Media Download > Press Releases

Press Releases

For media enquiries or information about IMPACT, please contact our corporate communications department at
Tel: +66 (0) 2833 5073 to 5078 or Email us at

RetailEX ASEAN 2017 Official Industry Forum targets retailers in the new digital age

Published : 2017-03-08

Bangkok, Thailand, 28 February 2017 – Thai Retailers Association, IMPACT Exhibition Management and Clarion Events Pte Ltd (Asia) proudly presents RetailEX ASEAN 2017 Official Industry Forum with a focus on “The Changing Face of Retailing in The New Digital Age”. The forum aims to bring together keys players from the retail industry to share knowledge and experience for all attendees to be ready for the changing of consumer trends in this digital era.

The highlight of the forum were the four short seminar sessions lead by leading retail professionals. Richard Ireland, Managing Director, Asia, Clarion Events Pte Ltd; Dr. Chatchai Tuangrattanapan, Director, Thai Retailers' Association; Preedara Lambasara, Visual Merchandising Director, DVM Co., Ltd; and Wanipa Sukpoonpholjaroen, Purchasing Strategy, Managing Partner and group COO, Creamative Co., Ltd., covered topics including “The State of Thailand Retail Industry and Upcoming Trends In 2017”; “Internet Retailing: Engage, Grow and Transform Your Retail Business in the New Digital Landscape”; “New Trends of Store Design & Visual Merchandising”; and “New Technical Procurement with Innovative Method” The industry forum explored new business models and new products or services delivery formats, and new customer relationship models.


Mr. Loy Joon How, General Manager of IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd., said, “We organized this industry forum as a platform for key players in the retail industry to share their experience and solutions. This forum is also a prelude to what to expect from the RetailEX ASEAN 2017, which will be co-located with Internet Retailing Expo ASEAN. Together, this will be the international trade exhibition and conference for Thai businesses to gain a foothold with international entrepreneurs.”

“As ASEAN gears towards integration into the economic community, Thailand's retail market has attracted a wide variety of local and international retailers. The GDP of Thailand's retail sector continues to expand rapidly in the next 5 – 10 years. To fulfil the market demand, Clarion Events, IMPACT, and Thai Retailers Association collaborate to organize the 3rd edition of RetailEX ASEAN 2017, co-located with Internet Retailing Expo ASEAN, which will serve as a gateway to the heart of ASEAN. It's the perfect opportunity for retailers looking for business partners and networking.” stated Richard Ireland.

RetailEX ASEAN 2017, co-located with Internet Retailing Expo ASEAN, an annual international trade exhibition and conference that showcases the largest retail in-store equipment and solutions in Southeast Asia to present one-stop solutions for retail shop fitting, retail technology, and internet retailing from 300 leading brands. The event will take place from 14-16 September 2017 at Hall 4, IMPACT Exhibition Center.

For more show information and details,
please visit our official website: