Magento’s Imagine eCommerce Conference Starts Today

After much anticipation, February 7th 2011 is finally here.  Today is the first day of Magento’s inaugural Imagine eCommerce Conference.  More than 700 merchants, developers, partners, industry experts, sponsors and speakers have all converged in Los Angeles at the Hilton LAX for the opening reception that begins tonight.

Everyone is very excited, and a pre-conference buzz has already sparked on Twitter.  It’s going to be a fantastic event.

Speakers
The confirmed list of keynote speakers is an all-star roster of eCommerce and technology visionaries:

  • Blake Nordstrom, CEO, Nordstroms
  • Alfred Linn, Former COO, Zappos
  • Marten Mickos, Former CEO, MySQL AB
  • Warren Aldeman, President, GoDaddy
  • Naveed Anwar, Senior Director, PayPal X Developer Platform, PayPal
  • Brian Walker, Forrester Research

Registration
Be sure to sign in early at registration on Monday afternoon or Tuesday morning.  The conference is entirely sold out, and we want to make sure everyone makes it into the Tuesday morning keynotes on time.  You can check in beginning at 12pm this afternoon, and the registration desk will remain open until 8pm this evening.

A special thanks to our sponsors:

Silver Sponsors

  • Avalara
  • PredictiveIntent
  • Celebros
  • Nexcess
  • Interapptive/Shipworks
  • Optaros
  • Ixtens
  • CorraTech
  • TheFind
  • Zend

BRONZE

  • Order Motion
  • EmailVision
  • Moneybookers
  • The Grand River
  • Pitney Bowes

Swag Shoppe
Be sure to visit our sponsors in the Imagine eCommerce Marketplace to learn how they can help you grow even more successful online.  Each visit to a sponsor is worth “Magento Bucks” which can be used to purchase cool schwag in the Swag Shoppe.

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Tuesday Night Magento HQ Party LA-Style
On Tuesday night, Magento is inviting everyone at the Imagine Conference to Magento’s worldwide headquarters for a night of food, friends and fun...Los Angeles style. We’re packing our parking lot with Los Angeles’ world-famous food trucks, representing the best “street meat” from around the world.

Follow Imagine on Twitter
If you are not attending Imagine, we encourage you to follow us on our blog and on Twitter with @MagentoImagine for live tweets on news and announcements on Imagine eCommerce.  You can follow the entire conversation with hashtag #MagentoImagine.


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