NRF and Comexposium Expand Retail’s Big Show to Asia Pacific Region

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NRF and Comexposium Expand Retail’s Big Show to Asia Pacific Region June 11-13, 2024 to be held in Singapore

The National Retail Federation (NRF) and Paris-based event organizer Comexposium announced on January 15 that Retail’s Big Show will expand to the Asia-Pacific region from 2024, attracting thousands of retailers and business partners. announced a new conference and exhibition that will bring together (prospective) companies under one roof.
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The Asia-Pacific edition of Retail’s Big Show will take place six months after NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show in New York from 11-13 June 2024 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore.
The Asia-Pacific Retail’s Big Show aims to bring together regional retail industry leaders to collaborate on an Asia-Pacific scale. This massive event brings together the Asia Pacific retail ecosystem under one roof, providing industry-leading content and a platform to attract quality audiences from across the region.
Matthew Shay, president and CEO of NRF, said, “NRF is expanding its ‘Retail’s Big Show’ in New York City, one of the fastest growing markets in the world, and the retail industry. We are proud to host the event in the Asia-Pacific region, where the possibilities are endless.”
Singapore is the perfect base for retailers, vendors and suppliers from China to Australia to share their ideas. No matter where retailers do business, they can learn from each other and stay up to date on changing industry trends and technology. With Comexposium’s extensive experience in global trade shows, NRF is poised to further expand this massive exhibition.
Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific complements Comexposium’s lineup of retail events alongside One to One Retail E-commerce, Paris Retail Week and SIEC in France, Franchise Expo in the USA, ad:tech in Japan and India, and iMedia in Australia and New Zealand to further support clients and decision-makers in the international retail industry and strengthen the Group’s position in the Asia-Pacific region.
Elaine Chia, CEO of Comexposium Asia Pacific, said, “Singapore is a vibrant gateway to Southeast Asia with good access, attracting many visitors from traders and retailers from various countries and regions. Held in New York. Similar to NRF’s Big Show, Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific will offer a premier program featuring the latest industry innovations and insights, supported by the Singapore Tourism Board, NRF’s retail expertise, And with Comexposium’s strong network with the international retail industry, Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific is expected to grow into one of Asia’s leading trade shows.” Southeast Asia has a population of over 655 million people, a consumer market size of $3 trillion, and an average gross domestic product growth rate of around 5% among member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
The region is expected to become the fourth largest market in the world by 2050 due to rapid growth in disposable income and advances in digitalization. Retail sales across Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand are projected to reach $1.54 trillion in 2022 and reach $1.77 trillion in 2025.
Not only is Singapore located in the heart of the Asia-Pacific region, but it has also established itself as a business hub for many years, making it the perfect setting to host the first Retail’s Big Show in the region.
Poh Chi Chuan, Executive Director of Exhibitions and Conferences, Singapore Tourism Board (STB) said: “Located at the crossroads of East-West trade and a gateway to Asia’s emerging markets, Singapore’s unique location has made it a prime destination for international business events. We also have the perfect environment to grow in the region.STB is proud to help Retail debut at Big Show Asia Pacific.We look forward to welcoming international retailers to Singapore in 2024. I have.”
Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific complements the annual NRF Retail’s Big Show held in January at the Javits Center in New York.
About NRF
The world’s largest retail trade association, the National Retail Federation (NRF), is dedicated to supporting the people, brands, policies and ideas that make retail successful. From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., NRF serves the industries that drive the economy. Retail is the largest private employer in the United States, contributing $3.9 trillion to annual GDP and supporting one in four American jobs, or 52 million workers.
For more than a century, NRF has represented all retailers and the retail industry by educating, promoting and communicating the powerful impact retail has on local communities and the global economy.
About Comexposium
Comexposium Group is the world’s leading event organizer, creating events that bring communities together to discover and explore businesses, passions and interests. Comexposium hosts over 150 professional and public events across 10+ disciplines. It connects 48,000 exhibitors and 3.5 million visitors 24/7.
Market-leading brands such as Paris Retail Week, Siec, Equipmag and One to One events in France, Franchise shows in the US and ad:tech and iMedia in the Asia Pacific region enter the retail space.
In addition to events, Comexposium creates experiences and individual encounters that allow the community to interact throughout the year with an effective and targeted omnichannel approach.
About Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific
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As Asia Pacific’s premier retail industry event, it will take place from 11-13 June 2024 in Singapore. The Asia-Pacific edition will bring together the leaders of the Asia-Pacific retail industry to
collaborate on the Pan-Asia-Pacific stage. Held in one of the fastest growing markets in the world, Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific offers a wealth of inspiration from the leaders of the region’s retail industry. Retailers from around the world will attend the three-day event with educational programs, a comprehensive exhibition showcasing the latest retail solutions, and an Innovation Lab showcasing breakthrough technologies in the Asia-Pacific retail industry. You can experience Startup Zone.
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