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Meet Magento Russia 2015 Consolidates Potentially Huge Ecommerce Market

Meet Magento Russia 2015 is the third Meet Magento conference held in Moscow indicating close attention to this emerging market demonstrated by the community and ecosystem, as a whole.

Meet Magento Russia 2015

The ecommerce market in Russia is just establishing its standards and standing far from the saturation. The number of online shoppers is pretty large and mostly consists of young and middle-aged people with an average income and above. Still, the revenue generated online takes only 2% of total retail sales, which is five time lower than the ecommerce share e.g. in the total U.S. retail expenditures (Sources:, Naturally, this potential needs some efficient ecommerce solutions and no one could be better suited for this role than Magento.

Meet Magento Russia 2015

This year the conference is divided into two tracks: technical and commercial. The technical track is intended to Magento developers and comprises next topics: Magento 2 development, Magento performance and hosting, new online stores development tips, etc.

The commercial track features effective business processes, new stores creation peculiarities, Magento business advantages, etc. The conference will take place on October 30.


Digital October is already a traditional venue for Moscow Magento conferences and meets all participants’ requirements.

Meet Magento Russia 2014: “See You in Moscow!”

Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
Winston Churchill

This is the second visit of Meet Magento to Russia, and it seems that this conference is firmly settled in Moscow.

The previous event was a true success and this year we can confidently expect the same. Russia gradually integrates into the global Magento community and we would like to tell you some basic facts about this amazing country.


Russia, also officially known as the Russian Federation, is a country in northern Eurasia. Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, and one of the biggest nations.

Quick Facts about Russia

  • Capital: Moscow;
  • Population: 143.5 million (2012) World Bank;
  • Biggest cities: Moscow (11,503,501), Saint Petersburg (4,879,566), Novosibirsk (1,473,754), Yekaterinburg (1,349,772), Nizhny Novgorod (1,250,619), Samara (1,164,685), Omsk (1,154,116), Kazan (1,143,535), Chelyabinsk (1,130,132), Rostov-on-Don (1,089,261), Ufa (1,062,319), Volgograd (1,021,215);
  • Currency: Russian ruble (RUB);
  • Official language: Russian;
  • The main ethnic group: Russians – 81.0%;
  • Government: Federal republic, Semi-presidential system, Constitutional republic.


Moscow is a true city of contrasts and each visitor can find here something special for himself. This diversity of architecture, people, and lifestyles becomes an inspiration for numerous Russian famous writers and poets at all times.

You will be greatly impressed by the difference in description of Moscow, for example, by Pushkin and Bulgakov. Pushkin’s Moscow is festive and elegant with numerous balls and receptions, while Bulgakov’s Moscow is mysterious and mystical full of unexplained accidents and phenomena.

The true spirit of the city lies in that multiplicity and complexity, which is formed by the endless number of layers added to Moscow by each century and citizen.

Bring Some Cool Souvenir Magnets from the Upcoming Magento Conferences

Do you like to collect fridge souvenir magnets from different countries, cities, places, and etc.?

So, do I.  And this autumn you have a great chance to fill in the blanks on your “Magento fridge” with several “precious” pieces. Below you will find an extended list of the upcoming Magento events, which will held soon over the world.

Autumn 2014 Magento Events

Meet Magento Ukraine
About: Meet Magento Ukraine 2014 is the first Meet Magento conference in Ukraine. The conference promises to be very eventful and, except two conference tracks, will also include the Kyiv Running tour and Tour to the Magento office in Kyiv.
Date: September 6, 2014
Venue: Hilton Kyiv Hotel, Tarasa Shevchenka blvd., 30, Kyiv
Tickets: Standard – till 25 of August, 119 EUR

Meet Magento Romania
About: Cluj-Napoca is the right place for a Magento conference in Romania with about 5000 software engineers, who work for 100 companies. The conference is divided into two tracks (technical and sales/marketing one) and also includes a Hackathon and Afterparty event. As aheadWorks is a Media Partner of the conference, next week we’ll offer our customers significant discounts for this event. So, stay connected.
Date: September 13, 2014
Venue: Grand Hotel Napoca, Octavian Goga str., 1, Cluj-Napoca
Tickets: Normal – 85 EUR

Meet Magento Russia
About: This is the second Meet Magento conference held in Moscow, which is going to be the largest Magento event in Russia. This year the conference is targeted towards Magento store owners and entrepreneurs who are willing to use Magento for their new online shops. aheadWorks is going to be represented among the speakers of the conference by Cyril Golub, aheadWorks co-founder.
Date: September 20, 2014
Venue: Digital October Center, Bersenevskaya riverfront, 6, Moscow
Tickets: Standard – till August 31, 1500 RUB

Meet Magento New York
About: Meet Magento NY 2014 is the first annual Meet Magento conference in the U.S., which is held in the most populous city in the world. Combined with provided knowledge, new business opportunities, and exciting networking Meet Magento NY 2014 promises to be a truly terrific event.
The organizers of the conference provided great discounts for the aheadWorks’ social network followers and subscribers and we’ll gladly share them with you soon. So, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and other social networks.
Date: September 22-23, 2014
Venue: Digital Conference Center, Broad Street, 55, New York
Tickets: Late Conference Ticket – till August 31, 499 USD