Rakuten Expo: the digital optimism summit

Rakuten Expo

Rakuten Expo 2018: 7th edition

This June 14, the Rakuten Group will be hosting its one of a kind Rakuten Expo event in Paris at the Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel. The main thematic Optimism (Rakuten in Japanese stands for Optimism) allows us to put in place a special program for all attendees. Register today!

We’re a global e-commerce, digital content, communications and fintech company with 70+ businesses worldwide and we’re constantly challenging ourselves to evolve, innovate and create a better future for everyone. If you’re wondering how the cutting-edge technologies of our ecosystem can help your business and what the future of the e-commerce industry and its actors are, then the Rakuten Expo 2018 is the place to be.

The event will be comprised of networking sessions, conferences, a start-up battle as well as workshops and personalized meetings.

Our international teams are putting everything in place to help you access the Rakuten world. And our partners, leaders in their respective industries will be present to help your business benefit from digital marketing, fintech, artificial intelligence and digital media offers.

Renowned speakers and workshops by passionate Rakuten insiders

Each year, we make it our mission to bring digital experts who are connoisseurs and passionate about their jobs, to share their experiences and visions.

This year, we have the great honour to welcome Claudie Haignere, the first woman astronaut at the ESA (European Space Agency), François Gabart engineer, skipper and winner of the 2012/2013 Vendee Globe to share some of their wisdom and views on innovation and optimism as a key to success.

Thematic workshops will also be held by members of the international Rakuten ecosystem, which will allow you to dive in all aspects of the e-commerce industry and today’s digital business models. You’ll be learning directly from senior managers from different Rakuten companies around the globe.

Hot topics during this year’s Rakuten Expo:

  • E-commerce and loan platforms
  • Enterprise apps as enterprise innovation
  • Optimal shopping experience from homepage to payment page
  • Innovative payments solution to support global marketplace growth
  • Movies and digital series to boost business
  • Artificial intelligence and immersive interactions for clients & merchants

International and innovative ecosystem

 What makes this year’s Rakuten Expo even more special is the gathering of different sister companies that constitute the global ecosystem. Rakuten Aquafadas, along with 7 other Rakuten companies will introduce the many activities that cover the digital area.

This is your chance to get familiar with the different dimensions of the Rakuten ecosystem including the research and innovation department, the financial and marketing services, the Rakuten Viber messaging app with over 1 billion users, one of the french e-commerce leaders amongst other digital services.

Attending the Rakuten Expo 2018 is free but places are limited, so don’t forget to register in order to save your seat.

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