APEC O2O SME Forum II: SMEs, Tech Startups, Young Entrepreneurs

Date & Time

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM EDT

Location

Westin Lima Hotel

Calle Las Begonias 450
Lima

Join Chinese Taipei, in collaboration with Peru and the Philippines, for a forum to capitalize on the growing importance of the digital economy and the potential of an online-to-offline (O2O) business model for SMEs in the APEC region. Fourteen promising startups from 10 APEC economies will present their business strategies through O2O innovation to participants including APEC officials and business leaders from companies such as Google and Walmart. One standout startup will be awarded a trip to the next APEC O2O event to develop more cross-border business opportunities and keep shaping the future of O2O methodologies.

Agenda

9:30 – 10:00 am Opening Remarks

10:00 am – 11:00 am Session I: O2O Business: Opportunities and Challenges of Modernizing SMEs to Go Global

11:00 – 11:10 am Tea break

11:10 – 12:10 pm Session II: Unleash the Potential of O2O for A Better People-to-People Connectivity

12:10 – 1:30 pm Lunch break

1:30 – 3:30 pm APEC O2O Board Meeting: SME/Tech Startup Presentation

3:30 – 3:40 pm Tea break

3:40 – 5:30 pm APEC O2O Board Meeting con’t

5:30 pm Networking Reception