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Internet Retailer Conference Adds Marketplaces Track

The following is an excerpt from Internet Retailer’s announcement about its new Marketplaces track at its annual IRCE conference coming up in June:

The 13th annual Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE), the world’s largest and most well-known ecommerce event, returns to Chicago’s McCormick Place West Convention Center June 6-9, 2017 and will feature new elements to stay up-to-date with the latest trends in the e-commerce world.

IRCE has created a jam-packed agenda introducing new track and workshop categories including Fashion, Marketplaces, Direct to Consumer and Design & Usability featuring sessions led by some of the most successful executives in the industry to entice and engage conference-goers.

IRCE is known for its second-to-none educational programming, and the 2017 edition will feature new and enhanced tracks and workshops.

The agenda features a new Marketplaces track:

10:30-11:00am – “The Marketplace Pioneer – What’s Next at the Amazon Marketplace”. Speaker: Peeyush Nahar, Vice President, Amazon Marketplace.

11-11:30am – “Where It All Began – eBay Today and Tomorrow”.

1:15-1:45pm – “The State of Online Marketplaces: Who Offers What to Whom”. Speaker: Fareeha Ali, Senior Research Analyst, Internet Retailer.

1:45-2:15pm – “How to Figure Out Which Marketplaces You Should be Selling On”. Speakers: Andrew Vagenas, Chief Executive Officer, Pharmapacks and Nathan Gordon, CIO, Christmas Central.

3:15-3:45pm – “Advertising on Amazon: How to Implement a Large-Scale Ad Strategy on the Amazon Marketplace”. Speakers: Gavin Herbert, Manager, Digital Marketing, Mophie and Rick Backus, Chief Executive Officer, CPC Strategy.

3:45-4:15pm – “Marketplace Financials: Do the Numbers Work for You?”. Speakers: Ian MacDonald, Director, E-Commerce, Silver Star Brands and Jason Boyce, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Dazadi.com.

4:15-4:45pm – “Make Sure Your Marketplace Sales Fit Into Your Broader Strategy”. Speaker: Fahim Naim, Founder, eShopportunity.com.

Register Now
Early Bird pricing is available through April 3. Registration is now open by visiting, www.irce.com. Conference tickets include entry into the exhibit hall, lunch for each day registered, and cocktail receptions on the exhibit floor. Show hours are: Tuesday 8 am – 6:30 pm; Wednesday 8 am – 6:30 p.m.; Thursday 8 am – 5 pm; Friday 8 am – 1:30 pm.

About IRCE
IRCE, a division of Emerald Expositions, delivers high value and industry-leading content and industry resources at their flagship show in Chicago, IL.


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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). She is a member of the Online News Association (Sep 2005 - present) and Investigative Reporters and Editors (Mar 2006 - present). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com. See disclosure at EcommerceBytes.com/disclosure/.