Meet Magento World – Agenda.

It is time to lift the curtain and bring in a few new facts about the Meet Magento World – the first and only Magento Online conference.

On December 6-8 the fully online Magento conference will get together attendees, speakers, sponsors, merchants and all Magento addicted from all over the world in one place. Isn’t it amazing?

Our main goal is to connect people, attendees from Vietnam to Canada, from Brazil to Germany, from Poland to Indonesia  – the whole Magento community will be able to share, to meet and to get a very strong international connection. You will have a chance to attend sessions, that are really relevant for you, without any traveling costs. Stay at home or at your office and just turn on the Meet Magento World live broadcasting from our studio in Amsterdam.

Guido Jansen, inspirer of MM16WORLD and Vice President at Meet Magento Association, has already shared some features, details and format of the event. Now we are ready to introduce the agenda of Meet Magento World.

First our hosts, David Manners, CTO at Sitewards and Jon Woodall, Founder of space48 and host of Magetitans UK. Get ready for their tricky questions and a generous portion of charm.

We will have all new Magento sessions, that have been never presented at local Meet Magento events. On the first day, December 6, Mark Lavelle, CEO Magento Inc., will open the conference – well, that`s a promising start. Also you can expect sessions from Vinai Kopp – Netzarbeiter, Nils Preuß – Polo Motorrad und Sportswear, Alan Kent – Magento Inc., and Tom Robertshaw – Meanbee. On next two days, 7th & 8th of December, you will hear sessions from Anton Kril – Magento Inc., Ivan Chepurnyi – Ecomdev, Ray Bogman – SupportDesk BV, James Cowie –  Magento Inc., Phillip Jackson – Something Digital, Sofoklis Kyriazakos – Converge,  Michael Türk – Flagbit. Also at the second conference day you can join to the special panel discussion on Magento 2 Performance and address your questions directly to Magento Inc. representative.

The final version of agenda is in progress and we are expect that even more “best of the best” will join to the speakers list during next days. Do not forget that we will have around 10 talks not related to Magento, people from different industries will share their experience as well as Magento gurus.  

There are available two types of tickets. Regular ticket + Video Copy at the price of $400. This ticket gives you access to the event and all video recordings, so you won’t miss anything for sure. And a Regular ticket at the price of $300, which only gives you access to the whole event.

Just pick your ticket, find a perfect location for watching and enjoy the show! We will take care of the rest.

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E-Commerce Forum Karlsruhe with Magento, Spryker, SAP Hybris and Oxid

Meet Magento Association partner Flagbit is breaking new grounds with the 27th edition of E-Commerce Forum Karlsruhe on November 10, 2016. After the attendee numbers increased during the past years, the Forum will take place at a new location for the first time: the Alte Färberei (event hall) of the Kesselhaus, directly located near the Flagbit HQ. Such big scope deserves big speakers and a great topics: Ben Marks (Magento Community Evangelist) is coming from the US, Moritz Zimmermann (Board of Directors SAP Hybris) from Munich, Pierluigi Meloni (Product Manager Oxid) from Freiburg and Boris Lokschin (CEO Spryker) from Berlin. Together with Michael Türk (Key Account Manager Flagbit), they’re creating the E-Commerce Forum Karlsruhe with sessions and panels regarding “Future of E-Commerce – between disruption and evolution“.

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Welcome to Meet Magento Fall – Part II.

We are sure that you had a great time at Meet Magento New York. Another 3 Meet Magento events are waiting for you in the end of October. Argentina, Spain and Romania are our next stops. Are you with us?

On the 21st of October the second edition of Meet Magento Argentina is taking place in Buenos Aires. The first conference in 2015 surpassed all expectations with over than 350 attendees and high performance level. This year our local organizer, Summa Solutions, is expecting to host even larger number of participants. That is why was chosen the new stunning venue – Golden Center, located within a green area and ready to welcome all our attendees.

The agenda is divided into 2 tracks: for developers and merchants. The main focus will be on Magento 2.0 and its applying. Among our speakers you can find Aldo Bressan, Summa  Solutions, Sherrie Rohde, Magento Inc., also Damián Culotta will share his experience in developers room.

Agenda isn’t  finalized yet, but we are sure that you can expect a great number of interesting talks and of course a lot of networking.

You can still join to MM16AR and visit a great city Buenos Aires. Tickets are available at the price of approx. 127$ (1.500 ARS).

Our next event on the 25th of October will be hold in the heart of beautiful Madrid. This year Meet Magento Spain is focusing on merchants and trending eCommerce practices, as well as their application in Magento.

The Agenda is full with interesting talks as well as with Workshops from the leading Magento experts. Just look at our speakers: Thomas Goletz, Meet Magento Association, Ignacio Riesco, Interactiv4, Ben Marks, Magento Inc., Enrique Barreira, Dufry Group, Stefano Lena, Contactlab, the list is endless and all of them will wait for you in the Main Conference Room.

