Selling on Amazon could get lonely.  That’s why sellers attend conferences for good-old-fashioned face-to-face networking. There are a number of annual conferences upcoming in 2018-2019 for Amazon sellers to learn from both experts and from one another. Check the individual websites for specific dates and costs and mark your calendars. And if you can’t attend, most offer show highlights online.

ASD Market Week

The Affordable Shopping Destination is held twice a year at the Las Vegas Convention Center. ASD Market Week also hosts the Source Direct Trade Show where retailers can buy wholesale goods directly from manufacturers from more than 14 overseas countries.

IRCE

This 3-day Chicago Internet Retailer and Conference + Exhibition event offer over 600 exhibits focusing on eCommerce solutions plus speakers discussing a number of strategic online retailing topics.

eTail

Since 1999, eTail conferences bring together a versatile mix of industries, what it terms the “Who’s Who in online and multi-channel” representing all company sizes, from startups to billion-dollar enterprises. Besides valuable speakers, there are also networking opportunities at a variety of fun events like wine tastings and pub meet and greets.

Midwest E-com Conference

Conducted in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the 3-day Midwest E-Com Conference bills itself as “For Sellers by Sellers” aimed at both new and seasoned online retailers.

European Seller Conference

A small, selected group of international speakers will be sharing their expertise at the 2-Day European Seller Conference. With a limited space for attendees, this is a rare opportunity you don’t want to miss.

Rocky Mountain Reseller Conference

The express purpose of this Denver, Colorado conference is to provide the tools, knowledge, and relationships to grow your Amazon business. One of the best ways to learn actionable content from those who have demonstrated records of success in creating action.

eCommerce Expo

This one takes place in London and claims to be the only exhibition covering the entire breadth of eCommerce. The 2-day confab offers shows that reflect the convergence of eCommerce, advertising and marketing technology.

Internet Retailing Expo

IRX is another UK event that takes place in Birmingham that is also actually free to attend. Sessions cover such topics as Digital Payments and Omnichannel Experience Workshops.

Shop.org

Another Las Vegas event (are we noticing a pattern?), this conference claims to gather the best and brightest in the areas of strategic planning, eCommerce, marketing, merchandising, IT, user experience, operations and data analytics.

Shoptalk

Another Las Vegas event, Shoptalk claims to be the world’s largest retail and eCommerce site. It covers the ongoing transformation of retail in terms of new technologies and business model as well as consumer trends.

The Prosper Show

Held in, you guessed it, Las Vegas, this annual conference focuses on sharing best practices and providing significant network opportunities for established Amazon sellers. Co-founders Joseph Hansen and James Thomson wrote “The Amazon Marketplace Dilemma.”

Seller’s Summit

This 2-day workshop is held in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, promises to provide practical, up-to-date and actionable strategies as well as access to successful entrepreneurs. Workshops are kept small by design in order to facilitate small group learning.

Webwinkel Vakdagen

This Netherlands conference takes place in January and focuses on leading professionals in digital commerce from around the globe. Executives from Amazon have attended.

TDC

Held in London, this conference boasts access to executives from major retailers and brands responsible for eCommerce, Customer Experience, and Supply Chain strategy and operations.

E-Commerce Berlin Expo

This German conference covers a complete range of products and services that drive online retail performance.

Savant Events

Conducts high-end boutique conferences throughout Europe for what it describes as advanced players in eCommerce and omnichannel retailing.

eCommerce Summit

This is an invitation-only conference held in Barcelona, Spain, though you can submit a request to join. The focus is entirely on the European markets in such areas as fashion and lifestyle, consumer electronics, home and living and food.

Show Madrid

Another Spain-based conference, this event has been running annually for over 30 years. Entrance to the exhibition hall is a nominal daily fee.

Imagine

Yet another Las Vegas confab, it claims to be one of the largest eCommerce conferences. The 2018 featured speaker was actor and singer Jamie Foxx.

NRF

Retailers from nearly a 100 countries and some 700 exhibitors attended this New York City event in 2018.  The show claims “attendees span the entire business universe allowing you to make more connections for maximum impact.”

JOD Summit

Expected to take place in Los Angeles in 2019, the focus is on networking.  The acronym stands for Just One Dime, representing the philosophy that maximum profits can be earned from minimal investment.

Retail Global

This conference is taking place October 9-11 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. With over 75 speakers, all retailers in attendance will find solutions they can implement immediately. The content of the conference is second to none and the networking opportunities alone make the trip worthwhile.

AMZ Innovate

This conference in New York City gathers Amazon sellers from all over the world and gives them hands-on experience in everything from product research to competitive intelligence, sourcing and so much more. Instead of sitting through powerpoint presentations, AMZ Innovate creates an atmosphere of learning and sharing allowing you to find creative and cutting-edge ways to grow your business.