17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit

17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit

Written by Ria Jose

17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit

17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit

The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) is proud to host the 17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit (APRCE). APRCE is the longest running and the biggest project of the Federation of Asia-Pacific Retailers Associations (FAPRA).

The Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit is a biennial grand gala event and a three-day retail exposition. It is a platform for retail industry professionals converge to discuss latest industry trends and forecasts as discussed by selected retail industry luminaries. With the theme “Asia Fast Forward,” the 17th APRCE promises to be an exciting event for retailers and budding entrepreneurs. This iteration will focus on the Asia Pacific’s growing strength and prominence as an economic community.

The event will host several talks by successful and influential retail personalities from all over the world. This year’s speakers include Vice-Chairman of La Rinascente in Italy Vittorio Radice, President & CEO of Daiso Industries Co., Ltd. in Japan Hirotake Yano, Chief Strategist of the The Walt Disney Company in Singapore Raju Venkataraman, Vice President for International Operations of Jollibee Foods Corp. in the Philippines Dennis M. Flores, and Managing Director of Primer International Management Limited in Singapore Mark Chim. Attendees of the 17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit will get the unique opportunity to learn and be inspired by some of the best retail industry professionals from the Asia Pacific Region.

The three-day exhibit is a venue for local and international retailers to showcase their products. Conversely, exhibit visitors will have the opportunity to get to know retailers from all around the region and learn global retail trends and strategies.

This event only happens once every two years and it is happening in the Philippines. This is a rare chance to attend a major retail event that will help retailers and entrepreneurs improve their business acumen and widen their business network. Innovative solutions will be highlighted to aid retailers to stand out among competition and to deliver greater value to consumers not just in the Philippines and in the Asia Pacific region, but throughout the world.

The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) has prepared an event that is worthy of every attendees’ time, efforts, and resources.

PRA is one of the 17 national retail association members of the Federation of Asia-Pacific Retailers Associations (FAPRA). Other member countries are Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, India, Mongolia, Fiji, and Turkey. It counts among its members the biggest players in the Philippines’ retail and suppliers sectors, the country’s top developers, and the most recognized techonology companies such as including SM Shoemart, Robinsons, Ayala, Bench, Mercury Drug, Penshoppe, Rustan’s, National Bookstore, Megaworld, Araneta Center, IBM, and ACER.

With Asia Pacific’s exponential growth as an economic community, this is the perfect time to converge and invest in our region’s progress. Join the 17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit for limitless opportunities for you and your business’ development.

The 17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit will be held at the SMX Convention Center, Manila from October 28 to 30, 2015.

To know more about and to register for the upcoming APRCE, visit http://www.2015APRCEMANILA.com.ph.

APRCE Manila Logo from the APRCE Manila Site at http://www.2015APRCEMANILA.com.ph.

This post was written by Ria Jose

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