The Future of Digital Commerce & Consumer Shopping Forum

A BWG In-Person Full Day Event - NYC

Sep 27, 2022 8:00 am4:00 PM EDT

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An Exclusive In-Person Forum for Senior Digital, Global & eCommerce Focused Leaders

BWG's The Future of Digital Commerce & Consumer Shopping Forum encourages senior professionals to network & knowledge share with like-minded industry peers. Each session will be moderated by a BWG Connect professional to ensure that our panel sessions remain on topic and answer critical questions that the audience truly cares about.

Registrants are more than welcome to come and go throughout the day and all audience members will have the ability to ask live questions during all of the panels. Afterward, attendees will also have access to any of the panelists following the event. We're always open to making connections to others within our network as well. Come experience the BWG Community in-person!

BWG is proud to host this full day event to provide everyone with an excellent networking opportunity with like-minded industry professionals.

As always, there is no cost to join.

Event Agenda

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration, Complimentary Breakfast & Networking

9:00am - 9:45am - Control Online Marketplace Sales & Advertising to Increase ROI

10:00am - 10:45am - Building Your Brand to Scale- eCommerce Predictions Holiday Readiness

11:00am - 11:45am - Scaling Sustainable Amazon & Marketplace Growth

11:45am - 1:00pm - Complimentary Lunch & Networking Break

1:00pm - 1:45pm - How Not To Disappoint: Q4 Ecom Selling Strategies

2:00pm - 2:45pm - Leveraging Consumer Specific Imagery to Improve ROAS, Traffic, Conversions and Sales

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Best Practices to Launch & Drive New Product Momentum on Amazon

4:00pm - 6:00pm - Open Bar Happy Hour & Networking

Event Sponsors

Guest Speakers Include

Whitney Gibson LinkedIn

Partner | eControl Attorney

Whitney Gibson is a Partner and Chair at Vorys eControl, a company that provides comprehensive, end-to-end services to help businesses control online sales and position themselves for success. Whitney’s goal is to help brands navigate the online marketplace channel and maximize revenue. 

Aaron Conant LinkedIn

Co-Founder & Managing Director at BWG Connect

Aaron Conant is Co-Founder and Chief Digital Strategist at BWG Connect, a networking and knowledge sharing group of thousands of brands who collectively grow their digital knowledge base and collaborate on partner selection. Speaking 1x1 with over 1200 brands a year and hosting over 250 in-person and virtual events, he has a real time pulse on the newest trends, strategies and partners shaping growth in the digital space.

Nicole Reich LinkedIn

Co-founder and VP of Sales and Marketing at Retail Bloom

Nicole Reich is the Co-founder and Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Retail Bloom. Retail Bloom makes online marketplaces simpler for brands by utilizing technology and data to bridge the gap between businesses and customers. During her time at Saginaw Valley State University, she honed her skills with internships in entrepreneurship, sales, and international trade.

Tiffany Serbus-Gustaveson LinkedIn

Senior Digital Strategist at BWG Connect

BWG Connect provides executive strategy & networking sessions that help brands from any industry with their overall business planning and execution. BWG has built an exclusive network of 125,000+ senior professionals and hosts over 2,000 virtual and in-person networking events on an annual basis.

Jordan Brannon

Jordan Brannon LinkedIn

President at Coalition Technologies

Jordan Brannon is the President of Coalition Technologies, a top-rated SEO agency that provides expert services in digital marketing, advertising, development, and web design. Jordan’s expertise lies in digital strategy with more than 10 years of high-end professional experience in the marketing industry and several expert certificates.

Udayan Bose

Udayan Bose LinkedIn

Founder & CEO of NetElixir, Inc.

Udayan Bose is the Founder and CEO of NetElixir, a leading digital marketing agency that helps eCommerce businesses grow through established high-tech solutions. The company now operates out of Europe, North America, and South Asia and has connected over 600 retail and direct-to-consumer (DTC) clients with their customers. Udayan is also the Co-founder and Leader of NetElixir’s nonprofit foundation, The UDAAN Trust, which helps underprivileged girls in rural India secure permanent employment. 

