Otocic Obonjan, Croatia - 20-21 September, 2022

commercetools Partner Summit 2022 EMEA/APAC

keynote speeches, workshops & lots of networking for customers, partners and sponsors

2022 Partner Summit

The Spirit of Possibilities

You’re invited to reconnect, realign and reenergize with commercetools

Back in 2019, we embraced the uncertainties of the future together.  Today, we’re ready to forge ahead, take a step further and tap into the possibilities that emerge through collaboration. Join us as we head to a forested retreat in the Adriatic sea to collaborate, communicate and remind ourselves that together we can do anything.

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  • Topic

    B2B , Technology

Summit Agenda

  • Monday
19 September

Amadria Park Hotel
18:30 - 21:00 Dinner (optional)
20:00 - 22:00 Drinks at Amadria Portos Bar (optional)

Obonjan Island
18:30 - 21:00 Dinner
20:00 - 22:00 Drinks at Obonjan Drift Bar

  • Tuesday
20 September

Amadria Park Hotel
07:00 - 8:45 Breakfast at Amadria Restaurant
09:00 - 9:45 Transfer to Obonjan

Obonjan Island
07:30 - 08:30 Have a run with Kelly Goetsch
08:00 - 09:45 Breakfast
10:00 - 10:30 Opening by Dirk Weckerlei, Global VP of Channel and
10:30 - 10:45 Intro by Max Kissick-Jones, Head of Partnerships EMEA and Ben, Head of Partnerships APAC
10:45 - 11:30 Keynote by Dirk Hörig, CEO, and Kelly Goetsch, CSO
11:30 - 12:00 Product Roadmap with Andrea Stubbe, VP Product
12:00 - 13:15 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 Tech Track: Bailey Nelson
13:30 - 14:00 Business Track: Lakrids by Bülow
14:00 - 14:30 Tech Track: River Island
14:30 - 14:45 Business Track: Casa
15:00 - 15:30 Tech Track: Flügger
15:00 - 15:30 Business Track: Boohoo
15:45 - 16:15 Tech Track: Foodist / The Quality Group
15:45 - 16:15 Business Track
16:30 - 16:45 Accelerators of the Future
16:15 - 17:45 Drinks at Drift bar & Free time
17:45 - 19:00 Google / Worldpay Sundowner at South Beach
19:15 - 20:45 Dinner
20:45 - 21:30 Award Ceremony
21:3 Pool Party
22:30 - 1:00 Transfers to Amadria

  • Wednesday
21 September

Amadria Park Hotel
07:00 - 8:45 Breakfast Amadria Restaurant
09:00 - 9:45 Transfer Obonjan

Obonjan Island
08:00 - 09:45 Breakfast Restaurant
10:00 - 10:15 Recap by Max Kissick-Jones, Head of Partnerships EMEA and Ben, Head of Partnerships APAC
10:15 - 10:45 Partner Testimonials
10:45 - 11:00 Algolia talk
11:00 - 11:30 Farewell by Dirk Weckerlei, Global VP of Channel and Alliances
11:30 - 16:00 Have fun with any of our (sponsored) activities:
Forter: Golf challenge
Algolia: Speed boat tours
Google: Massages
Worldpay: Pool Volleyball
SUP / Kayak rental
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
11:00 - 18:00 Departure (whenever you need to leave)

The Setting Reawaken inspiration with commercetools

Only 5 km from the mainland, the Obonjan Island Resort offers a variety of resort accommodations along with modern conference facilities in a pine-tree forested setting with stunning views of the Croatian mediterranean sea.

Important information


Travel and transfer
If any changes come up before or during your travel, please let us know as soon as possible so we can adjust the transfers accordingly:
Janine Baumert: +49 173 615 5611 (ideally via Whatsapp)

Transfer Pick-up and Drop-off points
The boat transfers will leave at No. 7 (see map) at Amadria Park Hotel Ivan (near hotel Niko).
If you are having trouble finding it, please contact the hotel reception / staff with this information.

