Category: Commercial

Cafe Malaysia 2018

Event Date: 25-27 January 2018

Café Malaysia 2018 will present the largest gathering of coffee and tea industry players to showcase equipment, machinery, accessories and various supplies and products for the perfect one-stop platform for industry professionals. Wake up and smell the abundant business opportunities in the growing regional and international counterparts.

Cafe Malaysia 2018, the 4th International Cafe Equipment, Supplies and Technology Exhibition is set to return at Matrade Exhibition & Convention Centre (MECC), Kuala Lumpur from 25-27 January 2018. This prominent exhibition serves as a springboard to the needs of more sophisticated equipment and know-how in the industry.

For the forth year running, Cafe Malaysia is dedicated to bringing regional and international coffee roasters, traders, producers, connoisseurs and tea communities under one roof. It is a one-stop hub for decision makers to source for their cafe needs and explore new business collaborations and opportunities in the country. This three-day caffeine-fuelled event will feature over 150 exhibitors from 15 countries, spanning nearly 5,000 squar metres gross, with an anticipated turn-out of 12,000 visitors.

Cafe Malaysia 2018 will also host three internationally-sanctioned competitions – Malaysia Latte Art Championship (MLAC) 2018, Malaysia Barista Championship (BMC) 2018 and Malaysia Brewers Cup (MBrC) 2018. These competitions will promote brewing excellence while appreciating artistic expression in coffee art, as well as showcase the abilities of the nation’s top baristas. The winners of each competition will be declared as National Champions and represent Malaysia in the respecitive World Championships in Belo Horizonte, Brazil; Amsterdam, Netherlands and in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The inaugural Food Truck Show 2018 will also run concurrently with Cafe Malaysia 2018, bring a wide range of related products and services targeted at entrepreneurs who are keen on venturing into the booming food truck bsuiness.

Event date: 25 – 27 January 2018
Venue: MATRADE Exhibition & Convention Centre (MECC), Kuala Lumpur
Organiser: CEMS Conference & Exhibition (M) Sdn Bhd – 03-6211 2438

EFE 2018

Event Date: 9-12 March 2018

Export Furniture Exhibition (EFE) 2018 is once again set to attract more international buyers and make waves, showcasing furniture of outstanding designs and quality with a variety of world class furniture. See high quality products by dependable, creative and trustworthy exhibitors at this premier meeting platform of renowned industry players.

Endorsed by the government attesting to the quality and international appeal of our show, you are assured of reaching a significant number of regional and international trade visitors. With our good track record, EFE showcases a diverse selection of the latest offerings on furniture and furnishings with excellent product mix. Organized by the industry, for the industry, EFE knows how to connect buyers with the world’s market leaders. Bringing together Malaysia’s leading manufacturers including manufacturers from the Asian Region to present a large selection of high quality furniture products.

The event is set to unveil the latest in furniture designs for commercial, residential and retail industry. Enjoy a rewarding experience in KL, a city with distinctive blend of tourism offerings from vibrant night life to ethnic culture and culinary delights where EFE is held. Acknowledged as one of the main tradeshows in the region, it is expected to generate optimum buying and selling opportunities.

With a wide range of exhibitors, EFE makes it easier to fulfill your business needs.

Gateway for international players to penetrate the regional market. EFE is the most representative international furniture fair in Malaysia by the industry for the industry.

A ‘must visit’ international event not to be missed!

Event Date: 9-12 March 2018

Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Organiser: EFE Expo Sdn Bhd (603 6270 9332)

For more info, please visit:

Fintech Expo 2018

Event Date: 5-6 March 2018

Malaysia FinTech Expo 2018, the first ever FinTech expo in Malaysia that will be consisting of an exhibition for all FinTech companies to showcase their products and services to the public, talks and forums that will be focusing on FinTech-related topics, pitching platform, a private B2B networking area to connect with local and international leaders of finance and innovations and an award ceremony. This event will be engaging into the world of finance and technology at its best.

3,000 peoples are expected to attend for 2 days FinTech exhibition that will enlightened them on the high-tech and advanced products and services from FinTech companies in Malaysia.

Discover all of the financial innovations that FinTech Malaysia has to offer.


Event Date: 5-6 March 2018

Veneue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Orgainser: Persatuan Usahawan Dinamik (603 2787 2075)

Penang International Halal Expo 2018

Event Date: 26-28 January 2018

Penang International Halal Expo & Conference 2018 (PIHEC 2018) – An unrivalled opportunity to source and select from an incredible global halal products showcase, PIHEC will be buzzing with various activities such as culinary competitions; appearance by local chefs and artistes, interactive seminars and entrepreneur workshops, halal conference, product demonstration and B2B networking sessions that will give you the opportunity network with thousands of industry peers and people passionate about driving the halal market forward.

Hosted and organized by Penang State Government of Malaysia under its halal facilitation agency, Halal Penang, Penang International Halal Expo and Conference (PIHEC) 2018 is an ideal platform and converging point for exhibitors and trade clients across regions of Southeast Asia, West Asia & Europe to promote and market wide array of halal consumable and non-consumable products.

