Shaped by previous delegates, Retail Without Borders is focused on providing an educational forum where retailers and ecommerce innovators can share, discuss and collaborate on ideas to accelerate online success.

To find out more about RWB and how you can get involved, please get in contact us via the contact form or get in touch with a member of our team.

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    What is Retail Without Borders?

    Retail Without Borders is Europe’s largest online marketplace conference and exhibition, drawing together the world’s most influential international ecommerce platforms with the biggest names in global retail to help accelerate online growth.

    Focused on delivering insightful and educational content, Retail Without Borders has become a must-attend event for brands and retailers looking to expand their international presence, having introduced over 30 leading global marketplaces, welcoming more than 160 speakers and attracting in excess of 2,000 retail delegates, with 39% at CEO or Director level.

    Plus, Retail Without Borders 2023 will have a more extensive exhibition area allowing key decision-makers to meet online marketplaces from around the world.

    Who typically attends Retail Without Borders

    Retail Without Borders is predominately attended by key decision-makers in retailers looking to expand their online and/or international revenue. During the 2022 digital event, 81% of delegates were considered decision-makers.

    This is the right event for you if you want to find out more about online marketplaces, how to grow your online sales and how to simplify international selling.

    What is the format of Retail Without Borders 2023?

    Retail Without Borders is a two-day exhibition and conference. The 2,500sqm exhibition is a dedicated area for stands of well-known online marketplaces, service and technology providers, and wholesalers. While the dedicated conference is split into two streams, each separated by a networking break. Throughout the day, there is a combination of keynote presentations, panel sessions by retailers and marketplaces, marketplace pitch sessions and roundtable discussions.

    Is there an opportunity for networking?

    Retail Without Borders has plenty of time for networking. The exhibition area has several areas that can be utilised for meeting and networking. Whilst the conference will have scheduled networking breaks throughout the day of the, as well as opportunities to network during registration and throughout the post-conference drinks reception.

    Which marketplaces am I likely to meet at Retail Without Borders?

    At Retail Without Borders we welcome the leading online marketplaces from around the world to speak. Take a look here to see some of the global marketplaces that will be attending this year.

    Can I arrange one-to-one meetings with marketplaces?

    RWB 2023 will not only be an in-person conference and exhibition but also accessible via our online platform. All sponsors and exhibitors will be given access to this online platform where you can search and connect with any marketplaces and exhibitor in attendance.

    Where is Retail Without Borders held and how do I get to the venue?

    Retail Without Borders will be held at Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH.

    The venue is highly accessible via public transport, with the closest tubes stops being Angel (Northern Line) and Highbury and Islington (Victoria & Overground). Check this page to see how to get to the BDC with London public transports.

    Bus routes 4, 19, 30, 38, 43, 56, 73, 341, 394, N19, N38 and N4 serve Upper Street and the Business Design Centre.

    Is there any on-site parking?

    For your convenience, the Business Design Centre has a secure, 237-space car park on-site. Make sure you pre-book your space ahead of the event.

    How do I buy tickets to attend Retail Without Borders?

    To purchase tickets for Retail Without Borders, click here where you will be able to select the type and number of tickets you wish to purchase.

    Where can I get hold of the conference agenda for Retail Without Borders?

    Please note the conference agenda is subject to change until the final weeks before the event. The agenda will be also available on the event platform, where you will be able to plan your day and bookmark sessions you want to attend.

    Can I watch on-demand after the conference has taken place?

    The sessions and materials will be made available a month after the event takes place.

    Does Retail Without Borders offer sponsorship opportunities?

    Retail Without Borders offers a range of sponsorship opportunities and ways to interact with delegates. For more information about these opportunities get in touch with our team click here.

    How can I become an exhibitor of Retail Without Borders?

    Retail Without Borders offers a range of exhibiting opportunities. To get to know more about these opportunities, get in touch with our team click here.

    What materials do I need to provide as a speaker?

    If you are speaking at Retail Without Borders, you will be sent a pack of information outlining all the key information for the day you are speaking, including what materials to provide. This would include a speaker profile, company profile, speaker photo, company logo and any presentation materials you will be using.

    We request that you send any profiles, photos or logos over straight away, so that they can be published on our website and app. Typically, we would ask for any presentation materials to be submitted at least a week before the event to allow the production team time to ensure all presentations are adequately formatted and videos play smoothly.

    Please note we usually have around 40 speakers per day, so prompt submission is required to ensure we have time to check all materials.

    What materials do I need to provide as a sponsor?

    You will receive a sponsorship pack containing all required information.