February 23 - 25, 2021
2018 REGISTRATION OPEN! Retailers - Get your super early bird tickets and save $1,150!
Learn. Network. Get Inspired. And Have Fun Doing It!
Fun. Guaranteed. eTail is known in the industry for awesome experiences you can’t get anywhere else. Want to sip some of California wine country’s best offerings? You can. Want to attend private chef tastings or see awesome displays of acrobatics? Our infamous receptions and tastings can’t be missed. You’ll make memories that last a lifetime. You’ll come as an attendee, but leave as part of a community.
Vintage Carnival Party – Mon, Feb 27
Roll Up! Roll Up! We’re stepping back in time to the eTail Vintage Carnival. Toss some rings and/or knock down some milk bottles to claim your winnings! Eat popcorn and gasp in amazement as jugglers, stilt walkers, fire breathers and more light up the front lawn at the JW Marriott. And the party doesn’t end there; delicious food and drink will be served throughout the evening, with a vintage photo booth ready to capture all of the night’s memorable moments.
“eTail has set the bar pretty high for digital conferences. Great content and spectacular events. It’s going to be hard to be wowed at the other conferences this year”.Anshuman Taneja, Senior Director and Head of Digital Product Management, Abercrombie & Fitch
Summer Nights Festival – Tues, Feb 28
Tuesday, Feb. 28th – The eTail Summer Night Bash
We’re taking over the JW Marriott for the Summer Nights Festival. Four parties, one night. Find your flavor and get ready to dance in the Desert.
Fire and Ice Reception- Rockwood Grille: Kick back and relax with live music ‘round the fire pits with a drink in hand fresh from the ice luges.
Japanese Hibachi Party - Mikado: Are you yin or yang? Enjoy the zen garden amongst the ruckus of the hibachi chefs and a Japanese drum band
Mardi Gras Party - Costas: Let the good times roll with this Mardi Gras party! Drinks and eats served with Mardi Gras masks and beads as you dance in disguise to the DJ
Luau/Tiki Party – Oasis Pool: Stick the pink umbrella in your drink and feel laid-back around the pool. Take in the views of the full moon with hula dancers and a Ukulele band that sets the island vibe.
“Amazing event! The perfect forum to get a pulse on the ecommerce industry from both retailers and vendors. Lots of opportunities to network under casual circumstances.”Mari Corella, Director Digital Merchandising & Operations, Avon
Not Your Average Exhibit Hall
Socialize while you find solutions. Head into the Exhibit Hall to check out the latest retail technologies, grab a drink, and you can win amazing prizes like Apple watches, even an all-expense paid vacation in our ‘in it to win it’ game challenges! Want to network? You’ll mix it up with other retailers at our Social Lounges, enjoy retailer only meet-ups, and much more. We’ll also have specialty cocktails and food... you could probably spend the entire day lounging and networking!
Exhibit Hall Hours:
- February 28th: Hall opens at 7:25am for breakfast and networking. Game Challenge and Mimosa’s at 10am. Afternoon beer and second game challenge 3pm. Hall closes at 6pm - Get ready for the Carnival Party!
- March 1st: Hall opens at 7:40am for breakfast and networking. Xbox Challenge and Irish Coffees at 10am. Xbox Challenge II and Wine at 3:25pm. Refreshment Breaks are at 10:00 AM, 2:45 PM & 4:35 PM. Hall closes at 4:15pm – Get ready for the Summer Nights Festival!
The Official eTail Mobile App – A Total Game Changer
The eTail Mobile App is the best way to stay connected leading up to and during the event. You’ll start socializing and mingling before you get to Palm Springs. Check out the agenda on the go, create a profile, set up meetings, read up on the speakers, set reminders for your must-attend sessions, and message other attendees…it’s the entire conference at your fingertips.
“This conference is my all time favorite. The whole experience has been amazing! Starting from the beautiful hotel, user friendly eTail app, connection with the right people and the entertaining functions. I feel very inspired and ready to transform my business!”Khanh Nguyen, Senior Web Producer, Arbonne International