The Catalyst Americas 2017 agenda will equip you with the strategies you need to navigate the ever-changing e-commerce landscape. No matter your business goals, Catalyst will have plenty of sessions that fit your needs.

Monday, March 6, 2017

11:00 a.m.
Welcome
11:05 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Keynote Address: E-Commerce Opportunity: Connecting for Growth

Presented by Tracie Nunez, President Performance Warehouse Association

Where is the Parts and Accessories market at today and where does it need to go? Consumer search, delivery expectations and buying trends are rapidly changing fulfillment through the distribution channel. Come find out what manufacturers, distributors, and retailers need to know to grow their business over the next 5 years. Key objectives for data, systems, inventory, shipping and communications will highlight why connecting with the e-commerce opportunity ensures business growth.

12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Leverage Digital Marketing to Lap the Competition

Presented by:

Valerie Anders, Product Manager, ChannelAdvisor

Sara Waters, Business Development Manager, Google

Ready to drive more traffic, acquire new customers, and increase revenue?  Find out how you can use digital marketing channels like Google and Facebook to take your e-commerce business to the next level.  Learn about digital marketing industry trends, which ad types and channels to focus on, and tips and strategies to improve performance.

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Finding Your Pit Crew: Build a Championship-Level E-Commerce Network

Championships aren’t won alone; race car drivers aren’t the sole engineers of their success. Every winning athlete has a support network that’s united in the core mission of victory. Similarly, you need to connect with key experts who can support or even improve the mechanics of your online retail operation. But with so many technical resources and suppliers to choose from, selecting those that best fit your situation can prove difficult. We’ve gathered a lineup of solution providers that will present you with an array of resources and information. Each speaker will share a quick introduction and description of their business, outline their primary role in the industry and offer opportunities to connect on a one-on-one basis after the session. Here’s your opportunity to identify potential companies and solutions targeted specifically to your e-commerce needs!

2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Networking Break and E-Commerce Discussion Tables
4:30 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.
Closing Remarks