Ireland’s First dedicated Ecommerce Expo

Crowne Plaza Dublin Northwood October 7th 2014

Organisers of Ireland’s first dedicated Ecommerce Expo announced today that it it incumbent on companies that have survived the recession to grasp the opportunities that the world of ecommerce offer in order to benefit from the economic upturn.

Stephen Quinn, one of the event organisers and Managing Director of Evolution Digital stated,

“With online spend in Ireland increasing by 15% per annum businesses can no longer afford to miss out. The current market in Ireland is estimated to be circa €15.4 billion with 59% of adults shopping on the internet at least once a month. The average spend per transaction now topping €104. “

“The opportunity to expand into this lucrative market is being overlooked by Irish businesses as 80% of business to business and business to consumer sites are not accepting online orders or payments.”

“For many this is an untapped market and a serious potential for growth”

Some of the biggest names in Irish online retail are set to address the Ecommerce Expo been held in the Crowne Plaza, Santry onWednesday, October 7.

The line-up of speakers include Mick’s Garage,, Buy4Now, Evolution Digital, DPD, Eurobase, Taxback and Realex. Attendees will be exposed to the insights of companies that have not only a proven track record targeting on line sales domestically but in some cases have expanded into European markets as well.

Stephen Quinn continued, “We are delighted to have so many successful online operators on board for our first Expo to share their knowledge and I look forward to a great turnout on the day, The move into ecommerce can be daunting but at the Expo you can hear the success stories from the operators themselves.”

“We have aimed the event at both existing and potential entrants to the digital commercial marketplace. We feel that with the 14 speakers we have lined up that everyone who attends will defiantly learn something new that will help their business. “

The event organisers noted that the speakers will cover a variety of topics including SEO for ecommerce, Enterprise Ecommerce and what it entails, fraud and security data protection, fulfilment services, shipping and warehousing, EU VAT liability and payment systems. Attendees will also learn how to enter and handle international markets and how to choose the right platform for your business.

There is also the chance to avail of free one-on-one consultations with the speakers or exhibitors.

The Expo runs from 8.30am until 4.30pm with breakfast, lunch included.

For further details contact Stephen Quinn of Evolution Digital on 01-2885118 or Bob Curran of on 0876812049

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