Category: Trade and Services

Taiwan Expo 2018

Event Date: 25-27 October 2018

Taiwan Expo 2018 is set to be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention and Exhibition Centre (KLCC) from 25th to 27th of October and will feature twelve major exhibition pavilions covering eight industry sectors. This year marks the second consecutive year that Taiwan Expo is here in Malaysia and many exciting products are up for display; showcasing the scope and depth of Taiwanese research and development in a wide variety of field. Amongst the key exhibits include the world’s first collaborative robot with intelligent visual positioning and the first ever mobile phone 3D printer.

Last year marked Taiwan Expo’s first ever outing in Malaysia which attracted some 20,000 visitors over its three day run, and generated business opportunities worth USD 36 million. Halal products and smart technologies received plenty of interest and up to 88% of trade visitors expressed the desire to visit Taiwan. The overwhelmingly positive reception underscores Taiwan Expo’s success in promoting the image of “Taiwan Quality” to Malaysians.

Showcasing Advantages in 6 Key Areas
The Taiwan Expo 2018 is themed Connect Taiwan, Connect the World, and will feature 250 booths by 200 companies covering a wide range of categories such Smart City, Green Tech, Healthcare, Halal Taiwan, Taiwan Lifestyle and Tour Taiwan. These categories will showcase the advantages of Taiwanese high quality products and services in areas such as cuisines, fashion, living, cultures, tourism and many more.

Taiwan’s cutting edge technology will also be prominently featured across the various themed exhibition sections under the banner of Taiwan Excellence that showcases outstanding general products; Digital Commerce & Startups brings together the leaders in ecommerce field; ICT Products features Taiwan’s dominating position in the field of internet and communication technology; Smart Health Station that integrates smart technology into healthcare services and many other amazing innovations. Visitors will get a chance to experience a sneak peek into tomorrow’s smart future with these the latest technologies.

A Safer & More Convenient Way to Live 
Taiwan’s strong R&D culture, production capability, product packaging and marketing puts it amongst the best in the world. Take the Internet of Things (IoT) for example, it encompasses all aspects of life such as smart cities, smart homes, rest and recreation and smart appliances to provide seamless convenience as the path to the future. The dynamism and culture of innovation in Taiwan has allowed it to remain at the bleeding edge of technologies for decades and is a world leader in e-sports, VR technology and consumer technologies.

The Smart Bus system that monitors drivers and reminders to improve drivers’ alertness and the 24-hour automated smart waste recycling notification system allows visitors a glimpse of the future. The world’s first collaborative robot with intelligent visual positioning that can identify objects based on many parameters such as shape, position, colour and embedded code will change the manufacturing landscape for years to come.

Green technologies will also be featured prominently under the banner of smart cities green technology solutions, green building material for sustainable development, and technologies that promote environmentally responsible lifestyles.

Unlocking the Value of Halal & Fashion
Malaysia plays an important role in halal certification globally and has long been one of its strongest advocates. Taiwan has been developing its halal industry with outstanding result and the Taiwan Halal Pavilion will introduce the halal industry of Taiwan to Malaysia. This marks the first ever press conference in Malaysia for Taiwan’s halal industry and should greatly increase the popularity of these products in Malaysia.

Visitors can also immerse in fashion, beauty products and the increasingly trendy cycling culture in the Taipei IN Style exhibition area, and experience for themselves the perfect combination of fashion and sports Taiwan has to offer.

Travel to Taiwan and Ride Across Malaysia in Style
According to the latest Global Muslim Tourism Index (GMTI) released by MasterCard, Taiwan is listed as one of the favourite non-OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) travel destinations for Muslim travelers. This is the first time Taiwan broke into the top 5 position and a clear testament of its efforts in attracting Muslim tourists. Muslim friends must visit the exhibition to learn more about the interesting attractions and food in store for you!

In 2017, Skyscanner selected Sun Moon Lake cycling trail as one of the 8 most beautiful cycling routes in the world and is high on the recommended list.

