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    WHAT IS CHINA CONNECT

    China Connect is the largest European gathering of experts on Chinese consumer trends, digital and mobile tech marketing. This unique event is reaching out to an audience of top level Western marketing and digital decision makers from Luxury, Cosmetics, Fashion, Retail, FMCG, Food & Beverages, Automotive, Services, Travel, Retail, Datas, Communication…

     WHY SHOULD YOU COME

    Learn from and meet the most influential Chinese Internet players, Greater China and APAC based marketers, and access the highest level insights and learnings to engage and sell globally to China’s increasingly tech savvy, travelled, and discerning consumers:

    • Develop your expertise on China’s unique and fast-changing digital scene,
    • Explore new business opportunities with leading Chinese digital/ mobile/ tech and marketing/ communication/ media players.
    • Meet 600+ professionals of 20 nationalities, and benefit from one2one meetings

    THEY WILL SPEAK IN 2017

    Mykim CHIKLI

    CEO (China)

    ZenithOptimedia

    Antoine PEIGNER

    Head of E-Commerce Hub APAC

    AIR FRANCE-KLM (HK)

    Normandy MADDEN

    Executive Producer

    THOUGHTFUL MEDIA (HK)

    Stanislas de NERVO

    Co-Founder, Managing Director (France)

    Datawords

    Nathalie REMY

    Principal (France)

    McKinsey&Company

    Christian DEVILLERS

    Ceo (China) - Mobile App (Deals & Gifts)

    David Klingbeil

    Co-founder webandluxe.com

    Web&Luxe

    Dr. Gang LU

    Founder & CEO

    TECHNODE (CN). Official Partner of TechCrunch.cn

    Georg WARGA

    FOUNDER, Creative Director (China) - Award Winning Entertainment Agency

    Goodstein

    Nicole CHEN

    Founder, Managing Director (China)

    NC style

    AGENDA

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    2017 Theme: “Crack The Codes”

    In spite of the economic slowdown, China’s consumption is considered as the next growth catalyst. So chasing insights into Chinese society and mastering the growing challenges of data access and monitoring, is ever more critical. As marketing and tech are one, we’ll crack the codes of the Chinese entrepreneurial consumer in a data-driven era.
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    The Agenda is work in progress: please check regularly the latest updates
    The slots are not final ones/are subject to change

    12H
    08H
    08H45

    by Laure de Carayon/Founder&CEO

    09H

    Oliver KALTNER, CEO LEICA CAMERA AG (DE)
    Joël PALIX, CEO FEELUNIQUE.COM (UK)

    09H45

    By Benjamin DUVALL, Chief Evangelist Asia LINKFLUENCE(FR)

    10H05

    By Alvin FOO, Head of Airwave OMNICOM MEDIA GROUP (CN)

    10H45
    12H
    12H

    By Mick TSAI, Product Director LIVE.ME – CHEETAH MOBILE (CN)
    + Elijah WHALEY, Co-founder MELILIM FU (CN)

    01H
    02H15
    02H55

    By Andrea MANTOVANI, Head of Digital & Ecommerce MOLESKINE (CN)

    03H40
    04H10
    04H
    05H10

    Melilim FU, Founder (Influencer) MELILIM FU (CN)
    Elijah WHALEY, Co-founder MELILIM FU (CN)

    12H
    08H
    08H45

    by Laure de Carayon/Founder&CEO

    09H

    Mingpo CAI, President CATHAY CAPITAL (US)
    Bin GAO, Deputy Business Development China AXA GROUP (FR)
    Ethan PIERSE, Managing Director NEST (FR)
    Bruno BENSAID, Founder Shanghaivest, Steering Committee Member, Angelvest

    09H45

    Thierry GUIOT, South Europe Territory Director APP ANNIE (FR)

    10H05

    Alex MECL, Strategic Global Advisor WECHAT International (US)

    10H45
    11H15
    12H

    Darren JACOBS, Head of Europe iCLICK INTERACTIVE ASIA (UK)

    Yann LEE, Head of Product iCLICK INTERACTIVE ASIA (CN)

