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Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference video

WHAT: The event brings together services providers, including manufacturers, traders and suppliers, for the latest market intelligence on regional business opportunities, as well as trends in logistics, supply chain management and maritime services.

WHEN: 23-24 November 2017

Top speakers representing the maritime and air freight sectors spoke of “signs of recovery” during the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference 2016 in Hong Kong

WHO: Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Thai Minister of Transport will be this year’s keynote speaker. Dr Victor K Fung, Chairman of the Fung Group, will be the keynote speaker at the first plenary session, chaired by Ben Bland, South China Correspondent, Financial Times. Other panel speakers include Siddique Khan, President, Kerry Globalink.

The second plenary session on “Delivering New World Order for Online Shopping” (24 November), will feature speakers including James Gagne, President, SEKO Logistics; Katsuhiko Umetsu, Director and Chairman, Yamato Global Logistics Japan Co, Ltd; and James Chang, Chief Crossborder Officer, Lazada Group.

Manufacturers and suppliers, importers/exporters, wholesalers, distributors and retailers, logistics and maritime services providers, airport and port operators are among those who should attend the event.

WHY: Discussions this year will focus on several hot topics, including the Belt and Road Initiative, e-Commerce and Smart Logistics.

An exhibition will be staged alongside the conference, featuring about 120 exhibitors, offering e-logistics solutions as well as logistics, shipping and maritime-related services.

Customised business-matching meetings between exhibitors and participants will be arranged.

WHERE: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

HOW: The registration form is available to download.

And You Can Quote Me: “The conference is very well-run and extremely professional. I really enjoyed the content and the session I participated in. More importantly, it is the opportunity to network with those who are doing business in the industry. We also have the opportunity to discuss the challenges facing the industry. This is a well-developed platform for the whole industry. I was highly impressed by the quality of the expertise in the panel." (Shaun Stevenson, Vice President, Trade Development and Public Affairs, Prince Rupert Port Authority, Canada, talking about last year’s event.)

For more information, please visit: www.asianlogisticsconference.com

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