EVENT PROGRAM

FUTURE - PROOFING RETAIL

10-11 August 2017 | SMX Convention Center Pasay City

Speakers and topics are subject to change

TENTATIVE PROGRAM as of July 29, 2017

(*) for confirmation

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
(1 hr)

REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
(30 min)

Invocation and National Anthem

Welcome Remarks by

NRCE Overview by

ATTY. PAUL A. SANTOS
PRA President
President, Picture City

MR. LORENZO C. FORMOSO
NRCE 2017 Overall Chairman
PRA Chairman

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
(45 min)

Keynote Speaker

MR. IRWIN LEE
CEO
Rustan Supercenters Inc.

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
(45 min)

Keynote Speaker

SEN. JUAN EDGARDO “SONNY” ANGARA
Chair of the Philippine Senate
Ways and Means Committee

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
(30 min)

Plenary 1: Sponsor Session

PLDT Enterprise

MR. VIC TRIA
Vice President and Head
PLDT Alpha

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
(45 min)

Stores Asia Expo
Official Opening and Ribbon Cutting



12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
(1.15 hr)

Networking Lunch
Expo Visit



1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
(45 min)

Plenary 2:

Session Sponsored by WGSN
"Retail Trends: What's New? What's in? What's hot?"

MS. ERICA NG
Senior Editor
WGSN Insight Asia Pacific (Hongkong)

2:15 - 3:00 PM
(45 min)

Plenary 3:

“Meeting Millennials where they shop: Shaping the Future of Shopping Malls”

MR. ANDERS BARLUND*
Partner, Philippines
Mckinsey & Company (Philippines)

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SUPERMARKET TRACK

3:00 – 3:45 pm
(45 min)

PM BREAK / EXPO VISIT

3:00 – 3:10 pm
(10 min)

Welcoming Remarks

Supermarket Track Overview

ATTY. PAUL A. SANTOS
President
Philippine Retailers Association (PRA)
MR. STEVE CUA
President
PAGASA

3:45 – 4:30 pm
(45 min)

Plenary 4:

“Branding by Design: Branding the Customer Journey”

MR. CHRIS DINGCONG
Managing Director
Springtime Design Limited (Hongkong)

3:10 – 3:40 pm
(30 min)

Breakout Session 1:

“The DTI and Retailers: One in Serving Consumers”

USEC. TEODORO PASCUA
Consumer Protection Group
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
(1 hr)

Plenary 5:Panel Discussion

"The NEW Generation of Retailers: Making your niche in a diverse market."

Panelists:
1. MS. SHEIRA LIM
President
Apartment 8 Clothing

2. MR. KIRK CHESTER DAMASCO
Bus. Devt Head
Worship Generation

3. MS. RISSA MANANQUIL – TRILLO*
Founder
Happy Skin

4. MR. JERALD SZE
Managing Director
Straightforward

5. MS. BEA MARQUEZ
Creative Associate
Invitation House

Moderator:
MR. RJ LEDESMA
Mercato Centrale Group

3:40 – 4:10pm
(30 min)

Session 2:

“Grocery retailing in Asia: unlocking the potential in large formats, convenience and online”

MS. SHIRLEY ZHU
Programme Director
IGD (Singapore)

4:10 – 4:40pm
(30 min)

Session 3:

“Winning at point of sale”

MR. PATRICK CUA
Executive Director
NIELSEN PHILIPPINES

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (1 hr)

Registration and Coffee

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
(30 min)

Keynote Speaker

HON. LUCY TORRES-GOMEZ
District Representative
Leyte, 4th District
House of Representatives

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
(30 min)

Plenary 6:

"Evolving the Physical Store through digital transformation"

MR. GABBY ROXAS*
Head of Marketing
Google Philippines

10:00 - 10:30 AM
(30 min)

Plenary 7:

"New Horizons: Growth Opportunities in Philippine Fashion E-Commerce and Omni-Channel Retail in 2017."

MR. PAULO CAMPOS
Co-founder and CEO
Zalora Philippines

10:30 - 11:30 AM
(30 min)

Plenary 8:

“Globe’s Retailtainment Evolution”

MR. JOE CALIRO
Senior Vice President – Creative Marketing & Multimendia Business
GLOBE

11:00 - 11:30 AM
(30 min)

Plenary 9:

Philippine Airlines

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
(1.15 hr)

NetWorking Lunch
Expo Visit

12:45 - 1:45 PM
(1 hour)

Plenary 10:Panel Discussiont

“ Food retailers as anchors for mall development”

Panelists:
1. MR. ERIC DEE*
Finance Director
Sunnies Cafe

2. MR. JUDE ONG
General Manager
Suyen Corporation

3. MR. RICHARD YAP*
Owner
Wang Fu Bistro

4. MR. LESTER PIMENTEL
President
Wang Fu Group of Companies

5. MR. STEVEN SARMENTA
Executive Vice President/GM
SaladStop! / Marks and Spencer
Stores Specialist Incorporated (SSI)

6. MR. JOHNLU KOA
Founder / CEO
The French Baker

1:50 PM - 2:20 PM
(30 min)

Plenary 11:

"The Impact of Music in the Marketplace"

MR. JAIME “JIM” PAREDES
Vice President - FILSCAP

2:20 – 3:05 PM
(45 min)

PM BREAK/EXPO VISIT

3:05 – 3:35 PM
(30 min)

Plenary 12:

“Emerging Generations: Engaging Millennials”

MS. SUSAN GRACE RIVERA*
Organization Development Advisor, Human
Capital Consultant and W.E.L.L. Coach

3:35 – 4:15 PM
(45 min)

Plenary 13:
“How do Gen Zs shop?”*

MR. GARY DE OCAMPO
Chief Executive Officer, Insights
Kantar Philippines

GRAND RAFFLE