TAG – A new perspective on today’s retail business

Events From 5 to 6 October 2022
9:00 Palais des congrès de Montréal
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TAG - A new perspective on today's retail business

The TAG event offers a new perspective on today’s retail business, made by and for the retail industry in Quebec

About TAG

The Quebec Retail Council (CQCD) is pleased to present TAG – A new perspective on today’s retail business. This event, which deals with various issues related to the retail industry, is the result of the merger of two events, Hop! the Retail Summit and TAG – commerce in the digital age.

When and where ?

The next edition of TAG – A new perspective on today’s retail business, will take place on October 5 and 6, 2022 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. It’s an expanded and content-rich program that will be offered to the retail ecosystem in Quebec.

For who ?

The event is intended for retail businesses, whether SMEs or large retailers, entrepreneurs, solution/service providers and organizations (governmental and non-governmental) involved in the sector, as well as anyone with an interest in the various aspects of retail. The Quebec Retail Council is also keen to ensure that the next generation of retailers and students benefit from the content offered during the event by offering them special rates.

“TAG is a MUST for any retailer looking to be inspired by new trends and technology solutions in the retail industry.”

François Roberge, President at La Vie en Rose

What can you expect for this new edition ?

Conferences, workshops and round-table discussions about the subjects that matter in retail

TAG is first and foremost a two-day multidisciplinary program featuring more than 40 conferences, workshops and discussion tables that revolve around the various issues and aspects of retail. Attending TAG is a great way to foster best business practices and increase your network.


  • eCommerce and digital marketing
  • Social marketing and commerce
  • Customer experience and loyalty
  • Retail’s future

Workforce and human ressources

  • New approaches to recruitment
  • Human ressources management
  • HR marketing and employer branding
  • Diversity and inclusion

Technology and digital solutions

  • Payment solutions / Cybersecurity
  • Logistics and supply chain / Inventory management
  • Artificial intelligence / Virtual and augmented reality
  • Digital transformation

Sustainable development

  • Circular economy
  • Buy local
  • Responsible sourcing
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

TAG’s exhibitors’ hall : Finding unique and innovative services and solutions for retail businesses

While visiting our Exhibitors’ hall, you will discover over 40 companies (services/solutions providers, startups, large multinationals) and organizations that support entrepreneurs and retailers.

Visiting our exhibitors’ hall is a guarantee to discover innovative solutions and services to accelerate the growth of your business!

An evening celebration and tribute to retailers

The Quebec Retail Council (CQCD) will be organizing a festive evening of tribute to honor various businesses that have distinguished themselves through their know-how, initiative and commitment, their leadership role and their community involvement in building the Quebec of today and tomorrow.

List of prizes :

  • Builder tribute
  • International market conquest
  • Societal and environmental champion
  • Visionnary human ressources practices
  • Digital project of the year
  • Innovative startup of the year
  • Best “buy local” campaign or initiative
  • Local business of the year
  • Member of the Quebec Retail Council (CQCD)
  • Special jury prize

Kindly note that a ticket to the TAG – A new perspective on today’s retail business event does not give access to the Recognition evening.

TAG evening celebration for retailers

Training webinars and online conferences to support your retail business growth

Training webinars for retail businesses

Following the TAG event, various partners will share their expertise in exclusive training webinars that will take place during the month of October. These trainings will address several themes and issues that affect retailers on a daily basis, such as digital marketing and online business growth, human resources and many other topics of interest.

They participated in our events

Over the years, we have had the privilege of hosting leading national and international retailers, brands and companies as speakers, partners, exhibitors and participants.