Some of the best ways to learn and to grow in sales is through networking.  Here you can advance in business by making connections with others – and then listening to some of the experts that have mastered aspects of FBA selling on Amazon. Going to Amazon conferences is therefore important but knowing which ones to attend is hard.  

There are so many events out there that it is difficult to know where to spend money and time. Here is a list of the best 20 conferences for Amazon sellers in 2019. You can capture videos of the past conferences by visiting the website.

1. Sellercon

  • Time: June 21st-23rd – be aware this is an annual conference
  • Country: US
  • Location: MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, NV
  • About the conferences:  This is a conference for Amazon Sellers. If you sell on Amazon or work for a company that sells on Amazon, then you need to attend SellerCon. You’ll learn the latest and best strategies for growing your sales on this fast-changing platform.
  • Speaker: John Mackey (Founder of Whole Foods), Sara Blakely (Founder of SPANX), Dave Asprey (Founder of Bulletproof), and more.
  • Cost: The conference has past but you can view materials online.

2. The Prosper Show

  • Time: March – be aware this is an annual conference
  • Country: US
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Centre
  • About the conferences:  This is a conference for Amazon Sellers and eCommerce professionals. It is for those who hope to increase sales online – with a trade show and some pre-show workshops. Workshops include such focus as: how to build a successful video strategy on Amazon; how to use crowdsourcing to launch a successful private label brand and click funnels for eCommerce sellers.
  • Speaker: The main speaker is Michael Gerber, who has been described as the world’s number 1 small business guru. He is an expert in the small business coaching industry.
  • Cost: The conference has past but you can view materials online.

3. Sellers Summit

  • Time: 5.15.2019 – 5.17.2019
  • Country: US
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • About the conferences: Describe as “more like an intense 2-day workshop” and the “ultimate ecommerce learning experience”.  The aim of the conference is to learn how to run your own successful business. It is based on practical strategies that have been proven to work, including how to find profitable products, improve your Amazon sales and implement the most up-to-date strategies – and more.
  • Speaker: The host is Steve Choi who is the founder of mywifequitherjob.com and other eCommerce sites. Other speakers are successful Amazon sellers, including the CEO of Jungle Scout, Greg Mercer.
  • Cost: All-Access Pass is $999

4. ASD Market Week

  • Time: July 28-31
  • Country: US
  • Location: Las Vegas Convention Center
  • About the conferences: ASD is ultimately a place for buyers will a generous open to buy budget and purchasing intent to interact with sellers.  It is a great way to grow your customer base.  However, there are other reasons to attend, including steps for selling smarter.
  • Speaker: SourceDirect
  • Cost: Contact ASD for details
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5. IRCE

  • Time: June 25th – 28th 2019
  • Country: US
  • Location: McCormick Place West, Chicago
  • About the conferences: There are a whole host of workshops across three days.  e-Commerce technology workshop; fulfillment, operations and customer service; marketing proven winners and omnichannel leadership, and more.
  • Speaker: Dave Gilboa co-founder and Co-CEO Warby Parker
  • Cost: start from $129

6. eTail West/ eTail East

eTail East

  • Time: August 19 – 22, 2019
  • Country: US
  • Location: The Sheraton, Boston
  • About the conferences:  This must-attend event draws together some of the best online retailers, offering an opportunity to learn from peers about the best ways to succeed.
  • Speaker:  John Mulliken is the CTO from Wayfair.  He leads on software development, infrastructure, technology innovation and more.
  • Cost: Four days pass $1149 early bird and $2299 full price

eTail West

  • Time: February 19 – 22, 2019
  • Country: US
  • Location: JW Marriot, Palm Springs, CA
  • About the conferences: The eTail West event is a gathering of some of the top minds in online retail.  The conference promises no egos or hard sells, just a huge number of strategies to takeaway.
  • Speaker: The key speaker s Noam Paransjy from SVP Digital.  His topic is ‘Exploring Digital Transformation’
  • Cost: Four day pass $1149 early bird and $2299 full price