The Workshop room will blow your mind by our best Magento experts. Ray Bogman, known as Magento Doctor, Talesh Seeparsan, Bit79, Bartek Igielski, Snowdog, Peter Jaap Blaakmeet, Elgentos Ecommerce Solutions and many others will give their workshop at MM16ES.

Something is telling me that you are already booking your ticket. And your wish to join will be even bigger  when you will find out about our venue – spectacular Teatro Goya. It`s the second time when Teatro Goya will host Meet Magento Spain, last year all our attendees were impressed by this unique and exclusive place. Many thanks to our local organizer Interactiv4 for making this event unforgettable from year to year.

We have two types of tickets which you can still can buy: Full Pass (Conference + Workshops) for €250 and Conference Pass for €100. And great news for merchants, they can have a free entrance at MM16ES, all is required for this is just to fill our form.

Romania will close our October session on the 28th & 29th of October in Cluj-Napoca. Charming city with a major economic component and a valuable historical heritage is inviting all Magento community for the Meet Magento Romania 2016.

We have two conference days, 28th of October is completely dedicated to Business topics. Here you can expect to hear from  Vlad Stănescu – MindMagnet,  Thomas Goletz – Meet Magento Association, Jason Woosley – Magento Inc., Kuba Zwolinski – Snowdog.  At the end of first day of MM16RO all Magento folks are welcome to the famous After party in Euphoria Music Hall.

The second conference day, 29th of October is focusing on Developers. And you can find a lot Magento gurus in the speakers list. Ben Marks – Magento Inc., David Manners – Sitewards,  Anna Völk – E-conomix, Anton Kaplya – Magento Inc. , Miguel Balparda – Nexcess, Fabian Blechschmidt – Freelancer  – these only few of them. Want to know more?  Just check our agenda.

Our local organizer, MindMagnet, have done a great job and prepared a very saturated event for all attendees. The perfect venue – Grand Hotel Napoca, in the center of the city, from which you can easily reach all “must-see” spots in Cluj-Napoca.

There are two ticket options at MM16RO. You can buy a Regular Ticket at the price of €85, and you can buy Tickets in a Bulk (available for 4 persons) at the price of €85 each.

We hope you’ll enjoy spending time and networking at our fall events!

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Welcome to Meet Magento Fall – Part 1.

This October is bringing six Meet Magento events in a row to our Magento Community. Let’s start with the first three of them. New York, Athens and Ho Chi Minh, different parts of the World, different cultures and lifestyles, but still they all have one important thing in common – Magento passioned communities. And if you are a part of them, then you should definitely spare some days in October for our stunning events.

And we will go one by one.

Organized by Atwix and Interactiv4, Meet Magento New York, will open our October series on the 5th of October. For MM16NY was chosen a very elegant and extraordinary venue – City Winery New York. With its unique, intimate atmosphere, so you can enjoy the networking with your Magento Pals having a perfect glass of wine.

Meet Magento New York is always been a business oriented event and the agenda is promised to be full of useful and valuable topics. You can expect to hear from Ignacio Riesco, Interactiv4, and Viacheslav Kravchuk, Atwix,  who will open the conference. Paul Boisvert, Vice President of Product Management – Magento, Ryan Thompson, Head of Sales & Marketing and Business Development – TaxJar, Colin Stuart Co-Founder & CTO – Betabrand, those only few business leaders who will have their talk at the MM16NY stage.

There are two kind of available tickets, which you still can buy: General Ticket for $299.00 and Merchant Ticket for $129.00. Both tickets include full access to the venue, presentations and marketplace during the event, breakfast, lunch, wine tasting and of course networking dinner and after-party.

Greece go next.

On the 12th of October Athens will open its doors for the second Meet Magento Greece. Our local organizer, Converge SA, Magento Professional Solutions Partner, has attracted best speakers, business leaders, merchants and, of course, Magento developers, so you can get all the necessary information about latest trends in eCommerce.

Just check the Agenda – Thomas Goletz and Sofoklis Kyriazakos from Meet Magento Association, Vincent Brach & Kathleen Claes from Magento Commerce, Tomasz Karwatka, CEO of Divante, they all will share with you their knowledge and experience. Ben Marks, Magento Evangelist, will talk about  “How & When it is feasible to upgrade your e-shop to Magento 2.0”.

Venue for MM16GR is the same, as last year –  Radisson Blu Park Hotel. Perfectly situated in the city center, which give you a simple access to places like Acropolis, Plaka, Monastiraki, as well as to the major attractions of the city. And do not forget about delicious greek cuisine which you can enjoy at the afterparty. Already convinced to buy your ticket? Tickets are available in multiple variations: Students can buy their ticket only for €30.00, General Ticket costs €90.00 and a Group Ticket for Merchants – €100.00 (valid for 4 persons).

