25th – 26th May 2017

Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park

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Meet the world’s leading property experts

The natural evolution of the globally successful International Property Awards Summits, IPAX Asia Pacific is an exhibition and networking summit that attracts the finest companies and individuals from across the fields of architecture, property development, interior design, real estate and beyond.

The show is a full business-to-business networking environment for all sectors of the property and real estate industry.

The event gives all attendees the opportunity to showcase themselves to some of the finest companies to make connections, form alliances and generate new business.

Connect with the region’s leading companies

IPAX Asia Pacific combines the presentations of the world-renowned Asia Pacific Property Awards and Asia Pacific Hotel Awards with a full business event designed to connect property companies from different disciplines within the industry, generating sales and association opportunities.

IPAX is a complete platform for business professionals in the property industry to meet, network, learn and connect with each other.


Past Participants



Dr. Suvit Maesincee

Minister Attached to the Prime Minister’s Office, Royal Thai Government


Antoine Besseyre Des Horts

Vice President of Design, American Standard

Antoine Besseyre Des Horts was born in France in 1982. He graduated with honors in a Master’s Degree in Industrial Design at the Nantes Atlantique Design School (France). Throughout his career, Antoine has amassed an impressive portfolio of design work and experience as a transportation designer, brand-experience designer and industrial designer (home appliances) in various large organisations and prestigious agencies.

For the past six years, Antoine worked closely with Paul Flowers, LIXIL Water Technology’s Chief Design Officer, where he chalked up extensive knowledge and experience in sanitary ware at GROHE AG designingAG, designing a number of many successful collections for the European, American and Asian markets. Through his years in the design field, Antoine has received many design accolades such as the Red Dot Design Awards, IF Design Awards, Good Design Awards, Interior Innovations Awards and the prestigious Red Dot Design Team of the Year Award in 2011 – the highest Design accolade awarding the best team of Designers across many industries and sectors.

Alexander Wong

Alexander Wong

Award-Winning Architect & Architectural Writer

A post-graduate from Princeton University, he established his own design firm Alexander Wong Architects in 2001. Wong specializes designing Luxury Homes for A-List Clients in the Movie Industry as well as creating theme-based Cinema Complexes like “Avatar City” in Zhongshan, “A Futuristic Eden” in Shenzhen and “Carmen Futura” in Hong Kong — all three projects garnering International Design Awards and many others including World’s Best Retailfor De Rucci and World’s Best Show Home for Henderson Land China respectively at the International Property Awards 2015-2016 in London last year. Earlier, Wong has been a regular contributor for China’s largest airline’s in-flight magazine “Gateway” of China Southern Airlines. In 2013 & 2015, Wong has been selected by AD (Architectural Digest) China as one of the “100 Top Architecture & Design Talents in China” and also voted Best Young Interior Designer of the Decade in Hong Kong in 2015 by Mediazone. In December 2016, Alexander Wong Architects made history by winning the Top Award with “World’s Best Interior Design” at the International Property Awards in London.

Jean Pierre Dumas

Jean Pierre Dumas

Managing Director, iHome Systems

Jean Pierre Dumas or JP as he likes to be called was born in Africa to British and French parents. After business studies in the UK, a Masters in France, an MBA in Asia and work experience in marketing and strategy he decided to start his first tech startup – iHome – which was at the forefront of bringing smart home and building solutions to South East Asia with offices in Bangkok, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. Notwithstanding the joys of running a regional smart home and building powerhouse JP launched another company called AppySphere which provides loyalty and client interaction platforms over apps. iHome was recently partially acquired by Somfy SA from France in one of the larger deals for this industry in the region. JP lives in Bangkok with his wife and daughter and enjoys amongst many other hobbies looking at business and investment opportunities in technology and software in South East Asia.


Desmond Sim

Head of Research Singapore & South East Asia, CBRE

With more than 15 years of real estate experience, Desmond has undertaken various roles. He started off this career as a real estate appraiser and property tax consultant before he was transferred to the research team. It was subsequently followed by leading the consultancy team; to business development.

He was also part of the team which incepted and completed various private equity real estate funds in China and India.

He has also undertaken numerous research, feasibility and master planning studies in Singapore and other countries including Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei and Maldives.

Key clients include major developers, financial institutions, private equity funds as well as government bodies.


