Saturday 9th May 2020 11.30am – 6.00pm, Toronto, Canada

De:brief 2020 is the essential post-Unite event for Partners working at the forefront of the Shopify ecosystem.

Reserve Your Seat — $39

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De:brief Founding Patrons

De:brief 2019 was made possible by the very generous support of our 16 Founding Patrons. Please spare a moment of your time to learn more about the products and services they offer.

Thanks also to Kurt Elster, host of The Unofficial Shopify Podcast, for his help and support.

Alt & Dot logo

As a Shopify Plus Partner, Alt & Dot delivers strategy, design, and development services to Shopify merchants. Operating with Canadian politeness, a New York work ethic, and a splash of California fun, we deliver more than just pixels and code. We partner with clients to deliver strategic solutions that solve unique business challenges, empower internal teams, drive revenue, and scale with you as you grow.

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With over a decade of experience in helping ambitious brands to grow online, blubolt are a UK based agency providing beautiful ecommerce solutions for many household names. Working with retailers across a broad range of b2b and b2c industries, blubolt are known for a personal, proactive service, coupled with extensive in–house technical expertise.

Recently extending their platform offering to include Shopify Plus, blubolt are delighted to be attending Unite and supporting De:brief this June.

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Disco is a world–leading development agency specialising in custom software and integrations for Shopify Plus merchants. Inaugural Shopify Plus Partners, they've been working with the platform since 2008 and literally wrote the book on Shopify development.

Some of the world's largest commerce brands have worked with Disco to streamline their online operations, drive better customer experiences, and stay at the forefront of innovation on the Shopify platform.

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Gorgias transform your customer support into a profit center. It enables over 1000 Ecommerce merchants to manage all their customer service including Facebook, email, and chat in a unified platform integrated with Shopify. Developed with Automation and Monetization at its core, Gorgias builds your brand with each customer interaction.

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Littledata is a smart analytics app that fixes tracking for Shopify stores. Audit your analytics, benchmark your site, and say hello to 100% accurate data with connections to Google Analytics, Segment, ReCharge, CartHook, Facebook Ads, Google Ads, Refersion and more.

Founded in London with satellite offices in Europe and NYC, Littledata offers app subscriptions to fit any budget, plus enterprise plans for custom setup and reporting.

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Octane AI is the conversational marketing platform with Facebook Messenger & SMS used by 1,000+ brands to connect with their customers and fans. These include GoPro & Royal Caribbean, fast-growing DTC Shopify brands like Summersalt & Loot Crate, and top artists including Maroon 5 & Jason Derulo. Brands using Octane AI increase their online revenue by an average of 7.5% and see an average increase in ROAS by 2X. Octane AI was founded in 2016 by three Forbes 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs.

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Omnisend is an omnichannel marketing automation platform built for ecommerce. With email marketing at its core, creating beautiful email campaigns is easier than ever before. Using Omnisend's sleek automation, you can personalize your message to customer data, campaign engagement, and shopping behavior.

Unlike other platforms on the market, Omnisend allows you to add several channels into the same automation workflow: email, SMS, push notifications, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and many more. You can also sync your segments to Google and Facebook retargeting ads to deliver an immersive customer experience. With Omnisend, omnichannel marketing is not just possible, it's easy to perform.

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PushOwl is changing how Shopify merchants communicate with their buyers and potential buyers by adding browser–based push notifications as a communication channel.

Sending push notification without the need of a mobile app allows for reaching subscribers in a highly visible, personalized, and time–sensitive fashion, for example to recover more abandoned carts or promote flash sales. All without the need of an email address or having your store visitors submit any other personal information.

PushOwl is the leading web push notification app for Shopify and currently powers over 10,000 merchants while maintaining a 5.0–star rating in the Shopify App Store.

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ReCharge is guided by the mission to connect and empower the world through payments. The Santa Monica-based company has created the leading subscriptions payments platform designed for merchants to set up and manage dynamic recurring billing across web and mobile.

