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Recap of OXID Commons 2012 – A tremendous E-Commerce Conference

OXID Commons 2012

First of all: Thank you all! Thanks for coming to OXID Commons 2012, thanks for the wonderful speeches, for all the great conversations had everywhere, thanks for making OXID a big family. Over 600 people, plus roundabout 300 via live stream, took part in a great event empowered by over 50 exhibitors and sponsors at the fair ground in Freiburg.

Roland Fesenmayr, CEO of OXID eSales AG, opened the schedule, in his keynote he reviewed the last twelve successful months and talked about our focus during the next phase.

All in all, more than 40 lecturers presented the most recent topics about e-commerce and the OXID Ecosystem in two different tracks. The top-notch schedule offered various sessions and discussions about topics like multichannel, internationalization, news in OXID eShop version 4.6, community related projects, semantic web in e-commerce with GoodRelations, how to adjust performance in projects, and many more. Please feel free to watch the OXID Commons archived live streams of both rooms.

OXID Commons 2012

By the end of the event day, Andrea Seeger, Executive Board of OXID eSales AG, promised the award “THE GOLDEN CART” for outstanding solutions based on OXID Platform. We want to congratulate the winners in the five following categories:

The mandatory after-show party was great again with the added bonus of nice weather and supporting live band, which encouraged networking, stimulating conversations and quenching refreshments.

On the very next day, May 25th, the unconference took place. The 77 registered developers came together in a leisure barcamp style to talk about the community project Admin2.0, to discuss the new module system in OXID eShop version 4.6, the language handling (mapping) and what the community expects from OXID eSales. Also, our Chief Software Architect, Erik Kort, gave us an insight into the plans for OXID eShop version 5.

OXID Commons Unconference 2012

To give you a visual expression of OXID Commons 2012, we collected some links for you:

We also would like to draw your attention to other blog posts, mostly written by attendees:

Posted by Marco Steinhäuser and Daniela Baumgartner

OXID Commons 2012 Coming Soon!

OXID Commons 2012

The fourth-annual community day and ecommerce conference will be held at the Trade Fair in Freiburg (Breisgau), Germany on May 24th and 25th offering a great opportunity to meet online merchants, agencies, developers, service providers and of course, the OXID staff 🙂

Thank you all for the many presentation submissions. Many of them were accepted and promise an entertaining schedule, packed with specialist talks on all the colorful topics we have surrounding e-commerce. The schedule for OXID Commons 2012 is presently about to be put together and will be published on our website as soon as possible.

Our thanks also goes to more than 40 exhibitors and sponsors for empowering this day. You can personally contact most of them and other service providers at their stands in the trade fair area – the entry for visitors is free.

For the first time we promise the OXID Best Solution Award in five distinguished categories. Shop owners as well as partner agencies could take part and we received many submissions for it. Not an easy choice for the poor guys in the jury 😉

There will be a Get Together in the evening where you can recap the day and do some networking.

Already over 500 people registered for OXID Commons, not too many tickets left. Hurry up and still be able to get your ticket today!

Please also don’t miss out by not participating in OXID Unconference for developers on May 25th. OXID Unconference is entirely free but requires pre-registration by adding yourself to the list of attendees.

See you at OXID Commons 2012!