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From Surviving to Striving: Comexposium Asia Pacific’s exciting leadership shift in 2024

SINGAPORE, Jan. 23, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Comexposium, one of the world’s largest event organizers, proudly announces progressive leadership changes within its Australasian operations.  

Ryf Quail, the current Managing Director ANZ & SEA overseeing the region’s premier marketing, e-commerce retail and media events under the iMedia Summits brand, is set to assume the role of Managing Director role for NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific, in 2024. This transition opens the door for Helena Stylman, the Group Sales Director ANZ & SEA, to step into Quail’s former position.

Both the iMedia Summits and NRF industry events are exclusive productions of Comexposium. The inaugural ‘NRF 2024 Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific’ in Singapore is an extension of the renowned NRF Retail’s Big Show held annually in New York City, attracting over thirty-five thousand retail professionals globally.

We’ve been working extremely hard behind the scenes on this APAC project, it’s a really exciting time.” Ryf Quail expressed his excitement about the APAC project, emphasizing its potential as the premier trade show across the Asia Pacific region. With the support of the Singapore Tourism Board, NRF’s retail expertise, and Comexposium’s conference pedigree, the event is scheduled for June 11-13, 2024, in Singapore and aims to make a significant impact.

Quail, backed with over 15 years of experience in the trade event industry and 20 years in tech and media, brings a deep understanding of the business and the retail industry. His appointment to the new role, combined with the internal ANZ succession of Helena Stylman underscores the company’s confidence in ensuring the success of its Asia Pacific organisations.

Stylman, recognized for her experience and success in retail eCommerce events, is entrusted with leading the ANZ business. Quail expressed confidence in her abilities, stating, “The business in Australia and New Zealand is in great hands.” Stylman echoed this sentiment, expressing her excitement and confidence in the iMedia team supporting her in taking the reins. The highly sought-after iMedia Summits boast a distinguished reputation for providing rich networking opportunities for high-calibre attendees across various industries.

Despite pandemic challenges, Comexposium’s resilience is evident in its successful navigation of the industry events business. Elaine Chia, CEO of Comexposium Asia Pacific, emphasized confidence in Quail and Stylman, noting that their capabilities reflect the collective strength of the supporting teams. “Together, they are poised to deliver an outstanding year ahead with the launch event in NRF APAC: Retail’s Big Show 2024, while iMedia’s continued success sets new benchmarks for the ANZ based industries.”

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Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific will complement NRF’s Retail’s Big Show, which is held in January each year in New York City. Online registration for the NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show APAC are now open for individuals and groups. Super early bird discounts are now available from December 2023 through to 16 February 2024.

Retailers are encouraged to book their full conference passes to the main conference and expo via the dedicated online registration portal on the website or directly with a tele-sales agent. Fees are based on the organization type and may be referenced here.

iMedia Summits service the APAC retail, e-commerce, marketing and advertising sectors with prospective delegates submitting expressions of interest via the event websites to attend. Approved delegates are recognised as market leaders in their field and are issued complimentary invitations to attend where they gather and meet with approved ticketed technology and solution providers, to learn, network and be inspired through world-class content.

For more information on either Comexposium Asia Pacific events visit  or

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For more information regarding NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show APAC please contact:

Name: Meichin Tan (Ms.)
Telephone : (65) 6392 5328

For information regarding iMedia Summits Australia and New Zealand please contact:

Name: Anna Cannon
Telephone : (61+) 422 951 669