2023 | SHANGHAI
The first installment of an annual digital summit for China-focused marketing, retail, and technology leaders, dedicated to fostering consumer centricity, implementing emerging technologies, and
envisioning the future of retail.
WHO IS the DIGITAL+ SUMMIT FOR?
The DIGITAL+ SUMMIT 2023 is tailored for China-focused digital leaders, which primarily focuses on B2C spaces, with sessions directed at B2B cases too. Don’t miss it if these applies to you:
BRAND MARKETING AND
TECH GIANTS AND SOCIAL
MEDIA PLATFORM TEAMS
Connect with brands, fellow
experts, and participate in
Gain valuable insights and
networking opportunities to
enhance your consultancy or
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THE MAIN THEMES OF THE EVENT
DEVELOPING CUSTOMER CENTRICITY
IMPLEMENTING EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
FORESIGHTING THE FUTURE OF RETAIL
The format of DIGITAL+ SUMMIT 2023 offers a diverse range of elements, including keynote speeches, panel discussions,
technology showcases, networking opportunities, and book signings by esteemed speakers and intellectuals.
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DO WITH INNOVATION
18 OCTOBER 2023
300+ INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
5,000,000+ DIGITAL REACH
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AUTHOR AND FOUNDER OF YOUNG CHINA GROUP, HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW CONTRIBUTOR
DIRECTOR, COUNSELING & PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES (CAPS)
HEAD OF CHINA INBOUND PRODUCT, OPERATION, AND MARKETING AT OCEAN ENGINE
CEO OF PEET’S COFFEE
PARTNER & MANAGING DIRECTOR CHINA, DIGITAL LUXURY GROUP
VP & CO-FOUNDER OF IT CONSULTIS (ITC)
CO-FOUNDER AND MANAGING PARTNER OF 3 DRIPS
CBO, STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT AT BUY QUICKLY
CHAIRMAN AND CO-FOUNDER OF CHOSEN NOTES
TEAM LEAD, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP OF UNIFi3D
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF ZHONG YAN TECHNOLOGY
CO-FOUNDER OF JINGDIGITAL
KOL, FOUNDER OF BRIT BRIDGE
VLOGGER, FOUNDER OF SQUARE, TUNEE GOODS
HEAD OF BRANDTECH GUSTO COLLECTIVE
CHINA EDITOR WARC ASIA PACIFIC
CHANGE FACILITATOR, CORPORATE INNOVATION OF COLLABCENTRAL
STRATEGY AND MARKETING DIRECTOR FROM APAC OF OUTFORM
CO-FOUNDER OF WALKTHECHAT
MOBILE NOW GROUP
CONTENT CREATOR AND KOL
AI PROFESSOR AT HKUST & DISTINGUISHED RESEARCH SCHOLAR AT BERKELEY ICSI
FOUNDER OF DAO INSIGHTS
ALVIN WANG GRAYLIN
CHINA PRESIDENT & GLOBAL VP OF CORP. DEV. AT HTC
THEME I. CUSTOMER CENTRICITY
|9:10 - 9:50||PANEL||THE EVOLVING PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CHINESE CONSUMER||ZAK DYCHTWALD, SAMI WONG, GEORGE HU|
|9:50 - 10:20||KEYNOTE||MASTERING E-COMMERCE IN 2023/24: STRATEGIES FOR SELLING BETTER ONLINE IN CHINA||SANDY CHOW|
|10:20 - 10:50||KEYNOTE||HOW CHINESE SUBCULTURES ARE SHAPING THE FUTURE OF CONSUMER TRENDS IN 2024||ARNOLD MA|
|10:50 - 11:20||KEYNOTE||ADAPTING TO CHANGE & MAXIMIZING MARKETING IMPACT IN 2023||MICHAEL ZHANG|
|11:20 - 12:00||KEYNOTE||FIVE TIPS TO ACHIEVING CRM EXCELLENCE IN 2023||AARON CHANG, PABLO MAURON|
|12:00 - 13:00||BREAK||LUNCH AND NETWORKING|
THEME II. TECHNOLOGY IN ACTION
|13:00 - 13:40||SHOWCASE||TECH SHOWCASE AND INTERACTION||NISHTHA MEHTA|
|13:40 - 14:10||KEYNOTE||HOW CAN COMMERCIAL TEAMS BENEFIT FROM AI'S REVOLUTIONARY IMPACT||DE KAI|
|14:10 - 14:40||KEYNOTE||WHAT TO EXPECT AS XR DRIVES IMMERSIVE TRANSFORMATION ACROSS INDUSTRIES||ALVIN WANG GRAYLIN|
|14:40 - 15:10||KEYNOTE||BUILDING OMO EXCELLENCE TO BRIDGE THE DIGITAL AND PHYSICAL WORLDS||GUO XIAOBO|
|15:10 - 15:50||PANEL||CASES AND TIPS TO IMPLEMENT TECHNOLOGY FOR RETAIL AND MARKETING SUCCESS IN 2024||THOMAS MEYER, JENNY CHEN, AURELIEN RIGART, WENNY HUANG, LUCAS CHEUNG|
|15:50 - 16:20||BREAK|
THEME III. FUTURE OF RETAIL
|16:20 - 16:50||KEYNOTE||KOLS AND THE CHANGING FACE OF CONSUMPTION IN CHINA 2023||SHIYIN WANG|
|16:50 - 17:20||KEYNOTE||HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL COMMERCE IN CHINA||MIA ZHANG|
|17:20 - 18:00||PANEL||HOW AGENCIES AND KOLS DRIVE SUCCESS IN 2023||JENNY CHAN, HARRIET SHEFFER, DANIEL BATEMAN, AMY LYONS, SUSIE HU|
|18:00 - 18:30||CLOSING REMARKS|