Taiwan bicycles have long been the world’s leading brands and manufacture 20 million units of high-end bicycle each year. Cycling is booming in Malaysia, and the vision of seeing world class Taiwanese bicycles on Malaysia’s beautiful cycling routes is highly anticipated.

Thriving Business Opportunities Awaiting Discovery 
In addition to product demonstrations, there will also be several seminars and business exchange meets during the course of Taiwan Expo 2018. The three main themes are Digital Forum, Smart Transportation, and Healthcare Excellence Seminar; industry leaders will be exchanging their experience with Malaysian academia and exploring business opportunities with industry players.

Taiwan Expo is a pillar of Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy and one of the many activities lined up for Southeast Asia. This year’s event calendar includes Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand and India. Malaysia has long been one of the most important trading partners of Taiwan and chosen as the stage for the grand finale of its 2018 outing.

Taiwan Expo 2018 will run from 25th October (Thursday) through 27th October (Saturday) between 10am and 6pm at the Kuala Lumpur Convention and Exhibition Center.

Entry is free and visitor only needs to register for a visitor pass.

To register for activities or for more information, please visit official website http://mys.taiwanexpoasean.com/ or

social media platforms https://www.facebook.com/TaiwanExpo.mys/

and https://www.instagram.com/taiwanexpo2018_malaysia/

Malaysian Insurance Summit 2018

Event Date: 27-28 September 2018

The Malaysian Insurance Summit 2018 (MIS2018) is the flagship Summit organized by the Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII) for the insurance industry, entering its 8th successful year. The Summit is set to address the most pressing issues faced by the industry, in addition to the best platform for industry networking and sharing of knowledge and expertise.

In this continuously evolving world, it is imperative for companies to adapt and keep up with changes. The question is, how do companies keep up with the rapid changes that are happening daily? The MIS2018 will shed some light to this issue, highlight current and upcoming trends that companies should know, in preparation for the future.

MIS2018 will feature distinguished speakers, to address issues and shape knowledge amongst senior management, insurance experts and other financial executives from across the region on one platform to present and discuss challenges, solutions and business innovations on the dynamic insurance sector and the growth that can be expected from this field.

TOPIC HIGHLIGHTS:
– Is our Industry meeting their expectations for Innovation?
– Digital Innovation in the Insurance Space
– How can traditional Insurers adopt and drive Design and Entrepreneurial Practices to drive Innovation and Customer Experience?
– Innovative Talent Strategies to retain and develop talents for the Insurance Industry
– Advances in Insuring Catastrophe
– Driving Digital Forensics
– Medical Telemedicine Healthcare
– The technologies of Digital Healthcare and Cloud Hospital Changing and Economics
– Insurtech to Reshape the Insurance Industry

Event Date: 27-28 September 2018
Venue: Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur
Orgainser: MII – events@mii.org.my

MIRF2018

Event Date: 26-28 July 2018

Organised by Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA), Malaysia International Retail and Franchise Exhibition (MIRF) aim to become the biggest showcase of retail exhibitors that Malaysia has ever seen. It will bring a display of the best and most established retail brands.

MIRF 2018 themed “Platform for Growth”, signify MIRF as a growth platform for retail and franchise businesses to not only expand in terms of revenue but to also shape and cultivate new business model and innovation strategy. With over 10 countries participating in MIRF 2018, there will be many international brands exhibiting, with quality business matching throughout the exhibition. MIRF 2017 transacted over RM65million business revenue with over 21,000 visitors.

MIRF 2018 will be held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and we foresee nothing but growth. With great excitement, we welcome everyone to quickly participate in Malaysia’s Biggest Retail and Franchise Exhibition ever organized by the MRCA.

We look forward to see you at MIRF 2018, PLATFORM FOR GROWTH!

Event Date: 26-28 July 2018
Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Organiser: Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA)

Malaysia Ecommerce Summit 2018

Event Date: 12-13 April 2018

Malaysian Ecommerce Experts Share Their Secret Tactics to Grow Business at Malaysia Ecommerce Summit 2018
in April in Kuala Lumpur.

