FREE seminars – the hottest retail topics that you need to hear this year

Global suppliers and trend leaders will provide updates of the latest technology and design products to help you transform your store, improve efficiency, save cost, and increase business. In Retail Asia Expo 2016, over 60 FREE seminars and workshops have been held on various hot topics in the retail industry, such as security, supply chain solution, retail design trends, interactive shopping experience, development in China, e-Commerce, loyalty program, interactive devices… No matter what your expertise is, we can guarantee that you will be inspired

Do you want to speak at Retail Asia Expo 2017? Submit your topic to us!

Topic Submission

• 22 March 2017: Topic Submission Deadline **Final Chance to submit this week!!**
• 13 April 2017: Notification of Topic Acceptance (Note: only shortlisted speakers will be notified)
• 13-15 June 2017: Retail Asia Expo in Hong Kong

2016 Seminar Schedule

Queenie Li
Country Manager, Dell Security Solution, Greater China Region of Dell (China) Company Limited
Samuel Guillaume
Cegid APAC Business Development Manager of CEGID
Henry Kho
Sales Director, Great China of Salesforce
Dennis Chung
Assistant Vice President, Bid & Solutions Consulting of Hong Kong Telecommunications Limited
Clayton Gray
Managing Director
Givex Hong Kong Limited
Jean Luc Lim
CEO of RCI Asia Pacific Ltd.
Cheol Kim
Asia Visual Retail Market Segment Director of Intel Corporation
Kiril Popov
Business Intelligence Manager of Fung Global Retail & Technology
Rick Woo
Vice President of Four Directions Limited
Johannes Rietschel
CEO and Founder of Qibixx AG
Dennis Yu
CEO of Mass Modules
Jaume Portell
CEO of Beabloo
Matthew Lee
Head of CRM of Fimmick Limited
Reto Brader
VP Sales & Business Development of BARIX AG
Eric Chan
Senior Vice President of Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited
Jimmy Chim
Representative of ReTAAS Secretariat of Hong Kong Productivity Council
Amanda Chang
Head of Marketing of Guardforce Ltd.
Simon Lee
Business Development Director of Legato Technologies Limited
Chris Lau
IT Consultant/ISO Internal Auditor of Create Tech Software System Ltd
Jennifer Shin
Jennifer Shin, Education Programs Manager of Augment
Neil Arrowsmith
Partner & CEO of Greater Group
Mike Staley
Publisher & Director Sales of ROF Media
James Farnell, RDI
International President of Retail Design Institute/ Creative Director of Brand Experience Studio, Little
Chris Dobson
Members Chair of Retail Design Institute Hong Kong / Managing Director of Imagination (Asia)
Terry Waterhouse
Founding Director of Red Goodss Ltd
Daniel Wan
President of Asia Society of Visual Merchandisers
Pushpendra Sharma (Push)
Founder & CEO of SpacesGenie.com (Pop Up Pte. Ltd.)
Paolo Nalin
Managing Director of Hydroemission Corporation Pte Ltd
Mark Panckhurst
Director of HEAD Architecture and Design Limited
Jeremy Salmon
Main Board Director of Broadway Malyan
Carrie Ho
Retail Senior Leader – Senior Associate of Hassell Studio Limited
Lance Smith
Senior Designer of Gensler
Jean-Pierre Lacroix
President of Shikatani Lacroix Design Inc.
Rex Cheuk
Head of Tmall Global - Hong Kong & Macau
Chris Vincent
CEO Asia Pacific of Practicology
Ken Chan
Managing Director of ICGX Asia Limited
Nenad Cetkovic
COO of Lengow
Ludovic Dagneau
Business Development Manager APAC of Augment
Victor Bogey
CEO of Ubudu Asia
Bosco Tsin
Senior Marketing Consultant of Wharf T&T eBusiness Limited
Thomas Chan
Thomas Chan, Associate Director, AliCloud International HK & Macau of Alibaba Group – Alibaba Cloud
Emil Eriksson
Commercial Product Manager / eCommerce Specialist of Apsis
Francois Chabaudie
Founder and CEO of NEOMA
Harry Lui
Founder of Smark Global, E-commerce Consultant of Smark Global (Holdings) Ltd.
Nati Harpaz
CEO of Inside Retail Group
Ken Lam
Head of Marketing of GS1 Hong Kong
Andy Chen
Committee Member of FinTech SIG of Hong Kong Computer Society
Ken Kwan
President of Weepay Solution Limited
3-day-schedule of Retail Technology Seminar
14 June (TUE) - Retail Expereince
10:30Creating an Exceptional Omni-channel Experience to Seek Relationships, not Just Transactions
Vincent Tong, Enterprise Marketing Management Specialist of IBM China / HK Limited
11:15Getting Ahead of Security Vulnerabilities - Keep Your Retail Business Safe
Queenie Li, Country Manager, Dell Security Solution, Greater China Region of Dell (China) Company Limited