    12H25

    Mark HEDLEY, Senior Advisor CHINA BRITAIN BUSINESS COUNCIL (UK)
    Jackie McKELLAR, Marketing Director BASE FORMULA Ltd (UK)

    01H
    02H15

    Louis HOUDART, Founder & Managing Partner – CREATIVE CAPITAL CHINA (CN)

    02H35

    Stanislas de NERVO, Group CEO & Co-Founder DATAWORDS GROUP (JP)
    Nicolas IMBERT, Multilingual Webmarketing Director (FR)

    02H55
    03H40

    Kate TRATTEN, Communications Director – CURIOSITYCHINA (CN)

    04H
    04H
    04H45

    Eric MIKA, SVP of open ecosystems, strategic alliances and partnerships, LeECO (US)

    05H30
    05H50
    06H30
    07H
    11H
    10H
    10H10

    -Alexandre Misseri, Senior Vice President, Retail and Commerce, RAZORFISH
    -Tony Zhu, Head of Retail Business Development, GRANDVISION China

    China Connect Exclusivity: Razorfish and N°1 Eyewear retailer GrandVision will present for the first time, a truly omnichannel experience first developed in China, to be deployed next in GrandVision 5 000+ stores across 40+ countries

    An omnichannel experience, bundling GrandVision eCommerce website with its inventory and customer management systems, its in-store interactive experience and every sales associate POS system. The result: a platform that takes into account the entire customer journey and tracks each interaction the customer has with the brand.

    10H40

    Bryce Withwam, Managing Director, WUNDERMAN Shanghai

    As their business moves online, how can brands still keep their retailer stores hummi, pacifying their wholesaler networks, while at the same time keeping consumers excited in their brands?

    11H10
    11H30

    Sam Flemming, Founder and CEO KANTAR MEDIA CIC

    How tracking product reviews and availabilities across e-commerce platforms, promotion and pricing, and brand reputation, deliver in depth insights to strengthen your global strategy

    12H

    – Wednesday Ji, Chief Strategy Officer, CANAD Advertising&Com
    – Michael Craig Enoch, General Manager, MERCEDES-BENZ ARENA (AEG-OPG China)
    – Andrea Mantovani, Head of Digital & Ecommerce China, MOLESKINE
    – Arre Shao, CEO, SUGARLADY.com

    12H50

    You are all invited !

    08H
    08H30

    By Laure de Carayon, Founder & CEO, CHINA CONNECT

    09H

    Cyril Drouin, Founder & CEO, BYSOFT CHINA

    02H

    By Laure de Carayon, Founder & CEO, CHINA CONNECT

    02H30

    Cyril Drouin, Founder & CEO, BYSOFT CHINA

    07H
    08H
    08H45
    09H

    Linda TAN, Strategic Insights Director ZENITHOPTIMEDIA (UK)

    Q&A: Eric BRIONES, Strategic Planning Director PUBLICIS ET NOUS

    09H35

    Kyu C.LEE, CEO KINO33ENTERTAINMENT (Korea),
    Sam PICCIONE III, Senior VP, AEG Global Partnerships, Europe & China (UK)
    Thomas MEYER, Co-Founder MOBILE NOW GROUP (China)

    Moderation: Laure de CARAYON, Founder of China Connect

    10H30
    11H30

    Angela HUANG, APAC Director, KANTAR-CIC (China)

    Moderation: Normandy MADDEN, Senior VP, Content Development, APAC THOUGHTFUL MEDIA (HK)

    12H

    Mindy SUN, Senior Consulting Director, WEIBO (China)

    Moderation: Normandy MADDEN, Senior VP, Content Development, APAC THOUGHTFUL MEDIA (HK)

    12H
    02H

    Dr Gang LU, Founder and CEO TECHNODE (China), and Official Partner of TechCrunch China

    Q&A: Rebecca FANNIN, Author & Founder SILICON DRAGON (US)

    02H30

    Chris GUO, Vice President YIHAODIAN (China)

    Moderation: Normandy MADDEN, Senior VP, Content Development, APAC THOUGHTFUL MEDIA (HK)

    03H15

    A Guide to SEO Optimization and Channel Management in China

    Josh GARDNER, CEO KUNG FU DATA (China)

