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Connected Commerce 2019

September 19, 2019

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September 19, 2019
8:00am - 6:00pm
The Bell Tower Nashville, TN

The Premier Digital Commerce Summit

Connected Commerce is the perfect blend of education and conversation, bringing together brands, retailers and industry solution providers. Our one-day customer summit is the perfect opportunity for eCommerce enthusiasts to talk shop, hear from industry thought-leaders, and have fun! Celebrate the future of retail, with one last hurrah before your Q4 push.

Connected Commerce will be held in Nashville, TN at The Bell Tower. This historic church, dating back to 1874, has been transformed into a modern, spacious event venue. Abounding natural light, exposed beams, and an upper level mezzanine make The Bell Tower one of the most sought after venues in all of Nashville.

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Why Attend Connected Commerce 2019?

Network with like-minded executives focused on leading their organization’s digital commerce strategy
Hear from industry experts and thought leaders to gear up for Q4 and beyond
End-of-day raffle with great prizes and our first-ever Connected Commerce Awards
Modern, trendy venue in the heart of Music City
Premium food, drink, snacks, and swag. You won’t go home hungry or empty handed!
After party with live music + line dancing at BB King's

September 19, 2019

Connect with the brightest minds and the best technology. Join us in Music City, Nashville, TN, for a day of education, networking, and an after party you won’t want to miss.
200 Attendees
16 Speakers

2019 SPONSORS

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2019 Agenda

  • 8:00 - 9:00 AM | Breakfast + Registration
  • 9:00 - 10:30 AM | General Session
  • 10:30 - 11:00 AM | Mid-Morning Networking Break
  • 11:00 - 12:00 PM | Lightning Round
  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Networking Lunch
  • 1:00 - 2:30 | General Session
  • 2:30 - 3:00 PM | Mid-Afternoon Networking Break
  • 3:00 - 4:30 PM | General Sessions + Closing Remarks
  • 4:30 - 6:00 PM | Reception
  • 7:30 - 10:30 PM | After Party

Start your day off with a Nashville Continental Breakfast and plenty of hot coffee.

  • 9:00 AM – George Heudorfer & Becca McCarthy, Welcome & Opening Remarks

 

  • 9:15 AM – Peyman Zamani, Retail Commerce Unified: You’ve heard all the buzz words over the past decade about retail channel expansion: omni-channel, multi-channel, BOPIS, cross-channel. The next decade of growing channels puts the customer at the center of it all. We’ll kick off our 3rd user and industry summit by explaining how retail commerce is unified and dive right into the meaning of connected commerce: customers, platforms, technologies unified.

 

  • 9:45 AM – Sucharita Kodali, The Future of eCommerce Depends on Last Mile Innovation

    • Discussion Outline:
      • Market Need: Size of eCommerce, physical goods, complexity of deliveries, customer expectations
      • What needs to happen to change the landscape (technology)
      • What must happen to sustain customer confidence (legislation on privacy, etc.)
      • Predictions for the future and how you can thrive in a new evolving world

Enjoy healthy snacks including roasted nuts, granola bars, snack mixes and friendly conversation. Be sure to visit our sponsor lounge to chat with our amazing event sponsors.

  • 11:00 AM – Amber Roberts, Beth Ligenza, Kim Crawford, George Heudorfer, Investing in the Right Technologies: Hear from leading eCommerce companies including Kroger, Sears and Fossil as they share the importance of investing in the right technology and what it takes to be a true partner.

 

  • 11:20 AM – ShipStation, Consistently Connect your Customers to your Brand: The shipping experience you create for your customers is a big part of your brand image. Drive customer loyalty with branded communications throughout the shipping process.

 

  • 11:40 AM – Todd Skidmore, Dan Bowman, Niki Antonelli, Expand your Network Through New Channels: Our customers assemble for a second panel to share how leading eCommerce brands are leveraging new channels to expand their sales and what it takes to be a top performer.

Chat with fellow attendees over a gourmet, buffet-style lunch.

  • 1:00 PM – Jeff Keltz, Upgrade Your Drop Ship Technology: Learn why successful retailers are upgrading their drop ship technology. Hear from successful companies that have done this and are sharing their experience. We will start with the top 3 reasons and take you through the journey of several successful upgrades.

 

  • 1:20 PM – Ed Kobloth and Craig Regan, Logicbroker Platform Updates and Roadmap Insights: From Data analytics to Integration expansions within connected commerce platforms: shopping carts, shipping solution, last mile delivery and to product data flow management. Listen to some of our Customer Advisory Board Members as they share our customer driven product roadmap. You will learn how major companies such as Kroger, Coca Cola, Fossil deliver a reliable and connected commerce experience more quickly by a modern approach – one that involves headless commerce with APIs and cross-platform integration.

 

  • 1:40 PM – Blair Hall and Jim Ransier, How Can We Help? Partner with your vendors using Logicbroker: Logicbroker is more than just a robust, flexible platform for your business. We’re also genuinely interested in your success. This topic is near and dear to us because we really love building relationships with our customers and our vendors. That is why we want to talk about our passion and how to use our platform to partner with your vendors.

 

  • 2:00 AM – Mickey Winter, Building Brand Awareness & Loyalty through Unified Design Systems

Time to refuel! Enjoy healthy snacks including roasted nuts, granola bars, snack mixes and friendly conversation. Be sure to visit our sponsor lounge to chat with our amazing event sponsors.

  • 3:00 PM – Niki Antonelli, Expanding your Drop Ship Program using Logicbroker’s Connected Commerce Network: In this session you will learn more about Logicbroker’s Connected Commerce Network (CCN). Learn how to expand upon your existing Logicbroker integration and network with additional members to forge new retail relationships. Easily connects with thousands of ‘Drop Ship Automation (DSA) Certified’ brands in the network while creating a level of trust and authority to the retail community.

 

  • 3:30 – Adam Strum, Wine Enthusiast Companies journey from memory typewriters to augmented reality: Adam Strum will chronicle Wine Enthusiast’s 40 year journey and how his business traversed change to stay relevant and how the Logicbroker drop ship distribution model for both B2B and B2C helped fund and contribute to expanding the business’ offerings.

 

  • 4:00 PM – Peyman Zamani, 1st Annual Connected Commerce Awards + Raffle

 

 

 

Wrap up Connected Commerce with premium cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres, a whiskey tasting, and fine conversation. Sponsored by our friends @ Something Digital

Join us at BB King’s with Live Music + Line Dancing. Sponsored by our friends @ Forter.

Hotel Courtesy Block

For your convenience, we have set up a courtesy block with Courtyard Nashville Downtown with a reduced rate of $250 per night. Please plan to book prior to August 16th, as any remaining rooms will be released after that date. Book Now

Courtyard by Marriott Nashville Downtown
4th Avenue North, Downtown, Nashville, TN, USA

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