EXPERIENCE THE HEARTBEAT OF DIGITAL CHINA
11 Sept – 18 Oct
THIS EVENT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY
ChoZan超赞: China digital consultancy to learn for China and learn from China. We not only help brands in China stay on top of changes, translate insights into actions, and upskill their teams, but we also help multinationals and global tech companies learn from and make sense of China’s digital transformation journey and use these experiences to shorten their own learning curve at home.
Alarice: Tailored digital marketing strategies for the China market. We conduct research, manage brand social media communities, create content, execute campaigns, and collaborate with influencers. Your dedicated digital marketing team for China.
ABOUT THE EVENT ORGANIZER
DIGITAL+ SUMMIT 2023, organized by Ashley Dudarenok and her teams at Alarice & ChoZan, brings together unmatched expertise in China’s competitive digital business market.
With Alarice’s track record of working with top brands and expertise in tailored digital marketing strategies, combined with ChoZan’s experience and specialization in China digital consultancy, this summit is backed by the qualifications and know-how to curate a remarkable event.
Ashley Dudarenok, a renowned serial entrepreneur, top retail influencer, and leading expert on China’s digital business landscape, ensures the summit’s success through her deep understanding of digital transformation, consumers, and extensive experience collaborating with prominent brands. The summit provides industry professionals with invaluable insights for navigating the dynamic Chinese market.
● Naturalized Chinese Entrepreneur with 16 Years of Experience
● B2B Community of over 100,000 China watchers
● Alibaba, JD and PDD Global Influencer
● LinkedIn Top Voice, Asia Top 25 Innovator, Top 100 Retail Influencers
● X10 Time Amazon Bestselling Author
● Featured on BBC, Forbes, SCMP, China Daily, Bloomberg
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ABOUT THE EVENT
DIGITAL+ SUMMIT 2023 is scheduled for October 18th, 2023 in Shanghai. The venue location will be shared with
attendees two weeks prior to the event.
The summit is primarily designed for brand marketing & commercial teams, tech giants, social or e-commerce platform team members, and consultancy or agency leaders. It is focused on B2C brands and cases, but also includes B2B-centric sessions.
The summit offers valuable benefits, addressing various challenges such as understanding the evolving demands and behaviors of Chinese consumers, driving e-commerce sales, implementing impactful digital marketing strategies, building a successful CRM system, and staying updated on relevant tech trends. The event provides a comprehensive platform to tackle these pain points and envision the future of retail and social commerce in China.
The DIGITAL FUTURE SUMMIT 2023 focuses on addressing various pain points, including understanding the evolving behavior of Chinese customers, driving e-commerce sales, comprehending AI, XR, and OMO concepts, and envisioning the future of retail and social commerce. By tackling these challenges, the event aims to provide valuable insights and strategies to navigate the dynamic landscape of the digital market in China.
Attendees can expect insightful talks from leading thinkers, technology showcases, networking opportunities, and potentially additional perks like books, gifts, and an after-party.
Yes, very likely that we will confirm this closer to the event date. Stay tuned!
TICKET & PAYMENT
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Yes, we can provide a fapiao upon request. Please contact us after purchasing your ticket.
As the seats for our experts are allocated and secured in advance, our refund policy does not include refunds for purchases made.
We currently only accept industry sponsorships. For more information, please contact us via the form below.
Yes, we welcome media partnerships. Please contact us via the form below for more information.
While we primarily work with a curated list of speakers, we're open to new ideas. Please contact us with your proposal.
No, distribution of promotional materials is not allowed at the event.