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Connected Commerce 2020

September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020
8:00am - 6:00pm
New York, NY

Black Box
West 42nd Street, New York, NY, USA

It's not a trade show.
It's an event like no other.

Connected Commerce 2020 is an exclusive summit focused on forging connections in the eCommerce ecosystem. Our fourth annual summit is an invite-only experience to bring together our premier customers, prospects and partners.

You’ll network with executives from companies including Forrester, Fossil, Coca-Cola, Kroger, Orange Theory and more. Our curated sessions bring industry experts to the stage; you’ll learn about cutting-edge eCommerce trends and valuable insights. This 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.

 

NETWORK WITH TOP RETAILER AND BRAND EXECUTIVES INCLUDING

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Why Attend Connected Commerce 2020?

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
Premium food, drink, snacks, and swag. You won’t go home hungry or empty handed!

September 10, 2020

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

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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 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:
    Sucharita Kodali is an expert on eCommerce, omnichannel retail, consumer behavior, and trends in the online shopping space. In her research, Sucharita covers such consumer-oriented topics as eCommerce forecasting and trends, merchandising best practices, conversion optimization, mobile commerce and omnichannel strategies in the retail world. She has also authored “The State Of Retailing Online,” a joint study conducted annually with NRF.This session will address the challenges and opportunities with fulfillment, the needs and wants of shoppers with respect to delivery, and the capabilities of retailers. How critical is a vast assortment? Do any products need to be delivered same day? Are returns important? What solutions are helping or hurting merchants? Join this session for an overview of the current conditions in commerce, predictions for the future, and recommendations for thriving in an ever-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 AMTodd 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 PM – 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.

Want to be a Sponsor or Speaker for Connected Commerce 2020?

2018 Sessions