Chinese Taipei and Viet Nam will co-host “APEC Online-to-Offline (O2O) Forum I” on Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. The objective of this around 100 stakeholders forum is to encourage our SMEs and young next generation to apply O2O innovation in M-Commerce (e.g. Mobile based /APP commerce), Sharing Economy (e.g. Peer-to-Peer consumption for consumer commerce), Collaborative Industry (e.g. Access distributed entrepreneurial resource through online platforms) and Next Generation Innovation (e.g. Innovative technologies blending the boundary of virtual and real world).
The forum will focus on: 1) Digital Economy: Global Markets and Trends; 2) Growing SMEs Globally in the Digital Economy; 3) Mobile Commerce: The Emerging Market Connecting the Unconnected and 4) O2O Model (Best Practices): New Era of Growth and Globalization for Start-ups & SMEs.
Thank you for your participation in this forum. As SMEs represent around 98% of the companies in APEC economies and innovation is the key to facilitate SME’s high growth, empowering and networking them to be more innovative and internationalized with your support is critically important to this endeavor. We look forward to meeting you in person in the Ho Chi Minh City!