D2: Retail Edition

Retail Innovation Conference and Expo

June 4-6, 2024

Join us at D2: Retail Edition, where the retail landscape meets the cutting edge of Web3 technologies. This program offers an exclusive opportunity for C-Suite CMO executives, brand leaders, creatives, and their teams to gather with peers and leading Web3 tech innovators to network, learn, and get comfortable with experimenting. D2’s active brand community shares news, networks, and resources to help leaders unlock the possibilities of decentralized technologies to grow their organizations and products in a Web3 world.

Discover how retail is undergoing a revolutionary transformation and hear how leading brands and tech experts converge to unravel the best practices for Web3 success. Don’t miss your chance to be at the forefront of innovation!

2024 Agenda at a Glance

Wednesday, June 5th

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Networking Coffee

8:55 AM – 9:00 AM

Welcome & Introductions

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Keynote: Web3’s Digital Innovation Is Driving an Integrated Retail Experience

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Building Brand Loyalty & Community Using Web3

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Networking Break

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

How Web3 is Elevating the Customer Digital Experience

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Networking Break

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

The Promise of Web3 for Building Competitive Edge & Consumer Trust

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Networking Break

11:45 AM – 12:15 PM

Gaming, AI & Retail: Introducing Brands to New Audiences

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Speaker and Brand VIP Lunch & Learn: (Invitation Only)

*Agenda subject to change

Call for Speakers Now Open!

The D2: Retail Edition Conference is returning to Chicago on Wednesday, June 5th and we invite brands and tech service partners to apply for our call for speakers, open now through March 22nd. The conference targets C-Suite executive leaders learning about Web3, exploring in depth the revolutionary transformation retail is undergoing, and how leading brands in cooperation with tech partners can test and learn, and unravel best practices for Web3 success.

Topics include:

  • Gaming integration for audience reach
  • Brand loyalty and community building
  • Metaverse
  • NFTs and digital collectibles
  • AR/VR and immersive experiences
  • AI integration
  • Structuring IP property for Web3
  • Blockchain technology and applications

We’re looking for C-Suite brand leaders to share:

  • Use case examples / showcasing of work
  • Insights for executives
  • Better practices for building a Web3 strategy
  • Tips for avoiding mistakes from those who’ve come before

 Speaker benefits:

  • One complimentary conference registration to the full event
  • Promotion of you as a speaker on D2’s social channels, emails, and newsletters
  • Opportunity for pre-event video feature
  • Live recording of your session with post-event digital on-demand playback

Don’t miss your chance to be at the forefront of innovation…apply today!


Who should attend

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  • C-Suite (CEOs, CMOs, CIOs, CDOs)
  • Marketing & Innovation Leaders
  • Social Media Marketers
  • Business Development Leaders
  • Product Launch Teams
  • Brand & Customers Experience Leaders
  • Brand, Category & Product Leaders
  • Community Managers

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2023 Featured Speakers

Frances Yu
Partner, Deloitte Unlimited Reality

Jordan Walbesser
Director of Legal Business & Affairs

Kate Brady
Head of Next Gen DTC Connections & Innovation

Elizabeth Kennedy

Meral Arik

Ivan Dashkov
Head of Web3

Claudine Patel
CMO – Head of Marketing

Sidi Drissi
Brand President, bareMinerals & BUXOM

g money
Founder, 9dcc and Admit One

Chamber of Digital Commerce

David Lehman
Digital Director

Devin Nagy
Director, Emerging Technology

Geoff Alexander
President & CEO