Inaugurated in 2010 with the sole aim of facilitating the sourcing and selling of quality local and international halal consumables, products and services, this annual trade fair serves as a convenient and effective one-stop centre for Halal exporters and importers sourcing out domestic and international products from Northern Malaysia and the IMTT-GT region.

A one-day international Halal conference will be held in conjunction with the exhibition; will see internationally renowned speakers discussing issues and solutions, latest research findings, emerging technologies and trends in tandem with the advancements in the halal industry.

Take time to review the latest trends and innovations in the halal industry particularly in the food & drink sectors, food services, as well as the restaurant and other halal non-food sectors such as logistics, Islamic finance, tourism and hospitality.

PIHEC is a must visit for :

  • Manufacturers
  • Importers and Exporters
  • Distributors and Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Suppliers
  • Hypermarket
  • Hoteliers and Restaurateurs
  • Professionals
  • Investors
  • Financial Services Industry
  • Banking Institutions
  • Government Institutions
  • Business & Trade Associations
  • Halal Certification Bodies
  • Islamic
  • Associations
  • Agents
  • Media

Event Date: 26-28 January 2018

Venue: SPICE Arena, Penang

Orgainser: PIHH Development Sdn Bhd (604 262 5444)

World Chefs Congress 2018

Event Date: 11-14 July 2018

The most powerful gathering of global culinary leaders comes to Kuala Lumpur!

The Worldchefs Congress & Expo brings together more than 100 member countries and industry leaders to learn about culinary trends and innovations, compete on a global scale, and of course – experience unmatched camaraderie!

Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018 – Asia on a Plate – is taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The Congress includes four days of action-packed programming between July 11 – July 14, 2018, while the Expo, featuring world class exhibitors from across the culinary field, runs between July 12 – 14, 2018.

Congress & Expo is a hallmark tradition of Worldchefs and has been organised in over 20 cities across the world throughout its illustrious 82-year history. Don’t get left behind – see you at Congress!

Previously, the distinguished event has been organised in 36 cities and in 2018, will celebrate its 90th anniversary. It offers a thought provoking educational programme, the international Global Chef, Pastry Chef and Hans Bueschkens Challenges, as well as international showcase. The Worldchefs Congress & Expo provides a focal point for up to 2,000 international delegates to meet, enhance their industry network and be inspired by the
leading professionals in the business.

The Worldchefs Expo is a three-day event (12-14 July 2018) featuring industry leaders in food and beverages as well as complete solutions for industrial kitchens. It is the premier showcase for culinary innovation!

By visiting us at the Worldchefs Expo, you gain invaluable insights into leading industry solutions and gain unlimited opportunities to develop connections with leading suppliers and elite professionals.

Event Date: 11-14 July 2018
Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Organiser: Malaysian Exhibition Services Sdn Bhd (+60 3 2176 8788)


Event Date: 15-17 November 2017

The 20th SME Annual Showcase & Conference 2017 (SMIDEX) will be the largest established SME showcase in Malaysia bringing forth together SMEs, Large Companies and Multi National Corporations to showcase the latest products, services, and technologies for the global market.

The event will also showcase programmes such as WhaddaHack (crazy ideas and big changes solution), SME Conference, Pocket Talk, Big Match, opening ceremony and SMIDEX exhibition.

The Small Medium Enterprise Annual Showcase (SMIDEX) 2017 is expected to raise a combined sales of RM555 million this year, as compared to RM529 million sales last year, with an expected 10,000 visitors throughout its three-day event.

SME Corp Malaysia chief executive officer Datuk Dr Hafsah Hashim said the sales target would be driven by 400 exhibitors, mainly from ministries and agencies, financial institutions and SMEs participations.

“The local SME segment is expected to contribute about 37 per cent to the country’s growth by this year’s end in anticipation of between 5.6 per cent and 5.7 per cent gross domestic product (GDP) this year,” she said at a media briefing on SMIDEX & SME Conference 2017, in Kuala Lumpur, today.

SME Corp corporate management division director Czarif Chai Abdullah said SMIDEX 2017 is focused on digitalisation of SMEs, themed ‘Embracing Change, Enhancing Gain’.

She added the event is aimed to encourage entrepreneurship and spur the growth of local SMEs, in line with the government efforts to create more activities or programmes for the SME promotions.

Meanwhile, the SME Conference 2017, from November 15-16, will comprise five sessions with five moderators, 11 panelists and two luncheon talks, with only 500 available.

“The conference will deliberate on opportunities for SMEs especially on how those in the traditional sectors and least prepared take up the challenges and reap the benefit of digital transformation,” he said.

Czarif Chai said the conference would also create a platform for discussion, exchange of information and best practices for SMEs who want to embrace digitalisation.

“Discussion topics include digitalisation – a boost or disruption to traditional business, ten strategies to market business through social media, Women 4.0: The Beautiful Mix of Business – business models for women entrepreneurs, and young & in-demand – inspirational journey of young entrepreneurs into digital entrepreneurship as well as the future of talent – connecting youth to the megatrend and digital as well as youth,” he added.

Event Date: 15-17 November 2017

Venue: Malaysia Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur