Global eCommerce sales are expected to reach $2.77 trillion by the end of 2018. As the eCommerce ecosystem rapidly expands to include more merchants, fraud prevention solutions, payment processors and shopping platforms, so too does the opportunity for knowledge sharing.

Fraud events and eCommerce industry conferences provide an excellent chance to connect, hear success stories, share challenges, get acquainted with trends and learn about technology that could better your performance. Riskified has composed this list of the best conferences for online merchants and industry professionals to attend this year.

Conference themes are color coded as follows:

  • Payments and Fraud Events
  • Comprehensive eCommerce Events 
  • Platform Focused Events 
  • Industry Specific eCommerce Events

January 2018

14-16th, New York, NY
NFR Retail’s BIG Show 2018 – This BIG show is a unique networking opportunities and gives attendees unparalleled insight into how retail brands of all sizes are transforming themselves for the digital age.

23-25th, Baltimore, Maryland
Intix – Annual industry event for international event ticketing professionals to learn, share ideas, networks and celebrate members’ accomplishments.


20-22nd, Berlin, Germany
Merchant Payments Ecosystem – Europe’s only eCommerce event that focuses on payments, cards, alternative merchant payments and technology.


14-15th, Cape Town, South Africa
eCommerce Money Africa – This is an exclusive meeting place to help shape the industry across the continent, and to unlock eCommerce and fin-tech growth opportunities.

18-21st, Las Vegas, Nevada
Shoptalk – Shoptalk Global is combining the European and US shows to create a single global event for retail and eCommerce innovation. This event is an opportunity to discover the latest eCommerce trends, business models and technologies.

19-22nd, Las Vegas, Nevada
MRC Vegas – The Merchant Risk Council’s annual conference is the largest global event focused on fraud prevention, payment processing, technology, cybersecurity and financial services for eCommerce fraud and payment professionals.

20-21st, San Francisco, California
eCommerce Innovation Summit – Bringing together 28 speakers with an interactive audience of 100 senior leaders working in eCommerce, marketing, retail sales and digital, this event provides an opportunity to develop new strategies.


17-18th, Manchester, UK
Ticketing Business Forum – An event for high-level networking and knowledge exchange designed to address the key development and implementation entertainment ticketing solutions.

17-19th, Las Vegas, Nevada
Transact – This show looks at the business of payment technologies in a gathering of innovators from financial institutions, payments companies and fintech and technology industry professionals.

23- 25th, Las Vegas, Nevada
Magento – With over 100 sessions and approximately 3,000 attendees, Magento works to connect the global eCommerce community by creating opportunities for networking, exchanging ideas, and building relationships.


7-9th, Toronto, Canada
Unite: Shopify Partner & Developer Conference – Unite is the annual conference that assists Shopify partners and developers to understand the future of commerce and gain insight into what merchants require for success.

14-16th, Dublin, Ireland
MRC European Conference – With over 500 professionals, 25 exhibitors and more than 100 different merchants, this is one of the most dynamic and esteemed European events for fraud solution providers, issuers, card brands and law enforcement companies.

14-17th, Orlando, Florida
CNP Expo – Focused on security, fraud, and payments, this Expo offers 50+ hours of education for eCommerce professionals to learn about how to leverage CNP payments in an increasingly multi-channel retail sales environment.

15-17th, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phocuswright Europe – This year’s conference theme is Think Global, Get Local. The conference is a meeting of the travel industry to explore how travelers, suppliers and intermediaries connect.

29-30th, Toronto, Canada
Store Conference, Retail Council of Canada 2018 – A networking opportunities targeting the unique needs of the dynamic retail industry in Canada.


4-6th, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Money 20/20 Europe Europe’s largest marketplace for ideas in payments and financial services. This conference is a place to seize new business opportunities, strengthening partnerships and discovering the latest disruptions.

5-8th, Chicago, Illinois
Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition – The IRCE is a one-stop-shop for all e-retailer needs, offering two full days of in-depth workshops with multiple sessions with insights and informations on a specific topic.

19-21st, New York, NY
CB Insights Future of Fintech – This gathering of the world’s largest financial institutions, fintech startups, and venture investors is a chance to be apart of determining the future of fintech.


6-9th, Boston, Massachusetts
eTail – eTail is designed to help retailers optimize business profits by hearing speakers from America’s most successful disruptive content and focus on technology.


10-12nd, Paris, France
E-Commerce Paris – Bringing together the eCommerce sector, this event is dedicated to solutions for e-merchants, from digital marketing to logistics.

24-26th, San Giljan, Malta
MRC European Platinum Meeting – The Platinum Meeting is an elite conference that provides European merchants the opportunity to collaborate with the best and brightest power players in the industry.


8-10th, Chicago, Illinois
MRC US Platinum Meeting – This intimate event offers relevant education and facilitates professional and business development.

9-11th, Las Vegas, Nevada
Retail Global – An eCommerce conference geared  towards the practicality of how to sell online. The organizers of Retail Global are experienced merchants and conference is highly relevant to online business retailing.

13-15th, Singapore
Money 20/20 Asia – Partnering with Singapore fintech Festival, Money 20/20 Asia will showcase the latest fintech trends and industry insights.

15-17th, New York, NY
Luxury Interactive – The content of this event is curated specifically for senior level executives in high-end retail. The program focuses on interests and challenges that will better prepare businesses for the digital future.


13-15th, Los Angeles, California
Phocuswright Conference – This travel industry conference attracts top-tier attendees and is an excellent place to make partnerships, hone strategies and gain a wealth of knowledge about travel technology and innovation.