ECOMM WEEKEND RIGA June 29 - July 1
E-commerce Weekend in Riga for 12 participants (3 from Vilnius, 3 from Riga and 6 from Estonia) with business tours, focus groups, masterminds and more
Last Years event. E-comm Weekend Vilnius 2022
29 June, Thursday
Arrival in Riga and check in to the hotel 5*.
Httpool office in “Business garden”, Maldugunu 4, building B, 5th floor.
Business tour to Httpool, which is the official partner of Meta, where they will tell you about all the latest trends in e-commerce in social networks.
At the meeting you will:
Overview of the e-commerce market in the Baltic States, including major trends and prospects.
Impact of social media on e-commerce market: opportunities and challenges, current legislation.
Cross-border e-commerce: current trends and business opportunities.
Using social media marketing to attract customers and qualified employees.
Strategies for optimizing marketing investments to increase overall business efficiency in e-commerce.
At the event you will have the opportunity to meet and talk with:
Arnis Ozols, regional director of Httpool in the Baltics, Finland and Poland, and Eduard Maltsev, marketing and advertising media professional: both have more than 20 years of experience in the industry.
19.00 Excursion to SCANDIWEB – the largest online agency in the Baltics. Chatting with the board members and the latest statistics on Ecomm in the Baltics. Scandiweb is the largest e-commerce platform development agency in the Baltics.
30 June, Friday
10:00 – 11:00 Sightseeing tour of Riga
12:00 Longo Group Business Lunch.
Restaurant Equus, located at Pullman Hotel, 24 Jekaba Str., Riga.
Business lunch with Edgar Cerps, the founder of the Longo Group, who brought e-commerce to the Baltic auto industry.
E-commerce is no longer the prerogative of traditional consumer goods only. Edgars Cerps has turned the car trading market upside down by successfully digitalizing the process of car sales. Within 5 years company Cerps has conquered all Baltic countries, successfully competes on Polish market and increases its turnover every year. In 2022, they reached the 50.4 million euro mark, and last year’s turnover increased by 48% compared to 2021, despite the war and high inflation. Longo Group also achieved a listing on the Nasdaq Baltic First North exchange.
During the business luncheon, Edgars Cerps will share his experience and expertise on the following topics:
- How to successfully fully digitalize the process of selling non-standard goods online.
- The concept of a car showroom in a shopping center as an original solution to increase sales.
- Strategies and tactics for successfully competing in the e-commerce market and achieving high turnover in a highly volatile environment.
- Expansion to Polish market and strategies for successful competition with local players.
- Innovative approaches to solving traditional problems in e-commerce and promoting original solutions.
- Overcoming challenges, preparation and achievement of the Nasdaq Baltic First North listing.
- Experience of creating and developing the leading company in the Baltic market.
14.00 Tour of Kesko Senukai Latvia and communication with the board member.
Kesko Senukai is one of the leading home improvement, construction and renovation retailers in the Baltic countries. It is a key player in the DIY (“Do it yourself”) sector in the region, serving millions of customers every year through its stores and online platforms.
The company has pioneered the digitalization of retail in the Baltics, investing in the development of its e-commerce platforms and mobile apps to meet the changing needs of customers.
On an ongoing basis, Kesko Senukai uses analytical tools and big data to create personalized offers and improve its product range. By actively working in this direction, the company has established itself as a technology-driven retailer at the forefront of innovation.
19.00 Dinner with Václovas Pranskūnas and the Inspired agency
With a wealth of experience in e-commerce, technology and product management in a number of large companies such as Technodom and FOODOUT Group, Václovas will provide valuable input to the discussion on “Optimizing Warehouse”.
Vaclovas has developed and implemented e-commerce strategies for international brands, driving sales growth and improving operational efficiency. His skills and knowledge in project management, systems integration and product management, make him one of the most respected e-commerce experts in the Baltics.
During the dinner, you will have the opportunity to discuss with Václovas key issues related to process optimization in warehouses, logistics and supply chain management in the context of e-commerce. This is a great opportunity to understand how to apply proven and effective strategies to improve your warehouse operations and increase the overall efficiency of your business.
July 1, Saturday.
9 a.m. Breakfast and drive home.
For those staying in Riga: free and city tour or BigMoney Forum
19.00 Dinner with Riga entrepreneurs. Without a speaker and on a free topic.
* The cost of the hotel on the bonus day, as well as the ticket to the BigMoney Forum is not included in the ticket price.