eComm Live 2024 – Conference Agenda

eComm Live 2024

2024 Conference Agenda

Check out the eComm Live 2024 Conference Agenda!
eComm Live is a 2-Day event, with the Main Conference taking place on the second day.

Day 1: Training, Fringe Event & Socials

eCommerce Training Courses [Training + Conference Ticket Holders]

09:00 - 15:30
Places are filling up fast on our 2024 training programme. Courses include:

  • - Advanced Email Marketing
  • - SEO & CRO for eCommerce
  • - Mastering GA4 for eCommerce
  • - Maximising Sales Using FB & Instagram Ads
  • - eCommerce Leaders Masterclass
  • - Creating TikTok Videos That Convert

  • Please note, you must purchase a Training + Conference ticket to access any of the training courses on Day 1.

    eComm Founder Sessions – Fringe Event [Open to all Ticket Holders]

    12:30 - 15:00

    Join us at our NEW Fringe Event for 2024 'eComm Founder Sessions', where the stories of eCommerce pioneers come to life. Hosted by Podcaster and Entrepreneur, Gary Fox. 

    Agenda

    • 12:30-13:00 – Registration & Networking

    • 13:00-13:10 – Welcome from MC, Gary Fox (The Entrepreneur Experiment)

    • 13:10-13:35 – Fireside Chat: Transforming Pharmacy Retail: Oonagh O'Hagan Unveils Meaghers' Omnichannel Success. Oonagh O'Hagan (Meaghers Pharmacy Group), Gary Fox (The Entrepreneur Experiment).   

    • 13:40-14:15 – Panel: Founders Unplugged: Life and Business Insights from eCommerce Pioneers. Will Kennedy (Sons), Peter Dunlop (Bathshack), Colin Christie (Christies Direct), Miya Knights (Retail Technology)

    • 14:15-14:25 – Break 

    • 14:25-14:55 – Fireside Chat: Scaling Luxury: Insights from Industry Disruptor Chupi Sweetman on Chupi's Growth Journey. Chupi Sweetman (Chupi), Gary Fox (The Entrepreneur Experiment)

    14:55-15:00 – Closing Remarks

    Women in eCommerce Networking Session [Open to all Ticket Holders]

    15:30 - 16:30

    Hear from a panel of inspiring Women in eCommerce, and enjoy networking opportunities over a glass of bubbly and canapés!

    Agenda

    • 15:30-15:45 – Arrival & Networking    

    • 15:45-15:50 – Welcome from MC, Breige Grogan (Little Rock Digital)

    • 15.50-16:20 – Panel: Women in eCommerce: Breaking Barriers, Driving InnovationBreige Grogan (Little Rock Digital), Raine Peake (New Look), Lorraine Kelly (Bathshack), Jo-Anne Morgan (Shopify).

    • 16:20-16:30 – Networking & Event Ends

    Social Activities [Open to all Ticket Holders]

    17:00 - 20:00
    All ticket holders can choose 1 Social Activity to attend on Wednesday 1st May. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Choose between Game of Thrones Studio Tour or Belfast Trad Music Trail.

    Conference Opening Party [Open to all Ticket Holders]

    20:00 - 23:00
    Our first night pre-conference get together, includes a complimentary drink and Little Wing Pizza!

    Day 2: Assembly Hall

    Registration Opens [All Ticket Holders]

    08:30 - 09:15
    Registration opens at 8.30am at The Assembly Buildings Conference Centre. Grab a coffee and get ready for the day ahead!

    Welcome Address

    09:30 - 09:40
    Welcome from eComm Live Founder, Kevin Traynor.

    Welcome from MC, Gary Fox

    09:40 - 09:45
    Welcome from Assembly Hall MC, Gary Fox.

    KEYNOTE: Using Digital PR & TikTok search to Generate Demand & Sell Out of Products

    09:45 - 10:30
    Carrie Rose, CEO of Search-First Creative Agency, Rise at Seven, unveils the power of Digital PR & TikTok search in driving product demand. Learn innovative strategies to captivate audiences, generate hype, and achieve sell-out success. Don't miss this session for actionable insights into driving and capturing search demand in eCommerce.