12:00Consumer-centric & Empowering Your Customers
Samuel Guillaume, CEGID APAC Business Development Manager of CEGID
12:45Reimagining Retail in the Age of the Shopper
Henry Kho, Sales Director, Great China of Salesforce
13:30Harness Digital Technology to Differentiate Your Marketing Event and Maximize ROI
Dennis Chung, Assistant Vice President, Product Marketing & Solutions Consulting of Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) Limited
14:15Enhance Customer Engagement and Business Performance - Using Gift, Loyalty Program and WeChat
Clayton Gray, Managing Director of Givex Hong Kong Limited
15:00Modernize In-store Retail Experience with the Omnichannel
Jean Luc Lim, CEO of RCI Asia Pacific Ltd.
15:45Maximizing Your Digital Strategies For Market Expansion
Jeff Chau, COO & CTO, Mtel Limited
16:30Intel IoT Retail Strategy and Solutions
Cheol Kim, Asia Visual Retail Market Segment Director of Intel Corporation
15 June (WED) - Retail Operations
10:30Identifying Whitespace Opportunities When Retail Environment is Increasingly More Difficult
Kiril Popov, Business Intelligence Manager of Fung Global Retail & Technology
11:15Apps, Make Your Life Easier!
Rick Woo, Vice President of Four Directions Limited
12:00Mobile Payment and Age Check Solution with Benefits for Retailers
Johannes Rietschel, CEO and Founder of Qibixx AG
12:45Analytics for Offline Retailers and How to Leverage O2O Opportunities. Baozun Case
Dennis Yu, CEO of Mass Modules
Jaume Portell, CEO of Beabloo
Tony Wu, CTO of Baozun
13:30Overcoming Social Media Campaign Handicaps with Social CRM Strategies
Matthew Lee, Head of CRM of Fimmick Limited
14:15Background Music and Audio Adverts In Retail Stores. How to Implement an Efficient System to Capitalize on the Proven Potential
Reto Brader, VP Sales & Business Development of BARIX AG
15:00Running Your Business in Self-service Payment Model
Eric Chan, Senior Vice President of Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited
15:45The Hunt for Customer-centric Commerce
Sandy Li, Strategic Marketing Director of Commerce One Limited
16:30Retail Technology Adoption Assistance Scheme for Manpower Demand Management (ReTAAS) Breifing Session
Jimmy Chim, Representative of ReTAAS Secretariat of Hong Kong Productivity Council
17:15Cocktail Reception (by invitation only)
16 June (THU) - Retail Strategies
10:30Retail Tech China: Discover French Tech solutions deployed in China
Moderator: Representative by French Tech Hong Kong
Supported by Business France
11:15
12:00SELL MORE and SAVE MORE by using Powerful Retail Technology
Amanda Chang, Head of Marketing of Guardforce Ltd.
12:45O2O made easy — O2O POS
Seth Mak, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Biz-online.hk/
Chief Developer of O2O POS
13:30How to Accelerate Your E-commerce Service in China Market?
Simon Lee, Business Development Director of Legato Technologies Limited
14:15How to Help the Retail Enterprises for Developing the Retail Business by the Innovative Retail System?
Chris Lau, IT Consultant/ISO Internal Auditor of Create Tech Software System Ltd
15:00Leveraging Big Data Analytics For Retail Success
Chekuri Swarochish, CEO of Penser Analytics
3-day-schedule of Retail Design & Marketing Seminar
14 June (TUE)
11:00Crisis
Tommy Li, Creative Director of Tommy Li Design Workshop Ltd.
- Obtained "Gold Pencil" from "The One Show" in New York in 2007
- Nominated for the "World Outstanding Chinese Award" from World Chinese Association in 2008
- Member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale - a globally renowned alliance of graphic artist and designers) since 2005
11:45
12:30Streamlining the Retail Experience with Augmented Reality
Jennifer Shin, Education Programs Manager of Augment
14:00The Science of Retail
Neil Arrowsmith, Partner & CEO of Greater Group
14:45Green Interiors: How Sustainability is Impacting Retail Design
Moderator: Mike Staley, Publisher of PRC Magazine
Panelist:
Anna Williams, Interiors Studio Director, Asia Pacific, Atkins
Alessandro Bisagni, Managing Director, Bisagni Environmental Enterprise (BEE)
Carrie Ho, Retail Senior Leader – Senior Associate, Hassell
15:30
16:15
17:00Cocktail Reception (by invitation only)
15 June (WED)
11:00#Winning in Design
James Farnell, RDI
International President of Retail Design Institute/ Creative Director of Brand Experience Studio, Little
