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.
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|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
|2:50 pm||User experience designing for long-term success
Presented by South African, Jana de Klerk, UX Designer for Shopify, Canada
|3:15 pm||Introduction to the Ecommerce Forum Africa
Presented by EFA’s Alastair Tempest & Dylan Piatti
|3:20 pm||Will e-commerce in South Africa replace traditional retail?
Presented by e-commerce entrepreneur Andy Higgins
|4:00 pm||It’s all about the Brand: Digital marketing and Customer service
Presented by TDMC's Cheryl Ingram
|4:30 pm||Time to Connect
Enjoy Snacks and Refreshments
|5:15 pm||How to succeed in dropshipping in South Africa
Presented by Dropstore Co-Founder, Adewale Adejumo
|5:40 pm||Building a profitable e-commerce Business
Real-life stories from Warrick Kernes, serial entrepreneur
|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.