8 October 2020

IRC (InternetRetailing Conference)



Ashley Hubbard

Ashley Hubbard

eCommerce Manager, Grenson Shoes

Ashley Hubbard has a deep passion for digital and eCommerce. He has been building, marketing and managing digital shopping or marketing experiences on both web & in app for the past decade. He has held various roles initially on the development & implementation aspect then to management of the digital & EPOS estate for Europe's largest nightclub & bar operator all the way through to his current role with the 153 year old, luxury footwear brand; Grenson.

He is fascinated by the tech behind modern commerce in all of it's guises, and recently he has enjoyed speaking with, and on behalf of brands including Amazon Pay and DotDigital, amongst others. The events he has spoken at about his experiences in digital and retail include Magneto Live UK, the IRC Expo and the Direct Commerce associations annual summit.


Digital retail leaders



Visitors were retailers



Over 25m turnover



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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
  • 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
  • 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