FHSU to host third annual Kansas Jubilee
09/14/2012

Registration is now open for the third annual Kansas Jubilee eBay to Ecommerce Conference at Fort Hays State University on Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27.

The two-day conference features "how to find a niche, build a brand, source marketable products, understand the diversity of the marketplaces and use this knowledge to start and grow a business."

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Classes will start at 8:30 a.m. and will last until 5 p.m. on both days. A light breakfast bar will be served on both days. Dinner Friday will be in the Memorial Union's Fort Hays Ballroom, and Saturday's lunch will be in the union's Black and Gold Room.

"It is a Jubilee of teaching and learning," said Joyce Banbury, Kansas Jubilee event founder. "I look forward to the first day when everyone comes in the door and they are so excited to be here to learn and share their experiences."

Guest speakers will include:
Jim "Griff" Griffith, eBay senior manager.
Kat Simpson, product sourcing for eBay and Amazon.
Danni Ackerman, creator of The Danni App, product sourcing for eBay, Amazon and Online Havesting International Sales.
Cliff Ennico, top e-commerce attorney, author and entrepreneur.
Mark Dews, PayPal marketing manager.
Mike Covin, PayPal account manager for merchant services.
Mark and Robin Le Vine, Bubblefest owners.
Judy Oglesby, Blue Penny Lady, owner of a brick/mortar liquidation business and a successful business on eBay/Amazon/Bonanza.
Uncle Joe Adamson, eBay selling basics, eBay Hall of Fame recipient, and eBay education specialist.
Sally Milo, Web and eBay store designer.
Chris Taylor, PageMage Inc., business branding, expert, author, speaker and entrepreneur.
Jared Smith, Outright product manager.
Andy Chase, eBay: social commerce for online selling.

"There is a sense of pride in bringing this quality of experts to FHSU and Hays that is unsurpassed. FHSU is such a beautiful campus and the perfect rural venue to illustrate the importance of e-commerce in rural economic development," said Banbury.

Registration is open through Oct. 22. To register go to http://kansasjubilee.net. The $49 registration includes all sessions and meals. Discounts are available for military personnel, education institutions and organizations. FHSU faculty, staff and students can register for free.


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