Top APAC E-Commerce Conferences to Attend in 2016-2017

Being a modern day entrepreneur, corporate slave or business owner in the 21st century is no easy feat. It means being on top of the latest trends in the industry that you’re in and constantly looking at ways to be on top of your game by learning from the best.

Here we’ve covered (in chronological order, we must add!) a list of leading E-commerce expo’s that you or your company should consider in the Asia Pacific region that’s taking place between July 2016 till July 2017:

Online Retailer Sydney 2016
Dates: 20-21 July 2016
Industry Focus: E-Commerce, Retail, Technology, Omni-channel, Startups
Price Tag:  Free (Expo pass), AUD $679 (Kickstarter), AUD $1699 (2 day pass), AUD $2199 (3 day pass)
Where: Hordern Pavilion and Royal Hall of Industry, Moore Park, Sydney

Techsauce Tech-Conference 2016

Techsauce Summit Bangkok 2016

Tech Sauce Summit Bangkok 2016
Dates: 23-24 July 2016
Industry Focus: Ecommerce, Startups, Venture Capital, IOT, Smart Business Solutions, Gaming
Notable Speakers: Ben King (Country Head Google Thailand), Arnaud Bonzom (Director of Corporate Innovation 500 Startups), Arthid Nanthawithaya (President and CEO Siam Commercial Bank), Timothy Hughes (VP Business Development Agoda), Chris Skinner (CEO The Finanser)
Price Tag: USD $200
Where: Centara Grand Convention Center, 999 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Ecommerce Show Philippines 2016
Dates: 6-7 September 2016
Industry Focus: E-commerce, Digital marketing
Notable Speakers: Inanc Balci (CEO Lazada Philippines), Isabel Barrientos (MD Happy Fresh), Paulo Campos (Co-founder & CEO Zalora Philippines), Quentin Bouche (MD Ensogo), Brian Cu (MD Grab Phillippines)
Price Tag: USD $1365 (international co.), USD $635 (Philippines registered co.)
Additional Notes: Organized by Terrapinn
Where: SMX Convention Centre, Seashell Ln, Pasay, 1300 Metro Manila, Philippines

Hatch! Fair Vietnam 2016
Dates: 7-8 October 2016
Industry Focus: Social Innovation, Tech-Startups, E-Commerce, Communication
Notable Speakers: Minh Hoang Duc (Founder Wake It Up), Peter Huynh (Partner Qualgro), Nicola Connolly (Vice Chair European Chamber of Commerce Vietnam), Csaba Bundik (Strategic Advisor HATCH! Ventures), Chhai Thach (Co-founder & CTO Go Reception)
Price Tag: USD $16.82 (Student) USD $34.00 (General) USD $100.00 (Investor) USD $330.00 (Startup Exhibitors)
Additional Notes: Supported by Tigers@Mekong and Viet youth Entrepreneurs
Where: Grand Palace, 142/18 Cong Hoa Street, Ward 4, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh

e2eCommerce Indonesia 2016
Dates: 2-3 November 2016
Industry Focus: Ecommerce, Logistics, Retail, Payment solutions, Digital marketing
Notable Speakers: TBD
Price Tag: USD $200
Where: Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jl. Asia Afrika, Senayan, Jakarta Pusat, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia

Ecommerce Show Indonesia 2016
Dates: 16-17 November 2016
Industry Focus : E-commerce, Technology, Digital Marketing, Payment Solutions
Notable Speakers : Oscar Darmawan ( co-founder and CEO Bitcoin Indonesia), Hans Ebenhahn (Co-founder and CEO, Djamin Edison Nainggolan (VP Bank Danamon)
Price Tag: USD $750 (International Companies), USD $350 (Indonesian Registered Companies)
Additional Notes: Organized by Terrapinn
Where: Pullman Central Park, Podomoro City, Jl. Let. Jend. S Parman Kav. 28, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia

Malaysia Ecommerce Expo 2016
Dates: 22-24 November 2016
Industry Focus: E-commerce, Omni-channel Strategies, Digital Marketing, Online Payment
Notable Speakers: TBD
Price Tag: TBD
Additional Notes: TBD
Where: Matrade Exhibition & Convention Centre, Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ecommerce Expo Tokyo 2017
Dates: 14-15 February 2017
Industry Focus: Tech-Startups, E-Commerce
Notable Speakers: TBD
Price Tag: TBD
Additional Notes: Organized by UBM Japan
Where: Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Centre, 3-11-1 Ariake, Koto, Tokyo 135-0063, Japan

eTail Asia Singapore 2017
Dates: 07-09 March 2017
Industry Focus: Ecommerce, Online retail
Notable Speakers: TBD
Price Tag: TBD
Additional Notes: TBD
Where: Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

Retail Global Gold Coast 2017
Dates: 24-26 March 2017
Industry Focus: Online retailing, Ecommerce, Digital marketing
Notable Speakers: Jooman Park (Country manager EBay), Jared Weiner (Executive VP The Future Hunters), Paul Greenberg (CEO Nora)
Price Tag: AUD $595 (Conference), AUD $175 (Gala Dinner), AUD $275 (PreConference Workshop)
Additional Notes: Founder Phil Leahy successfully launched and built one of the largest eBay businesses retailing CDs & DVDs – achieving Australia’s #1 eBay seller for highest volume of sales in all seller categories.
Where: The Gold Coast Convention Centre, 2684-2690 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach QLD 4218, Australia

E-Commerce Show Asia Seamless Singapore 2017
Dates: 19-20 April 2017
Industry Focus: Payments, E-commerce, Retail
Notable Speakers: TBD
Price Tag: TBD
Additional Notes: Organized by Terrapinn
Where: Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City, Singapore 039593

RISE Hong Kong Tech-Conference 2016 by Web Summit

RISE Hong Kong 2016

Rise Hong Kong Web Summit 2017
Dates: 11-13 July 2017
Industry Focus: E-Commerce, Enterprise, Fintech, IOT, Marketing
Notable Speakers: Aimone Ripa di Meana (Co-Founder/CMO Lazada Group Hong Kong), Dave McClure (Founder 500 Startups), Ray Chan (CEO 9GAG), Jon Lax (Director of Product Design, Facebook).
Price Tag: USD $330.00 (Regular), USD $490.00 (Investor) USD $400.00 (Door Pass)
Additional Notes: Organized by the Web Summit Team
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre,1 Expo Dr, Wan Chai, Hong Kong


Global Sources Summit
Dates: 17-19 April 2017
Industry Focus: E-Commerce, Amazon business,  China-based online businesses
Notable Speakers: CJ Rosenbaum(Founder/AmazonSellersLawyer), Bernie Thompson (CEO, Efficient Era Corporation), Sam Boyd (CEO, Guided Imports), Renaud Anjoran (Founder, Sofeast Ltd).
Price Tag: USD $499.00 (Super Early Bird), USD $449.00 (Group purchase)
Additional Notes: Organized by Global Sources
Where: AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong


We hope this list proves to be useful to all in helping to narrow down on the many E-commerce conferences that are currently out there in the APAC region. Happy attending!


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