The fourth edition of eCommerce Expo Conference TeCOMM was held on 30 and 31 October at the Grand Hotel Italia in Cluj Napoca. Over 400 representatives of online shops, marketing specialists, SEO and web analysts, journalists and specialists in other fields attended.
In the two days of presentations, workshops and discussions, participants received advice and new methods of optimization for sales sites, compared the ecommerce industry trends to those outside of Romania, looked online B2B and B2C transactions, weighing sales figures.
Participants received forecasts on ecommerce trends in 2015, new opportunities for sales growth and new opportunities for collaboration. Among the trends discussed were: market places, regional development or virtual wallets.
Among the speakers, professionals in online field, were: Google, Aoro.ro, Bitdefender, Cargus, FAN Courier, Estee Lauder, Fashion Days, Webdigital, GeoRanker, Padicode, La Redoute and others.
ICT Proposers’ Day 2014 was held October 9-10 this year in Florence, Italy. The main theme of the event was the European Horizon 2020 funding program for 2015 in the field of Information Technology and Communications (ITC) and it was a good opportunity to establish connections and partnerships between clusters entities representing universities, research institutes, shareholders, SMEs and public authorities in Europe.
The event included:
- Information sessions on preparing and submitting funding proposals for Horizon 2020;
- Stands where representatives of the European Commission could provide updated information on the research and innovation actions funded under the work program 2015, and the content of calls for proposals for these calls;
- networking sessions organized according to the Pillars and Topics of the financing work programme 2015 where potential applicants presented their project ideas;
- ample space for informal networking and pre-arranged bilateral meetings between participants.