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LS Retail | 02 May 2024

Unlocking conneXion: tips for making the most of your experience

Unlocking conneXion: tips for making the most of your experience
Unlocking conneXion: tips for making the most of your experience

Counting down the days until the start of conneXion Iceland, our dedicated team is finalizing preparations for this highly anticipated conference and expo set to unfold in Reykjavik from May 13 to 15, 2024. Whether you're a seasoned conneXion attendee or a first-timer, get ready for engaging discussions on industry trends, cutting-edge technology solutions, and the chance to network with top experts in retail, hospitality, and IT. But that's not all!As we eagerly await to meet you in Iceland, here are some tips to ensure you make the most of your conneXion experience:

1. Review the agenda

Familiarize yourself with the diverse tracks and plan your schedule accordingly. The agenda includes a partner-only meetup on May 13, followed by a 2-day conference for customers, prospects, and partners on May 14 and 15. With 36 sessions across 4 concurrent tracks, you’ll have ample opportunities to learn, connect, and thrive. Prioritize sessions aligned with your interests and objectives and customize your agenda to make the most of your time at conneXion.

2. Identify key contacts

Decide who you want to meet: after reviewing the schedule, pinpoint speakers from LS Retail and other industry leaders you'd like to connect with. Take note of their names and don't hesitate to seek introductions from our staff. Remember, valuable connections can extend beyond the stage. Engaging with presenters and other participants can provide unique insights and opportunities for collaboration.

3. Update your social media channels

Let others know you'll be at conneXion by using the #cXion hashtag. Boost your networking opportunities by leveraging your digital presence. Use Linkedin or other social media platforms to share your thoughts and participation to the event, engage in meaningful conversations and establish valuable connections with fellow professionals. 

4. Prepare questions

Take advantage of the collective expertise present at conneXion. Craft a list of industry-related questions, including those about LS Retail software or retail system upgrades. Engage with peers to gain diverse perspectives and insights. Don't hesitate to delve deeper into topics of interest and seek guidance from experienced professionals. Connect with peers, industry influencers, and LS Retail experts. Forge collaborations and professional relationships that can shape your business journey.

5. Download the app

Download the conference app for android and iOS, then access it to personalize your agenda, explore speaker profiles, connect with fellow attendees, participate in polls, and more. Maximize your conference experience with this convenient tool. Stay updated on event happenings and easily navigate the conference venue with the app's interactive features.

6. Explore the expo

Make sure to attend the Expo, located on the ground floor of Harpa, to explore the latest retail technologies. Take advantage of hands-on demonstrations and product showcases, and gain valuable insights into emerging trends and advancements in the retail sector. Starting with our Premium sponsors!

Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn how to improve the efficiency of your supply chain and minimize wasted resources through inventory optimization at AGR's booth. Try out cutting-edge hardware at HP's booth and see how Adyen delivers frictionless payments across both physical and e-commerce channels. And, of course, you cannot afford to miss how Elavon empowers businesses with enhanced payment flexibility and optionality, as well as data security! 
In addition, our General sponsors, including Diebold Nixdorf, ExMon, Partner Tech Europe, Planet, Worldpay, Unimaze, Simplanova, and Seer365, have a lot to offer, so make sure to check them out too. We are proud to have such fantastic sponsors who share our vision and values.

Also, check out our retail and hospitality booth to familiarize yourself with the latest software enhancements! 

7. Stay focused

Step away from your daily routine and embrace the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the conneXion experience. By staying focused on conference activities and minimizing distractions, you can maximize the benefits. Be present and actively participate in sessions, discussions, and more. During breaks, refrain from checking emails or scrolling through social media, and instead, engage in meaningful conversations with fellow attendees. Being fully present and involved ensures you capitalize on every learning and networking opportunity the conference offers.

8. Relax and enjoy

Unlike other conferences that might leave attendees feeling overwhelmed or hurried, conneXion provides a relaxed atmosphere that encourages meaningful interactions and in-depth discussions. This unique environment fosters camaraderie and collaboration among participants, making it an ideal space for learning and networking. Enjoy ample breaks between sessions and rest assured that presentation materials will be accessible post-event. Take time to savor the experience, connect with fellow attendees, and absorb the valuable insights and knowledge shared throughout the conference.


Join us in Reykjavik and uncover the latest trends and strategies that will redefine and inspire your technological approach to retail, hospitality and more. We are looking forward to seeing you at conneXion – prepare to be inspired and empowered!

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