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eCommerce Expo South Florida Brings Together Hundreds of Business Professionals

Live event communications are always beneficial and have a great potential for new sales and cooperation. Ecommerce conferences can offer merchants and manufactures multiple advantages and accelerate their business growth.

2015 engendered possibly the greatest number of Magento events ever and even more ecommerce conferences. A bit later we’ll certainly publish the list of Magento conferences expected in 2016, while now are shedding the light on the eCommerce Expo South Florida conference.

eCommerce Expo South Florida

eCommerce Expo South Florida

The first edition of the conference was a great success and gathered a lot of ecommerce experts and attendees. The second annual eCommerce Expo South Florida is going to become even more crowded with multiple outstanding sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, and guests. The conference will take place on February 17, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Organizers and sponsors of the conference will provide refreshments through the whole day and arrange the raffle of NBA basketball Miami Heat and NHL hockey Florida Panthers tickets, and gourmet coffee gift cards among the attendees.


The conference is hosted by four companies: Rand Marketing (aheadWorks Authorized Partner), Simple Helix, Avalara, and Bongo International. The organizers settled just on the East Coast of Florida in Bahia Mar Hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach.


eCommerce Expo South Florida is a full-day event hospitably greeting 14 speakers with vast ecommerce experience.

Seth Rand, Founder & CEO, Rand Marketing
Seth is a master of internet marketing with 750 optimized web sites and the $20 million pay-per-click advertising experience. He is a Google Certified Partner, licensed Google Advertising Professional and Yahoo Ambassador, member of SEMPO and the Marketing Association.

Robert Rand, VP of Operations, Rand Marketing
Educated at NY Poly Robert is known as one of the best experts in ecommerce strategy on the east coast.

Katherine Cxypoliski, Strategic Alliance Manager, Avalara
Katherine has over 25 year experience in financial and software industry managemet, including 13 years in Microsoft.

George Cagle, VP of Operations, Simple Helix
Started as a system administrator George transited to the CTO position in 2015. He made a lot to shape and increase the value of Simple Helix ecommerce offerings through hardware and software optimizations.

Danielle Kesten, Global Account Manager, Bongo
Being with Bongo since 2011 Danielle is a highly experienced senior sales professional.

Jay Carter, Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer, OroCRM
Jay is a proven leader in the open source software sales. Prior to OroCRM Jay was the Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Channel for Magento and before that he led Americas Channel and Territory Sales for Alfresco.

Ashley Boggs, Retail Segment Manager, UPS
As a Retail Segment Manager in UPS Corporate Retail Marketing Ashley helps retailers to bring latest innovations and trends to their supply chains. Ashley has also managed several UPS strategic alliances with global retailers, including Amazon, Google, Netelixir, and Listrak.

Ravi Gupta, Agency Development Manager, Google (Special Guest Speaker)
Ravi advices agencies the ways to increase ROI and built effective AdWords advertising strategies since 2014.

And, we should also mention the other speakers making this conference greatly valuable for ecommerce fans and experts:

  • Ray Pascua, Partnership Management & Senior Sales Manager, Shopgate, Inc.;

  • Jeremiah Cathey, Vice President, Business Development and Sales, Shopgate, Inc.;

  • Jonny Dixon, Global Head of Magento Channel, dotmailer;

  • Rick Wilson, President and COO, Miva;

  • Brooks Robinson, Co-founder and CEO, Springbot;

  • Ryan Lunka, Digital Marketing Director, nChannel, Inc.

Free Attendance

The great news is that qualified attendees can visit the conference absolutely free of charge in the case they own a web store or work for a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer. Still, web site development and design, programming, hosting, and advertising company representatives are not qualified for free access.


Ecommerce Expo South Florida is going to bring together multiple ecommerce experts from around the country. This local format is extremely beneficial for all parts as far as both the experts and attendees are able to discuss well-known problems and share the solutions tailored for the domestic ecommerce market.

This way, the event is going to be especially useful for currently operating ecommerce managers and online store owners. Just a bit later the organizers will provide the topics to be presented during the event; so stay tuned and take your chance to visit the conference.