The meeting point for leading retailers
As one of the top highlights in the supporting program and the most valuable knowledge platform, C-star 2017 Retail Forum featured the theme "China's retail revolution: the new retail concept and future solutions". The events took place concurrently during April 26 to 28 in Hall N5 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center.
The forum invited Chinese and international guest speakers made up of retail experts, industry suppliers or representatives of government, associations and research/educational institutes. The prestigious forum participants discussed methods to introduce the latest retail concepts from overseas markets into China amidst a changing environment how China can better and innovatively incorporate e-commerce into the retail landscape. Forum attendees were Mr. Chatrchai Tuongratanaphan, Chairman of Thailand Retailers Association; Mr. Seol Do Wonl, Vice Chairman of the Chain Store Association of South Korea; Mr. Michael Gerling, Managing Director of EHI Retail Institute; Mr. Kirchmair, Chairman of the Austrian Umdasch Group; Mr. Simon Stacey, Executive Creative Director, South East and North Asia, FITCH; Mr. Victor Guo, President of the China Shopping Center Development Association of Mall China; Ms. Wu Yanni, COO of Penguin; Mr. Hubert de Malherbe, President Designer of Malherbe Design; Mr. Wang Wei, Strategic Advisor of Australia Azurium; Mr. Jacky Tan, Commercial General Manager of Zhonggen Group; Mr. Wang Yueqing, Business Development and Governmental Affairs Director of K11; Mr. Wei Jianping, General Manager of Shanghai Joy City and Changfeng Joy City; Mr. Shen Wei, General Manager of Hema Xiansheng; Mr. Li Xiaopeng, Founder of Chic Bus; Mr. Chen Sen, Business Unit General Manager of Ikali Dreamland; Mr. Wang Zhigang, CEO of VIMIU; Mr. Su Jie, Executive Vice President; Mr. Zhou Yong, Professor of Shanghai Business School; Enrico Manca, Senior Designer of Interstore of Schweitzer Logistics Co., Interstore; Mr. Jean Christophe Solus, Solution Manager of SES - imagotag; Mr. Zhang Sheng, Vice President of Lawson China; Mr. Ulrich Spaan, Vice President of EHI Retail Institute as well as Mr. Joao Barbosa, Partner of Shopworks Ltd.
The C-star 2018 Retail Forum program will be announced soon.