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The Seamless Future of Commerce in Asia
[April 05, 2017]

The Seamless Future of Commerce in Asia

SINGAPORE, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2017 four major events, Cards & Payments Asia, E-Commerce Show Asia, Retail Technology Show Asia and Future Bank Asia are coming together under one brand - Seamless Asia 2017. The event, organized by Terrapinn, will run on 19-20 April 2017 in Singapore, is where pioneers and leaders in payments, ecommerce and retail exchange ideas, showcase products and develop partnerships in a creative collision of the best and brightest industry minds.

Seamless payments will bring together the Asian payments eco-system to discuss, debate and evaluate alternative payment strategies and technologies. The conference will be led by the likes of:

  • Ben Milne, Founder And CEO, Dwolla          
  • Karla Allen, Senior Director International Payments, Walmart
  • Shilpak Mahadkar, Director, Head Of Payments APAC, Netflix               
  • Sreeram Iyer, Chief Operating Officer, A.N.Z. Banking Group
  • Khanh Hwang, Global Head of Mobile, HSBC

Seamless e-commerce is a catalyst for e-commerce growth in Asia, bringing together entrepreneurs and innovators from across the entire e-commerce value chain. From storefront creation to digital marketing, and from payment to fulfilment and delivery. The conference will be led by the likes of:

  • Sandhya Devanathan, Group Director Of S.E.A. E-Commerce And Travel, Facebook
  • Karma Bhutia, Founder And CEO, iShippo
  • Simon Torring, Head of Innovation and Omni-Channel, Sephora
  • Hanno Stegmann, CEO, APAC Internet Group
  • Joao Pedro Príncipe, Chief Operating Officer, Jualo

Seamless retail will enable Asian retailers to adapt, grow and thrive in this new world of connected commerce. Accelerating Asian retail with new ideas, exciting innovations and cutting edge technology. The conference will be led by the likes of:

  • Karen Chan, Chief Digital Officer, Pizza Hut Restaurants Asia
  • David Westhead, CEO - APAC, Royal Sporting House             
  • Elvin Too, Chief Strategy Officer, NTUC FairPrice
  • Bhavin Patel, Group Omnichannel Director, Kanmo Retail Group
  • Jaime Syjuco, Managing Director And Co-Owner, Moda Pacifica -- Havaianas

Over the 2 days, a total of 7 conferences tracking covering payment innovation, payment disruption, payment strategy, e-commerce goods, e-commerce services, omni-channel retailing and offline retailing will discuss strategic issues around topics including:

Day 1: 19th April 2017

- The changing payment landscape

 - P2P payments

- Mobile money

- E-Commerce business models & trends

- Data & analytics

- Merchandising and pricing

- Fraud & security

- Blockchain & cryptocurrency

- Cross border payments & remittance

- Discovery & customer journey

- Disruptive startups and brands

- Inventory management

- Smart malls

- Retail strategy: local vs global

Day 2: 20th April 2017

- Payment Regulation

- B2B payments

- Merchant acquiring, processing & onboarding

- Digital marketing trends

- Cross border e-commerce

- Click & collect and o2o

- Designing the future store

- Analytics

- Payments innovation showcase

- Loyalty

- User interface and experience design

- Warehousing & logistics

- Human capital

- Proximity retail

A notable day one keynote session confirmed is a panel discussion moderated by Melissa Lin from the Straits Times and featuring Isaac Tay, Co-Founder at honestbee, Ethan Ow, Lead Project Manager for CapitaStar at CapitaLand, and Piruze Sabuncu, Head of Southeast Asia for global commerce platform Stripe. Together they will discuss the technology tools that are enabling new commerce experiences and helping brick-and-mortar stores to reinvent themselves for the mobile era.

The two-day conference and exhibition is expected to gather over 8000 payments, e-commerce and retail professionals from across the region and beyond.


Seamless Asia 2017
19-20 April 2017
Exhibition opening hours:
19 April 2017, Wednesday: 10.00am - 6.00pm
20 April 2017, Thursday     : 10.00am - 5.00pm
Venue: Singapore Suntec Convention Centre, Level 4 Hall 401-405 & Level 3 MR 332-336


Press registration for the conference is compulsory and advance scheduling for speaker/ sponsor interviews is recommended. Final issuance of press passes is subject to Terrapinn's discretion.  For your press pass, please contact the following:

Jancis Yap
Marketing Manager
Tel: +65-6322-2708

About Terrapinn
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