eBay's Justus to Keynote at Internet Merchant Association Conference
By Ina Steiner
The Internet Merchants Association (IMA) is hosting its second annual conference for Internet merchants in Las Vegas on March 3 - 5, 2008. eBay Senior Vice President of Auctions Philipp Justus will present the opening keynote address, and other speakers include representatives from Google, Amazon.com and ChannelAdvisor.
Educational sessions include such topics as search-engine optimization (SEO), branding, keywords, front-end systems, back-end systems, advertising, building customer loyalty and other ways to grow Internet businesses.
The conference is presented in conjunction with the ASD/AMD trade shows, which are comprised of three separate shows covering wholesale merchandise in the gift, jewelry, variety, discount, and general merchandise categories with over 3,500 companies in 8,000-plus booths.
Early bird registration for the IMA conference is open now and is $199 for members and $349 for non-members good through December 31, 2007.
The Internet Merchants Association (IMA) is a nonprofit (501c6) trade association founded in November 2006 for companies involved in Internet commerce.
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