This year’s eCommerce Expo took place on the 2nd and 3rd of October at London’s Olympia and reports a massive 86% of the floor space already re-booked for next year. In a repeat of 2011’s success the show saw around 6000 industry buyers visit across the two days.
eCommerce Expo showed that the industry is thriving with a huge 35% growth in terms of overall size and a 26% increase in pure stand space alone since the 2011 event, proving that it is still the UK’s leading and biggest event dedicated to online selling strategy and implementation; delivering serious buyers to a whole host of industry leading and innovative exhibitors.
Visitors also praised the free education programme which was at capacity for every session:
“This show is really well organised. It’s our first time here and the team has had to split up as there’s so much to see.” Maria Gerbayo, Newshore Partners.
“I came to eCommerce Expo because I need to keep up with new ideas all the time – this is where I know I can find them” Leonardo Carillo, MPTSNET.
“I came here today to find out about payments and I got just what I need from the PayPal keynote. Their invoicing product is great!” Kamraan Rashid, Krazycopy.com.
The free to attend keynote programme included speakers from leading brands including Tesco, PayPal and Dell
while specialists from IMRG, Venda and Shop Direct Group also contributed to the packed line-up.
Developments to the visitor experience were also well received with the launch of a new mobile app created to assist in planning your day. The QR code directing people to the app download link was scanned more than 250 times.