The Internet Merchants Association has announced their conference agenda for 2009 in Las Vegas, NV in conjunction with the ASD/AMD Trade Show. There is still plenty of time to register, so be sure to go to www.imalasvegas.com right now and get signed up. You do not want to miss this conference packed full of information for increasing your online sales!
AGENDA: Updated 3/11/09
NOTE – The IMA is still adding more speakers, so times and speakers are subject to change. In addition to the agenda below, there will be a Networking Suite open at Bally’s on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights where you can meet the speakers and ask more questions!
March 16-18 Internet Merchants Assn. Las Vegas register @ , www.imamerchant.org & www.imalasvegas.com Don’t miss out – Register TODAY!
Monday, March 16, 2009 – Internet Merchants Assn Workshops for ASD/AMD
Conference @ Sands Expo Convention Center Rm 107
8am – Marketing My Website on a Budget – Crystal Wells-Miller,Senior Marketing Manager, Vendio
930am – Successful Email Marketing –Charlie Bass, President, Las Vegas Int. Chamber of
11am – Make Shipping Easy With Today’s Tools – Seth Birnbaum, Endicia
1230pm – Understanding Search Engine Marketing – Chris Finke, Orange Soda
FIRST IMA EVENT:
ZAPPOS ON SITE TOUR: 3:30 p.m – 5:30 IMA Pre-conference on-site tour, Zappos.com
Meet in front of Bally’s hotel for transportation, reservations must be made in advance and are first come, first serve.
Hospitality Suite Open, Ballys Resort : 8 p.m. – midnight
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 – Sands Expo Convention Center Rooms 302/303
7:30 – 8 :15 am exhibits open & coffee
8 :15 am – 8: 45 YES WE CAN –case history, Mike Terpin, Social Radi’us Agency
9am-9:40am – Maximizing profit: How to make more money despite the economy – Sarah Brubacher senior manager of eBay’s top sellers programs,
Seth Birnbaum, Endicia and Charles Steinmetz, regional director CISCO
9: 45am-10 15 – Multi-channel Selling, Anthony Musselwhite, AuctionBlox
10: 15am- 10:30am – snack break
10 30-11: 00 am – How to cash in on TWITTERMANIA , Dan Hollings Twitter Guru
11: 00 – 12:00 ROUNDTABLE #1 & exhibits area open
12 – 1:00 Lunch Exhibits open
2:30- 2:45 pm Snack break
2:45pm-3:30 pm – Driving traffic & attention with Video & Podcasts & online radio
in your marketing & ad mix: Mariana Danilovic, Hollywood Portfolio( former EVP Mediazone). Networks, Andrea Mitchell, Podcast Go, Charlie Bass, Host Vegas Talk Radio
3:30pm-4 00pm – Comparison Shopping Sites; Greg Haslam, Become.com
4:00pm- 4:30 pm Joyce Schwarz, Matchmaking for Business, JCOM, www.joycecom.com Marketing, PR & Joint Ventures
4:30 – 5:30 pm ROUNDTABLES #2
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 – Sands Expo Convention Center
8 am- 8:45 a.m. Morning Networking/continental breakfast
9am-10am – IMA Business Meeting /elections
10am-10:30am – Getting the Most from Your Websites – Michael Levit, EVP Marketing & Business Development, Vendio
1045am-11:00am – snack break
11:00am-11 45am – “Rich” Email Marketing & Video that sells Ron Cates, Regional Director, Constant Contact, Dave Boufford, creator of the viral video “THE DASH” 40 million views & counting.
12 pm to 12:45 LUNCH inspirational speaker. Author & poet, Linda Ellis,www.lindaellis.netTHE DASH which sold 200,000 books (only online) and online film that attracted 40 million viewers and counting.
1- 2 p.m. Zappos Keynote: Business Development 2.0 Business Development
at the cross-section of commerce, content & community, Aaron Magness, Zappos, www.zappos.com
2: 15 – 2:45 Subject TBA – Phillip Mulloy, CEO frooition, www.frooition.com & Burne Hill, US Regiion Manager, frooition
3 – 4:45 Roundtables, workshops & demos & exhibits open
4: 45pm-515pm –-“SEO Link Building Techniques“, Alex McArthur, VP of Search, Orange Soda
5:15 – 5:30 – Closing Comments & Awards
Register today! Get your business on the fast track to success! www.imalasvegas.com
Cosmic-King Toys says
I’ve been to all of the previous IMA conferences and enjoyed them very much. In combination with the AMD/ASD wholesale trade-show great value is to be found ! – Kirk