eTail Canada Conference Releases Full Agenda

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This year's eTail Canada conference will be held May 15-17, 2018 in Toronto, and it has just released its full agenda as well as an industry white paper. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Toronto, located at 370 King Street West in the heart of Toronto’s vibrant Entertainment District.  [Register Here]

About 73% of eTail Canada’s 2018 speaker roster will be new, and eTail also welcomes back its impressive alumni speakers. New to the program include talks from experts working with companies including Amazon, Hudson's Bay Company, Walmart, Starbucks, Casper, Article, Best Buy, MEC, Aldo, Sephora, and many others. 

Prominent keynote speakers include: 

  • Rochelle Ezekiel, Vice President, Marketing-North America for the Hudson’s Bay Company,
  • Andrew Turner, General Manager of Softlines at
  • Daryl Porter, VP of Omni-channel and Online Grocery at Walmart Canada, and
  • Duncan Blair, Director of Marketing at Vancouver-based online furniture retailer Article, which is growing rapidly. 

There will be plenty of other speakers from some of the most recognized companies in retail [Download the Full List Here

Various presentations will also be engaging and interactive, even including ‘Tonight Show’ style and fireside chats — this will no doubt be a fun year to attend eTail Canada. There will be ‘best in class’ awards that will be held on Tuesday, May 15, and nominations end on March 9, 2018. 

There will be plenty of networking opportunities as well — eTail Canada notes that there is value from the face-to-face opportunities at the conference. There’s a 60% retailer ratio that’s protected, with more than 400 retailers anticipated to attend. 

eTail Canada also recently published a white paper that can be downloaded here. The eCommerce Innovation Briefing includes some in-depth discussion on retail innovation, and even a discussion about real estate. Canadian firms such as Hudson’s Bay Company and SPUD are included, as well as international success stories such as Walmart, Zillow and Casper.

 eTail Canada is offering 20% off the current price for retailers when you register with code ETC18RI. 

To download the full schedule — [Download eTail Canada 2018 schedule]

For more information on this year’s eTail Canada conference:

[eTail Canada Homepage]

[Download Agenda Here]

[eCommerce Innovation Briefing report]

And furthermore: [Register Here]


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