thanks for a great PIMpoint Digital 2021

PIMpoint Digital was live from October 5-7, 2021. A big thank you to the inriver community for coming together and participating for almost a full week of keynotes, customer interviews, and product insights. We hope you left inspired and were able to gain new perspectives on the future of digital commerce.

We're working hard already to bring the next iteration of PIMpoint 2022 to you. Stay tuned for more information!


this year’s theme: opening the digital front door

Today, buyers jump between channels and touchpoints, making product information the essential “digital front door” for building valuable connections with your customers.

At PIMpoint Digital 2021, we’ll look at the key processes and technologies you need to attract new business and deliver an exceptional experience, with a special focus on engagement intelligence, digital speed, and limitless possibilities.

bringing together the global inriver community

In addition to keynotes, customer interviews, and product insights, our new event platform will offer an exciting new range of possibilities to interact with speakers, sponsors and other attendees, plus learn new skills directly from inriver experts and our partners.

We hope you can join us at the most engaging edition of PIMpoint yet! Register today to save your spot.

why attend?

the place for digital commerce inspiration

PIMpoint Digital is the world’s biggest gathering place for everything related to product information management (PIM). Bringing together 2000+ professionals from across the globe, PIMpoint is the place to meet other PIM users, learn about the latest e-commerce innovations, and discover what’s next in the world of digital commerce. You’ll also get a sneak preview of inriver’s upcoming product capabilities.

PIMpoint isn’t just for inriver partners and customers – we welcome anyone who is curious about PIM and the essential revenue-driving ideas and technologies that power today’s digital commerce! Our attendees range from C-level marketers and IT executives to e-commerce and channel sales experts. The sessions cover topics that are relevant for B2B and B2C markets, with a special focus on manufacturing and retail/CPG.


keynotes and sessions you don’t want to miss

The 2021 line-up includes industry leaders and keynote speakers, as well as inriver customers and partners. A few of the sessions with be presented live, but the majority will be available on-demand throughout the three-day event, allowing you to view the content whenever it’s most convenient for you.

If you only have time to join us for a few sessions, here are a few of the highlights:

  • Innovation spotlight on the latest developments in customer experience, featuring a panel of experts from, Salesforce, CodeScience, and inriver
  • Limitless possibilities panel discussing how brands are preparing for the transition to a post-COVID world
  • Keynote speakers focusing on digital transformation, digital commerce ecosystem and inriver's product vision
  • Customer success stories from BMR, Bugaboo, Cartier, Hunter Douglas, Hyster-Yale, Prysmian Group, SkiStar, Zurn, and more
  • Special guest appearances from Salesforce, Commercetools and Acquia
  • Customer-only workshops to sharpen your inriver PIM skills
Another new highlight this year: Sessions auf Deutsch! For the first time ever, we’ll offer a German-language track to introduce you to inriver’s DACH team, share our new German product demos, and give you the opportunity to connect to other PIM users in your region.

Want to learn about the latest breakthroughs in the digital commerce ecosystem? Excited to see how other companies are implementing PIM? Curious about inriver's plans for the future? We've got all that and more at PIMpoint Digital 2021. Join us for high-level keynotes, engaging customer interviews, panel sessions, and practical product demos — live and on-demand. We also have dedicated sessions for manufacturing and retail, plus selected content for our German-speaking participants.

Just for customers: We've extended the event to Friday, October 8 with three exclusive workshops to sharpen your inriver skills! Whether you're a beginner, intermediate user, or Syndicate user – we've got the right workshop for you.

tuesday, october 5   wednesday, october 6   thursday, october 7   friday, october 8

october 5

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ceo keynote

16:00 - 17:00 CEST | 09:00 - 10:00am CDT

CEO Keynote: Global expansion in a digital-first world

with Thomas Zanzinger, CEO at inriver

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Star Republic keynote

17:00 - 18:00 CEST | 10:00 - 11:00am CDT

Keynote: Knocking on heaven's door

with Bengt Wessborg, Chief Sales Officer at Star Republic/SQLI and Mozouna El Mehdi, Service Manager at SQLI

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German networking event

18:00 - 19:00 CEST

Live Networking: Deutschsprachiges After-Work (German)

with Thomas Zanzinger, CEO at inriver, Katja Dömer, CMO at inriver, and the German team at inriver

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SkiStar and Lengoo

Available starting October 5 – watch anytime

Custom AI for multilingual product amplification

featuring SkiStar and Lengoo

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WernerCo and Perficient

Available starting October 5 – watch anytime

Creating a better brand experience for customers and partners with PIM

featuring WernerCo and Perficient

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Hyster-Yale and Ntara

Available starting October 5 – watch anytime

Using PIM to solve the problems of today and tomorrow

featuring Hyster-Yale and Ntara

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Available starting October 5 – watch anytime

Intro to inriver PIM

This demo shows you how you can use inriver's PIM solution to manage all your product-related content and increase your online sales across all your channels.

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Available starting October 5 – watch anytime

Einführung in inriver PIM (German)

Lernen Sie, wie Sie mit inriver PIM produktbezogenen Content optimal managen und Online-Umsatz nachhaltig steigern können.

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The PIMpoint Experience

Available starting October 5 – participate each day

The PIMpoint experience

Stop by the Aperture Labs activity room to participate in the daily PIMpoint experience quiz! Each day's winners will get bragging rights and an exclusive gift.

