Calendar 2017

    Calendar of Events

April 4 – 6

World Retail Congress 2017
Building on last year’s focus on the consumer, this year’s theme is ‘Re-imagining the customer experience’ 
Dubai, UAE

April 12 – 13

Cibus Connect 2017
Conferences, workshops and an expo that aim to boost the international development of ‘Made in Italy’ Food. 
Parma Exhibition Centre, Parma, Italy Fiere di Parma

April 12 – 14

Wine & Gourmet Japan 2017
Japan’s International trade fair for the wine, beer, spirits, gourmet food and foodservice’s market.
Tokyo Big Sight, Japan

April 12 – 14 

The show features IoT, cloud, big data, robots, drones and video analytics, in addition to the on-site demonstration of intelligent vertical solutions such as transportation, retail, building, industrial factory and home.
Taipei World Trade Centre, Nanyang Exhibition hall, Taipei, Taiwan

April 19 – 20

Seamless Asia
A summit and exhibition that brings together the converging worlds of e-commerce, retail and payments.
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

April 19 – 23

Bangkok International Gift Fair & Bangkok International Houseware Fair (BIG+BIH)
One of ASEAN’s leading international trade fairs for trendy gifts and lifestyle products.
Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangkok, Thailand. Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Thailand

April 25 – 27

CBME South East Asia
The only B2B exhibition in south-east Asia for children, baby and maternity related industry professionals.
Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore. UBM Exhibition Singapore

April 26 – 28

C-star 2017
Shanghai’s international trade fair for retail solutions and trends.
Shanghai New International Expo Centre Shanghai, China.

Messe Dusseldorf (Shanghai)

April 27 – 29

Asia Cold Chain Show
International exhibition and conference on the cold logistics industry in ASEAN.
Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.

Manch Communications

May 10 – 11

Seamless Australia 2017
The key meeting place in Australia for the world of commerce, Seamless has three separate conference agendas covering the world of payments, e-commerce and retail.
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia.

Association and Communications Events

May 10 – 12

Big Data Management Expo (Big Data Spring)
Exhibition showcasing big data solutions and services for sales, marketing and corporate management.
Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan.

Reed Exhibitions Japan DWH/About/

May 17 – 19

SIAL China
Asia’s largest food innovation exhibition.
Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).


May 18 – 20

BuildTech Yangon 2017
Myanmar’s leading trade exhibition with a focus on infrastructure  residential and commercial buildings, transportation, manufacturing and trading.
Myanmar Convention Centre, Yangon, Myanmar.

Sphere Exhibits and Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association

May 23 – 25

Sweets & Snacks Expo
With more than four acres of product innovation, the Sweets & Snacks Expo provides exclusive access to candy and snack retailers from across the world.
McCormick Place, Chicago, USA.

National Confectioners Association (NCA)

May 31 – June 4

THAIFEX – World of Food Asia
International trade exhibition for F&B, food technology, retail and franchise in Asia.
IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.


June 1 – 3

Vietnam International Franchise & Retail Exhibition
The “one and only” retail & franchise trade show in Vietnam,  featuring 40,000 trade buyers from Vietnam and beyond.
Saigon  Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC), Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam



June 06 – 08

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Asia Pacific Summit
A signature real estate event that attracts more than 500 decision makers from across Asia-Pacific and beyond.

The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore

Urban Land Institute

June 13 – 15

Retail Asia Expo
An annual trade show and conference that caters to retailers in Asia-Pacific.
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong.

Diversified Communications Hong Kong


June 21 – 23

2017 Global Starch Industry Conference
The conference will focus on the latest applications of starch and bio-based materials.
Shanghai New International Expo Centre, China.

China Starch Industry Association, Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition

June 30

Retail Revolution Seminar
The 2nd edition of Retail Revolution Seminar will focus on how retailers can transform their operations to deliver what matters most to consumers – Value, Convenience & Seamless Shopping
Four Points by Sheraton.

NYCU Media


July 12 – 14

Singapore Gift Show 2017
Singapore’s dedicated gifts trade event showcasing top gifts, premiums, lifestyle products and services from around the region and beyond.
Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore.

TTG Events

July 13 – 16

ASEAN Retail
ASEAN Retail showcases the latest technologies, systems and products to aid the retail industry with three focus areas – Retail Technology, Retail Design & In-Store Marketing and Internet Retailing.
Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangkok, Thailand.