ReCharge is used by over 10,000 businesses and is trusted by brands including Native Deodorant, Hubble Contacts, Lola, Soylent and Billie.

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Reduce development time and boost conversions by empowering your team to build, and optimize ecommerce sites with Shogun’s powerful Page Builder and Frontend platforms.

In 2020, Shogun is releasing Shogun Frontend, a visual site builder that renders a Progressive Web Application with sub second load time between page clicks. Integrated with Shopify, Shogun Frontend is the ultimate "Headless" solution for content management and site performance optimization.

Shogun is a Shopify Plus Technology Partner, with over 11,000 active clients and 24/7 global support. Clients include Leesa, MVMT, Chubbies, Gaiam, as well as agencies like BVACCEL, We Make Websites, and Createur, making Shogun the ultimate software partner for merchants and agencies alike.

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SMS Bump is Shopify's most loved text marketing and automations app. 300+ Shopify Plus clients, 1000+ Shopify Advanced and more than 5000 SMEs use SMSBump to fully automate all notification and marketing processes in their stores.

Create SMS and Text with image marketing campaigns in seconds and track results. Fully TCPA and GDPR compliant. Integrates with major Shopify apps such as Klaviyo, MailChimp, ReCharge,, PushOwl, ReCart and many more.

Sufio logo

Sufio automatically creates and sends invoices from orders in your Shopify store.

All documents are fully compliant with accounting legislation worldwide. Professionally translated in partnership with local accountants, our invoices are available in over 30 languages.

Charge the correct taxes in your store and sell to both businesses and consumers without issues. Sufio helps you capture tax numbers from your business customers and automatically set European businesses as tax exempt in your store.

Sufio invoices are created by professional print designers to help you stand out and build your brand even after a sale is made.

Union Works logo

Union Works is a small, predominantly shed based, UK Shopify Partner/Expert that build and operate reliable and easy–to–use Shopify Apps.

They focus on building tools that help Merchants to simplify back–end workflows, reduce complexity and automate the tedious.

Union Works have built solutions that enable the likes of WaterAid and Reckitt Benckiser to move onto the Shopify Platform. They have also built connector apps that allow the likes of Dynamic Yield to bring their machine–learning recommendations engine to the Shopify Marketplace.

Union Works have also created SASI, the Shopify App Store Index — which tracks the positional movements of apps within the Shopify App Store. A valuable free to use tool that provides insight to Shopify app owners.

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Founded in 2010 by Shopify Experts, venntov are the creators of SEO Manager and Order Lookup. Over the past 8 years they have helped over 70,000 merchants grow their businesses. Having literally written the book on Shopify SEO, they have spoken all over the world about SEO, lean app development, and commerce.

We Make Websites logo

We Make Websites are the go–to Shopify Plus agency for the world's most ambitious brands. We design, develop and optimise e–commerce websites for some of the fastest growing brands on the planet. We're a team of 50+ designers, developers, solutions architects, e-comm consultants and marketers - spread across our London and New York offices. We work with brands such as Pepsi Co, Hasbro, Skinnydip, Bulletproof Coffee, Penguin Books, Emma Bridgewater and The Economist.

Zapiet logo

Zapiet provide industry-leading pickup, delivery and shipping solutions for Shopify and Shopify Plus.

Whether your customers want to order online and pick it up at your store or have their product delivered locally, our end-to-end order management and delivery app offers convenience and flexibility. Customers can view product inventory and location, in addition to seeing if they are eligible for delivery. At checkout, correct rates are displayed based upon pickup, delivery or shipping selection. Increasing retention and avoiding customer service issues.

You can control which products can be shipped, delivered or picked up at what location, date and time. Set black out dates, preparation times, limit the number of deliveries and even restrict certain products to specific dates - perfect for busy periods and holiday seasons.

We integrate with your favourite apps and services, allowing you to simplify workflows, avoid duplication, and offer better service than your competition.

Our apps are easy to install, free for 14 days and our world-class support is available 24/7.