DCKAP eSummit - A Community Initiative For Digital Transformation

B2B Digital Commerce Experiences Await You!

A free virtual event powering eCommerce insights

Gear up to witness masters of the industry and gain access to exclusive
B2B online strategies that drive customer success.

May 11, 2021
10:00am - 3:00pm EST

About eSummit

The DCKAP eSummit is a bi-annual gathering of minds and voices specifically geared towards helping inform and guide B2B businesses, with a focus on the experience in manufacturing, distribution, and the industrial sector. Join us through the journey of digital transformation.

DCKAP is a company focused on driving revenue based on elevated online experiences, and our experts develop products and technology that stand by that. Our eSummit is a comprehensive eCommerce event designed to showcase the path to online success, and to help businesses understand the importance and the process of digital transformation. This means covering the basics to diving into complex strategies that will help you succeed.

With our years of experience working in eCommerce, we provide in-depth knowledge and unique insights, along with our partners and guests, to guide businesses during every stage of their journey. Join our event on May 11th to discover a wide variety of products and solutions, the most important trends and strategies, find out some of the latest technologies available for B2B digital commerce, and learn how to stay ahead of the competition!

  • How to get started and find the best way to grow in B2B eCommerce!
  • Understand some of the most important things to be aware of along the way.
  • Hear from experts in the field, learn from their insights and strategies!
  • Discover products and solutions to create a better customer experience.

Our Speakers

Bharani Nagarathnam

Associate Director & Instructional Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University

Brandon Hagen

Director, Safety Network Division at Affiliated Distributors

Evan Wright

Director of Growth, Cross-Border at Avalara

Gary Smith

Strategic Partner Development Manager at Nexcess

Kim Lombard

Channel Manager at APS Payments

Hillary Heath

Channel Account Manager at APS Payments

Dave Bent

President at ES Tech Group

Matt Johnson

VP of Business Development at ES Tech Group

Lori Mata

Director, Industrial Distribution at Saint-Gobain Abrasives

Ateesh Vankayala

Sr Director & Head at Bunzl Corp eCommerce

Timothy Diep

Customer Success Manager at DCKAP

Karthik Chidambaram

Founder & CEO at DCKAP

Agenda

  • Morning Session

  • tim
    10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
    Housekeeping And Welcome Note
    Timothy Diep Customer Success Manager at DCKAP

  • evan
    10:05 AM - 10:25 AM
    Opening Note
    Karthik Chidambaram Founder & CEO, DCKAP

  • evan
    10:25 AM - 11:05 AM
    Conquering Cross-Border Tax Compliance
    Evan Wright Director of Growth, Cross-Border at Avalara

  • 11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
    eComm-Wheel Of Growth: A Proven Methodology For Building, Launching, And Growing A B2B eCommerce Webstore That Gets Results
    Matt Johnson Vice President of Business Development at ES Tech Group

  • 11:25 AM - 11:45 AM
    Distribution Digital Transformation: How to Align and Engage Your Sales, Marketing, and Business Development Teams
    Bharani Nagarathnam Associate Director & Instructional Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University

  • 11:45 AM - 12:05 PM
    Five Tips to Supercharge Your B2B eCommerce
    Hillary Heath Channel Account Manager at APS Payments
    Kim Lombard Channel Manager at APS Payments

  • 12:05 PM - 12:45 PM
    Lunch Break

  • Afternoon Session

  • raffle
    12:45 PM - 1:00 PM
    Raffle and Prizes

  • Brandon
    1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
    The End-User... First!
    Brandon Hagen Director, Safety Network Division at Affiliated Distributors

  • Lori
    1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
    The Future of Women in Industrial Distribution and Manufacturing
    Lori Mata Director of Industrial Distribution at Saint-Gobain Abrasives

  • 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
    How Direct-To-Consumer Can Increase Opportunities For Original Equipment Manufacturers
    Gary Smith Strategic Partner Development Manager at Nexcess

  • Mark
    2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Q&A Session - What Is The First Step Towards Digital Transformation?
    Ateesh Vankayala Sr Director & Head at Bunzl Corp eCommerce
    Dave Bent President at ES Tech Group

  • Mark
    2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Post Event Networking Room via Zoom Meeting

Our Sponsor Promotions

Organizer

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A cloud-based middleware that handles all the integration needs of a digital commerce system. Cloras provides a reliable, secure, and scalable solution. It acts as an intermediate connector, handling the flow of information between two or more data points (ERP, CRM & eCommerce platforms.) while maintaining order. We are offering our integrations with a free 30 day trial.
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