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Attendees

300+

CEOs

150+

Companies

200+

Countries

75+

It’s a great opportunity to network, with a friendly atmosphere, ample time for networking, and a good list of attendees.

Keizo Tsutsui | Executive Officer

From the high-calibre keynote speakers sourced from across the globe, to its first-class social events packed with networking opportunities, this Miami conference is not to be missed.

James Gray | CEO

This conference is the perfect place to meet passionate people working in the classifieds business but with very different ideas and ways to develop them.

Denise Esteves | Operations Manager

The Innovation Summit

Wednesday 20 June - Friday 23 June 2017

We’re about connecting and shaping the Online Classifieds industry on a global stage.

In 2017 on Miami’s South beach, we’re expecting + 300 C suite leaders from the Online Classifieds industry across Real Estate / Jobs / Auto/ Fashion / Personal / General Merchandise to join us across 3 days to share insight, network & socialise at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

Our summit theme is INNOVATION and we’ll hear from Global Leaders who are creating the Online Classifieds industry of Tomorrow.

Our mission is to provide a platform for leaders of the Online Classifieds industry be they CEOs, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, investors or start-ups to meet & interact.

It’s all about the ‘Smartest Minds in Online Classifieds’ exploring a diverse range of trends from: artificial intelligence, disruptive business models to the threats and opportunities for the industry.

The conference will be curated by our founder Simon Baker, the former CEO of the REA Group, Chairman of the Mitula Group & Real Estate Investar and serial digital investor.  Watch this video where Simon describes his aspirations for the summit.

Be Part of History and Join Us!

For the first time, the entire online classifieds industry will come together at South Beach Miami to learn, network & enjoy amazing social event.

Network & Learn

Meet a network of Online Classifieds Leaders who can help you find new ideas, innovations and solve real business challenges.

Join us to learn more about the Online Classifieds industry of Tomorrow.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

We are gathering the world’s leading and most inspired thinkers from across the Online Classifieds Industry to inspire your organization and provide a deep understanding of the trends and ideas that will reshape and create the industry of tomorrow. It’s all about industry leader speaking direct to industry leader, sharing real insight.

MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!

  • Simon Baker

  • Chairman

  • mitulagroup.com

  • Simon Baker

  • Chairman

  • mitulagroup.com

  • Company
    Mitula Group
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Simon Baker is the founder of Property Portal Watch. Involved with property portals for 15 years, he’s a well-recognised expert and industry consultant. As former CEO/MD of the REA Group for 8 years, Simon led the group to its current market leading position. When he joined REA Group in 2001, it had $4m in revenues, $6m in losses and an $8m market cap. By 2008, the company presided over $155m in revenues, $35m in EBITDA and enjoyed a peak market cap of $1b. Simon is currently Chairman of the Mitula Group and Real Estate Investar and a serial portal founder and  investor.
  • Karim Goudiaby

  • GM Vivanuncios Mexico (Ebay Classifieds Group)

  • ebay.com

  • Karim Goudiaby

  • GM Vivanuncios Mexico (Ebay Classifieds Group)

  • ebay.com

  • Company
    eBay
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Ex- CEO of W3 Brands (Vivastreet, EasyRoommate), Karim is now the GM of Vivanuncios, Mexico’s second largest free classifieds website in Mexico. Born in France, but citizen of the world, Karim has a 10 year + experience developing vertical and horizontal marketplaces around the world.
  • Ariel Meyer

  • General Manager Emerging Markets

  • ebay.com

  • Ariel Meyer

  • General Manager Emerging Markets

  • ebay.com

  • Nicolás Tejerina

  • CEO

  • navent.com

  • Nicolás Tejerina

  • CEO

  • navent.com

  • Company
    Navent
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Nicolás Tejerina is CEO & Co- Founder of Navent, Latin America’s leading online realestate and jobs Classifieds Company. He previously worked for 10 years for the online Job portal Bumeran.com, the last 5 years as CEO. He was able to add value, through technology, to two key needs in the life of any person: look for a job and finding a house.  His business vision allowed him to get ahead with real estate using the same strategies he used before with jobs: attracted investors, regionalised the company that today has presence in 9 countries through 25 offices, employing 850 people, each of its brands is No. 1 or 2 in each country in which it operates. With 15 years of experience at the Internet industry, he assembled a world class management team that aims to turn Navent into the undisputed leader in Jobs and RE classifieds in Latin America. Before entering the world of Internet, Tejerina worked as a Business Consultant at Price Waterhouse. He has a Bachelor Degree in International Relations form Torcuato Di Tella University.
  • Elaine Richards

