eTail Canada Conference 2019 Releases Full Agenda

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By Retail Insider  

This year's eTail Canada Conference will be held May 7-9, 2019 in Toronto, and it has just released its full agenda as well as its informative 2019 Director’s Report which provides an overview of the industry. 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]

eTail Canada has been in operation since 1999, and this year more than 500 senior-level retail executives will meet to benchmark, network, and discuss the future of the industry. If you are seeking to develop a cutting-edge retail tech strategy or benefit from disruptive content and focused peer-to-peer networking, eTail Canada is an event you can't miss.

Click image to download etail Canada’s 2019 Director’s Report

Click image to download etail Canada’s 2019 Director’s Report

This year’s roster of speakers at eTail Canada includes some dynamic names working with companies such as Alibaba, Amazon, Best Buy, Canadian Tire, Loblaw, McDonald’s Metro, Staples Canada, Starbucks Canada, Walmart and several others.

Prominent speakers include: 

  • Mike Gettis, Founder and CEO of Canadian mattress-in-a-box brand Endy,

  • Carl Boutet, Lead for the Bensadoun Retail School of Management Lab at McGill University in Montreal,

  • Lee McCabe, VP of Alibaba Group North America,

  • Krista Collinson, VP of E-Commerce Merchandising at Walmart Canada,

  • Simon Rodrigue, SVP and CDO of Staples Canada,

  • Nancy Modrcin, VP of Marketing at Metro,

  • Chris Tarrant, VP, Store Development & Design at Starbucks Canada,

  • Matthew Cebulski, Head of Discovery and Partner Success at Loblaw Digital,

  • Alan Gertner, Managing Director of Hiku Brands and CRO of Canopy Growth Corporation,

  • Dan Park, Head of Uber Eats Canada,

  • Peter van Stolk, CEO of SPUD.ca,

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

Various presentations will also be engaging and interactive, including a ‘Tonight Show’ style panel titled ‘It’s Not Easy Being Green’ — the topic involves the cannabis industry, a hot topic with legalization in Canada. There will also be several problem-solving workshops and case studies, as well as roundtable discussions.

There will also be ‘fireside chats’ with a variety of topics, and even an ‘Ecomm Tech Dragons’ Den’ on May 9.

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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.

eTail Canada also recently published its 2019 Director’s Report, which discusses Canadian e-commerce in depth with fascinating facts and statistics, including project growth for the industry in this country. The report is a must read for those seeking an update on the industry, and it can be downloaded here.

eTail Canada is offering 20% off the current price for retailers when you register with code ETC19RI

In summary, and for more information on this year’s eTail Canada conference:

[eTail Canada Homepage]

[Download Agenda Here]

[eTail Canada 2019 Director’s Report]

And furthermore: [Register Here]

We look forward to seeing you there!


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