E-COMMERCE DAY - LOS ANGELES
- Marina del Rey Marriott | February 4, 2020
This Educational and Inspirational all-day event is for anyone launching, buying or growing an e-commerce business.
Keynote Speaker: San Diego Shark Tank Success Story & Shopify "Build A Better Business" Winner, Sand Cloud Founder Steven Ford
Choose from three tracks of learning based on where you are in the E-Commerce journey: Start Up, Growth or Agency.
Each track will include Breakouts & Presentations in the PechaKucha format. Topics include Sales & Marketing, Operations, and Financial.
FEATURED SPEAKER & EVENT MC
Samantha Murray, Education Strategy Manager, Shopify
Samantha currently manages Shopify's education program, bringing together her background in marketing and business operations and her passion for teaching. She has extensive experience in enterprise e-commerce, having previously worked for Shopify Plus where she worked with some of the largest and most profitable brands on the platform.
Thought Leader: Eric Dahan, Open Influence
Member Influence Weekly's list of The 100 Most Influential People In Influencer Marketing
Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Skilled in Digital Strategy, E-commerce, Social Media, Entrepreneurship, and Market Analysis. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Bachelor of Science (BS) focused in International Business from Pepperdine University. Eric is a Forbes' 2017 30 under 30, and an Inc's 30 Under 30 CEO.
KATIE WILSON, Google E-Commerce
"The Future of Online Shopping"
Katie Wilson has been at Google for over 12 years and is the Head of Ecommerce, Southwest for Google Customer Solutions. Her team partners with some of the largest & fastest growing businesses to leverage Google advertising platforms & technology to meet their business objectives. In her prior roles at Google she has worked as an Account Executive on some of our largest retail partners and helped launch Google Pay with merchants. Prior to Google, Katie has worked for LVMH’s eCommerce site and a boutique media agency for nonprofits.
"How We Did It"
Hear from the Founders of HeadhunterSurf.com, SandCloud.com & Other Local Business Owners
A 30 Year overnight success is one way to put it - the Founders of this La Jolla based sunscreen company share their ups and downs and new commitment to E-commerce. Other successful Southern California area E-commerce companies will also share their valuable insights that you can't afford to miss!
MARKETING YOUR E-COMMERCE BUSINESS
Customers are the most important asset to any business, so how can you ensure your customers stick with you for the long-term? In this breakout session, you will learn how to communicate your brand and reach your ideal customers throughout the entire customer lifecycle. From acquiring new customers with effective content marketing, SEO and paid ads, to conversion and retention strategies that can increase your customer lifetime value, you'll learn how to optimize your online store and increase your bottom line.
BROADCASTING LIVE FROM E-COMMERCE DAY: "THE STORY OF A BRAND" PODCAST
The Story of a Brand Podcast is a show focused on e-commerce brands and the entrepreneurs, products, and customers that make up the brand. We believe that people want to buy from authentic Brands they love, admire, and to whom they feel community. Whether it’s how the brand obsesses over the customer experience or how they design or manufacturer their product or their stance on social issues. Our show attempts to illustrate the “Why” people connect to the Brands they love and perhaps just as important, how the Brand connects the customer to the world around them.