Over 300 Heads of eCommerce to Get Together at eTail Asia 2017 in Singapore

2017-03-06 10:30
-300+ of Asia's most senior eCommerce and Multichannel Directors of leading retailers to gather 8th -- 9th March at the Marina Bay Sands

SINGAPORE, March 6, 2017  /PRNewswire/ -- Over 300 senior eCommerce and Multichannel Directors of leading retailers are expected to attend the 2017 edition of eTail Asia at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, held from 8th -- 9th March. This year's eTail Asia will host 70% new speakers, have a far greater pan-Asian focus, and will be conducted in new learning interactive formats that will give attendees a new level of detail. There will be in-depth tracks with deep-dive country clinics, synergy workshops and case-studies that ensure there is something for everyone.

eTail Asia is a long running conference organized by Worldwide Business Research (WBR), dedicated to address the most pressing challenges and opportunities in digital retail facing Asia-Pacific markets; it is the only event in the region that gathers Asia's most senior eCommerce and Multichannel Directors of leading retailers.

"2017 offers a huge opportunity for e-commerce retailers seeking to sell more online. eCommerce revenue is growing rapidly across Asia, faster than any other market as mobile emerges as an important sales channel," said Prachi Panda, Conference Director of eTail Asia. "The agenda for eTail Asia 2017, the most senior eCommerce event in the region, has been built on more than 80 research interviews with senior figures from across the industry. As a result, it's focused completely on solving all of your most critical e-commerce challenges."

More than 50 speakers and panelists will focus on key and pressing current issues including organisational challenges of omni-channel, seamlessly merging digital with physical experiences, in-house vs. third party big data providers and of course the debate on profitable business vs. increasing market share.

Key speakers will include:

  • John Lawson, World Renowned Expert on Growing Your eCommerce Revenues
  • Ken Kralick, Head of Global eCommerce, Puma
  • Aspa Lekka, Managing Director, Foodpanda
  • Aimone Ripa di Meana, Chief Marketplace Officer, Lazada
  • Daniel Lim, Co-Founder, Reebonz
  • Akira Mitsumasu, Vice President, Marketing & Strategy, Japan Airlines
  • Roger Yuen, Chief Executive Officer, Clozette
  • Rajendra Balakrishnan, Head of Sales and eCommerce, Reckitt Benckiser Singapore
  • Roger Graell, Online Sales Director, Mango 

A special addition to this year's eTail Asia conference is the launch of the inaugural iPrice E-Commerce Merchant Awards (iEMA) 2016 in partnership with iPrice Group. The iEMA 2016 was created to recognize and honor excellence in Southeast Asia's booming e-commerce sector with the help of online consumers. These awards are voted and judged by consumers.

eTail Asia is part of a series of two eCommerce conferences organized by WBR addressing markets in the Asia-Pacific. The next event Digital Travel APAC will be hosted in Singapore on 25th -- 27th April, 2017.

For further information:

Media Contact:
Aditi Mohile
Tel: +65 67229497

eTail Asia Contact:
Prachi Panda
Tel: +65 6722 9495

About eTail Asia

eTail Asia is the most senior eCommerce event in the region designed to provide practical strategies to help you to grow your eCommerce revenue in 2017.

It is Asia's premier e-commerce event bringing together 300+ retailers.

About Worldwide Business Research (WBR)

WBR is the world's biggest large-scale conference company and part of the PLS group, one of the world's leading providers of strategic business intelligence with 16 offices worldwide. Our conference divisions consistently out-perform their industry sector competitors on the quality of the events we produce and the relationships we nurture with both delegates and sponsors.

Every year over 10,000 senior executives from Fortune 1000 companies attend over 100 annual conferences -- a true "Who's Who" of today's corporate world. From Automotive events in Bucharest to Logistics conferences in Arizona and Finance summits in Hong Kong, WBR is dedicated to exceeding the needs of its customers around the world. For more information please visit

Source: WBR Singapore Pte. Ltd