  • Executive Vice President, Business Operations

  • cars.com

  • Elaine Richards

  • Executive Vice President, Business Operations

  • cars.com

  • Company
    Cars.com
  • Company Website
  • Scott Pechstein

  • Vice President of Sales

  • autobytel.com

  • Scott Pechstein

  • Vice President of Sales

  • autobytel.com

  • Henrik Christensen

  • CEO

  • jobbsafari.se

  • Henrik Christensen

  • CEO

  • jobbsafari.se

  • Lucas Vargas

  • CEO

  • vivareal.com.br

  • Lucas Vargas

  • CEO

  • vivareal.com.br

  • Company
    VivaReal
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Lucas Vargas is the CEO of VivaReal since June 2016. He joined VivaReal in 2012 as VP of Sales, focused on spearheading the company’s expansion into new territories across Brazil and driving revenue. Over time the scope of his responsibilities expanded to other areas of the business and in the end of 2015  he was promoted to COO. Prior to VivaReal, Lucas was co-CEO of Groupon Brazil, where he was also responsible for managing the sales organisation, over 300 people in 50 cities. Before Groupon, Lucas worked at Bain & Company as a consultant, at Santander Bank as an M&A Specialist, and at PwC Mexico as an auditor. Lucas completed his MBA at Harvard. He holds a Business Administration degree from the University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). He also graduated from the Military Engineering Institute (IME) where he studied Telecommunication Engineering. See Lucas in action at the recent Property Portal Watch Conference in Madrid in Sep 2016
  • Charles Pittar

  • CEO

  • Juwai.com

  • Charles Pittar

  • CEO

  • Juwai.com

  • Company
    Juwai.com
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Charles Pittar is CEO and former COO of Juwai.com, the No. 1 Chinese international real estate website, with more than 2 million users every month looking at real estate listings from 89 countries. Prior to Juwai.com, he was Asia COO for Macquarie Bank. He has spent the past 12 years in Greater China, working at both Goldman Sachs and Citigroup. Charles worked for ONYX Software, a startup software vendor that successfully listed in 2000, as the MD for Australasia. Charles began his career at Microsoft, establishing the company’s operations throughout the Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa/Middle East.
  • Georg Chmiel

  • Chairman of iCar Asia

  • www.icarasia.com

  • Georg Chmiel

  • Chairman of iCar Asia

  • www.icarasia.com

  • Company
    iCarAsia
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    An executive with a strong background in growth companies and the capital market with particular focus on real estate groups, online portals and media companies.
  • Gabriel Gruber

  • CEO

  • properati.com

  • Gabriel Gruber

  • CEO

  • properati.com

  • David González Castro

  • Founder

  • redarbor.net

  • David González Castro

  • Founder

  • redarbor.net

  • Marco Marlia

  • CEO & Co-Founder

  • motork.co.uk

  • Marco Marlia

  • CEO & Co-Founder

  • motork.co.uk

  • Felix Wetzel

  • Managing Director

  • zyxassociates.com

  • Felix Wetzel

  • Managing Director

  • zyxassociates.com

  • Company
    zyx associates
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Previously CMO with companies such as Jobsite, Jobrapido, Evenbase, carwow and known Recruitment Market Analyst and Advisor to several HRTech companies.
  • Sudhir Pai

  • CEO

  • magicbricks.com

  • Sudhir Pai

  • CEO

  • magicbricks.com

  • Company
    Magicbricks.com
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Sudhir is the CEO of Magicbricks.com. He has 16 years of multi-industry management experience across Internet, Consumer Goods, Banking & Medical Electronics.  He has spent 11 years at the Times of India Group, of which the last 6 years have been in leading Magicbricks.com. Under his leadership, Magicbricks has developed cutting edge products and solutions which solve deep rooted problems for all stakeholders in the real estate sector. He has been instrumental in scaling up Magicbricks and taking it up to a clear leadership position within the hotly contested online real estate portal segment in India. Sudhir is an avid reader, trekker and is passionate about new products and emerging business models in the consumer internet space.
  • Mariano Nejamkis

