Future Of Retail – Startup Launchpad October 2018 Conference

The Future of Retail

INSPIRE. INFORM. ENTERTAIN.

October 19th – 20th 2018

AsiaWorld Expo, Hong Kong

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The Startup Launchpad Conference returns in October with a focus on the Future of Retail. The talks at the event will cover several industry verticals and revolve around two main topics: Investment in retail tech and emerging retail technologies and their real-world applications. These themes will run through two days of talks.

Retail is changing fast and with technological advancements and changing consumer demands, retailers need to innovate to stay alive and relevant. The Future of Retail conference invites 30+ pioneering retailers, investors and startups, driving innovation in creating consumer experiences to share their knowledge of how to navigate the future of retail.

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Add to My Calendar 2018-10-19 10:30:00 2018-10-20 17:00:00 Hong Kong Startup Launchpad 2018 Conference | The Future of Retail The Startup Launchpad Conference returns in October with a focus on the Future of Retail. The talks at the event will cover several industry verticals and revolve around two main topics: Investment in retail tech and emerging retail technologies and their real-world applications. These themes will run through two days of talks. Retail is changing fast and with technological advancements and changing consumer demands, retailers need to innovate to stay alive and relevant. The Future of Retail conference invites 30+ pioneering retailers, investors and startups, driving innovation in creating consumer experiences to share their knowledge of how to navigate the future of retail. AsiaWorld Expo, Hong Kong CTHthemes cththemes@gmail.com

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Yuka Tanimoto

Forbes Japan

Yuma Saito

Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support

Vikas Mehta

Microsoft

Sean Looram

Li & Fung Limited

Jesus Sanchez

RetailNext

Danny Yu

AFL Logistics Limited

THE AGENDA

International Keynote: Global Retail Technology Investments – a VC’s perspective

10:30 AM

Fireside chat: What are the key investment areas to look out for?

10:50 AM

Panel Discussion: How to drive corporate innovation and long-term growth by engaging tech startups

11:30 AM

Guided Tour in Startup Launchpad Hall

12:10 PM

Break

12:30 PM

SLIC Pitch Competition Final Round

01:30 PM

Keynote: The Journey of a high growth entrepreneur from startup to unicorn

02:30 PM

Panel Discussion: Blockchain investments spur sustainable development in the retail industry

03:00 PM

The Future of Retail: Preparing for New Retail Experiences

10:00 AM

Panel discussion: How Big Data & Analytics Tracking are impacting how we Meet Dynamic Consumer Demand

10:30 AM

Break

12:30 PM

Panel Discussion: Using omnichannel retail to provide a seamless shopping experience

02:00 PM

Connected Commerce: The IoT-driven Revolution in Retail

03:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Customer Experience is the Foundation of Retail Growth

03:30 PM

Challenging the gap: Women in retail tech

04:30 PM

WHAT TO EXPECT

Practical Ideas

Two days of actionable insights on Emerging Retail innovations and their real-world applications and investment trends and their role in the tech impacting retail today

VIP show tour

Get a guided tour around the Exhibition floor and meet the people working on the latest, innovative tech and retail solutions at Asia’s largest startup tradeshow.

Pitch Competition

See the top startups pitch directly to investors for a chance to win $40,000 USD cash and learn from investor critiques.

Advanced global platform

Meet, network and exchange ideas with 30+ global tech and investment experts and 300+ startups from similar industries.

ATTEND IF YOU…

…want to get strategic insights from the biggest and most innovative global retailers

…work in the smart retail industry and are eager to identify future growth opportunities

… want to hear from startups and brands at the forefront of reshaping retail

… know you need to change but are not sure where to start

… are seeking new tech products and retail solutions

…are seeking new influential business contacts from across the retail ecosystem

…are interested in startup investments

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

They love it. Read what the previous attendees had to say!

PRICING

Choose your favorite pass for the event.

Early Bird Daily Pass
$99 $19.90
SAVE 80% OFF FULL PRICE
  • Entrance to 1 Day conference
  • Meet 300 Startups
  • See Product Demos
  • Access pitch competition
  • Entry to networking events

Choose Daily Pass

Early Bird 2Day Pass
$159 $38.90
SAVE $120 OFF FULL PRICE
  • Entrance to ALL conferences
  • Meet 300 Startups
  • See Product Demos
  • Access pitch competition
  • Entry to networking events

Choose 2Day Pass

Early Bird Vip Pass
$300 $99
SAVE $200 OFF FULL PRICE
  • VIP Seating
  • Exclusive Lunch with Speakers
  • Access to networking events
  • VIP Tour
  • One to One Private Meetings

Choose VIP Pass

Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get to the venue?

The map and Contact details are listed on our Venue Page. You will also receive a confirmation email with location map.

What about accommodation?

The cost of the hotel accommodation and travel is not included in the event fee. For corporate accommodation rate, please Click Here.

What payment types do you accept?

All payments are processed via PayPal. It is a good idea to grab the early birds now, as ticket prices will rise shortly.

Can I get a refund on my tickets?

All tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by us, in which case we will always make a full refund.

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ADDRESS

21/F, Block B, Vita Tower,

29 Wong Chuk Hang Road,

Hong Kong

Time: 8:45 AM to 5:45 PM

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CONTACT

launchpadhk@globalsources.com

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+852 2555 4829

+86 755 8828 2178

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