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Payfast eCommerce Virtual Summit: start, grow and scale your online store

For the fourth year in a row, we’re pleased to bring you the Payfast eCommerce Virtual Summit in partnership with the Insaka eCommerce Academy. Taking place on 14 and 15 March 2023, we’d love for you to join us for this not to be missed, free and completely online event. 

During the two-day summit, top industry experts and thought leaders from South Africa and abroad will share their expertise, strategies and insights to help you start, grow and scale your online store. Some of the hot topics that will be covered in presentations and special 60 and 90-minute masterclasses include: 

  • Copywriting for ecommerce 
  • Seach Engine Optimization (SEO) 
  • Omnichannel selling 
  • Selling to the Gen Z market 
  • Payments 
  • Web3 & Crypto 
  • Tik Tok sales 
  • Amazon selling  
  • Instagram strategy 
  • Google, Facebook and YouTube ads 

One highlight of the summit that you can look forward to is our very own Chief Commercial Officer, David Adams taking to the virtual stage to discuss the growth of ecommerce in South Africa. He’ll touch on the trends and changes online sellers, like you, can expect to see in the near future.  

Other presenters you can expect to hear from are Andy Higgins, Managing Director at Bob Group, Dave Lockie, Web3 Lead at WooCommerce, Marko Stavrou, The Gen Z Guy and co-founder of Hustlers Global, Donald Valoyi, Founder and CEO of, Lauren Dallas, CEO of Future Females, Tahir Emrah Tuzun, Head of Sales and Market Development of PayPal Middle East and Africa, and Mike Bryer, CEO at Zapper, among others. 

During the two-day virtual summit, you’ll get to select the topics that interest you the most and those that are relevant to the current and future needs of your ecommerce business. No matter where you are in your ecommerce journey, the  PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit has got you covered.  

Book your free spot now and head over to the Summit’s website to find the complete speaker line-up and agenda, as well as information on how you can stand to win some awesome prizes.