Udayan is passionate about numbers, analytics, research, and sharing his knowledge on the latest marketing trends. He is also an Innovation Fellow at the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School.

Hayward Peirce LinkedIn

Technical Partner Advocate at Shopify

Hayward Peirce is a Technical Partner Advocate at Shopify, the leading all-in-one commerce platform for startups to high-growth businesses. As a member of the Shopify Partner Solutions team, Hayward works with the industry's leading eCommerce agencies to help them design, build, and maintain commerce solutions for some of the largest brands in the world. With typical solutioning discussions including anything from marketing automation to API integrations, Hayward has a breadth of knowledge on building successful solutions on Shopify, as well as about the wider eCommerce ecosystem.

Colin Marafko LinkedIn

Chief Marketing and E-Commerce Officer at The Marena Group

Colin has been the Chief Marketing & E-Commerce Officer at The Marena Group since 2019. Before that, he was the Vice President Consumer Marketing at Lansinoh Laboratories for 5 years.

Joseph Annunziato LinkedIn

Vice President of Sales at Vizit

Joe Annunziato is the Vice President of Sales with Vizit, a provider of predictive Visual AI analytics, where he leads the company's client partnership strategy, helping build relationships with the top-tier brands and partners that utilize Vizit’s Visual Brand Performance Platform. Joe came to Vizit with nearly a decade of sales experience at leading data analytics and research technology firms, including Zappi, Crimson Hexagon, and Akamai Technologies.

Greg Yeadon LinkedIn

Product Marketing Consultant at Vizit

Greg Yeadon is a Product Marketing Consultant with Vizit a provider of predictive Visual AI analytics. Recognized as the 2021 Path to Purchase Institute Ecommerce Innovator of the Year, Greg has over 15 years of brand, shopper marketing, ecommerce and innovation leadership experience having worked for Kadenwood, Clif Bar, 3M, Central Garden & Pet, and Edgewell Personal Care.

Tim Wilson LinkedIn

Chief Revenue Officer at ProductWind

Tim Wilson is the Chief Revenue Officer at ProductWind, an influencer marketing company that helps eCommerce brands generate instant momentum on their products. He leads all of ProductWind’s revenue in areas including sales and client success. As an experienced sales and business development professional, Tim has spent more than 14 years helping the world’s largest advertisers better understand how eCommerce impacts their businesses. His skills include retail, consumer products, digital strategy, and customer relationship management (CRM). 

Event Moderators

Whitney Gibson LinkedIn

Partner | eControl Attorney

Whitney Gibson is a Partner and Chair at Vorys eControl, a company that provides comprehensive, end-to-end services to help businesses control online sales and position themselves for success. Whitney’s goal is to help brands navigate the online marketplace channel and maximize revenue. 

Aaron Conant LinkedIn

Co-Founder & Managing Director at BWG Connect

Aaron Conant is Co-Founder and Chief Digital Strategist at BWG Connect, a networking and knowledge sharing group of thousands of brands who collectively grow their digital knowledge base and collaborate on partner selection. Speaking 1x1 with over 1200 brands a year and hosting over 250 in-person and virtual events, he has a real time pulse on the newest trends, strategies and partners shaping growth in the digital space.

Nicole Reich LinkedIn

Co-founder and VP of Sales and Marketing at Retail Bloom

Nicole Reich is the Co-founder and Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Retail Bloom. Retail Bloom makes online marketplaces simpler for brands by utilizing technology and data to bridge the gap between businesses and customers. During her time at Saginaw Valley State University, she honed her skills with internships in entrepreneurship, sales, and international trade.

Tiffany Serbus-Gustaveson LinkedIn

Senior Digital Strategist at BWG Connect

BWG Connect provides executive strategy & networking sessions that help brands from any industry with their overall business planning and execution. BWG has built an exclusive network of 125,000+ senior professionals and hosts over 2,000 virtual and in-person networking events on an annual basis.

