Lightspeed POS to Join the Independent Retailer Conference at ASD Market Week in March 2018

Parker, CO (March 6, 2018) – The Independent Retailer Conference looks forward to welcoming global point-of-sale company Lightspeed at their upcoming March 11-14, 2018, conference held in Las Vegas. Taking place on the show floors of ASD Market Week, the Independent Retailer Conference is a bi-annual event that delivers complimentary retail education to all attendees of ASD. Along with other leading retail-focused companies that include Yelp, Hubba, eBay, SellerActive, Refund Retriever and more – Lightspeed will deliver a variety of educational sessions that will take place throughout this four-day event. Among these sessions will include a Q&A with Lightspeed CEO Dax DaSilva, led by Retail Minded’s Nicole Leinbach Reyhle.

Bringing together 40,000+ attendees and 2,800 sellers in the wholesale merchandise industry, ASD Market Week welcomes the Independent Retailer Conference twice a year at it’s bi-annual event. Recognized as a top 20 of the Top 250 Trade Shows by Trade Show Network News, ASD brings the world’s widest variety of merchandise together in one efficient consumer-goods trade show. Lightspeed will join this dynamic experience as a sponsor of the Independent Retailer Conference, delivering insight on how retailers can strengthen their overall operational efforts. With over 50,000 worldwide customers and more than $15 Billion processed annually through Lightspeed, ASD attendee can expect to gain outstanding insight from the Lightspeed team.

We’re thrilled to welcome Lightspeed POS as a returning sponsor of the Independent Retailer Conference. Their point-of-sale solution for retailers is recognized among the leading POS companies worldwide, and we’re excited to extend their industry insight as part of our educational experience,” shares Kerry Bannigan, Co-Founder of the Independent Retailer Conference. 

Among the sessions to be presented by Lightspeed include:

  • How to Market Your Business on a Budget presented by Bradley Grill, Director of Public Relations of Lightspeed 
  • The Future is Now for Independent Retailers presented by Dax DaSilva, CEO of Lightspeed 
  • How to Increase Profitability Through Data Driven Decisions presented by Caro Jang, Sales & Marketing with Lightspeed

To discover the full line up of educational sessions to be held at the Independent Retailer Conference at ASD Market Week, click here.

About Independent Retailer Conference

The Independent Retailer Conference is the nation’s only retail conference dedicated entirely to the unique lifestyle and responsibilities of independent store owners. Founded by industry veterans Nicole Leinbach Reyhle of Retail Minded & Kerry Bannigan of Nolcha, the Independent Retailer Conference offers independent retailers the chance to engage, learn, and connect with industry leaders while also getting inspired from retail experts, service providers and like-minded retailers from across the nation.

About ASD Market Week

ASD Market Week is a part of Emerald Expositions and based in Los Angeles, CA. ASD Market Week brings together 40,000+ attendees and 2,800 sellers in the wholesale merchandise industry. The events take place bi‐annually in March and August in Las Vegas and are the 15th and 17th largest expos in the U.S., respectively, covering over 700,000 sq/ft of exhibit space. ASD also produces regional events in New York City and Miami in the fall, which caters to the general merchandise retailers in the tri‐state New York and Florida and Caribbean area.

About Lightspeed 

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is the most powerful cloud-based point-of-sale solution for independent businesses, in-store and online. Nearly 50,000 retailers and restaurateurs, processing over US $15 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed to grow and manage their business. Lightspeed can be found in more than 100 countries, powering favorite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Founded in 2005, Lightspeed has grown to nearly 600 employees, with global offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia. For more information, please visit

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