DHL Express in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has confirmed that it will be the lead sponsor for the 2019 DHL eCommerce Africa Conference and Exhibition.
The eCommerce Africa Conference and Exhibition will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on the 19th and 20th of March 2019. Described as on of Africa’s biggest opportunities to bring stakeholders in the ecommerce sector together, the conference is hosted by Kinetic, a leading South African conferencing company.
Guests at this year’s event will gain world-class insight from global thought leaders on the innovative strategies that are required to truly unlock ecommerce opportunities in the coming years. Representatives will be on hand from some of the world’s leading technology, retail, banking and legal firms.
“As the market leaders in express logistics in Africa, we have extensive first-hand experience of the positive impact that ecommerce has on the continent,” said Steve Burd, Vice President Sales for DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa. “The massive growth in cross-border and international ecommerce in Africa sees DHL working with thousands more customers across the continent each year, helping them to expand their brand across borders. DHL’s partnership with eCommerce Africa provides us with an additional platform to connect with organisations and help them to understand key logistics considerations, and learn how to plan for and overcome any logistical challenges."
Speakers include Charlene van Zyl, Head of Customer at Woolworths, Johanna Kollar, Head of Communication Products Partnerships, Google, as well as Dylan Piatti, Senior Industry Chief of Stadd at Deloitte.