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The inaugural Asian E-tailing Summit

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The inaugural Asian E-tailing Summit

6 December 2017

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

The inaugural Asian E-tailing Summit (AES) is a one-stop platform for business professionals to network with renowned online retail experts, and obtain the latest sourcing trends and market intelligence, successful cases and best practices of e-tailing.

Who Should Attend?

  • E-commerce Professionals & Solution Providers
  • E-commerce Marketlplaces / Platforms
  • E-commerce Related Service Users
  • Manufacturers & Exporters, Wholesalers, Distributors & Retailers
  • Brand Owners

  • Speakers (in alphabetical order of company name)

    Mr Benoit Lavaud

    Group Digital Director
    Bluebell Group

    Mr Bobby Liu

    Executive Director
    Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd

    Ms Jenny Hui

    General Manager, Cross-Border Trade
    eBay Hong Kong and Taiwan

    Mr Michio Takahashi

    Senior Manager, Cross Border Trading
    E-Commerce Company, Rakuten

    Ms Deborah Weinswig

    Managing Director
    Fung Global Retail and Technology

    Mr Lester Owencroft

    Area Vice President and Country Manager
    Gartner Hong Kong

    Mr Anuvrat Rao

    Head of Web Product Partnerships
    Google APAC

    Mr Tao Yang

    Chief Executive Officer
    Kilimall International Limited

    Mr Anson Bailey

    Head of Consumer Markets

    Mr Will Ross

    Chief Executive Officer,Lazada Crossborder (Hong Kong)
    Lazada Group

    Mr Christopher Kung

    Head of Technology
    Macy's China Limited

    Mr Simon Torring

    Head of Innovation and Omni-Channel,Sephora Digital Division
    Sephora Digital SEA Pte. Ltd.

    Mr Dai Feng Jun

    General Manager, Shenzhen & HK
    Mr Giulio Xiloyannis

    Managing Director

    Business Opportunities

  • Summit – Dive into e-tailing trends and focus on best in class solutions for industry players with concurrent breakout sessions and workshops
  • Networking Event – Expand connections with potential partners from around the world
  • Exhibition – Acquire innovative business solutions and explore partnership opportunities under HKTDC SmartBiz Expo

  • Event Highlights

    6 December 2017 (Wednesday)

    10:15 – 12:30Plenary Session: The Impact of Rising Digital Consumption on the World Economy
    Sales generated through
    e-tailing are expected to reach US$3.6 trillion by 2019

    This plenary will examine:

  • how e-tailing has disrupted the traditional import-export paradigm;

  • the effect of market consolidation in helping e-tailing giants grow at a rapid pace;
  • how a new ecosystem is being crafted for e-tailing;
  • how this modern approach to trade is paving the way toward a more efficient coordination of supply and demand across the world economy.

  • 12:40 – 14:00
    Networking Session

    Networking Session with SmartBiz Expo

    Light refreshment will be served

    14:15 – 15:45
    Breakout Session 1:
    Worldwide  Procurement
    for Cross-border

    300 million consumers worldwide currently
    buy from merchants outside their own
    country. This number is expected to increase to nearly one billion by 2020 This session will
    examine how to develop cross-border e-commerce from a global perspective, topics including:
    the importance of digitalised supply-chain solutions;
    using big data and blockchain innovations for
    cross-border e-commerce;
    global payment solutions and online payment fraud;
    the reliable last-mile delivery and fulfillment.

    14:15 – 15:45
    Breakout Session 2:
    The Social Commerce
    Movement -An
    Omnichannel Priority

    Most retailers that currently run both online
    and physical stores expect to close their
    brick-and-mortar operations and exist solely
    online within the next 10 years
    This session will explore how to:
    capture business opportunities arising from social
    introduce omni-channel strategies for companies to
    utilise social commerce – including data management,
    enterprise order management, customer care, and
    mobile and in-store digital solutions.

    Participation Fee

    Standard Fee for Full Programme: USD100 / HKD780

    20 Complimentary Passes will be offered to members of the Hong Kong Federation of E-commerce

    Please email: for the complimentary passes before 31 October 2017

    For more information, please visit the Summit website at:

    Contact Us

    Tel: (852) 1830 668

    Fax: (852) 2824 0249



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