The E^HACKATHON Seattle 2019 event will kick off at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center on September 24 with an optional day on the 25th. If you have never heard of the annual E^HACKATHON event, it is an international Amazon-centric gathering that focuses on how to remain successful in the current e-commerce landscape, where Amazon sits at the top.
Amazon.com has completely reshaped the internet retail realm in ways that few could ever have expected, and this event is inspired entirely by that fact. The event is made up of many workshops, lectures, and networking hookups that all focus on how to better align an e-commerce business to benefit from Amazon, as well as how to survive in a world where one e-commerce superpower reigns supreme.
If you work for a consumer brand that deals with Amazon regularly, and you want to learn, network, and build your skills, then this is the event for you.
The event is spread across two full days.
Day 1 focuses on how to build great content that will rise to the top on Amazon. Event attendees will get to learn about case studies and listen to numerous lectures given by e-commerce experts. Upon completing Day 1 you’ll learn how to improve your overall e-commerce strategy.
Day 2 is optional and open on a first-come, first-serve basis. During the second day’s workshops, business owners and e-commerce professionals are able to have one-on-one sit-downs with consultants that will teach them how to strengthen their e-commerce business. The consultations are given by the Edge by Ascential client team, a group of experts that have mastered the techniques on how to use the Amazon shopping platform to help grow their businesses.
Explore Outside of the Event
The Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle is located in the downtown waterfront area. Fitting, since Amazon is such a huge presence in the city. This part of Seattle is home to a large assortment of hotels. Be sure to consider the Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue, one of the city’s most comfortable, amenity-rich lodging options. This hotel features a heated indoor pool, 24-hour gym, and tasty on-site dining. The Bellevue Club Hotel is another good choice. This boutique hotel offers conference attendees a chic setting to unwind after a long day of learning how to craft a winning retail strategy.
Depending on traffic conditions, the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is only a 20-minute drive away from the event and the greater downtown Seattle area. Taxis, shuttles, and public bus lines run in and around downtown Seattle. Uber is also readily available in the city, so there should be no worry about traveling to and from the event.
If you will be visiting Seattle, Washington for the first time then you are in for a real treat. The city is often rated as one of the most beautiful metropolises in the United States. There are tons of sights to see in and around the city such as the Space Needle and Restaurant, Seattle Underground, Snoqualmie Falls, Mt. Rainier, Chihuly Glass Garden, The Museum of Flight, Woodland Park Zoo, and more.
You can even purchase a Seattle CityPASS which will allow you to receive admission into all of the more prominent Seattle sights for 24– 48 hours, depending on which pass you purchase.