Agenda

The PROSPER show has a three-track program running all-day March 22-23, 2017. There is a pre-day of workshops on March 21, 2017, available at an extra cost.

(PL) sessions are designed for PRIVATE LABEL sellers.

(AS) sessions are designed for ADVANCED SELLERS.


*Session Topics and Speakers are subject to change
Day 1
21 Mar 2017

Workshop on Generating Outside Traffic to Your Amazon Listings

Listing your products on Amazon is one of the fastest ways to launch a brand online. However, to truly scale your eCommerce business, you’ll need to understand how to drive...
Read More
Bryan Bowman

Workshop on Ecommerce Accounting

Ecommerce business owners need accounting to understand how their business is doing so they can make good, strategic decisions.  Trying to figure out your overall profitability from watching sales numbers...
Read More
Scott Scharf

Workshop on Amazon Sponsored Products

Amazon’s increasingly competitive marketplace has increased the need for sellers to use Sponsored Products. Amazon Sponsored Products advertising is the only seller tool available to display products outside of organic...
Read More
Mike Ziegler*

Workshop on Private Label & Supply Chain Management in China (PL)

Building a successful private label brand with innovative products can lead to increased sales, profitability, market protection and company value. To achieve this usually means developing your own product line...
Read More
Mark Clayton
Nick Cunningham
Day 2
22 Mar 2017

Conference Kickoff / Industry Overview & Agenda Review

WELCOME BACK! Joe Hansen and James Thomson, co-founders of PROSPER, outline the state of online sales today, and provide sneak peaks into exciting topics to be covered by the impressive...
Read More
Joseph Hansen
Joseph Hansen
James Thomson*

Effective Habits of the Successful Seller

What makes sellers grow to be big enough to be a Top 200 seller on Amazon? We are joined by a unique group of large sellers that have made the...
Read More
Alon Gesthalter
Tyler Patzel
Jason Boyce
Eric Tong
Eytan Wiener

Accounting Best Practices for the Amazon Seller

Amazon Sellers are businesses and need to have accurate financial information to run their online business effectively.  This session will cover the cloud accounting systems you need, where to find...
Read More
Scott Scharf

Channel Control on Amazon (AS, PL)

Richard Margiano is an intellectual property attorney with several years of experience working almost exclusively on behalf of sellers concerning the common Amazon.com issues that sellers face every day.  His...
Read More
Rich Margiano

Amazon Sponsored Products

If you are trying to increase customer awareness on Amazon for your products (whether your own brand of products or products that you resell), Amazon Sponsored Products can be a...
Read More
Mike Ziegler*

KEYNOTE: Brand Imagined — Grow your Brand, Grow your Business [Rick Cesari]

The Juiceman, Sonicare, George Foreman Grill, OxiClean, Rug Doctor, GoPro are just some of the national brands that Rick has helped build. Each product propelled company sales to over $100...
Read More
Rick Cesari

Income and Sales Tax: Compliance Risks for Amazon FBA Sellers

What activities by an out-of-state online retailer are sufficient to trigger income tax  nexus or a  sales/use tax collection duty for the online retailer in a state?  If an online...
Read More
Richard Cram

2 Top Sellers/PROSPER Board Members + 6-piece Gold Nuggets = 2X your Revenue Today (AS)

Lao Tzu once said ‘Those who know don’t say, and those who say don’t know.’ He obviously didn’t meet Eytan Weiner of Quantum Networks and Chad Rubin, founder of Crucial...
Read More
Eytan Wiener
Chad Rubin

The China Challenge (PL)

The China Challenge   Target Audience: Anyone planning to or currently importing products from China. Areas Covered & Takeaways: A quick intro and an overview of China. A discussion about...
Read More
Nick Cunningham

Sales Tax Collection & Remittance: What To Do Now

With so much change in the state tax regulations, it’s important to understand what these issues ultimately mean to your Amazon seller business. We will discuss the voluntary disclosure process, tax...
Read More
Michael Fleming
Michael Fleming

Networking Event, sponsored by Avalara

Meet new business contacts. Reconnect with old business colleagues. Meet our exhibitors, a wide range of solution providers that can accelerate your online business. Join us for this memorable event....
Read More
Day 3
23 Mar 2017

Reviews: White, Gray or Black – Will Your Reviews Strategy Get You In Trouble? (PL, AS)

