carlos Larraz, Co-Founder & CEO


Location & opening times

Hall 2
The NEC Birmingham

Wednesday 17 March 2021 | 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday 18 March 2021 | 09:30 - 16:00


Clarion LogoIRX is organised by Internet Retailing Events, registered in England and Wales, Company Number 07081797, VAT No. GB 843845601 

Registered Office: Bedford House, 69-79 Fulham High Street, London, SW6 3JW, United Kingdom

Internet Retailing Events are a subsidiary of Clarion Events Limited.