Event Partners

  • Organised by

    • The Thai Retailers Association (TRA) first came into existence about 30 years ago. Known as the “Department Store Retailers Club”, it was then informally organized by a small group of department store operators who realized the need to meet one another in order to exchange ideas, to cooperate with one another in time of difficulty, and to share their visions as to the development of the industry as a whole.

      For more information please visit: www.thairetailer.com

    • IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. is the leading exhibition organizer in Thailand. IMPACT organizes and manages professional trade and public exhibitions, conferences, meetings and trainings, working in hand with international trade associations, organizers and corporations across a board spectrum of industries. We create effective market platforms and offer a comprehensive range of turn-key event management solutions ranging from market research, exhibition and visitor promotion and sales, advertising and promotion, public relations, operation to on-site logistic management for exhibitions and conferences of all sizes and industries.

      For more information please visit: www.impact.co.th.

  • Start-up Community Partner

    • GREE Ventures is an early-stage independent venture capital fund headquartered in Tokyo and investing in internet and mobile companies. They seek out companies across Asia with top notch management teams and strong market potential while leveraging on their pan-Asia presence and expertise to guide their portfolio companies in an engaged manner. Now managing funds of $120M, GREE Ventures has invested in Japan, Southeast Asia, and India and its portfolio includes companies such as Kaizen, Luxola, Kudo, Bukalapak, Pie, and others.

      For more information please visit: https://www.greeventures.com/en/

    • AsiaStartups engages, connects and matches angel investors with early stage tech startups in Asia. We add value to both sides by building and nurturing a tight-knit community of investors and by supporting startup founders with a range of advisory services. Our regional reach enables us to foster growth opportunities both locally and cross border, thus strengthening the overall ecosystem. We aim to become a regulated marketplace for investors to source out the most relevant curated companies and for founders to secure the right investors

      For more information please visit: http://www.asiastartups.com/

    • Alpha JWC Ventures is an institutional and independent venture capital firm that invests in early to growth stage technology companies both in Indonesia, as well as anywhere outside of Indonesia but Indonesia needs to be part of the business plan.  We focus on backing extraordinary founders as a value-added partner to build sustainable and successful businesses.  We take a hands-on and collaborative approach with entrepreneurs, understanding their challenges and needs, and working with them every step of the way to ensure their success.

      The team of Alpha JWC is very experienced.  We have collectively invested in over 40 companies delivering superior return (which includes the region’s technology stars such as Tokopedia, Traveloka, aCommerce and Tech in Asia), and our experience encompasses a unique mix of venture investing, technology operations (Groupon), top-tier management consulting (McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group), investment banking (UBS Investment Bank), and human capital (Egon Zehnder). 

      Our portfolio companies include: (1) Funding Societies (peer to peer lending company focusing on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) which won Tech in Asia best Singapore company in 2015), (2) Modalku (Indonesia’s pioneer peer to peer lending company focusing on SMEs), (3) Mediatrac (Indonesia’s leading big data analytics company), (4) Kredivo (e-commerce financing company), (5) Carro (Southeast Asia’s leading peer to peer marketplace for cars), (6) SaleStock (AI powered mobile commerce giant provide quality and affordable price clothes), (7) StyleTheory (Fashion sharing economy through a “netflix for fashion” model, (8) Spacemob (a coworking space that builds foundations for businesses through space, technology, and connections) (9) Jualo (marketplace for second-hand goods), (10) UangTeman (Indonesia’s pioneer online microlending company), (11) Sepulsa (Indonesia’s leading mobile recharge platform), (12) AsmaraKu (e-commerce focusing on romance, health and beauty vertical).

      For more information please visit: www.alphajwc.com

    • Kejora is a venture builder that invests in bold entrepreneurs and help them launch technology companies in large and high growth market verticals.

      Through growth capital, shared infrastructure and resources, access to the right network of strategic partners and investors, Kejora enables young startups to grow in a rapid pace to win leading market positions in each tech vertical in the region.

      We are stage agnostic and we focus on opportunities in Southeast Asia.  Some of our previous investments have been from the healthcare, HR, fintech and logistic industries.