Asia is calling.

After a huge success in 2015, Meet Magento Vietnam is taking place second time in Ho Chi Minh City. Over that 1000 attendees and 300 retailers will gather on 15th of October for MM16VN. SmartOSC, our local organizer, did their best to made this event even better, than last year. Is it possible? 

Sure. You will be impressed with the speaker list, business leaders and technical gurus from all over the World will come to Ho Chi Minh to have their talk. The Agenda is divided into 3 sessions rooms: Opening Room, Technical and Business rooms. You will able to hear about  e-commerce trends in general and the Magento ecosystem in particular. Potential topics covered include B2B commerce, digital marketing, payment & shipping methods, and the evolution of Magento 2.0.

Do not miss a chance to visit Ho Chi Minh City, one of the most fast-growing cities in Asia, and to find new opportunities for your business in Asian market.

Normal tickets are available for a price of $81 till 30 September, also you can buy the Networking Night Ticket for $54, it gives you a chance to join a gorgeous buffet at The Log – a rooftop restaurant of GEM Center.

No matter what event you will choose, maybe all 3, why not :) ?  We sure that each Meet Magento event will be unforgettable and it will bring you new knowledges, business connections, positive emotions and just good friends.

Join our Magento community and feel its power!

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Meet Magento Poland is just around the corner!

Dzień dobry, Poland!

Only ten days to go until Meet Magento Poland is happening! On September 19 and 20, merchants, developers, agencies and service providers will gather in Poznań, Poland, for the fifth time. Take your last chance to be part of #MM16PL!

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Magento 2 case study: ollo-bikes.com

A modern system for a modern company: In the midst of June 2016 TUDOCK launched the Magento 2 based webstore ollo-bikes.com for the German start-up OLLO Bikes, providing an easy to use product configurator for kids’ bikes. With its colorful frontend the shop emphasizes design and inspirational services – and of course the OLLO bike: A lightweight vehicle that children can style in more than 800 variations to fit their personal taste.

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“Our aim is to offer a great product, which can be customized and bought online easily, coming along with all the advice needed to make cycling for kids safe and enjoyable”, explains Stefan Klostermann, CEO of OLLO GmbH. Therefore Stefan and Svenja Klostermann’s (Svenja is OLLO’s head of customer experience) top priorities regarding the webstore are usability and performance, with high security and scalability following close behind. E-commerce specialist TUDOCK is the Magento agency behind ollo-bikes.com. TUDOCK recommended Magento 2 as the platform of choice, because the worldwide known open source system is a very suitable solution for integrating creative designs and multimedia content, responsive development, individual functionalities and internationalization.

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Michael Wolf, CEO of TUDOCK together with Meet Magento DE speaker Niels Pahlmann, states: “I’m really proud of my team for developing our first real-life Magento 2 store, and such a nice one, too. The product configurator works great on stationary and mobile devices: There are 864 combinations possible at the moment, more will follow. The product image is generated dynamically so children can see their individual design updating almost real-time with each change of design options. Of course the actual design is also displayed in the shopping cart and through the checkout process.” For further information about the cooperation between OLLO and TUDOCK see the interview in TUDOCK’s company blog (in German only).

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Magento Case Study Transtec AG: A new level of B2B customer experience

Transtec is a German IT solution specialist with focus on high-performance computing and datacenter solutions with several international branches in Europe. Providing the most viable and efficient IT solution for individual needs:  Transtec has been successfully pursuing its goal for over 30 years.

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Innovation Think Tank in Meet Magento Association

The MM16DE event in Leipzig was the kickoff of the Innovation Think Tank (ITT) for our members. These activities aim to create an ecosystem to facilitate innovation and entrepreneurship for the MMA members.

• Are you an innovator, ideator, startupper, entrepreneur, wantrepreneur, mentor, investor, developer, marketer or researcher?

• Are you interested in teaming up with other MMA members and be part of startups and organizations around eCommerce?

If yes, please indicate your interest here: http://tiny.cc/MMA-innovation and let’s start building the ecosystem that will assist each and one of us to grow, as well as Meet-Magento Association as a whole.

Based on your answers we will create Study Groups (SGs) in thematic areas around eCommerce and we will join forces to ideate, develop and grow!

Please send us your feedback by September 15th and we will keep you updated on our next activities.

You can find the presentation from MM16DE here: Go to YouTube

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Meet Magento Association Interview: Thai Son Nguyen

Looking after the Magento Community on the other side of the world: Meet Thai Son, MMA Vice President SE Asia!

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Be part of the Meet Magento World!

You are an online merchant using Magento for your business or want to use it in future? Perfect! Then read the following post about what Meet Magento Association is offering to you to improve your business and advance growth.

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