  • General Manager of Transactional Services

  • elcomercio.pe/

  • Mariano Nejamkis

  • General Manager of Transactional Services

  • elcomercio.pe/

  • Ian Whittaker

  • Head of European Media Research

  • liberum.com

  • Ian Whittaker

  • Head of European Media Research

  • liberum.com

  • Company
    Liberum Capital Limited
  • Company Website
  • Deren Baker

  • CEO

  • jumpshot.com

  • Deren Baker

  • CEO

  • jumpshot.com

  • Company
    Jumpshot
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Deren joined Jumpshot as the company’s CEO from Switchfly where he served as Chief Operating Officer, running the Product, Professional Services, Account Management and Analytics departments. Prior to Switchfly, Deren was VP of Product at EzRez, after holding senior roles at Travelocity. Deren received his MBA from Duke University and his bachelor’s degree in American History and English from Vanderbilt University. When he’s out of the office, Deren balances the fine line between spending time with his two young daughters, rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs and obsessing over Crossfit data.
  • Luis Castanheira

  • Co-Founder & CEO

  • boatodyssey.com

  • Luis Castanheira

  • Co-Founder & CEO

  • boatodyssey.com

  • Marc Lesnick

  • President

  • internetdatingconference.com

  • Marc Lesnick

  • President

  • internetdatingconference.com

  • Company
    iDate
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Marc Lesnick is the organizer of both real and digital events for various industries. Mentioned in The New York Times, Forbes Magazine, Barrons Magazine, BBC, National Public Radio, Business Week Magazine, Time Magazine as well as others. Mr. Lesnick is the President of Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. He speaks at numerous conventions and is also an expert on virtual events. Mr. Lesnick also runs Utail.com, a viral marketing tool for eCommerce sites.
  • Mark Brooks

  • CEO

  • courtlandbrooks.com

  • Mark Brooks

  • CEO

  • courtlandbrooks.com

  • Company
    Courtland Brooks & OnlinePersonalsWatch.com
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Mark runs the Courtland Brooks agency which is a team of world-class Internet dating marketing professionals.  They provide marketing, strategy, PR and business development services. Mark’s been immersed in the business of Internet dating since 1998 and run the daily news service OnlinePersonalsWatch.com.  He’s been quoted by top media (see http://goo.gl/0pBWqn) and keynoted at over 40 of the Internet Dating business conferences since 2004.
  • Javier Etxebeste

  • Co-Founder

  • daybat.io

  • Javier Etxebeste

  • Co-Founder

  • daybat.io

  • Company
    Daybat Ltd
  • Company Website
  • Will Evans

  • Chief Design Officer

  • praxisflow.semanticfoundry.com

  • Will Evans

  • Chief Design Officer

  • praxisflow.semanticfoundry.com

  • Company
    PraxisFlow
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Will Evans defines and recontextualizes the convergence of practice and theory using Lean Systems, Design Thinking, DevOps, and Service Design with global enterprises from NYC to Berlin to Singapore. As Chief Design Officer at PraxisFlow, he works with a select group of clients undergoing Lean and Agile transformations across the entire organization. Will is also the Design Thinker-in-Residence at NYU Stern’s Berkley Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Will was previously the Managing Director of TLCLabs, the world’s leading Lean Design Innovation consultancy where he brought LeanUX, Lean and Kanban to large media, finance, and healthcare companies. Before TLC, he led experience design and research for TheLadders in New York City. He has over 15 years industry experience in design innovation, user experience strategy and research. His roles include directing UX for social network analytics & terrorism modeling at AIR Worldwide, UX Architect for social media site Gather.com, and UX Architect for travel search engine Kayak.com. He worked at Lotus/IBM where he was the senior information architect, and for Curl – a DARPA-funded MIT project when he was at the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science. He lives in New York, NY, and drinks far too much coffee. He Co-Founded and Co-Chaired the LeanUXNYC conference, Founded the AgileUX NYC conference, and was also the User Experience track chair for the Agile 2012/2013/2014 conferences.
  • David Stephenson

  • Chief Data Scientist

  • dsianalytics.com/

  • David Stephenson

  • Chief Data Scientist

  • dsianalytics.com/

  • Company
    DSI Analytics
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    David Stephenson was previously Head of Global Analytics for eBay Classifieds and for the past three years has worked as an independent consultant in the field of data science and big data analytics.  He works alongside regional and global online companies as they develop their BI and data science programs.   He recently concluded an extensive engagement for a rapidly growing subsidiary of Axel Springer operating in the online classifieds space.  David completed his Ph.D. at Cornell University and was subsequently Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, teaching applied analytics to graduate students in the engineering and Wharton business schools.

