Online grocery sales are expected to capture 20% of the market by 2025. Set and perfect your online sales strategy. Learn everything you need to know about building a strong eCommerce platform including types of eCommerce, how to protect online transactions, legal and insurance guidelines, and marketing strategies.
About the Speakers:
eCommerce setup and marketing: Kelsey Gilbert-Kreiling is the Co-founder and Creative Director of Week of the
Website and Presence Agency. Leading a team of developers and project managers alongside her business partner Mallory Ulaszek, Kelsey helps make efficient, beautiful websites and ecommerce stores come to life. At Presence Agency, Kelsey and Mallory help early stage businesses and non-profit groups make new ideas come to life through process innovation, programming, and events consulting. She has also co-hosted Coffee Talk at Ace Hotel Chicago, a bi-weekly roundtable for entrepreneurs and creatives since 2017.
Legal: Lema Korshid is one of the founding partners at Fuksa Korshid, LLC where she has handled a wide range of legal matters for small to mid-sized closely held businesses in Chicago and New York for the last 10 years. She frequently assists her business clients with corporate transactional and intellectual property matters. As a passion advocate for entrepreneurs, Lema volunteers her time to speak at Small Business Development Centers all over Chicago to entrepreneurs on a myriad of legal issues that impact their businesses. Previously, Lema spent over 6 years consulting hospitality, fashion, and entertainment clients on their branding and PR strategies and initiatives. Drawing on her unique career experiences in Europe, she co-founded her own company in 2001, servicing high-profile clients in the entertainment, fashion, and hospitality industries in Chicago and New York. In 2003, her company gained national recognition when it was featured on MTV’s Real World Chicago.
Insurance: Anna Maria Viti-Welch is the President of Guy Viti Insurance Agency, Inc. Founded in 1938 by her grandfather, Guy Viti Insurance is an independent insurance agency providing personal and commercial lines insurance to individuals and businesses. Since joining the agency in 1985, Anna Maria has successfully paved the way for the company to grow and succeed through her commitment to offer unparalleled customer service and personalized products to her clients. Not only is Anna Maria an expert in the insurance field but she also enjoys mentoring, businesses development and networking with seasoned entrepreneurs and start-ups to improve their understanding of risks associated with insurance.
Fulfillment: Molly Frank, Segment Marketing Manager, UPS Molly Frank is currently a Segment Marketing Manager with UPS, she has been with the company for 14 years – originally hired as an Industrial Engineer she spent the early years of her career working on internal supply chain and logistics for UPS. Over the past 7 years Molly has transitioned to the Marketing side of UPS with experience in both New Product Development and Industry Segment Marketing. Currently, Molly works with UPS customers to identify strategies and solutions to support growth, efficiency and customer experience. Throughout her career Molly has collaborated with many large Chicagoland food shippers.