      For more information please visit: http://www.kejorahq.com/

    • EV Hive is a co-working space but we don't just provide a space. We provide our unique community. Unlike any other co-working space, we embrace the value of community, empowering other members, and partners to grow and support each other. We empower our community to share their technologies, knowledge, and ideas by providing them events and meet up session leveraging our space and also help local and international startups to grow their business. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.evhive.co/

    • Convergence Ventures is an early stage technology venture fund focused on investing in Indonesia’s digital disruptors. The fund is led by Partners Adrian Li and Donald Wihardja who are seasoned professionals with extensive operating experience in Internet and Mobile businesses in emerging markets. Convergence leverages its industry insights, support services and global network to empower exceptional founders to build disruptive and impactful businesses for Indonesia and the South East Asia region. Our Advisory Board and Limited Partners from the US, Asia and Indonesia have backed hundreds of technology businesses in the past decade with notable successes and bring deep industry insights and global networks to our portfolio companies.

      For more information please visit: www.convergencevc.com

    • Ingrm is a PR firm specifically tailored for the tech ecosystem. The Ingrm team supports tech stakeholders by bridging impactful communications among startups, investors, enterprises, governments, and the media. Aside from matchmaking purposes, Ingrm team enjoys developing curriculums and venture building programs while always searching for the next disruptive deep-tech talents. Newly established in 2016, Ingrm has grown its presence in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, and the US.

      For more information please visit: http://www.ingrm.co/

  • Supporting Associations

    • The Association is established in B.E.2520 under the Trade Association Act B.E. 2509 to gather entrepreneurs in footwear and related industries in the development of the footwear industry. With 39 years of experience in this field, the Association empowers entrepreneurs with competitiveness to perform well in this field. At present, the association offers the opportunity to listen and resolve the disparity in the industry in response to the problems and needs of footwear SMEs. In addition, Thai Footwear Association aims to benefit footwear SMEs by enhancing their capabilities through the support of NGOs and government. 

      For more information please visit: http://thaitechno.net/t1/home.php?uid=38660

    • CMO Asia is dedicated to high level knowledge exchange through leadership & networking amongst senior CMOs and brand decision makers across Industry segments. The Chief Marketing Officers and Professionals are those who have shown leadership in building brands combined with consistent innovation and strategic marketing. CMO Asia is organized and run by professionals who have a full-time job to do besides encouraging CMOs to share knowledge and experiences. Through this network, we hope to generate high level thought leadership and peer networking amongst decision makers across industry segments in Asia.

      For more information please visit: http://www.cmoasia.org

    • Hong Kong Federation of E-Commerce (HKFEC) was established to join professionals and all parts of E-commerce businesses together to share on a common platform with the latest news, technology and opportunities. The goal is to make Hong Kong a better place for E-commerce business.

      Through our seminars, workshops and exchange tours, members can leverage industries and other countries’ successful case to upgrade their knowledge and expertise in order to enhance and promote their E-commerce development.

      The Federation announces at August 2016 for the launch of “HONG KONG TRUST MARK”. The Hong Kong Trust Mark stimulates cross-border e-commerce through better protection for consumers and merchants by establishing one set of rules for Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China, and by ensuring clear communication on these rules. 

      The Federation will also act on behalf of the industry to liaise with government bodies and communicate with the society, in order to build an interactive platform for supporting E-commerce development in Hong Kong.

      For more information please visit: http://www.hkfec.org

    • BritCham is a membership organization which consists of a dynamic business community of nearly 900 nominees from 240 corporates across all industry sectors. Members are made up of British, Indonesian and other International business alike. BritCham is also regarded as the most active foreign Chambers in Indonesia. 

      BritCham plays a strong role within the business community in Indonesia, providing valuable links for businesses, whilst maintaining a focus on delivering quality support to our growing membership base. For over than 20 years, BritCham is proud to have engaged positively with the Indonesian Government and remains very pro-active both in the UK and throughout South East Asia in promoting business opportunities in Indonesia.

      For more information please visit: http://www.britcham.or.id/

    • Thai Garment Manufacturers Association (TGMA) was founded in August 15, 1973 to promote and support the Thai garment industry in research and development, manufacturing, trading and other related activities. The Association is managed by the President and the Board of Directors, who are elected by members on a two-year term basis.

