Tuesday, 8 November 2016
|8:30AM – 10:00AM||
Arrival of Delegates, Guests and VIPs
|10:00AM – 10:50AM Lakai Ballroom||
Promotional Videos of Gangwon Province and 2018 Winter Olympics
|11:00AM – 12:10PM Lakai Ballroom 1||
PANEL DISCUSSION – Realising Women’s Potential in the Creative Economy
Creative industries are those industries that have their origin in individual creativity, skill and talent, and make a significant contribution to the national economy and job creation. Why are creative industries an effective means for empowering women? What are the key success factors for women entrepreneurs in creative industries? How can the public and private sectors encourage greater participation of women in the creative economy?
|12:10PM – 1:10PM Hansong Hall||Lunch/Informal Networking|
|1:10PM – 1:30PM Lakai Ballroom 1||Trio Musical Performance|
|1:30PM – 2:40PM Lakai Ballroom 1||
PANEL DISCUSSION – Creating Unique Blends of Cultural Industry Across Asia
Cultural industries are a growing and significant part of the global economy. It offers great potential for investments, knowledge transfer as well as foster entrepreneurship. How does culture contribute to economic growth and job creation? What are some of the strategies toexpand the growth of thecultural industries? How can cultural industries across Asia create a unique blend? What are the policies and programmes that could help vitalise cultural exchanges?
|2:40PM – 3:50PM Lakai Ballroom 1||
PANEL DISCUSSION – Challenges and Business Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs in the Halal Industry
The global halal economy was valued at USD3.2tn in 2012 and forecasted to double to USD6.4tn by 2018. What are the dynamics of the Halal Industries? What are the key challenges faced by women entrepreneurs in the industry and how can they be overcome? What are the business strategies that could be adopted by women entrepreneurs to advance in Halal industries? What are the strategies to help expand the demand in Halal tourism?
|3:50PM – 5:00PM Lakai Ballroom 1||
PANEL DISCUSSION – Financing Options for Women Entrepreneurs
Women business owners continue to face unique challenges when seeking financing. Small business loan approval rates are lower for women-owned companies than they are for businesses owned by men. Additionally, revenue and credit scores are lower and operating costs are higher for women. Despite these challenges, the number of businesses owned by women continues to grow. What are the financial challenges and obstacles faced by women entrepreneurs?What are the traditional and other alternative financing options available for women entrepreneurs?
|6:30PM – 8:30PM Lakai Ballroom 1||Gala Dinner Welcoming Remarks Korean Traditional Performance Dinner|
|10:20AM – 5:00PM Lakai Ballroom 2||SME Exhibition|
Wednesday, 9 November 2016
|9:30AM – 11:30AM Lakai Ballroom 1||
Roundtable Business Networking (RBN)
The RBN is developed to encourage greater business networking opportunities for Forum participants. The RBN brings together like-minded individuals to get to know each other in an informal setting and resume discussion on business opportunities
Cultural and Creative Industries
Beauty and Healthcare Industries
|12:00PM – 1:00PM Lakai Ballroom 1||Farewell Lunch / Informal Networking|
|1:00PM – 5:00PM||Experiencing Korean Traditions and Tour to:
|9:00AM – 2:00PM Lakai Ballroom 2||SME Exhibition|