10 October 2019
Business Design Centre, London

 

IRC (InternetRetailing Conference)

Practical info

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IRC

Practical info

When is IRC 2019?

   

IRC (InternetRetailing Conference) take place on Thursday 10 October 2019.

Timings  

10:00 - 18:00

Where is IRC 2019?

Business Design Centre, London

52 Upper Street
London
N1 0QH

The Business Design Centre is located in the heart of Islington with easy access to and from Central London by public transport. Surrounded by restaurants and bars the Business Design Centre is in the ideal location bordering North and Central London making it easily accessible by any means.

Please make sure if you are walking to the venue, then you need to find us just off Upper Street; for the best directions launch our location in Google Maps. The entrance on Liverpool Road is for loading only and does not allow access for pedestrians. 

Transport

Driving

Driving

Driving to the venue is simple as we are located just outside the congestion charge zone on the A1. Please see the parking page for details of how to direct your sat nav and to  pre-book your parking.
Local transport

Local transport

There are many ways to get to the venue including the use of buses and both the London underground and overground. The nearest tube station Angel (Northern line), is a five minute walk away allowing you to travel to the Central London within minutes. Just a little further in the opposite direction is Highbury and Islington with great underground and overground connections. 

There are many bus stops near the venue which cover several routes in and around London.  Please click here for the journey planner to plan your trip.

As well as buses, cycling is another popular form of transport used to get to and from the venue. In terms of bike hire there are several Santander Cycle Hire stations located in Islington should you wish to rent one.

Outside the UK

Outside the UK

Getting to the venue from outside the UK is also an easy and stress free option, with Gatwick and Heathrow and Stansted being our closest London airports. Accessing the Business Design Centre from the airport can be done through the express train service from GatwickHeathrow and Stansted that run regularly throughout the day into Central London.

For more information relating to activities and services in the local area of Islington have a look in our extensive services section. 

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Digital retail leaders

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800+

Visitors were retailers

director

77%

Over 25m turnover

Top500

70%

Turnover of companies attending

Turnover

£43bn

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What our clients say...

What our clients say...

  • We’ve been coming to InternetRetailing Conference for the best part of five years. Year on year we’ve seen that this is the number one event in the UK for that bridge between marketing and technology in the ecommerce space.
    Chris Baldrey-Chourio
    C4Commerce
  • IRC is the only conference I go to every year
    David Walmsley
    Director, M&S.com, Marks & Spencer
  • This is the place to come if you want to get the UK retailers. We get more good conversations here than we do at any event in the UK.
    James Brooke
    Amplience
  • This is one of the best industry events for quality networking.
    Anouk De Lange
    Market Development, Buyapowa
  • It’s probably one of the best one day conferences that you can come to. The calibre of the presenters are good… especially your peers…great networking and enough information each year that I can come away with.
    David Williams
    Director of Online EMEA, Deckers Brands
  • A very good concentrated, intense day of best practice… brilliant that it’s in one day, brilliant that it’s in a single venue and a good opportunity to meet with senior people from very good retail organisations
    Sean McKee
    Head of eCommerce/CS, Schuh
  • I’ve been coming to IRC for a long time and it’s a great opportunity to network with people that I know across the business… people that I’ve worked with or suppliers that I’ve worked with in the past.
    Jon Asbury
    Multichannel Director, Go Outdoors
  • InternetRetailing Conference is the only event that I always put in my calendar.
    Paul McDermott
    Head of Ecommerce, Poundland