ChannelAdvisor’s Catalyst Europe selling out fast

Sign up soon for all the latest insights on NewCommerce as tickets are nearly sold out

London, UK – 10thMay 2012 –ChannelAdvisor, a global e-commerce software provider that helps retailers be seen and sell more across online channels, today announced that its annual Catalyst Europe conference is almost sold out. A fantastic selection of attendees will join this informative event for focused seminars and enlightening keynotes from top global e-tailers and e-commerce trailblazers.

Catalyst Europe is taking place on 28-29th May 2012 at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel, London, and will focus on NewCommerce, with key topics including the most recent trends from social media platforms to internationalisation, widespread tablet adoption to new smartphone capabilities,e-commerce, m-commerce, f-commerce and more.

Some of the high profile speakers discussing NewCommerce trends this year include:

•             Angus McCarey, UK Retail Director, eBay

•              Jacqueline Gold, CEO of Ann Summers and Knickerbox

•              Tanzil Bukhari, Head of Buyer Relations, Google

•             Chris Poad, Director of Merchant Services, Amazon

•             Peter Briffett, Managing Director UK, Ireland & Netherlands, LivingSocial

•             Olivier Ropars, Senior Director of Europe Mobile Commerce, eBay

•             David Oliver, Partner of Retail & Consumer Goods, PwC

•             Scot Wingo, CEO and co-founder, ChannelAdvisor

“This year we’re raising the bar higher than ever before to encourage a far deeper examination of retail as a whole and exploring the latest industry developments, picking the brains of industry leaders such as Amazon, eBay, Google and Ann Summers. Attending this show is a must for anyone serious about getting ahead in the retail industry,” said Seamus Whittingham, Managing Director EMEA, ChannelAdvisor. “NewCommerce is an umbrella under which e-commerce converges with local, mobile and social advancements, as well as cross-border trade, to create an ‘anytime, anywhere’ level of accessibility for shoppers.”

Day one of Catalyst Europe will consist of the Catalyst Academy, a series of educational workshops with practical tips for online retailers. An internationalisation-specific workshop entitled “International Expansion: Breaking down borders” will be a starting point for retailers considering taking their business abroad. More specific sessions on topics such as payments and back office integration will provide retailers with precise details on expansion processes. The second day of the Catalyst conference will include an in-depth keynote panel discussion on the changing face of the global retail landscape and how retailers can adapt.

Drawing a broad spectrum of retailers from SMEs to leading high street brands and global organisations, Catalyst Europe will also provide attendees with an opportunity to network and discuss international expansion with their peers.

Register for ChannelAdvisor’s Catalyst Europe now before it sells out. Catalyst is essential for online retailers looking to expand their e-commerce businesses and increase online visibility.

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