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Meet Magento Brazil 2014 Announcement: Catchy Samba or Smooth Bossa Nova

Welcome Message from the Organizers of the Conference

Meet Magento Brazil is coming.
Ready to another one great Magento event?

The Brazilian Magento community is awaiting for the 2014 edition of Meet Magento. As in previous years, the event will take place in Sao Paulo, the major Brazilian city, gathering about 300 attendees together for the whole day of presentations and technical discussions about the leading e-commerce platform.

Hosted by the Golden Tulip hotel, near Paulista Avenue, two trails will be available for attendees: Developers and Store Owners trails. As their names say, the first is targeted to those who codes Magento and modules while the second one presents several speeches about how to run and optimize Magento stores illustrated by case studies.

By the way, it's almost confirmed a presentation with Saraiva Library, one of the most promising cases in Magento, being developed by e-Smart, a local Magento Certified Partner. Other names like Ben Marks, Magento Evangelist, Eric Cavalcanti from Rackspace, Andre Gugliotti, author of Magento books, and Fernando Zanatta from Daffiti are already confirmed as speakers.

Welcome to Sao Paulo!

The Brazilian edition of Meet Magento is already traditional and takes place for the third time.

The choice of Brazil is absolutely natural and justified by the vast local community of Magento developers and store owners, active contributors and movers of the Magento ecosystem.

As a media partner of the conference we provide exclusive discounts for our readers or you can take part in our contest and win two double tickets to visit Meet Magento Brazil 2014 for free. So, read the article till the very end and get your benefits.


Brazil is the largest country in South America both by the territory and population. The Atlantic Ocean coastline of the country is 7,491 km. It is bordered by all other South American countries except Ecuador and Chile and occupies 47% of the continent.

Quick Facts about Brazil

  • Capital: Brasilia;

  • Official Structure: Federative Republic;

  • Time Zone: GMT/UTC - 03:00 hours;

  • Population: 202,656,788 (2014);

  • Largest cities: Sao Paulo (20,935,204), Rio de Janeiro (12,116,616), Belo Horizonte (5,783,773), Porto Alegre (4,181,836), Distrito Federal e Entorno (4,118,154), Salvador (3,919,864), Recife (3,887,261), Fortaleza (3,818,380);

  • Currency: Brazilian real, (BRL);

  • Official Language: Portuguese;

  • Main Religion: Roman Catholicism – 64.6% and Protestantism – 22.2%.

Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the capital of the state of Sao Paulo, which strongly influences the commerce, finance, arts, and entertainment of the region. Founded in January 1554, Sao Paulo experienced different periods starting from a small village through the colonial, imperial, and republican periods to the eleventh largest city of the world by population.

Quick Facts about Sao Paulo

  • Region: Southeast;

  • State: Sao Paulo;

  • Metro Area: 7,944 sq. km;

  • Metro Population: 20,935,204.

Meet Magento Brazil 2014

Previous Meet Magento events in Brazil were a true success and this year organizers of the conference did not hesitate even a bit taking the decision to hold it again. So, October 6, Sao Paulo welcomes guests from around the world for beneficial Magento communications, learnings, and exchange of experience.

The conference will be held in the Golden Tulip Paulista Plaza hotel, a perfect venue for conference trails, which will take place on two separate floors with plenty of space for networking and communications. Furthermore, the hotel is situated in the very center of Sao Paulo, a few steps from the famous Paulista Avenue.

Board of Speakers
The Board of Speakers looks very promising and is presented by the following well-known names: Thomas Goletz, Ben Marks, Vinicius Pessin, Lucas C. dos Santos, André Gugliotti, Fernando Zanatta, Eric Cavalcanti, Diego Ivo, Fillipe Dutra, and others.

Ben Marks Andre Gugliotty Vinicius Pessin Thomas Goletz
Lucas C. dos Santos Ivan Bastos Fernando Zanatta Diego Ivo

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Note: Most of the presentations are planned to be in Portuguese, still English-speaking attendees will be provided with a simultaneous translation service.

Today everyone can purchase a full-pass ticket at the price of R$ 250.00, which grants access to all sessions and exhibition areas, breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch, and drinks.

Exclusive Discount for Our Readers

However, our readers have a great opportunity to save using the exclusive discount coupon provided by the organizers of the conference. The code guarantees the R$ 35 discount on any ticket: 09aba021c3. Enjoy it!


But that’s not all for today. We have something even better than a discount – two free double tickets for our smartest readers, who will be the first to answer two tricky questions about Sao Paulo and MM12BR from the organizers of the event. Here they are:

a) Sao Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and was founded in 1554 on a hill right between two rivers. What are their names?
b) Meet Magento arrived in Brazil in 2012, in Sao Paulo. What venue received the event and who was the main speaker?

As I have told, the questions are rather difficult. So think carefully before sending us your answers and you will certainly win. Good Luck!

Note: Put your answers in comments below.


The Brazilian emerging market willingly accepts Magento and this aspiration is mutual and mutually beneficial. This year Magento is going to bring the best to Brazil and the Brazilian community seems to respond in the same vein. About 300 leading entrepreneurs, retailers, agencies, developers and other professionals in the Magento e-commerce market are expected to attend Meet Magento Brazil 2014. So, don't miss this great opportunity.

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