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eCommerce Expo Ireland’s first event a huge success!

26th October 2014 by eCommerce Expo

Crowne Plaza Dublin Northwood / OCTOBER 7th 2014

We held the very first eCommerce expo event in October 2014 and it was a very successful 1 day event. The first of it’s kind specializing in educating and helping Irish Businesses on how best to approach critical areas of ecommerce from planning, vender and platform selection, requirements gathering, SEO and digital marketing, customer service, shipping and logistics, international selling and even VAT and tax implications.

Presentation 2014

You can download a copy of the days presentations here: Presentation 2014 (10MB)

Speakers 2014

Below are a list of the great speakers we had at our October 2014 eCommerce Expo event.

eCommerce Expo Speakers 2014

Below are a list of the great speakers we had at our October 2014 eCommerce Expo event.

Stephen Quinn is one of the co-founders of Evolution Digital, One of Ireland's Leading and first Digital & Online Marketing Companies.

Stephen Quinn

Evolution Digital

Bob Curran has been involved in the online arena for over 14 years. An avid networker, he has Retail management connections throughout the UK and Ireland.

Bob Curran

Buy 4 Now

Willows Consulting’s Managing Director will be speaking about how to choose your ecommerce platform, the pitfalls, how to integrate and future proof your chosen platform into your existing IT infrastructure.

Sean Owens

Willows Consulting

Paul Dunne is Head of Business Development in Ireland for Realex Payments; one of Europe’s leading online payment gateways, processing in excess of €28bn per annum for over 12,000 businesses.

Paul Dunne


John Cunningham is the founder of John has grown from a fledgling home based start-up in 2003 to become the largest retailer of Educational Books in Ireland.

John Cunningham


Formerly of Arnotts and eBay, now he is the Multi-channel manager at Mick's Garage and he is responsible for adding approx 10 new channels this year, in 3 different languages across, 4 major countries.

Vinny OBrien

Micks Garage

Lisa Dowling is a VAT Manager with and has over 10 years experience in international VAT compliance and consultancy.

Lisa Dowling


Julie Colclough is founder and Managing Director of Eurobase. Founded in 1992, Eurobase provides multi lingual customer support services and order fulfilment services on behalf of US, Australian, Asian and Irish online retailers.

Julie Colclough


Tim has worked for DPD since 2008 and is now a senior member of their sales organisation. Tim has worked with over 100 Irish online retailers in this time, ranging from small independent start-ups to multinational retailers.

Tim Dare

DPD Ireland

Fergal is co-founder of Eccomplished, the retail technology accelerator. Prior to Eccomplished Fergal co-founded 10CMS (now Amplience), a leading ecommerce solution provider with over 300 customers globally.

Fergal OMullane


Image Gallery

A huge thank you to the very talented Ger Holland for her photography skills on the day! You can check out her work here

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