      TGMA is the wind beneath Thailand’s garment industry and the engines that have driven the industry to constantly move forward. Not only has provided the solutions to problems and obstacles of the industry, but also has created many useful and fruitful projects while giving continuous support and development to Thai garment and apparel entrepreneurs for more than 40 years.

      For more information please visit: http://www.thaigarment.org

    • Public organization tasked with promoting and developing business events in Thailand. Since 2004, TCEB has worked toward establishing Thailand as Asia’s premier business events destination, by providing flexible, service-oriented support to meeting-goers, incentives winners, convention attendees and exhibition participants.

      For more information please visit: https://www.businesseventsthailand.com/

  • Media Partners

    • RetailNews.asia is committed to providing both local and global retailers with the latest breaking retail news throughout the Asian market. This on a daily base.

      We have resources for everyone from the independently owned business owners, online-only retailers, and major chains expanding their reach throughout the Asian market.

      We Are Stronger Together 

      You can quickly and easily search for the latest breaking retail news by country, or come here to keep an eye on the latest local, global and seasonal trends.

      Here you can network, engage, and share invaluable information with other retailers. Our retailers come from a wide range of industries and expertise, meaning that whatever the question may be—we have you covered!

      We keep you apprised of the upcoming retail events, and even provide coverage and updates during many retail events.

      Start Your Day Off Right!

      Start each day with Retail News Asia—download our app today so that you can stay up-to-date while on-the-go! We go the extra mile. News never stops, never waits for business hours. We deliver non-stop news even late night, weekends or when it happens.

      For more information please visit: http://www.retailnews.asia

    • The Payments & Cards Network is dedicated to the Payments industry. Adding value to clients by offering innovative executive search, recruitment and RPO solutions to international clients. With offices in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, San Francisco and London, a global outlook and understanding of the payments landscape is in place to offer the best advice and service on the market. 

      Call us with your specific needs today on +31 203 030 257 and one of our consultants will be able to help quickly and efficiently.

      For more information please visit: www.paymentsandcardsnetwork.com

    • ASIAWIDE FRANCHISE CONSULTANTS is one of the most experienced franchise consulting companies in Asia. It has 40+ associated offices around the world. Over the last 25 years, it has helped more than 700 companies in Asia to develop their franchises to expand locally and worldwide.  

      Its consultants are highly qualified as Certified Franchise Executives, Certified Management Consultants and Senior Practicing Management Consultants. 

      Its parent company publishes the world’s only English-Chinese Asia Franchise & Business Opportunities magazine that is very popular in Asia since 1994. 

      Its CEO is a board member/council member at the World Franchise Council, the Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation, the Asia Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence and FLA Singapore. He is also the co-author of Developing & Managing a Franchise (2004/2006 LexisNexis)

      For more information please visit: www.asiawidefranchise.com.sg/

    • SupplyChainBrain  the world’s most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, is accessed year round through a wide range of ever evolving multi-media formats by hundreds of thousands of senior level industry executives. In addition to addressing the fundamental principles of supply-chain management, SupplyChainBrain identifies emerging trends, technologies and best practices, forward thinking ideas and cutting-edge solutions-and continues to write and report about these as they evolve and mature.

      For more information please visit: http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/index.php

    • Logistics Insight Asia, published by Contineo Media, targets the needs of executives, managers, and engineers responsible for the various elements of their company’s logistics activities and infrastructure. It covers a wide scope of topics from supply chain strategies, software solutions, tracking technology, to handling and storage equipment. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.logasiamag.com/

    • Happy Marketer is an award-winning digital marketing consulting firm headquartered in Singapore. Our sole purpose is to make marketers & clients happy through results-oriented, data-driven and creative digital marketing campaigns. We have certifications and partnership arrangements with major principals such as Google, Facebook and LinkedIn to add value to and support all of your integrated digital marketing campaigns. We recently won the Digital Agency of the Year (local hero) by Marketing Magazine, as well as 15 other awards in the past two years. 


      For more information please visit: http://www.happymarketer.com/

    • E-Commerce Nation is the first global cross-border e-commerce community, offering the latest news and expert tips from all over the world. We cover the online retail industry from a global perspective by inviting collaborators to contribute their field experience to our platform through profoundly written articles. While we publish on all topics, we focus on helping small to medium online retailers take their businesses cross-border. 

