There are plenty of eCommerce and retail conferences every year, but finding the right one can also be daunting. Thanks to our friends at Red Stag Fulfilment , pinpointing the right conference for your business is easier than ever. Now, you can find conferences around the world by filtering through location, date, price, and topic. It really doesn’t get simpler than that.
Once you narrow down your top choices, there are a few things you should keep in mind to make sure you walk away from the experience excited and energized, rather than disappointed. Here some very quick advices before selecting and attending an e-commerce event
- Research the speakers
- Find out what others have said about past conferences
- Make sure you’re in good company
Once all of your important parameters are met, you can then research the 3 important criteria above to make sure that you get the most out of your conference. So, what are you waiting for? Start your search for the perfect conference here. In order to provide a quick round-up for our readers, we’ve also collided the most important e-commerce events to attend. Feel free to check.
The Sellers Conference
March 7-10, Philadelphia, PA
If you’re looking for a conference that addresses a wide range of seller topics, no matter which platforms you sell on, this one’s for you. Network with other e-commerce entrepreneurs and service providers and take home
March 14-15, Berlin
Now in its 5th year – the eTail Germany conference is one of the biggest and most comprehensive e-commerce event with over 80 top speakers and an interactive agenda, all in an intimate environment of 400 eCommerce experts
Magento Imagine 2017
April 3-5, Las Vegas, NV
If you use the Magento platform, this is your chance to from the best. Rub elbows with some of the many ecommerce powerhouses that use Magento. Come home with a bag full of ideas to spruce up your online store.
Nordic E-Commerce Summit
May 10, Stockholm
Nordic eCommerce Summit is a two-day event which welcomes over 1,000 attendees and about 20 speakers. And virtually every aspect of e-commerce will be covered in the more than 15 different symposiums and workshops. There are over 750 seats, so there’s room for everyone.
May 15-18, Toronto
eTail Canada is where retailers come to talk eCommerce. There’s a variety of sessions appealing to retailers from the biggest brands to innovative new startups.
Online and Digital Grocery Summit
May 16, London
Now in its 3rd year, Online and Digital Grocery Summit will host the leading retail and FMCG brands to give some insights and inspiration to enhance your brand’s e-commerce strategies and sales
May 18-20, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
This event describes itself as “an intense 2 day workshop” more than a conference. Whether you want to grow your existing ecommerce business or learn everything you need to know to open and online shop, this conference will pack your head with practical knowledge.
May 31, Amsterdam
Nearly 1,500 e-commerce professionals will be in Amsterdam to hear the newest and most inspiring in the field of e-commerce and networking. The leading e-commerce event in the Netherlands hosts all the interesting e-commerce players; the top in retail, webshops, direct sellers, manufacturers, distributors and brands.
IRCE (Internet Retail Conference + Exhibition)
June 6-9, Chicago, IL
This is the big one: a gathering ecommerce companies large and small. Meet up with suppliers, ecommerce pros, and your competition all in one place. Browse the exhibit hall to learn about services that can help your ecommerce business grow.
Global E-Commerce Summit
June 12-14, Barcelona
The Global E-Commerce Summit is a popular international event that focuses on the most important trends and developments in global e-commerce, cross-border trading and omnichannel retail.
Affiliate Summit West
July 30 – August 1, New York City, NY
It’s too late for Affiliate Summit West (that took place in January in Las Vegas), but you can still attend the New York even this summer. Join with affiliate marketers from around the country and around the globe for a debrief on industry best practices and growth areas.
August 14-17, Boston MA
With sessions on everything from marketing to omni-channel selling, this is a summer getaway that will help you polish your online presence. If you prefer a west coast venue, eTail West takes place in Palm Springs February 27-March 2.
Shop.Org Retailer’s Digital Summit
September 25-27, Los Angeles, CA
Sponsored by the National Retail Federation, this conference aims to be the thought leader in digital retail. If you want to be part of envisioning the future of e-commerce (or if you just want to be in the room while it’s happening), this is the conference for you.
September 27-28, London
eCommerce Expo connects buyers and suppliers of e-commerce technology and services through the UK’s largest vendor marketplace. It covers almost every aspects of e-commerce from marketing to customer service.
October 9-10-11, Copenhagen
This three-day event covers the rapid evolution of how consumers discover, shop and buy. More than 2,000 attendees, including over 250 speakers and 200 CEOs are expected for the first edition of Shoptalk Europe.
November 6-9, Las Vegas, NV
If SMX didn’t turn you into an online marketing guru, Pubcon will fill in the gaps. Master social media marketing and beef up your SEO expertise.
No conferences in December. Just sell, sell, sell!