Speakers Announced for the 2014 eCommerce Conference

International and local industry experts confirmed for uAfrica.com’s eCommerce Conference later this year

June 11, 2014

International and Local Industry Experts Confirmed for uAfrica.com’s eCommerce Conference Later This Year

uAfrica.com, a leading South African eCommerce technology company, is proud to announce the speakers for the annual South African eCommerce Conference which will take place at Gallagher Convention Centre on the 4th September 2014. Leading international and local industry experts have been confirmed as guest speakers for the conference which will offer delegates a menu of eCommerce experience, insight, expertise and wisdom to tap into.

“The 2014 South African eCommerce Conference is an opportunity for anyone who wants to learn more about eCommerce in South Africa. Any business owner that is currently running any online retail, commerce activity or anyone planning to operate within the eCommerce space will gain valuable insight from local and international industry leaders,” said Andy Higgins, Managing Director of uAfrica.com.

The eCommerce Conference speakers hailing from all corners of the globe include: John Lawson (USA), author of “Kick Ass Social Commerce for E-prenuers” and founder of Colderice Media which is an eCommerce education, training and consultant agency; Brennan Loh (Canada), Head of Business Development at Shopify; Paul Greenberg (Australia), Executive Chairman and CEO of NORA, The Voice of New Retail in Australia; Warrick Godfrey (Ireland), Vertical Specialist in eCommerce for Facebook Sub-Sahara; Malvina Goldfeld (Israel), Head of Business Development Africa at PayPal; Luke Mckend (SA), Country Director of Google South Africa and Arthur Goldstuck (SA), Head of local leading technology research company, World Wide Worx.

Tech geek, Aki Anastasiou will guide delegates throughout the day as the Master of Ceremonies for the eCommerce Conference, introducing the international and local speakers who will cover the following topics:

  • The latest International trends in online and offline retail
  • South African Internet and eCommerce statistics
  • The rapid uptake of mobile commerce in Africa
  • Harnessing the opportunity around social commerce
  • Developments in online payments
  • The future of logistics and warehouse management solutions
  • Lessons from long standing experts in the local eCommerce industry
  • Case studies across these topics to showcase the learnings from major industry players

The eCommerce Conference will also provide a platform for the announcement of the uAfrica.com South African eCommerce Survey and Awards results. Categories for these industry accolades include:

South Africa’s Favourite eCommerce Website
Best eCommerce Store
Best Shopping Process
Best Customer Service
Best eCommerce Services Platform
Best Small eCommerce Business

To take part in the South African eCommerce Awards 2014 survey visit: http://www.ecommerceawards.co.za/win-an-ipad/

To register for the 2014 eCommerce Conference visit: http://www.ecommerceconference.co.za/

Join in the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #eComSA.