Routes to Growth Conference 2017


Wednesday 15th November 2017
Shangri-La at the Shard, 32 London Bridge, London, SE1 9SG

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Wednesday 15th November 2017

Session 1 (11:30 – 12:40)

10:30 – 11:30


11:35 – 11:45

James Ginns, General Manager Europe, Cathay Pacific
Ian Tandy, Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance UK, HSBC

11:45 – 12:05

Richard Graham, MP

12.10 – 12:40

Making e-commerce work in China

WeChat and Alibaba can help the smallest of SMEs

Domenica Di Lieto, CEO, Emerging Communications

Giles Corbett, COO & Co Founder, Ksubaka

Gillian Anderson, Traveltek

Vicky Bell, Head of E-commerce, Astley Clarke

Freddie Sawkins, Director of E-commerce, Czech & Speake

12:40 – 13:30


Session 2 (13:30 – 14:50)

13:30 – 13:55

Meet your new market
Opportunities for growth in the ASEAN territory
Margaret Manning, CEO, Adelphi Digital
Emma Alesworth, Associate Director, WWT Consulting
Steve Morris, MD, Morgan Motor Company
Vijay Thakrar, Quorn

14:00 – 14:25

One belt, one road
How to get a slice of a $1 trillion project
Sue Anne Tay, Director, China & RMB Internationalisation Group Strategy, HSBC
Peter Budd, Director, Arup
Oliver Treneman, Director, DP World London Gateway

14:30 – 14:50

Interview / Q&A
Bagging the ASEAN market
Julie Deane, Cambridge Satchel Co

14:50 – 15:15

Break / Networking

Session 3 (15:15 – 17:30)

15:15 – 15:40

Future facing Business
Fintech, cryptocurreny and emerging technologies
Lareina Wang, head of Innovations & Partnerships, HSBC
Rav Sandhu, CEO, The Market Mogul
Ismail Malik, Blockchain Lab
Tom Bull, Director, Transaction Advisory Services

15:45 – 16:05

Appealing to Millenials
William Kim, CEO, AllSaints

16:10 – 16:35

Owning you own ideas
IP and cautionary tales of copyright
Sean Maddocks, Sales Director, Davanti Tyres – developing new brands
Russell Brown, Global Commercial Director, Arrayjet
Dr Jim Shaikh, CEO, Yoomi
Tim Smith, Principal, Rouse

16:40 – 17:05

How do British goods play in the East
What is the essence of Britishness?
Henrietta Lovell, Founder, Rare Tea Company
Sebastian Lazelle, Managing Director, Denby
Simon Baker, Marketing Director, Kent & Curwen
Robina Hill, Managing Director, Loomes Watches

17:10 – 17:30

Exporting goes in cycles/adapting to new markets
Will Butler Adams, Managing Director, Brompton Bikes

17:35 – 19:00

Cocktail reception and networking

HSBC Commercial Banking serves businesses ranging from small enterprises focused primarily on their domestic markets through to corporates operating globally. As the cornerstone of the HSBC Group, we give businesses access to a geographic network covering more than 90% of global trade and capital flows.

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