TOP 5 REASONS TO ATTEND RETAIL CONGRESS ASIA PACIFIC
1. NEW FOR 2017: WE'VE MOVED TO HONG KONG
The 7th annual Retail Congress Asia Pacific, the most influential gathering of retail leaders in the region, will take place at the luxurious Kerry Hotel in Hong Kong from 10-11 October 2017. The Congress is a premium, international event that has been providing inspiring, original content on the future of the retail industry in this region since its 2011 launch in Hong Kong.
2. INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKERS AND VISIONARY CONTENT
Industry greats such as Alibaba Group, Dyson, Aesop, Fossil Group and Macy's will take the stage alongside disruptors. They will provide key learnings on their challenges, the future development of the industry as well as trend reports. The 2017 Congress will take as its theme: 'Reshaping retail in Asia Pacific: Survive and Prosper'.
3. UNRIVALLED NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
The Congress provides the opportunity to meet and build relationships with key decision makers from 25 countries. More than 350 delegates are set to attend the event this October. This year it’s even easier to make contacts using the Congress App, which allows you to connect with confirmed attendees, sponsors, partners and industry experts to pre-book meetings for onsite in Hong Kong.
4. RECOGNITION OF EXCELLENCE IN RETAIL
Asia Pacific is now one of the most exciting regions with retail start-ups helping to reshape the industry. Retail Congress Asia Pacific will feature a number of these movers and shakers on the programme and last year recognised one of the best with a special new award called the Rising Star. The winner of the 2017 Rising Star Award was Alyce Tran, Co-Founder of The Daily Edited.
5. NEW FORMATS
The 2017 Retail Congress Asia Pacific will see new interactive formats on the agenda including the Ideas Factory comprising of 20-minute punchy sessions designed to challenge and inspire delegates in the coming year and beyond, seven-minute presentations leading into in-depth panel discussions, Q&A focussed sessions and roundtable discussions