It can be challenging to stay relevant while running an
e-commerce business in today’s online marketplace.
It seems that a new competitor is popping up almost every week that is trying to sell nearly the same thing as you! So what can you do to stay relevant?
One way to keep ahead of the curve is to attend e-commerce, and industry-specific conferences, events, and trade shows. At these events, you will be able to learn more about the business you are in, and how to stay alive in the cut-throat online retail world you live in. Many of these conferences will have vendors, programmers, and coaches available to speak with about ways you can implement new strategies and software to help your company thrive.
We’ve gone ahead and listed the top ten Amazon and e-commerce events that you should consider attending this year and beyond - focused on USA at this stage. You can learn a lot at conferences and trade shows, and you are sure to make some meaningful connections that will expand your network.
So without any further ado – here are the Top 10 must-attend Amazon & e-commerce events.
1. Conversion Conference
The Conversion Conference focuses on isolated, on-page optimization and the whole customer journey to and through your site. There are lessons taught at the show on how to attract and persuade clients, as well as the growth technology to make it all happen on a regular and expanding basis.
The National Retail Federation (NRF) is the globe's largest retail trade association. The NRF conference and expo in New York boasts an annual attendance of over 35,000 people and 16,000 retailers from 99 countries! The NRF Conference focuses on providing useful information that the attendee can take away and implement into their own field of work. This show provides a unique gathering of retail disrupters and visionaries alike.
3. Shop Talk
Shop Talk is self-explained as: “a place where the entire retail ecosystem comes together to create the future of retail, based on the latest trends, technologies, and business models, including changes in consumer expectations.”
Based annually in Las Vegas, the Shop Talk show offers a unique perk when you attend the show along with several micro-sessions; they will give you an Annual Retail Education Certificate.
4. Prosper Show
The Prosper Show is also hosted in Las Vegas an is an annual conference that focuses on sharing best practice education and providing meaningful networking opportunities for Amazon sellers. This conference hosts former Amazon leaders and CEOs from other Amazon marketplace companies as speakers. The Prosper Show provides dozens of workshops and seminars to help you learn how to build better online businesses through comprehensive and practical teaching.
5. Shop.org Expo
“The Shop.org EXPO gathers the top solution providers in the industry under one roof, making it easy for you to compare products and build meaningful partnerships.” -Shop.org
This Las Vegas expo attacks e-commerce from a unique angle, focusing on the challenges that often face online retailers and how to overcome them. There is a heavy tech-centered theme to this show.
6. IRCE @ RetailX
Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition (IRCE) is a one-stop shop for E-retailers and businesses in Chicago. With over 130 sessions of useful and specially curated lessons and content IRCE offers an excellent learning opportunity. The exhibit hall presents almost 600 solution and technology vendors that you can speak with and utilize as needed.
7. Seller’s Summit
The Sellers Summit in Miami describes itself as “not your ordinary feel-good event” Instead, they offer a practical, realistic, curriculum-based experience for you to learn from. There are two different workshops designed to help novices and pros according to your experience and knowledge. The Seller’s Summit will teach search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click advertising (PPC) as well as many other useful skills needed in the E-commerce business world.
SellerCon is another Las Vegas conference and is a simple, down-to-earth conference that only focuses on the practical application of proven practices in the E-commerce field. They avoid the traditional hype and “will-to-sell” speeches; instead, they teach attendees how to grind to success and utilize proven tactics to put themselves ahead.
Accelerate is a giant one-day workshop in New York for experienced online retailers. The aim for Accelerate seems to be to create a platform for discussion and peer dialogue while presenting new, cutting edge research and ideas to already expert E-commerce professionals.
10. Midwest E-commerce Conference
The Midwest E-commerce Conference is based in Chicago and teaches Amazon vendors to understand the rules of selling and further prepares them to grow their businesses. This event brings in dozens of master speakers and is open to beginner and experienced sellers alike and is an excellent place to learn the basics of the E-commerce world.
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