Ready to meet the Silicon Valley’s Tech Giants?


After  Seattle, China and New York, the Ecommerce Foundation invites you to join an unforgettable  study trip to San Francisco. From  3 June  to  9 June 2018 attendees will have the great opportunity to experience a trip to “the heart of tech and innovation”: Silicon Valley.

Visits to leading enterprises  to learn about the latest trends and innovations in the field of (e)-commerce  and to discover  future  revolutionary innovations in the commerce sector  are  on the agenda. Furthermore, this trip will give attendees the unprecedented occasion to explore the world of futuristic shopping with mobile check-in points, interactive dressing rooms, and smart shopping-walls in order to see how technologically tailored solutions are provided by companies that operate on a global scale.


Jun 3 | Check-in at The Grand Hyatt Hotel, San Francisco

  •                Meet & Greet Dinner

Jun 4 | Fetch Robotics – Robotic solution

  •                Google Campus – Topic tbc
  •                Andreesen Horowitz – How software is eating the world
  • Special dinner with Noelle La Charite – Cognitive AI Specialist – Microsoft / Amazon

Jun 5 | Figure Eight – Machine learning

  •                 HackerOne – Hacker-powered security
  •                 Flex campus – The next big disruption
  •                 Special Dinner with Flex

Jun 6 | Segment – Customer Data

  •                Paypal Showcase
  •                Facebook Campus – Next steps in A.I. & V.R
  •                Networking dinner with Facebook

Jun 7 | ThoughtSpot – Search & AI-Driven Analytics for Humans

  •                 Oracle – New Software, Customer Experience, Loyalty
  •                 Special Dinner & Evening

Jun 8 | FitForCommerce – What new technologies mean to commerce

The program is subject to change.

How to participate

The Study Trip is intended for European C-level and higher management executives in the retail sector. Cost for participation are estimated  around € 7500 (excluding taxes). The price covers all costs, including: a round-trip flight (comfort class if available) 4-star hotels, transportation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, events and more. For more information please contact