      For more information please visit: https://www.ecommerce-nation.co

    • Asia Outlook is a digital and print product aimed at boardroom and hands-on decision-makers across a wide range of industries on the continent.

      With content compiled by our experienced production team ensuring delivery to the highest standards, we look to promote the latest in engaging news, industry trends and success stories from the length and breadth of Asia.

      The magazine is owned and published by Outlook Publishing, who also produce global business titles, Africa Outlook and Europe & Middle East Outlook, providing a superb platform for advertisers and media partners to showcase your services and place you in the hands of the continent’s most influential people.

      For more information please visit: http://www.asiaoutlookmag.com/

    • One of the leading Thai building and construction online media. BuilderNews provides the latest news and update in building, construction, real estate, architecture businesses, as well as building materials knowledge via online channel such as website, facebook fanpage and official Line account.

      For more information please visit: http://www.buildernews.in.th/

    • The platform for designers in all categories. DesignerHub creates endless opportunities for both designers and investors to communicate their services and get connected with each other

      For more information please visit: www.designerhub.in.th

    • Smart SME, a dedicated TV station for Thai SME entrepreneurs, offers a wide range of knowledge, news, and entertainment leads to SME development. 

      For more information please visit: www.smartsme.tv

    • APAC CIOoutlook is a print magazine that aims to provide a platform for CIOs, CTOs and other senior level IT buyers and decision makers along with CXOs of solution providers to share their experiences, wisdom and advice with enterprise IT community of APAC countries. We promote our unique ‘learn from our peers approach’ in the Asia Pacific region.

      From enterprise applications to the leading trends in big data, mobile computing, security and the Cloud, APAC CIOoutlook delivers practical, actionable information from senior practitioners in the trenches. We leverage our extensive peer-to-peer network, among leading technology executives, to bring their experience and the best practices to other members of CIO community in Asia Pacific countries.

       We also identify and profile emerging companies providing cutting edge solutions to enterprises in APAC. For every technology and every industry vertical, our research team has access to and has deep background research done on hundreds of vendors providing solutions in APAC.

      Published from the hub of technology, Silicon Valley, USA with sales office in Hong Kong and editorial presence in all major APAC countries. APAC CIOoutlook is designed to connect the Enterprise IT community of APAC countries.

      For more information please visit: http://www.apacciooutlook.com

    • InternetRetailing is the leading title for professionals in multichannel retail and ecommerce across the UK & Europe, providing insight, analysis, in-depth research and events, focused on driving performance in our dynamic sector.

      For more information please visit: http://internetretailing.net/

    • ecommerceIQ is Southeast Asia’s first market research portal that focuses on providing data-driven insights to foster the region’s growing commerce landscape. It is the first of its kind in Southeast Asia and powered by aCommerce, Southeast Asia’s leading ecommerce service provider. 

      For more information please visit: https://ecommerceiq.asia/

    • Asia Pacific Newswire is an English language business news website which serves the readers’ news from the business/corporate sector in the Asia-Pacific region. Business news of different business categories viz. Banking and Financial Services, Travel and Tourism, Manufacturing Industry, Fashion, Automotive Industry, Real Estate, Telecommunication and IT Sector, General Business Overview etc are published online. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.asiapacificnewswire.com

    • Business Headlines was started in 2015 as an online publishing website for press releases. It serves as a platform for various PR/Business brands for sharing news and information on a variety of business categories. The website, because of the uniqueness of the name, has made its presence felt in the online circuit and is seen as a potential domain for the promotion and publicizing of business brands via the medium of press releases. Business news developments in India and from across the world are regularly shared.

      For more information please visit: http://www.businessheadlines.in

    • Business Observer provides wide range of news coverage of the global business developments. Areas of interest include: Business Awards, Events/Conferences/Exhibitions/Expos, Banking Sector, Financial Developments, Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Latest Technological News, Travel Sector etc. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.businessobserver.in

    • Business Reporter focuses on the recent business developments with attention in detail to the global financial and market activities. Various sub-categories of Financial Services & Investment-specific topics are covered. In addition, research and surveys of the business/financial markets are shared with the readers. News releases also include corporate activities, especially wide array of issues related to Human Resources, current management trends and strategies etc.

