It's already February which means the events in the ecommerce and Magento worlds are starting to ramp up. In 2017 ecommerce and Magento events are in abundance, with so many to attend throughout the industry, it can be hard to keep track of what’s going on and where.
Just within the Magento community, there are a grip of events happening throughout the world from Magento Imagine, to the various Magento Lives as well as the independently organised Meet Magento events. Those are even before including any developer events!
To keep things simpler for you, we’ve listed out some key events happening throughout Europe and the Middle East to add to your calendar. We’ve even included a free event calendar download so you can easily embed it to your personal diary.
Here are some of the key events in the ecommerce and Magento ecosystems taking place this year:
2nd – Ecommerce Expo Berlin
This year’s German Ecommerce Expo includes speakers such as the Director of Business Development for Alibaba. The free event looks at growth in markets such as Germany but also China and Russia.
2nd – Meet Magento Denmark
The first Meet Magento event of the year takes place for in the heart of Denmark in Vejle. The event gathers merchants, speakers and solution providers for a full day of interaction in the local Magento community.
6th & 7th– Magento Live France
The first event by Magento of the year takes place in Paris at L'Hotel du Collectionneur near the Arc de Triomphe. Presented in both French and English, Magento Live looks at key Magento releases of 2016 as well as a taste for what’s to come in 2017.
1st – Dotmailer Summit
dotmailer's inaugural Summit is poised to be the premier event in the annual marketing calendar. Global marketers will come together to master the future of digital marketing, placing email at the forefront of the agenda.
2nd & 3rd – Meet Magento Milan
The third Meet Magento Milan takes place over two days, bringing together merchants, suppliers and speakers in the Italian and pan-European Magento community.
7th & 8th – Internet World Munich
Internet World, the ecommerce trade show, takes place annually at Munich's Trade Fair Centre. At this B2B fair, exhibitors present products and services from the world of ecommerce and online marketing.
8th & 9th – Retail Week Live
Taking place at the InterContinental in London’s O2, UK’s top retail event brings together for a host of talks, seminars and includes an industry launchpad area.
14th & 15th – Etail Germany
Now in its 5th year, the eTail Germany Conference claims to be the biggest and most comprehensive programme in the German market.
17th & 18th – Meet Magento Croatia
Meet Magento is coming to Croatia for the first time. It will take place in Osijek – a beautiful city that Inchoo calls a home.
3rd – 5th – Magento Imagine
Magento’s flagship event takes place once again at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Now in its seventh year, Imagine 2017 will bring together 2,500+ merchants, partners, developers, and commerce experts from 45+ countries to network, exchange ideas, and build relationships.
5th & 6th – Internet Retail Expo
Birmingham’s biggest retail event sees over 5000 people through its door and is the place to find the industry’s key players under one roof. It includes eight free conferences; expert-led one-to-one clinics, workshops and interactive learning in the Digital Payments Theatre, Omnichannel Theatre and Jiangsu Pavilion.
25th – 28th – Developers Paradise
Developers Paradise is organised by Inchoo and is a haven retreat for Magento developers to network and exchange ideas against a backdrop the beautiful Croatian landscape.
26th – 28th – Meet Magento Czech Republic
The wonderful city of Prague opens its arms to greet developers, merchants, agencies and IT-enthusiasts gathering to discuss the amazing opportunities Magento opens for businesses.
1st & 2nd – Seamless Ecommerce Show Dubai
The biggest industry show in the Middle East sees over 10,000 attendees through its doors from all over the region, seeking the latest in ecommerce, payments and more. A must attend if you’re looking to expand into the region. Catch Redbox Digital there with partners dotmailer and Magento.
8th & 9th – Retail Business Tech Expo
This key event held a London’s Olympia offers attendees a place to share and includes a host of areas and features giving visitors the opportunity to catch up with the latest innovations.
10th – Meet Magento Netherlands
The 9th edition of the Dutch Meet Magento is the place where you can meet merchants, decision makers and opinion leaders in ecommerce as well as Magento developers and online agencies.
Known as the Retail Conference, held for ten years in Nottingham, this year the event is divided into two, the first held on 17th May focusing on Customer Experience.
22nd & 23rd – Meet Magento Germany
Back to where it all started, the German Meet Magento is one of the first and most advanced MM events ever. This year it will take place for the 11th time with more than 700 visitors, including the key players from the ecommerce and Magento fields.
Whether you are new to cross-border trading, already dipping your toes in international waters, or want to expand your current cross-border strategy, then the eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit will give you the information and contacts that you need.
30th – Meet Magento Sweden
The leading e-commerce conference in more than 24 countries has finally arrived in Sweden. The event offers a unique opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences with enthusiastic decision makers and experts in Magento and ecommerce.
31st – Ecommerce Live Netherlands
All the interesting ecommerce players will be there: the top in retail, webshops, direct sellers, manufacturers, distributors and brands. The event is about exchanging knowledge, tactics, best practices, information from cases and contacts. There are no stands but round tables and great speakers.
9th – Mage Titans Italy
This event is for Magento developers. A supercharged learning environment, showcasing the leading names in Magento development alongside the rising stars of the community.
12th & 13th – Global Ecommerce Summit
Held in Barcelona, this year's Global E-commerce Summit promises to take participants on a journey from the possible to the actionable, which explores how developing technologies, policies and business models meet consumer expectations that shape the future of digital commerce.
20th – 22nd – Etail Europe London
The London edition of Etail Europe brings together key players in the digital commerce industry for three days of conferences and events.
23rd – Meet Magento Serbia
During Meet Magento Serbia conference you will have the unique opportunity to get in touch with e-commerce leaders, but also to learn what's trending in ecommerce in Serbia and worldwide.
27th & 28th – Magento Live UK
The first satellite event following the main Magento Imagine in Las Vegas, this event highlights key releases from Imagine and takes a look at big players in the local market.
There are plenty of other events going on during the second half of the year. If you want to have all the 2017 ecommerce and Magento events synced with your personal diary, you can download the calendar link we have put together for you.
If there are any events you feel that we have missed, please email us at [email protected]