Frequently Asked Questions
Program & Registration
What is ChannelAdvisor Catalyst Americas 2018?+
Catalyst is an annual conference hosted by ChannelAdvisor that brings together some of the most innovative minds in the industry—executives, analysts, leading solution providers and other thought-leaders—to discuss current and upcoming trends, exchange best practices, learn about new products and other innovations, and receive expert-led training on ChannelAdvisor products and services.
This year’s conference will include educational sessions and opportunities to collaborate with and learn from some of the brightest minds in e-commerce. Online retailers and branded manufacturers who are serious about expanding their e-commerce reach will benefit from the educational sessions and networking opportunities at Catalyst.
When and where is Catalyst Americas 2018?+
Catalyst Americas 2018 will take place on Tuesday, April 17 – Thursday, April 19th at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.
San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
What is the format of Catalyst Americas 2018?+
Program at a glance:
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
- User Conference: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
- Catalyst Opening Keynote: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
- Welcome Reception: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
- Keynotes and Workshops 7:00am – 5:15pm
- Catalyst Party: 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018
- Keynotes and Workshops 7:30am – 3:00pm
Why should I attend Catalyst Americas 2018?+
ChannelAdvisor Catalyst is regarded by event attendees as one of the most valuable online retail events of the year.
Catalyst is unique it its ability to deliver both visionary themes for the commerce of the future, and tactical strategies that you can implement the next week.
Interested in connecting with partners that can take your business to the next level? Just head to the Catalyst Pavilion for access to dozens of companies that are shaping and influencing the world of e-commerce.
In addition, the networking opportunities will allow you to connect peer-to-peer with leading retailers and brands. Past attendees refer to Catalyst as the best conference in the industry and one that they cannot afford to miss.
- Stay on top of current and upcoming industry trends
- Pick up new strategies to boost online sales
- Connect with the “Who’s Who?” of e-commerce
- Get product answers from and strategize with ChannelAdvisor experts during rare 1:1 time
- Hear about the industry’s newest products and latest innovations
- Exchange best practices with peers
- Cultivate new leads and strengthen existing relationships
Who should attend Catalyst Americas 2018?+
- Online retailers and branded manufacturers– stay ahead of your competition by learning what you need to know about the future of e-commerce and how to plan a winning strategy
- E-Commerce executives, analysts and other thought-leaders – keep your finger on the industry pulse
- Current and prospective ChannelAdvisor customers – take advantage of digital marketing, marketplaces, social media strategies and more to help boost online sales
Business solution providers – get in front of 1200+ industry influencers and decision-makers
Where can I find the Catalyst Americas 2018 conference agenda?+
How can I register for Catalyst Americas 2018?+
You can register for Catalyst Americas 2018 by clicking on the ‘Register Now’ button in the upper right corner. Note that attendees are responsible for making their own lodging accommodations (see our Travel page).
What is the cost of attending Catalyst Americas 2018?+
The cost to attend Catalyst will depend on the date of registration. Please see the pricing breakdown in the Pricing Tiers section above.
Registration to Catalyst provides access to all Catalyst main conference sessions and Catalyst networking events, and includes food and drink for all Catalyst networking breakfasts, breaks and lunches April 17-19, 2018, as well as the Catalyst Opening Reception on April 17 and the Catalyst party on April 18. Special dietary requests can be made on the registration form.
Any company who registers 2 people from their company on the same transaction will automatically receive a 10% discount on all of those registrations processed during that transaction, while 3 or more people from the same company will receive a 25% discount. The more people you bring the more you save!
Can I bring a guest to the opening reception or the Catalyst Party?+
If you wish to bring a guest to the evening events you can also purchase guest passes for one or both events. The cost of a guest pass for the Opening Reception will be $50 and the cost for a guest pass to the Catalyst Party will be $100. You can purchase guest passes for these events during the online registration process or on-site at Catalyst.
Note: Guests must be 21 years of age, and are only able to attend the evening events with a guest pass. If they wish to attend the daily Catalyst keynotes and sessions, they will need to purchase a full conference pass.
When is the deadline to register for Catalyst Americas 2018?+
There is no deadline. The meeting space within the convention center has limited capacity, however, and the show has sold out previously – we encourage you to sign up promptly to reserve your spot and take advantage of “early-bird” discounts on registration and lodging.
How can I sponsor Catalyst Americas 2018?+
We offer a variety of sponsorship opportunities for big branding at any budget. Please see the Sponsors page for full sponsorship details.
Which ChannelAdvisor partners are sponsoring Catalyst Americas 2018?+
Sponsors will be listed on the Sponsors page of the Catalyst Americas 2018 website as they are confirmed.
Hotel & Travel
How can I book my hotel room?+
There are multiple hotels with discounted room rates for Catalyst Americas 2018 attendees. Attendees will need to reference “ChannelAdvisor Catalyst” when reserving your room to ensure you are getting the Catalyst discounted room rate.
Please see our Travel page for the most up-to-date information.
What airport should I fly into for Catalyst Americas 2018?+
The San Diego International Airport is only 3 miles from the San Diego Convention Center and the Catalyst hotels.
Please see our Travel page for the most up-to-date information.
Should I rent a car?+
A rental car is not necessary – for-hire transportation is readily available from the San Diego International Airport to the Catalyst-sponsored hotels, and the San Diego Convention Center is within a few blocks of the hotels.
We will also be providing shuttle transportation between the Catalyst-sponsored hotels and the Catalyst Party venue.
Who can I contact with additional questions about Catalyst Americas 2018?+