    Moderation: Normandy MADDEN, Senior VP, Content Development, APAC THOUGHTFUL MEDIA (HK)

    03H45

    Tiziana TINI, Web Marketing Coordinator Greater China & ASEAN LUISAVIAROMA.COM (Italy)

    Q&A: Bruno JOLY, Deputy Editor In-Chief FASHIONMAG.COM

    04H15
    04H45

    Bernard LUKEY, General Manager YANDEX EUROPE AG (Switzerland)

    Moderation: Normandy MADDEN, Senior VP, Content Development, APAC THOUGHTFUL MEDIA (HK)

    05H15

    Arnaud RIBAULT, VP Global Sales and Marketing DS

    Moderation: Laure de CARAYON, Founder of China Connect

    05H45

    Pierre ABADIE LACOURTOISIE, Regional Director of Digital and Online, ESTEE LAUDER APAC

    Moderation: Normandy MADDEN, Senior VP, Content Development, APAC THOUGHTFUL MEDIA (HK)

    06H30
    06H45
    02H
    12H
    08H
    08H45
    08H55
    09H40
    10H30
    12H
    11H30
    12H15
    12H
    02H15
    02H50
    03H30
    12H
    04H
    05H55
    06H
    07H45
    12H
    08H
    08H50

    by Laure de Carayon/Founder&CEO

    09H30
    09H45

    Patrice NORDEY, CEO VELVET GROUP (CN)
    Dorothée HENRIO, Intl. Marketing Director MANUFACTURE ROGER DUBUIS (CH)

    10H10
    10H30
    10H30
    11H30

    By Pierre-Francois LE LOUËT, President Fédération Francaise du Prêt à Porter Féminin (FR)

    11H45

    By Benoist GROSSMANN, Managing Partner IDINVEST PARTNERS (FR)
    + Speakers To Be Announced

    12H30

    By Humphrey HO, Managing Director HYLINK (USA)

    12H45
    02H

    By Angelito TAN, Founder & CEO RTG CONSULTING GROUP (CN)

    12H

    With Louis CACCIUTTOLO Founder VRROOM (HK)
    + Speakers TBA

    04H15
    12H
    08H
    08H50

    by Laure de Carayon

    09H
    09H30

    Conversation with Marion MOREAU, Head of SIGFOX Foundation

    09H45

    Grace HUANG, Founder & CEO IPINYOU (CN)

    Q&A with Richard STRUL, Vice-President IAB

    10H10

    Chris TOWNSLEY, Director of Sales EMEA CD NETWORKS (UK)
    Alex NAM, Country Manager EMEA CD NETWORKS (UK)

    10H30
    10H30
    11H15
    11H45

    Laure BAUME, Executive Director, Customer Division, AEROPORTS DE PARIS  (FR)
    Dina LITVINOVA, Global Marketing Manager Travel Retail – MARTELL MUMM PERRIER-JOUET (FR)
    Stephan GLASSER, SVP Strategic Development L’OREAL TRAVEL RETAIL (FR)

    Moderation: Emmanuel TISSEYRE, International Luxury Senior Executive (Former DFS Europe & ME Vice-President)

    12H30

    Jean François FERRET, CEO RELAIS&CHATEAUX (FR),
    Jean Yves Favre DARCOURT, General Sales Manager Europe TCL (FR)

    12H45
    02H
    02H40

    Javier FERNANDEZ, Director of Tourism & Luxury EL CORTE INGLES (SP)
    Alex MECL, Strategic Advisor WeChat International (US)
    Philip GUARINO, Director Europe CHINA LUXURY ADVISORS (FR)

    03H20
    03H45

    Julien SAUMANDE, Founder PHOCEIS (FR)

    Julien CAILLEAU, Chief Data Officer ONEY (AUCHAN GROUP ASIA)

    04H15
    08H
    08H30

    Cyril Drouin, Founder & CEO, BYSOFT CHINA

    07H
    08H
    08H40
    08H45

    Guillaume de SEYNES, Managing Director HERMES INTERNATIONAL
    Davide VASSENA VP of Product & Marketing at VERTU (UK)
    Andrea PANCONESI, Founder & CEO LUISAVIAROMA (IT)
    Erwan RAMBOURG, Author “The Bling Dynasty” (HK)
    Arnaud RIBAULT, VP Global Sales & Marketing DS
    Christope CAÏS, Co-CEO ALBATROSS (UAE)

    Moderation: Astrid WENDLANDT, Luxury correspondent REUTERS

    10H15

    Thomas MEYER, Co-Founder MOBILE NOW GROUP (China)

    Moderation: Normandy MADDEN, Senior VP, Content Development, APAC THOUGHTFUL MEDIA (HK)

    11H05

    Alexandre CRAZOVER, CEO, DATAWORDS

    11H15

    Panel:

    Eileen LE MUET, VP International Figaromedias FIGAROCHIC.CN
    Alexandre de SAINTE MARIE, e-Multicultural Consulting Director DATAWORDS
    Antoine PEIGNER, Head of E-Commerce Hub APAC AIR FRANCE-KLM (HK)
    Emmanuel TISSEYRE, VP Business Development EMEA & LATAM – DFS Group (LVMH)

    Moderation: Caroline PAUL, General Manager Talents Travel

    12H15

    Oded ISRAELI, VP Marketing VISUALEAD (Israël)

    Moderation: Normandy MADDEN, Senior VP, Content Development, APAC THOUGHTFUL MEDIA (HK)

    12H45
    02H15

    Miryana JOKSOVIC, VP Global Brand Growth Strategy, YuMe (China)

    Moderation: Stéphane HAUSER, Managing Director, IAB FRANCE (FR)

    02H35

    Sven ROSSBACH, Director TUBEMOGUL (China)

    02H55

     

    René AUBERTIN, CEO Europe and Vice President HAIER
    Raphael de PERLINGHI, General Manager Consumer Business LENOVO (FR)
    Jean-Yves FABRE-DARCOURT, General Manager Sales Europe TCL Multimedia
    Juergen BOYNY, Global Director Consumer Electronics GFK (Germany)
    Rogier BIKKER, Co-Founder BRANDNEWCHINA.NET (China)
    Olivier EZRATTY, Digital Media Strategy Expert OEZRATTY.NET (FR)
    Dr Gang LU, CEO TECHNODE (China),

    More speakers To Be Announced

    Moderation: Marion MOREAU, Editor In Chief FRENCHWEB.FR

    04H30
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    08H45
    08H55
    09H40
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    02H15
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    Meet at China Connect 2017, March 1-2

    the most influential digital players and innovative brands from China and the APAC Region, and access the highest-level insights and learnings to engage and sell to China’s “social addict”, “brand-conscious” and “early adopters” of  new mobile technologies

    • Develop your expertise on China’s unique and ever-changing digital scene
    • Connect with the most sought-after marketers in China, and also Europe & the US
    • Explore new business opportunities with leading Chinese and China based digital/mobile and marketing/communication/media players
    • Get fresh focus, strategic insights, keys and vision. Be inspired. Make your brand win in China’s “once in a lifetime growth decade”.

    The China Connect pass will give you access to all conferences, workshops, matchmaking events to help carry out business.

    Exhibit at China Connect 2017, March 1-2

    You can generate great leads by working from your own stand, while dealing more effectively and comfortably with your existing clients and prospects

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    Become a partner of China Connect 2017, March 1-2

    to position your company as a digital and mobile tech marketing industry leader bridging the West with Greater China and the APAC Region. China Connect  presents many opportunities for effective, customized corporate sponsorship.

    • Conference
    • Workshops
    • Exhibition Booth
    • Also: Pre-opening Cocktail (February 28),  Opening Cocktail (March 1), VIP Dinner (March 1 – Invitation Only), Breakfasts & Coffee Breaks (March 1-2)
    • And other digital, graphic and conference materials advertising/visibility

     

    CONFERENCE SPONSORS

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    MEDIA PARTNERS

    The New York TimesBeijing ReviewBFM BUSINESSJingDailyFrenchweb.fr

    LOCATION

    In the very heart of Paris, on the left bank, in between Saint Germain des Prés and the Champs Elysées
    Where: Maison de la Chimie – 28, rue Saint Dominique, 75 007 Paris

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