From cutting-edge technology to new business models, Singapore is set to become a global leader in retail innovation. Are you ready to learn about the future of retail in Singapore? This program will revolutionize your view on the retail industry.
Innovation in The Future of Retail:
An Insight to the Future of the Retail Industry
The retail industry in Singapore has seen tremendous growth in recent years. With the global retail industry expected to be worth USD $28 trillion by 2019, and the local Retail Trade industry accounting for 1.4% of Singapore's total GDP in 2016, the retail industry (physical and online) has been identified as a key industry for growth in Singapore.
The industry has undergone many changes in recent years, including the need for existing retailers to reconsider how to connect with customers and the establishment of new e-commerce businesses by aspiring entrepreneurs.
Discover how the retail industry is igniting retail innovation in Singapore and across Asia Pacific, with a focus on key areas such as research, insights, talent, and community.
This program seeks to provide an all-inclusive understanding of the development in the Retail sector in Singapore. Join us as we explore Singapore's retail ecosystem – get up close with leading experts and be part of the exciting journey.
This program is suitable for students and professionals interested in this field and all participants visiting MICE events related to the Retail Industry.
(Note that final agenda, list of participating companies and activities is subject to change and will be determined for each individual program.)
PART ONE [2.0 HOURS]
THE STARTUP ECOSYSTEM.
09:00 am - 10:30 am
one-north Guided Tour
Conceptualised since 2001, one-north is fast becoming the region's leading hotspot for research, innovation and test-bedding. Learn about its development and how the concept of "work-live-play-learn" is fully integrated into its eight functional precincts! As a bonus, enjoy a 360 degree panoramic view of one-north from its highest point and appreciate the strategic location of this business park.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Meet with an Ecosystem Builder
Learn about an incubator whose mission is to empower and inspire all fashion brands. Discover their structured program that identifies and grooms early-stage startups in the Fashion and Lifestyle sector, as well as business and commercialisation strategies via knowledge transfer from industry mentors and a series of design thinking workshops, all while providing easily accessible resources, meaningful networks, sustainability-focused innovations, and forward-thinking perspectives to bridge the gap between Fashion, Technology, and Sustainability.
Textile and Fashion
The Bridge Fashion Innovator Singapore
PART TWO [1.5 HOURS]
DISCOVER INNOVATION IN RETAIL
11:30 am - 01:00 pm
Visit to Innovation Centre
Visit an integrated retail and incubation space aimed at grooming and profiling new and emerging lifestyle and fashion designers, and prepare to take them overseas. With the support of the government and academia, the establishment of an ecosystem of retailers, retail experts, knowledge partners, talent, and students aims to empower and enable brick-and-mortar and online retailers to address key retail industry challenges for their businesses.
SMU Retail Centre
PART THREE [1.0 HOURS]
DISCOVER UNIQUE F&B CONCEPTS
01:30 pm - 02:30 pm
Choose from a variety of dining options, depending on your dietary requirements, preferences and budget. Whether you're looking for an educational yet delicious lunch at one of Singapore's most unique F&B concepts, or just a standard meal or catering option, there is something for everyone.
The Social Kitchen
PART FOUR [1.5 HOURS]
GET TO KNOW INDUSTRY PLAYERS.
03:00 pm - 04:30 pm
In recent years, Singapore fashion consumers have shifted toward making conscious lifestyle choices by choosing brands and services that align with green values. As a result, as consumers become more aware of the products they buy, more brands in Singapore are putting sustainability at the forefront of their manufacturing and sourcing practices. Meet with one of Singapore's largest homegrown fashion brands, driving a thoughtful, innovative, and sustainable approach to creating the right experiences, products, community, and content for consumers worldwide.
VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY
English-speaking local guide
JTC LaunchPad tour
Others not listed under inclusions
Gain rare insights into Singapore's startup ecosystem.
Discover an ecosystem builder’s structured program that identifies and grooms early-stage startups in the Fashion and Lifestyle sector.
Visit an integrated retail and incubation space aimed at grooming and profiling new and emerging lifestyle and fashion designers, and prepare to take them overseas.
Meet with one of Singapore's largest homegrown fashion brands, driving a thoughtful, innovative, and sustainable approach to creating the right experiences and products.
Know Before You Book
You will need a minimum group size of 20 people to book this tour.
- From S$3,800 per program (max 40 pax)
- We recommend at least 4 weeks advance booking for this program.
Full details of the program will be communicated upon being in touch with us. We’ll be able to customise this program based on varying group size, start time and preferences. To officially request a enquiry or customisation of your program, please contact us.