Jordan Brannon

Jordan Brannon LinkedIn

President at Coalition Technologies

Jordan Brannon is the President of Coalition Technologies, a top-rated SEO agency that provides expert services in digital marketing, advertising, development, and web design. Jordan’s expertise lies in digital strategy with more than 10 years of high-end professional experience in the marketing industry and several expert certificates.

Udayan Bose

Udayan Bose LinkedIn

Founder & CEO of NetElixir, Inc.

Udayan Bose is the Founder and CEO of NetElixir, a leading digital marketing agency that helps eCommerce businesses grow through established high-tech solutions. The company now operates out of Europe, North America, and South Asia and has connected over 600 retail and direct-to-consumer (DTC) clients with their customers. Udayan is also the Co-founder and Leader of NetElixir’s nonprofit foundation, The UDAAN Trust, which helps underprivileged girls in rural India secure permanent employment. 

Udayan is passionate about numbers, analytics, research, and sharing his knowledge on the latest marketing trends. He is also an Innovation Fellow at the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School.

Hayward Peirce LinkedIn

Technical Partner Advocate at Shopify

Hayward Peirce is a Technical Partner Advocate at Shopify, the leading all-in-one commerce platform for startups to high-growth businesses. As a member of the Shopify Partner Solutions team, Hayward works with the industry's leading eCommerce agencies to help them design, build, and maintain commerce solutions for some of the largest brands in the world. With typical solutioning discussions including anything from marketing automation to API integrations, Hayward has a breadth of knowledge on building successful solutions on Shopify, as well as about the wider eCommerce ecosystem.

Colin Marafko LinkedIn

Chief Marketing and E-Commerce Officer at The Marena Group

Colin has been the Chief Marketing & E-Commerce Officer at The Marena Group since 2019. Before that, he was the Vice President Consumer Marketing at Lansinoh Laboratories for 5 years.

Joseph Annunziato LinkedIn

Vice President of Sales at Vizit

Joe Annunziato is the Vice President of Sales with Vizit, a provider of predictive Visual AI analytics, where he leads the company's client partnership strategy, helping build relationships with the top-tier brands and partners that utilize Vizit’s Visual Brand Performance Platform. Joe came to Vizit with nearly a decade of sales experience at leading data analytics and research technology firms, including Zappi, Crimson Hexagon, and Akamai Technologies.

Greg Yeadon LinkedIn

Product Marketing Consultant at Vizit

Greg Yeadon is a Product Marketing Consultant with Vizit a provider of predictive Visual AI analytics. Recognized as the 2021 Path to Purchase Institute Ecommerce Innovator of the Year, Greg has over 15 years of brand, shopper marketing, ecommerce and innovation leadership experience having worked for Kadenwood, Clif Bar, 3M, Central Garden & Pet, and Edgewell Personal Care.

Tim Wilson LinkedIn

Chief Revenue Officer at ProductWind

Tim Wilson is the Chief Revenue Officer at ProductWind, an influencer marketing company that helps eCommerce brands generate instant momentum on their products. He leads all of ProductWind’s revenue in areas including sales and client success. As an experienced sales and business development professional, Tim has spent more than 14 years helping the world’s largest advertisers better understand how eCommerce impacts their businesses. His skills include retail, consumer products, digital strategy, and customer relationship management (CRM). 

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Event Information

Sep 27, 2022 8:00 am - 4:00 PM EDT

Event format

Location
Midtown Manhattan, NYC
Event Details
Food & Drinks with networking opportunities for all that attend

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What is BWG Connect?

BWG Connect provides executive strategy & networking sessions that help brands from any industry with their overall business planning and execution. BWG has built an exclusive network of 125,000+ senior professionals and hosts over 2,000 virtual and in-person networking events on an annual basis.
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