9 Must-Attend Fraud and e-Commerce Conferences in 2019

Keeping pace with the fast-moving e-commerce industry can be challenging for a growing business. One of the best ways to ensure you’re aware of emerging trends, using the latest products, and connecting with the right industry leaders is by attending one of the many annual fraud and e-commerce trade shows and conferences.

Each of these events is carefully designed to provide exceptional value in just a few days, giving attendees the information and connections they need to build their business.

As e-commerce merchants begin to evaluate how they'll spend their conference dollars in 2019, here are nine shows to consider attending.


Date: Jan. 13-15, 2019

Location: New York City, New York

Audience: Anyone in the retail industry

Website: nrfbigshow.nrf.com

Why You Should Go: This event features the largest global audience and exhibitor base and lets retailers of all sizes develop partnerships, try out new experiences and create impact on their business. More than 37,000 attendees are expected to visit the more than 40,000 retailers, vendors and industry experts, giving attendees the power to transform their business.

eTail West

Date: Feb. 19-22, 2019

Location: Palm Springs, California

Audience: Anyone in the retail industry

Website: etailwest.wbresearch.com

Why You Should Go: If you're looking for an event where top retailers meet to collaborate, share and learn about industry disrupters, eTail is the place to be. Attendees will learn about the latest trends in the customer experience, how to differentiate themselves across touchpoints, how to build a global strategy and more -- all while discovering opportunities for moving your business forward.

Retail Supply Chain Conference

Date: Feb. 24-27, 2019

Location: Orlando, Florida

Audience: Top executives in the retail supply chain

Website: rila.force.com/s/lt-event?id=a1T61000005fccTEAQ

Why You Should Go: As the only event of its kind, this conference gathers the leading executives in the retail supply chain and offers them the opportunity to network with and learn from each other. A range of expert speakers from the most recognizable brands offers their insider expertise on the leading solution for the industry's top challenges.


Date: March 3-6, 2019

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Audience: Anyone in the e-commerce industry

Website: shoptalk.com

Why You Should Go: Evolving technology means people are finding new ways to discover and purchase products and services. Shoptalk covers the latest in the evolution of retail and e-commerce and features more than 8,000 attendees, 3,000 companies and 300 speakers. Retailers have the opportunity to connect with investors and exhibitors at the event and learn about the newest business models, technologies and trends.


Date: April 1-4, 2019

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Audience: Any e-commerce CEO, CFO, executive or manager

Website: netsuitesuiteworld.com

Why You Should Go: More than 7,500 business leaders from around the world will attend the industry's No. 1 Cloud ERP event, filled with actionable insights that will drive growth and improve your bottom line. Learn how other companies are implementing NetSuite services, network with peers and experts, and gain valuable information on how to conquer the upcoming year's biggest challenges.

Magento Imagine

Date: May 13-15, 2019

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Audience: Anyone involved in e-commerce

Website: imagine.magento.com

Why You Should Go: Now part of Adobe, Magento is determined to continue to drive innovation for companies creating end-to-end experiences. Imagine offers more than 3,000 e-commerce merchants, agencies and providers the opportunity to come together and gain a winning advantage through presentations, training and early access to new products. More than 150 speakers and 100 sessions mean every attendee comes away with new insights on the most successful e-commerce tools and how to strategize their digital transformation.

Path to Purchase Summit

Date: May 15-17, 2019

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Audience: Anyone in the retail industry

Website: path2purchasesummit.com

Why Should You Go? Whether you're a retailer, a consumer goods marketer, an agency executive or a solution provider, you need to be creating the online experiences that engage and retain customers. This event focuses on delivering the strategies and solutions that improve the customer experience and optimize the customer journey.

CNP Expo

Date: May 21-24, 2019

Location: San Francisco, California

Audience: Card-not-present (CNP) professionals and anyone in the e-commerce industry

Website: cnpexpo.com

Why You Should Go: CNP professionals will have the opportunity to acquire more than 50 hours of education on e-commerce strategies, CNP fraud trends and more; they’ll also be able to form and develop the partnerships that are critical to the industry. Attendees will also learn how to leverage CNP payments in today’s multichannel retail sales environment and what tactics fraudsters are using to exploit new vulnerabilities in today's multichannel sales environment.


Date: June 25-28, 2019

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Audience: Anyone in the e-commerce industry

Website: irce.com

Why Should You Go? The Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) boasts more than 10,000 attendees and more than 600 vendors, offering a one-stop opportunity to find the solutions your business needs. Combine these sessions with myriad networking opportunities and the pre- and post-conference workshops, and you’ll come away prepared to keep your business ahead of the competition.

How e-Commerce Trade Shows Can Help You Grow Your Business

The contacts attendees make at fraud and e-commerce trade shows -- not to mention the industry insights they gain and the knowledge they accrue -- are critical to helping e-commerce merchants stay up-to-date on emerging trends and increase revenue.

Partnering with a trusted fraud prevention provider is another way to  ensure the growth of your business. Contact a ClearSale credit card fraud analyst today to learn how we can help protect your business and your customers against the rising threat of CNP fraud.

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