Conference Experiences

Join us in Seattle to maximize your Accelerate experience

We're excited to offer a variety of in-person experiences at Amazon Accelerate. You'll have the chance to participate in hands-on workshops, engage in one-to-one discussions with Amazon and industry subject matter experts, network with other sellers, and learn about the latest tools and products to help fuel your growing business.

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We're delighted to provide a variety of pre-conference activities for attendees who arrive early in Seattle. From 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PT on Tuesday, September 12, in-person attendees will be able to enjoy exclusive opportunities before the conference begins on September 13. The following will be available on September 12:

  • The New Accelerate Pavilion Unveiling
  • Welcome Reception
  • Partner Connect Expo
  • Seller Café Appointments

Our distinguished guest speaker is a CEO and award-winning actress, Tracee Ellis Ross! Tracee will take the stage and have a conversation with Amazon’s VP of WW Selling Partner Services, Dharmesh Mehta. The CEO and Founder of PATTERN Beauty will share her journey as a business leader and online seller. This will take place during the Closing General session on Thursday, September 14 at 3:35 p.m. PT.

The Accelerate Pavilion, a new conference experience for 2023, is a dynamic, centralized meet-up spot where speakers, Amazon employees, and fellow attendees can make meaningful connections, share success stories, and learn about tools and products.

The Accelerate Pavilion will include:

Partner Connect:  Connect with a curated collection of Amazon Selling Programs and service providers who can help you optimize your business productivity and growth.

Lightning Talks: Experience these succinct 15-minute presentations led by subject matter experts that are designed to kindle curiosity, spark conversation, and share valuable insights.

The Hub: Network with Amazon employees and other members of the seller community in an exciting and upbeat designated space. The hub will feature social activities, opportunities for subject matter experts from marquee launches to share details and answer questions, and one-to-one business meetings with Amazon account teams (including Strategic Account Services, New Seller Support, Category Management, Seller Forums and Black Business Accelerator).

Food and Beverage: Of course, Amazon Accelerate provides tasty meals and refreshments, including breakfast and lunch.

Expand your network and knowledge with Amazon partners. Connect with Amazon Selling Programs and service providers in the Accelerate Pavilion to discover new ways to support your business growth.

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Schedule a one-to-one meeting with an Amazon subject matter expert to discuss strategies for enhancing and expanding your business or seek assistance resolving an issue. Seller Café appointments are limited and offered first come, first served. Appointments can be made online and will be available in mid-August.

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Join us from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PT on Tuesday, September 12 in the Accelerate Pavilion to hear a short welcome from Mary Beth Westmoreland, Amazon Vice President of Worldwide Selling Partner Experience. You will also have the opportunity to mix and mingle with senior Amazon leaders, who are excited to meet you and learn about your business. Connect with fellow sellers by catching a fish or two from the world-renowned Pike Place Fish throwers, show off your creativity with hands-on ice sculpting, and explore the Partner Connect booths while interacting with other fun activities, all while enjoying local food and beverage favorites. We can’t wait to see you there!

Get ready to experience a Seattle Block Party like never before! Join us on Wednesday, September 13 at the Seattle Center, home of the iconic Space Needle, for an unforgettable evening of live entertainment, food, and drinks. This exclusive in-person networking opportunity promises to be an experience you won't want to miss. As this event takes place outdoors, we recommend dressing comfortably. Admittance to the Block Party is included as part of in-person conference registration.

Get ready to kick-start your day in the most fun and healthy way possible! Join us on Wednesday, September 13 for a 5K Run/Walk through the bustling streets of downtown Seattle. Let's lace up and hit the pavement together for a fun and memorable 5K Run/Walk before diving into the first day of sessions.

Amazon Accelerate will feature three General sessions and 45 Breakout sessions across various content topics. Hear about new product launches and inspiring seller stories from Amazon leaders, guest speakers, and fellow sellers during General sessions on the mainstage. Our diverse catalog of Breakout sessions will allow you to customize your conference agenda with learning levels from beginner to advanced. Engage in hands-on trainings, learn about Amazon's latest tools and innovations, and get your questions answered live during Q&A with Amazon subject matter experts.

Join us for a unique lunch experience in the Accelerate Pavilion on Wednesday, September 13, and Thursday, September 14, where you can connect with fellow attendees, Amazon employees, and partners. This extended lunch offers you the perfect opportunity to recharge, relax, and refuel before the afternoon sessions begin. Indulge in a delicious meal while exploring the diverse networking and educational experiences available in the Accelerate Pavilion. Feeding minds fuels connections, so make the most of this time to nourish both your body and your professional network!