ChannelAdvisor Catalyst Europe to Focus on E-Commerce Education

London, UK – 6 March 2012 – ChannelAdvisor, a global e-commerce platform provider that enables retailers to sell more across online channels, today announced Catalyst Academy, a series of workshops and sessions to educate retailers on e-commerce taking place 28 May,  the first day of the annual Catalyst Europe conference. The Catalyst Academy will feature over 18 different workshops across three tracks, enabling attendees to shape an agenda into a meaningful, instructive tool for their business.

“The real differentiator with the Catalyst Academy is the flexibility and depth of knowledge it can offer retailers,” commented Seamus Whittingham, ChannelAdvisor’s managing director for EMEA. “Every retailer will walk away from the Catalyst Academy with applicable tips they can implement to create a positive impact on ROI.”

The Catalyst Academy agenda is shaped around the e-commerce landscape and the trends that are of interest to the retail industry. The agenda will cater to retailers of all sizes with sessions including:

  • Becoming a Top Rated Seller on eBay
  • How to Win the Buy Box
  • How to Leverage Social Media for Retailers
  • International Expansion

The second day of the conference will consist of keynotes from the leading players in e-commerce including; Facebook, eBay, Amazon, LivingSocial and Ann Summers.

Catalyst 2012 is the only place where you can learn about every essential e-commerce topic this year—e-commerce, m-commerce, f-commerce, local, group buying, international and more. It’s the only event where you’re guaranteed to take away practical knowledge from every session to power your business.

For a glimpse of the full agenda or to register visit

About ChannelAdvisor

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE: ECOM) is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more. Through automation, analytics and optimization, ChannelAdvisor customers can leverage a single inventory feed to more efficiently list and advertise products online, and connect with shoppers to increase sales. Billions of dollars in merchandise value are driven through ChannelAdvisor’s platform every year, and thousands of customers use ChannelAdvisor’s solutions to help grow their businesses. For more information, visit


Sarah O'Dea