Independent Research Analyst Andy Hoar to Keynote Chicago Strategy Session on B2B eCommerce Strategies for Manufacturers and

Independent Research Analyst Andy Hoar to Keynote Chicago Strategy Session on 
B2B eCommerce Strategies for Manufacturers and
Insite Software Sponsored Event Also Includes Panel Session Moderated
by Paul Demery, Chief Technology Editor of Internet Retailer Magazine 
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 03/27/13 --  Insite Software, a
leading provider of B2B and B2C eCommerce platforms and shipping
solutions with more than 950 customers worldwide, today announced it
will host a complimentary half-day strategy session: Breakout
Strategies for B2B eCommerce for Manufacturers and Distributors in
Chicago on April 18. 
The rapidly expanding B2B eCommerce market is expected to quickly
outpace that of the B2C market. Per industry analyst firm Forrester,
while the B2C eCommerce market size will be $262 billion(1), the B2B
eCommerce market is expected to reach $559 billion by the end of
The event will feature a keynote address by analyst Andy Hoar of
Forrester Research outlining the business case for B2B eCommerce, and
a panel session on key topics companies need to address for their B2B
eCommerce initiatives moderated by Paul Demery of Internet Retailer
magazine. Linda Taddonio, Insite Software's chief eCommerce strategy
officer, will also share her insights, along with representatives
from J.O. Galloup and Shorr Packaging who will share their B2B
eCommerce experiences and outcomes. 
 April 18, 2013 (9 a.m. - 1 p.m. CDT) 
 Microsoft Technology Center
 3025 Highland Parkway, #300 
Downers Grove, IL 60515 
To register, please visit 
Attendees will receive a complimentary digital edition of the
Forrester report "Key Trends in B2B eCommerce for 2013" by Andy Hoar.
Attendees will also receive a complimentary copy of the recent
Forrester book Digital Disruption: Unleashing the Next Wave of
Innovation, by James McQuivey. 
Event Agenda: 
9 a.m. - Keynote Presentation: "Building the Business Case for B2B
eCommerce" by Andy Hoar - why B2B ecommerce is a big deal and worth
your investment. 
10 a.m. - Panel Discussion: Andy Hoar and Insite Software co-founder
Linda Taddonio discuss key topics to address when evaluating your B2B
eCommerce evolution. Panel moderated by Paul Demery of Internet
Retailer magazine. 
11 a.m. - Best Practices: B2B eCommerce practitioners share their
insights, experiences and outcomes 
12 p.m. - Complimentary Networking Lunch: Open to all attendees. 
Media interested in attending the event or scheduling an interview
with the session participants, please contact Kelly Poffenberger at or 714-553-9071. 
About Insite Software
 Insite Software is a leading provider of B2B
and B2C ecommerce platforms and shipping solutions, serving more than
950 customers, design agencies and .NET development firms across the
globe. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., Insite Software's
solutions are used by leading manufacturers and distributors to sell
and distribute their products to dealers, franchisers, stores,
contractors, consumers and others. Insite offers ecommerce solutions
for companies at all stages of adoption and addresses the unique
needs of B2B and B2C sites. InsiteCommerce's ecommerce development
platform offers .NET and other development firms an advanced toolkit
to become self-sufficient and deliver more ecommerce projects in a
short period time. InsiteCommerce is fully integrated with a wide
range of cloud platforms, CMS, CRM, and ERP providers including
Epicor, Infor, Microsoft, Sage, SAP, Sitecore, and Windows Azure.
Visit us at, or via phone at 866.746.0377. 
(1) US Online Retail Forecast, 2012 To 2017, Forrester Research,
Inc., March 13, 2013
 (2) Key Trends In B2B eCommerce For 2013,
Forrester Research, Inc., October 18, 2012 
Lutz PR for Insite Software 
Kelly Poffenberger 
Phone: +1-714-553-9071 
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