ECommerce, Retail and Impact via Business Conferences

Ecommerce brands always need to be learning and networking. These in-person and virtual conferences will help you stay in the loop and on trend. 

GoodCarts is pleased to share dozens of the best conferences at the intersection of impact via business, diversity, equity and inclusion and sustainability with the ecommerce and retail sectors. This list is updated regularly to ensure you’re on top of the latest and greatest conferences and events. 

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9th International Conference on Social Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainable Business
September 15-16, 2022
Östersund, Sweden

The ISCR this year will focus on creating new roles for a sustainable economy including everything from entrepreneurship and policies to gender and food – and everything in between.

The International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance and Business
September 27-28, 2022
San Francisco, CA

This wide-ranging conference, presented by the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, brings together scientists, researchers and scholars to share experiences and results. It also provides a platform for those in the CSR, finance and business industries to discuss innovations, trends, challenges and solutions.

Sustainable Brands 2022
October 17-20, 2022

San Diego, CA

Sustainable Brands is a global event for regenerative brands and leaders to find inspiration, thought leadership, community and connections. Together, participants are unlocking the power of sustainable and regenerative business.

SOCAP 2022
October 17-20, 2022
San Francisco, CA

SOCAP brings together impact investors, entrepreneurs, social impact leaders, policy makers and more to grow the impact economy.

Retailer Environmental Roundtable
September 13-14, 2022
Washington, D.C.

This event, presented by the Retail Industry Leaders Association, features discussions about a variety of topics around the intersection of retail environmental compliance and sustainability.

Sustainable Retail Summit 
October 26-28, 2022

This year’s Sustainable Retail Summit focuses on moving from conversation to action in the transition to better business to shape the future of retail, the planet and its people.

NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show
January 14-17, 2023
New York, NY

This large event, presented by the National Retail Federation, showcases big names in retail, but also opportunities for small business owners to experience innovative technology and forge partnerships.

August 8-10, 2022
Boston, MA

This large ecommerce and omnichannel conference provides strategies, conversations and connections with America’s most successful digital retailers.

Sell + Scale Summit
September 19-22, 2022
Las Vegas, NV

The Sell+Scale Summit is designed for established private-label sellers and brand-builders to help improve business foundations and scale your business.

Ecommerce Expo
September 28-29, 2022

One of the largest retail events in the UK, Ecommerce Expo features more than 10,000 retailers and brands to help inspire, educate, drive and connect the ecommerce industry.


Launch Your Business Bootcamp – Designing your business
August 16, 2022

This event, presented by the Latino Economic Development Center, is the first in a series of business bootcamp events designed to help business owners through each step of their business launch. Event recordings are available in both Spanish and English. 

Women of Power TECH
September 8-9, 2022

This year’s digital conference focuses on career opportunities in STEM and solutions to help Black women overcome common obstacles to working in tech and advancing their careers. There is also a startup and entrepreneur track providing business owners the information they need to leverages the advantages of tech.

Annual National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week conference
September 18-24, 2022
Washington, D.C

This conference, presented by the Minority Business Development Agency, celebrates the accomplishments of BIPOC-owned companies and presents informational sessions and programming, networking sessions and more.

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce National Conference
October 2 – 4, 2022
Phoenix, AZ

The USHCC is the nation’s largest Latino business advocacy organization and this year’s conference focuses on scaling, connecting and acting to ignite economic prosperity.


Plan Your Conference Schedule 

Regularly attending conferences will keep you in the loop with sustainability issues and other key ethical ecommerce trends – particularly in the wake of the pandemic.

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