    Break

    10:30 - 10:45

    FIRESIDE CHAT: Gymshark – Building a D2C Unicorn

    10:50 - 11:20
    Join us for an exclusive fireside chat with Daniel Green, Head of Digital Marketing at Gymshark. Discover Daniel's journey with the business, Gymshark's creator collaborations, global expansion tactics, and the vibrant culture propelling their success.

    TALK: The importance of your Marketing Consent Rate in the current market

    11:25 - 11:55
    Join Ian Madigan from Dataships for a deep dive into the critical role of Marketing Consent Rate for your eCommerce business. Learn how this metric impacts customer engagement and compliance with privacy regulations, ensuring your marketing efforts are effective and ethical in the digital landscape.

    FIRESIDE CHAT: Sculpted by Aimee – Sculpting Success in Omnichannel Retail

    12:00 - 12:30
    Don't miss the opportunity to hear from Aimee Connolly, Founder & CEO of one of the fastest growing Irish beauty brands, Sculpted by Aimee. Explore their journey of global expansion, transition into physical retail, and the strategies behind winning the hearts and minds of consumers worldwide.

    Break

    12:30 - 13:30

    PANEL: Mastering Customer Retention: Strategies to Drive Repeat Purchases and Customer Loyalty

    13:35 - 14:05
    Our panel of experts explore innovative tactics and best practices to cultivate lasting relationships with customers, boost repeat sales, and foster unwavering brand loyalty in the competitive eCommerce landscape.

    Session Information Coming Soon!

    14:10 - 14:40
    Check back for more details.

    Break

    14:40 - 14:55

    PANEL: In House vs Outsourced: How to Build a Winning eComm Team & Leverage External Partners for Success

    15:00 - 15:30
    This panel session will disucss finding the right talent for your eComm team, structuring a team for success, and how retailers can work better with agencies and partners to enhance results in the competitive eCommerce landscape.

    FIRESIDE CHAT: Jamie Laing: Building Sweet Success with Candy Kittens

    15:35 - 16:20
    Join us for an exclusive on-stage interview with Jamie Laing, co-founder of Candy Kittens, as he shares insights on "Building Sweet Success with Candy Kittens." Explore the journey behind creating one of the UK's most beloved confectionery brands, uncovering the secrets to their delectable success story to date!

    Closing Remarks & Conference Close

    16:20 - 16:30
    Thank you from our hosts!

    VIP Dinner – Sponsored by 360 OM [Invite Only]

    18:00 - 20:00
    Join conference speakers and VIP guests for an exclusive 3-course meal at Home Restaurant.

    Conference Closing Party [Open to all Ticket Holders]

    20:00 - 23:00
    After 2-days of non-stop eCommerce learning, let your hair down at the big eComm Live Closing Party!

    Day 2: Minor Hall

    Registration Opens [All Ticket Holders]

    08:30 - 09:15
    Registration opens at 8.30am at The Assembly Buildings Conference Centre. Grab a coffee and get ready for the day ahead!

    Welcome from MC, Breige Grogan

    10:45 - 10:50
    Welcome from Minor Hall MC, Breige Grogan.

    TALK: Selling on Amazon - Friend or Foe for your DTC business

    10:50 - 11:20
    Selling on Amazon (and eBay) used to be the centre of an eCommerce business. Then DTC websites became easier, quicker & cheaper to create. Raising the question of whether selling on Amazon is a boost or hindrance to your DTC business. Paul will walk through the questionability of Amazon Ads, the ever-changing Amazon Algorithm and the flywheel of pros and cons to selling on Amazon

    PANEL: Next Gen Growth: Ripping up the eComm Rulebook

    11:25 - 11:55
    Get ready to shake up your eComm strategy and rip up the traditional rulebook to eCommerce success. Join us in conversation with three dynamic young entrepreneurs as they redefine success and share their unconventional approaches to thriving in the digital marketplace.

