Retail Industry Events in Canada

RCC offers dozens of events every year for Canadian retail. Retailers, suppliers, and corporate teams learn from the industry’s brightest minds and biggest thinkers, while networking with their retail counterparts. Connect and learn at a local, regional, or national event or interact with industry experts during a free webinar!

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March 15, 2024 | 12 Retail-Specific Award Categories

Excellence in Retailing Awards Submissions

Celebrating industry game changers that go above and beyond to serve their customers while propelling Canada into the future of retail. RCC wants to hear about the amazing initiatives you’ve implemented over the last year.

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March 21, 2024 | The International Centre, Mississauga ON

Retail Secure Conference

Agenda now available! This annual event brings together top retail loss prevention experts, industry suppliers, and security and law enforcement professionals together to explore actionable systems and forward-thinking retail solutions.

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April 2, 2024

NEW In Conversation with Michael Medline, President and CEO, Empire and Sobeys Inc.

A candid conversation with one of Canada’s preeminent business leaders, Michael Medline, President and CEO, Empire and Sobeys Inc., in an interview moderated by Hollie Shaw, former retail reporter for the Financial Post. Open to retailers and vendor suppliers.

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April 25, 2024 | The International Centre, Mississauga ON

Retail Human Resources Conference

A full-day conference dedicated to exploring the future of HR in the retail industry. The event will delve into the evolving work landscape, focusing on pivotal topics such as compensation and labour relation trends, mental health, the role of AI in HR, and other key elements that are shaping the retail workforce.

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May 28, 2024 | Toronto Congress Centre – North Building

Excellence in Retailing Awards Gala

Enjoy a special gala experience and celebrate the talented visionaries across this country who are redefining retail. Bring your teams, invite your loved ones, enjoy an evening of excellence.

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May 28, 2024 – May 29, 2024 | Toronto Congress Centre – North Building

RCC STORE Conference 2024

Just announced! Mainstage speaker agenda. Provocative content on retail’s most critical issues. Influential networking. Actionable sector-specific strategies for you and your team. RCC STORE is Canada’s BIGGEST retail event of the year.  

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May 29, 2024

Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards Gala

Raise a glass as we celebrate the best in product innovation from private label and consumer packaged good products. Reunite with your esteemed colleagues in person and forge exciting new connections at this Oscar-like gala.

Upcoming Webinars

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February 28, 2024 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Retail Conditions Report – Winter Edition 2024

Each quarter, Retail Council of Canada surveys executive members from mid-large sized retailers from coast to coast to bring you an insider’s perspective on retail performance for the past quarter.

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March 27, 2024 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Improving Data Collection, Reporting & Transparency for a Greener Future

As the demand for sustainability reporting grows, businesses increasingly recognize the importance of accurate, traceable, and transparent data within the circular economy. This awareness has created a growing need to share standardized data businesses need to support many use cases in sustainability across the supply chain.

Industry Events