Blog Onlab First ever Echelon Asia Summit to be held in Singapore on 23rd and 24th June

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[Singapore] 21st April 2015 – Echelon has been running for the last 6 years and has grown to be the leading tech conference in Asia. With the recent success of its regional Echelon events in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia, e27 is looking to up the ante with its flagship event by inaugurating its first ever Echelon Asia Summit in Singapore. The Summit aims to take tech conferences to a whole new level with an estimated 2,500 attendees that hail from startups, venture capitalists, corporates, as well as the media. There will be no better place to connect with the various stakeholders in the region’s tech ecosystem.

With a theme of “Connect & Be Inspired”, the 2-day event will feature keynotes and panels with over 70 world-class speakers. There will also be workshops by industry experts where attendees can equip themselves with technical skills to take themselves to the next level. In addition, the region will be showcasing its best and brightest innovations at the booths and pavilions, among other attractions in the massive exhibition area.

To top it all off, the Finals of the TOP 100 Program will be taking place during the Echelon Asia Summit. The TOP 100 startups in Asia have been selected through regional qualifying rounds from a pool of over 500. They will be making their way to Singapore to showcase their products and services at the TOP 100 Exhibition as well as receive mentorship from a repertoire of industry leaders. Meanwhile, the top 10 startups will be pitching on stage in front of a panel of international judges to be crowned the Most Promising Startup in Asia!

Echelon Asia Summit 2015 Key Features

Networking Opportunities

With a dedicated networking lounge as well as a business matching app, making the right connections at the Echelon Asia Summit is easier than ever! With over 2,500 attendees from various sectors, meetings will be arranged throughout the 2 days.

International Keynote Speakers and Panel Discussions

Echelon Asia Summit 2015 will feature keynote sessions and panel discussions with over 70 speakers from all around the world. Startups will be inspired to achieve greater heights through their insights and experiences.


Speakers

Top 100 Finals

Echelon’s Startup Marketplace has been rebranded to the TOP 100 Program to better serve the startups showcasing their products and services at the Echelon Asia Summit. The TOP 100 Finals and Exhibition will be held in conjunction with the Echelon Asia Summit. The TOP 100 startups in Asia selected from regional qualifiers will make their way to Singapore for mentorship, as well as to showcase their goods. The top 10 startups will vie for the title of Most Promising Startup in Asia by pitching on stage in front of a panel of international judges.

Workshops

Echelon conferences typically include workshops that impart tips and tricks of the trade to startups in attendance. The Echelon Asia Summit 2015 will be no different, with big names of the industry on hand to help attendees level up their technical knowledge. With 3 dedicated workshop rooms as well as open air sessions, there will be no shortage of space to learn.

Exhibition Area

The event’s massive exhibition hall will be featuring the latest innovations from startups and corporates alike featuring the famed Tech Alley, as well as makers from Singapore and the TOP 100 Program.

Side Activities

Take a break from the main agenda with a plethora of side activities. Visitors can unwind at the Massage Corner, challenge each other to some console gaming, or try their hand at flying drones at the Drones Fly Program.

Afterparty

Attendees can continue their conversations with some music and a round of drinks at the Echelon Asia Summit 2015 Afterparty. More details to be announced at the event.

About e27 (e27.co)

Asia’s leading resource platform for innovation-led businesses, encouraging a new generation of technology leaders, creators, entrepreneurs and investors who are constantly impacting the marketplaces they work in.

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