Leaders In Media Industry To Discuss Future Of $1 Trillion eCommerce Market At First Annual "Think Commerce" Summit

Leaders In Media Industry To Discuss Future Of $1 Trillion eCommerce Market At
                     First Annual "Think Commerce" Summit

Group Commerce Hosts Execs at Intersection of Publishing, Technology, and
Retail

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

What: Group Commerce is hosting the first annual Think Commerce Summit on
eCommerce, bringing together the best minds in publishing, technology, and
retail to discuss the $1 trillion global eCommerce market. The December 4
event will kick off by unveiling new research from Forrester's leading
eCommerce analysts: the latest analysis into monetization trends for media
companies, the digital future for large retailers, and where investors should
look for opportunities. The preliminary schedule is available at
think.groupcommerce.com.

Who: Top executives will share their respective points of view, including:

  oShana Fisher, Managing Partner at High Line Venture Partners.
  oEric Hippeau, Partner at Lerer Ventures and Chairman of SohoTechLab.
  oJonty Kelt, CEO of Group Commerce Inc.
  oEzra Kucharz, CBS President of Local Digital Media.
  oNicholas Lehman, President of Digital for NBCU's E&D Networks and
    Integrated Media.
  oBen Lerer, Co-founder and CEO of Thrillist Media Group.
  oJonathan Miller, Former Chairman and CEO of Digital Media Group at News
    Corp.
  oJim Moran, Co-founded Yipit, Inc.
  oTim Murphy, VP of Digital Strategy for Entercom
  oRobert Pittman, Executive Chairman and CEO at Clear Channel
    Communications.
  oDavid Rosenblatt, CEO of 1stDibs.com and Chairman of Group Commerce, Inc.

Why: Think Commerce will explore strategies for publishers and retailers to
thrive in the new world of declining advertising spending, with keynote
addresses and panel discussions, including:

  o"eCommerce and Media Companies: The Investor's View"
  o"Why Some People Can Sell Things to Their Audiences, and Others Can't"
  o"Big Brands, Big Choices: Is Direct-to-Consumer The Future of eCommerce?"

When: Tuesday December 4, 2012 at 11:30 AM – 5:30 PM. Reception to Follow.

Where: Pier 60 Chelsea Piers New York, NY. Register for the Summit at
think.groupcommerce.com and receive a free comp code by contacting the people
below.

Media Contacts:
Joshua Neckes jneckes@groupcommerce.com 917-715-0347
Aaron Friedman aaron@thunder11.com 201-923-1143

SOURCE Group Commerce

Website: http://think.groupcommerce.com/
 
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