MINNEAPOLIS – Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), a leading provider of global e-commerce solutions, announced its annual e-commerce conference, Digital River Globalocity™, will take place May 18-20, 2010, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, Calif. Hosted by Digital River and its family of companies, the conference is expected to draw senior e-commerce and e-marketing experts from a variety of industries, including software, consumer electronics, games, retail, travel and more.
Globalocity will focus on real-world strategies for growing global online businesses and offer best practice insights from industry visionaries and leading companies, including Alipay, Citrix Systems, Expedia and Logitech. The opening day features a keynote by Digital River CEO, Joel Ronning, who will share his insights on key trends shaping the online marketplace. In addition, Mitch Joel, digital marketing and branding expert and author of the business and marketing best-seller Six Pixels of Separation, will take the stage for a keynote presentation.
“Digital River Globalocity attracts e-commerce and e-marketing decision makers from some of the biggest companies on the Internet and serves as a launch pad for online strategies and technologies designed to accelerate global revenue,” said Jim Wehmann, senior vice president of global marketing for Digital River. “The three-day event offers e-commerce professionals a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and learn from industry experts who will be speaking about all aspects of the e-commerce experience – from site design, email and affiliate marketing to global payments, social media and mobile commerce.”
Digital River Globalocity offers thought-provoking programs on the latest thinking and technologies in e-commerce and e-marketing. Attendees will benefit from:
More than 50 content-rich educational sessions focused on new ways to optimize online channels and grow online businesses;
Demonstrations and hands-on training on some of the latest e-commerce and e-marketing technologies; and
Many peer-to-peer networking opportunities dedicated to building joint marketing and promotional programs between conference attendees.
During the conference, Digital River will be represented by its family of companies, including Netgiro Systems, BlueHornet Networks, Direct Response Technologies, CustomCD and THINK Subscription. For more information or to register to attend Digital River Globalocity, please visit www.goglobalocity.com.
About Digital River, Inc.
Digital River, Inc., a leading provider of global e-commerce solutions, builds and manages online businesses for software and game publishers, consumer electronics manufacturers, distributors, online retailers and affiliates. Its multi-channel e-commerce solution, which supports both direct and indirect sales, is designed to help companies of all sizes maximize online revenues as well as reduce the costs and risks of running an e-commerce operation. The company’s comprehensive platform offers site development and hosting, order management, fraud management, export controls, tax management, physical and digital product fulfillment, multi-lingual customer service, advanced reporting and strategic marketing services.
Founded in 1994, Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website at www.digitalriver.com or call +1 952-253-1234.