Speaking about the future of gold during Schone Symposium

31 10 2014

I have been invited by Umicore’s subsidary Schone Edelmetaal B.V. to speak during their Symposium on Monday November 3rd, 2014, which they are organising in honor of their 275th birthday.

Schöne Edelmetaal B.V. has been a household name in the world of precious metals since 1739. Having originally started out as inspectors of gold and silver at the Exchange Bank, they have grown into being the main supplier to the European mints. They got to where they are today by capitalizing on their rich history. But they don’t just live in the past, as they continue to go for gold. Since 2003 we’ve been doing that under the wing of Umicore.

Alon Ben Joseph speaking at Schone Symposium 2014

The title of my presentation is: “De gouden toekomst van goud”, which translates to: “The golden future of gold”. I have been invited by the management of Schone to inspire all their guests, partners, customers and employees. As I am: a jeweller, consultant, innovator in the jewelry industry with regard to multichannel retail, Shopping2020 Expert and Schone customer, they asked me to philosophize about the future of gold in the ‘New Economy’.

I have the honor to share the stage with TV personality Humberto Tan, Gold Expert Willem Middelkoop and Inspirator and consultant Richard van Hooijdonk.

Do you want to learn more about my personal view of the future of retail, the luxury industry and the consumption behavior of gold? Please visit Oak Consultancy‘s page.


Alon speaking during Global Ecommerce Summit 2014

13 05 2014

Launched six years ago, the Global E-Commerce Summit is the leading international event that focuses on the most important trends and developments in global e-commerce, cross-border trading and omni-channel retail. After editions in Amsterdam and Monaco, the event settled on Barcelona, which has now been the home of the summit and the awards ceremony for the last four years.

Three days with inspiring key notes, market insights, business strategies, useful business cases, networking possibilities (like the Global E-commerce Party) and of course the fourth edition of the European E-commerce Award ceremony.

In 2014 the theme will be: The Next E-Commerce Revolution: No Borders, No Channels.

Alon Ben Joseph speaking at Global Ecommerce Summit 2014

In 1998 Alon joined the family company as a marketing manager and created the first website for the company. In 2008, as Co-CEO of the company, Alon launched the first international eBoutique in the Netherlands to be authorized to retail high-end Swiss watch brands and premium diamond jewelry. Together with this launch, the company was transformed from a classic local retailer in to an international cross-channel retailer. Many innovations followed, like: the first augemented reality tool for diamond rings in the world, first etailer in the world that has been authorized by IWC Schaffhausen to sell online and the first Dutch jeweller to launch a stand-alone mCommerce site for luxury accessories, watches and diamonds.

On June 16th, 2014 Alon Ben Joseph will speaking during the Pre-conference e-Payments track of the Global Ecommerce Summit about “Challenges of a high-end jeweller with online payments.

See more of Alon’s former and future speaking engagements on this dedicated page.


Speaking during “Vakdag Logistiek & eCommerce 2013”

6 05 2013

Nex month I will be speaking at the Dutch eCommerce event: Vakdag Logistiek en E-commerce. The event will take place in Hotel Houten in Utrecht (The Netherlands) on June 11th, 2013. The title of my presentation is: “Internationale eFulfillment van omnichannel juweliers.” (Translation: “International eFulfillment of omnichannel jewellers.”)

Screen shot LogistiekenEcommerce.nl May 2013

Please come and join the discussion on June 11, 2013 in Hotel Houten in Utrecht.
Get your tickets via: http://www.logistiekenecommerce.nl and join the buzz via: @E_Logistiek and #eLogistiek.

I hope to see you during my session. It’s going to be a fun and interesting day.


Speaking at Thuiswinkel Update 2012

23 08 2012

I have been asked to speak for the second time at the leading eCommerce event in The Netherlands: Thuiswinkel Update. This time I am one of the CEO’s participating as a panel member during the so-called: CEO Debat. The event will take place in DeFabrique in Utrecht (The Netherlands) on September 27th, 2012.

Please come and join the discussion on September 27th, 2012 in DeFabrique in Utrecht. Get your tickets via: http://www.thuiswinkelupdate.nl and join the buzz via: @T_W_update and #TWU12.

I hope to see you all there :)


Speaking at mCommerce Event 2012

15 12 2011

I have been asked to speak at the first Dutch business event about Mobile Commerce, named: mCommerce Event 2012 in Amsterdam.

mCommerce Event 2012 speaker Alon Ben Joseph

The text in the image, says:

Praktijkcase Ace Jewelers: “Waarom een horloge kopen via een SmartPhone als die al de tijd aangeeft?”

De eerste juwelier met een eBoutique en sinds 2011 ook een seperate mBoutique.
Alon Ben Joseph zal tijdens het M-commerce congres zijn visie presenteren op luxe retail. Zijn presentatie gaat over het verleden van luxe retail, de huidige staat en zijn toekomstvisie.”

Translation in English:

Case Study Ace Jewelers: “Why buy a wrist watch if you can read the time from your SmartPhone?”

The first jeweller with an eBoutique and since 2011 also a seperate mBoutique.
During the M-commerce congres Mr. Alon Ben Joseph will share his vision on luxury retail. His presentation will be about his vision of the past, current state and future of  luxury retail.”

Please come and join the discussion on January 19th, 2012 in Pakhuis De Zwijger in Amsterdam. Get your tickets via: http://www.mcommerce-event.nl and join the buzz via: @Mcommerce_Event.

I hope to see you all there 🙂