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GS1 e-Connect
(December 2015)
GDSN Major Release 3 is coming. Are you ready?
 
The new GDSN Major Release 3 website is live and is the first step to setting the foundation for the future of commerce!

With the Major Release 3, you will be able to provide richer product information, adapt to regulatory requirements, support industry-specific functionality, improve data quality and increase speed to market.

For more information, check out our GDSN live website here!
GS1 SmartSearch: the new name for GTIN+ on the web
 
We have recently renamed GTIN+ on the web to GS1 SmartSearch. The new name is focused on the customer benefit and is meaningful, short and simple. The standard was released in June 2015 and is currently being piloted by Brazil, France, Hong Kong, Poland, Netherlands and UK, with close interest from Germany and US.

Our GS1 SmartSearch standard and guideline (previously called "GTIN+ on the web") allows businesses to benefit from:
  • Better search results for consumers to find the products and information they need.
  • Greater visibility of their products in online searches.
  • Improved, accurate online product information.
  • Shared product information via consumer-facing mobile devices and websites, which ultimately drive sales.
Post Event: GS1 Singapore Seminar
How To Enhance Your Business Using e-Commerce

With the e-commerce industry quickly growing and challenging traditional retail landscape, more and more retailers are eager to jump onto the online shopping bandwagon. The key to thrive in an e-commerce environment, however, is “to ensure the product speak the search engine language”, as put by Mr Andy Siow, one of the speakers at the GS1 Singapore Seminar held on 4 December 2015.

The event saw over 60 participants from 30 organisations in attendance, and participants were introduced to the benefits of GS1 Standards and how they could better help customers find, evaluate, and purchase products online with ease. With GS1 Standards endorsed by online giants such as Alibaba and Suning.com, they could become a powerful tool for companies to boost their businesses.

Click here to read the full post event report!

 
GS1 Singapore and Authenticateit© Partnership
 
GS1 Singapore has announced its collaboration with Authenticateit© (AIT), an Australian tech firm, to launch a new authentication and traceability solution for GS1 members and businesses in Singapore. The solution comes with an easy-to-use smart device app that allows consumers to access a product’s detailed information – such as recall status, product ingredients, and product origin – and verify the product’s supply source and authenticity prior to purchase. The new solution is an answer to the increasing demand in the industry for higher safety and quality checks.

To read the article on Channel News Asia, please click here.
If you are interested to find out more about the Authenticateit© app, please email contact@gs1.org.sg.
 
Here's how GS1 Singapore Members can benefit as ITEX ASIA exhibitors
 
Date: 21 - 22 January 2016
Venue: Singapore Expo

Dear GS1 Singapore members,
If you are planning your company's product launches for next year or thinking about your team's sales pipelines, you should consider exhibiting at ITEX ASIA 2016. The event will showcase a diverse variety of technologies and 16 exciting themes that will provide IT executives the knowledge to be at the forefront of their organization's digital transformation journey.


Here's how you will benefit from exhibiting at ITEX ASIA 2016:
  • Establish your strategic leadership presence
  • Gain exclusive face time
  • Grow and engage your prospects in Singapore
  • Strengthen brand positioning
If you wish to create more business, take the lead and contact us at sales.itexasia@singex.com to secure your booth now.

For more information, check out the ITEX Asia 2016 website here.
IoT Asia 2016
Closing the Gap: From Vision to Reality

 
Date: 30 - 31 March 2016
Venue: Singapore Expo

Since 2014, IoT Asia has been a key industry platform for governments, industry and technology leaders to foster closer partnerships and create opportunities for the public and private sectors. The 3rd edition of IoT Asia will highlight key areas critical to the development and the future of Internet of Things in Asia.

 
Smart Cities * IoT Data Analytics* Design Applications * Wearables * Enablers * Industrial IoT

What to expect at IoT Asia 2016?
  • 2,500 attendees
  • 80 sponsors and exhibitors
  • Country Pavilions
  • Thematic Zones
  • New product launches
  • Multi-track conference on Smart Cities, IoT Data Analytics, Design Applications, Wearables and Industrial IoT  
Contact sales.iotasia@singex.com for information on event sponsorship and exhibition booth rates.
 
Online visitor pre-registration and conference registration open in late 2015.
For more information, visit www.internetofthingsasia.com.
Events
Coming Soon!
GS1 Singapore Food Safety Forum 2016

 
Date: 29 March/ 1 April 2016
Time: 9am - 1pm*
Venue: SMF House*


Look out for more information to be released in 2016!
*Subjected to changes
Coming Soon!
GS1 Singapore Seminar

 
Date: 17 February 2016
Time: 2pm – 5pm
Venue: SATO Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., 
11 Ubi Road 1, #03-01, Meiban Industrial Building, Singapore 408723

Look out for more information to be released in 2016!
Membership Referral
Refer a new member to GS1 Singapore and get rewarded!

The more successful referrals you refer, the more rewards you can earn!

Click here for more details on GS1 Singapore Membership Referral Programme.
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