conneXion, LS Retail’s annual international conference and expo, kicks off on 26th April 2017 at the Meliá Castilla Hotel in Madrid, Spain.
conneXion is LS Retail’s key event of the year, and features a conference and an Expo dedicated to retail and hospitality businesses as well as to LS Retail partners from all over the world. conneXion Madrid will focus on how to create unforgettable customer experiences in a changing business world. The conference program includes an Expo showcasing innovative technology, and over forty informative and inspirational sessions. “One of the most anticipated moments for our partner and customers is the joint keynote from Microsoft and LS Retail on Microsoft Dynamics 365,” says Eloise Freygang, Chief Marketing Officer at LS Retail. “Last year, the release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 shook the world of retail and of IT. We have received so many enquiries about what our role will be in it: today our partners and customers can discover our plans for the road ahead,” concludes Eloise. The LS Retail, Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 keynote will take place on Wednesday, April 26, and will be delivered by Marko Perisic, General Manager for Microsoft Dynamics SMB and Dynamics 365, and Dadi Karason, CTO at LS Retail. The conference features more sessions discussing major current trends, issues and innovation in the retail and hospitality industry. Luis Cabrera, Senior Program manager in the Azure machine Learning Team at Microsoft, returns to conneXion to discuss how AI and machine learning are revolutionizing retail. Doug Stephens, the Retail Prophet, will inspire attendees with a glimpse at the future of retail. On Thursday, April 27, Dominik Meier, Senior Software Engineer at adidas, will join Petur Thor Sigurdsson, Product Director for omni-channel solutions at LS Retail, on the conneXion main stage. Together, they will share how LS Retail and adidas are uniting to create technology that enhances the shopping experience in-store. At the conference Expo attendees can get acquainted with the latest software solutions from some of the best-known names in the field of retail and hospitality technology. Sponsors and exhibitors include innovative brands such as AGR Dynamics, ClickLearn, HP and Microsoft. At the Expo, guests can also receive technical support and product demos from LS Retail experts. On April 26, LS Retail will award top-performing business partners during an awards ceremony at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. The conference will close on April 27 with a celebration party at Quinta de Jarama.