Conference Themes

Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality

Exploring the potential of the latest mega trend in Virtual & Augmented Reality across the portal industry

Social Media - friend or foe

Social media channels like Facebook are setting up marketplaces. What’s the impact for portals – friend or foe?

Emerging Markets

Asia, Africa & LATAM are young markets – hear about the opportunities & challenges of playing in these markets

Disruption

New business models are now challenging the market incumbents. So what does the portal industry of tomorrow look like?

Big Data

Get beyond the buzz word & learn about how portals are creating better customer experiences via Big Data

Capital Raising

Learn about the key techniques from investors on how to do a successful multi-million $ raise

Customer Experience

In an increasingly commoditised world, customer experience & good design is a real opportunity to win in your market

Bots & Live Chat

Bots & Live Chat applications which leverage AI are driving real customer value. Hear about successful deployments in the portal industry

Mobile vs apps

Are apps an industry disruptor or a complement to our existing businesses. Will changes in technology make this debate irrelevant?

Horizontal vs vertical

How is this ongoing battle for customers and audience playing out around the world and what does it mean for you

AI & Machine learning

AI and machine learning are the new mobile – we take a look at technologies and how they can be applied

Pricing

Learn how to take a strategic approach to pricing to grow revenues and increase retention

Micro-services

Discover more about this approach to development how it can help you to scale and stop reinventing the wheel

The Summit Experience

We’re bringing together the Global Online Classifieds Industry:
Property / Jobs / Auto / Fashion / Personal / General Merchandise

Who’s coming:
CEO / Executives / Start Ups / Investors / Industry Suppliers

The Summit Experience:
Keynotes / Round-tables / Workshops / Masterclasses / Start Up Pitch Club / Networking / Social Events

Network & Learn

The only conference of it’s kind for Online Classifieds Leaders like me

Meet a network of Online Classifieds Leaders that can help you

The place to engage Online Classifieds Peers for new ideas, innovations and how to solve real business challenges

Themes for 2017:
VR & AR / Social Media – friend or foe / Emerging Markets Opportunities / Disrupting the Disruptors / Big Data / Capital Raising / Customer Experience

Be Part of History:
For the first time, the entire online classifieds industry will come together at South Beach Miami to learn, contribute & network.

JOIN US!

 

Conference Agenda

Proposed Conference Agenda
Time Company Speakers Topic & Overview
09:00 - 17:00 Mitula Group
Simon Baker
Mitula Group

Simon Baker Classifieds MasterClass

Join Simon Baker world renowned online classifieds thought leader, investor & entrepreneur teach and share the A-Z of building a successful online classifieds business. Simon will bring to life the tactics he used to take the REA Group from the garage to a $1b business.
09:00 - 17:00
Will Evans
PraxisFlow

Design Thinking + Lean Start Up Bootcamp for Classifieds

Learn the popular method and techniques from the Design Thinking & Lean Start Up movement and how they can be applied to the online classifieds industry
Time
09:00 - 17:00
Company
Mitula
Speakers
Simon Baker
Topic & Overview

Simon Baker Classifieds MasterClass

Join Simon Baker world renowned online classifieds thought leader, investor & entrepreneur teach and share the A-Z of building a successful online classifieds business. Simon will bring to life the tactics he used to take the REA Group from the garage to a $1b business.
Time
09:00 - 17:00
Company
Speakers
Will Evans
Topic & Overview

Design Thinking + Lean Start Up Bootcamp for Classifieds

Learn the popular method and techniques from the Design Thinking & Lean Start Up movement and how they can be applied to the online classifieds industry
Time Company Speakers Topic & Overview
13:30 - 13:45 Mitula Group
Simon Baker
Mitula Group

