Retail Fest

  • Industry: EcommerceTrade Shows
  • Location: GCCEC, QLD
  • Date: 16th - 18th April, 2024

Calling all retail enthusiasts! Get ready for a shopping extravaganza at the Retail Fest 2024, taking over the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre from April 16 to 18. Immerse yourself in a world of retail innovation, cutting-edge products, and endless deals as you discover the future of shopping and unlock new possibilities for your business.

What to expect: 

  • 500+ exhibitors: Explore the latest trends, technologies, and products across all retail sectors, from fashion and apparel to homeware, electronics, and beauty. Discover innovative brands, connect with potential suppliers, and find unique solutions to elevate your retail game. 
  • 10,000+ attendees: Network with fellow retailers, industry leaders, marketing experts, and trendsetters from across Australia and beyond. Share best practices, forge valuable partnerships, and stay ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving retail landscape. 
  • 50+ educational sessions: Gain valuable insights and practical skills through interactive workshops, insightful panel discussions, and engaging keynote presentations covering crucial topics like: 
  • Omnichannel retail strategies and customer experience: Master the art of seamless integration between online and offline shopping experiences. 
  • Data analytics and personalization in retail: Leverage data to understand your customers, optimise your marketing efforts, and personalise their shopping journey. 
  • E-commerce trends and best practices: Stay informed about the latest online shopping trends and implement effective strategies to drive online sales. 
  • Sustainable and ethical retail practices: Discover eco-friendly solutions and responsible sourcing strategies for a conscious retail future. 
  • The future of retail: Explore emerging technologies like AI, VR, and AR, and prepare your business for the next wave of retail innovation. 
  • Live demonstrations and interactive displays: Experience cutting-edge technologies and retail solutions firsthand, from interactive product displays to immersive shopping experiences. 
  • Dedicated networking opportunities: Build lasting connections with potential partners, suppliers, and industry influencers through designated networking events, casual meet-and-greets, and social gatherings. 


Who should attend? 

  • Retail store owners, managers, and staff of all levels and across all sectors. 
  • E-commerce entrepreneurs and online retailers. 
  • Marketing and branding professionals working in the retail industry. 
  • Technology providers and developers offering innovative solutions for the retail sector. 
  • Students and aspiring professionals seeking careers in the dynamic world of retail. 
  • Anyone passionate about shopping, trends, and the future of retail experiences. 


Parking and Transportation: 

Convenient parking options are available at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre. Pre-booking is recommended. Public transportation options are also readily accessible. 


What attendees can expect to gain: 

  • Discover innovative products and solutions: Explore the latest trends and technologies that can revolutionise your retail operations, attract new customers, and boost your sales. 
  • Gain valuable insights and expertise: Learn from industry leaders, refine your marketing strategies, and acquire practical skills to optimize your business. 
  • Network and build lasting connections: Forge partnerships, collaborate with industry experts, and expand your professional network, opening doors to new opportunities and growth potential. 
  • Get inspired and motivated: Ignite your passion for retail, embrace innovation, and return to your business with a renewed vision and excitement for the future. 
  • Leave feeling empowered and equipped: Gain the knowledge and confidence to tackle any retail challenge, adapt to changing trends, and ensure your business thrives in the competitive retail landscape.

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