More than 150 online retail leaders and fintech experts will headline the 2022 edition of E-commerce Live, billed as South Africa’s largest e-commerce event.

Executives from Uber, PayFast, InsakaE-commerce Academy, Parcel iT and TymeBank will address industry challenges, exchange ideas and share experiences in one of SA’s fastest growing industries.

The event, which will take place on September 14 at the Sandton Convention Centre, also aims to help local entrepreneurs start or expand their e-commerce businesses.

Online retailers and e-commerce entrepreneurs can attend more than 100 workshops, watch live demonstrations and get one-on-one advice from e-commerce coaches and experts, according to the statement.

According to organizer, an online community of online retailers and entrepreneurs, the one-day event aims to challenge traditional thinking while providing the latest information on online retail trends and innovations, as well as entrepreneurship and funding opportunities.

“Incubeta is very excited to be one of the main sponsors of the E-commerce Live event and can’t wait to share the details of the long-term future of marketing in the e-commerce space in South Africa,” says Roan McIntosh, MD of Incubeta. in the Middle East and Africa.

“With such a diverse list of speakers and attendees, we believe there will be important discussion points relevant to a wide spectrum of the market (from manufacturers to distributors, technical resellers to technical enablers, as well as the retail brands themselves). It is a platform for healthy discussion around an exciting and dynamic environment.”

Industry speakers include Cheslin Jacobs, TymeBank Commercial Director; Chirag Valzhi, category manager at Bidorbuy; Brendan Williamson, Business Development Manager at PayFast; Cyle Obermeier, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Parcel iT; and Warrick Kernes, Board Member of the Africa E-Commerce Forum and CEO of the Insaka E-Commerce Academy.

“Together with our friends at Heavy Chef, we identified entrepreneurship education as one of the key success factors for South African SMEs and entrepreneurs,” explains Athena Turner, Senior Marketing and Brand Manager at Xneelo.

“The masterclass program combined with the relationship-building opportunities make E-commerce Live one of the most exciting and rewarding e-commerce events on the South African e-commerce industry calendar. As a business enabler, Xneelo is proud to be part of an event dedicated to driving real growth for e-commerce businesses.”

E-commerce Live will be held on September 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tickets are free when potential attendees register using EcommerceGuest as an invitation code.

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