DISTREE Announcements

May 13, 2019

DISTREE APAC 2019 Early Bird offer includes multiple benefits for exhibitors

US$1000 in exhibitor benefits available to boost return on investment (ROI) for participating brands

 

DISTREE Events has announced a range of benefits as part of its Early Bird offer* for exhibitors participating at DISTREE Asia-Pacific (APAC) 2019 – the region’s leading premium hosted buyer event for consumer tech, consumer electronics and IT channels. The 6th annual DISTREE APAC will take place in Singapore from 6th to 8th November 2019.

 

The Early Bird offer includes US$1000 worth of exhibitor benefits.


DISTREE APAC offers consumer technology, consumer electronics (CE), IT and digital lifestyle brands an opportunity to hold pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with senior executives from APAC’s leading distributors, plus representatives from the region’s top retailers, e-tailers and marketplaces.

 

All meetings take place in specific allocated time slots, with delegates building their own personalised meeting agenda prior to the event using DISTREE’s powerful web platform.


The Early Bird offer includes the following benefits, giving exhibitors an opportunity to take full advantage of the unrivalled channel development platform DISTREE APAC offers:


 Priority booth location within the DISTREE APAC exhibition area
 Two nights free accommodation at the event hotel for one team member
 Complimentary printing and installation of back wall artwork on exhibition stand


Liam McSherry, Sales & Marketing Director at DISTREE Events, said: “We have listened carefully to existing DISTREE clients - and new brands interested in participating at DISTREE APAC for the first time - to build an Early Bird package that really meets their needs and delivers great value.”


“DISTREE APAC 2019 will deliver a clear return on investment (ROI) for consumer tech, CE and IT brands that want to quickly and efficiently grow their international channels. From established brands to start-ups, DISTREE APAC 2019 gives all exhibitors unique access to influential channel executives from across the region in one place at one time,” he added.


The Early Bird offer is available until the end of June 2019. Significant changes will be introduced for this year’s DISTREE APAC event. DISTREE Events’ channel wishlist system will be rolled out, giving exhibitors an increased opportunity to nominate channel partners they wish to meet at the event.

Mar 26, 2019

DISTREE APAC 2019 exhibitors to benefit from access to Structured Wishlist system

Value-add opportunity for exhibitors to have more influence on audience composition

DISTREE Events has confirmed that its Structured Wishlist system will be made available to exhibitors participating at DISTREE Asia-Pacific (APAC) 2019, which takes place in Singapore on November 6-8th. DISTREE APAC is a premium hosted buyer event that allows consumer tech, consumer electronics (CE) and IT brands to hold pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with senior executives from top distributors, retailers and e-tailers from across the region.


Stuart Wilson, Event Director for DISTREE APAC, said: “The Structured Wishlist system gives exhibitors greater influence on the audience composition for DISTREE APAC 2019. It allows exhibitors to nominate specific channel partners they wish to hold one-on-one meetings with at the event. These companies are then assessed by our recruitment team and prioritised within our audience database for a hosted buyer invite to DISTREE APAC 2019.”
Aurore Verla-Friess, Operations & Audience Director at DISTREE Events, said: “DISTREE Events prides itself on the quality of its database of channel buyers from 20-plus countries across APAC. The introduction of the Structured Wishlist module will give exhibitors increased influence on the selection of companies from our database that receive hosted buyer invites.”


As a premium hosted buyer event, audience quality is integral to the continued success of DISTREE APAC. Channel executives selected to receive a hosted buyer invite must work for a distributor, retailer, e-tailer or marketplace, sourcing and selling technology products to other channel partners or to consumers. Hosted buyers must have responsibility for vendor relationships within the organisation and the authority and ability to meet new brands and discuss potential business relationships.


Verla-Friess added: “DISTREE APAC is specifically designed to allow exhibitors to manage, build or launch routes-to-market across APAC in the most efficient way possible. The one-on-one meetings that take place at the event are pre-scheduled, ensuring that all delegates get the maximum possible business benefits and return on investment (ROI) from their participation.”

Mar 21, 2019

DISTREE Asia-Pacific (APAC) to take place in Singapore in November 2019

Hosted buyer channel event gives tech brands powerful platform to accelerate regional sales

LONDON, SINGAPORE – The sixth annual DISTREE Asia-Pacific (APAC) will take place in Singapore on 6th to 8th November 2019. As a premium hosted buyer channel event, DISTREE APAC offers consumer technology, consumer electronics (CE) and IT brands an opportunity to hold pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with senior executives from APAC’s leading distributors, plus representatives from the region’s top retailers, e-tailers and marketplaces.

Stuart Wilson, Event Director for DISTREE APAC, said: “We are delighted to confirm that the next DISTREE APAC event will take place in Singapore this November. DISTREE APAC 2019 will allow exhibitors to hold pre-scheduled face-to-face meetings with high-quality high-potential channel partners from multiple countries across the region in one place at one time.”

“APAC remains one of the most exciting regional markets for tech brands, with significant growth rates, a huge population base and a dynamic channel landscape,” he added. “We are introducing a number of changes to the DISTREE APAC event format and packages for 2019, providing even more value to exhibitors and channel partners.”

Nov 10, 2017

DISTREE APAC completes fifth annual consumer tech channel event in Singapore

Christophe Painvin, Executive Director at DISTREE Events, said: “The 5th annual DISTREE APAC united the region’s consumer tech channel ecosystem. We want to thank all our participants at this year’s event – exhibitors, event partners, content partners, speakers and media.”

“We also want to express our gratitude to the 200-plus vendor, distributor and retailer executives who attended the event. By bringing together all the key stakeholders in the industry, we provided a wide range of business benefits for the entire consumer tech channel ecosystem,” he added.

The popular ‘60 Seconds to Convince Awards’ took place at DISTREE APAC, giving exhibitors the chance to deliver a one-minute pitch for their latest product. Live voting determined the winners in three categories: Best Product Design, Best Product Innovation and Best Presentation.

Bookeen picked up the Best Product Design award for its SAGA e-Reader, securing 54% of the final live vote. The Best Product Innovation award was won by Wonew for its Intelligent Selfie Stick, which collected 37% of the live votes cast. The Best Presentation award also went to Bookeen for its highly entertaining product pitch, securing an impressive 68% of the live vote.

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