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DISTREE APAC welcomes consumer tech distributors and retailers to annual channel event

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 3 November 2016

The fourth annual DISTREE Asia-Pacific (APAC) takes place this week in Singapore. The focused consumer tech channel event provides a unique opportunity for vendors and brands to hold pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with senior executives and buyers from the region’s top consumer tech channel partners, including retailers, e-tailers and distributors.

DISTREE APAC is supported by Silver Sponsors Leapfrog Global and Sonicgear, Event Partners GfK, IE Singapore and Tucano, plus Technical Partner HP. Content Partners at this year’s event include GfK, Quadmark and CONTEXT. Thailand’s SiS is a Distributor Partner for DISTREE APAC 2016.

DISTREE APAC takes place from the 2nd to 4th November 2016 at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel in Singapore. The event offers a compelling combination of pre-scheduled meetings, workshops, keynote speeches, awards and networking opportunities designed to create new business opportunities for all delegates.

Farouk Hemraj, Event Director for DISTREE APAC, commented: “More than 1000 one-on-one meetings have already been pre-scheduled between delegates at DISTREE APAC. Hundreds more will be arranged on-site during the next two days. We thank all delegates, exhibitors, partners, sponsors and media partners for their continued support of the event.”

During the past 12 months, DISTREE APAC has reinforced its position as a leading consumer tech channel event in the region, attracting strong support from vendors, distributors and retailers. More than 250 delegates are confirmed to attend this week’s exclusive event.

Hemraj continued: “The breadth and depth of brands attending DISTREE APAC is testament to the strength of the DISTREE model. From well-established multinationals through to new brands taking their first steps in APAC, our clear focus on audience quality and relevance ensure business benefits and a clear return on investment (ROI) for all exhibitors.”

All confirmed delegates attending DISTREE APAC can register for breakout sessions through their event web account. These sessions are then added to their personal agenda, in addition to one-on-one meetings they have arranged with exhibitors. DISTREE Events powerful event platform allows delegates to create a personalised agenda tailored to their precise business needs, ensuring they get maximum return on the time invested in attending DISTREE APAC 2016.

The DISTREE APAC conference programme includes keynote speeches from GfK, Quadmark and Zebra, plus a presentation from French smart tech retail sensation Lick, providing an international perspective on new retail models. A series of breakout sessions and workshops provide delegates with the chance to explore topical issues impacting the consumer tech channel including omnichannel strategies, consumer interaction, market trends and new product categories.

The popular 60 Seconds to Convince Awards will see exhibitors deliver a one-minute pitch for their latest products, with channel delegates selecting the winners through live electronic voting.


Channel APAC is an official Media Partner for regional technology and consumer electronics retail channel event DISTREE APAC taking place November 2-4th in Singapore. Vendors, distributors and retailers requiring more information about DISTREE APAC 2016 should contact quoting code DAP16.

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