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The B2B Digital Event for Manufacturers & Distributors

GROW FASTER BY LEARNING WHAT WORKS BEST
*Registration is open to merchants only*
1-Day Conference & Networking Event
April 3, Toronto, Canada

Only 60 seats available

OVERVIEW

A complimentary day of insights and interactive discussion about the state of B2B eCommerce today. 

 

Welcome to the B2B eCommerce event created by B2B eCommerce experts for B2B industry professionals. 

 

B2B companies know they have to vastly expand their digital business and eCommerce but many are not sure where to start or how to evolve to the next level. Our goal is to enable large and medium-sized B2B companies to gain quality insights from their peers and industry experts. You will have the opportunity to meet and interact with partners and other professionals. This will be an event you do not want to miss.
 

 


AGENDA

 

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 in Toronto

 

 

10:00am - Welcome (Led by Le Site)


10:15am - State of B2B e-commerce & Impact on your business (Led by Magento / Le Site)


10:45am - B2B Magento features to grow your business (Led by Magento)


11:15am - 7 Proven Tactics to Boost B2B Website Conversions (Without Breaking the Bank)

 

11:45am - Lunch for attendees & Networking


1:00pm - Take control of your Product data (PIM - Akeneo product overview)


1:30pm - Owning the buyer journey with Digital Marketing (DotDigital product overview)


2:00pm - Roundtables Breakout Session - Topics:

 

  • Implementing a new B2B ecom site(s)

  • Updating your B2B site(s)

  • Digital Marketing

  • UX and UI Best Practices

    Hosted by: Le Site and clients / Magento / DotDigital / Akeneo

 

3:00pm - Coffee Break, Snacks & Networking


3:15pm - Interactive Q&A

 

3:30pm - Closing remarks


4:00pm to 5:00pm - Cocktail Drinks & Networking

 

Take your Digital growth to the next level...

A day filled with insights and ways to overcome the challenges facing all B2B businesses
 Some of the topics covered
- State of B2B e-commerce
- B2B Magento features
- Product data / Merchandising
- Customer engagement


 
 

Speakers

Proud to bring thought leadership from across North America

Frédéric de Gombert

AKENEO - CEO

Prior to founding Akeneo, Frédéric was the e-commerce director at Smile, the largest open source system integrator in Europe. Since then, he has become a proven expert in e-business and open source having helped some of the largest retailers in the world (Chantelle, The North Face, Nestlé, Decathlon, etc.) build their e-commerce strategy.

Michael Bliah

LE SITE - CEO

With two decades of experience in e-commerce, Michael Bliah is the CEO of Le Site, a Montreal-based Magento partner agency. From its humble beginnings in 2007, Le Site has made it to the Top 100 fastest growing companies in Canada, bringing success to numerous businesses and brands, such as Keurig, Brand Source, Walter, Construction Fasteners & Tools, Vetoquinol and Rousseau Metal to name a few. Thanks to its dedicated team of digital professionals, Michael Bliah’s company consistently delivers results-driven digital strategies with flawless execution.

Tink Taylor

DOTDIGITAL - Founder & President

Tink is Founder & President of dotdigital Group PLC (founded in 1999). He has 20 years’ experience in the field of digital communications and has introduced digital marketing to companies large and small. Tink has been pivotal in the development of digital marketing since its outset in both the UK and the US. Serving as a key and influential member of the UK Direct Marketing Association’s Email Marketing Council and also the Internet Advertising Bureau since 2006, Tink has judged the Email, Mobile & Agency categories at the UK DMA’s awards for over half a decade. In 2014 Taylor was elected as Advisory Committee Member of the Board of the US Direct Marketing Association’s Email Experience Council (EEC). He constantly strives to help individual organizations, and the industry as a whole, to develop and progress, acting as a serial tech advisor and investor outside of dotmailer. Tink first launched dotdigital in the US at the back end of 2012 and later took dotdigital to APAC in 2015.

Robert Sweeney

MAGENTO - Vice-President of Solutions Consulting and Enablement 

Robert has a passion for commerce and order management. In his previous role as Senior Director of Product Management, he was responsible for guiding Magento’s order management and omnichannel fulfillment strategy and roadmap. Robert has over 20 years of experience working with B2B online merchants, retailers, distributors and branded manufacturers to deploy commerce technologies in innovative, differentiated ways. Rob has a particular interest in leveraging supply chain, inventory, and logistics innovation to enable transformative commerce experiences.

Alaa Hassan

CBDMART - Vice President, Marketplace

Alaa has been involved in eCommerce since 2001 (sometimes he feels like a dinosaur). Through his career, he has helped retailers sell over $200 million online by leveraging his expertise around growth strategy, digital marketing and conversion optimization. And if you're a foodie or love the Porsche sports car, you'll get along really well with him!

His eCommerce experience has been acquired from his previous careers leading digital marketing at LinenChest.com (Home Retailer), helping BeyondTheRack.com expand onto marketplaces (Amazon/eBay) and leading all eCommerce efforts for 14+ years at iNetVideo.com (Internet Retailer Top 500 & Inc 5000).  

Awarded as "one of the most knowledgeable eCommerce expert" by Channel Advisor, he considers himself as the most passionate eCom guy you'll ever meet!  He loves what he does so much that he founded the eCommerce Training Academy so he can share his knowledge with you.

 

Questions?

Feel free to drop us a line if you have any questions on the event.

 

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