Ian Milne

Senior Design Director, Atkins

Ian has been practicing architecture globally for 26 years spanning through Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. During the last decade, Ian has led competition winning design teams at prestige firms such as KPF and RMJM, and is presently Senior Design Director for Atkins Architecture in Hong Kong.

He has been responsible for the design of various high-rise towers in Shanghai, London, Chongqing, Amsterdam, Ho Chi inch City and Changsha, ranging in height from 200m to 500m. These include Loncin Centre in Chongqing, World Trade Centre Amsterdam, Saadiyat Landbridge Abu Dhabi and Vincom Landmark 81 Tower in Vietnam.

Ian has spoken on many occasions on the topic of tall buildings, including high profile conferences in Hong Kong, India, Shanghai, Singapore, Vietnam and Kuala Lumpur.


Day 1 – Thursday 25 May

09:00 – 09:30


09:45 – 10:00

Event Opening

Stuart Shield, President, International Property Awards

10:00 – 10:20

Keynote Speaker


10:20 – 10:40


Overview of the Retail Market in South East Asia and placemaking as a strategy

Desmond Sim, Head of Research Singapore & South East Asia, CBRE

10:40 – 12:15

Awards Ceremonies

The Asia Pacific Property Awards

Architecture Categories
Available only to full-access ticket holders

12:30 – 13:30

Working Lunch

Available only to full-access ticket holders

13:30 – 13:50


How Smart Can a Smart Home Be?

Jean Pierre Dumas, Managing Director, iHome Systems

13:50 – 14:10


Global Design Trends

Antoine Besseyre Des Horts, Vice President of Design, American Standard

14:10 – 15:40

Awards Ceremonies

The Asia Pacific Property Awards

Interior Design Categories
Available only to full-access ticket holders

15:40 – 16:45

Awards Ceremonies

The Asia Pacific Hotel Awards

All Categories
Available only to full-access ticket holders

16:45 – 18:00

Winners’ Drinks Reception

Close of day 1 events

Day 2 – Friday 26 May

09:00 – 09:30


10:00 – 10:20


The integration of efficient structural solutions with luxury super High Rise Residential

Ian Milne, Senior Design Director, Atkins

10:20 – 10:40


Can Luxury PR and Advertising Techniques Be Used in Real Estate?

Stuart Shield, CEO, International Property & Travel Magazine

10:40 – 12:00

Awards Ceremonies

The Asia Pacific Property Awards

Real Estate Categories
Available only to full-access ticket holders

12:00 – 13:00

Working Lunch

Available only to full-access ticket holders

13:00 – 13:25


Designing For a Luxury Client

Alexander Wong, Award-Winning Architect & Architectural Writer

13:25 – 13:50


Prefabrication Solutions

Nimish Varma, Director of Projects Marketing, Grohe

13:50 – 15:30

Awards Ceremonies

The Asia Pacific Property Awards

Development Categories
Available only to full-access ticket holders

Close of Daytime Events

Evening reception begins at 19:00

Get Involved

Exhibit or Participate

Here are the contact details.

Call +44(0)1245 250981
Email events@ipropertymedia.com

IPAX is an opportunity for a limited selection of firms to access some of the leading companies in the property industry. It’s the perfect way to display your services, products and skills to the highest levels in your target audience – CEOs, Owners and senior management. We look for expert companies to exhibit and deliberately limit the number of exhibitors for each industry sector. This reduces competition with similar firms and gives you more time to concentrate on meeting your networking prospects.


The show is a full business-to-business networking environment for all sectors of the property and real estate industry. The event gives all attendees the opportunity to showcase themselves to some of the finest companies to make connections, form alliances and generate new business.


Space is available for high-visibility exhibition stands to present your products or services to this unique captive audience alongside related companies from quality goods, services and related industries. This is the most effective way to engage with attendees and demonstrate your projects, products or specialisations. From £1200

Panel discussions

Specially selected experts share their perspectives on pre-arranged topics of interest.


Discover new ways to do business and explore emerging trends with a series of seminars conducted by our expert speakers.

Register to attend
IPAX Asia Pacific

Registration does not include access to The Asia Pacific Property Awards or The Asia Pacific Hotel Awards ceremonies.
To access these ceremonies, please purchase full access event tickets here.