About the Organisers
You will find below details about the organisers and partners of the 6th Annual European E-Commerce Conference.
Forum Europe www.forum-europe.com
Forum Europe is the leading EU dedicated conference and event provider. Founded in 1989 and with offices at the heart of the European Union in Brussels, Forum Europe specialises in EU focussed political and economic conferences and debates. We work successfully with businesses, institutions, NGOs and governments alike while organising our own portfolio of sector leading events.
The Forum Europe team consists of multilingual EU policy and events specialists and our strategic services can maintain and develop your networks at EU level while delivering forums where key issues can be aired and debated.
You can find out more about us by going to www.forum-europe.com
EMOTA, the European Multi-channel and Online Trade Association, is the umbrella organisation of at present 23 national associations representing the interests of e-retailers and multi-channel distance sellers.
EMOTA members’ associate companies offer a competitve range of goods and services including clothing, books, consumer electronics, cosmetics, furniture, gardening articles and wines. As early adopters of online technology, they have seen their internet operations make impressive progress over the past few years. In some European markets the internet is already, by some distance, the dominant channel.
EMOTA listens to opinions and ideas of its members, European lawmakers, business leaders and consumers, and builds consensus by combining the best of what distance sellers need to remain successful and what their costumers need to be satisfied.
UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight, the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. UPS has been active in the European market since 1976. It introduced a pan European Service portfolio in 1996, providing seamless delivery solutions within the EU, allowing its customers to capitalize on the internal European market. UPS currently employs over 40.000 people in Europe.
Founded in 1995, eBay Inc. connects hundreds of millions of people around the world every day, empowering them to explore new opportunities and innovate together. eBay Inc. does this by providing the Internet platforms of choice for global commerce and payments. Since its inception, eBay Inc. has expanded to include some of the strongest brands in the world, including eBay, PayPal, Marktplaats, StubHub, Shopping.com, and others. eBay Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, California.
International Post Corporation www.ipc.be
International Post Corporation (IPC) is a cooperative association of 24 member postal operators in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Over the past two decades IPC has provided industry leadership by driving service quality and interoperability, supporting its members to ensure the high performance of international mail, packet and parcel services, providing solutions to enable the growth of cross-border e-Commerce, and developing the IT infrastructure required to achieve this. IPC engages in industry research, creates business-critical intelligence, provides a range of platforms for member post CEOs and senior management to exchange best practices and discuss strategy, and gives its members an authoritative, independent and collective voice. IPC also manages the system for incentive – based payments between postal operators. With member delivering some 80 % of global postal mail, IPC represents the majority of the world’s mail volume.
MasterCard (NYSE: MA), is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.
Uglii is a patented protected spatial search and marketplace system for all legitimate businesses, governments, persons and households. Uglii economic modelling suggests all economies will benefit by at least 1% in GDP per year from Uglii. Modelling by governments of some developing economies suggests they will benefit by up to 3% increase.
Postal Systems are ideal National Partners of the Uglii System because of their relationships with all governments, businesses, adult persons and households within their economy. Posts can join the Uglii Coalition as a National Partner at no cost and earn significant revenues with little effort.
Partnerships are limited.