Back in May, we profiled our first 100 speakers at Shoptalk Europe (October 9-11, 2017 in Copenhagen). We’re now finalizing our speaker lineup for the event--we’re currently well over 200 speakers and adding just a few more to round out the agenda. We’re honored to have an incredible set of speakers that includes over 100 CEOs and represents over 25 countries.

A Few of the Companies on Our Agenda

Our main stage keynotes at Shoptalk Europe will include CEOs from companies such as HelloFresh (Germany), Hudson’s Bay Company (Canada), Westfield (Australia), Li & Fung (Hong Kong), Harrods (UK), Dixons Carphone (UK), Dollar Shave Club(US), Picnic (Netherlands), Casper (US) and Outfittery (Germany). Additionally, we’ll hear from the heads of Europe from Amazon Prime Now, Alibaba and eBay, as well as from the President of Pinterest and the Managing Director of Google UK.

We’ll also hear from senior leaders at large brands and retailers including Tesco(UK), John Lewis (UK), Shop Direct (UK), H&M (Sweden), IKEA (Sweden), MediaMarktSaturn (Germany), REWE (Germany), Zalando (Germany), OBI(Germany), Bugaboo (Netherlands), DIA (Spain), La Redoute (France), VF International (US), Kimberly-Clark (US), Pizza Hut (US), Johnson & Johnson(US) and Coop Danmark (Denmark).

Our event will feature dozens of innovative direct-to-consumer startups including Farfetch (UK), LoveCrafts (UK), Notonthehighstreet (UK), Eve Sleep (UK), Vestiaire Collective (France), Birchbox (US), M.Gemi (US), Bloomon (Netherlands), Home24 (Germany), Mister Spex (Germany), JUNIQE (Germany), Hawkers (Spain), Fyndiq (Sweden), (Norway), Trendyol (Turkey) and (Russia).

Tech companies on our agenda will include a number of exciting early-stage companies including Clarifai (US), Sentient (US), NewStore (US), EVRYTHNG (US/UK), Blippar (UK), Starship Technologies (UK), Stuart (France), Blue Yonder (Germany), Adyen (Netherlands) and InPost (Poland). We’ll feature a number of early-stage tech companies from Israel including Twiggle, Voyager Labs, Zeekit and Our track speakers will also include leaders at renowned tech and Internet companies including Facebook, Amazon, Samsung, IBM WatsonGoogle and Rakuten.

In addition, we’re excited to have a great group of venture capital investors joining us for the event. VCs and investors on the agenda include partners and managing directors at Balderton Capital (UK), TCV (US), Highland Capital (UK), Partech Ventures (France), Project A (Germany), Felix Capital (UK), Fung Capital (US) and Plug and Play (US). Our interviewers and moderators hail from companies such as McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group and Deloitte.

Our Speaker Lineup: The Stats

Finally, to provide some numbers around our speakers, below are a few statistics:

Geographic Distribution of Speakers

  • UK and Ireland - 30%
  • North America - 20%
  • Germany, Switzerland and Austria - 18%
  • France and Benelux - 14%
  • Scandinavia - 6%
  • Rest of World - 10%

Seniority of Speakers

  • CEO - 51%
  • C-Level - 17%
  • VP-Level - 13%
  • Director-Level - 8%

Stage of Company

  • Startup - 53%
  • Established - 47%

Type of Company

  • Established Brand or Retailer - 29%
  • Startup Direct-to-Consumer - 26%
  • Startup Technology - 26%
  • Established Technology - 12%
  • Venture Capital - 7%

We hope to see you in Copenhagen 10 weeks from today!