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uAfrica announces speakers for SA eCommerce Conference

The renowned ecommerce company, uAfrica, is announcing the speakers for the annual South African eCommerce Conference which will be taking place 4 September 2014. The speakers will include both local and international industry experts and will discuss significant topics based on current trends and statistics.

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Andy Higgins, Managing Director of uAfrica says that this event presents a great opportunity for all business experts in South Africa seeking to tap into the online shopping market. “The 2014 South African eCommerce Conference is an opportunity for anyone who wants to learn more about ecommerce in South Africa,” he says. “Any business owner that is currently running any online retail, commerce activity or anyone planning to operate within the ecommerce space will gain valuable insight from local and international industry leaders.”

The conference guest lineup will be presented by tech geek, Aki Anastasiou, and includes the following speakers:

  • John Lawson, author of Kick Ass Social Commerce for E-prenuers and founder of Colderice Media
  • Brennan Loh, Head of Business Development at Shopify
  • Paul Greenberg, Executive Chairman and CEO of NORA, The Voice of New Retail in Australia
  • Warrick Godfrey, Vertical Specialist in eCommerce for Facebook Sub-Sahara
  • Malvina Goldfeld, Head of Business Development Africa at PayPal
  • Luke Mckend, Country Director of Google South Africa
  • Arthur Goldstuck, Head of local technology research company, World Wide Worx.

The speakers will share the following golden nuggets of wisdom:

  • The latest International trends in online and offline retail
  • South African Internet and eCommerce statistics
  • The rapid uptake of mobile commerce in Africa
  • Harnessing the opportunity around social commerce
  • Developments in online payments
  • The future of logistics and warehouse management solutions
  • Lessons from long standing experts in the local eCommerce industry
  • Case studies across these topics to showcase the learnings from major industry players

The eCommerce Conference will also provide a platform for the announcement of the South African eCommerce Survey and Awards results. Categories include the following:

  • South Africa’s Favourite eCommerce Website
  • Best eCommerce Store
  • Best Shopping Process
  • Best Customer Service
  • Best eCommerce Services Platform
  • Best Small eCommerce Business

Take part in the South African eCommerce Awards 2014 survey by visiting the website or register here.

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