7. MIDWEST E-COM Conference

  • Time: July 19th-20th 2019
  • Country: US
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • About the conferences: The event aims to help eCommerce sellers – on Amazon and more – to learn new tactics that will grow their business.  You will learn what has changed about online retail and use the experience of successful sellers.
  • Speaker: Expert speakers include Travis Barrett, Steph Nissen (Director of Digital at Atomic Revenue) and Ashlin Hadden (owner of Ashlin Hadden Insurance)
  • Cost: General Admission $315
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8. Shoptalk

  • Time: MARCH 22-25 2019
  • Country: US
  • Location:Venetian in Las Vegas
  • About the conferences: The world’s largest retail conference, attended by over 8000 sellers, this is the industries most energizing conference.  The main aim of the conference is to build a community of retailers.
  • Speaker: The top speakers are yet to be confirmed but they promise to be the industry specialists and leaders.
  • Cost: Early bird registration is $2950, with standard ticket price being $4500.

9. Rocky Mountain

  • Time: June 1 – 2 2019
  • Location: Denver Colorado
  • About the conferences:  The Rocky Mountain aCommerce Summit is set in dramatic country with top seller experts to guide your eCommerce business to greater success.  The most important facet of the conference is networking, meeting many, many other resellers.
  • Speaker: Eddie Levine, the president and co-founder of Wholesale Breakthrough; Casey Gauss, CEO of Viral Launch and Anna Hill, an eCommerce seller and CPA – amongst many others.
  • Cost: $449

10. eCommerce Expo

  • Time: 25th – 26th September 2019
  • Country: UK
  • Location: Olympia, London
  • About the conferences:  The event promises to be a single destination for all digital marketing and eCommerce needs.  The conference covers the entire breadth of eCommerce, from technology to marketing. There is expected to be up to 15000 visitors and close to 300 exhibitors.
  • Speaker: SMark Howley, COO, Publicis Media. Chris Hirst, CEO, Havas Creative and more.
  • Cost: Price not yet released – check out the website for more information
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11. Internet Retailing Expo

  • Time: 1-2 April 2020 – option available now to pre-register for 2020 – presentations from the head speakers available online.
  • Country: UK
  • Location: NEC Birmingham
  • About the conferences: The conference focused on the full eCommerce experience.  The sessions include Digital Payments Theatre; Omnichannel Experience Workshops and more.
  • Speaker: Henrik Bjergegaard, VP of Sales, Queue-it, Richard Blanchard
  • Director , Transaction Partnership and more.
  • Cost: Free to attend, just register with the website

12. Shop.org

  • Time: JULY 22-24, 2019
  • Country: US
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • About the conferences:  The conference aims to draw the brilliant minds behind eCommerce together to help find new ways of defining the boundaries of retail.  The people involved at Shop.org have many years of experience in online retail and built a massive community of sellers together to break through conventional thinking.
  • Speaker: Carrie Bienkowski, CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER of PEAPOD LLC. Mike Carmody, DIRECTOR OF PAID SEARCH of SAATVA MATTRESS.
  • Cost: Participation in the premium Start-up zone costs $3000 with a limited 50 places available

13. Webwinkel Vakdagen

  • Time: 29 and 30th January 2020 
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Location: Utrecht
  • About the conferences: The conference focused on leading in digital commerce.  It included professionals from some of the top companies across the globe – focused on all the most relevant and important issues in online retail.  The 2018 event enjoyed over 13000 visitors, 270 exhibitors and more than 200 lectures and keynotes.  You can view all the presentations online now.
  • Speaker: There were many speakers.  
  • Cost: Cost for 2020 yet to be released.
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14. TDC

  • Time: 26TH FEBRUARY 2019 
  • Country: UK
  • Location: Westminster, London
  • About the conferences: The conference focused on the leaders and heroes of the eCommerce sector.  The idea behind the conference is to immersive yourself in thought leaders in online retail.  The sessions included focus on delivery, customer experience, cross border trade, logistics and supply chain strategy.
  • Speaker: Key speakers included Sir Ian Cheshire, chairman from Debenhams, Dino Rocos, Operations Director from John Lewis and Alastair Stirling from Google.
  • Cost: Future events have yet to be announced.

