The Philippines will hold a convention on payments and e-commerce this September to highlight the growth an opportunities in this industry. This will bring together more than a thousand attendees, 60 speakers, and 40 international and local exhibitors for the Cards & Payments Philippines and E-Commerce Show Philippines expo, with some set to discuss cryptocurrency trends in the country.
The events will be held in the SMX Convention Center in Manila from September 2 and 3, with industry leaders from the Department of Trade & Industry, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Globe Telecom, E-PESO, Land Bank of the Philippines, Lazada Philippines, Zalora Philippines, and the Development Bank of the Philippines.
Cryptocurrency Trends in the Philippines
“With 20 years’ experience running Cards & Payments Asia and the E-Commerce Show Asia conferences in Singapore, we are excited to announce the launch of both events in Manila. The Philippines market is going through a phenomenal period of growth, and the opportunities facing the payments and e-commerce markets are vast. We are looking forward to this event becoming a key driver of growth for both these industries,” said Terrapinn Pte Ltd’s Managing Director Sharon Roessen.
According to their press release, Cards & Payments Philippines 2015 will address some of the critical payment infrastructure challenges facing the market, taking a deep dive into the future of e-money, digital payments, cryptocurrency trends, compliance and cash handling. Meanwhile, E-Commerce Show Philippines 2015 will bring together leading e-commerce companies, to learn from e-commerce leaders on best practice customer acquisition & retention, logistical challenges, marketplace disruption and more.
“E-commerce in the Philippines is booming, with the market expected to grow to USD 2 billion by the end of 2015. Critical to this continued growth is the sharing of best practice and access to market leading solution providers. We are therefore delighted to be supporting the E-Commerce Show Philippines. As well as delivering the opening address within the conference, we are also excited to be sharing an exclusive update on the E-Commerce 2020 Roadmap. We look forward to meeting all the key players in the Filipino e-commerce community,” remarked Undersecretary Prudencio M. Reyes Jr. from The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry.