Event Details

The British Chamber of Commerce Singapore is delighted to welcome you to a session to learn about the growth and business development of goods and services within Singapore and beyond.


This webinar has been created to support companies that work in producing consumer goods.


Delivering Trade webinars during this challenging period is a conducive means to continue to support trade into Singapore from the United Kingdom. We have, to date had considerable success from this activity in other sectors and it has proved valuable for all those involved.


The virtual event is supported by the Department for International Trade and it takes place at 4:00pm (SG) / 9:00am (GMT).


BACKGROUND TO THE DISCUSSION:


This webinar is intended for companies that are seeking opportunities to export in Singapore and ASEAN market.


The consumer goods industry's growth over the past quarter century has been nothing but exhilarating. Many companies have launched innovative and game-changing products to meet today's mega trends, and Singapore and ASEAN are no exception.


Companies that join this activity may be at any stage of their export journey; they may be in the initial stages in gaining more understanding of the market opportunities, to the other extent of being considered 'export ready' and seeking advice on setting up operations.


SPEAKERS:

  • Nicole Wharfe, Business Services Director, British Chamber of Commerce Singapore
  • Agilson Valle, Senior Sales Director, Asia Pacific & Country Manager, Singapore, Euromonitor International
  • Ili Rahan, Senior Analyst, Euromonitor International
  • Claire Wilson, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Sleek
  • Babita Ambekar, Partner, DWF LLP


WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

  • Changing trends in consumer goods and how the trends can affect company's competitive advantage
  • How to set up business and operate within e-commerce in Singapore
  • Legal and regulatory considerations such as matters relating to e-commerce, digital payment regulations, data protection etc.


The event is free to attend.


The webinar link to this digital event will be issued to attendees the day before. Please note the time shown is in SGT - this event takes place at 4:00pm (SG) / 9:00am (GMT).


For more information on how the British Chamber of Commerce Singapore can help your company to explore Singapore and the ASEAN region, please visit: https://www.britcham.org.sg/trade-services-support

Tickets

Non-Transferable Invitation
Standard Price Free

Agenda

4 PM - 4:10 PM
Welcome
Welcome and Introduction to the speakers and introduction to the British Chamber of Commerce Singapore.
4:10 PM - 4:40 PM
Consumer Goods Market Insights
Part 1: Presentation by Agilson Valle - Macro Perspective on Consumer Goods

Part 2: Presentation by Ili Rahan - Changing Trends in Consumer Goods
4:40 PM - 4:55 PM
Corporate Services Specialising in E-Commerce
Presentation: Corporate Services specialising in e-commerce, setting up in Singapore – what you need to know
4:55 PM - 5:10 PM
Legal and Regulatory Considerations
Presentation: Legal and regulatory considerations such as matters relating to e-commerce, digital payment regulations, data protection etc.
5:10 PM - 5:25 PM
Q&A
5:25 PM - 5:30 PM
Closing Remarks by British Chamber of Commerce Singapore

Speakers

  • Nicole Wharfe (Business Services Director of British Chamber of Commerce Singapore)

    Nicole Wharfe

    Business Services Director of British Chamber of Commerce Singapore

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicole-wharfe/

    As an experienced Business Development, Marketing and Consultancy Professional, Nicole has worked across multiple sectors within the UK and Internationally. Prior to relocating to Singapore 3.5 years ago, she completed an International MBA at Bournemouth University, specialising in Business in Media incorporating Corporate Law.

    Nicole leads the Business Services of the British Chamber of Commerce Singapore which incorporates the Trade and Membership Teams, providing support and consultancy for in coming organisations looking to export to Singapore and established businesses in Singapore respectively. Nicole specifically provides specialist Trade advice and support for the Education, Food & Beverage, Technology, Finance and Sport Sectors.

    Nicole was born in the UK but grew up overseas, predominantly in Swaziland; Also, Cóte D’Ivoire, Southern Sudan, Washington DC, St. Lucia and Botswana.

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  • Agilson Valle (Senior Sales Director, Asia Pacific & Country Manager, Singapore of Euromonitor International)

    Agilson Valle

    Senior Sales Director, Asia Pacific & Country Manager, Singapore of Euromonitor International

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/agilsonvalle/

    Agilson Valle is the Senior Sales Director, Asia Pacific and since 2019 the Country Manager for Euromonitor International’s Singapore office. Prior to his current role, he was the General Manager at Euromonitor International for the Hong Kong office where he successfully managed all aspects of the business since its establishment. He holds an MBA and is a multi-lingual professional with over 20 years of international experience, empowering companies to make better use of Business Intelligence in their strategic decisions.

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  • Ili Rahan (Senior Analyst at Euromonitor International)

    Ili Rahan

    Senior Analyst at Euromonitor International

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ilikaiyisahrahan/

    Ili Rahan is a Senior Research Analyst for the Home and Tech industries at Euromonitor International, where her research covers the Southeast Asian region especially Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines. Her prior professional experience in conducting research across a wide variety of fields strengthens the quality of her work at Euromonitor, which centres on the macro and micro trends that shape consumer behaviour and new product innovations. Ili graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations.

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  • Claire Wilson (Head of Regulatory Affairs at Sleek)

    Claire Wilson

    Head of Regulatory Affairs at Sleek

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-wilson-b3a7504b/

    Claire is the Head of Regulatory Affairs at Sleek Tech, Singapore and is also responsible for overseeing the company secretary operations. She also serves on the Board of Review (Inland Revenue) as a Panel Member in Hong Kong and sits on the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants Disciplinary Panel as Chairperson. Claire was educated in the United Kingdom and devoted the first few years of her career to private practice. Prior to relocating to Singapore in January 2020 Claire spent the past 18 years in Hong Kong and earned a Doctorate in Law from the City University of Hong Kong in 2014.

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  • Babita Ambekar (Partner at DWF LLP)

    Babita Ambekar

    Partner at DWF LLP

    https://www.dwf.law/People/Find-a-lawyer/2017/B/Babita-Ambekar

    Babita Ambekar is a Partner in our Singapore office, advising clients across Asia Pacific on multi-jurisdictional legal matters. She specialises in cross border M&A, new market entry, joint ventures, licensing and distribution matters as well as select regional employment, data protection and financial services regulatory engagements. Babita works with companies in a variety of sectors, including retail, hospitality, renewable energy, technology, telecommunications and healthcare.

    She regularly supports the activities of UK business in Asia and has extensive experience across the Asia Pacific region, having worked on matters involving Japan, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, Nepal, Thailand and Korea.
    Babita is recommended in leading industry rankings and clients describe her as “responsive, knowledgeable and solution-oriented” and a “seasoned, mature and capable lawyer [who is] dependable, effective and quick to respond.”

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Venue

WEBINAR

SINGAPORE
Singapore

If you have any questions please contact Safreen Anwardeen

Contact Organizer

+65 67180534

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