Defining the Future of IoT in Retail

June 24 – 26, 2018 | TITANIC Chaussee Berlin

What is the Rethink! Internet of Retail Minds Europe?

The 3rd Rethink! Internet of Retail Minds is Europe’s leading platform bringing together all retailers looking at digital transformation, connected products and the Internet of Things. The event provides you with precise insights into new technical innovations and how to overcome challenges regarding retail technology.

Discover the next era of retail – now!

Keynotes & Highlights

Event at a glance

Industry-Focussed Speakers
Decision-makers from renowned European retailers
% CTOs, CMOs, Head of Retail
% Decision Makers / Senior Influencers

What to expect in 2 ½ days in Berlin?

30+ top Speakers and Moderators, 20+ Best Practices, 20+ Round Tables & 150 Top Level Executives

  • 150+ retail executives from more than 120 renowned European companies
  • 2 ½ Days of Interactive Networking & Benchmarking Opportunities
  • 15+ Keynotes, Case Studies and 20 Interactive Sessions
  • Highlights: 6 World Cafés, 6 Workshops, 4 Challenge Your Peers Sessions, 2 Tech Take Sessions, Panel Discussion and a Networking Dinner

KEYNOTE: Anu Gupta | Senior Vice President Strategy Execution & Operational Excellence | Target Corporation

The potential of data analytics and IoT are undisputed. But, how does a retailer gain invaluable insight about consumers, trends and preferences? How can a retailer fuel promotion and placement efforts by using “new” technologies?

Co-located event with the Rethink! Connected Customer 360°

Don’t miss out the unique chance to network ant interact with participants from two conferences! Get a ticket for Rethink! Internet of Retail Minds Europe and meet the decision-makers from the co-located Rethink! Connected Customer 360° – the leading strategy & technology event for marketing, CRM & IT decision-makers.

The ideal way to take advantage of everything we have to offer at the conference and customize your learning and networking experience.

Register Now!


Until the most interactive and content-driven retail event in Europe!


Not sponsors… The Rethink! Internet of Retail Minds Europe is a unique event in the business & technology world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support our partners to reach their targets and inspire innovation. This vision is shared by a select group of partners at our highest quality events with the most elite audience.

Position your business as a thought leader at Rethink! Internet of Retail Minds Europe. Join our 2018 partners today!

Position your business as a thought leader in the retail technology space!
It had a very good mix of presenters and delegates that I could learn as we shared what we are trying to solve within our roles. Very well organized.
Pavan Pidugu
Walmart, Inc.
Interesting talk, well distributed time for learning and networking.
Mercedes Cregocalama
Philips Lighting
Very good event! Interesting and had a lot fun with the world cafe sessions.
Wing Tang
The event was well run with a robust agenda that provided a great balance between speakers and activities.
Dean Handspiker
It was great networking event, I was able to meet and talk to lots of bright, open people.
Krzysztof Rakowski
Big thanks and ‘congratulations’ for a great conference.
Met some really interesting people and had many further conversations via LinkedIn and email since.
Heike O'Leary
Interesting discussions / exchange of ideas with open-minded people from different industries -good networking with interesting solution providers.
Christoph Janker
Marc O'Polo
It was good to be around other peers in the industry.
Lauren Hogan
Relevant and up-to-date!
Arttu Huhtiniemi

Key topics of the Rethink! Internet of Retail Minds Europe 2018

  1. The Evolution of the Retail Store (Physical vs Digital): How do retailers enhance the in-store experience through IoT technologies?
  2. The Future of Brands: How can brands take greater control over the customer experience, both online and offline?
  3. AI, Tracking and Analytics: How do retailers use AI, IoT and Big data?
  4. Shifting retail Trends and Technologies: How can retailers reinvent their business model?
  5. Innovations in Delivery, Pickup and Logistics: What cutting-edge logistics solutions are being pioneered at the moment?
  6. Advances in Payments and Checkout: What IoT technologies are already in place and how have they been implemented?
  7. Re-inventing Customer Experience: What core areas are retailers are exploring in order to surprise customers?
  8. Marketing Strategies and Technologies: How are brands and retailers adapting their marketing strategies to take advantage of new tactics, technologies and platforms?
  9. Product and Merchandising Strategies: Explore how AI and other technologies will enable retailers to better predict demand
  10. Culture and Leadership for Retail Innovation: How are traditional retail companies cultivating technology innovation?

Movers & Shakers from the past Rethink! Internet of Retail Minds events

It’s a Multi-Touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!


We qualify every delegate to ensure an audience of senior executive decision makers with brand new projects, like yourself.

Tweetback & Connect

The unique interactive live feedback system! Note down your thoughts on comment cards which will be pinned on walls in the networking area for further discussion.


Our hubs101 technology and our onsite team will help facilitate pre-arranged and qualified meetings with your peers and potential business partners.

Icebreaker Session

Up to 6 parallel round tables that take place on the evening before the official conference kick-off. The aim is to create a relaxed atmosphere for people to warm-up, start networking and exchange ideas to ease into the next 2 days of intense learning.


Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.

Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realisation. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.

Challenge your Peers

Challenge Your Peers is an innovative workshop concept which enables participants to engage in a direct exchange with experts from a certain industry. The aim is to discuss and to identify challenges within the sector as well as problems, needs and solutions.

Matchfinder! Powered by AI

we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

Search – Find – Match – Connect

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Say Hello?

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

Panel Discussion

A moderated conversation where hand-picked industry experts discuss current and future issues from different perspectives.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Just signed up

The Rethink! Internet of Retail Minds fuels you with new ideas, new connections, new inspiration and practical insights.

From retail technology experts to retail strategists, from analytics & AI experts to brand strategist, wherever you stand in implementing IoT in retail, the conference has something of interest for you.

See who is already there:

150+ decision makers in one place on 2 ½ days! Don't miss out!

Taking Place at


The Internet of Strategy Event Series

Rethink! Connected Customer 360°
June 24 – 26, 2018
Hotel Titanic Chaussee, Berlin, Germany

Rethink! IT 2018
September 16 – 18, 2018
Hotel Hilton, Berlin, Germany

Rethink! SPMS DACH 2018
September 19 – 21, 2018
Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin, Germany

Rethink! Smart SCM
September 19 – 21, 2018
Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin, Germany

Rethink! MAD Minds
November 18 – 20, 2018
Hotel Titanic Chaussee, Berlin, Germany

Rethink! HR TECH Europe
November 21 – 23, 2018
Hotel Meliá, Berlin, Germany