Retail Asia Forum - Bangkok - April 25, 2024

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April 25, 2024 | 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM | Bangkok, CBD, TBA

Overview 2024 Retail Asia Forum - Bangkok

Join the revolution of retail at the Retail Asia Forum 2024, where the brightest minds in the retail industry gather to explore and share the future of shopping in Asia. This signature event series serves as the incubator for the latest trends, technologies, and tactics that are revolutionizing retail from the streets of Tokyo to the online markets of Southeast Asia.

Starting with the historic inaugural event in the vibrant markets of Ho Chi Minh on March 14, the forum sweeps through the heart of Asia's shopping capitals — taking the stage in Bangkok on April 25, capturing the unique retail blend of Jakarta on May 16, showcasing the digital evolution of Kuala Lumpur on June 27, and wrapping up with the bustling retail innovation in Manila on October 3.

The Retail Asia Forum 2024 is not just an event—it's a strategic pivot point for retailers aiming to capture the hearts and wallets of a diverse and dynamic Asian consumer base.

Book your passage to the epicenter of retail transformation. Be among the select to redefine consumer experiences and drive unprecedented growth in one of the world's most exciting retail landscapes.

Venue: Bangkok, CBD, TBA

Event Day
Apr 25, 2024

Why the Retail Asia Forum 2024 is the must-attend event:

ENGAGE

Connect with industry leaders, retail pioneers, and brand visionaries. Build invaluable relationships through interactive workshops and networking breaks.

EXPLORE

Experience retail reinvention with live case studies and immersive sessions. Witness firsthand how consumer behavior, e-commerce strategies, and sustainability practices are shaping the future of retail in Asia.

EMBRACE

Embrace cutting-edge technologies and marketing strategies that are setting new standards in customer experience and operational efficiency.

EVOLVE

Equip yourself with actionable strategies and innovative solutions to adapt and thrive in the fast-evolving retail ecosystem.

SPEAKERS

Wilasinee Parnurat

Wilasinee Parnurat

Country Manager/Managing Director
Bata Thailand

Mehdi Jaouadi

Mehdi Jaouadi

Partner
YCP Solidiance, 
Co-CEO
YCP Interactive

Shin Thant Aung

Shin Thant Aung

Director
YCP Solidiance 

George Hartel

George Hartel

CCO 
Supara Group

Chortip Varutbangkul

Chortip Varutbangkul

Head of Consumer & Retail
KPMG Thailand

Thomas Meier

Thomas Meier

Creative Director
dwp

John Wagner

John Wagner

Managing Director and Partner
Boston Consulting Group

AGENDA

8:30 - 9:00 AM REGISTRATION


9:00 - 9:05 AM Welcome Remarks

  • Tim Charlton, Publisher, Retail Asia

9:05 - 9:20 AM Opening Session 


9:20 - 9:40 AM Keynote Speaker 

  • John Wagner, Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group

9:40 - 10:00AM CEO Fireside chat


10:00 - 10:30 AM Panel Session 1: Consumer Insights and Market Research: Driving decisions with data

Panelists:

  • Wilasinee Parnurat, Country Manager/Managing Director, Bata Thailand

10:30 - 11:00 AM COFFEE BREAK


11:00 - 11:20 AM Speaker 4


11:20- 11:40 AM Speaker 5


11:40 - 12:00 PM Speaker 6


12:00 - 12:30 PM Panel Session 2: Tourist-Centric Retail: Adapting to the returning flow of international shoppers.

Moderator:

  • Mehdi Jaouadi, Partner, YCP Solidiance, Co-CEO, YCP Interactive

12:30 - 2:00 PM MIDDAY BREAK


2:00 - 2:20 PM Speaker 7

  • Chortip Varutbangkul, Head of Consumer & Retail, KPMG Thailand

2:20 - 2:40 PM Speaker 8

  • George Hartel, CCO, Supara Group

2:40 - 3:00 PM Speaker 9

  • Thomas Meier, Creative Director, dwp

3:00 - 3:30 PM COFFEE BREAK


3:30 - 3:50 PM Speaker 10

  • Shin Thant Aung, Director, YCP Solidiance

3:50 - 4:10 PM Speaker 11


4:10 - 4:40 PM Panel Session 3: Retail Workforce Development: Training for a digital future.


5:00 PM END OF PROGRAM

For inquiries, reach us at

For more details, contact:

Retail Asia Events Team

+65 31581386

[email protected]

SPEAKERS

Wilasinee Parnurat

Wilasinee Parnurat

Country Manager/Managing Director
Bata Thailand

Mehdi Jaouadi

Mehdi Jaouadi

Partner
YCP Solidiance, 
Co-CEO
YCP Interactive

Shin Thant Aung

Shin Thant Aung

Director
YCP Solidiance 

George Hartel

George Hartel

CCO 
Supara Group

Chortip Varutbangkul

Chortip Varutbangkul

Head of Consumer & Retail
KPMG Thailand

Thomas Meier

Thomas Meier

Creative Director
dwp

John Wagner

John Wagner

Managing Director and Partner
Boston Consulting Group