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March 12, 2013 Amazon and Facebook to Participate in ChannelAdvisor’s 2013 Catalyst Americas Conference

Research Triangle Park, NC – March 12, 2013ChannelAdvisor, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced that Amazon and Facebook will participate in the 2013 Catalyst Americas Conference taking place at the M Resort in Las Vegas on April 29 through May 1. Amazon is a Platinum sponsor and will present five sessions during the conference. Facebook will educate retailers on how to leverage social media to build a brand and increase revenue.

“You can’t talk about e-commerce without talking about Amazon and Facebook, so we are thrilled that they will be an integral part of this year’s conference,” said ChannelAdvisor CEO Scot Wingo. “Amazon continues to raise the bar on e-commerce and Facebook is changing consumer behavior. It is imperative that online sellers have a full understanding of how these e-commerce innovators are shifting the landscape.”

Amazon will participate in five sessions during Catalyst Americas, one of which will be a fireside chat between Sebastian Gunningham, Senior Vice President of Seller Services at Amazon, and Scot Wingo, ChannelAdvisor CEO, on Tuesday, April 30 at 8:30 a.m. PT. This session will offer attendees exclusive insights into the Amazon Marketplace and Amazon Services. Additionally, Amazon will present the following sessions to further help retailers broaden their online visibility:

  • Launch Your E-Commerce Site: How to Drive Additional Revenue with Amazon Webstore and ChannelAdvisor
  • Expand Your Reach with Amazon: Fulfillment by Amazon and Amazon Marketplace
  • Gain Visibility on Amazon.com: Learn how to Promote Your Product Listings with Amazon’s New Sponsored Products Program
  • Checkout Simplification: How One Large Seller Improved the Customer Experience and Increased Conversion with Amazon Payments

Likewise, Facebook Head of Retail and E-Commerce for Global Vertical Marketing Nicolas Franchet will present a session at Catalyst Americas titled People First: Social Marketing Strategies to Build Your Brand and Drive Revenue on Tuesday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. PT. In this session, Franchet will educate retailers on the latest trends in social media and how to build and maintain social momentum as a part of a comprehensive e-commerce strategy.

To learn more about the Catalyst Americas agenda, please visit http://www.channeladvisor.com/catalyst2013/#US/Agenda.

Prior to Catalyst, ChannelAdvisor will also host Pre-Conference and AutoCommerce on April 29. Pre-Conference will offer attendees dedicated time with ChannelAdvisor team members to learn more about ChannelAdvisor’s solutions and expert strategies. AutoCommerce will focus specifically on the online opportunities in the automotive and powersports industries.

Register for Catalyst Americas before March 15, 2013 to receive the early bird discounted rate of $675 by visiting http://www.channeladvisor.com/catalyst2013/#US/Registration.

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ChannelAdvisor (NYSE: ECOM) is a leading e-commerce cloud platform whose mission is to connect and optimize the world’s commerce. For nearly two decades, ChannelAdvisor has helped brands and retailers worldwide improve their online performance by expanding sales channels, connecting with consumers around the world, optimizing their operations for peak performance, and providing actionable analytics to improve competitiveness. Thousands of customers depend on ChannelAdvisor to securely power their sales and optimize fulfillment on channels such as Amazon, eBay, Google, Facebook, Walmart, and hundreds more. For more information, visit www.channeladvisor.com.

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