Testimonials

“FUTR is an interesting place to be because you always learn something by listening to other businesses, particularly an enthusiastic startup... One of the things that I think is definitely true in the digital world is you can steal ideas from anybody!”

CEO - Domino's Pizza Group

“FUTR is very different to any of the other events I have been to... what’s so cool about FUTR is I get to meet people that are in touch with the new trends in retail and to get inspiration from different industries… At FUTR you have the bigger companies, that see there are challenges out there that need changing and you also have the new companies that say ‘how can our business model apply to this change?’ So the combination of both types of companies is what makes FUTR such a unique opportunity.”

CEO - Lynk & Co

“Amazing event… the name itself is so appealing and together with these wonderful people and all their skills in one spot is just an amazing thing… Great event that anybody should attend, just to get a brief grasp of what’s coming. ”

CEO, Oatly

“This is my second year at FUTR, it’s the most inspirational place to get the information you need and to get all the nuggets of wisdom from all the different industries and companies... It is something that I have suggested to all of my colleagues and I’m looking forward to the next one!”

Director of Brand and Marketing - Scape

“What’s so exciting about coming to FUTR, it’s not just our ability to tell and share our story but it’s the ability that we have to learn from others and to be able to take that back and share it with our teams back in the office... Gathering, hearing and sharing with others, that really helps refine the path that we’re on. ”

VP Customer Experience - Virgin Atlantic

“A lot of really innovative companies at FUTR. What I like at FUTR is the style of marketing that all the companies are employing, it’s very creative and very friendly. You almost feel like you’re walking into people’s living rooms and you’re just having a chat with them. FUTR is a great way to market, great way to network and to find out who else is out there. ”

Communications and Marketing Associate - Opportunity International

“For me what’s really interesting is I get to see start-ups and I also see corporates and a lot of clients so it’s a great conference, happy to be here. ”

Director of Innovation - Selligent Marketing Cloud

“It’s been a pleasure to see to see all these different companies that have been taking marketing to the next level and integrating technology to innovate towards the future... Great to be at the forefront of innovation, especially in the martech space… we want to know where the industry is going, be a part of it and be on the lookout for new tools and technologies. ”

CEO & Co-Founder - Talent Village

“To hear from people of all different backgrounds in different industries is what makes FUTR great. ”

Digital Data And Insights Manager - Mclaren Racing

“It’s important for us to attend FUTR because we’re a young company ourselves, we’re still in the process of getting more people to know who we are and that brand recognition helps.... we also come to meet lots of like minded people and make new connections, whether that’s new partnerships or new customers in the retail environment and in technology as well. ”

Head of Business Development - Yapster

“As a China specialist we’re very focused on that particular market so it’s important for us to come to an event like FUTR in order to get other perspectives, to meet other service providers in parallel industries and of course meet new clients as well. ”

Founder - TONG Digital

“Face to face engagement with peers and other companies and networking is irreplaceable. CEO - VOCO Network

“FUTR always has great speakers and really good brands attending. You get some really senior people that are willing to open up about their businesses, it’s a more honest event where people will talk more openly. ”

Founder & CEO - Sherpr

“This is the second time we’ve come as exhibitors, we’ve met lots of interesting companies, lots of enterprise clients, lots of big brands that come so it’s always very relevant for us to talk about our innovation in the space. ”

Commercial Director - Stuart

“We came to FUTR because we’re interested in what the consumer’s of tomorrow are up to… A lot of really interesting talks and interesting brands here and I think the networking is really important. It’s a really great opportunity to meet people who are working either in a similar industry or maybe with an overlapping product with a similar audience. ”

Creative Director - Hype Collective

“For us we attend FUTR because of the variety of people.. We’re here to get the word out, talk to more retailers and spread the word about Critizr…. but also to get some ideas from these innovators and the partnership opportunities that we’re fostering as well. So, it’s a great show for us, it’s the right size and the right crowd.”

