Will You Be Attending the 2015 Internet Retailer Convention Exhibition?
The Annual Internet Retailer Conference Exhibition is set to begin June 2, 2015 and run till June 5, 2015. The event is expected to draw approximately 10,000 e-commerce leaders (and maybe even some beginners) from all over the United States. IRCE is the “Oscars” of the e-commerce industry. This allows you to rub elbows with CEO’s, Top Executives, Marketers Yahoo! store owners and even your peers. Whether you operate a small business or a huge franchise, IRCE is surely the place that you’d want to be. Will You Be Attending the 2015 Internet Retailer Convention Exhibition? Do you realize the benefits of attending?
The first day of the convention will include quite a few Pre-Show Workshops. Registration and Breakfast is set to take place from 7:00am to 8:30am, before each session begins. At the conclusion of breakfast and registration, you will have the opportunity to visit 1 of 3 workshops. One of the many workshops offered on this day is the AMAZON & ME WORKSHOP: Seize the Perks; Sidestep the Pitfalls. E-retailers will be able to answer questions like is selling my products on Amazon wholesale the smartest approach? Or is selling on Amazon’s Marketplace the better course of action? You’ll get to hear speeches from people like Erin Cook – Senior Analyst, E-Commerce, Amazon, eBay Marketplaces – Office Depot and Scot Wingo – Executive Chairman, Co-Founder – ChannelAdvisor Corp.
Day one also offers other sessions like TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP: Exploiting Technology, Overcoming Hurdles. This particular workshop will focus on ‘creating success by giving you the tactical and action-oriented advice to avoid the many unforeseeable pain points. Vital topics explored include assessing your tech stack, evaluating whether an e-commerce re-platforming is right for you at this time and new innovations in wearable’s and digital wallets. The last of the Pre-Show Workshops will be B2B WORKSHOP: Strategies for E-Commerce Success in the Changing Business-to-Business Relationship. According to the IRCE Agenda, ‘This workshop will provide an overview of the changes and provide companies who primarily sell to other companies strategies for adapting to the new B2B e-commerce reality.’
The next few days of IRCE offers just as much excitement. The General Sessions will commence on Main Day 1. Here you will be able to attend one of many workshops. While the Pre-Show only contains three workshops, Main Day 1 will offer five, which are: Strategies for Top Executives; Retail Chains; Global E-Retailing; Small Retailers; and E-Marketing. These sessions will be jam-packed with information from the likes of Bala Ganesh – Director, Retail Marketing – UPS, Marc Lobliner – Chief Marketing Officer – TigerFitness.com, and Kevin Gardiner – Director, Store Operations, Strategies – Macy’s.
Staying on course of the convention, Main Day 2 will be just as thrilling as the preceding days. Attendants will profit from sessions like: Fulfillment, Customer Service & Operations, Social Marketing, Technology, Video Intergration and Design & Merchandising. These sessions will focus on how to make your site successful using tools not seen by the customer, keeping you prepared for the next big thing in social, how to develop a site that will make shoppers buy, and much more! On this day you will hear commentary from James Rhee – Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer – Ashley Stewart, Lauren Freedman – President – The E-Tailing Group, John Valente – Lead Product Manager, eBay Seller Insights – Ebay, just to name a few.
The Post-Show Workshops will close the Internet Retailer Conference Exhibition of 2015. You’ll enjoy an extra 30 minutes of sleep, as this is the only day where Registration and Breakfast Begins at 7:30am. Mobile Workshop, Search Workshop, and Social Workshop are the sessions being held on this final day. The seminars will provide detailed insight on how to convert mobile shoppers into buyers, how to make social sites work for you, and much more! At this time we will hear words of wisdom from many top players, including: Anshuman Taneja – Senior Director, Digital Product Management – Abercrombie & Fitch; Sarah Karam – Strategy Partner Development Manager – Google Play; and Sachin Gadhvi – Vice President, Marketing – Ticketmaster.
Going to the IRCE is not just about gaining information. It’s also about networking. You’re put in a place where there are thousands of people in the same industry as you. Many of these individuals started out as a small business and have grown to be worth millions and even billions. I started off asking ‘Will You Be Attending the 2015 Internet Retailer Convention Exhibition?’ That question is now, Why wouldn’t you be going to the 2015 Internet Retailer Convention Exhibition? Get yourself registered and network! Build great relationships that can benefit you in the future. Make sure your company is recognized and known. Finally, don’t forget to say Hello to BlackArrow Marketing! We will be attending, and would love to speak with you!