It doesn’t matter if you’re a CMO who wants the best eCommerce website development in the business or a full-service agency that offers Magento development and complete eCommerce solutions. Either way, you won’t want to miss MagentoLive Europe. Find out what MagentoLive is all about, get excited about the speakers, and learn why IronPlane can’t wait to connect with you at this major fall 2018 event.
What Is MagentoLive?
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MagentoLive Europe is Magento’s newest annual event, scheduled for Oct. 8-10, 2018. Although the eCommerce platform has already hosted successful events in other European locations like Germany, France, and the United Kingdom, this major new event is designed to bring Magento users and developers from throughout the region together in Barcelona, Spain.
This Barcelona event is slated to be the eCommerce solutions provider’s biggest and best European event yet. After all, Magento ranks as the d aims to continue expanding its presence across the continent. On top of winning the Forrester Award this year, Magento Commerce was named the leading commerce solution in Internet Retailer’s annual Top 1000 and 500 ranking of top-selling online retailers for the sixth consecutive year. By connecting business owners and software development experts alike, MagentoLive Europe has the potential to take the world of eCommerce to new heights.
What You Can’t Miss at MagentoLive
Although MagentoLive Europe lasts for just three days, the agenda is packed with speakers, workshops, networking opportunities, and special events you won’t want to miss. So what should you add to your calendar first?
Even if your schedule is already full, you can’t miss the keynote speaker, Shantanu Narayen. As the CEO of Adobe, Shantanu has incredible experience on both the development and management side of the equation. His talk on tech innovation and shifting Adobe from desktop software to a cloud platform is bound to be a goldmine of both anecdotes and actionable steps.
If you’re curious to learn more about how Magento can support your entrepreneurial endeavors, you won’t want to miss Bruce Dickinson’s talk either. As Iron Maiden’s lead singer and a creative entrepreneur, Bruce has plenty of marketing gold to share. For an executive perspective on eCommerce solutions, startup fundraising, and growth strategies, don’t miss Mark Lavelle’s talk. As the SVP of commerce and digital business for Magento Commerce, Mark has over two decades of experience building businesses in the digital space.
To get key insights into Magento and eCommerce website development from a marketing standpoint, don’t miss Michelle Beeson’s talk. As an analyst for Forrester, Michelle is an expert in consumer behavior, European retail, and digital technology.
You’ll also get key product development takeaways from talks by Jason Woosley and Kathleen Claes. As the SVP of product and technology for Magento Commerce, Jason knows both delivery and execution as well as how to scale effectively. As the director of EMEA sales for Magento Commerce, Kathleen is a product development pro with sales experience across the continent.
MagentoLive Breakout Sessions
Throughout Tuesday and Wednesday, the primary conference days for MagentoLive, you’ll find a total of nine breakout sessions on the agenda. Featuring everything from case studies and best practices to product reviews and technical insights, these breakout sessions offer ample value to every attendee.
While you won’t be able to attend every simultaneous breakout session, you can easily choose the one that best meets your goals. Browse tracks for technical experts and development professionals, businesses and executives, growth strategies, product reviews, and several more to find the right one for your team.
MagentoLive Networking Events
Like all of the best conferences and industry events, MagentoLive doesn’t stop with keynote talks and breakout sessions. The agenda also includes numerous opportunities for networking with keynote speakers, Magento development experts, and fellow executives. From breakfast and lunch networking to talking with Magento developers at the Sponsors Marketplace, you’ll find that it’s easy to connect with everyone on your list.
No matter how much networking you’ve gotten under your belt, however, you won’t want to miss the MagentoLive Europe evening event. Mark your calendar for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, for a memorable evening.
What CMOs and Executives Can Get From MagentoLive
If you’re a CMO, a startup founder, or a Fortune 500 executive, you might not think you could gain much from attending a conference hosted by an eCommerce platform. While the technical tracks might not appeal to business leaders, the conference offers plenty of value to executives looking for global growth and innovative eCommerce strategies.
Startup founders can get eCommerce inspiration from attending breakout sessions in the growth strategy track, while Fortune 500 executives can learn about effective eCommerce solutions by attending breakout sessions in the business or B2B track. Similarly, CMOs can find out how and why to pursue Magento development by listening in on breakout sessions in the case studies track. To make direct connections with Magento agencies, executives and founders can network with developers and full-service providers between sessions or in the marketplace.
Why IronPlane Is Attending MagentoLive
For full-service agencies like IronPlane, attending MagentoLive is a must. Naturally, it’s the ideal place for our team to connect with yours and learn more about your eCommerce challenges and goals in a friendly environment. Our team has tons of information at the ready to help you understand how we can drive results with Magento development, hosting, and support. While we can’t quite do eCommerce website development on the spot, we’ll be ready to follow up as soon as we’re back in the office.
As a team of developers at the top of our game, we’re also looking forward to sharing our latest Magento tops and tricks with colleagues, getting to know the latest best practices, and digging into case studies that highlight how best to use Magento. From taking our skills to the next level to connecting with new clients, the IronPlane team can’t wait to make the most of MagentoLive Europe.
Whether you’re planning to attend MagentoLive or you can’t make it but still want to connect, IronPlane can answer all of your eCommerce website development questions. Book an appointment to consult about anything from Magento development and hosting to eCommerce solutions and support.