Online Goes Mobile at annual Internet conference
Retail Editor 2 -- Home Textiles Today, September 9, 2012
Atlanta, Ga. - The one-two punch of tablets plus smart phone adoption makes 2012 the year of mobile. HTT and its sister publications, led by Furniture Today, will host the next annual edition of the Online Technologies Conference on Nov. 15 at the AmericasMart Conference Center here.
The theme of this year's one-day conference is "Online Goes Mobile" and focuses on how retailers and manufacturers in the gift, decorative accessories and home furnishings industries can implement mobile optimized devices and marketing to grow their businesses. Topics include:
- Mobile Advertising
- Mobile Ecommerce and Apps
- How to Sell the iShopper
- Preparing Your Website for Smart Phone Users
Today, more than 50% of U.S. cell phone users have smart phones. By 2013, Gartner Group estimates that more people will use mobile devices than PCs to access the Internet. "The objective of this event is to provide retailers and manufacturers in the home furnishing and gift industries with actionable, real-world tips and ideas that they can use in their businesses," said Penny Schneck, conference host.
Online registration is now open. To register go to http://hometextilestoday.com/techcon or contact conference and events manager Heather Grant at 336-605-1061.
Early bird registration for the conference is $99 (through October 15th). Standard registration is $189. Conference fee includes lunch and conference notebook.
Conference sponsors include FurnitureDealer.net, Micro D, Nationwide Group, Shopatron and Whereoware. Sandow Media's Furniture Group includes Furniture/Today, Home Accents Today, Home Textiles Today, Kids Today, Gifts and Decorative Accessories and Casual Living.
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