InternetRetailing Media has announced an exclusive new partnership with leading global event organisers Clarion Events. The collaboration will see the award-winning InternetRetailing event series expand overseas.
Clarion operates over 200 events in 35 countries from offices in the USA, Germany, Brazil, Singapore, UAE, Turkey, Netherlands, South Africa and the UK. It has an impressive portfolio of retail, payments, gaming and transport trade shows attracting thousands of specialist online businesses every year. With internationalisation intrinsic to the multichannel retail industry, Clarion’s network and extensive reach will provide a platform for a successful partnership.
InternetRetailing Media, publishers of InternetRetailing Magazine, have created a unique series of events well known for high-level networking, innovative content and exclusive insight. These include InternetRetailing Expo, eDeliveryExpo, InternetRetailing Conference, eDelivery Conference and InternetRetailing Awards. Working with Clarion this distinctive blend of leading speakers, practitioners and suppliers will continue on a global scale.
“InternetRetailing’s award-winning events impressed us with the quality of their programming and reputation within the industry. The team’s ambitions for growth matched ours, and we’ve created a path to accelerate growth and scale using Clarion’s expertise and resources. We are excited to work with the InternetRetailing team on this shared ambition, extending the brand into new markets - all the while focused on meeting the agenda of the world’s best multichannel retailers.’’
Neil Gaisford, Managing Director – Retail Division, Clarion Events
“Our partnership with Clarion is an accelerator for our ambitions with the InternetRetailing brands of events and media. It will allow us, as Europe’s undisputed leader in news, research and industry analysis, to reach a global audience with InternetRetailing Magazine and the IR Top500 brands. We are excited about these new opportunities and to turning these into tangible, enhanced offerings for the internet retailing sector.”
Ian Jindal, Editor in Chief, InternetRetailing Media