Diversified Communications (Thailand)

July 18 – 20

Specialty & Fine Food Asia 2017
The UK’s leading trade showcase, Speciality & Fine Food Fair, has come to Asia.
Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore

Montgomery Asia and Fresh Montgomery

July 18 – 20

Restaurant, Pub and Bar Asia 2017
RPB Asia 2017 is South-east Asia’s first dedicated trade show for the restaurant, pub and bar industry.

Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore

Montgomery Asia and Fresh Montgomery


July 18 – 20

China Licensing Expo 2017
Licensing Expo China aims to be the gateway to China and the region’s licensing business.

National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC), Shanghai China

UBM China (Hangzhou)

July 19 – 21

CBME China
The world’s largest sourcing event for children, baby and maternity products and services.
National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC), Shanghai, China UBM Shanghai


July 19 – 23

Franchise Asia Philippines
Asia’s biggest 4-in-1 franchise event.
SMX Convention Center, Manila, the Philippines Philippine Franchise Association

July 20 – 21

Facilities Management Solutions Expo 2017
The leading regional smart facilities management exhibition.

Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore

Sphere Exhibits


July 26 – 28

Security Exhibition & Conference
Connecting a community of leaders, bringing the most innovative solutions to the Australian market and driving the future direction of the security industry. .

International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney, Darling Harbour, Australia

Diversified Communications Australia

August 9 – 11

Malaysian International Food & Beverage Trade Fair
As Malaysia’s leading F&B trade event, MIFB is a platform for businesses from the industry to showcase their products and services at an international level.

Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sphere Exhibits Malaysia


August 10 – 11

NRCE – 24th National Retail Conference
NRCE, the biggest event in the Philippine retail industry, draws more than 800 retailers owners, top-level retail executives, and industry suppliers.

SMX Convention Center, Pasay, The Philippines

Philippines Retailers Association


August 14 – 17

eTail East 2017
Where the top minds at America’s most successful retailers meet and learn.

The Sheraton, Boston, USA

Worldwide Business Research

August 16 – 18

An exhibition on logistics service providers, technologies and solutions across ASEAN+6.

Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangkok, Thailand

The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Thailand and Reed Tradex


August 17 – 19

Myanmar Retail Sourcing Expo
The three-dayy retail exhibition will be a platform for sourcing international products, technologies and solutions for retail businesses.

Tatmadaw Exhibition Hall, Yangon, Myanmar


August 17 – 21

HKTDC Food Expo
Serving a wide variety of quality food products from all over the world.

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Trade Development Council


August 28 – 29

Global Payment Summit 2017
A leading forum where key thought leaders, experts and practitioners in the payment and transaction arena meet and discuss the innovation agenda.

Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort $ Spa, Singapore



September 6 – 7

Seamless Vietnam
The key meeting place for the brave new world of commerce.

InterContinental Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Terapinn


September 6 – 8

IFSEC South-East Asia
A leading security, fire and safety event in South-East Asia.

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

UBM Asia


September 14 – 16

RetailEX Asean
A trade exhibition focusing on retail trends and solutions in ASEAN co-located with Internet Retailing Expo ASEAN.

IMPACT Exhibition & Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand

Thai Retailers Association, IMPACT Exhibition Management, and Clarion Events

Last mile F Korea

September 14 – 16

Last Mile Fulfilment Korea
The second edition of the show is themed “Perfecting Omni-channel Fulfilment” and will bring together retailers, e-commerce companies and the fulfilment industry.

Korea International Exhibition Centre (KINTEX)
Gyeonggi Province, South Korea

SingEx Exhibitions and Korea International Exhibition & Convention Centre (KINTEX)

Digital Identity

September 18 – 20

Digital Identity Summit 2017
The summit brings together risk and fraud professionals across the globe to discuss digital businesses leveraging trusted digital identities.

The Westin St Francis, San Francisco, USA


IHS Group

September 21

International Halal Cosmetics Symposium
The symposium will explore market trends growth, as well as how to maintain the integrity associated with halal cosmetics.

The Savoy, London, UK

International Halal Symposium Group

IHS Group

September 22

International Halal Flavour & Fragrances Symposium
The event will explore consumer demand for ethical and natural products, especially in developed economies with large numbers of Muslim millennials.

The Savoy, London, UK

International Halal Symposium Group

Denim Jeans India

September 25 – 26

Denimsandjeans India
The first edition of Denimsandjeans India is themed FLEXX MENN and will bring a renewed focus on men’s jeans – the largest segment of the denim market.

