As worldwide ecommerce sales continues to grow, the development of online retailing is expected to continue to play a critical role in reshaping the future of cross-border trade and retailing. This year, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is organizing a series of ecommerce events to help enterprises and local SMEs gain business insight and take advantage of technology to capture new market opportunities through ecommerce.
Hong Kong merchants considering expanding their online retail business should check out the Asian E-Tailing Summit, taking place on December 6, 2017, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai.
Organized by the HKTDC, the event will survey a range of topics for the ecommerce industry. The event will include a morning plenary session on how rising digital consumption is reshaping the global economy, hosted by Deborah Weinswig Managing Director at Fung Global Retail and Technology. The afternoon will include two breakout sessions. The first break-out session, hosted by Mr Lester Owencroft, Area Vice President and Country Manager of Gartner Hong Kong, will discuss cross-border ecommerce and perspectives for logistics, online payments, security and fraud prevention, and order fulfilment. The second breakout session will discuss the impact of social commerce on online retail and omnichannel initiatives to engage online consumers hosted by Anson Bailey, Head of Consumer Markets at KPMG.
In addition to the main program highlighted above, the Summit’s will feature speakers from leading companies such as Ebay Hong Kong, Rakuten, BlueBell Group, Google, Macy’s, ZALORA, Sephora, and Chow Tai Fook. For more information the Asian E-Tailing Summit’s full program is available here.
You can also register for the event directly by following this registration link.
During the Asian E-Tailing Summit, Wave Commerce will also be hosting a booth at the Convention Centre as part of the HKTDC SmartBiz Expo. The Expo gives SMEs and enterprises a platform to explore applications for technology and design and business innovation strategies.
At noontime, there’s a networking session with SmartBiz Expo Exhibitors. Our booth will be located at 1BD10. If you’re at the event, please come by for a chat to share perspectives on ecommerce trends in Hong Kong and beyond!
In the meantime, if you want to explore strategies for setting up or growing your ecommerce business in Hong Kong, please get in touch.
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