Welcome

Welcome to Global Online Classifieds summit
13:45 - 15:15

Afternoon Session 1 - Keynotes

What's the context for classifieds? What have we got to do to win now? What and where is innovation required to win in the future?
13:45 - 14:15

Keynote Speaker: Horizontal Classifieds

Horizontal Classifieds once the poor relation in newspapers now huge marketplaces we look at the forces shaping classifieds, the path to monetisation and the impact of technology.
14:15 - 14:45 Red Arbor
David González Castro
Red Arbor

Keynote Speaker: Jobs

Jobs classifieds is moving beyond just being a jobs board. So what does the future look like for the jobs classifieds industry? Hear from our industry expert how online jobs classifieds are innovating to create greater customer engagement
14:45 - 15:15 Cars.com
Elaine Richards
Cars.com

Keynote Speaker: Auto

Online auto classifieds is a massive industry and crowded with competition. So how do you create an experience which gets you into the fast lane? Learn about the key tactics global brands are using to gain a competitive advantage
15:15 - 16:00

Afternoon Tea

Opportunity to have some refreshments & network
16:00 - 17:30

Afternoon Session 2 - Classifieds in Context

This session will explore the impact of disruption on online classifieds businesses which is driving the mandate to 'Innovate or Die'
16:00 - 16:30 VivaReal
Lucas Vargas
VivaReal

Keynote Speker: Property

With a Unicorn in the form of OpenDoor and challengers to the Real Estate Agency model competition is heating up. We take a look at what's in store for property portals.
16:30 - 17:00

Classifieds Market Share

The winners and losers in traffic and App downloads.
17:00 - 17:30 LIberium Capital
Ian Whittaker
Liberum Capital Limited

Classifieds Analyst Perspectives

Hear from a leading analyst on what drives your valuation & stock price
17:30 - 17:45 Mitula Group
Simon Baker
Mitula Group

Simon Baker Wrap Up

Closing thoughts for Day 1
18:00 - 19:00

Drinks by the Pool

Time to mingle poolside at the RitzCarlton
19:00 - 22:30

Mystery Dinner

Head out for an intimate dinner with your global colleagues. The team at Global Online Classifieds will organise for our delegates a group dinner whereby you have a fabulous meal with your global colleagues. This is a great way to network & make new connections in an informal setting
Time
13:30 - 13:45
Company
Mitula
Speakers
Simon Baker
Topic & Overview

Welcome

Welcome to Global Online Classifieds summit
Time
13:45 - 15:15
Company
Topic & Overview

Afternoon Session 1 - Keynotes

What's the context for classifieds? What have we got to do to win now? What and where is innovation required to win in the future?
Time
13:45 - 14:15
Company
Topic & Overview

Keynote Speaker: Horizontal Classifieds

Horizontal Classifieds once the poor relation in newspapers now huge marketplaces we look at the forces shaping classifieds, the path to monetisation and the impact of technology.
Time
14:15 - 14:45
Company
Red
Speakers
David González Castro
Topic & Overview

Keynote Speaker: Jobs

Jobs classifieds is moving beyond just being a jobs board. So what does the future look like for the jobs classifieds industry? Hear from our industry expert how online jobs classifieds are innovating to create greater customer engagement
Time
14:45 - 15:15
Company
Cars.com
Speakers
Elaine Richards
Topic & Overview

Keynote Speaker: Auto

Online auto classifieds is a massive industry and crowded with competition. So how do you create an experience which gets you into the fast lane? Learn about the key tactics global brands are using to gain a competitive advantage
Time
15:15 - 16:00
Company
Topic & Overview

Afternoon Tea

Opportunity to have some refreshments & network
Time
16:00 - 17:30
Company
Topic & Overview

Afternoon Session 2 - Classifieds in Context

This session will explore the impact of disruption on online classifieds businesses which is driving the mandate to 'Innovate or Die'
Time
16:00 - 16:30
Company
VivaReal
Speakers
Lucas Vargas
Topic & Overview

Keynote Speker: Property

With a Unicorn in the form of OpenDoor and challengers to the Real Estate Agency model competition is heating up. We take a look at what's in store for property portals.
Time
16:30 - 17:00
Company
Topic & Overview

