The eCommerce industry is all about connection. And while some feel that they’re driven by competition, they should really be driven by community. At Blend, we’re focused on creating a healthy community of eCommerce focused individuals both internally and externally. That’s why we’ll be focusing on the top 20 eCommerce events of the year, so you can create a healthy and supportive community as you rise to the top of your field. 

#1: eCom Collab Club

Creating a community for all in the eCommerce industry, eCom Collab Club is all about networking. Their aim was to pull away from virtual events and get personal, by growing together with others. It’s all about meeting and chatting with a fireside Q&A that tackles the large questions on the industry and partnerships.

When?

The last Wednesday of the month

Price?

Free

#2: The Merchant Growth Expo

An exclusive two-day workshop for high growth Shopify merchants, this event has handpicked over 20 eCommerce experts to deliver hands-on, practical workshops where merchants will receive actionable insights to implement in their Shopify stores. Attendees receive food and drinks over the two day period as well as a networking evening where merchants can discuss and share their knowledge and ideas. With their headline sponsor as Klaviyo, this is sure to be one of the top events of the year, and you wouldn’t want to miss it!

When?

October 5 & 6

Price?

Early Bird $400

Standard $800

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#3: Baltic Ecommerce Conference & Expo

Hosting 24 presentations, they will focus on work extending over state borders, international eCommerce, and export. 

When?

September 29

Price?

From €90

#4: Shift Money

A financial technology hybrid event, Shift Money hosts professionals in fintech to engage and connect on ideas and innovations involving payments, blockchain, insurance, and the future of money. 

When?

TBA

Price?

€32 + VAT Student Pass, €192 + VAT Standard Pass, €216 + VAT All Access Pass, €56 Virtual Pass

#5: CEDIA Expo

Also a free event that attracts thousands of professionals in home tech and hundreds of exhibitors to showcase the growing trends in smart home technology.

When?

September 29-October 1

Price?

Free

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#6: ReTec Europe

An entirely free event held in Birmingham, this event is new, bringing retail technology and sustainability to the eCommerce expo industry. It is aimed at focusing on technology merchants can leverage and is created for merchants who drive increased productivity, attract more customers, improve brand experience, reduce costs, and maximise sales.

When?

November 8 & 9

Price?

Free

#7: Amazon World Convention

This event is aimed at retailers looking to improve their marketplace and is the largest Amazon event in Europe hosting over 17,000 sellers. Attendees will receive insights and content that can be implemented to secure higher conversions on your website.

When?

September 27 & 28

Price?

TBC

#8: Richmond eCommerce Forum Autumn

This event is focused on business matching throughout the eCommerce industry and targets eCommerce professionals in Italy, sharing new ideas, innovations, trends, and solutions within the industry.

When?

October 23-25

Price?

TBC

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#9: Advanced eCommerce and Retail Expo

Known as Japan’s largest IT trade show, the expo is focused on experts in the retail sector, manufacturers, and marketers. Products will vary from store operation, store connection solutions, and customer service. They will host exhibitions and seminars showcasing the latest innovations and it will be held in Japanese.

When?

October 26-28

Price?

TBC

#10: E-Show Barcelona

This event will hone in on eCommerce, social media, cloud computing, and online marketing.

When?

TBC

Price?

TBC

#11: Digital Customer Engagement Summit

Filled with networking opportunities, interactive seminars, and one-on-one business meetings, the Digital Customer Engagement Summit is made for those in search of an eCommerce community and building long-lasting relationships. Because we are post-pandemic, it will also be a hybrid event so no matter where you are in the world, you can benefit.

When?

October 20

Price?

TBC

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#12: White Label World Expo Europe

This event held in Frankfurt will aim at assisting online retailers with the hottest new white label products, having over 200 speakers and bringing in 350 exhibitors.

When?

October 12 & 13

Price?

Free

#13: eCommerce Expo Asia

Diving into the newest innovations and technologies within the eCommerce industry, this event will cover customer experience, cross-border commerce, omnichannel retail, supply chain management, and mobile commerce.

When?

October 12 & 13

Price?

Free

#14: China (Shenzhen) International Cross-Border eCommerce Supply Chain Fair

Focused on small and medium-sized foreign trade factories in need of upgrading, this fair explores foreign trade formats, business models, the latest in innovations of services and products, and models of cross-border eCommerce. 

When?

September 22-24

Price?

TBC

#15: Shoptalk Fall Meetup

Completely virtual, it doesn’t matter where you are in the world, you can still attend. Online stakeholders connect within an open environment with over 2,500 participants from Europe and the US. There are double opt-in meetings as well as small-group content. You can choose who you want in group conversations.

When?

13-15 September

Price?

Free

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#16: White Label World Expo New York

Taking place in New York this year, this event is the leading US wholesale, eCommerce, and product branding event. The event hosts hundreds of expert speakers, and dives deep into the latest and greatest strategies in retail and emerging markets. 

When? 

September 29-30

Price?

Free

#17: Paris Retail Week

The Paris Retail week hosts over 15, 000 experts in eCommerce every year and provides informative talks with noted speakers, plenary conferences, and has exhibits and displays as well. The exhibit floor has a range of products on show and they host workshops that are run by each exhibitor where they discuss the latest innovations and ideas. The spectrum of topics covered includes IT for eCommerce, e-logistics, payments solutions, and more. 

When? 

September 20-22

Price?

Free

#18: Customer Engagement Summit 2022

It’s one of Europe’s largest customer engagement events, and provides expert speakers from top-tier brands who use case studies to show off the latest innovations in the customer experience industry. Attendees will receive actionable ideas and strategies they can use for their customer engagement with their networking opportunities, presentations, and roundtables. 

When?

November 15 

Price?

TBC

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#19: eCommerce Expo

The eCommerce Expo revolves around technologies that impact all eCommerce businesses. As with other events, they generally involve leaders who are experts in Adobe and other digital platforms where there are networking sessions so all can build a community. 

When?

September 28 & 29

Price?

Free

#20: Internet Commerce Summit & Awards

This is an annual event, presenting sessions and discussions across four themes including Lifestyle Commerce, Marketing & Channels, Services Commerce, and Society & Commerce. It will include expert speakers with exclusive discussions including roundtables, focused meets, business clinics, and cohorts. 

When? 

August 3 & 4

Price?

TBC

 

So tell us, which eCommerce events will you be attending this year?

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