IRCE 2018: Find the ShipStation Events You Can’t Afford to Miss

Published on January 4, 2022
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Get ready Chicago, because ShipStation is coming. Every year in June, Chicago hosts the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition–better known as IRCE 2018. The world’s leading merchants, platforms, and solutions all come together in a one-stop-shop for all of your e-retail and ecommerce needs.

Every year, ShipStation is there. And this year, we have some can’t-miss events. Whether you’re attending IRCE or not, we’ve got an event for you.

Scroll down for a handy map of all events throughout Chicago!

ShipStation University

* Free Event
When: June 4, 12 – 5:30 p.m.
Where: Chez, 247 E. Ontario, 2nd Floor, Chicago
RSVP: Reserve your spot here

This the academy of higher learning for ecommerce merchants. Get your Ph.D. in shipping and become an exceptionally efficient shipper. If you’re brand new to ShipStation or you’re a seasoned veteran that needs a refresher with what’s new in the software, this is the perfect opportunity to sharpen your shipping skills!

Our friends from Magento will be there to provide more ecommerce insights, and after an afternoon of learning, be sure to stick around for the networking happy hour sponsored by FedEx.

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Sears Vendor Summit

When: June 4, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: 19 East, 19 East 21st Street, Chicago
Tickets: $500/registration. Tickets available here.

This is the inaugural Sears Vendor Direct Summit, sponsored by Logicbroker, Ingram Micro, and ShipStation. The Transformation in the Age of Retail Renaissance theme will cover Sears’ vision for online businesses and the commitment to the dropship business.

ShipStation @ IRCE 2018

When: June 5 – 8
Where: McCormick Place: Booth 1101
Details: IRCE badge required. Event details.

Find us at the largest ecommerce trade show in the industry and connect with like-minded peers, make new contacts and catch up with old friends. Visit us at booth 1101 on the Exhibit Floor for fun games, informative live ShipStation demos of our newest features and latest integrations, a cool new branding station, and all things shipping.

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IRCE 2018: Getting the Package to Customers: When – And If — to Outsource Fulfillment

When: June 5, 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Where: McCormick Place: 184 ABC, First Floor
Details: IRCE badge required. Event details.

ShipStation’s own Krish Iyer, Director of Strategic Alliances, is a presenter at the New Recruit Boot Camp track during IRCE’s preconference workshops on June 5. Learn all about outsourcing fulfillment, when to consider it, drop-shipping options, and how to negotiate the best shipping arrangements with carriers.

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BigCommerce Growth Summit

* Free Event
When: June 5, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Morgan Manufacturing, 401 North Morgan St., Chicago
RSVP: Complimentary registration

Learn from a great community of merchants brought together by BigCommmerce including Jennifer Fleiss of Rent the Runway and Jenny Buchar of SkullCandy. This half-day event is limited to 250 attendees, so be sure to register early. ShipStation will be there to answer all your fulfillment questions and show you how to easily create labels with your BigCommerce orders.

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The Ecommerce Speakeasy

* Free Event
When: June 5, 7 – 10 p.m.
Where: Untitled Supper Club, 111 West Kinzie Street, Chicago
RSVP: Say hello to our little friends

We’ve got an offer you can’t refuse! Join ShipStation and partners in crime BigCommerce, Brightpearl, Jasper, and for a night filled with all things ecommerce. Continue your networking after BigCommerce’s Growth Summit or keep the party going after the IRCE welcome reception.

We will transform the space into a speakeasy. There will be plenty of prohibition era games, activities, and of course, we will provide food and drinks all night. The dress is business casual, and leave your violin case at home.

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(Can’t make it to Chicago? Join experts from these very same partners in our upcoming webinar: Simplify Your eCommerce Tech Stack).

ShipStation @ IRCE 2018 Map

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Marc van Bree

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