11:45Shaping the Future Retail Experience - Introduction About RDI Hong Kong Chapter
Chris Dobson, Membership Chair of Retail Design Institute Hong Kong / Managing Director of Imagination (Asia)
12:30The Accent of Shopping & Beyond
Terry Waterhouse, Founding Director of RedGoodss Ltd.
14:00Visual Merchandising + Shopper Analytics = Increase Sales
Valerio Placidi of Lux Design & Construction Limited
14:45The Role of Visual Merchandiser at the Emergence of Digital Technology
Daniel Wan, President of Asia Society of Visual Merchandisers
15:30Pop Ups: A Game Changer In Modern Day Retail
Pushpendra Sharma (Push), Founder and CEO of SpacesGenie.com (Pop Up Pte. Ltd.)
16:15Scent Marketing as a Lever of Experience Marketing – an Asian Perspective
Paolo Nalin, Managing Director of Hydroemission Corporation Pte Ltd
16 June (THU)
11:00Designing Phoenix TV Hong Kong Head Quarter
Mark Panckhurst, Director of HEAD Architecture and Design Limited
11:45Retail is Dead! Long Live Retail…
Stuart Rough, Chairman of Broadway Malyan
12:30[Life . Living] Activate the Retail Presence and Purchase Desire in Urban Context
Carrie Ho, Retail Senior Leader – Senior Associate of Hassell Studio Limited
13:15China’s Changing Consumers
Lance Smith, Senior Designer of Gensler
14:00Five Factors Influencing How Millennials Engage With Immersive Brand Experiences
Jean-Pierre Lacroix, President of Shikatani Lacroix Design Inc.
14:45Retail VM 2.0 - A New Era for Visual Merchandising
Elaine Kwok, Account Director of DCG Display & Design Company Limited
3-day-schedule of Internet Retail Forum
14 June (TUE)
10:30Boosting B2C Sales to China
Rex Cheuk, Business Development Director, HK, Macau & Southeast Asia of Taobao China Holding Limited
11:15Solutions on How to Re-platform Your Business
Chris Vincent, CEO Asia Pacific of Practicology
12:00The Power to Persuade and Engage Through User-generated Content
Ken Chan, Managing Director of ICGX Asia Limited
12:45Seizing European Ecommerce Market Opportunities
Nenad Cetkovic, COO of Lengow
13:30Augment: a Turnkey Augmented Reality Solution to Support Salesforce
Ludovic Dagneau, Business Development Manager APAC of Augment
14:15Indoor Localization and Way-finding Solutions / Facial Recognition Solutions for Targeted Content
Victoria Journeau-Gagnon, Head of Sales - Hong Kong of WASSA
15:00Smart Retail Experience with iBeacon in the O2O Era
Victor Bogey, CEO of Ubudu Asia
15:45Total e-Tail Solution @ One TOUCH
Bosco Tsin, Senior Marketing Consultant of Wharf T&T eBusiness Limited
16:30Think Segment Act Personal - Taking Personalization to New Heights
Chen Katz, Vice President Sales of Sagarmatha – ISRAEL
15 June (WED)
10:30How to Integrate E-commerce and Mobile Shopping via Cloud Platform?
Thomas Chan, Associate Director, AliCloud International HK & Macau of Alibaba Group – Alibaba Cloud
11:15How Much is an Email Actually Worth?
Emil Eriksson, Commercial Product Manager / eCommerce Specialist of Apsis
12:00Unlocking the Value of Proximity Marketing
Francois Chabaudie, Founder and CEO of NEOMA
12:45Retail 4.0 – The New 4Ps Not to Be Missed
Harry Lui, Founder of Smark Global, E-commerce Consultant of Smark Global (Holdings) Ltd
13:30Acquire China Online Retail Consumers with Your Product
Roger Yung, CEO of Sweet Light International Limited
14:15Inside Retail Forum - Innovation, Disruption and Digitization of Retail
Moderator: Nati Harpaz, CEO, Inside Retail Group
Panelist:
Robert Esser, CEO, HMV
Amy Read, Founder of Gifts Less Ordinary
Napoleon Biggs, Co-founder & Commercial Director, Purecomm
15:00
15:45
16:30Digital Marketing Always On!
Elaine Kwok, Account Director of HARE Communications Limited
17:15Cocktail Reception (by invitation only)
16 June (THU)
10:30Alipay and Mobile Wallet
Simon Leung, Senior Business Development Manager of AliPay
11:15Online Retailing Strategies: A Success Story in Hong Kong
Jessica Lam, Managing Partner of Jou Sun
12:00Enabling Successful On-line Retail Strategy with Global Standards
Ken Lam, Head of Marketing & Industry Engagement of GS1 Hong Kong
12:45Impact of Fintech Innovation on Retail Industry
Andy Chen, Committee Member of FinTech SIG of Hong Kong Computer Society
13:30Digital trends in Asia
Avi Wiesenberg, VP Enterprise Sales ROW of SimilarWeb
14:15Cross-border eCommerce and ePayment
Ken Kwan, President of Weepay Solution Limited
15:00Shopping? More!
Ben Lee, Business Solution Architect of Web-On(Asia) Ltd.