Navigating the Global Marketplace

sponsored by Alibaba.com

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Product sourcing in today’s competitive marketplace requires businesses to think globally. This track will provide valuable insights and tips for bringing an idea to life, while learning best practices in international trade from leading experts, experienced entrepreneurs and international suppliers.


Top Three Topics:
  • How entrepreneurs are taking advantage of big data and technology in international trade
  • The do’s and don’ts of product sourcing from actual buyers and sellers
  • Understanding Alibaba.com and its products and services

1-1:30 PM January 9

LVCC, South Plaza, 62000

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Thanks to today’s technology, taking a product idea to market has never been easier. This session will look at the current state of global trade while focusing on trends and insights when into comes to global sourcing with a key focus on the consumer technology industry.

Speaker
Kuo Zhang
General Manager,
Alibaba.com

1:30-2 PM January 9

LVCC, South Plaza, 62000

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A complete demonstration on how to help SMEs leverage big data in making the most effective sourcing decisions, while our mobile app helps make their experience truly personal.

Speaker
John Kaplan
Founder & CEO,
OpenSky

2-3 PM January 9

LVCC, South Plaza, 62000

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The Latest from Alibaba.com and how its users are leveraging the leading online sourcing platform to help build their business. Listen as Alibaba.com buyers share their success stories and journeys of starting a business, finding manufacturers and selling their products.

Speaker
Michael Sorrentino
Founder & CEO,
EyePatch Case

Speaker
Abingdon Welch
Founder & CEO,
Abingdon Watch Co.

1-1:30 PM January 10

LVCC, South Plaza, 62000

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Thanks to today’s technology, taking a product idea to market has never been easier. This session will look at the current state of global trade while focusing on trends and insights when into comes to global sourcing with a key focus on the consumer technology industry.

Speaker
Sara Ma
Global Marketing Director,
Alibaba.com

1:30-2 PM January 10

LVCC, South Plaza, 62000

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Alibaba SME Solution features and case sharing.

Speaker
Douglas Wang
Director of Global User Experience,
Alibaba.com

2-2:30 PM January 10

LVCC, South Plaza, 62000

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As an end to end solution, Alibaba.com enables today's SMEs to connect with global suppliers.  This session will focus on how Alibaba.com puts the sourcing power in your hands by providing big data and insights to help business buyers handle all aspects of global trade without ever having to travel abroad.

Speaker
Sunny Chhabra
Marketing Manager,
Alibaba.com

2:30-3 PM January 10

LVCC, South Plaza, 62000

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What does it take to source products in the global marketplace? Find out from an international supplier’s point of view. Hear from Alibaba.com suppliers as they share tips and perspective on how buyers can work successfully with international suppliers.

Moderator
Sunny Chhabra
Marketing Manager,
Alibaba.com

Moderator
Alex Tsai
Head of Marketing & Partnerships - Americas Region,
Alibaba.com

Speaker
Michael Cai
General Manager,
Shenzen Bassworld Technology Co. Ltd

Speaker
Ken Wu
General Manager,
Shenzen Equantu Technology Co. Ltd

Speaker
George Xie
Sales Manager,
Shenzen Meichi Electronics Co. Ltd

Speaker
Angel Zhong
CEO,
Guangzhou C&T Industry Co., Ltd



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