Organized by Coex and Retail & Franchise Asia, VIETNAM RETAIL & FRANCHISE CONFERENCE provides practical knowledge and experiences to explore retailtech and franchise market.  Attendants will also have the opportunity to learn from industry experts.


Date: 1-3/11/2018

Time: 10:00 – 17:00

PlaceSECC – Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center

799 Nguyen Van Linh, Dist 7, Ho Chi Minh City

Conference Agenda:

DAY 1 – RETAILING – November 1, 2018

​10:00: What’s Next in Retailing?

Speaker: Hanh Nguyen – Senior Manager, TNS Vietnam

11:00: Retailing in Vietnam: Opportunities or Challenges?

Panelists: iBasic, Tealive, Eckart Dutz

Moderator: Tien Dung Nguyen

13:00: Omni-channel Retailing: What Retailers Need to Know

Speaker: Lam Ho Huynh – CEO, Haravan Vietnam

14:00: Retail Leasing in Vietnam – Future Outlook 

Speaker: CEO, Saville Vietnam

15:00: Panel Discussion: Trending in Retail Design

Moderator: Tien Dung Nguyen

DAY 2 – FRANCHISING – November 2, 2018

10:15: Industry Keynote Address

           What’s Next in Franchising?

Speaker: Phi Van Nguyen – Founder, Retail & Franchise Asia

11:00: The Rise of Regional Franchise Brands

Panelists: Franchise Association Reps of Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea

Moderator: Phi Van Nguyen – Founder, Retail & Franchise Asia

13:00: Investor Talk – Featuring 4 potential franchise models for Vietnam





14:30: Franchise Chain Operations: Do’s and Don’ts

Speaker: Utkrisht Sahai, CEO – International, Z! Cafe International

15:30: Franchise Model Trending: What’s New Out There?

Speaker: Troy Franklin, COO – World Franchise Associates

DAY 3 – RETAIL INNOVATION – November 3, 2018

10:00: What’s Next in Retail Technology?

Speaker: Microsoft Vietnam

11:00: Open Innovation: The Way Forward

Speaker: CEO, Nestle (backup: Shinhan Group)

13:00: Innovation As A Mindset

Speaker: Chris Elkin, Founder & CEO – Doodle Brands

14:00: Retail Automation: When, How, & What?

Speaker: Deloitte Consulting

15:00: Retail Digital Innovation

Speaker: Hoang Linh Le – Business Development Director, Samsung Vietnam

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