    PANEL: Can sustainability fuel eCommerce growth? How to do the right thing for business and society

    12:00 - 12:30
    In the world of eCommerce, where accessibility, convenience, and speed reign supreme, the question arises: How can it also be sustainable? With conscious consumers pushing for sustainability, today's shoppers are more environmentally aware than ever. This panel will explore how doing the right thing for society, can help future-proof your eCommerce business.

    Break

    12:30 - 13:30

    PANEL: Cross-Border Commerce: Growing Global Post-Brexit

    13:35 - 14:05
    Join us for an insightful discussion on the opportunities for cross-border commerce in a post-brexit world. The barriers to international trade are evolving, presenting both opportunities and challenges for businesses. Our panel will explore the strategies, technologies, and trends that can help you maximise these significant opportunities, and overcome common challenges across supply chain, logistics, tax, payments & more.

    PANEL: The Next Phase of Growth for eCommerce

    14:10 - 14:40
    Global e-commerce sales have doubled in the last 5 years, but is growth now getting harder to come by? Is our obsession with acquisition distracting us from other opportunities and is short term thinking stifling long term growth? Join our expert panel of seasoned ecommerce professionals to tackle these and give you their view on where the next phase of growth will come from.

    Break

    14:40 - 14:55

    Sessions continue in Assembly Hall

    15:00 - 16:30
    Head back to the Assembly Hall for the final sessions of the day!

    VIP Dinner – Sponsored by 360 OM [Invite Only]

    18:00 - 20:00
    Join conference speakers and VIP guests for an exclusive 3-course meal at Home Restaurant.

    Conference Closing Party [Open to all Ticket Holders]

    20:00 - 23:00
    After 2-days of non-stop eCommerce learning, let your hair down at the big eComm Live Closing Party!

    Day 2: Boardroom

    Registration Opens [All Ticket Holders]

    08:30 - 09:15
    Registration opens at 8.30am at The Assembly Buildings Conference Centre. Grab a coffee and get ready for the day ahead!

    Welcome from MC, Miya Knights

    10:45 - 10:50
    Welcome from Boardroom MC, Miya Knights.

    TALK: Slendertone – Lessons learned relaunching an eCommerce brand

    10:50 - 11:20
    Gordon Newman, Director of eCommerce at Bio-Medical Science and Technology, shares how the Irish start-up relaunched the Slendertone brand in 2023. In this talk, Gordon will share the highs, lows, and lessons learned from starting-over with Slendertone, a 50 year old brand with over 10 million toning devices sold worldwide.

    Delivering the Experience: The Role of Fulfillment in Customer Satisfaction

    11:25 - 11:55
    Check back for more details.

    TALK: Scaling Without Sacrificing Profit: Key Tactics for Store Growth

    12:00 - 12:30
    Sharing the acquisition and retention strategies they use for their largest accounts. Leighton will share a profit focused approach to using paid advertising, email marketing & organic content.

    Break

    12:30 - 13:30

    TALK: How to deliver revenue increases of 20%+ by blending data-driven personalisation with rules-based merchandising

    13:35 - 14:05
    This seminar, led by André Brown, offers insights into a winning strategy for increasing revenue for your eCommerce store by blending data-driven personalisation with rules-based merchandising.

    TALK: The Economics of Attention: Using Data to Win an Unfair Game

    14:10 - 14:40
    Check back for more details.

    Break

    14:40 - 14:55

    Sessions continue in Assembly Hall

    15:00 - 16:30
    Head back to the Assembly Hall for the final sessions of the day!

    VIP Dinner – Sponsored by 360 OM [Invite Only]

    18:00 - 20:00
    Join conference speakers and VIP guests for an exclusive 3 course meal at Home Restaurant.

    Conference Closing Party [Open to all Ticket Holders]

    20:00 - 23:00
    After 2-days of non-stop eCommerce learning, let your hair down at the big eComm Live Closing Party!

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