The D2C Convention is the industry’s most highly anticipated direct-to-consumer marketing conference of the year.—ERA President and CEO Julie Coons
Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 29, 2012
The Electronic Retailing Association (ERA), the leading trade association for direct-to-consumer commerce, announced that registration opens today for the 2012 ERA D2C Convention, the association’s 22nd annual event. The 2012 ERA D2C Convention is scheduled for September 11-13 at the exclusive Wynn Hotel, Las Vegas.
“The D2C Convention is the industry’s most highly anticipated direct-to-consumer marketing conference of the year,” says ERA President and CEO Julie Coons. “It’s the premier annual event, where direct marketing professionals — both foreign and domestic — gather to forge those valuable partnerships and seal those critical business deals.”
The 2012 ERA D2C Convention returns to the Wynn Hotel, Las Vegas, for a third consecutive year, where nearly 4,000 attendees and 120 exhibitors are expected to converge for “The One Show for Direct-to-Consumer Marketing.” The event will feature the Meet & Greet Lounge, an ideal place for attendees to come before the Show Floor opens to conduct meetings and transact business deals in a comfortable, open and relaxed environment, as well as the New Product Showcase, where the industry’s hottest new products will be displayed.
Other highlights of the 2012 ERA D2C Convention are free networking lunches on the show floor and a full education program, comprising three session formats designed to accommodate your busy show schedule.
FREE PASSES AND DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION AVAILABLE NOW
For a limited time, ERA is offering its members free Show Floor Only Passes and reduced rates for All Access Pass registration. Members who register by July 1, can get free access to the show floor, exhibitor suites, networking lunches, Meet & Greet Lounge and the Keynote Presentation; or pay only $825 for an All Access Pass, which includes all of the above PLUS valuable networking receptions and education sessions. Non-member early bird rates are just $99 for Show Floor Only Pass, and $1,399 for an All Access Pass. After July 1, Show Floor Only Pass rates increase to $149 (members) and $199 (non-members); and All Access Pass rates to $1,099 (members) and $1,599 (non-members).
For more information or to register, please visit http://www.D2Cshow.org.
ABOUT THE 2012 ERA D2C CONVENTION
The Electronic Retailing Association’s 2012 ERA D2C Convention is the 22nd annual show, where the industry’s top technology innovators, manufacturers, buyers and marketers meet to learn about the hottest trends in the direct-to-consumer marketplace and meet with partners and potential customers to seal critical business relationships. The event will feature nearly 4,000 attendees and 120 exhibitors, a variety of education sessions on industry-related topics and expansive networking opportunities, as well as a wide variety of events on the tradeshow floor. For more information, please visit http://www.D2Cshow.org.
ABOUT THE ELECTRONIC RETAILING ASSOCIATION
Representing a more than $350 billion market, the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) is the only trade association in the U.S. and internationally that represents leaders of the direct-to-consumer marketplace, which includes members that maximize revenues through electronic retailing on television, online and on radio. ERA strives to protect the regulatory and legislative climate of direct response, while ensuring a favorable landscape that enhances e-retailers’ ability to bring quality products and services to the consumer. ERA members include some of the industry's most prominent retail merchants, including Acorn Corporation, eBay, Discovery Communications, Gaiam, Google, Guthy-Renker Corporation, HSN, Jewelry Television, QVC, ShopNBC and Thane. For more information about ERA, please visit http://www.retailing.org.