Vice President Sales - Critizr

“Fantastic array here at FUTR today of different brands, different products, different services. A whole variety of vendors and suppliers here, some interesting stuff that’s going on so it’s really fabulous to be able to walk the floor and find out some more about the state of the art with respect to digital, retail and commerce ”

VP Client Success - Mention Me

“Innovation is key for us and keeping ahead of the game so it’s good to see what other people are doing… good to see what’s out there and leveraging new technology and fresh ideas into our platform. ”

CEO - EMSOL

“Interesting to see a wide array of different technologies that are available not just for single direct customers but also other collaborative technologies as well… Important to attend, firstly to get our own name out there but also to connect with similar, like minded people. And really understand what’s going on in the arena around us so that we can learn and we can stay relevant ”

Ecommerce Growth Specialist - Bidnamic

“FUTR is an interesting event because of the mix of different companies but also the topics… there have been talks about AI, the future of retail, innovation models etc… having some start-ups included on panels with different thinking is a good mix to have because it shakes us up a bit.”

John Lewis & Partners - Lead UX Designer

“What’s interesting about FUTR is just that, the future, there is so much tech, every two years our next generation has a new way of interacting with the environment... Just being able to come and see where are people are going, how are we thinking about the new tech and how do you take that new tech and interweave it into what you do as a plain old ecommerce company, that’s pretty exciting!”

Head of Digital Product Development - Sainsbury's Argos

“I think FUTR is a really interesting show because it does have that massive mix of brands, so you’ve got IBMs and Salesforce alongside start ups. There is some fantastic innovation going on and everyone’s really interested in learning and creating the future of work together which is an awesome place to be. ”

Head of Customers - Sure Petcare

“Amazingly, I’ve learnt how to integrate AI into my software… Companies can best stay ahead and satisfy consumer demand by coming to events like FUTR. I think it’s amazing that you can learn about next steps, where we’re going and how to keep up and get ahead of trends. ”

Founder - To Thrive

“It’s important for us to be out meeting people, so we meet customers but we also make connections we didn’t even know might be helpful. You don’t make those connections if you don’t come to events like FUTR. ”

Managing Director - StorIQ

“One word: Impressive
It is a must to be at FUTR to understand what’s going on in the innovation field together with all the retailers to understand what they are doing. So, it’s a perfect match to be all together in the same place.”

CEO East Asia & India - Mango

“I love how FUTR has curated an innovation conference tailored to all enthusiasts in the marketing innovation space. With clearly defined business marketing challenges as the foundation of the conference, combined with a huge pool of start ups and participants from around the region and exclusive thought leaders from industry-leading companies. The 2 days in FUTR were absolutely rewarding, I walked away with new connections, thoughts and ideas beneficial to my line of work, looking forward to the next one!”

Total Brand Experience Innovation Lead - Johnson & Johnson

“FUTR is one of the best Marketing & Retail conferences that I have attended.

Top global brands like from diverse industries like Technology, Retail, Banking, FMCG etc. actively participated in the 2 day event. I met some great people and learnt immensely from the other distinguished speakers.”

Lead Data Scientist - Target

“FUTR is a melting pot of the old and the new retail and everything that is coming in the future. The kind of people FUTR attracts is top class, the world’s best people come here from all over, I’ve met some great people here.

The best ROI on my dollars invested in meeting the right audience, it’s the best place to be.”

Co-Founder & CEO - Shoffr

“FUTR is a unique, diverse, vibrant and future-shaping event. They have successfully achieved the balance of showcasing premium digital industry players and exciting new challenger start-ups on a common platform.”

CTO - Reckitt Benckiser

“Opportunity to capture the great audience that FUTR brings and expand our network.

Interesting talks, well laid out and easy to understand.”

International Partner Manager - Shopify

“We attended last year’s conference and really enjoyed it. We thought FUTR would be a great opportunity to show the company, meet with lots of interesting people and learn what’s happening in marketing.”

Music Supervisor - Big Sync Music

“The reason why this conference is special is that when you walk in you realise that you are surrounded by the best of the best in the industry… its decision makers here, they’re people that can sign off and people who will take you seriously. Singapore is a wonderful place to come and to start doing business quickly, effectively and smartly.”

Director of Retail - Omnilytics

“This is our first year exhibiting and we’re very excited, there are a lot of like-minded people here, not only people in the same industry but the brands that are exciting to come on this journey with us.”

Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer - AiChat

“For us we come to FUTR to learn all about new trends and the latest of what’s happening across retail, a lot of interesting things are happening across our online space, so we are just seeing what innovation is in the market-place and what other brands are doing.”

Director - Nike Stores | South East Asia & India, Nike

“I love all the keynote sessions! They’re very informative and the speakers and content are great. I think the show is really nicely done… Singapore is the hub for southeast Asia, a lot of headquarters are based here so it’s a good place to hold such an event.”

Marketplace Development Director SEA&I - Nike

“We were really drawn to FUTR this year by the audience that comes, they’re interested in retail and e-commerce which is something that we are absolutely interested in too.
One word: Exciting”

APAC Lead for Growth, Marketing & Communications - Dentsu Aegis Network

“FUTR gives us a good platform to talk about our message to the market, I had the opportunity to interact with people who came to our #TwitterLounge and our private lunch.

Describing FUTR in one word: Incredible”

Managing Director SE Asia & Sr. Director Business Development APAC, China, Australia - Twitter

“We have met really good enterprising brands and heard so much action about insights from the speakers, amazed by the background and how solid the speakers are.

The connections that you make at this event are with really qualified people.”

Market Development Manager - Dynamic Yield

“We went to FUTR last year and made some great contacts so we wanted to check out the event again this year.”

General Manager APAC, - Digimind

“I’ve been coming to FUTR since it's first edition and for me it’s very interesting because it has a great mix of start-ups and brands talking about innovation. It’s about what’s going on in different parts of the world and what the perspective is of brands, start-ups, consumers, technologies and about trends that are re-shaping the future of retail, marketing and commerce.”

CEO - Re-Hub

“I think FUTR is an excellent opportunity to see what’s coming up next and to widen the scope outside just the hospitality industry. FUTR is a great opportunity to see how banks or FMCGs are looking into the future and what they’re doing.”

Director of Marketing and Communications - JW Marriott

“Amazing to meet so many different people that I haven’t met before, it’s been really exciting seeing all the AI.”

Head of Influencer Talent, APAC - Brave Bison

“FUTR is an exciting platform where you see marketing, retail and commerce coming together, I really find that blend very interesting. It’s not only about tech; there is a real conversation around business, consumer, authenticity and AI at the same time.
One word: Inspiring”

Regional Marketing Lead Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa - Kellogg Company

“Singapore Airlines are trying to be more present at key events like FUTR, where we think the thought leadership and the quality is based. We’re trying to share our thoughts and get some interesting insights across when it comes to innovating and going through transformation.

Really good quality of discussions and thoughts we can share, it was valuable time spent at FUTR and I met lots of people I will connect with again.”

Vice President Digital Innovation - Singapore Airlines

“We found the event to be well organised and worthwhile - the mix of content and speakers was good, the overall layout lent itself well to networking and the sponsorship packages were good value. There were a great number of attendees from the e-commerce and related fields and we will be attending again next year.”

COO - Dexecure

“2018 was Meltwater's first year attending and sponsoring FUTR Asia and we got a great opportunity to speak with and in front of new companies and decision makers. Looking forward to 2019!”

Marketing Communications Manager APAC - Meltwater

“Unique, engaging, inspiring and fun.”

Vice President IT Consumer EMEA - Johnson & Johnson

“Loved seeing the different and contrasting experiences across different industry sectors - thought they were brilliant and made me think about how we could bring those experiences to food and bring it to life. Strongly recommended.”

Head of E-Business - Nestle






“The best in terms of content, quality, innovation and learning.”

Head of Ecommerce - Nespresso

“This Summit is the meeting of the brightest minds in digital, technology, social and… everything!”

VP - Southwest Airlines

“This show is all about challenging the status quo. I love the breadth of brands in attendance and the depths of representation from them.”

Head of Social & Content Marketing - Uber

“The Summit continues to exceed our expectations. It brings together thousands of like-minded brands and retailers to explore the modern age of commerce and business powered by an evolving consumer. ”

Senior MD - Accenture

“Unparalleled content and speaker line up in a venue full of potential nextgen commerce partners we are very keen to discover. There’s very few business summits I would fly to and FUTR Europe makes the list.”

