Postal Innovation events

Sharing best practices for innovation in postal and express shipping

Wise Media created the world's first high-end technology event for end users exploring leading edge methodologies and applications to improve postal and express shipping services.

Knowledge sharing and Cross fertilization

Postal Innovation events illustrate how next generation digital technologies can be implemented to improve business and creating new sources of revenue. Offering an important chance for cross-fertilization from other industries using advanced technologies, they act as a think-tank going beyond the industry-specific constraints of other events. It offers a profound understanding of the cross-sector opportunities and implications of each technology platform. Innovation is a dedicated initiative on a vertical market in which innovation is expressing most attractive new paradigms. As a focused initiative within a larger symposium on automatic identification , they foster new business opportunities for the postal sector.

The Postal Innovation initiative is designed to offer an exclusive networking platform for public and private sector decision makers driving the modernization of policies and strategic logistics infrastructures in light of the digital revolution. It engages security and technology experts in projects aimed at global societal progress and sustainable economic development.

Who is invited

Postal Innovation EMEA and Postal Innovation Americas connect representatives of the postal and express shipping organizations with ICT experts in the field of mobility, security and traceability from around the world, bringing to life the first international think-tank and observatory on innovative technologies and methods in the postal sector. At each convention held in the different continents, postal operators from around the world meet with government, private sector representatives and ICT leaders to define a new vision for future delivery models in the real and digital world.

Connecting continents

Key delegations at Postal Innovation EMEA

Postal Innovation EMEA saw annual events hosted in Rome (Italy) at the headquarters of the Italian State Printing Company (Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato) and of Poste Italiane, and was organized as full scale conference and exhibition in the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion of the Abu Dhabi Summits held under the patronage of H.H. Sheik Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, with the endorsement of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the U.A.E and of the European Commission.

Hosted by Wise Media at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, the world-class event featured key initiatives held for the Sustainability Summit’s special interest working groups focusing on Postal Innovation and Finance Transparency.

Postal Innovation opened its doors in Rome held in Abu Dhabi saw experts from across the EMEA region and further afield convene to discuss ICT-driven innovation in the postal and express shipping arena. At its 11th global edition, Postal Innovation opened its doors in the capital of the United Arab Emirates for the fifth time under the patronage of H.H. Sheik Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The event was held at The Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research and was endorsed by the European Commission and the Emirates Identity Authority.

Key contributions to the debate and representation from Postal operators across the region included: Dr Mohammed Benten, CEO, Saudi Post, Moezden Ben Hariz, Director Commercial Affairs at Tunisian Post, Majed bin Anzzan, Director General of Postal Operations at Saudi Post, Younouss Djibrine, Secretary General at the Pan African Postal Union, Tanzania, Mario Chartouny, CTO and Khalil Daoud Chairman & Managing Director at Liban Post, Dr. Ahmed Kada, Director of Internationals Affairs at Morocco Post, Jasminka Krivokuca, General Manager and Milica Arbutina, Head Office at Poste Srpske, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Veronika Bagdanovich, Head of International Department at Russian Post, Rauno Stüff, Head of Business Division at Estonian Post.

Postal Innovation EMEA: a two-day conference and exhibition at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research

Postal Innovation Americas: an annual two-day conference and exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Shared strategies at Postal Innovation Americas

Leading postal players from Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, El Salvador, Costa Rica and other operators shared strategies and vision with ICT leaders in high-level debate at 10th global Postal Innovation event. For the third time in Latin America, Postal Innovation opened its doors in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil under the patronage of the Cabinet of Ministers of Argentina and with European Commission endorsement.

Flavia Lucia Xavier Almeida, Head of Postal Bank Department with Brazilian Post, Victor Hugo Avila, Deputy Manager of Business Innovation of CorreosChile, Margarita Quintanar, General Director of Correos El Salvador, Hon. Suvi Lindén, UN Broadband Commission, Rodrigo Rosa from the Chamber of the City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Carlos Roberto de Oliveira, Director with Casa da Moeda, Brazil were among the key speakers at the event, which highlighted the importance of serving citizens through modern digital postal operations and networks.

Important insights and debate were further generated by the wide array of senior postal players from across the region. These included: Jaime Ernesto Magaña Chavez, Manager of Technology Development Unit of the Directorate General – Correos El Salvador; Adriana Barragán, President – 4-72, La Red Postal de Colombia; Antonio Braquehais, Head of Mail Products Department – Brazil Post; Alex do Nascimento, Head of Commercial Department of Parcels – Brazil Post; Juan Claudio Tristán, President – Correo Oficial de la República Argentina; Franklin Barrantes Montero, Operations Manager – Correos de Costa Rica.

Senior postal industry representatives from further afield included Younouss Djibrine, Secretary General – Pan African Postal Union, Tanzania; Dr. Ahmed Kada, Director of International and Cooperation – Morocco Post; Abd Alsttar Ali Alshabrawy, Research & Development Team Member – The Egyptian National Post Organization (ENPO), Egypt; and Sbusio Xaba, Manager Process Planning & Development – South African Post Office (SAPO).

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