Announcing the 2018 Shopify Unite Livestream Events

Announcing the 2018 Shopify Unite Livestream Events

The goal of Unite, Shopify’s annual partner and developer conference, is to educate and inspire our ecosystem. We bring together Shopify Partners from around the world for three days of discussion on the complexities of entrepreneurship, the needs of our merchants, and the biggest trends impacting the commerce industry.

But there’s more to Unite than just the talks—in fact, the face-to-face connections made are some of the most valuable takeaways for our partners. And we want to spread those invaluable connections to as many Shopify Partners around the world as possible.

That’s why we’re proud to announce the Shopify Unite Livestream Events, a series of meetup-style events held around the world, sponsored by Shopify and hosted by local Shopify Partners.

These events will happen simultaneous to the conference, and will feature a livestream of the Unite keynotes, host conversations with local partners, and create opportunities for networking.

This year, we’re hosting four inaugural events across the world. Read on to see if we’re coming to you!

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Attending a Shopify Unite Livestream Event

Unite is all about coming together as a community and sharing our challenges, lessons learned, and triumphs. There are product announcements, industry talks, and unique opportunities to connect.

If you’re not able to attend this year’s Unite in Toronto, running May 7-9, we still want to give you the opportunity to make those connections at one of our four livestream events.

We also recognize that partners around the world will find inspiration and see opportunity in the Unite announcements in different ways. These livestream events are meant to be a place to discuss Shopify’s roadmap with your local peers, and make room for communities around the world to come together and discuss how products released at Unite will impact each region’s unique context.

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Where we’re heading

We picked four cities across countries and continents, with the goal of reaching as many Shopify Partners as possible.

1. Berlin, Germany

shopify unite livestream events 2018: berlin

Hosted by: Liquify Design
At: WeWork Ku´Damm, Kurfürstendamm 11, 10719, Berlin
Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Time: 3:30pm to 7:30pm CEST

Register for Berlin

2. NYC, United States

shopify unite livestream events 2018: new york

Hosted by: TrustPilot and SMAKK Studios
At: The TrustPilot Office, 245 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor, New York
Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Time: 9:30am to 2:00pm EDT

Register for New York

3. Pretoria, South Africa

shopify unite livestream events 2018: pretoria

Hosted by: uAfrica
At: The uAfrica Office, 116 Lois Avenue, Waterkloof Glen, Pretoria, 0010
Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Time: 3:30pm to 7:30pm SAST

Register for Pretoria

4. London, UK

shopify unite livestream events 2018: london

Hosted by: Dotmailer
At: The Dotmailer Office, No.1 London Bridge, London, SE1 9BG
Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Time: 2:30pm to 6:00pm BST

Register for London

The day’s itinerary

No two location’s events will be exactly the same, but overall, this is what you can expect from a Shopify Unite Viewing Event.

Watch the livestream

We’ll livestream the keynotes from Unite, so you’ll get the same information at the same time as Unite attendees. Hear from Shopify executives, get a glimpse of Shopify’s roadmap, and be the first to hear about exciting product launches and updates.

Participate in discussions

Keynotes on the livestream will be followed by panel discussions, AMAs, or presentations, depending on which city’s event you attend. Expect localized content with real relevance to your business.

Interested in speaking?

If you’d like to speak or contribute to the discussion at one of the Shopify Unite Livestream Events, we want to hear from you! Fill out our speaker interest form, and we'll reach out to you if there is an available speaking slot in your local community event.

Apply

Meet other partners

Livestream events aren’t just about sitting and watching, they’re also about meeting other Shopify Partners part of your local community.

Whether you discuss the topics presented at Unite, or the unique challenges and opportunities of your local industry, connecting with other partners on a local scale is a great way to bolster your business and build lasting connections.

Join us at a Shopify Unite Livestream Event

Registration is now open for all Shopify Unite Livestream Events. Your registration includes entry into the event, refreshments through the day, and fun Shopify Partner swag.

City-specific information will be announced in the coming weeks. A detailed schedule of each location’s day, including speakers, will soon be available on the Shopify Unite Livestream Events page. You can also check out the Unite FAQ for more information. Ticket prices vary by event, so click through to your city’s registration page to learn more.

Join us for a fun day of announcements, networking, and valuable conversation. Be sure to register soon, so you don’t miss out on this unique chance to connect with Shopify Partners in your area.

Want to stay in the loop?

Head over to the Unite website to sign up for updates, product announcements, and information on how you can participate remotely in the Unite experience.

Sign up

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Amelia is the Editor of Shopify's Web Design and Development Blog. Previously, she worked with individuals and small businesses to help them find their voice and build their brand. When she’s not writing, Amelia can usually be found in the woods, hugging trees.

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