Classifieds Market Share

The winners and losers in traffic and App downloads.
Time
17:00 - 17:30
Company
LIberium
Speakers
Ian Whittaker
Topic & Overview

Classifieds Analyst Perspectives

Hear from a leading analyst on what drives your valuation & stock price
Time
17:30 - 17:45
Company
Mitula
Speakers
Simon Baker
Topic & Overview

Simon Baker Wrap Up

Closing thoughts for Day 1
Time
18:00 - 19:00
Company
Topic & Overview

Drinks by the Pool

Time to mingle poolside at the RitzCarlton
Time
19:00 - 22:30
Company
Topic & Overview

Mystery Dinner

Head out for an intimate dinner with your global colleagues. The team at Global Online Classifieds will organise for our delegates a group dinner whereby you have a fabulous meal with your global colleagues. This is a great way to network & make new connections in an informal setting
Time Company Speakers Topic & Overview
09:00 - 10:30

Morning Session 1 : Finding different ways to win

There are too many "Me too" businesses out there. Where should we play? And how can we win?
09:00 - 09:30 https://www.cargurus.com/
Diego Sanson
Car Gurus

How do you take on a gigantic market leader?

Fireside Chat
Classifieds is a winner takes it all market, can any start-up compete hear the Cargurus story
09:30 - 10:00 iCar Asia
Georg Chmiel
iCarAsia

Property Classifieds

AI & Chatbots - hear how they are creating a better customer experience & delivering better leads to agents
10:00 - 10:30 Point Nine Capital
Mathias Ockenfels
Point Nine Capital

Saas Marketplaces

Providing Saas to commercial customers provides a sustainable advantage and drives revenues
10:30 - 11:00

Morning Tea

Opportunity to have some refreshments & network
11:00 - 12:30

Morning Session 2 : Finding different ways to win

Innovation driven by data - making strategic choices, developing products should be driven by data not gut instinct
11:00 - 11:30 Simon-Kucher Partners
André Weber
Simon-Kucher

Pricing and Monetisation

Too often pricing is an afterthought, whereas it should be at the heart of business strategy. Learn from the world's leading pricing consultants on how to monetise your products and innovations effectively.
11:30 - 12:00 Jumpshot
Deren Baker
Jumpshot

Capital Raising, Growth & Global: Keynote

So what are the opportunities in emerging markets & what's the growth rates seen across these countries?
12:00 - 12:30 DSI Analytics
David Stephenson
DSI Analytics

Capital Raising, Growth & Global: Case Study

Building a global classifieds business - what's the do's & don'ts when scaling a business across the planet
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00

Afternoon Session 1 - Industry Knowledge Share & Workshops

Teams workshop activity encouraging cross industry knowledge sharing
13:30 - 14:30

Industry Knowledge Share: Industry Workshops Breakout Session

Teams form to explore & debate key industry challenges.
14:30 - 15:00

Industry Knowledge Share: Jobs - CEO Panel Discussion

CEOs & industry leaders who have participated in the workshops sessions will share back the key themes & insights
15:00 - 15:45

Afternoon Tea

Opportunity to have some refreshments & network
15:45 - 18:15

Afternoon Session 2 - Pitch Club

The Shark Tank of Online Classifieds
15:45 - 17:15

Pitch Club

Five amazing start ups pitch for funding to leading global investors. This is a shark tank like session where start ups pitch to investors & the audience for capital & feedback
17:15 - 17:45

Start-Up Panel

Start-Up Panel - Are start-ups bringing anything new to the market? Are existing players lacking innovative spark? Does innovation have to be expensive?
17:45 - 18:00 Mitula Group
Simon Baker
Mitula Group

Closing Thoughts for Day 2

Wrap up Day 2
19:00 - 22:00

GALA EVENT

Join us at an amazing beachside location for our Gala Social event - it will be a pretty crazy night
Time
09:00 - 10:30
Company
Topic & Overview

Morning Session 1 : Finding different ways to win

There are too many "Me too" businesses out there. Where should we play? And how can we win?
Time
09:00 - 09:30
Company
https://www.cargurus.com/
Speakers
Diego Sanson
Topic & Overview

How do you take on a gigantic market leader?

