24 October 2022
To build a best-in-class B2B portal SAP have defined the 5 key categories, based off Global experience with customers, that B2B businesses need to excel at.
In this session, John Goldrick and David Scribner from SAP will be giving insight into Global best practice, and which of the World’s companies are leading in each of these 5 areas. Using Global trends and knowledge, SAP also share how they are working with B2B companies across the world to unlock their potential as B2B customers accelerates their use of digital solutions.
The move to B2B eCommerce and what manufacturers and distributors should do about it.
The official Welcome Dinner & networking reception held on the first night is the perfect avenue to build relationships with key conference delegates, speakers, and sponsors in a more relaxed atmosphere.
25 October 2022
Marketplaces are an essential part of B2B eCommerce. Against today’s background of disruption and recession its more important than ever to ensure that your marketplace model is future-proofed.
In this session, Chris Gourvelos (Snr Sales Manager APAC) and Jared Thomas (co-founder of Raizor) share their expertise and experiences on how best to select the right platform, how to implement it, and the lessons learned and the pitfalls to avoid. The session ends with some key take aways for anyone wishing to future proof their marketplace model.
Mixology Masterclass will take you on a cocktail journey like no other where you will learn how to make top-quality cocktails from your very own cocktail Guru! You will conquer some popular cocktails and the basic principles of mixology.
Working in a team you will then embark on your own journey of discovery when you will all have to work together to create your own signature cocktail using the techniques and secrets previously learned. Your creativity is key and no doubt after a few samples of the very best, you will have plenty of ideas to share and you may even surprise yourself.
Nestled within century old Cabbage Palms, The Palms Golf Course is a return to the traditions of the game, with distinctive holes, deep greenside bunkers and boldly contoured greens requiring creative shot making.
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Aboard your own private catamaran's, the beautiful Gold Coast Broadwater is your playground. During the afternoon, you will enjoy spectacular views surrounded by crystal clear turquoise waters.
Sail the Gold Coast's magnificent waterways from Southport to Sovereign Islands, cruise past sensational superyachts, visit isolated islands and pristine beaches, experience the thrill of sailing in complete comfort, and enjoy a 'raft up' party.
26 October 2022
In this session Suzie Young and Alice Fitch share advice, experience, and lessons learnt from developing award winning B2B ecommerce experiences.
Suzie Young is the Head of Digital and Direct Marketing and has spearheaded the digital transformation at Signet. Alice Fitch is the Founder of award-winning fashion disruptor Whola, a company whose B2B portal has forever changed the game for Fashion retailers.
A session not to be missed.
In this new landscape, online B2B marketplace adoption has risen to the forefront, with buyers drawn to the wider assortment and convenience of marketplaces operated by trusted brands. In fact, in 2021, B2B marketplace sales grew 7.3x faster than B2B eCommerce sales. Looking forward, B2B marketplace sales are projected to grow at twice the rate of online, non-marketplace sales through 2025.
Discover how distributors and manufacturers can create a well-defined approach to marketplaces, keep B2B buyers at the epicentre of the business, and gain market share in the digital-first B2B landscape, in this session with ANZ B2B leader Metcash.
Headless commerce is the uncoupling of the consumer experience and business processes, and is tippped to be the future of B2B eCommerce. However, with all the hype there can be lots of confusion.
Join James Horne, of Balance Internet, Sophie Stefanetti from CommerceTools, and Nick Bye from transformation consultancy TMX global as they bring clarity to this topic, and outline a roadmap for bringing Headless into your business.
Curtis McGrath was serving in the Australian army in Afghanistan when, in the line of duty, he stepped on a mine. Seriously injured but still conscious and aware he'd bleed out and die within minutes, he joked that he planned to become a Paralympian. Now an ambassador for the Invictus Games and passionate about the healing power of sport, McGrath is a twelve-time world champion gold medallist with one hell of a story to tell.
This is definitely one not to miss.