What is Seller Summit?

Newegg Seller Summit is one of the most informational cross-border e-commerce events for UK and EU companies wanting to sell into the U.S. and beyond, focusing on one of the most forward-thinking and globally positioned marketplaces.

In its 3rd year, Seller Summit will feature more practical, interactive, and educational content that will better equip online retailers for the future.

Why Attend?

  • Connect with more than 400 like-minded individuals who face similar challenges and goals when it comes to e-commerce.
  • Direct access to e-commerce experts and Newegg partners for a full–day of knowledge sharing and networking.
  • Listen to insightful keynotes and practical workshops, leaving your online business better equipped.


Alex Krasnov

Head of Commercial Department, Boxberry International

Craig Agutter

Head of E-commerce, WorldFirst

Judith McElhinney

E-commerce Consultant, UK Department of International Trade

Ken Robertson

Chief Of Express E-Commerce and Courier Division, NAQEL

Kimberley Botwright

Global Leadership Fellow & Lead, Trade & Investment, World Economic Forum

Paul Anastasiou

Senior Director, ASDA Parcel Services

Sanja Kon

Vice President of Global Partnerships, UTrust

Tatiana Teplova

Head of Research, yStats


8:00 – 9:30 AM

Registration & Networking Breakfast

9:30 – 9:40 AM


Sophia Tsao, Chief Marketplace Officer, Newegg

Jules Chappell, Managing Director Business, London & Partners

9:40 – 10:10 AM

The Globalization of E-commerce

Judith McElhinney, Sr. E-commerce Advisor, UK Department for International Trade

Kimberley Botwright, Global Leadership Fellow and Lead, Trade and Investment, World Economic Forum


Get settled in and gain insights into the latest e-commerce and cross-borders metrics, services, and technology that are sure to shape your global strategy for 2019 and beyond. We’ll explore how trade, imports, and consumer protection regulations in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East are shaping how online retailers are selling products overseas.

10:10 – 10:30 AM

Streamlining Cross-Border Payments for Today’s Global Business

Craig Agutter, Head of E-commerce, WorldFirst


Learn about the latest and upcoming innovations in cross-border payments and discover how sellers are maximizing profits. Craig Agutter, Head of E-commerce at WorldFirst will share how marketplace sellers should time their transfers and the benefits they reap by having total control over this process.

10:30 – 10:50 AM

Networking Break

10:50 – 11:10 AM

Establishing a Fulfillment Ecosystem



Nailing down a robust end-to-end fulfillment strategy is a critical step in gaining and retaining customers. Recent consumer behaviors clearly signal to the market that demand for faster international shipping is rising. Until sellers figure out how to deliver fast while minimizing their costs on international orders, they’re potentially missing out on sales. Tune in to this session as UPS details what critical elements sellers should evaluate when shipping cross-border.

11:10 – 11:30 PM

Demystifying Global Tax Compliance

Jake Estes, Sales Engineer EMEA, Avalara


Join global tax software experts, Avalara, and discover the necessary strategies to make your business tax compliant, and audit protected in an everchanging industry. 

11:30 – 11:50 AM

Newegg: Upgrading Your Cross-Border Selling

Jonathan Yin, Sr. Director of International Group, Newegg


We’ve done the research into the industries’ biggest questions. Discover our findings and actions that are shaping how we help online retailers sell globally.

11:50 – 1:00 PM


1:00 – 1:30 PM

Main Track:
Panel: Cross-Border E-Commerce First Hand

Moderator: Jimi Park, Sr. Manager of International Business Development, Newegg

Jon Maury, Managing Director EMEA, ChannelAdvisor

Eddie Evans, Commercial Director, Bleepbox

Sean Reynolds, CEO, Gaiacom Ltd.

Nothing shapes success like adversity. Hear first-hand the pitfalls and lessons learned by navigating the global e-commerce landscape from up-and-coming sellers who’ve been there.

Location: Hall 1

Newegg User Track 101


A prospect or an existing seller? Hear from the Newegg team as we share how sellers are finding success on our marketplace platforms. At the end of this session, why we’re called the global marketplace for everything tech.

Location: Limehouse

1:30 – 1:50 PM

Main Track:
Growing Your Global Omnichannel Approach

Paul Anastasiou, Sr. Director of Parcel Services, ASDA

British supermarket innovator ASDA details the latest omnichannel strategies, evolving customer shopping behavior, fulfillment insights, and how all these tie into creating a seamless shopping experience.