15. E-Commerce Berlin EXPO

  • Time: 13th February 2020
  • Country: Germany
  • Location: Berlin
  • About the conferences: The conference promises the entirety of eCommerce in one place.  The conference has more than 5000 visitors, 35 expert presentations and over 150 exhibitors.
  • Speaker: The speakers from 2018 included Tina Nord from Zelando, Ben Harmanus, Stefan Blumenthal, and many more, with 2020 speakers yet to be announced.  You can see highlights from the 2019 show online.
  • Cost: Prices for 2020 have yet to be announced.

16. Savant Events

  • Time: 8th-9th  May 2019
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Location: Amsterdam
  • About the conferences: Savant eCommerce Series offer annual events across Europe.  This upcoming conference is for advanced players in eCommerce and omnichannel retailing.  They describe themselves at high-end boutique conferences.  This year the focus is on customer centricity in the digital revolution.
  • Speaker: Keynote speakers include Glenn Abell, Vice President at Lego, Daniel Gebler, CTO at Picnic and Damien Poelhekke, MD from made.com.
  • Cost: 599 euros
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17. eCommerce Summit

  • Time: 20 – 21 May 2019
  • Country: Spain
  • Location: Pullman Hotel, Barcelona
  • About the conferences: This is an exclusive, invitation only conference for retailers and brands.  There will be a sharing of knowledge and a chance to network with peers.  There will be no suppliers and sales pitches – it is a focus purely on the European market and topics such as Fashion and Lifestyle, consumer electronics, home and living and food and care.
  • Speaker: Anthony Long from Kimberley-Clark Corp.; Carolina Agudo from Havaianas and Milo Patiniott from Heineken and many more.
  • Cost: Retailers and brands can join for free

18. Show Madrid

  • Time: 29-30 OCTUBRE 2019
  • Country: Spain
  • Location: Madrid
  • About the conferences:  It aims to bring together leaders of eCommerce and Digital marketing – encouraging the analysis of trends; acquisition of new knowledge and networking.  There will be focus on Black Friday, the Marketplace and an AI show – amongst others.
  • Speaker: Keynote speakers include: Andy Stalman, known as Mr Branding; Aquilino Pena, the founding partner at Kibo Ventures and Ben Bartsch from Porsche; among many others.
  • Cost: entrance to the exhibition hall is 25 euros per day

19. Imagine

  • Time: May 13-15
  • Country: US
  • Location: Las Vegas
  • About the conferences: With 3500 attendees from over 60 countries; 150 speakers and over 100 sessions – this is one of the biggest conferences on the eCommerce space.  The Imagine conference attracts the biggest innovators.  There will be chance to network with key merchants, partners and developers.
  • Speaker: Gary Vaynerchu– CEO of VaynerMedia and Chairman of VaynerX.
  • Cost: Online booking closed – contact the organizers to see if there is chance of tickets on the day.  Highlights will be available on the website.
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21. NRF

  • Time: JANUARY 11-14 2020, with recaps from the 2019 conference available on the website.
  • Country: US
  • Location: New York City
  • About the conferences:  This is retail’s biggest conference with 38k attendees, 16k retailers, 7.5k companies, more than 800 exhibitors – all from 99 countries around the world. Check out the highlights from the 2019 conference online to get a taste of what you might expect in 2020.
  • Speaker: Marvin Ellison, President & Chief Executive Officer of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Heidi Zak, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of ThirdLove.
  • Cost: Cost for 2020 has yet to be confirmed.  You can sign up for updates on the 2020 conference on the website.

22. JOD Summit

  • Time: March 8-10, 2019
  • Country: US
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • About the conferences: The aim of the conference is to turn your life into a passive income machine.  In short, how to take a small amount of money and make it work for you, without you having to work too hard at all.  This is commonly known as living the dream!  If you want to network sooner, you can sign up for a cooperative product sourcing trip to China of the JOD Facebook page.
  • Speaker: TBC
  • Cost: $797

Overall

These conferences of the past and future show just how much expertise exists in the eCommerce sector.  There is no point in learning lessons the hard way, through loss and pain, when there are people willing to guide you to success using their expertise and wisdom.

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