Meet Magento New York 2022: Overview & Highlights

Recently, on 23 September 2022, the iconic Meet Magento The is back in-person for the first time in 3 years due to global pandemic restrictions.

Many Magento developers, solution providers, retailers and technology partners attended the event to exchange significant insights on digitizing and growing business.

In case you missed this wonderful event, this article will give you an overview and show you highlights.

Let’s go!

About Meet Magento New York 2022

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Meet Magento New York is the annual Magento event in New York, as well as the only Meet Magento event in the USA and the only dedicated Magento event in the US. This is a fantastic opportunity for the Magento community to come together.

Meet Magento New York 2022 (#MM22NYC) took place at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, New York. Krish TechnoLabs team, an award-winning Adobe Gold Solution Partner and leading Magento eCommerce solution provider, is honored to host this year’s event.

This year, Adobe invited 44 marvelous speakers who are retailers, brands, service providers, partners, developers and influencers to share knowledge and best practices around the Magento platform.

You can check out the full list of speakers here!

Highlights of MM22NYC 

Not only diving deep into the Magento platform, but MM22NYC also discussed the entire eCommerce industry’s changes and trending eCommerce practices.

The tracks were divided into 3 parts: Business, Solutions, and Technical.

Below are some highlights of the event.

The official #MM22NYC theme

This year, the theme of the event is “Breaking Barriers.”

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Composable commerce and its impact on your organization

The first business track of MM22NYC was presented by Marion Freijsen (Strategic Business Advisor and Commerce Strategy EMEA of Adobe) and Ray Bogman (Sr. Global Software Support Manager of Adobe).

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Both the speakers shared many amazing insights on Composable Commerce and its impact on businesses worldwide. The two shared their side of insights about composable and how businesses can leverage the tech.

Key takeaway:

  • Be careful when first approaching Composable Commerce
  • Choose every element carefully based on your business’s needs
  • Composable commerce’s flexibility can help speed up innovation when used correctly

How can retail SMBs meet digital transformation and customer satisfaction goals?

This is a great technical track for small and medium-sized businesses. The track is presented by Mike Muhlfelder (Vice President of Sales in North America of Jitterbit).

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Mike concentrated on the challenges of growing a small eCommerce business after the pandemic and what SMBs need to do to increase customer satisfaction.

Most importantly, he focused on the importance of data for achieving growth targets. Using statistics and facts, he clearly explained how shoppers now shop differently than before and why customer experience matters.

Optimizing payments for a stronger eCommerce brand

Ritesh Somani (Principal product manager of Adobe) clearly explained the difference between Magento open-source and Adobe Commerce. He also talked about how the premium version (Adobe Commerce) could help businesses secure an edge.

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Last year, Adobe and PayPal partnered up to launch a new payment solution that allows store owners of all sizes to access a secure, robust, and integrated payment solution without any other integration required.

Thus, Ritesh and his co-speaker Mudita Tiwari (Senior Director of Developer Experiences of PayPal) also discussed how to optimize payments to build a stronger eCommerce brand. They listed many benefits of having an optimized payment system.

More great topics

Other than the tracks we mentioned above, the event was full of amazing talks from amazing speakers.

Some worth noting topics are: 

  • Which Magento Frontend to Choose – Maksym Novik (Magento Developer of vConnect)
  • What’s worrying the retail industry? How optimization became the buzzword of 2022? – Yael Barak (Vice President of Product Management of Checkout.com) & Stefanie Nugent (Senior Manager & Strategic Partnerships of Checkout.com)
  • Maximizing seller impact and reach with omnichannel retailing – James Blake (Retail & Finance Industry Expert of Vertex)
  • The Hidden Roadblocks of Today’s Customer Journey & How to Fix Them – Uri Strauss (CEO of Webeyez)
  • Defining the blueprint for PWA Studio projects – Chris Brabender (Director of Valtech)

Conclusion

With expert speakers and insightful discussions, Meet Magento New York 2022 was surely one of the best eCommerce events of the year. 

In this article, we covered some highlights of the event that you should keep an eye on.

We hope this helps you grow your business!

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