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IRX and EDX launch best ever speaker line-up for 2018


We are delighted to announce that over 53 excellent speakers are already confirmed for the 2018 InternetRetailing and eDelivery Expos next March

With IRX now in its 8th successful year and EDX in its 4th; the events have now firmly established themselves as the leading expos in Europe for eCommerce and delivery.
With just a few speaker opportunities left on the agenda, the 2018 programme will feature visionary speakers from Tesco, Sainsbury's, Amazon, Ocado, Waitrose, ASDA, John Lewis, Shop Direct, Schuh, Screwfix, and many more. 

Conference Production Director, Carl Goodman said “The 2018 event is gearing up to be the best event to date. We've got 8 fantastic conference streams over the two days featuring all aspects of multichannel retailing including the introduction of our new tracks on ‘b2b eCommerce’ and ‘innovation and the future’.

“Next years’ speaker line-up features a great mix of leading multichannel retailers, big name supermarkets, retail CEOs, pureplays and technology innovators”.

We have a very small number of speaking opportunities left on the programme; especially EDX; so any retailers who would like to join our esteemed 2018 speaker roster should get in touch today” said Goodman.

Speakers now confirmed at IRX & EDX 2018 include:

  • Joël Palix, CEO, Feelunique
  • Sara Prowse, CEO, Hotter
  • Julien Callede, Founder,
  • Ken Daly, CEO, JML
  • Sach Kukadia, Co-Founder & Chief Commercial Officer, SECRETSALES
  • Dan Cluderay, Founder,
  • Cally Russell, Founder & CEO, Mallzee
  • Michael Welch OBE, Founder, and Chairman/Investor,
  • Savannah Sachs, UK Managing Director, Birchbox
  • Adam Gore, Managing Director,
  • Stephen Langford, Ecommerce Director, George at Asda
  • Charlotte Briscall, Head Of Digital Experience, Sainsbury's
  • Alex Murray, Director, E-Commerce, Lidl UK
  • Robin Phillips, Director of Digital , Kurt Geiger
  • Paul Wilkinson , Head of Technology Research and Open Innovation, Tesco Labs
  • Dave Crellin, Head of Online Operations , Sainsbury's
  • Richard Locke, General Merchandise- Head of Merchandising  Operations & Analytics, Ocado
  • Tim Chicken, Head of Distribution Development and Transport, Waitrose
  • Jan Mehmet , Vice President Ecommerce EMEA, Michael Kors
  • Daniel Infanger, Vice President International B2C, Conrad Electronic International
  • Chris Haighton, Head of Outbound Logistics, Shop Direct Group
  • Alexander Bartholomew, Multichannel Director, The Range
  • Stuart McMillian, Deputy Head of eCommerce, Schuh
  • Mike Wallwork, Head of Ecommerce, Footasylum
  • Richard Surridge, Head of Sally Direct, Sally Salon Services
  • Sarah Stagg, Digital Director, The Rug Company
  • Speaker TBC, Amazon Business
  • Chris Micklethwaite, Digital Director, Brakes Group
  • Matt Curry, Head of eCommerce, Lovehoney
  • Sophie Ross, Group Head of Multichannel, Hammerson plc
  • Geoff Bull, Head of Digital Marketing and Ecommerce, Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles
  • Tom Rooney, Senior Product Manager, Mobile Apps and In-Store Digital , John Lewis
  • Dan Mahoney, Head of Ecommerce & Customer, Whittard of Chelsea
  • Karen Gibson, Senior Manager - toyou Client Relationships, ASDA
  • Nick Wilsdon, SEO Lead, Global Channels Optimisation, Vodafone Group
  • Samantha James, Logistics Development Manager (Omni Channel), Screwfix
  • Samuel Adjei, Head of Core Services, Nando's
  • Ricardo Davila, b2b Expert and Digital-International Executive
  • Mark Cody, Product Lead - Mobile, Eurostar
  • Alex Snook, Senior eCommerce Manager B2B & Ireland, Diageo
  • Mandeep Singh, Co-Founder & CEO, Trouva
  • Sarah Davies, Lead, UK eCommerce Partnerships, Google
  • Daryl Hughes, Retail, eCommerce & Fintech Manager, Facebook & Instagram UK 
  • Michael Braybrook, Director of Enterprise Solutions, mGage 
  • Simon Farthing, Director of Strategy & Insights, Monetate
  • Steph Osiol, Industry Manager, Google
  • Russ Carroll, Sales Director, Klarna 
  • Amit Sharma, CEO & Founder, Narvar
  • Darcus Shannon, Product Portfolio and Strategy Manager, Ingenico ePayments
  • Raanan Cohen, Co-Founder & CEO, Bringg

Join the line-up

If you are a retailer and would like to speak at either event or would like to nominate a colleague or client please contact Carl Goodman, Conference Production Director today on 0151 707 9522 or email

About the events:

InternetRetailing Expo (IRX) 2018 is an unmissable two days of essential thought-provoking content for 5,000+ visitors (75% retailer) to learn, network and discover the latest multichannel retail trends and innovations all for free!
Now in it’s 8th successful year; IRX features over 100 hours of industry-researched interactive content, 100+ visionary speakers, 300+ industry-leading multichannel exhibitors, drinks reception, 8 free conferences, excellent networking opportunities and is co-located with our eDelivery Expo.

eDelivery Expo (EDX) 2018 is Europe’s only dedicated fulfilment event covering (S.O.L.D) – Supply Chain, Operations, Logistics and Delivery for multichannel retail. 
EDX delivers 2 specialist conferences: Final Mile and Operational Excellence plus expert led one-to-one clinics and hands-on workshops all for free.

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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 2 September 2020 | 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday 3 September 2020 | 09:30 - 16:00


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