Amazon’s Terms of Service are vague and Amazon sellers constantly debate their interpretation but what do we really know?  In this session we will explore Amazon’s TOS and tactics that...
Read More
Ed Rosenberg
Jeff Cohen

Use Outsourcing to Replace Yourself and 4x Your Revenue (AS)

We’ve all heard this, “work ON your business, NOT IN your business.” As Amazon sellers, most of us get caught up in doing tasks ourselves. From product research, to customer...
Read More
Chad Rubin

Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence to Grow Your Amazon Business

Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence to Grow Your Amazon Business The future has arrived. Today’s Amazon sellers have access to artificial intelligence, which online giants like Amazon, Walmart and eBay...
Read More
Victor Rosenman

Improving Organic Ranking and Paid Placement Visibility Through Content Optimization

For many Amazon sellers, optimizing product content is misunderstood and underutilized. Most focus on strong content’s ability to increase listing relevancy, leading to a potential lift in organic ranking. But...
Read More
Pat Petriello*

Supercharge Your Sales: A Seller’s Guide to Amazon SEO

Did you know Amazon has 300% more product searches than traditional search sites like Google and Bing? Whether you’re a new Amazon seller or a veteran, the increased competition means...
Read More
Bryan Bowman

Leverage Doesn’t Have To Be A Dirty Word

Every entrepreneur has a level of acceptance for debt, many are gun-shy when it comes to taking on debt.  In this workshop you will learn how debt and leverage, which...
Read More
Ami Kassar

Managing Vendor Central and Seller Central to Build Your Amazon Business (AS, PL)

Ever thought about increasing your selling opportunities by leveraging a Vendor and Seller relationship with Amazon? With each platform having it’s own benefits, why not manage the two and get...
Read More
Carina McLeod*

Taking the Mystery Out of VAT Compliance in Europe

For every Amazon seller pondering expansion into European marketplaces, the challenges of getting set up for and handling VAT (value added tax) can be rather daunting. In this session, European...
Read More
Claire Taylor
Pauric Logue

Insurance Needs for your E-Commerce Business (PL, AS)

Insurance can be confusing and knowing what types of coverage you need, what limits to protect your business and personal assets, and when you should purchase coverage are all questions...
Read More
Michelle Love

Scalable Techniques for Finding Profitable, Low-Competition Products to Sell on Amazon (PL)

Sean Smith, an Amazon product research expert, will discuss how to build a scalable system for finding products to sell on Amazon with low competition and high demand. While most...
Read More
Sean Smith

Triple Your Sales by Mastering Multi-Channel Selling (AS, PL)

On average, Amazon sellers with a branded web store sell 2x on their own site as they do on Amazon. Learn how to diversify your business and triple your sales...
Read More
Brent Bellm

Strategies for Advanced Sellers (AS)

Joseph Hansen, co-founder of Prosper Show & CEO of Buy Box Experts, will present advanced strategies and tactics for sellers to consider. He will review detailed methods to improve efficiency...
Read More
Joseph Hansen
Joseph Hansen

Nailing Item Set Up by Avoiding the 5 Biggest Catalog Mistakes

Success on Amazon is systematic.  Assuming that products have customer appeal, they will be successful on the Amazon platform if they are: properly and accurately set up; consistently in-stock; receiving...
Read More
Chelle Hammer*

Preparing Your Seller Business For Eventual Sale (AS, PL)

What options do Amazon Sellers have to exit their businesses? In this presentation, Mark will cover how to properly prepare your business for sale, how to determine it’s value, how...
Read More
Mark Daoust

Building Your Private Label Empire through Social Media: The Kavaj Story (PL)

Building an international brand and selling successfully on Amazon by also leveraging the power of Social Media.  KAVAJ managed to sell more than 500k units and making more than $19MM...
Read More
Kai Klement*
Joerg Kundrath*
Christian Här

“Stump the ex-Amazonians” Panel

We are pleased to have so many former Amazon business leaders with us to address the most challenging issues sellers face today. Using a combination of pre-submitted and live questions,...
Read More
Steven Yates*
David Wohrman*
Carina McLeod*
Peter Kearns*
Pat Petriello*
Eric Heller*

Closing Remarks

We recap the past two days of events, and look into the future for PROSPER 2018.
Joseph Hansen
Joseph Hansen
James Thomson*