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From Surviving to Thriving: Digital Transformation Impacts on Small and Medium Businesses

3 August 2023 (Thursday) | 1.30PM – 5.00PM

Impactful tips and success stories on digital transformation.


Small, and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore play a crucial role in the economy by generating employment opportunities, driving economic growth and innovation, promoting exports, supporting larger corporations, adding diversity and resilience, and contributing to the overall vibrancy and competitiveness of the business landscape.


Recognising the valuable contributions SMEs make to our economies and the well-being of societies, Exabytes, UOB Singapore and SME Centre@SCCCI collaboratively are hosting an event to honor the successes of SMEs in their digital transformation journey.


In this event, we will also delve into the transformative power of digital technologies and strategies that enable SMEs to not just survive, but thrive in the digital era. It recognises the challenges faced by SMEs in adapting to the rapidly evolving digital landscape, while emphasising the immense opportunities for growth and success.


As for the Panel Discussion, the panellists will provide insights on how small businesses can develop a comprehensive digital strategy aligned with their goals, target audience, and available resources. This involves understanding the digital ecosystem, identifying the right digital channels, and prioritising investments in technology.


Event Agenda

Opening Speech
by Ms Michelle Yap, Asst. Vice President of Group Marketing, Exabytes Group
Keynote Speech: Macro Outlook for Singapore and ASEAN: Opportunities and Risks for Businesses
by Alvin Liew, Senior Economist, Senior Vice President
Global Economics and Markets Research, United Overseas Bank (UOB)
Sharing Session: Rethink Value Propositions to Enhance Competitive Advantages in the Digital Era
by Mr Aaron Toh Heng Hui, Senior Business Advisor, SME Centre@SCCCI

Sharing Session: How to Grow Your Business Online
by Ms Michelle Yap, Asst. Vice President of Group Marketing, Exabytes Group

Tea Break
Panel Discussion: Unlocking Growth Potential: Strategies for SMEs in Singapore


Clarence Leong, CEO of EasyParcel Group


  • Mr Chan Kee Siak, Founder and CEO of Exabytes Group
  • Mr Benedict Tay, Senior Vice President and Head of CED and Ecosystem Partnership, United Overseas Bank Singapore
  • Mr Aaron Toh Heng Hui, Senior Business Advisor, SME Centre@SCCCI


Introduction to UOB BizSmart Programme
by Mr Benedict Tay, Senior Vice President and Head of CED and Ecosystem Partnership, United Overseas Bank Singapore
End & Networking


Key Speakers


About Exabytes

Founded in 2001, Exabytes is Southeast Asia’s leading All-in-one Business, Cloud, Digital and Ecommerce solutions provider. With 22 years of experience powering over 160,000 customers worldwide, Exabytes is always hard at work in curating and collaborating with the best solutions for businesses to grow online. Other than the core domain and hosting to start digitising, Exabytes is also the expert on cloud, marketing, digital, cybersecurity and enterprise solutions. Today, Exabytes has spread its wings across the region with presence in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.


About SME Centre@SCCCI

SME Centre@SCCCI is part of the network of SME Centres established between Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI). As a leading support hub for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore, they offer value-add services in business advisory and capability building to help SMEs in strengthening their businesses.


About UOB and UOB BizSmart

UOB is the One Bank For ASEAN. Through their 500 offices in 19 countries and territories, they connect SMEs with and within ASEAN, and to Greater China, and the rest of the world. UOB is committed to help SME businesses grow and operate efficiently, through digital transformation solutions and by connecting them to new business networks and markets. They also provide a unified approach to sustainability and sustainable financing. This is why they have been awarded The Asian Banker’s Best SME Bank in Asia-Pacific for 7 years.


UOB BizSmart offers a suite of digital solutions that UOB has curated to help SMEs digitalise and automate their business operations, which help drive business efficiency and growth. It is live in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam, with a total of 50 unique industry partners spanning 8 solution categories such as Accounting, HR and Payroll, POS and Payments, Logistics to Digital marketing. This extensive range of solution partners is designed to cater to different SMEs’ industry needs at different life-stages of their business journey, no matter which part of ASEAN they are based in.  Coupled with complimentary advice and support from our Digital Advisors, SME clients will be able to automate their business operations, maximising efficiency

Event Details

Date: August 03, 2023

Start time: 01:30 p.m. UTC+08

End time: 05:00 p.m. UTC+08

Venue: 9 Jurong Town Hall Road, Trade Association Hub, Jurong Town Hall. Level 1 Training Room, T1C

Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/7s7iQYz7RoWyycvm7

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