eCommerce Town Hall: Platform, Products and Marketing

Join us at our group's inaugural event, the eCommerce Town Hall, where you will have the unique opportunity to meet some of the most experienced professionals in eCommerce! 

If you are creating an online business for the first time, are currently running an eCommerce site, are a seasoned professional, or are looking to simply connect with other professionals in Vancouver, then join us on Thursday June 12, 2014 from 6 - 8pm at Mobify HQ - 3rd Floor, 948 Homer St. 

What is an eCommerce Town Hall? 
A chance for the eCommerce Vancouver community to participate in an open discussion and access some of our city's brightest minds in eCommerce, including speakers from Shopify, Mobify, and Herschel Supply Company. 

Roundtable Panel
Lynsey Thornton, Director of UX Research at Shopify 
Luke Starbuck, Director of Demand Generation at Mobify
Linda Bustos, Director of eCommerce Research at Elastic Path 
Mya Gupta, Online Manager at Herschel Supply Company 
P.J. Worsfold, Vice President at ShoeMe.ca

Format 
6:00pm - Check-in and networking 
6:30pm - Presentations start 
7:30pm - Q&A, General discussion 

Cost 
This event is completely free of charge. We only ask that you please update your RSVP if you are not able to make it. 

Follow the event and interact with us live by using: #eComVan

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  • james

    I hope it was a great to have a open discussion with ecommerce community. Am eagely waiting to put up together and have a another meet about to discuss ecommerce & ecommerce autions. http://www.uniecommerce.com/products/uni-ecart.html

    October 29

  • Stacelynn

    Had a lovely evening, thanks again! I second Jen that interactivity would be great at the next event. I'd love to know who else is in attendance and perhaps hear a 30sec intro from everyone so that we can connect with them more. Yes, it takes time but is a fantastic way to build a real community and get the most out of an event. The wealth of experience and knowledge in the room was ah-mazing - let's really tap into it and get people talking to each other! See you at the next one...

    June 13

  • Jen P.

    Thank for setting this up & looking forward to the next event. You put together a strong panel, and the hosting was well done!

    In the future, I'd love to see some 'roundtable discussion' meetup events spawn from the question/answer portion of the town hall. Perhaps retailers, vendor solutions & industry experts could share their insight/creative solutions/product offerings. While these events may be slightly smaller (as specific topics are likely to appeal to a subset of the meetup members), this would allow for conversation & sharing.

    Please message me if you're looking for behind-the-scenes support :)

    3 · June 13

    • Steve K.

      Thanks for coming out and for the great feedback, Jen. Our goal is to definitely keep conversations flowing as organic as possible. Are you suggesting that there should be more opportunities for the audience to participate within these discussions?

      Feel free to contact me directly through here: http://www.meetup.com...­

      Would love to chat more.

      June 13

  • Elim K.

    Great event! Thanks for hosting & opening up the conversation in Vancouver.

    2 · June 13

    • Josh L.

      You're welcome, Elim! Glad you enjoyed it. If you have any feedback or suggestions, hit us up on Twitter @ecomvan

      June 13

  • Steve K.

    Thanks to everyone who attended, presented, and engaged in discussion! I hope everyone had a great time. Hope to see you again in August.

    2 · June 13

  • Luke S.

    Thanks to everyone who came, and especially for the many excellent questions which prompted some really insightful discussion. Learned lots!

    3 · June 13

  • Francis P.

    Thanks to all the panelists, attendees and volunteers! It was a really insightful and pleasant evening. All the Best.

    2 · June 13

  • Josh L.

    Follow the event this Thursday and ask or comment on the discussion. The panel would love to hear from you. https://twitter.com/eComVan/status/476075269497700352

    2 · June 9

  • Luke S.

    Really looking forward to some great ecomm discussion at this event!

    4 · May 24

  • Patrick S.

    Danny & I from LemonStand will be there. We're looking forward to the panel talk and saying hi to the other ecomm experts in the city.

    4 · May 23

  • Josh L.

    P.J. Worsfold, Vice President of ShoeMe.ca is showing up for our panel!

    3 · May 21

  • Pamela

    Looking forward to meet you all!

    1 · May 21

  • Roy

    This looks like a great event!

    1 · May 19

  • Josh L.

    We just added Mya Gupta from Herschel Supply Company!

    2 · May 15

  • Francis P.

    Nice lineup!

    2 · May 15

  • Ali T.

    Vancouver was missing such a group for a long time. I am going to start promoting this group on our FB and Tw. Looking forward to see you all soon.

    3 · May 7

Our Sponsors

  • The Jibe

    The Jibe is an ecommerce web development agency situated in Vancouver.

  • The Status Bureau

    The Status Bureau is an online marketing company in Gastown.

  • DigiBC

    DigiBC represents our province's digital industries.

  • O'Reilly

    Members receive up to 50% off ebooks and videos on shop.oreilly.com.

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