Senior Manager & Global Consumer Analytics - Adidas

“FUTR is one of the most highly curated yet diverse conferences I’ve been to. Great experience.”

Director of Strategy and Business Development Asia Pacific - Mashable

“Great experience at FUTR. I was highly impressed with how well organized the event was and thoroughly enjoyed the talks.”

Chief Brand Officer - Adore Me

“FUTR was really well organised, lots of interesting speakers. I’ve come back to work full of inspiration and new directions to explore.”

Co-Founder - BOOMF

“It’s great to get insights from different people, as they can give you a completely new mindset and that’s why I come to FUTR Summit.”

Chief Innovation Officer - MediaMarktSaturn

“I love this event. It is very unique.”

Lead Evangalist Alexa - Amazon

“I met some really interesting companies with crazy ideas we love and some of them will materialise and some may not, but that what a conference like this is about. I loved it! See you next year! ”

Senior Digital Marketing Manager - Arcadia

“Events like this are at the forefront of where technologies are going.”

CMO - Booking.com

“The is the ONLY Retail and Marketing event we attend all year. ”

Marketing Manager - Adidas

“It would be difficult to find another event that brings publishers, brand marketers, tech vendors, investors and more under one roof. Kudos to FUTR.”

CEO - AdAsia

“Almost ALL of the target companies we want to talk to are at FUTR”

CEO - Mishipay

“Great place for us to network with existing customers and acquire new ones.”

CMO - SendGrid

“Our digital and marketing experts love being on top of the latest trends and sharing best practice so found FUTR to be one of the highlights of 2016 and 2017 with a strong variety of content and formats to really stimulate the mind. With so much going on across the conference timetable we’ll be back in even bigger numbers seeking new ways to continue driving innovation across our brands’ communications.”

Head of Digital Media - PepsiCo

“Great opportunity to meet with CMO’s. ”

Head of Strategic and Vertical Marketing, Brands and Ecommerce - Facebook

“Diversity of topics makes it a broad and encompassing conference and judging by the crowds it’s clearly on everyone’s agenda ”

Head of Agency, APAC - Facebook

“An amazing opportunity to meet with like-minded thinkers, start-ups and most importantly see what other brands in the space are doing. You can’t miss it!”

Head of Digital Asia Pacific - Johnson & Johnson

“Fantastically curated, immersive and experiential. Not to be missed by brands, retailers and startups”

Director - Forbes

“Impressed by such constructive conversations about AR, VR, Data and AI”

Regional Director of Mobile Commerce - Sephora

“Marketing and customer experience never stand still and we need to make sure we know what’s going on. I look forward to seeing what the tech vendors here have for the future.”

LUXASIA Head of Consumer - LUXASIA

“There are very few conferences like this focused around innovation in retail.”

Asia Pacific President - Adyen

“Seeing this event in Singapore and deciding whether to attend was a no-brainer. It’s engaging, on-the-cusp and authentic  ”

Chief Commercial Officer - Kayak

“Bright minds coming from all over the world to exchange knowledge and share experiences”

Chairman & CEO - One Championship

“Meeting new companies, new peoples and new technologies is extremely valuable for us to improve our brand and remain relevant. Best event ever.”

Global Director Johnnie Walker - Diageo





“It’s been fantastic. I think when you’re really engrossed in your work and you’re doing your day-to-day it’s really hard to find the time to actually just step back. We got to really experience the real world as a consumer, but almost like an informed consumer, where you’re challenged to really think about the experience.”

Associate Partner - Piper Private Equity

“I think that all of our visits had a bit of something special and they were all really different. It’s great that you have guided us through this. I would have never been to any of these retailers or any of these stores if I hadn’t been on this tour, which I found really useful!”

Marketing Manager - Pets at Home

“Really appreciated learning about the experiential and immersive side of customer experience as well as learning about new business models and entrepreneurial behind-the-scene stories that were really interesting. Very well organised by the FUTR team.”

Managing Director - Vacheron Constantin