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NEW YORK, March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Shoptalk, the first conference to build the definitive community of commerce innovators, today unveiled its final agenda, representing an unmatched and critical dialogue to help drive the future of commerce. Shoptalk also released a list of newly confirmed speakers, bringing the current total to more than 225 preeminent speakers for the inaugural event which will be held on May 15-18 at the Aria, Las Vegas. More than 125 of the confirmed speakers are CEOs.

On track to sell out at 2,000 attendees and with more than 100 sessions, Shoptalk has created an unprecedented platform for established companies, disruptive startups and the investment community to learn, collaborate and move the commerce ecosystem forward. Shoptalk’s agenda explores a wide range of innovative topics such as In-Store Mobile Engagement, Virtual and Augmented Reality, The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Retail, Innovations in Offline Data Capture and Retail Formats of the Future. The event will also feature a Startup Pitch Contest with $50,000 in cash prizes as well as a Gen Z panel discussion with 14-16 year olds about their unique habits, preferences and interactions with brands.

"Shoptalk is the only industry event where retailers and brands can discover the most important new business models and technologies, and network with the innovators responsible for shaping how today’s consumers discover, shop and buy any product, service or experience," said Anil D. Aggarwal, founder and chairman of Shoptalk. "We’re thrilled with the incredibly strong interest in Shoptalk among executives from the retail, ecommerce and broader commerce ecosystem, and we’re especially proud that we do not have any pay-to-play speakers on our agenda."

As part of Shoptalk’s kick off on Monday morning, May 16, CNBC’s Retail Reporter, Courtney Reagan, will broadcast live from the event and also interview Ron Johnson, CEO of Enjoy, and Michael Dubin, Founder & CEO of Dollar Shave Club, during back-to-back general session main stage fireside chats.

In addition to the formal agenda, Shoptalk is designed to enable attendees to interact informally with each other in an easy and open environment. Specific initiatives include an Exhibit Hall that minimizes the focus on short-term lead generation and optimizes for relationship building, as well as social events that include a welcome reception on Sunday evening, May 15, a Monday evening poolside reception and Tuesday night industry event featuring triple Grammy Award winner Wyclef Jean.

Founded by the creators of Money20/20—the world’s largest consumer payments event with over 10,000 attendees—Shoptalk will feature a total of 250+ speakers comprised of leaders redefining commerce. The event will be held May 15-18, 2016 at the Aria in Las Vegas. A list of current speakers can be found at The final agenda can be seen at

Shoptalk is the only large-scale commerce event, featuring 2,000+ attendees, 250+ speakers, 125+ CEOs and 150+ exhibitors. It’s an unprecedented gathering of individuals and companies reshaping how consumers discover, shop and buy any product, service or experience, providing a platform for large retailers and brands, startups, tech companies and investors to come together in an open and friendly environment. Shoptalk will be held on May 15-18, 2016 at the Aria in Las Vegas. For more information, visit Follow @shoptalk.