      For more information please visit: http://www.businessreporter.in

    • Corporate Headlines is an online resource dedicated to the corporate sector for disseminating news, information and updates about the corporate brands via the mode of online press releases. Press Releases play a significant role in providing publicity which is valuable for online visibility of businesses. Business companies, from small-size to large-scale businesses, could see their press releases and multimedia content published on Corporate Headlines, the information which would reach to the online visitors in the World Wide Web.


      For more information please visit: http://www.corporateheadlines.in

    • Eurasia Observer covers international business news from Europe and Asia. Wide range of news stories from different business categories viz. Automotive Industry, Business Technology, General Business Overview, Consumer Technology, Manufacturing Sector, Telecommunications, Financial Services and Investments, Economic Trends, Retail, Media, Travel and Tourism are covered. All press releases are presently in English Language. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.eurasiaobserver.com

    • Eurasia Wire is a partner site of Eurasia Observer and features international business news from Europe, Asia, Middle East and Australasia. News stories related to Business Awards, Business Events, Technology, Financial Sector, Current Economic Trends, Media and Entertainment, Human Resources, Appointments, Acquisitions & Mergers, Travel Industry etc are shared.

      For more information please visit: http://www.eurasiawire.com

    • Smart Cities Business is an initiative to provide news and information about the smart cities markets and developments, and the business activities of companies/establishments acrosss the world. It also features research reports about the future prospects and analysis of the smart cities. The readers can also read up-to-date information about the developments, latest trends, innovation, key factors for the sustainability of the cities.

      For more information please visit: http://www.smartcitiesbusiness.com

    • Brand buffet; a media hub for everyone to catch up new business and market trends. Presenting various interested news from marketing industry experts which is ready to be served like buffet food for all readers.

      For more information please visit: http://www.brandbuffet.in.th

    • SM Magazine; represent as a Thai magazine and digital media providing insight detail for all readers.

      For more information please visit: http://www.smmagonline.com

    • Tech in Asia (YC W15) is a media, events, and jobs platform on a mission to build and serve Asia’s tech and startup community. We’re on this mission to help the tech and startup community move forward.

      For more information please visit: https://www.techinasia.com/

    • ITV-Asia.com is one of Asia's leading business websites that focuses on business in China, Japan and Southeast Asia.  The website has been online since 2005 and is an open website that tries to provide a complete and impartial view of business in Asia through articles, blogs, event presentations, market research and videos.  As of June 2017 we have more than 1,000 videos and 1,000+ articles and market research reports online that cover business, management, marketing, media, real estate, retail and technology. 

      For more information please visit: http://www.itv-asia.com/

    • VietnamBusiness.TV is a leading Vietnam business website that aggregates, creates and curates content from a variety of individual and corporate contributors. We are an open website that tries to provide a complete and impartial view of business in Vietnam through articles, blogs, event presentations, market research and videos.  As of June 2017 we have more than 250 videos, 200 articles and 300 market research reports online from more than 120 contributors.  Visit us at:

      For more information please visit: https://www.vietnamrealestate.tv

    • As the first ‘pure’ digital publisher in the region, MediaBUZZ has been making an impact in Asia Pacific since 2004. Designed to empower marketers in the vibrant, ever-changing electronic marketing environment, its publication Asian eMarketing covers the digital age and zooms in on the most valuable and indispensable tools of today’s marketers. Circulated weekly to more than 60,000 top management and marketing decision-makers in Asia Pacific, the useful and informative articles support e-marketers in finding a sound marketing strategy, vital for their growing business success.

      For more information please visit: http://www.mediabuzz.com.sg

  • News Distribution Partner

    • PR Newswire (www.prnasia.com), a Cision company, is the premier global provider of news release distribution and multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, public relations practitioners and investor relations professionals to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry in 1954, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, distribute, target and measure text and multimedia content across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world’s largest multi-channel content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire powers the stories of organizations around the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.

      Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today’s communication professionals.

      For more information please visit: goo.gl/7vRESg

  • Official PR Partner

  • Co-Located Events