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Top Ecommerce Events to Strengthen Your Business

August 8th, 2018 | 4 min. read

Top Ecommerce Events to Strengthen Your Business Blog Feature

Jessica Keefe

Jessica is an integrated marketing leader specializing in strategic B2B and B2C enterprise solutions.

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I'm sorry to disturb your Netflix and chill, but its time to get out of your sweatpants and put some big boy pants on. Get in your suit, tie-up your laces, and get yourself to one of these upcoming ecommerce events. If you’re interested in expanding your knowledge in the ecommerce world, conferences are a great way to do so. Why should you attend? They give you the opportunity to learn and implement new strategies and tools you may not be using right now. Not only do the events host key speakers but also provide spaces to increase networking opportunities. While it may be August, you can still mark these top ecommerce conferences on your calendar!   Shop.org -  Retailers Digital Summit Sept. 12-14 (Las Vegas, NV) Interested in the future of retail? Shop.org speaks to the trends, techniques, and technology to increase brand’s ROI and profitability. Successful leaders in the business will share their insights to help guide those interested in building a sound strategy. The conference emphasizes revolutionized retail to redesign the customer experience. Oh, did I mention Serena Williams is one of the featured speakers this year?   Retail Global Oct 9-11 (Las Vegas, NV) Retail Global incorporates various exhibitions comprising of various leaders in digital retail. This two and a half days offer informative speakers troubleshooting ecommerce solutions for retailers. This unique boutique event with an intimate setting to welcome well-networked digital marketers to share their own personal strategies. Retail Global includes two tracks of content and renowned speakers.   Luxury Interactive Oct.15 – Oct. 17 (New York, NY) Luxury Interactive is tailored to digital brands from upscale and exclusive retailers like Neiman-Marcus, Tiffany & Co., and Barneys New York. The event educates on how luxury companies can make opportunities in the digital marketplace. The interactive event specifies its audience to those at the VP level to deliver specified content specifically to high end retail senior level executives.   National Retail Federation’s Retail Big Show Jan 13-15  (New York, NY) NRF welcomes 40,000 professionals curious in brick-and-mortar and ecommerce trends. The conference stresses that they are a community with the largest global audience where companies can forge new relationships and business partnerships. NRF offers non-traditional solutions to drive impact.   eTail West Feb. 19-22 (Palm Spring, CA) This event discusses trends and future strategies in ecommerce and traditional. There is a primary focus in the US market yet encompasses a wide variety of brands including big-box retailers to creative start-ups.   These events permit you to encounter industry leaders, confer with specialists, and acquire valuable information about key ecommerce topics. The knowledge and networking is there in the sign-up sheet, so make sure to put some of these conferences on your to-do list for 2018.