Winter 2023 Digital Conference


Welcome to the Winter 2023 Virtual Conference!

This conference is planned and produced by the Digital Business Student Association in collaboration with the BUS 2504 Web Development class.

Supporting SME’s Online Presence

Tuesday Jan 31, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Guest Speaker: Emileah Baumen, Senior Manager, Program Operations at Digital Main Street
Emileah will share how Digital Main Street supports small businesses through various programs, and will highlight the program success, web development process, and customer experience timeline.
Virtual location: Microsoft Teams (Join Meeting)

Developing e-Commerce Stores

Tuesday Jan 31, 2023 at 1:15 PM
Guest Speaker: Julia Over, Performance Marketing Specialist at Futureproof Inc
Julia will share her experience developing e-commerce stores at Futureproof, she will discuss user journey, UX design, best practices, scope creep, product knowledge, choice of Apps, Shopify collections, as well as navigation models and inspiration.
Virtual location: Microsoft Teams (Join Meeting)

Starting Your Own Business

Thursday Feb 2, 2023 at 11:00 AM
Guest Speaker: Thomas Durham, Founder & CEO at Mango Digital
Thomas will share his journey and experience starting his own business after graduating from the Digital Business Management BComm program at Humber college, he will discuss the challenges and lessons learned, and anwer our questions about starting and managing a small business.
Virtual location: Microsoft Teams (Join Meeting)

Wix Academic Partnership

Thursday Feb 2, 2023 at 12:15 PM
Guest Speaker: Elery Rojas, Academic Partnership Manager at Wix
Elery will discuss the process of planning and developing a website in terms of branding and content prep, and share examples of portfolio style as well as e-commerce style websites. Elery will also walk us through a live demo of the Wix dashboard, configuring a Wix template, SEO, and blogging, and will give us an overview of the Wix academic partnership and how to sign up for the one-year free student account, and discuss the benefits of this opportunity.
Virtual location: Microsoft Teams (Join Meeting)

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