Commerce+, hosted by Shopify Plus

The Times Center October 17th, 2018

An exclusive, curated industry gathering to identify & discuss disruptive ideas that are shaping the future of commerce – without the bullsh*t.

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About

Part industry conference, part executive offsite – Commerce+ is where disruptors from the world’s fastest growing, top-tier brands immerse themselves in the latest insights & innovations in an intimate setting alongside like-minded peers.

Over a single day in the heart of NYC, vetted leaders will come together to forge authentic connections, engage in meaningful collaboration, and share insightful dialogue on the ever-evolving future of commerce.

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TheTimesCenter

242 W 41st St, New York, NY

Date

Oct 17th, 2018, 9AM-6:30PM

Price

$687+tax

Speakers

Rich Fulop

Founder & CEO

Brooklinen

Berly Isaak

Head of Global Marketing

LeSportsac

Harley Finkelstein

COO

Shopify

Karla Gallardo

CEO & Founder

Cuyana

Ben Kaufman

Head of Commerce

BuzzFeed

Melissa Grillo

VP Platform

Forerunner Ventures

David Heath

CEO

Bombas

Elizabeth Segran

Staff Writer

Fast Company

Daniel Beauchamp

Head of VR and AR

Shopify

Cheryl Kaplan

President

M. Gemi

Ryan Walker

Founder

HORNE

Luke Droulez

CMO

Parachute

Seb Mills

IT Director

Gymshark

Joanna Griffiths

CEO

Knixwear

Tom Montgomery

Co-founder

Chubbies

Matt Scanlan

CEO

Naadam

Uri Minkoff

CEO

Rebecca Minkoff

Agenda

9:00 - 10:00am

Breakfast & Registration

10:00 - 10:50am

Solving for Scale

From hiring & culture to funding & global expansion, a conversation on ‘all things scale’ with these fast-growing D2C brands.

Moderator: Melissa Grillo, VP Platform, Forerunner Ventures

Panelists: Rich Fulop, CEO, Brooklinen, Patrick Herning, CEO, Honoré, David Heath, CEO, Bombas

10:50 - 11:25am

Reinventing the Wheel in 2019

Following the lifecycle of innovative product development, from idea to launch.

Moderator: Darrell Etherington, Shopify

Panelists: Ben Kaufman, Head of Commerce, BuzzFeed, Joanna Griffiths, CEO, Knixwear

11:25 - 12:00pm

Redefining Retail

A discussion on innovative ways technology is used to enhance the customer experience both on and offline.

Speakers: Harley Finkelstein, COO, Shopify, Uri Minkoff, CEO, Rebecca Minkoff

12:00 - 1:15pm

Lunch

1:15 - 1:50pm

Augmenting Retail

Unpacking what the latest developments in AR + VR mean for the commerce of tomorrow, and how you can begin experimenting with this technology today.

Moderator: Daniel Beauchamp, Head of AR, Shopify

Speaker: Ryan Walker, Founder, HORNE

1:50 - 2:35pm

Cultivating Customer Loyalty

How a clear mission & focused experience can forge authentic and lasting relationships with your target audience.

Moderator: Liz Segran, Fast Company

Panelists: Karla Gallardo, CEO, Cuyana,Cheryl Kaplan, CEO, M. Gemi,Matt Scanlan, CEO, Naadam

2:35 - 3:05pm

Break

3:05 - 3:20pm

Inspiration for innovation: leveling up your digital strategy

Use cases on how you can level up your brand’s ecommerce strategy now.

Speaker: Steve Haase, Head of Solutions Engineering, Shopify Plus

3:20pm - 3:50pm

From URL to IRL: Connecting with Customers Offline

How brands are disrupting the traditional brick & mortar model and designing future store experiences.

Moderator: Amy Hufft, VP Brand and Communications, Shopify

Panelists: Luke Droulez, CMO, Parachute, Stephanie Maes, VP Retail, Adore Me

3:50 - 4:30pm

Going Global

Discussion on approaching growth in new markets.

Moderator: Hana Abaza, Head of Marketing, Shopify Plus

Panelists: Berly Isaak, Head of Global Marketing, LeSportSac, Seb Mills, IT Director, Gymshark, Tom Montgomery, Co-founder, Chubbies

4:30 - 6:30pm

Cocktail Reception & Networking

An exclusive commerce event.

Commerce+ is an invite-only event. We would love to hear from you if you would like to attend. Apply below and our team will follow-up shortly. Tickets are $687+tax.

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