Amazon, eBay, Walmart, and Alibaba are holding virtual and in-person events this month, giving sellers a full slate of options from which to choose. Amazon will host sellers at its annual in-person Amazon Accelerate conference in Seattle, Washington on September 13, while eBay will kick off its annual eBay Open seller conference virtually on September 27.
Walmart held its inaugural in-person Let’s Grow! Marketplace Seller Summit on Wednesday, August 30, in Las Vegas, but sellers will also have an opportunity to attend the company’s first-ever Merry Marketplace free virtual event on September 27 to “learn about top trends, category insights, actionable tips for new & existing sellers and so much more.”
Alibaba.com is kicking off its inaugural in-person event Alibaba.com Co-Create, taking place September 7-8 in Las Vegas. Alibaba.com Co-Create will include programming, panels, networking and speakers on topics including sourcing, logistics and supply chain tips. It’s expecting 800 merchants to attend in-person.
Meanwhile, Pinterest is hosting an event for advertisers on September 13 (which overlaps Amazon Accelerate) called Pinterest Presents. CEO Bill Ready (ex-Google, ex-PayPal) tweeted, “On September 13th, join us to see how we’re making Pinterest more measurable, shoppable and actionable than ever. We’ll share our latest products and even more ways to reach your customers.”