October 6

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Melissa Gonzalez and XSARUS

16:00 - 17:00 CEST | 09:00 - 10:00am CDT

Digital transformation is not just for retail

with Melissa Gonzalez, Founder and CEO, The Lionesque Group, brought to you by XSARUS

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Innovation Spotlight

17:00 - 18:00 CEST | 10:00 - 11:00am CDT

Innovation spotlight panel: Inspirational ideas for rewarding customer experiences

with Gauri Chawla from inriver, Martha Geller from, Vickie Holtmeier from Salesforce, and Molly Walsh from CodeScience

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Hackathon celebration

18:00 - 19:00 CEST | 11:00 - 12:00pm CDT

Hackathon celebration

Six partners accepted the challenge... and delivered seven brilliant ideas. Who designed the winning widget?

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BMR and Absolunet

Available starting October 6 – watch anytime

How a hardware chain transformed their customer experience

featuring BMR and Absolunet

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Syndication with Zurn

Available starting October 6 – watch anytime

Syndication - the secret to a consistent product experience

featuring Zurn

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Hunter Douglas and Shift7

Available starting October 6 – watch anytime

Using PIM and self-service to accelerate online revenue

featuring Hunter Douglas and Shift7 Digital

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inriver Evaluate

Available starting October 6 – watch anytime

Evaluate - the fastest way to sell more online

with Joakim Gavelin, Founding Partner and Evangelist, Detail Online/inriver Evaluate

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Available starting October 6 – watch anytime

Expertenrunde: Wie „digital-first“ sind Unternehmen in Deutschland?

Mit Thomas Zanzinger von inriver, Anne Lisa Weinand vom ECC Köln und Dr. Bernd Büker von GS1 Germany.

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October 7

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CPO keynote

16:00 - 17:00 CEST | 09:00 - 10:00am CDT

CPO Keynote: It’s time to kill the catalog

with Johan Boström, Co-founder and CPO at inriver featuring Andy Peebler from Salesforce and Michael Scholz from commercetools

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17:00 - 18:00 CEST | 10:00 - 11:00am CDT

Limitless possibilities panel: Emerging opportunities in a post-COVID world

with Kevin Cochrane from Acquia, Stuart Squires from Comma Group, and Thomas Zanzinger, CEO at inriver

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Awards & celebration

18:00 - 19:00 CEST | 11:00 - 12:00pm CDT

Awards & celebration

Find out who will be crowned with an inriver award for their achievements, and connect with your fellow attendees one more time.

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Bugaboo and Bynder

Available starting October 7 – watch anytime

How Bugaboo accelerates digital experiences globally

featuring Bugaboo and Bynder

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Available starting October 7 – watch anytime

PIM for manufacturers - the gateway to becoming digital

featuring Immeo with Alfa Laval, Logstor, Oticon, and Vestas

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Ready to sign up for one of our customer-only workshops? Register here >

Customer workshop for beginners

15:30 - 17:00 CEST | 8:30 - 10:00am CDT

Customer workshop: managing PIM processes at your organization

For beginners: Learn the essentials of setting up PIM processes at your organization so you can maximize the value inriver.

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Customer workshop for intermediate users

15:30 - 17:00 CEST | 8:30 - 10:00am CDT

Customer workshop: work smarter with inriver

For intermediate users: Explore more advanced inriver functionality for valuable insights on improving data quality and collaboration.

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Customer workshop for Syndicate users

15:30 - 17:00 CEST | 8:30 - 10:00am CDT

Customer workshop: how to syndicate product content

For Syndicate users: Make the most of inriver Syndicate using real-life examples.

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Andy Didyk

Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Ntara

Andy Peebler

VP Product GTM, Commerce Cloud, Salesforce

Anne Lisa Weinand

Leiterin, ECC Köln

Axel Billqvist

Enterprise Sales Director, Nordics, lengoo GmbH

Bart Janssen

Global Digital Product and Content Specialist, Bugaboo

Bengt Wessborg

Chief Sales Officer, Star Republic

Brian Kavanaugh

Director of North America Field and Global Customer Marketing, Bynder

Charles Desjardins

Chief Executive Officer, Absolunet

Claes Hansen

Head of eCommerce, Montana Furniture

Dr. Bernd Büker

Lead Marketing & Engagement, GS1 Germany

Gauri Chawla

Vice President, Global Partners and Alliances, inriver

Hamza Mgharfri

eCommerce Director, BMR

Jens Kassow

Online Editor, SkiStar

Joakim Gavelin

Founding Partner and Evangelist, Detail Online / inriver Evaluate

Johan Boström

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, inriver

Katja Dömer

CMO, inriver

Keith Ryals

Manager, Perficient

Kellie Casey

Manager of Aftermarket Communications and Ecommerce, Hyster-Yale Group

Kevin Cochrane

SVP Product Marketing, Acquia

Lauren Crawford

Senior Customer Success Manager - Data Syndication & eCommerce Growth @ Zurn

Marko Stuka

Regional Sales Manager DACH, inriver

Martha Geller

SVP, Enterprise Solutions Group,

Max Schibbye

E-commerce manager skistarshop, Skistar AB

Melissa Gonzalez

Founder and CEO, The Lionesque Group

Michael Scholz

Global Director of Product Marketing, commercetools

Molly Walsh

Senior Director of Marketing, CodeScience

Mozouna El Mehdi

Service Manager, SQLI

Nick Panagopoulos

Vice President of Global Strategic Alliances,

Ole Rix

Client Director and Senior E-business Consultant, IMPACT A/S

Ritesh Keskar

Director, Perficient Inc.

Shahzad Zia

Business Solutions Architect @ inriver

Simon Aisen

Partner, Immeo

Sivert Bertelsen

Principal and inriver PIM champion, Immeo

Stacy Gardella

Vice President, Brand Marketing, WernerCo

Stuart Squires

Consulting Director, Comma Group

Thomas Zanzinger

Chief Executive Officer, inriver

Todd Johnson

PIM Practice Lead, Shift7 Digital

Vickie Holtmeier

SVP, B2B Commerce, Salesforce