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Speakers from Auto Trader, Google and Music Magpie to appear in Keynote Theatre at eCommerce Show North


Senior industry figures from Google, Auto Trader and Music Magpie are among those confirmed to speak in the Keynote Theatre at eCommerce Show North (eCSN), which returns to Event City in Manchester on November 6th and 7th 2018.

Over 2,400 attendees, 106 exhibitors and sponsors, and 71 speakers attended the inaugural event in October 2017.

The event is held in association with lead sponsor UKFast and event partners Endless Gain, Dotmailer, Magento, Space 48 and Pimberly.


eCSN will again be the largest event of its type outside London and will feature leading exponents of eCommerce with businesses specialising in the full range of available services and solutions.

Partner Pavilions will promote key themes such as Platforms, Payments, Analytics, Security, Marketing, Hosting, Backbone, Logistics, Mobile, Hardware and Innovation.

Theatre spaces host industry leader presentations and specialist businesses talks, conference sessions and seminars.

And today we can reveal the latest six industry-leading speakers to be involved:

Zakie Beg is the Strategic Partner Lead at Google and will be delivering his talk – ‘Digitizing Trade Marketing’ – in this year’s eCommerce Experts section of the Keynote theatre.

Auto Trader is the UK’s largest automotive market place, and was ranked at number 10 in this year’s eCommerce Top 100. James Barley will be covering UX in his talk: ‘Innovating the Automotive Market Through UX and Experimentation’.

Music Magpie was number 19 in this year’s eCommerce Top 100 and its Group Marketing Director, Liam Howley, will be talking about Music Magpie’s markets, its future, disrupting markets and being disrupted.

James Ferguson is the Senior UX Designer for On the Beach, a successful holidays retailer which was number 20 in this year’s eCommerce Top 100.

Fruugo is a rapidly growing global marketplace enabling individual retailers to gain new customers from around the world and made this year’s eCommerce Top 100. Its CSO will discuss Fruugo’s continued growth and its rise as a Northern UK company.

In the Style Fashion appeared in this year’s eCommerce Top 100 and its CTO will be speaking in this year’s Keynote Theatre on the topic of UX & CRO.

Watch: The eCommerce Show North 2018

To find out how your business can get involved, contact Martyn Collins on 07764 406873 or
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