Prestashop Barcamp 7 : the ecommerce rendezvous
7 years in the market and Prestashop has achieved a global acceptance by demonstrating constant evolution, from being a new kid in the block to becoming a dominantly popular and one of the fastest growing open source ecommerce platforms. It has been preferred by more than 150,000 merchants in 163 countries for its fastness, reliability, scalability and ease of use.
Prestashop had been organizing its prestigious ecommerce event named as Barcamp since 2009. The Prestahop Community Barcamp event attracts Merchants, developers, designers, integrators, agencies and ecommerce enthusiasts from all around the world. It’s an excellent place to meet the Prestashop team and community members. After 6 successful Prestashop Barcamp meets, this year’s Prestashop Barcamp 7 has been decided to be held on 19th November at Paris. It’s going to be very special this year owing to the recent achievements of reaching a milestone of 3 million downloads stretching across 241 countries. On this occasion Prestashop has partnered with Trees for the Future organization and has made a commitment of planting 3,000 trees by this year end. Also the most anticipated Prestashop v1.6, promised to be smoother than ever, along with its newly refined ergonomics is on the way. They are calling 2013 a Come Back Year!
As every year there would be exclusive conferences at this year’s Barcamp to discuss on the latest trends and developments in ecommerce. It’s an ideal occasion to get tips from the leading experts of the ecommerce ecosystem.
Some of the biggest influencers of the web will be there at this year’s Barcamp 7 :
Benjamin Teszner – CEO, Prestashop
Bruno Lévêque – Co-founder, Prestashop
Stan Massueras – Country Manager, Advertising Solutions France, Twitter
Mark Otto – Co-founder and designer, Bootstrap GitHub
Stéphane Folliet – CEO, eBay France Trade Network
Philippe Plichon – Pole Transaction Director, Google France
Olivier Binet – Head of Business Development, PayPal
Along with the presentations by the eminent people there would also be arrangements for interactive workshops to learn and discover some of the best ecommerce practices.
There would be workshops on the following:
- Creating a Prestashop theme with Bootstrap 3.0
- Internationalization of an online store
- Optimizing and choosing hosting for your store
- Optimizing Google Adwords campaigns
- Getting a free SEO audit of your online store
- Optimizing website with PrestaShop Addons
- Introduction to Presta Box : ready to launch ecommerce solution
- Legal matters pertaining to ecommerce
- Prestashop module development
Also you can lead the conference with a topic of your choice by participating in the Space Barcamp event. You would be given a chance to speak on anything ranging from best practices, tips, feedbacks to ecommerce trends for 20mins. You can register here.
For more details and for registering to attend the event check the official website: http://barcamp.prestashop.com/