Do you consider expanding your operations to Cambodia? Do you want to benefit from insights of some of Germany’s leading entrepreneurs and brands in Cambodia? Or do you just seek strengthening your network with major decision-makers? Following the bi-annual 2017 Cambodia International Business Summit on February 15th, the German Business Group in Cambodia presents an exclusive business briefing at the Hotel Intercontinental Phnom Penh on February 16th, 2017. Join both events to get the full picture on Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economy!
From 8am to 11am, ADW presents four speakers who, in short presentations followed by Q&A's and a final panel session with all speakers, give a rundown on the Cambodian economy and key sectors:
Tassilo Brinzer, President of German Business Group in Cambodia and Vice Chairman of European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) Cambodia, gives you an overview of the socio-economic development of Cambodia in the past decade. By doing so, Tassilo will discuss structural challenges the country faces in regards to attracting German investments, success stories, opportunities – and potential risks.
Thomas Hundt, CEO of Smart and Vice President of German Business Group in Cambodia, elaborates on the question of Cambodia’s digital consumers, who they are and how to reach them. As the head of Cambodia’s leading telecommunication company, Thomas shares his insights into the particularities of the market, the use of the web versus social media, the shift towards a new generation of digital consumers and the obstacles and issues that digital companies are facing in this fast changing growth market.
Andre de Jong, Managing Director of Bosch in Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos as well as Chairman of the EuroCham Cambodia Construction Committee, offers you a detailed look on Cambodia’s construction sector and its fundamental strengths and potential challenges. Andre will also shed light on the country’s position as one of the regions fastest growing economies and consumer markets within the Greater Mekong Subregion as well as its geographical position centrally located between Thailand, Vietnam and Laos.
Antoine Jeanson, Managing Director of Audi Cambodia and Chairman of the EuroCham Automotive Committee, shares his first hand market insights about the German automotive brands’ position in a highly contested and little regulated market. Antoine also explains the challenges the industry faces in the battle between safety and quality versus access to affordable cars for the masses.