PrestaShop is emerging shopping cart with revenue of 15M$, 250000 stores and 5000000 downloads. Recently, PrestaShop Day was held on June 11, 2015 which was the biggest and most successful event in 2015 in ecommerce community. PrestaShop was expecting the participants and attendees to approach 2000 and that came true on June 11, 2015. In today’s PrestaShop roundup, I will try to give you a recap of that event. What activities were performed that day and what are their outcomes.
Facts and Figures about PrestaShop Day 2015
Previous name of PrestaShop day was PrestaShop Barcamp which was first organized in 2008 having 150 attendees and now this count increased upto 2000 out of which 58% were merchants, 25% developers and 17% were designers.
There were only 5 collaborators in 2007 and now they are reached upto 120. Representative of 15 different countries participated in the event with 3 official languages. PrestaShop live stream was available online to view in any region of the world on YouTube.
100+ websites are SEO audited, 10957 smiles exchangedJ. PrestaShop Day got 2nd Trending topic in France. 500+ average participants attended each conference. 3888000 minutes of ecommerce discussions during which 1 audit space with 13 specialties, 8 workshops, 15 stands, 6 corners and 1 conference area with 26 speakers. 1500 goodie bags gifted, 15 trophies awarded to community members.
PrestaShop Day Keynote
PrestaShop day was filled with lot of activities, conferences, discussion and workshops. Many new things were introduced like WeCommerce Visual presentation, PrestaShop Developers integration fund, Ambassadors program, products updates and others. A keynote or motto was announced by Bruno Leveque, Octave Klaba, Nicolas Ferrary and Charles Wells and that was “WeCommerce is better Ecommerce”.
Mission of PrestaShop Day
Mission of PrestaShop day is to give anyone, in any country around the world, the ability to open up a successful online store.
PrestaShop Day was a great opportunity to promote, learn and know everything about PrestaShop. If you missed this event, don’t be scary just wait for the next event which hopefully will be help in 2017.
All the information given here is taken from Official PrestaShop Blog.