The 2016 April Summit has ended!
Join us in October
Smart China Sourcing Summit
Source Profitably, Avoid Pitfalls
For Amazon and Online Sellers
Day 1: Research & Product Selection
Day 3: Product Launch, Marketing & Scaling
Co-located with Global Sources' 3,500-booth trade shows
Day 2: Sourcing, QC & Logistics
Sam Boyd - Founder & CEO of Guided Imports
Based in Shenzhen, China, Sam has assisted e-commerce companies in growing their businesses to tens of millions of dollars in revenue by managing all aspects of operations in Asia. Sam and his team assist importers in sourcing, manufacturing, QC and logistics through their streamlined services.
Anthony Lee - COO, ZonBlast
Mike Bellamy - Founder, PassageMaker Sourcing Solutions
Mike came to Asia in 1993 and is now responsible for sourcing $200 million of product on behalf of his clients at his boutique sourcing agency - PassageMaker. Mike has supported customers in the supply chains of Apple, Wal-Mart, Dell, Home Depot and of course Amazon. He is also the author of “The Essential Reference Guide to China Sourcing” and lecturer at the China Sourcing Academy.
Learn from Experts
Ashish Monga - Founder, IMEX Sourcing Services
Sourced for 150+ Amazon FBA sellers to date. Managing Sourcing & QC operations & providing consultancy to multiple clients running million dollar+ businesses on Amazon UK & Amazon US. Also running his own Private Label brand on Amazon.
Will Tjernlund - Founder, AMZ Help
Over $10,000,000 in Amazon sales over the past 3 years via multi-channel fulfillment, private labeling, importing and negotiating. Expert in systematizing and automating ecommerce businesses.
More Speakers to be Announced....
Manuel Becvar - CEO and Founder of Mandarin-Gear Ltd. and ImportDojo
17 Years of sourcing and product development experience, 10 years from Asia. Previously led a team of 35 sourcing agents in 5 countries, having sourced products worth $200 million for clients such as WalMart, Carrefour and Amazon. Runs ImportDojo.com and is an Amazon FBA seller.
Greg Mercer - Entrepreneur, Founder of Jungle Scout
A serial entrepreneur, heavily involved in all things Amazon. Currently does multi-millions on Amazon in annual sales. Founder of the industry leader in Amazon product research software, Jungle Scout. Also creator of Review Kick - a marketplace to exchange deeply discounted goods in exchange for honest reviews.
COO of the first and largest Amazon launch service, with visibility into best practices that drive product success. Has also consulted to over a dozen Amazon sellers helping them generate revenues well over a million dollars annually. FBA seller and owner of two brands.
Not only is Paul the co-founder of Seller Labs but his brain child Snagshout is rapidly becoming the go-to social deals site to connect shoppers with brands on Amazon. The site focuses on influence marketing, where more than 100,000 shoppers are promoting products through reviewing and sharing opinions. His team of developers and e-commerce experts achieved a first-place ranking for Seller Labs in Atlan10’s 10 Most Innovative Young Tech Startups in Atlanta for 2015.
Patrick Muir - Product Manager, Snagshout
With nearly a decade managing large, multi-national brands for Fortune 500 companies, Patrick left a brand management position at Ruiz Foods, the largest frozen Mexican food producer in the world to work for Snagshout.com. He knows how to build great brands. And his command for leveraging brand marketing and demand generation to create consumer awareness will make Snagshout a household name in 2016.
Anthony Chen - Director of Special Projects, Flexport
Anthony has helped manage logistics and supply chain for hundreds of companies from smaller FBA shippers to larger publicly traded companies. He's seen the horror stories of Amazon taking over a product as well as the best practices that helped companies reduce costs and set logistics on auto-pilot. Flexport helps businesses ship freight around the world through a modern web app and is backed by Founders Fund (Peter Thiel), Google Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, First Round Capital, and other prominent investors.
Chris Thomas - Founder, Hibermate
Chris created his own innovative product and brand which raised $110K crowdfunding on Kickstarter in 2013 and is currently generating $500K annually on Amazon and through his website at Hibermate.com. Chris is continuing to innovate, source & launch new products which he’ll share during his case study. He’ll also explain how he managed to lose $42,000 on a failed Amazon Promotion and how you can avoid making the same, simple mistake.
Gary Huang - Founder, 80/20 Sourcing
Based in Shanghai since 2008, Gary has managed multimillion dollar China sourcing campaigns for clients in the US and Latin America. He also sells private label products on Amazon. Gary created 80/20 Sourcing to teach Amazon sellers how to source from China like a pro and avoid common mistakes. He provides sourcing tactics that will get 80% of the results in 20% of the time.
Michael Michelini - Host, Global From Asia Podcast
Over 8 years in China leveraging the power of a Hong Kong Limited and Chinese business, and podcasting over 100 episodes on the topic, Michael has the e-commerce and internet marketing business experience to help Amazon sellers get through the somewhat muddy and complex process of opening and operating their Hong Kong businesses for Amazon and online sales.
Danny McMillan - Amazon Specialist, Danny McMillan
Leveraging his background in Conversion Optimization and PPC, Danny is now an Amazon FBA seller. He has initially focused on PPC strategies and tactics, and is now applying those to his product roll-out. Danny co-runs the largest UK Amazon FBA meet-up where he regularly presents and provides updates on his progress and lessons learned.
Habib Rkha - Quality Manager, Asia Quality Focus
Habib is responsible for making sure AQF’s clients are well looked after in China. Before AQF, he held various positions responsible for Quality in the automotive industry in China and Europe. Born and raised in Morocco, Habib lived in France for 10 years and speaks French, English, Arabic and Chinese. He has a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Quality from the University of Compiegne (France).
Ben Wong - Head of Global Sources Direct
As the Head of Global Sources Direct, a sub-business division of Global Sources (NASDAQ-GSL GSOL), Ben’s mandate is to help hardware startups successfully get into global distribution channels. He is responsible for building Startup Launchpad – Asia’s first B2B tradeshow + tech conference event for hardware startups – and manages the company’s cross-border O2O distribution channels for emerging brands in the Asia Pacific region.
Source from Suppliers
20,000+ Buyers visited 3,000 Booths at our October 2015 Mobile Electronics and Gifts & Home Shows. Be the first to meet suppliers at our April 2016 show, see their latest products, and start selling them on Amazon.
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After visiting the Global Sources show, you can stay in Asia longer to visit factories, meet up and evaluate QC and logistics providers, and visit other shows in Hong Kong and China.
Hosted by Global Sources
1. Find products and suppliers year round at GlobalSources.com
3. Read China Sourcing best practices from practitioners at SmartChinaSourcing.com
4. Join the Smart China Sourcing Facebook Group to get sourcing updates.
I've got a question...
1. Where should I stay?
The Regal Hotel is very convenient to both the Airport (2 minute walk) and the AsiaWorld Expo (2 minute Airport Express ride) where the show is held.
2. What airport should I fly into?
You should fly into the Hong Kong Airport.
3. Do I need a Visa for Hong Kong?
Check on the Hong Kong Immigration department page and expand the Part II triangle. United States, UK, Australian and most European citizens can enter Hong Kong for up to 90 days without a visa, as long as your passport has 6 months validity.
4. Do I need a Visa for China?
Most foreign nationals do need a Visa for mainland China.
5. What other shows are happening during the same time frame?
6. Where can I learn more about the Global Sources Trade Shows?
7. Where can I learn more about sourcing before the event?
Other questions? Email: SummitInfo@globalsources.com