Hotel Lalit, Bangalore, India

September 25 – 27
An annual e-commerce conference for digital retail thinkers and doers featuring futuristic tech solutions.

LA Convention Center, LA, USA

National Retail Federation


September 28 – 30

eCommerce Expo Asia 2017
This year’s show will focus on seven themes: Cross-Broder and E-Tailing; Social Media & Digital Marketing; Mobile Commerce; FinTech; Logistics; Big Data; and Startups.

Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), Taipei, Taiwan

Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)


October 01 – 06

TFWA World Exhibition & Conference
This year’s TFWA World Exhibition & Conference will feature its first-ever showcase for digital technology.

Cannes, France

Tax Free World Association World (TFWA)


October 04

The Future of E-Commerce Delivery
The e-commerce conference will explore how partnerships with logistics operators and greater collaboration across the value chain can help to safeguard success.

Hilton Tower Bridge, London, UK

Marketforce Business Media


October 04-05

Denimsandjeans Bangladesh
Denimsandjeans Bangladesh provides a platform for the global denim community to come together to share knowledge and interact.

Hotel Radisson, Dhaka, Bangladesh


October 07 – 11

Anuga 2017
A five-day food fair with a global market offer of food and beverages.

Cologne, Germany


Shoptalk Europe

October 9 – 11

ShopTalk Europe
ShopTalk Europe covers the evolution of how consumers discover, shop and buy in an age of digital disruption.

The Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark


Retail Congress

October 10 – 11

Retail Congress Asia-Pacific
Retail Congress Asia-Pacific, part of the World Retail Congress series, features the theme ‘Reshaping Retail in Asia-Pacific: Survive and Prosper’this year.

Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong

Ascential Events Limited


October 10 – 11

IGD Online & Digital Summit 2017
Bringing together hundreds of leading digital professionals from the food, grocery and consumer goods industries globally.

London Lancaster Hotel, London UK


e2e commerce

October 10 – 11

e2eCommerce Indonesia
Now in its second year, the theme of the conference and exhibition will be “Build, Grow, Fulfil – Indonesia’s eCommerce Future”.

Balai Kartini, Jakarta, Indonesia

Omni eComm Expo

london brand licensing

October 10 – 12

Brand Licensing Europe
TA pan-European event dedicated to licensing and brand extension, brining together more than 300 leading brand owners with more than 7,500 retailers, licensees and manufacturers.

Olympia, London, UK



October 12 – 14

Franchising & Licensing Asia (FLAsia)
The international event for entrepreneurship, business opportunities and intellectual property rights in Asia.

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

BizLink Exhibition Services

China Yiwu

October 21 – 25

China Yiwu International Commodities Fair (Yiwu Fair)
China Yiwu International Commodities Fair is one of the largest export-oriented commodities fair in China.

Yiwu International Expo Center, Zhejiang, China

Zhejiang Provincial Department of Commerce and Yiwu Municipal People’s Government


October 25 – 26

Millennial 20/20 Asia Summit
The summit looks into the future of next-gen commerce from the perspective of a digitally savvy consumer.

ArtScience Museum, Singapore

Millennial 20/20


October 25 – 27

APRCE 2017
The Asia-Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibition (APRCE) is the longest-running biennial regional retail conference in the region.

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Federation of Asia-Pacific Retailers Association

Food Japan

October 26 – 28

Food Japan 2017
ASEAN’s largest dedicated showcase on Japanese F&B, with an array of authentic Japanese ingredients and food, culinary techniques and equipment, as well as demonstrations and classes.

Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

OJ Events


October 30 – November 01

LEAD 2017
LEAD explore the four key pillars of marketing success – Loyalty, Experience, Analytics and Digital.

Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore



October 31 – November 03

CeMAT Asia
An international exhibition for material handling, automation, transport and logistics technologies in Asia.

Shanghai New International Expo Center, Shanghai, China

Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai


November 02-04

The exhibition features retail equipment, cold chain logistics, IT products, commercial design and retail/commodity.

Chongqing International Exhibition Center, Chongqing, China

China Chain Store & Franchise Association (CCFA)


November 09

IGD Supply Chain Summit 2017
Retailers and suppliers will showcase their successes and reflect on what can be improved at the summit, along interactive sessions that focus on strategies for stronger supply chains.

Hilton Bankside, London, UK


Singapore Fintech Festival

November 13 – 17

Singapore FinTech Festival
Bringing together the global financial community in a week-long celebration of FinTech.

Singapore EXPO Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

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