Curio-Haus, Hamburg, 21 & 22 September
Commerce Summit 2017, www.commerce-summit.com, is a large international event uniquely focused on small business retail. On Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd September, and hosted by ePages, the largest Commerce Summit to date will deliver attendees visionary and strategic insights, as well as actionable, practical advice for SMB merchants.
A community of leading Internet experts and retailers large and small, gather to share the cutting edge and disruptive trends, techniques, technologies and news in the online retail space. The conference programme (across English and German languages) includes educational tracks for Strategy, Technology and Merchant areas.
The event will explore the issues and technology revolutions now in play for businesses such as artificial intelligence, chatbots, micro-service and big data – set to both challenge and liberate SMB retailers in the years ahead. Confirmed keynote speakers include renowned futurist Theo Priestley and Robert Hoffmann, CEO 1&1 Internet.
Retail market analysis and strategy sessions will address issues including the future of mobile in retail, management of online identity, opportunities with consumer psychology, and data management. Speakers already confirmed include Niklaus Waser, Head of IBM’s Watson Internet of Things division in Europe, ecommerce technologist Stefan Schambach, eminent Internet psychologist Graham Jones, and Hiro Tsukahara, CEO of GMO Registry in Japan.
A workshop series (in German language) focuses on key areas for SMB retail success today – selling on marketplaces, payments, marketing and social media. A range of live panel discussions and merchant case studies will offer SMB merchants attending both inspiration and real-world, implementable advice.