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SMART Seminar Series: Go Global

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

$15

ABOUT THE SEMINAR

Smart Seminar Series 2023: Go Global

Our signature event, the SMART Seminar Series is finally back and in person!

With a positive outlook in global emerging markets, do you know that three in five Singapore SMEs are exploring ways to expand their businesses beyond borders? Going global helps businesses remain relevant and abreast of a competitive and evolving landscape. Find out how you can make that step (or a take a bigger step) at the SMART Seminar Series 2023.

This seminar, Go Global, serves to empower SMEs and enable them to understand, get ready and act on their regionalisation plans.

TICKET PRICING

Each ticket entitles one participant to view the exhibition and access one workshop track. The organiser appreciates the support from all participants. However due to to overwhelming interest in the event, registration is limited to a maximum of two participants from each unique entity.

*Earlybird promotion till 31 Jan 2023, 2330 HRS OR until tickets sell out.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

Determine the stage of the business lifecycle and the trajectory to venture into new markets.

Understand the various considerations of market entry and market set up in an overseas market.

Gain access to various resources that SMEs can leverage upon throughout the expansion journey.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE*

*Programme outline is accurate at the time of publication but may be subject to change

Time

Agenda

Speaker

0900

Registration & Networking

0930

Guests to be seated

1000

Seminar Commences

1010

Opening address by Chairman

Mr Abu Bakar Mohd Nor, Chairman, SME Centre @ SMCCI

1020

Keynote Speech

Sean Gerard, Director, Beauty Insider

1105

Panel Discussion

MODERATOR:


David Stepat, International Business Advisory, Dezan Shira & Associates
 


PANELISTS:


Eric Khoo, Head of Business Development, IPOS International


Samuel Cheng, Co-Founder, Simple Group


Jason Lee, Director of International Policy & Engagement, Singapore Business Federation


Lai Wei Bing, Deputy Director, Advocacy, Digitalisation & Transformation, Singapore Business Federation

1230

Lunch Break & Exhibition

1330

Workshop Breakout Tracks*:
1. Digitalisation Track
2. Finance Track
 

*Workshops will be conducted concurrently. Attendees may only select ONE workshop during registration.

DIGITALISATION TRACK:


David Stepat, International Business Advisory, Dezan Shira & Associates


Eileen Tan, Partner, IT Services, Stone Forest
 


FINANCE TRACK:


Samuel Cheng, Co-Founder, Simple Group


Stanley Kan, Partnership & Performance Directior, Seconds Media

PANEL DISCUSSION

Here are some of the topics that will be covered by the panelists during the Panel Discussion:

Market Entry

Market Set-up

Free Trade Agreement

Intellectual Property

Digitalisation

WORKSHOP TRACKS

Two workshop breakout tracks have been curated to meet the interests of SMEs. Do note that each ticket holder is only entitled to attend ONE workshop breakout track. Select your preferred breakout track at the point of registration.

Breakout Track #1: Digitalisation
Breakout Track #2: Finance

OUR SPEAKERS

Sean Gerard

Sean Gerard

Director, Beauty Insider

David Stepat

David Stepat

International Business Advisory, Dezan Shira & Associates

Eric Khoo

Eric Khoo

Head, Business Development, IPOS International

Samuel Cheng

Samuel Cheng

Co-Founder, Simple Group

Jason Lee

Jason Lee

Director, International Policy & Engagement, Singapore Business Federation

Lai Wei Bing

Lai Wei Bing

Deputy Director, Advocacy, Digitalisation & Transformation, Singapore Business Federation

Eileen Tan

Eileen Tan

Partner, IT Services, Stone Forest

Stanley Kan

Stanley Kan

Partnership & Performance Director, Seconds Media

ORGANISED BY

SUPPORTED BY

OUR PARTNERS

For more information, please contact Yiting at 6293 3822 or yiting@smecentre-smcci.sg

Details

Date:
February 23
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$15
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/smart-seminar-series-2023-go-global-tickets-467381860727

Organizer

SME Centre @SMCCI
Phone:
6293 3822
Email:
gadvisory@smecentre-smcci.sg
View Organizer Website

Venue

LifeLong Learning Institute
11 Eunos Rd 8
Singapore, 408601 Singapore
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