Upcoming SME Events

iAdvisory workshop: Understanding India's consumer durables industry

Date: Aug 28 (Singapore); Sept 1 to 4 (Bangalore, India)

Fees: Early birds (register by Aug 14) pay $3,080 per person (before Productivity and Innovation Credit) and $1,232 per person (after Productivity and Innovation Credit); after Aug 14, $5,180 per person (before Productivity and Innovation Credit) and $2,072 per person (after Productivity and Innovation Credit)

Airfare, visa application and accommodation not included. Recommended flights and accommodation will be advised upon registration.

This five-day programme is designed to help Singapore's consumer appliances and electronics retailers develop market-entry strategies for India.

Participants will be able to gain insights into the consumer appliances and electronics sector as well as get feedback about their products and services in India through a combination of workshops with trainers from Orissa International, local experts and site visits to malls, e-commerce and logistic players and relevant distributors.

For registration and inquiries, contact Ms Jean Ng at jean_ng@iesingapore.gov.sg or on 6433-4697.

iBF executive programme to Nanjing and Chengdu: Outlook and trends for China's consumer electronics industry

Date: Sept 12 to 19

Venues: Nanjing and Chengdu (China)

Fees: $1,200 course fee (after funding by IE Singapore, for eligible applicants only) and $2,000 common fund

The Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, together with IE Singapore, is organising the international business fellowship executive programme to Nanjing and Chengdu.

Participants will gain an understanding of macro indicators and economic policies driving China's consumer electronics industry, insights into growth and trends, as well as explore business opportunities arising from China's Internet development, through lessons at Nanjing University and dialogue sessions with government bodies.

The programme includes site visits to firms such as Chengdu Foxconn Technology Group and Jiangsu Post and Telecommunications Planning and Designing Institute.

Contact Ms Jane Ho on 6505-3843 or e-mail jane@scciob.edu.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 12, 2015, with the headline 'Upcoming SME Events'. Print Edition | Subscribe