Have you ever purchased a product or service online? How was it? Filipinos are starting to build their confidence with internet buying and selling. Perhaps this is the reason why brands and businesses are seriously looking at the opportunities that e-commerce offers to achieve national, regional and even global sales.
Running for 2 days (September 2 to 3, 2015) at the SMX Convention Center in Manila and bringing together 1000+ attendees, 60 expert speakers and 40 international & local exhibitors, Cards & Payments Philippines and the E-Commerce Show Philippines will be the premier meeting place for the entire payments and e-commerce ecosystems from across the country to address the Philippines’ commercial future.
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Industry leaders confirmed to speak include:
Undersecretary Prudencio M. Reyes Jr., Department of Trade and Industry
Inanc Balci, CEO, Lazada Philippines
Paulo Campos, CEO, Zalora Philippines
Raymond Estioko, Deputy Director, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Orlando Vea, Co-Founder, Smart Communications
Xavier Marzan, President & CEO, G-Xchange, Inc, Globe Telecom
John Owens, Chief of Party, E-PESO
Randy Montesa, Head, Card and Electronic Banking Group, Land Bank of the Philippines
Reese Fernandez-Ruiz, President & Co-Founder, Rags2Riches
Rafael Danilo Reynante, Chief Compliance Officer, Development Bank of the Philippines
Explaining the Organizer’s, Terrapinn Pte Ltd, decision to launch the conference in Manila, Managing Director Sharon Roessen said:
“With 20 years’ experience running Cards & Payments Asia and the E-Commerce Show Asia conferences in Singapore, we are excited to announce the launch of both events in Manila. The Philippines market is going through a phenomenal period of growth, and the opportunities facing the payments and e-commerce markets are vast. We are looking forward to this event becoming a key driver of growth for both these industries.”
Undersecretary Prudencio M. Reyes Jr. from The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry had this to say about DTI’s support for the conference:
“E-commerce in the Philippines is booming, with the market expected to grow to USD 2 billion by the end of 2015. Critical to this continued growth is the sharing of best practice and access to market leading solution providers. We are therefore delighted to be supporting the E-Commerce Show Philippines. As well as delivering the opening address within the conference, we are also excited to be sharing an exclusive update on the E-Commerce 2020 Roadmap. We look forward to meeting all the key players in the Filipino e-commerce community.”
Cards & Payments Philippines 2015 will address some of the critical payment infrastructure challenges facing the market, taking a deep dive into the future of e-money, digital payments, crypto-currency, compliance and cash handling.
E-Commerce Show Philippines 2015 will bring together leading e-commerce companies, to learn from e-commerce leaders on best practice customer acquisition & retention, logistical challenges, marketplace disruption and more.
The event is supported by some of the leading solution providers in payments and e-commerce, including:
- SM Lifestyle and Entertainment who will be showcasing their revolutionary e-Plus! Tap to pay system.
- Smart e-Money who will be presenting PayMaya, the first non-bank in Asia to be awarded a Visa issuing and acquiring principal license.
- Voyager Innovation who will be featuring Takatack, the largest online ecommerce store in the Philippines, and TackThis, which provides online entrepreneurs a storefront where they can post and showcase their product inventories.
- SMK-Logomotion, Wirecard, Ziaplex and HPS, who over both days of the conference will be demonstrating their expertise and helping our attendees to drive their business forward.
About Cards & Payments Philippines and E-Commerce Show Philippines Date:
- 02 – 03 September 2015
Exhibition opening hours:
- 10am – 6pm (02 September 2015), 10am – 5pm (03 September 2015)
- SMX Convention Center, Function room 1 & 2