Lightspeed Connect 2017

25th of October, 2017 — Jaarbeurs Utrecht, The Netherlands

Lightspeed Connect is the biggest pan European omnichannel event today. Curated for online and brick and mortar retailers, the event will focus on the newest trends in retail and look at where the industry is headed. Speakers will look at entrepreneurship, as well as online and offline sales, in a more modern and omnichannel-focused environment.

This year’s event is based on four main pillars:

  • Achieving omnichannel success
  • Navigating technology
  • Return of the human experience
  • Selling strategies

The complete program will be in English and will be a combination of inspiring keynotes, panel discussions and insightful partner sessions on various topics. Several product workshops by our expert teams will also be hosted during the day. We welcome all of our European guests to a day that is fully catered with lunch and snacks followed by casual drinks and the opportunity to network at the end of the day.


Partner booths

  1. DMWS
  2. Picqer
  3. Monkeydata
  4. ReloadSEO
  5. Coloured Monkeys / Dotcommerce
  6. Dyvelopment
  7. Optiply
  1. Worldline
  2. Multisafepay
  3. Jmango
  4. Effectconnect
  5. Mollie
  6. Sendcloud
  7. Retailtrends


Achieving Omnichannel success

Achieving Omnichannel success

Selling on various channels and across different platforms can be challenge. Learn how to build your omnichannel strategy using industry best practices.

Return of the human experience

Return of the human experience

Reaching customers on a deeper level is certain to increase engagement and customer loyalty. Gain valuable insight on how you create a better, more human shopping experience.

Selling strategy

Selling strategy

Everything from product photography, design and marketing to conversion optimization. Pick up actionable advice on how to present your brand when selling online and off.

Navigating technology

Navigating technology

Technological developments in the retail sector will shape the future of selling. What changes are awaiting the sector? How can business owners prepare?

Travel information


  • Jaarbeurs, Supernova
  • Jaarbeursplein 1, 3521 AL, Utrecht
  • The Netherlands


Jaarbeurs has no less than 6,500 parking spaces on its own grounds. The parking rates amount to € 4.00 per hour (or part of an hour) to a maximum of € 16.00 per day (24 hours). When you enter our car parks, you will receive a parking ticket. Before leaving, you can use this parking ticket to pay at one of the ticket machines on the grounds.

Public transport

Jaarbeurs is located next to Utrecht Central Station, making it very easy to reach by train. From the Central Station, follow the signs that read ‘Jaarbeursplein’. It is a five-minute walk to the Beatrix Building or the venue of the Jaarbeurs - then follow signs to Supernova.

Bus from Belgium

For guests from Belgium, we will arrange a bus towards and back from the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht if there is enough interest on our costs. if you are interested, please contact us for more information.

From abroad

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is located a mere 40 minute drive from Jaarbeurs whether you travel by car, train or taxi. From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, it easy to to reach Jaarbeurs by train. A train is leaving Schiphol Airport every 15 minutes towards Utrecht Central Station.


There are several hotels available near the Jaarbeurs.

Connect 2016 Aftermovie

Take a look at last-year's edition.

Coloured Monkeys Dotcommerce
Media partner
Retail Trends