Apply to pitch
in front of 150+ retailers

Why Enter?

Entry to the Retail Recharged Breakthrough Innovation competition is free and provides startups with an opportunity to present your innovation to an audience of key decision makers within the retail industry.

Enter your innovation for a chance to pitch at Retail Recharged, and to win the overall Breakthrough Innovation Award.

Successful applicants will receive:

– 5 minutes on stage pitching your innovation in-front of an audience of 200+ retailers

– An opportunity to network with senior retail decision makers, including brand founders, CEOs, Ecommerce, Digital, Brand and Marketing Directors

– Have a chance to win your category and be invited to a half-day workshop of free consultancy and advice from a mix of brand, marketing and ecommerce experts from within the retail industry

– Chance to be awarded the winner the Retail Recharged Breakthrough Innovation Award


To be eligible to apply to pitch and put your innovation in the spotlight, you must fit the following criteria:

 – Technology applicable to retail (with a minimum of 1 live retail client)

– Relevant to the topics of the event

– Company operating for under 5 years

– Turnover of less than £2.5 million

– Investment of less than £2.5 million

– Company product at BETA stage or beyond

Apply to Pitch for 2018

If you’re a start up and would like to present your innovation to an audience of key decision makers within the retail industry,
register your innovation for chance to pitch.

The deadline for all applications is Thursday 20th September 2018.

  • The best number to reach you on
  • Your Company twitter handle
  • Is your technology or innovation applicable for retail?
  • (Max of 2)
  • Was your last UK annual turnover less than £2.5m?
  • Is your technology currently live in one or more retailers?
  • Available to be at the event on 17th October 2018 in London?
  • Please describe in 50 words as to why your innovation should be selected to pitch on the 17th October
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