Retail World Asia expects 8000 visitors

friendsshoppingMore than 8000 delegates are expected at next week’s Retail World Asia in Singapore.

Occupying more than 10,000sqm of floor space with more than 200 international exhibitors, the 9th annual Retail World Asia is co-located with four other events: Cards & Payments Asia, Future Bank Asia, e-commerce Show Asia and The Cash Handling Show Asia.

Together, these events will showcase the future of payments, banking and retailing, giving insight to attendees on how to leverage innovative and disruptive platforms technology solutions, while keeping pace with the latest strategies and trends at the conference sessions.

Over two days from April 22-23, 8000 attendees from retailing, banks, financial institutions, telecommunications and mobile network operators, enterprises, government agencies, ticket and transport operators, travel and hospitality and F&B companies as well as the manufacturing sector will be at the mega expo.

Key highlights include:

  • Inaugural Jumpstart zone: Meet top FinTech startups and listen to their five minute pitches live on stage
  • Plug & Pay Technology: Tomorrow’s tablet POS is here. Experience the first purpose built, all in one tablet-based hardware platform designed to support iOS, Android and Windows applications from Powa Technologies.
  • Automated Store: See on floor demos showcasing the capability of new automated stores that will generate revenues and optimise costs for retailers and location providers.
  • New innovations showcase: Watch how security and convenience converge by a “Twist and Go” gesture technology developed by HID Mobile Access that enables users to unlock doors and open gates from a distance – and Automated Retail Technology that creates an emerging distribution channel bridging the gap between the convenience of online shopping and the conventional retail experience.
  • Robert Scoble, Anthony Thomson & Mike Brown as visionary keynote speakers: The author of ‘Age of Context”, Robert Scoble, explains his definitions of this new era; from Metro Bank and Atom Bank co-founder, Anthony Thomson, on how he disrupted the banking landscape with his strong belief of ‘customer first’ banking; and from Uber’s regional GM Mike Brown, on how Uber redefines the realm of taxi hire, embracing new payment technology and turning the sharing economy into a tangible earnings strategy.
  • Technologies disruptors: Keep an eye out for these companies with innovative, disruptive technologies – Advantech, CPI, Direct Link, Empathy Co, Entrust Datacard, Giada, Givex, Gunnebo, Lead Media, Nexperts, NXP Semiconductors, POWA Technologies, Sealed Air, SHC, Spartan Systems, Transnational Group, Viseo Asia, Zebra and more.
  • 2015 Country Pavilions: See new technologies and worldwide launches by exhibitors from France, China and Singapore at the country pavilions.
  • 4 themed on-floor seminar theatres – Over 72 onfloor seminar sessions from Cards & Digital ID, Payments, Future Bank and Retail, Ecommerce & Cash Handling that provide attendees with a wealth of information on opportunities and strategies as well as know-how in assessing specific technologies.

Retail World Asia will be open from 10.30am-6pm (April 22) and 10am-6pm (April 23) at Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

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