ShipStation Second Annual Lounge Experience at SXSW 2019

Published on January 4, 2022
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This year we hosted our second annual ShipStation Lounge Experience at South by Southwest (SXSW). From panel discussions, pop-up shops, entertainment, and more, we had a blast bringing ecommerce to SXSW.

In honor of a successful event, we’re sharing some of our favorite moments from the ShipStation Lounge Experience. Check out the photos our team captured!

Snapshots of the Lounge

The ShipStation SXSW event was an Austin oasis for e-commerce entrepreneurs. You can’t beat a room filled with energetic industry experts and tacos,” -Sean Riley, Chief Executive of Dude Products.


Simplifying Subscriptions

Gaining Traction in a Trending Industry Presented by Bold Commerce

“I had such a blast hosting the panel on subscriptions at the ShipStation lounge. Not just the panel though, it was all the conversations with merchants and aspiring online store owners that made it special. ShipStation, y’all knocked it out of the park. We’ll be back next year!” –Jason Myers, co-founder of Bold Commerce.

Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness for Millennials: What Brands Need to Know
Presented by Sezzle

“This is our second year participating in ShipStation’s Lounge experience and we look forward to partnering again in the future.  The Guru Den experience provided an intimate setting for us to inform and receive feedback from growing e-tailers and industry professionals about the future of mobile commerce and Sandbox Commerce’s role in helping online retailers increase customer engagement using easy to deploy mobile applications.” –Sterling Smith, Sandbox Commerce

The Perfect Pitch: A Shark Tank Panel

Experts from Shark Tank & ShipStation user Latika Soaps break down how to create the perfect pitch.

We heard from Shark Tank experts Three Commas, Dude Products, and Ilumi, as well as ShipStation user, Latika Soap, on how to create the perfect pitch.

“I’ve always liked using the ShipStation software so it should have been no suprise that my experience at their SXSW Lounge was so positive. Every employee I met was kind, incredibly supportive & amazingly helpful,” –Jen Lewis, Founder of Purse & Clutch.

A big final thank you to our incredible partners, Sezzle, Bold Commerce, Logicbroker, SkuVault, Shipsurance, and FedEx for joining us to bring this event to life. To our panel of speakers from Made Man Nutrition, Milk + Honey, Feel Great 365, Chime, Self Lender, and Acorn. And a special thanks to Tiff’s Treats, Goodnight Loving Vodka, Creature Co. Coffee, Beatbox Beverages, and The Hate Stains Co. -plus the many others that made this event all possible!

We’re thankful for everyone that joined us, making the 2019 ShipStation Lounge Experience worthwhile. We hope to see you next year!

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