TechNode Global recently concluded its ORIGIN Conference, a Southeast Asia-focused content track at BEYOND Expo 2023, which explored the region’s tremendous growth opportunities and emerging trends.
The conference, held on May 11 in Macao, featured expert speakers and panel discussions that delved into various topics, aiming to connect businesses across Southeast Asia and China and unlock new growth opportunities in the region. Panelists included industry leaders from Gobi Partners, CrossFund, IDN Media, Techsauce, ESCO Lifesciences Group, iFLYTEK, ViSenze, Pantheon Lab, Openspace Ventures, Malaysia Venture Capital Management (MAVCAP), DS/X Ventures, National Health Innovation Centre (NHIC) Singapore, ORA, Enlitho, TRIVE Ventures, Avant Meats, and SWAP Energi.
Dr. Gang Lu, Founder and CEO of TechNode Group and Co-Founder of BEYOND, delivered the opening keynote, where he shared an overview of the Southeast Asian market and discussed why now is the right time for businesses to invest and expand in the region.
Dr. Lu also highlighted the growing role of Southeast Asia in shaping the economic and technological landscape in Asia and globally. He envisioned BEYOND Expo becoming the go-to destination for everything related to technology in Asia, bringing it up to the level of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.
Vietcetera’s very own CEO and co-founder, Hao Tran, joined the event as moderator for the “Advanced & Affordable Healthcare thru Technology” panel that featured Dr. Pauline Tay of the National Health Innovation Centre (NHIC) Singapore, Elias Pour of ORA, and Kashish Sawalani of Enlitho.
Other key topics included “Why Southeast Asia Prime for the Next Decade?” and “How is AI Shaping Southeast Asia’s Next Gen?”
With 800+ exhibitors and 55,000+ attendees from around the world, BEYOND Expo has become an exceptional platform for businesses to connect with global tech innovation enthusiasts, industry leaders, and potential partners. The event featured at least 100 networking sessions, fostering collaboration and idea exchange across various fields, including enterprise, product, capital, and industries.
By focusing on business opportunities in Southeast Asia, ORIGIN Conference at BEYOND Expo 2023 aims to inspire businesses to explore market expansion and partnerships between China and Southeast Asia. This event is an unparalleled opportunity to connect with industry experts, discover new trends, and gain valuable insights into the region’s growing market.
ORIGIN Conference is TechNode Global’s premier international content track about the latest developments in the Asia tech and startup scene, where international industry leaders and technology innovators from across the region gather to share trends, experiences, and leadership lessons.
ORIGIN Conference at BEYOND Expo 2023 proved to be a critical venue for businesses seeking to expand their horizons, gain valuable industry insights, and forge meaningful connections in the global tech scene.