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Asia's first e-commerce automotive conference in Singapore

Singapore, Feb 17 (PRNewswire-AsiaNet) - Ecommerce Automotive, the leadingglobal supplier of events and online information for Automotive e-commerce ande-business, today launched Ecommerce Automotive Asia 2000 www.ecommerceautomotive.

Singapore, Feb 17 (PRNewswire-AsiaNet) - Ecommerce Automotive, the leading global supplier of events and online information for Automotive e-commerce and e-business, today launched Ecommerce Automotive Asia 2000 www.ecommerceautomotive.com.

This groundbreaking event, the first ever for Asia-Pacific runs over two days at the luxurious 5 star Shangri-la Hotel in Singapore from April 4-5, 2000. Ecommerce Automotive Asia 2000 sets the agenda for Asian automotive enterprises as they rush to develop leading-edge ecommerce capabilities.

This established industry event will show attendees how ecommerce is revolutionising the way the automotive industry does business. "Ecommerce Automotive Asia 2000 will demonstrate for senior level attendees how to position their company at the cutting edge of ecommerce.

Presentations will include senior level case studies of those Asian, US and European automotive companies that are already utilizing e-business to maximise their profits and increase their overall efficiency by well over 40% in some cases. Those companies who want to be major players in Asia simply can't afford to miss out on these opportunities," says Tobias Webb, Automotive Ecommerce Director of First Conferences Ltd -- www.firstconf.com .

Senior level e-business presentations will come from Delphi Automotive Systems worldwide e-business Director, Richard Radecki, Ford's e-commerce Director for Asia Pacific, Bipin Patel, Astra International's IT Managing Director, Paulus Bambang, Toyota's US Extranet Director Jim Pisz, Tata Technologies CEO for India, Ross Macdonald from Chrome Data Corp and many others at the cutting edge of automotive e-commerce and e-business.

This strategic event will focus almost entirely on case studies from leading global Automotive manufacturers, suppliers, solutions providers and consultancies. Case studies include Hyundai and Click Commerce, BMW and The Fantastic Corporation, Astra and SAP Asia, Tata Technologies and TELCO India, and Advanced Manufacturing Online and Natsteel Corp. There will also be interactive panel sessions, networking events and free workshop discussions hosted by Andersen Consulting and i2 Corp to give high level attendees the chance to walk away with a solid step-by-step business plan for implementing e-strategy into their future operations.