We are the community for digital, marketing and technology retail leaders, bringing together industry executives and emerging trailblazers to openly share ideas that elevate your game and unlock your growth potential.
Meaningful peer-to-peer connections and curated dialogue with executives ranging from global brands to disruptive up-and-comers.
Content on new marketing strategies and tactical “how to’s” from industry leaders with broad hands-on experience.
Speakers from leading retailers, DTC brands and innovative tech companies including executives from Anthropologie, Domino’s, Forever 21, Coach, L’Oreal, Walmart, Build-A-Bear, Solo Brands, DSW and many more.
Original merchant and consumer research on marketing and ecommerce trends and issues impacting our industry, that help you align and accelerate your business.
Black Speakers Database:
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Scott Silverman is a digital retail connector and 15+ year e-commerce veteran. Former Shop.org Executive Director and board member. Co-inventor of Cyber Monday. Founder of Cybermonday.com and Co-Founder of the Global E-Commerce Leaders Forum.
Veronika Sonsev is a retail industry connector and speaker. Previously, she led the retail practice at Chameleon Collective and founded and held executive roles at various tech companies, including inSparq, Jumptap and AOL. Veronika enjoys programming and writing about the retail industry and advises several retail-industry tech startups.
Allan Dick is a 20 year digital commerce veteran. Former GM and CMO Vintage Tub and Bath (IR400 retailer of bath fittings); 15+ years digital marketing conference planning experience (SES, Shop.org, NRF, Reed Exhibition Group and GrowCommerce).
Chief Revenue Officer
Emily Wander joined CommerceNext in 2019 and was excited to rejoin an industry she was active in from 2003-2009. She leverages her past experience leading teams within the telecommunications industry and international banking to spearhead go-to-market initiatives within CommerceNext. Her passion is meeting and connecting industry players and learning about the latest ecommerce solutions that foster industry growth.
Chief Content Officer
Jill Dvorak oversees the development of industry-leading content across CommerceNext’s annual conference, executive summit, webinars and more. She joined CommerceNext from the National Retail Federation (NRF) where she was VP, Content and Retail Strategy and led all show content, the NRF Digital and NRF Marketing Executives Councils. Prior to that she held ecommerce, marketing and technology roles at brands such as National Geographic, Discovery Communications, and Encyclopedia Britannica.
A Member of the Largest Global Ecommerce Events Portfolio
CommerceNext is now part of CloserStill Media, a global events company specializing in high-value, content-driven events and building and nurturing B2B professional communities. As one of the fastest-growing global events businesses operating best in class events throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, CloserStill Media delivers across a range of industry verticals.
Ecommerce Expo UK
Is the UK’s largest and most established ecommerce event, with over 300 exhibitors and 11,000 visitors. Ecommerce Expo UK is collocated with Technology for Marketing, The UK’s definitive martech event.
E Show Barcelona and E Show Madrid
Is Southern Europe’s largest ecommerce events, deliver over 400 exhibitors and 15,500 visitors across the 2 shows. (Madrid: 300 exhibitors, 8000 attendees; Barcelona: 300 exhibitors, 7500 attendees). CloserStill also runs a 1-2-1 meeting event in Spain for the ecommerce sector called eForum.
Ecommerce Expo Asia
Is the region’s largest ecommerce event taking place annually in October at Marina Sands Hotel delivering more than 3,000 ecommerce professionals. CloserStill Asia also produces the Retail Executive Summit in April, a C-level event for retail professionals.
At CommerceNext we believe in the power of connections to ignite potential. We convene established and emerging leaders to exchange experiences, get inspired and do great things.
We’ve pooled the collective experience and relationships of more than 50 advisors to bring you unparalleled access to accomplished and diverse industry role models. Our advisors lead enriching conversations and share candidly, providing our members with ideas, strategies and tactics to achieve their ambitions.