The 17th Asia Pacific Retail Conference and Exhibition (APRCE) 2015 will take place on October 28-30 next year at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, The Philippines. The event will be hosted by the Philippine Retailers Association, PRA.
As part of the preparation, the top honchos of Asia Pacific’s retail industry paid a courtesy call on President Aquino in September. The delegation consisted of top officials and representatives of the member nations of the Federation of Asia Pacific Retailers Association (FAPRA) led by its chairman Mehmet T. Nane.
They include representatives from the Philippine Retailers Association, Turkish Council of Shopping Centers & Retailers, Singapore Retailers Association, Australian Retailers Association, Japan Retailers Association, Malaysia Retailers Association, Korea Retailers Association, Association of Vietnam Retailers, New Zealand Retailers Association, Indonesian Retail Merchants Association, China General Chamber of Commerce, and Thailand Retailers Association. FAPRA is the regional organisation of the national retail associations in 17 member countries in Asia Pacific.
The APRCE conference and exhibition is expected to attract over 3,000 retailers from Asia and the rest of the world.