Past Programme

FLASIA 2021 PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE

Day 1, 25th November 2021, Thursday

Opening Address

Minister Address

Franchising State of Play – The Road to 2022 & Beyond

Brand Transformation & The Journey to Internationalization

Protecting Your Brand & Other Intangibles – The Legal Perspective

Consumer Market Outlook & Opportunities in Vietnam

Restaurant Innovation During Disruptive Times

Transforming the Next-Gen Restaurant Franchise with Cloud Kitchens

Keeping Up with the Pandemic: How Gyms are Changing its Business Model to Stay Competitive

Winning Strategies for Wellness Industry to Survive 2021 & Beyond

Day 2, 26th November 2021, Friday

Opening Address

CEO Panel – Predictions & Priorities for The Next Decade

Consumer Market Outlook & Opportunities in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Consumer Market Outlook & Opportunities in Malaysia

Investing in Early Childhood Development

Education Franchises Rising to the Challenge of the New Normal

The New Retail in Times of COVID-19 Endemic

Revolutionizing Retail with the Rise of Dark Stores

2021 AGENDA: 25 NOVEMBER 2021


10.00 AM


Joint Opening Remarks

Andrew Khoo, President, Franchising & Licensing Association
Chua Wee Phong , Chief Executive (Markets), Constellar Exhibitions


10.05 AM


Minister’s Address

Low Yen Ling, Ministry of State for Trade & Industry


10.20 AM

Joe
Keynote: Franchising State of Play The Road to 2022 & Beyond

Joe Canterbury, Founder, Chaucer Global , USA


10.50 AM

Jesher
Keynote: Brand Transformation & The Journey to Internationalization

Jesher Loi, Director, Branding & Market Development, Ya Kun


11.20 AM

Angeline Andrew Andy Ng Chong Yuan
Panel Discussion: Protecting Your Brand & Other Intangibles – The Legal Perspective

Andy Leck , Principal, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
Andrew Raymond Tuah , Partner, Tuah & Suparto , Indonesia
Angeline Suparto , Managing Director, Angeline Suparto Law Corporation

Moderator:
Ng Chong Yuan, Faculty, IP Academy


12.05 PM

Manh Rashid Khoa Phi
Panel Discussion: Franchising Outlook & Opportunities in Vietnam

Dr Abdul Rashid, Executive Director & CEO, Pegasus Education Group
Nguyen Khoa Dao, CEO, Tan Kim Nhat Company
Nguyen Phi Van, Chairwoman, Vietnam Angel Network

Moderator:
Manh-Hung Tran, Managing Partner, BMVN


13.00 PM

Alan David Gerhard Yusarn
Panel Discussion: Restaurant Innovation During Disruptive Times

Alan Wah , CEO, White Restaurant
David Leong , Business Development Manager, APAC, Subway
Gerhard Lanyi , Director, Brotzeit

Moderator:
Chiew Yu Sarn , Co Managing Partner, Yusarn Audrey


13.50 PM

AKP Catherine Joey Hsien
Panel Discussion: Transforming the Next Gen Restaurant Franchise with Cloud Kitchens

Ang Kian Peng, Advisor, The Social Kitchen
Catherine Goh , General Manager, Santan Restaurant , Malaysia
Joey Lee, Founder, Poke Theory

Moderator:
Hsien Naidu, Founder & CEO, Astreem Consulting


14.40 PM

Andrea
Keynote: Keeping Up with the Pandemic: How Gyms are Changing its Business Model to Stay Competitive

Andrea Bell, Co Founder & Director, Inspire Brands Asia


15.10 PM

Russel Sasi Willie Geraldine
Panel Discussion: Reimagining Wellness – Pivot, Grow & Thrive in 2021 & Beyond

Russell Harrison, Group Managing Director, Spartans Boxing Club
Sasidharan Unnithan, Founder & Managing Director, FightZone
Willie Chan, Founder & Managing Director, Wellaholic

Moderator:
Geraldine Tan, Director, Amica Law LLC

*Note: Final program and speakers may be subject to change

2021 AGENDA: 26 NOVEMBER 2021


10.05 AM

Susan Anthony Dickson Nancy Albert
Panel Discussion: CEO Panel – Rising Trends in the Franchising Arena

Anthony Wong, CEO, Creative Eateries
Dickson Low, CEO, Revenue Valley
Nancy Soon, Executive Director, Helen O’Grady Asia
Susan Liew, CEO, Omni Connection

Moderator:
Albert Kong, Chairman, Asiawide Franchise Consultants


10.55 AM

Supported By:

Mohammad Ahmed Marcel Sary
Panel Discussion: Franchise Outlook & Opportunities in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Ahmed Mahmoud, Advisor, Emirates Association for Franchise Development (FAD)
Mohammad Al Madani, Chairman & CEO, Al Madani Group
Marcel Portmann, Global Development & Operations, Duck Donuts, UK

Moderator:
Sary Hamway, Founder & CEO, The Franchise Trainer


11.45 AM

Supported By:

Michael Patric Paul Robin
Panel Discussion: Franchise Outlook & Opportunities in Malaysia

Michael Liew, Council Member, Malaysian Retail Chain Association & Business Director, MarryBrown
Patrick Sim, Group Business Development Director, Secret Recipe
Paul Ang, CEO, City Coin Laundry

Moderator:
Robin Yeo, Regional Manager & Senior Consultant, FT Consulting


12.35 PM

David C
Keynote: Creating a WOW! Brand for Your Business

David Chiem, Founder CEO & Executive Chairman, MindChamps PreSchool


13.25 PM

Eric HY RG Kar Liang
Panel Discussion: Education Franchises Rising to the Challenge of the New Normal

Eric Lim, Director, My Gym Singapore
Heikal Yusope , Deputy CEO, Kidz Treehouse
Rachel Goh, Director, Red SchoolHouse

Moderator:
Soh Kar Liang, Managing Director, Ella Cheong


14.15 PM

Jorge Andrew Joshua Winnie
Panel Discussion: Futuristic Outlook of Retail: The Way Forward

Andrew Khoo, Chairman & CEO, The MUI Group, Malaysia
Joshua Koh, CEO, Commune
Winnie Chan, Founder & CEO, Bynd Artisan

Moderator:
Jorge Rodriguez, Director, Influential Brands


14.55 PM

Rachel
Closing Fireside Chat: Future Proofing Your Franchise Business

Joe Canterbury, Founder, Chaucer Global

Moderator:
Rachel Kelly, MONEY FM 89.3 Presenter, SPH Radio

*Note: Final program and speakers may be subject to change