Connected Commerce 2023: Sponsor Spotlight

By Anthony Stames, Director of Global Partnerships | August 31, 2023

Connected Commerce 2023: Achieve is right around the corner and the gears are turning behind the scenes to make sure this is the most impactful event yet. This year’s Connected Commerce returns to the beautiful Lighthouse at Pier 61 on September 21st. With a full day planned for learning sessions, networking with industry executives, and an incredible happy hour, we wanted to take a moment to thank our sponsors.

Without our sponsors’ support, this event would not be possible:


Microsoft, a global technology powerhouse since 1975, has redefined the digital landscape through its game-changing cloud computing platform, Microsoft Azure. Azure offers a comprehensive suite of cloud services, spanning IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS, empowering businesses of all sizes to develop, deploy, and manage applications with unmatched flexibility and reliability. Its global network of data centers ensures swift access to data and applications, while support for cutting-edge technologies like AI, IoT, and blockchain makes Azure a hub for innovation, enabling organizations to thrive in the digital age.

In an era of digital transformation, Microsoft Azure is at the forefront, revolutionizing how businesses operate and innovate. With its robust tools and services, Azure is the go-to platform for those seeking to optimize operations, build innovative applications, and harness the potential of emerging technologies, ultimately driving success in an increasingly interconnected and data-centric world. Learn more by visiting their website

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McFadyen Digital is the leading global agency for e-commerce marketplace strategy and implementation. We create award-winning digital shopping experiences for the world’s most prominent brands. Our clients seek to delight their customers with memorable online shopping experiences that scale, and we deliver those results on time and on budget. With over two decades of experience with large enterprise commerce projects, our strategy, technology, design, and ongoing innovation services delivered from our U.S., Brazil, and India offices provide scalable and repeatable results.

During 20+ years of global delivery, McFadyen Digital has optimized the quality, cost, and timeframe benefits of on-shore, near-shore, and off-shore team collaboration. We are honored to have enabled digital commerce and marketplaces for 10% of the Fortune 500 and hundreds of mid-market companies.

For more information, visit their website or connect with them on LinkedIn. is a dynamic eCommerce platform that has redefined the way businesses operate in the online retail landscape. With a commitment to simplifying the complexities of eCommerce, offers a comprehensive suite of services tailored to the unique needs of digital retailers. Whether you’re a budding startup or an established brand,’s end-to-end solutions encompass everything from order management and warehousing to fulfillment and customer support. This holistic approach allows businesses to focus on their core competencies while handles the intricate logistics of eCommerce, ensuring a seamless and efficient shopping experience for customers.

With as a strategic partner, businesses can confidently navigate the ever-changing eCommerce landscape, delivering exceptional customer experiences and staying ahead in a competitive digital marketplace. Learn more by visiting their website

Kibo Commerce

Kibo Commerce is a composable digital commerce platform for retailers, manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers who want to simplify the complexity in their businesses and deliver modern customer experiences. We are the only modular commerce platform supporting experiences that span Order Management, eCommerce, and Subscriptions. 

Companies like Zwilling, Ace Hardware, and Coastal Construction trust Kibo to bring simplicity and sophistication to commerce operations and exceed customer expectations. To read more about Kibo Commerce, please visit their website


Balance is creating the payment infrastructure that will allow for seamless online B2B trade, globally. With the first tailored 1-click checkout fully dedicated for B2B merchants and marketplaces, Balance allows vendors to offer their buyers flexibility in payment and terms, wrapped with an awesome, quick, and easy checkout experience.

With the support of the best investors in the industry (Lightspeed, Ribbit Capital, Stripe), B2B retailers have the responsibility and resources to take a significant part in the creation of a paradigm-changing product that can impact millions. To learn more visit their website

Happy Hour sponsored by ShipStation

ShipStation is a leading web-based order management and shipping software designed to make retailers exceptionally efficient at processing, fulfilling, and shipping their ecommerce orders. ShipStation combines order processing, inventory management, creation of shipping labels, and customer communication all into one easy-to-use interface that integrates directly with over 100 of the industry’s top carriers, marketplaces, and selling channels.

With offices across North America, Europe, and Australia, ShipStation makes it easy for merchants to fulfill orders and grow their business, no matter where they call home. To learn more about the ShipStation mission or to discover what services they can offer, visit their website.

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