Following the success of the first Connect eCommerce Summit in 2018, Shopify and uAfrica are back in July for Connect 2019. Along with other major players in the South African eCommerce field, we bring you the industry experts, the insights, skills and knowledge to establish, grow and improve your online store.
Shopify is coming to South Africa for this event and sending representatives to provide valuable insight, while uAfrica’s very own Andy Higgins will be sharing his vast knowledge on the eCommerce space. Also joining them is Warrick Kernes, founder of the Insaka eCommerce Academy, along with other speakers and panel members from Dropstore, TDMC, PayFast, bidorbuy and Google. Hear about eCommerce success stories, listen to a panel discussion involving some of the top players in the industry and network with like-minded people in the exciting field of eCommerce.
What are you waiting for?! Register for Connect 2019 - tickets are limited.
|2:15 pm||Welcome and Introduction|
|2:25 pm||The Shopify Story & e-commerce around the world
Presented by the Shopify Head of International Growth, Amanda Marochko
Designing your next Dollar - making money by design
Presented by the Founder & CEO of Designing Humans, Dean Broadley
The Future of Digital Commerce in Africa
Presented by Ecommerce Forum Africa’s Dylan Piatti
|3:20 pm||Building a profitable e-commerce Business
Real-life stories from Warrick Kernes, serial entrepreneur
|3:55 pm||It’s all about the Brand: Digital marketing and Customer service
Presented by TDMC's Cheryl Ingram
|4:20 pm||Introduction to the Ecommerce Forum Africa
Presented by EFA’s Alastair Tempest & Dylan Piatti
|4:30 pm||Time to Connect
Enjoy Snacks and Refreshments
|5:15 pm||Will e-commerce in South Africa replace traditional retail?
Presented by e-commerce entrepreneur Andy Higgins
|5:50 pm||How to succeed in dropshipping in South Africa
Presented by Dropstore Co-Founder, Adewale Adejumo
|6:15 pm||Debating eCommerce: Industry experts in the hot seat answering questions with regards to SA eCommerce
Panel members include Andy Higgins (uAfrica.com); Craig Lubbe (bidorbuy.co.za); Jonathan Smit (PayFast); Claude Blatter (Google – JHB); Matt Shaw (Google – CPT)
|6:45 pm||Closing & Networking|
*Agenda is subject to change.