“Excellent event with loads of networking opportunities. Insite is definitely on my calendar for next year”
- Gordon Nugent, Harvey Norman
“To be able to hear from the likes of Google, eBay and Yahoo! in just a couple of hours is incredible. You guys put on a great line-up. Great event – well done!”
- Neil Thomas, ShopBot
“Thanks for the insightful day. It was VERY worthwhile for me and I got a ton of new ideas to implement.”
- Dhaval Patel, oo.com.au
“In just a few hours, we shared best practices with other online retailers, discussed the latest e-commerce trends and heard directly from key industry players. It was incredibly beneficial.”
- Neville Samuels, DungeonCrawl.com.au
Join us for ChannelAdvisor Insite on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the historical Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
ChannelAdvisor Insite, sponsored by eBay Australia, is a powerful half-day conference which provides an opportunity to engage with the top players in the Australian e-commerce market in one spot. Insite attendees can take advantage of many different opportunities to hear from experts in the online retail industry. For Melbourne Insite 2013, industry heavyweights will discuss current and upcoming trends, exchange best practices, learn about new products and other innovations, and receive expert-led training on ChannelAdvisor products and services. Speakers confirmed for this event include representatives from, eBay, Trade Me, Yahoo!7, eMitch and more.
|12:00-1:00 pm||Registration and Lunch (Sponsored by ShopBot.com.au)|
|1:00-1:30 pm||Opening Remarks and Welcome
Presenter: Mark Gray, managing director, APAC, ChannelAdvisor
|1:30-2:00 pm||eBay Presentation: Over the last few years, eBay has seen a surge in sales from mobile devices and tablets, particularly here in Australia. Learn how eBay is driving business on mobile and other initiatives in 2013!
Presenter: Brian Cottrell, channel manager, eBay Australia
|2:00-2:30 pm||The New Google Shopping: On February 13th Google will change their Google Shopping platform here in Australia and add Product Listing Ads with a cost per click component. These new changes could affect how your listings are displayed and the success of your business on Google.
Sam Clarke, professional services manager, ChannelAdvisor
Ian Tilson, senior account manager, ChannelAdvisor
|2:45-3:15 pm||Tea and Coffee Break|
|3:15-3:45 pm||Trade Me and Cross Border Trade Opportunities:
With more than 3 million members, Trade Me is the largest marketplace in New Zealand. Learn why it makes sense to sell your products across the ditch and how Trade Me can build your cross border trade business in 2013!
Presenter: Craig Jordan, head of marketplace, Trade Me New Zealand
|3:45-4:15 pm||Taking Advantage of Multi-Channel Marketing:
As the world gets smaller and margins tighten, it is important for retailers to understand the challenges and opportunities with going multi-channel. ChannelAdvisor expert, Aidan McGaughey will share best practices in how Australian retailers can get their goods onto more channels efficiently and profitably.
Presenter: Aidan McGaughey, Sales Manager, Australia
|4:15-5:00 pm||Search Driven Social Commerce Panel:
Many retailers are harnessing the power of social media to drive brand awareness and sales, but how can retailers utilise Search and Targeting to increase conversions and awareness? Expert panellists from Yahoo!7 and eMitch will share how their businesses are driving brand awareness forward and answer questions from the audience.
Panellists: Yahoo!7, eMitch
Moderator: Ryan Snider, Senior E-commerce Specialist
|5:00-5:30 pm||Closing Remarks/Questions/Feedback|
|5:30 pm onwards||Insite Networking Drinks – Jim Stynes Room|
Location: Jim Stynes Room, Level 2, Olympic Stand, MCG, Brunton Avenue, Richmond, VIC
Travel: Conveniently located in the heart of Melbourne, MCG is easily accessible via public transportation.
Networking Drinks: Take advantage of this valuable networking opportunity with industry leaders.
MCG Tours: Why not arrive early and do a MCG Tour, to relive great sporting memories at this historic stadium and at the National Sports Museum. Tours take approximately 75 minutes. For tour costs, please visit the MCG Tour page.