ERIE, PA – April 15, 2015 – Ecommerce Day is a one-day, info-packed interactive forum for anyone interested in growing a business using multiple channels. Discover how others who sell products and services online are achieving success. Find solutions, network & build relationships. Participate in focused discussions, Q&A panels, and educational breakout sessions led by industry experts.
Ecommerce Day is slated for 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 21, 2015, at the Ambassador Conference Center. Participants will hear from a fantastic lineup of over 20 speakers including regional ecommerce businesses, service providers and big brands like Zippo, eBay and UPS.
Participants will hear from a fantastic lineup of speakers from companies that include:
• EBay Enterprises
• Acoustic Sheep
• Claudine's Consignment
• And more!
Keynote speaker, Kris Jones
Kris Jones is the founder & former CEO of Pepperjam, which he sold to eBay in 2009. He’s an international speaker, digital entrepreneur, and best-selling author of SEO: Your Visual Blueprint for Effective Internet Marketing. During his presentation, "The Journey of Entrepreneurship and Digital Marketing," he'll talk about his own ecommerce successes and trials, and tips he's learned along the way.
“Participants won't have another chance to access this many ecommerce experts and topics in one place in this region again anytime soon,” said Cathy von Birgelen, executive director of the eMarketing Learning Center. “The companies involved include some of the biggest names in the US – it’s a huge opportunity for our region.”
Sponsors of the Regional Ecommerce Day include UPS, Return Logic, MacDonald Illig, VNet, YourErie, Tungsten Creative, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania, and the Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC). If you’re interested in becoming an event sponsor, please contact Cathy von Birgelen by phone at 814-898-6547, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register now at emarketinglearningcenter.org the event is only $99 and includes breakfast, lunch and full day of inspiration and connections.
About the eMarketing Learning Center and Ben Franklin Technology Partners
The eMarketing Learning Center (eMLC), operates an initiative of the Ben Franklin Venture Investment Forum, offers education and training programs designed to help businesses and working professional’s bridge skill gaps with emerging technologies for competitive advantage in the global marketplace. Training includes Internet, search engine and email marketing, social media and mobile marketing, web design and writing for the web. For more information, see http://www.emarketinglearningcenter.org.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners/CNP, an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority, provides investment capital, operational assistance, and entrepreneurial support to emerging tech-based companies and small, existing manufacturers for the purpose of creating and retaining jobs in Pennsylvania. For more information, see http://www.cnp.benfranklin.org.