Innovation Trail & Awards

  • RBTE Innovation Trail & Awards

    Innovation is crucial to the success of modern multichannel retailing, and that is why it sits at the heart of RBTE.

    We know as exhibitors you have amazing innovations that can dramatically change businesses. To connect the two sides of this equation we have created a dynamic platform for you to showcase your products, services and solutions that are set to reshape the retail landscape.

    Visitors to RBTE will experience first-hand the very best solutions, products and services that are shaping the way that the retail industry will evolve.

    A shortlist of the most innovative products or services will be announced and showcased in the RBTE Innovation Trail at the show.

    Each shortlisted exhibitor will feature a special certificate on their stand, used to guide visitors around innovation hotspots at the busy event. Shortlisted entries are also highlighted on the dedicated ‘Winners Wall’ at the event.

    The overall winner is announced at the Big Party on the first day of the show.


    •  Reward your innovations in retail
    •  Increase interest, marketing and media attention on your innovation
    •  Drive traffic to your stand
    •  Stand out against the competition
    •  Overall winner will gain high media exposure

    Entry Deadline: 16th March 2018

  • 2017 RBTE Innovation Award Winner

    In a very hotly contested and close competition in 2017, our Innovation Trail judges couldn't decide between two companies for the covetted award. Therefore in an RBTE first, we had two joint winners for the 2017 RBTE Innovation Award. MariElla Labels Oy for its electronic price labels product, EllaFashion, and SmartPixels for its innovative product, Projected Augmented Reality. Read the full 2017 story in Essential Retail here>

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