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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 23.10.2018, 06:48

eCom21 in Riga: topical issues, live communication and business contacts

BC, Riga, 15.11.2017.Print version
Tomorrow is the final day for online registration for the Sixth eCom21 conference to be held in Riga on 16-17 November. This year, the participants of this biggest business forum will be several hundreds of e-commerce professionals from all over the world, experts, financiers, specialists in international law, IT industry and representatives of other related industries, reports BC Rietumu bank’s press service.

The central subject of this forum is “E-Commerce HD⊃2;: Homo Digitalis in High Definition”. The participants will discuss how the awareness of wishes and needs of the specific person - a customer may help in business development and promotion. 

Among the speakers of the forum, there are top managers of recognised services such as Alibaba Group, Yandex.Money, VKontakte,, IBM, DECTA Processing Centre (Latvia) and others. Apart from speeches, the format of the conference traditionally provides wide opportunities for discussions, exchange of opinions, informal communication and establishing of new business contacts. 

The conference is held in the capital of Latvia for the sixth year in succession and during this time a substantial body of regular participants has been formed. According to one of them – President of the Russian Electronic Money and Remittance Association (REMA) Viktor Dostov, “It appeals to me a lot that every year the conference organisers try to find not just new topics for discussion, but such ones that are of real interest and concern for the market practitioners. This is great, because such discussions are very useful both for the strategic vision and for planning tactical steps.” 

In turn, CEO of CleverDATA Denis Afanasyev finds one of the main reasons for participation in the forum to be dialogue and live communication on an absolutely different level. “eCom21 gathers the key world experts, representatives of international companies and also local players from different parts of the world. The atmosphere here is excellent for communication and useful acquaintances for business development. The eCom21 conference is worth visiting in order to understand what will happen in the world of e-commerce tomorrow and to find many new ideas, useful contacts and partners. 

He is joined by the Head of ICONIC.VC Aleksey Pospekhov, “eCom21 combines representatives of different industries of online business, eCommerce, the banking sector and fintech in a wonderful way. This is an absolutely unique place, where colleagues with work experience in the USA, EU, Russia and Asia may exchange their experience and obtain new opportunities.” 

Chairman and CEO at Tal Ron, Drihem and Co., Law Firm Tal Itzhak Ron, when characterizing the Riga forum, emphasises, “eCom21 has become the leading conference in the field of payments in Central and Eastern Europe, and we are glad to have an opportunity to arrive to Riga again and meet our customers, friends and business partners here. We are especially fond of the ‘boutique’ format of this forum, where top managers gather - this is what favourably distinguishes it from overcrowded mass conferences. Other distinguishing features of eCom21 are the quality and variety of speeches.” 

Participants of the Sixth conference eCom21 will be entrepreneurs both from neighbouring countries - Estonia, Russia, Belarus - and from other regions of the world, including the Netherlands, the USA, Great Britain, Japan, Malta, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and other countries. 

The forum is traditionally held under the patronage of Latvian Rietumu Bank, which is the regional leader in servicing e-commerce. 

eCom21 is the largest international conference in the field of e-commerce in the Baltic states. It is visited by hundreds of participants from the Baltic states, Central, Eastern and Western Europe, CIS countries, Asia and other regions of the world. Every year heads of internationally recognised companies, e-commerce experts and business sharks are invited to the forum. The conference is held under the patronage of Rietumu Bank. 

The chief partner of the eCom21 conference is the international processing company DECTA. It provides a high-tech service for internet acquiring, processing and issuing of payment cards. It works with banks, payment service providers and corporate clients all over the world. 

Further information on the programme of eCom21 and the registration form is available on the website of the conference

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