Fireside Chat
Classifieds is a winner takes it all market, can any start-up compete hear the Cargurus story
Time
09:30 - 10:00
Company
iCar
Speakers
Georg Chmiel
Topic & Overview

Property Classifieds

AI & Chatbots - hear how they are creating a better customer experience & delivering better leads to agents
Time
10:00 - 10:30
Company
Point
Speakers
Mathias Ockenfels
Topic & Overview

Saas Marketplaces

Providing Saas to commercial customers provides a sustainable advantage and drives revenues
Time
10:30 - 11:00
Company
Topic & Overview

Morning Tea

Opportunity to have some refreshments & network
Time
11:00 - 12:30
Company
Topic & Overview

Morning Session 2 : Finding different ways to win

Innovation driven by data - making strategic choices, developing products should be driven by data not gut instinct
Time
11:00 - 11:30
Company
Simon-Kucher
Speakers
André Weber
Topic & Overview

Pricing and Monetisation

Too often pricing is an afterthought, whereas it should be at the heart of business strategy. Learn from the world's leading pricing consultants on how to monetise your products and innovations effectively.
Time
11:30 - 12:00
Company
Jumpshot
Speakers
Deren Baker
Topic & Overview

Capital Raising, Growth & Global: Keynote

So what are the opportunities in emerging markets & what's the growth rates seen across these countries?
Time
12:00 - 12:30
Company
DSI
Speakers
David Stephenson
Topic & Overview

Capital Raising, Growth & Global: Case Study

Building a global classifieds business - what's the do's & don'ts when scaling a business across the planet
Lunch
Time: 12:00 - 12:30
Time
13:30 - 15:00
Company
Topic & Overview

Afternoon Session 1 - Industry Knowledge Share & Workshops

Teams workshop activity encouraging cross industry knowledge sharing
Time
13:30 - 14:30
Company
Topic & Overview

Industry Knowledge Share: Industry Workshops Breakout Session

Teams form to explore & debate key industry challenges.
Time
14:30 - 15:00
Company
Topic & Overview

Industry Knowledge Share: Jobs - CEO Panel Discussion

CEOs & industry leaders who have participated in the workshops sessions will share back the key themes & insights
Time
15:00 - 15:45
Company
Topic & Overview

Afternoon Tea

Opportunity to have some refreshments & network
Time
15:45 - 18:15
Company
Topic & Overview

Afternoon Session 2 - Pitch Club

The Shark Tank of Online Classifieds
Time
15:45 - 17:15
Company
Topic & Overview

Pitch Club

Five amazing start ups pitch for funding to leading global investors. This is a shark tank like session where start ups pitch to investors & the audience for capital & feedback
Time
17:15 - 17:45
Company
Topic & Overview

Start-Up Panel

Start-Up Panel - Are start-ups bringing anything new to the market? Are existing players lacking innovative spark? Does innovation have to be expensive?
Time
17:45 - 18:00
Company
Mitula
Speakers
Simon Baker
Topic & Overview

Closing Thoughts for Day 2

Wrap up Day 2
Time
19:00 - 22:00
Company
Topic & Overview

GALA EVENT

Join us at an amazing beachside location for our Gala Social event - it will be a pretty crazy night
Time Company Speakers Topic & Overview
09:00 - 10:30

Morning Session 2 - Looking into the Future

Exploring the mega trends and innovations shaping the classifieds industry of tomorrow
09:00 - 09:30
Javier Etxebeste
Daybat Ltd
Henrik Christensen
Jobbsafari
Sudhir Pai
Magicbricks.com
Luis Castanheira
Boat Odyssey

Industry Panel - New approaches to old problems.

So what does the future look like for the Classifieds Industry of Tomorrow?
09:30 - 10:00 Autobytel
Scott Pechstein
Autobytel Inc.

