On the 17th of June, Realex Payments - one of the world’s leading online payment providers - held their first ever UK business boot camp in association with London Technology Week. This boot camp featured talks from industry experts, with an aim to help new and existing ecommerce business owners improve their ecommerce stores. ‘Get Online, Stay Online’, is only the first in a series of business boot camps arranged by Realex Payments throughout the year.
The evening began with a fun, relaxed atmosphere of drinks and food; allowing everyone who attended to get better acquainted with each other. This presented a fantastic networking opportunity for everyone involved and enabled guests to meet the speakers prior to their presentations. Over the course of the evening, industry experts took turns in conducting talks and presentations.
Welford Media’s founder and director, Gareth Christian-Lim, was proudly chosen to be one of the speakers at this business boot camp, and was able to share his experiences and knowledge of the ecommerce industry. His in depth presentation opened up the ecommerce world to beginners, giving useful insights into how to open and run your very own ecommerce store, whilst also providing ecommerce veterans with useful tips and advice.
Enjoyable and entertaining, the ‘Get Online, Stay Online’ boot camps are some of the most valuable learning experiences for ecommerce store owners. Not only are these events great for developing new skills, but they are a fantastic way to meet people and create new relationships with other companies. A huge range of brands and businesses attend these events, including everyone from development companies to payment providers; presenting you with the opportunity to discover new businesses.
Throughout the day, Realex Payments’ dedicated team were filming key sections of the event to allow those who couldn’t attend to gain a little insight into what ‘Get Online, Stay Online’ was all about. They also filmed exclusive interviews with the the speakers - including Gareth! - to give viewers a greater understanding of the world of ecommerce. If you are considering attending one of the next business boot camps, this video gives you a fantastic taster of what to expect.
A trusted online payment provider, Realex Payments process an impressive £20 billion annually for over 12,500 businesses. They work with businesses in a wide variety of sectors, including Paddy Power, notonthehighstreet.com and Virgin Atlantic. With an incredible year-on-year growth of 95% in the UK last year, Realex Payments are quickly becoming one of Europe’s fastest growing online payment providers. To learn more about Realex Payments visit their website or click here to find out more about the next business bootcamp on 28th August 'Generating Online Traffic, Improving Customer Journey and the Importance of Mobile for Ecommerce Businesses'. You can also keep up to date with all of Realex Payments’ latest news on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedInand Youtube.
Whether you are only just considering opening your first ecommerce store, or you’ve been in the ecommerce industry for decades, the Realex Payment business boot camps can truly assist, teach and inspire everyone who takes part.