WeChat Team to Make Public Debut in Singapore to Unveil the Secret of Success in China's Mobile Payment

SINGAPORE, March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WeChat official team, who builds the first Chinese app to hit 1 billion monthly active users in the world, will hold its WeChat Pay Overseas Partners Conference in Singapore for the first time on Mar 26th, 2018. The conference will explore the secret behind the rapid growth of mobile payment in China and bring to Singaporean merchants handy tools and best practice on how to better operate Chinese shoppers on WeChat.

Singapore Tourism Board data shows that more than 3 million (3.227 million) visits were made by Chinese tourists to Singapore in 2017, 13% higher than 2015. Chinese have become the largest overseas tourist base for Singapore. With growing number of Chinese visiting Singapore, Singaporean merchants imperatively requires a matured solution to provide Chinese visitors with overseas shopping and paying experience.

WeChat team will introduce its cross-border solutions, including WeChat Pay, WeChat Official Account, Mini-program and more to the market. Local golden cases are invited to share their experience and methodology of attracting Chinese shoppers.

WeChat Pay aims to duplicate domestic smart life and its business solutions overseas. The cross-border payment solution offered by WeChat Pay allows Chinese outbound tourists to make the payment to the merchants in Chinese yuan, while enabling the Singaporean merchants to receive the payment in their local currency, saving them the trouble of exchanging currencies and saddling the shopper with a small-denomination banknotes and coins in an unfamiliar currency.

Through serving Chinese outbound tourists, WeChat Pay has established partnerships with an ever-growing number of overseas merchants with the ability to handle transactions in 13 different currencies in 25 countries and regions.

Event detailTime: March 26th, 2018 1:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.Venue: Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, the 3th floor, Island BallroomAddress: 22 Orange Grove Road, 258350, SingaporeApply now for free: http://cn.mikecrm.com/UDY46NC Seats are limited and the audience will be chosen in a random way. Registration will be confirmed by mail and SMS.Application deadline: March 19th, 2018 | 12:00p.m.

Interested media are invited to conference. Please contact liwan@tencent.com to register.