Magento Enthusiasts to Gather at 2nd Annual IMAGINE eCommerce Conference – Las Vegas, April 23-25

Monday, April 09, 2012

Keynote Speakers Include: Screenwriter/producer Tim Kring; Alison Levine, author and explorer; Steve
Messer, serial entrepreneur; and Jim FitzGibbon, Four Seasons

CULVER CITY, Calif. — April 9, 2012 - Magento, the leading eCommerce platform and a part of X.commerce, an eBay Inc. company, today announced its second annual Imagine eCommerce Conference, a global event shaping the future of eCommerce, taking place April 23-25 in Las Vegas, NV. Already sold out, this year’s conference will host 1,300 merchants, partners, developers and Magento enthusiasts from around the world to participate in three days dedicated to collaboration, learning, networking, inspiration and imagination.

What

Imagine has something for all types of eCommerce audiences including inspiring keynotes by industry thought leaders, in-depth breakout sessions on important business and technical topics, on-site training and developer certification and powerful networking opportunities,

Who

Imagine keynote speakers are leaders of their industry and will challenge the audience to focus on what matters most in shaping entrepreneurs’ long-term success such as culture, people, leadership, information and brand.

  • Tim Kring – Emmy® Award Winning screenwriter and producer best known for his creation of the television series HEROES and his latest TV series, TOUCH
  • Alison Levine – Author and team captain of the First American Women’s Everest Expedition
  • Stephen Messer – co-founder and vice chairman of Collective[i] ™
  • Jim FitzGibbon – seasoned operations executive for the hospitality industry, with 35 years of his career working for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Breakout session speakers include: Warby Parker, Stussy, Blu Dot, Oneida, SmileyCookie.com,

Rovio (Angry Birds) and Ten Thousand Villages.

When

Monday, April 23 to Wednesday, April 25

Where

M Resort Spa Casino

12300 Las Vegas Blvd. S,

Henderson, NV 89044

For media registration, please email mariel@x.com.

About Magento

The Magento eCommerce platform serves more than 110,000 merchants worldwide and is supported by a global ecosystem of solution partners and third-party developers. Magento is a feature-rich, open-source, enterprise-class platform that offers merchants a high degree of flexibility and control over the user experience, catalog, content and functionality of their online store. In August 2011, Magento was acquired by eBay Inc., and is now part of the X.commerce, Inc. Based in Los Angeles, Magento is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization dedicated to the mission of enabling the eCommerce ecosystem.


About X.commerce

X.commerce brings together the technology assets and developer communities of eBay, PayPal and Magento to support eBay Inc.’s mission of enabling commerce. Through our ecosystem of developers, partners and tools, merchants now have access to open commerce technology to scale and grow their businesses.

About eBay Inc.

Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is about enabling commerce. We do so through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, which allows users to buy and sell in nearly every country on earth; through PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments; and through GSI, which facilitates ecommerce, multichannel retailing and digital marketing for global enterprises. eBay also reaches millions through specialized marketplaces such as StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, and eBay classifieds sites, which together have a presence in more than 1,000 cities around the world. For more information about the company and its global portfolio of online brands, visit www.ebayinc.com.