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Must-Attend Ecommerce Business and Platform Conferences in 2018

Running an ecommerce store is a cumbersome task, especially when you are out of ideas to reinvent yourself. Ecommerce experts suggest that it is essential for online stores to stay abreast of the latest strategies in order to stay in the game.

Reading latest books on the topic, following competitors, and listening to experts are just a few of the most effective ideas to grow your online sales. The best one, however, is to attend live events where you get to interact directly with the experts and share your problems.

Here’s a list of must-attend ecommerce events and conferences that are set to either address the pain points of the ecommerce industry or discuss the changes in trends and the upcoming technologies. Additionally, others are application related events including meetups and community gatherings of WooCommerce, Prestashop, Drupal, and Magento in 2018.

Who Are These Events For?

The list of events is for people who are linked to the ecommerce store with the following roles:

  • Digital marketing professionals and managers
  • Chief content and marketing officers
  • Search engine marketing and optimization professionals
  • Content marketers and producers
  • Social media marketers and managers
  • Affiliate marketers
  • Ecommerce managers and directors

Ecommerce Events and Conferences in 2018

January

February

  • Event Name: E-commerce Berlin
  • Event Date: 15 Feb
  • Location: Palm Springs, US
  • Event Name: eTail West
  • Event Date: 26 Feb
  • Location: Palm Springs, US

March

April

May

June

July

September

October

Magento Events and Conferences in 2018

January

  • Event Name: eCommCon
  • Event Date: 30 Jan
  • Location: England, UK

February

  • Event Name: MagentoLive*
  • Event Date: 22-23 Feb
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Event Name: Mage Titans
  • Event Date: 15 Feb
  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico

April

  • Event Name: Seamless
  • Event Date: 15-16 Apr
  • Location: Dubai

May

  • Event Name: Meet Magento
  • Event Date: 25-25 May
  • Location: Venice, Italy
  • Event Name: RBTE
  • Event Date: 02 May
  • Location: Olympia, London

July

  • Event Name: OSCON 2018
  • Event Date: 16-19 July
  • Location: Portland, US

September

October

*MagentoLive Events:

MagentoLive conferences are an extension of the Imagine Ecommerce and trade event. These are held annually at multiple locations globally. To view the entire list you can visit MagentoLive website.

WooCommerce Events in 2018

October

WordCamp Events

WordCamps are community-organized events that discuss everything related to WordPress from core development concepts to Ecommerce Platforms such as WooCommerce. These are great for Ecommerce business owners who are looking for new ideas and ways to grow their network.

June

March

You can check out the entire list at WordCamp central.

Drupal Events in 2018

April

Prestashop Events in 2018

June

Attending such events are sure to help and improve the prospects of your business while growing your network. So start making the necessary arrangements and get ready to make the most out of them. To get a head start, find out how Managed Cloud Hosting can fit your ecommerce needs like a glove.

If I’ve missed any event that you think should be added, let me know in the comment section below.

Sajjad Shahid :Sajjad is an Ecommerce Community Expert at Cloudways. He loves helping out Ecommerce store owners, merchants and marketers in establishing their businesses and startups. Sajjad enjoys playing table tennis and cricket over the weekend.