4 Retail Technology Conferences Every Microsoft Fan Will Love

While the retail technology industry is everchanging, conferences are an active way to stay updated on emerging innovations and trends, make connections, and elevate your business. Talk to most retailers, and they’ll tell you that they love attending conferences because of the insight into the technological advancements of their industry.

It just so happens, we have collected the top four retail technology conferences that every Microsoft fan will love and some for all retail tech lovers. Take note of what fits for you and your business, and don’t hesitate to book; you won’t want to miss out.

1. Retail Realm Partner & User Conference

Date: August 20- 22, 2018

Location: Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

Website: http://retailrealmconference.com

Why Attend?

This is the only Microsoft Retail focused conference where you can get direct contact with Microsoft about their latest retail technology solutions in an intimate setting.  The event focuses on solutions for software, hardware, eCommerce, business intelligence, payment processing, mobility and more that integrate with and around Microsoft Dynamics Retail solutions.

2. NRF 2019 Retail’s Big Show & EXPO

Date: January 13-15, 2019

Location: New York City, New York

Website: https://nrfbigshow.nrf.com

Why Attend?

NRF, also known as ‘Retail’s Big Show’, lives up to its name as being the biggest retail conference out there. With big-name retail brands, this conference is an opportunity to get inspired and will reveal innovations that are transforming the retail technology industry. This year’s event will feature  Retail Management Hero booth #4160 on  Level 3; for sales opportunities reach out to sales@rmhpos.com.

“The retail industry continues to thrive thanks to strong consumer confidence and a robust economy. As the industry evolves and expands, so too has NRF 2019, Retail’s Big Show. We expect continued growth in the future as retailers look to NRF for the latest and greatest technology; high-quality networking with the right people at the right time; inspiration from thought leaders across business sectors; and experiences that challenge them to think differently about their jobs, their businesses and the industry,” said Susan Newman, SVP Conferences of NRF.

3. Microsoft Inspire

Date: July 15-19, 2018

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Website: https://partner.microsoft.com/en-US/inspire

Why Attend?

This is Microsoft’s largest partner event and retail technology is one sector of this massive event. This event will help give you a holistic view of Microsoft Retail Solutions, while also giving you an overview where the company as a whole is going.

4. RetailNOW 2018 – RSPA

Date: August 5-8, 2018

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Website: https://www.gorspa.org/event/

Why Attend?

RetailNOW brings leaders, innovators, and channel players together to develop relationships necessary for any successful business within the general retail technology industry. The diversity of attendees and 160 exhibitors allows for the very best in education, thought leadership, and product availability paramount to the strength and growth of the industry.

“ RetailNOW is a gathering of the best of the best, serving the Retail Technology landscape. Attendees leverage the power of the “Community IQ” to expand portfolios, market reach, and operational excellence, as they serve their customers and their teams. There is no other event like RetailNOW and our time in Nashville promises to be one of the finest “Coaches Clinics” in our Industry. The Power of our Community, makes it our distinction,said President/CEO of RSPA John Kirk.


**Representatives of Retail Realm and Retail Management Hero (RMH) will be at all of the above conferences. Come join us to converse on the future of retail technology. Please contact sales@rrdisti.com or sales@rmhpos.com for inquiries on sponsorship or sales opportunities.