Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
13:30 - 17:00

1880, 1 Nanson Road, Level 3, Singapore 238909

The only APAC B2B Marketing Event To Attend

B2BNXT Marketing Summit


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Leading Speakers


Marketing Leaders






In this age of information overload, making meaningful connections with the APAC B2B buyer has never been more challenging - especially with the advent of fragmented buying journeys and the plethora of alternative options.
At B2BNXT Marketing Summit - The Human Touch, we delve into what’s next for B2B tech marketers and how leveraging the behavioural and data insights enable powerful experiences for the modern APAC buyer.


How To Drive Human Insights And Behaviour
B2B and B2C – Same Same but Different?
Why Meaningful Connections Matter
How To Drive Human Insights And Behaviour
APAC consumer expectations are sky high – and each interaction is assumed to be tailored, timely and targeted. How do we meet these expectations?
What does the future of B2B in APAC look like in an increasingly connected world? It’s emotional - in influencing consumer behaviour and building closer relationships. This means your strategy needs to integrate emotional triggers, buyer psychology and decision-making insights in order for it to be future-ready. Only then, will your strategy come full circle in humanising your consumers’ B2B journey.
What you’ll learn:  
  • The psychology behind the decision-making of buyers in APAC
  • The right platforms to get data and gain insights from
  • The method to using data to inform your ABM strategy
B2B and B2C – Same Same but Different?
From Amazon to Spotify, these B2C giants have mastered the art of data-driven personalisation. The result: serving the right content at the right time on the right channel. Why is this still an untapped opportunity by B2B marketers in APAC?
With the wealth of consumer data available today, there’s no excuse for cookie-cutter communications.  It’s about knowing what content they like and how to make sure they see it. And this stems from changing the way you use data. Let’s take lessons from our consumer cousins and learn how data-driven personalisation generates stronger storytelling and recommend more relevant content in real-time.
What you’ll learn:  
  • What B2B marketers stand to gain from this opportunity
  • How to adopt B2C best practices to B2B
  • How to contextualise and personalise experiences in real-time
Why Meaningful Connections Matter
As a region, APAC is a melting pot of distinct identities and personalities. How then can B2B marketers create a meaningful connection with APAC buyers?
The modern B2B buyer no longer waits for solutions to land on their laps – they’re active on various channels to seek out relevant solutions. To then reach your APAC buyers, you need to be able to leverage audience insights to create campaigns that are not only effective but also get your message into the right hands, and at the right time and at the right place.
What you’ll learn:  
  • Why audience insights are crucial in selecting digital channels
  • How to activate sound channel strategy for quality leads
  • How to amplify your content on channels that can get heads turning your way
Watch this space, we'll be releasing the speakers and full agenda soon
Registration and Welcome Reception
Welcome and Introduction
How To Drive Human Insights And Behaviour
B2B And B2C – Same Same But Different?
Afternoon Break
Why Meaningful Connections Matter
Where Should B2B Go Next
Networking Drinks Reception
End of event
Thanks for a great event.  Lots of thought-provoking discussion.  Looking forward to the next one.
Marketing Director, Ciena


Featuring 9 great marketing speakers and industry experts all coming together to share their insights and secrets to success. The full line-up of speakers will be coming soon.   
Professor Gemma Calvert
Professor of Marketing
@ Nanyang Business School

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Professor Calvert is an internationally renowned neuroscientist and foremost pioneer of neuromarketing. An entrepreneur, academic and seasoned speaker, Gemma has published over 60 scientific papers on human brain function, including in Science and Nature. She has a BSc in Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Oxford where she subsequently set up and directed a brain imaging group on multisensory brain systems for several years. She was conferred a personal Chair at the University of Warwick in 2008 and for the past 8 years has been at the Nanyang Business School as a Professor of (Neuro) Marketing.

Susie Wong
Chief Digital & Marketing Officer
Fuji Xerox Singapore

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As Fuji Xerox Singapore’s Chief Digital & Marketing Officer, Susie is responsible for driving profitable market share and mindshare through helping customers in their transformational journey, from paper to digital intelligence. Her charter includes Customer Experience, Field & Digital Marketing, and Brand & Product Management. She brings to Fuji Xerox data-driven, customer-centric marketing, and leadership experiences that create real and lasting impact for brands. Susie is also active in industry engagements, she presided as the Head Jury for the Festival of Media APAC Awards 2018, and more recently as a Head of Jury in 2019 APAC Effie Awards. Prior to Fuji Xerox, Susie held a multitude of regional and global roles in IBM, her last appointment being the Director of Performance & Programmatic Marketing in IBM Asia Pacific.

