A second Irish eCommerce Expo will be held on April 21st 2015 at the Crowne Plaza in Dublin Northwood. It’s billed as an opportunity to hear from Irish online retailers who have been through it all and to learn from their experience.
The Expo is organised as a series of learning seminars featuring over 15 speakers and 25 exhibiting companies all of whom are available for one on one mentoring sessions. There will also be a roundtable discussion at the close of the expo featuring high profile CEOs including Blaine Callard from Harvey Norman. The roundtable discussions will take the form of a Q&A.
Speakers will be discussing how best to approach critical areas of eCommerce for start-ups as well as established online businesses, giving attendees an insight into how they can navigate the growing eCommerce wave taking over Ireland. The presentations will include the following subjects:
- Sales Conversion Optimisation
- Personalisation strategies
- How to Maximise revenue
- Utilising real time data
- Vendor and platform selection
- Digital Marketing
- Customer service
- Shipping and logistics
- International selling and payments
- VAT and tax implications
The speaker list this year includes eCommerce professionals from Google, Life Style Sports, Arnotts, Practicology, and Taxback International. To view a full list of speakers, click here.
The list of exhibiting companies includes Google, Salesforce, Elavon, The Irish Internet Association, and Buy4Now Technology Group.
According to a study conducted by Digitaltimes.ie, in 2014, the Irish and people living in Ireland spend €8.5 million a day online on goods with retailers in other countries. Put simply, Irish retailers and businesses have not got to grips with selling online, or online marketing.
The Ecommerce Expo will run from 8:00am until 5.30pm with breakfast and lunch included. The event will start and finish with networking sessions.
Tickets are available for sale here; use discount code ECOMEXPO2015 for €50 off your ticket.
The eCommerce Expo is organised by the eCommerce Partner Network Europe (EPNE), a network of Irish eCommerce companies and experts who advise Retailers on best practices. Their aim is to provide a knowledge resource to anyone looking to sell online in Ireland and also how make the most of commercial opportunities within the rest of Europe.