LABS & ACTIVATIONS happening on the Dx3 show floor ON PREVIOUS YEARS


Kinetic Commerce will showcase a fully-functional connected store with a series of apps that will enable you to experience first-hand how seamless the future of shopping is going be.

The store will feature a brilliant display of merchandise from an exciting new brand named North Point.

What you will be able to experience in the connected store:
Mobile App -- a native app that enables you to instantly connect with the North Point store and bridges your online-to-offline shopping experience. From reserving products before you arrive to making real-time product requests while you shop in the store.
Associate App -- an end-to-end mobile clienteling, assisted selling and mPOS solution that enables store associates to deliver personal, real-time service to customers.
Connected Fitting Room -- displays in the fitting room that give you instant access to rich product content and enable you to request new products to be brought to you in the fitting room.
Digital Mirror -- an assisted selling solution that enables store associates to display contextual content and matching product suggestions on the mirror as you are trying-on products.
Endless Shelf Displays -- digital displays embedded within product merchandise that enable you to browse and shop from North Point’s full catalogue, including in-store and online inventory.

Amber Mac's tech spotlight

Since 2012, tech journalist and TV personality Amber Mac has been interviewing senior management of fast-moving startups at Dx3 who are making waves in their respective industries. Presented by EY, Amber Mac’s Tech Spotlight takes place on the show floor, and attendees are encouraged to come by and watch the interviews live as they are happening to gain new insights on emerging technology, or catch them later on Facebook!

Confirmed companies include Abacus Agency, Cision Canada, Endy, Flipd, FlipGive, HonkMobile, Maple,, SensorSuite, Shoelace, SnapTravel, Tealbook, Turo and more.


Dx3 has always been known to connect leading brands and retailers with the innovation community through startups. PayPal’s selection of 13 intriguing startups will be on-site live and looking for feedback on their business and concepts. We’re excited to showcase the startups making waves in Canada for 2018.

PayPal Startup Pitch Competition
Following last year's competition which was a huge hit, this year PayPal will select 7 of the 13 companies in the Startup Alley to participate in the pitch competition on Wednesday, March 7 from 3-4 PM on the Censhare Tech Talks stage. 

- Nancy Sahota, PayPal
- Janet Bannister, Real Ventures
- Erin Bury, Eighty-Eight
- Douglas Soltys, BetaKit

Moderator: Ryan May, Head of Technology and Business Solutions, PayPal


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