The city
Shanghai, Shanghai

Bringing forward-thinking business leaders together to shape the revolutionary ideas that spark innovation within forecasting & planning.
Only the Business Forecasting & Strategy Planning China Summit brings the intelligence, innovation, and leadership in forecasting & planning together in one place at one time. The Summit is known for its interactive format, encouraging audience interaction and participation.
Through incisive plenary sessions, cut-through-the-hype onstage conversations, rapid-fire "high order bits" and "show me" presentations and in-depth workshops, executives from businesses will present their unique perspective on the strategic planning, S&OP, forecasting, supply chain management & pricing. You'll learn what business models and processes are working, what's next on the horizon, and how all of this will affect your own business.
We've built in plenty of time for catching up with old friends and making new acquaintances, and for connecting with the leaders redefining your industries business opportunities.
Attendance at the Summit is limited to maintain an intimate setting and foster dialogue among all participants. Registration is by invitation only.

Challenge & Opportunity

Effective planning is central to business success. In the modern business
environment technological developments and the advances of globalization
have created unparalleled opportunities for businesses to expand their
markets. But new opportunity has opened the door to new challenges.

As competition intensifies, businesses have never been under as much
pressure to consistently provide the products their customers want, when
and where they want them. Shifting customer expectations and the increasingly
global nature of supply chains and partnerships place formidable demands
on planning, as the number of relevant variables balloons and the predictability
of data becomes increasingly uncertain.

In this context, businesses are turning to a variety of business processes, techniques and technologies to identify and capitalize on the challenges of modern markets. This summit will focus on the solutions offered by innovative strategy, demand planning and business forecasting. The Summit will comprise of learning objectives, illustrated intermittently with a number of illustrative case studies:

•How to create business excellence with optimal communication, collaboration and co-ordination
•How to develop and implement an S&OP process, and gain support and involvement from senior management
•Discover how demand planners can optimize the demand management process to increase profitability
•Learn how to optimize the role of new product forecasting & planning in your company
•Hear Innovative ways to collaborate with your key clients
•Discover innovative planning strategies

The "Who's Who" of the Business forecasting & planning World

The Business Forecasting & Planning Summit China has become the gathering place for business leaders of innovation—it reflects and embodies the community—bringing together the most influential to discuss and debate the most important issues and strategies driving the industry and what we might expect in the coming year.

•Top executives will address the challenges & opportunities of the many Industries
•We'll focus on innovative new processes & technologies in our expert led-workshops
•Over 25 thought leaders slated to present in an interactive format stressing audience participation

The Business Forecasting & Planning Summit China connects the leaders, strategists and senior demand & supply chain executives a opening the business opportunities. Conference attendance is limited to maintain an intimate setting and foster dialogue among all participants.

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