Who we are

On Forum Retail is one of the community of IKN Italy and is the most complete and updated resource for the Retail world in Italy.

On Forum Retail provides Retail professionals with continuous contents and updates with conferences, technical training, articles, interviews and videos.

Through traditional, digital and social channels, On Forum Retail offers the opportunity to share knowledge, business experiences, best practices and innovations thanks to the contribution of the Advisory Board and the leading experts in the field.

On Forum Retail is the right community to build a dense network of relationships and interactions among all professionals through major events and meetings in which to deal with partners, colleagues and players in the industry.


IKN Italy’s mission is to answer the needs of professionals to share experiences, develop new business opportunities and find moments of inspiration.

Institute: Since 1987, Istituto Internazionale di Ricerca has been a pioneer in creating opportunities for professionals to share and exchange information and become part of an international network that promotes top-level topics and high-level speakers. Over 70,000 participants, 20,000 companies and 10,000 speakers and instructors have strengthened our leadership role. For 30 years IKN Italy has always looked to the future.
Knowledge: Through continuous research and by always considering the needs of the market, IKN Italy develop events, training and content on a wide range of contemporary topics. The fields we work within include: pharmaceuticals and medical devices; utilities, health; banking and insurance; retail and industry.
Networking: Our events and training courses are an opportunity for sharing unique experiences and developing new partnerships.

Our mission

  • Enable professional development by facilitating networking among professionals
  • Provide inspiration
  • Raise awareness of the most innovative techniques and tools in the industry
  • Encourage the skills needed to overcome the daily challenges professionals face
  • Create unique experiences

Our values

Creativity and innovation are the identifying features of the strategies followed by IKN Italy in all our events and training courses.
Our services and programs arise from continuous research into trends and market developments and through active listening to the needs of professionals.