The Rise of Alternative Payments & What it Means for Brands & Retailers in 2021

January 25, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST


Brands & retailers are becoming more reliant on their eCommerce presence and customer experiences on DTC websites have become a major focal point for empowering growth this year. Consumer shopping behavior has drastically changed over the past 12 months and the level of service that consumers demand is only going to increase over the course of 2021.

Join this discussion to learn how to guide new customers through the purchasing process & begin developing brand loyalty by delivering outstanding digital experiences all the way through checkout.

There is no cost to join. There are no Sales Pitches. No Service Providers.

This event is co-hosted by BWG Connect and Sezzle.

Discussion Topics

  • DTC eCommerce transaction trends & expectations for 2021
  • Rationalizing new payment options at checkout
  • The truth about the Buy Now Pay Later industry
  • Turning your checkout page into a conversion & retention tool
  • Leveraging digital payment options to complete a fully optimized customer journey

Event Partner

Guest Speakers

Paul Paradis

President at Sezzle

Paul is co-founder and President at Sezzle, a digital payment solution focused on financially empowering young consumers. Paul is a seasoned sales and marketing professional with over 14 years of experience in the fintech, retail, management consulting, medical device, and entertainment industries. He holds a BA in Political Science from Davidson College and an MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.

Event Moderator

Aaron Conant

Co-Founder at BWG Connect

Aaron Conant is Co-Founder and Managing Director of BWG Connect, a networking and knowledge sharing group used by thousands of brands to collectively grow their digital knowledge base and collaborate on partner selection. Speaking 1x1 with over 1600 brands a year and hosting over 150 in-person and virtual events, he has a real time pulse on the newest trends, strategies and partners shaping growth in the digital space.

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Event Information

January 25, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Event Format

Roundtable Layout
Featuring 20+ executives, where everyone can contribute, ask questions and learn from peers
On-Topic Discussions
Q&A format, moderated by BWG Connect with group interaction throughout
Make Connections
Opportunities to network before and after

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 Connect, in conjunction with BWG Strategy, 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.

In addition, BWG Connect provides free consultations & specializes in helping brands of all sizes with their eCommerce planning and execution. Our team has decades of experience related to the eCommerce & retail ecosystem, and will take the time to understand your goals so that we can help you build a winning strategy that is curated specifically for your business. We have had 1x1 conversations with over 3,000 brands and have a real-time pulse on what digital strategies are successful and why. This in-depth knowledge allows our team to operate on the cutting edge and provide our clients with best -in-class guidance on how to win in the digital world.
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