Transfers to Obonjan and back
Your transfers to Obonjan will set off Tuesday and Wednesday morning at 8.45 at No. 7. Please make sure to be on time.
On Tuesday night, we will have two transfers back to Amadria: 10.30 pm and midnight.
We will not be able to return to Amadria on Tuesday during the day. Please consider bringing a second outfit / clothes to change. There are facilities at Obonjan you can use to get started for the evening.

Luggage handling
As you will be leaving your luggage at Amadria, please think of a bag to bring the things you need during the day to Obonjan (beachwear, sunscreen, additional clothes etc.).
For those leaving on Wednesday, please check out in the morning and bring your luggage to Obonjan. We will keep it safe there until you go back to the mainland and the airport.


Travel and transfer
If any changes come up before or during your travel, please let us know as soon as possible so we can adjust the transfers accordingly:
Janine Baumert: +49 173 615 5611 (ideally via Whatsapp)

Medical services
At Obonjan, there is a medical station. If you have any problems, pain, an injury or anything else that might require medical assistance, please don't hesitate to contact any of our team members or the medical service directly. 

Luggage handling
As soon as you arrive at Obonjan, your luggage will be taken care of and will be distributed to your accommodation.
For check-out, there are collecting points at each camp where you can drop off your luggage. It will be taken to the harbor from where you can take it with you onto the boat.
Please note: If you have to leave early, please place your luggage at the collections points in the morning. If you are leaving later in the day, you can also place it there around noon.

Early leave
We are arranging transfers according to your travel times. Please be at the East Port of Obonjan in time so we can ensure a timely transfer.
We are calculating for you to leave Obonjan four hours ahead of your flight.

Dress code
As the event is not meant to be a conference or business meeting, we are not setting a dress code. Feel free to wear something comfortable and fitting the location. Keep in mind that all locations on Obonjan will be outside.

Your Accommodations

For a relaxed start into the event, we recommend to arrive in Croatia on September 19 in the afternoon / evening. 

We have organized special rates with the resorts and we will take care of hotel arrangements from September 19 - 21. commercetools will also arrange and cover the cost of transportation from the airports Split or Zadar to Sibenik (location of the hotel and port to the island) and from Sibenik to Obonjan Island. The costs of all meals, activities and/or materials onsite during the Summit will also be covered. Attendees will be invoiced for all room charges.

You may choose to stay at a luxury hotel on the mainland or one of three unique lodging experiences available at the island resort.

Amadria Park Hotel Ivan
Double Room Courtyard/Park View (170€)
Elegant, modern accommodations on the mainland in the historic city of Sibenik. Situated directly on the ocean yet accessible to everything. Attendees who chose this option will be provided transportation to/from summit events.

Obonjan Island Resort
Sun Bungalow (250-280€): Lose yourself in island time and luxury glamping. Sun Lodges are spacious, eco-friendly, and self-contained mobile houses. Family-friendly and fully equipped for your complete relaxation.

Forest Lodge (190-240€): The art of glamping combined in one place! Forest Lodges are entirely self-contained and individually plotted on a wooden terrace base for extra stability and comfort. Lighting, air conditioning, and private baths.

Bell Tents (150€): First choice for true nature lovers and experienced campers. This deluxe remake of classic camping is modern-equipped and upgraded with air conditioning. Air conditioning, communal baths and showers.

Attendee Responsibilities

Each of our guests will need to cover costs associated with:

  • Flight from home location to either Split or Zadar, Croatia

  • Accommodations (we will take care of the arrangements from 19 - 21 Sept and  bill you directly afterwards)

A photographer and videographer will be on-site to document the event. Please be aware this content will be published for marketing purposes.

Also, we suggest confirming any COVID-related travel restrictions for traveling and consider taking out travel cancellation insurance and international health insurance.

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