Emerging technologies that Engage, Convert and Sell

We take a look at how to use proven technologies to move the offline experience online where customers are doing their shopping today. The end result? More engagements, increased conversions, and accelerated sales
10:00 - 10:30
Ariel Meyer
eBay
Nicolás Tejerina
Navent

Industry Roundtable - Horizontal vs Vertical

What is the winning strategy?
10:30 - 11:00

Morning Tea

Opportunity to have some refreshments & network
11:00 - 12:30

Morning Session 2 - Creating the Competitive Advantage

Exploring how leading businesses are creating an edge to build a sustainable competitive advantage
11:00 - 11:30

Keynote Speaker - Capital Raising, Growth & Global: Case Study

Building a global classifieds business - what's the do's & don'ts when scaling a business across the planet
11:30 - 12:00

Investor & VC Panel Discussion

Hear from a panel of global investors on how to get a deal done when buying and selling an online classified business
12:00 - 12:30

Round Table- Reflections from Five CEOs

Reflections on the week that was at the Global Online Classifieds summit.
12:30 - 12:40 Mitula Group
Simon Baker
Mitula Group

Conference Wrap Up

Closing comments & thanks
Time
09:00 - 10:30
Company
Topic & Overview

Morning Session 2 - Looking into the Future

Exploring the mega trends and innovations shaping the classifieds industry of tomorrow
Time
09:00 - 09:30
Company
Speakers
Javier Etxebeste
Henrik Christensen
Sudhir Pai
Luis Castanheira
Topic & Overview

Industry Panel - New approaches to old problems.

So what does the future look like for the Classifieds Industry of Tomorrow?
Time
09:30 - 10:00
Company
Autobytel
Speakers
Scott Pechstein
Topic & Overview

Emerging technologies that Engage, Convert and Sell

We take a look at how to use proven technologies to move the offline experience online where customers are doing their shopping today. The end result? More engagements, increased conversions, and accelerated sales
Time
10:00 - 10:30
Company
Speakers
Ariel Meyer
Nicolás Tejerina
Topic & Overview

Industry Roundtable - Horizontal vs Vertical

What is the winning strategy?
Time
10:30 - 11:00
Company
Topic & Overview

Morning Tea

Opportunity to have some refreshments & network
Time
11:00 - 12:30
Company
Topic & Overview

Morning Session 2 - Creating the Competitive Advantage

Exploring how leading businesses are creating an edge to build a sustainable competitive advantage
Time
11:00 - 11:30
Company
Topic & Overview

Keynote Speaker - Capital Raising, Growth & Global: Case Study

Building a global classifieds business - what's the do's & don'ts when scaling a business across the planet
Time
11:30 - 12:00
Company
Topic & Overview

Investor & VC Panel Discussion

Hear from a panel of global investors on how to get a deal done when buying and selling an online classified business
Time
12:00 - 12:30
Company
Topic & Overview

Round Table- Reflections from Five CEOs

Reflections on the week that was at the Global Online Classifieds summit.
Time
12:30 - 12:40
Company
Mitula
Speakers
Simon Baker
Topic & Overview

Conference Wrap Up

Closing comments & thanks

Companies Who Have Attended Our Conferences

Conference Pricing

Corporate
Individuals working in the Classified Industry.
Super Early Bird Early Bird Full Price Onsite
$1125 $1275 $1500 $1700
$1824
w/ Masterclass
$1974
w/ Masterclass
$2199
w/ Masterclass
$2399
w/ Masterclass
Investors/VC
Businesses that provide capital funding to the Classifieds Industry.
Super Early Bird Early Bird Full Price Onsite
$1350 $1530 $1800 $2000
$2049
w/ Masterclass
$2229
w/ Masterclass
$2499
w/ Masterclass
$2699
w/ Masterclass
Service Providers
Suppliers to the Online Classifieds Industry.
Super Early Bird Early Bird Full Price Onsite
$1700 $1900 $2250 $2450
$2399
w/ Masterclass
$2599
w/ Masterclass
$2949
w/ Masterclass
$3149
w/ Masterclass
Startup
Emerging and early stage classifieds businesses. Requires qualification.
Super Early Bird Early Bird Full Price Onsite
$750 $750 $750 $950
$1169
w/ Startup Masterclass
$1169
w/ Startup Masterclass
$1169
w/ Startup Masterclass
$1369
w/ Startup Masterclass
 

Conference Pricing Schedule

Super Early Bird Ends 7/4/17
Early Bird 8/4/17 - 13/5/17
Full Price 14/5/17 - 20/6/17
On-Site 21/6/17
 

Conference Sponsors

A very special thank you to our conference sponsors.
Gold Sponsor

mitulagroup.com

Mitula Group
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apimo.net

Apimo
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Gold Sponsor

distilnetworks.com

Distil Networks
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Bronze Sponsor

trovit.com

Trovit
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