Ecommerce Europe hosts high-level event on “The future of e-commerce” in September


On 18 September, high-level industry representatives, EU policymakers and other stakeholders will gather at the Club des Guides in Brussles for a stimulating exchange of views on the future of e-commerce. The participants will discuss topics such as the “onlification” of society, floating business models, “glocal” economy and the power of the “onlife” consumer, with the aim of exploring the trends and the related challenges of the e-commerce industry.

Marlene ten Ham, Secretary General of Ecommerce Europe, will present the highlights from the European B2C E-commerce Report 2018 that was launched yesterday. Mr. Wijnand Jongen, Chair of the Executive Committee of Ecommerce Europe and CEO of, will give a keynote speech and a brief presentation of his book “The End of Online Shopping”.

Finally, Mr. Gerard de Graaf from the European Commission will reflect on the future of e-commerce during a high-level dinner.

The event is by invitation only. However, if after the registration period some seats remain available, other interested participants may be able to join. Those who might be interested in attending can express their interest by sending an email to