Location: Hall 1

Newegg User Track 101


Part 2 of our user track will focus on two practical areas that every seller needs to pay attention to–marketing and operations. The Newegg team will detail the various marketing channels and strategies that effectively drive traffic to the right places. The session will also take a deep dive into what operational services we offer and the best use cases for them

Location: Limehouse

1:50 – 2:10PM

Main Track:
The Evolution of Digital Payments

Sanja Kon, Vice President of Global Partnerships, UTrust

Demand for cross-border products has led to an explosion in business and tech innovation, particularly in digital payments. The main driving force behind this is how can retailers and customers transact seamlessly. Join UTrust in a discussion on how crypto-currency is influencing consumer shopping behaviors and what that means for the future of online purchases.

Location: Hall 1

Regional Deep Dive Beyond the Numbers

Tatiana Teplova, Head of Research, yStats

Dmitry Trubkin, Executive Network Operations Director, NAQEL

This regional focused workshop will go beyond the numbers. This session will unpack consumer buying nuances that sellers need to be aware of in key markets such as EMEA, Russia, and Canada. If you’re looking to expand in these regions, this is a session you do not want to miss.

Location: Limehouse

2:10 – 2:40 PM

Main Track:
Panel – The Pulse of Global Fulfillment

Moderator: Jamie Spannos, Sr. Vice President of Operations, Newegg

Alex Krasnov, Head of Commercial Department, Boxberry International

Andrew Noman, General Manager, ShipStation

Ken Robertson, Chief of Express E-commerce and Courier Division, NAQEL

Getting your products there and back — and then some! Learn how this generation of fulfillment and operational services are geared to growing your customer base and their satisfaction. We’ve gathered the industries top names in fulfillment for a discussion on best cross-border practices for key markets such as EMEA, Russia, and the US.

Location: Hall 1

Regional Deep Dives Beyond the Numbers

Tatiana Teplova, Head of Research, yStats

Dmitry Trubkin, Executive Network Operations Director, NAQEL

Part 2 of this workshop breaks down developing successful regional campaigns that transcend cultural and institutional barriers. Evolving from a boots-on-the-ground mentality, you’ll learn about localized marketing and operational techniques and tools for regions such as the Americas, the Middle East, and North Africa.  

Location: Limehouse

2:40 – 3:15 PM

Networking Break

3:15 – 3:45 PM

Main Track:
Panel – Understanding How Brands Are Leveraging the Marketplace Platform

Moderator: Mitesh Patel, Vice President of Marketing, Newegg

Joanna Bennett, Head of Marketing, Trustpilot

Stuart Shaw, Head of Search & Strategy, Zazzle Media

It’s no surprise that branded manufacturers are seeing the value of selling directly to the end-user. However, establishing a robust e-commerce ecosystem presents plenty of challenges. Hear how brands are finding success by way of marketplaces.

Location: Hall 1

Hear from the Experts




Need more insights on finances, taxes, or shipping? If you’re looking for guidance in a particular region, this is the session for you. Our key partners are here to answer your questions.

Location: Limehouse

3:45 – 4:05 PM

Main Track
Fireside Chat – Consumer Trends Shaping Tomorrow’s Commerce

Claire Lin, Sr. Director of Marketing and Merchandising, Newegg

Michael McLaughlin, Retail Director – Northern, Central, & Eastern Europe, GFK

In this Fireside chat, GFK and Newegg will unpack the latest trends in core tech categories such as computer hardware and consumer electronics. Additionally, we’ll explore how non-traditional tech categories are now gaining a foothold in all major markets. At the end of this session, you’ll know what this means to merchants going cross-border.

Location: Hall 1

Hear from the Experts




Join us for part 2 of this session. We will cover your questions on finances, taxes, and shipping as it relates to cross-border e-commerce. If you’re looking for guidance in a particular region, this is the session for you. Our key partners are here to answer your questions.

Location: Limehouse

4:05 – 4:15 PM

Closing Remarks

Sophia Tsao, Chief Marketplace Officer, Newegg

Mitesh Patel, Vice President of Global Marketing, Newegg

Jamie Spannos, Sr. Vice President of Logistics and Operations, Newegg

4:15 – 5:15 PM

Networking Reception

Judith McElhinneyUK Dept of International Trade

“Newegg gives companies the opportunity to internalize their business. With marketplaces like Newegg, you can actually just list your products on the marketplace, turn on different markets and sell. Their platform eliminates operational and logistical challenges typically associated with selling overseas.”

Elliot MyersFounder at Roto VR

“You get to speak with the people making decisions and you get to understand why Newegg operates the way that it does. Coming to an event like this allows you to network with like-minded people, which is really invaluable opportunity to understand how things work.”

Craig AgutterHead of Ecommerce, World First

“Newegg Seller Summit 2018 was a great event, full of insightful keynotes and attended by some of the most exciting online retailers and e-commerce experts in Europe, sharing their knowledge on e-commerce best practices and steps to success on Newegg Marketplace.”



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