Javin Chew
APJC Marketing Director
@ Pivotal  

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With over 2 decades in B2B marketing across Asia, Javin Chew currently leads the Pivotal Marketing APJC GTM functions, has previously set up digital campaigns for Sage and established the Emerson Marketing from the ground up.   He is passionate about helping companies meet its business goals through various marketing programs and digital campaigns with a focus on positive ROI. In his free time, he loves a good challenge and is an avid participant in Obstacles Course Races such as Tough Mudder and Spartan. Currently, Javin Chew is the APJC Marketing Director for Pivotal and soon to be acquired and become part of VMware to help Asia's largest organisations transform the way they build and run software.

Mayank Chaddha
Head of JAPAC Digital &Brand Experience
@ Oracle

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Mayank has over a decade of experience working across the Tech, FMCG, Internet and Telco industries. Over the course of his decorated career, he has bagged over 40 national and international marketing awards for digital and social campaigns that he’s spearheaded. He currently heads Oracle Digital & Brand Experience across Japan and Asia Pacific, driving excellence across his teams to deliver exceptional brand experiences for buyers both offline and online. Mayank is a believer in diversity and is an avid reader.

Todd Bates
Head of Commercial Transformation – APAC & Propositions Marketing @ Telstra

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Todd Bates is Head of Commercial Transformation – APAC for Telstra based in Singapore. He is responsible for transforming and optimising Telstra’s business to achieve sustainable profitable growth through commercial excellence. This includes leading a team responsible for strategy, complex deals, pricing and business operations that spans ASEAN, India and ANZ. In addition, Todd leads Propositions Marketing across all international markets, shaping the go-to-market approach through content marketing, sales enablement, digital campaigns, PR and analyst / influencer programmes. Todd has held a number of B2B technology marketing and product roles in Asia, Europe and Australia and is recognised as a Chartered Marketer by London's Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Namrata Kapur
Brand Marketing and Strategy Lead - Cloud, Asia Pacific @ IBM

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Namrata is a seasoned B2B tech marketer, leads brand and content strategy for her current organization and the founder of Marketer in Tech:
 A content series for B2B marketers. As a number crunching marketing leader and influencer, Namrata is experienced in targeting and implementing region specific marketing campaigns that make apositive impact on the bottom line.

Soo Min Lee
International Client Director
@ South China Morning Post

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Soo Min has spent her career helping brands engage with their audience through content. From B2B events, brand activation to branded content campaigns now at South China Morning Post, her career spans across online to offline marketing. Soo Min is passionate about humanizing brands through stories and is constantly eager to learn about new things.

Ben Soubies
Head of Sales,
Asia Pacific @ Talkwalker

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Ben Soubies has experience in working across multiple different industry sectors and different countries. Engaging with C-Level Executives and trying to understand what they need to achieve to drive true business outcomes. Ben enjoys following the development and impact of information technology in business and society. Having worked for TBWA, Gartner and Talkwalker Ben brings a lot of market research experience to the table. For years he has been advising companies across the world on how to leverage the digital age to their advantage. Today as Head of APAC at Talkwalker Ben advises partners and organisations on best practices in monitoring, measuring and analysing online conversations.

Sammy Elazab
Head of Online Sales Organisation, SEA
@ LinkedIn

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Sammy leads LinkedIn’s Online Sales organisation in Singapore and Malaysia and has built a reputation as an enthusiastic leader who regularly outperforms growth expectations. With over 15 years of experience in sales and account management across the UK and Singapore, Sammy is passionate about digital marketing and working with sales professionals to maximise their potential.


How to get there
Parking is available onsite. The lift lobby to the restaurants takes you to the 3rd floor.
The nearest train station is Fort Canning (Downtown Line) and is a 10 to 15 minute walk away along the Singapore River
Indicate your destination as 1 Nanson Road. Ride the escalator to the 3rd floor, or use the lifts by Marcello.