There has never been a better time to invest in Ecommerce in Malaysia – Malaysia’s National eCommerce Strategic Roadmap, announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in 2016, aims to support SMEs to raise the country’s E-commerce growth to 20.8% by 2020 (from current 18% last year). The ultimate goal is to for more
than 50% of the 700,000 Malaysian SMEs to be listed on at least one Ecommerce platform.

With the Digital Economy booming and many supporting tools from the Government available, the time to invest in Ecommerce SMEs is now.

Hundreds of entrepreneurs in Malaysia every year try to conquer the Ecommerce market, however most of them simply copy bigger players like Lazada, Fave or iPrice. What have the “Big Guys” done better that no one else can? And how to learn from their findings?

This March, Malaysians get the opportunity to find out more about it, and learn straight from the country’s Ecommerce Experts.

Malaysia Ecommerce Summit 2018 was created with 100% practical, case-based Ecommerce knowledge in mind, shared with the public by some of the largest Ecommerce brands in Malaysia.

During 2 days of the Summit, the participants are in for a treat:
● 1 Government Panel (also available via online streaming),
● 2 Inspirational Malaysian Ecommerce Success Stories, &
● 14 Exclusive Masterclasses from leading Ecommerce practitioners.
● Ecommerce Expo, where Ecommerce companies and solution providers will offer their service and consultations. Exhibitors include Google, Egenz, YYC Business Solutions, and many more.

From Payment Gateways to Government Grants – Ecommerce Explained In a Practical Way, In Less Than 48 Hours

“Our focus is on no-fluff content. Our speakers agreed on sharing their true business stories and their best performing business tactics, and we are excited to showcase them to Summit participants” – shares Summit’s Organising Team.

“If you’re just starting your Ecommerce business, you’d probably love the sharing from Mr. Roger Lau, who is an expert in transitioning businesses from offline to online. We’ll also have Google Malaysia to talk about Google Shopping Ads, which is fantastic for Ecommerce marketing on the search engine, as well as free business tools available in Malaysia, and Mr. Kok Hing Lim from iPay88 to guide you through the payment gateways systems.”

Speakers also include Mr. Chen Chow Yeoh, co-founder of Fave, and Mr. Mohd Izzairi Yamin from ZeptoExpress, who will inspire the crowd with their business stories, as well as Lazada’s representatives who will reveal some information about their new DFTZ program.

“We’re grateful to Malaysian Government Agencies: MATRADE and MDEC, for joining our Exclusive Panel Discussion about the Government Initiatives for Ecommerce in Malaysia – there are actually some easily available Government grants and tools for Ecommerce SMEs that not many people know about. The Panel Discussion will include many important information for SMEs in Malaysia, so we’ve decided to live stream it for free, so it can reach entrepreneurs from Perlis to Johor Bahru and Sabah.” – add the Summit’s Crew.

Passes Are Available Online NOW

Malaysia Ecommerce Summit will happen on 12 and 13 April 2018 in APU campus in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. The All-Access Passes are now available for purchase online on the event’s website, and are currently offered with an Early-Bird discount.

The free passes entitling the holder to view the online streaming of the Exclusive Discussion Panel as well as to visit the Ecommerce Expo in APU campus are also available on the same page.

More information and press contact: zuza@myecommercesummit.com

Event Date: 12-13 April 2018

Venue : APU Campus, Bukit Jalil

MIHAS 2018

Event Date: 4-7 April 2018

The World’s No. 1Platform for Sourcing Halal Products & Services

There is a lot to look forward to at MIHAS 2018. In our largest edition yet, there will be plenty of opportunity to do business, network and gain new knowledge.

MIHAS is an annual 4-day trade exhibition held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. MIHAS is hosted by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysia, and is organised by the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE).

Respected as a modern, peaceful and prosperous Islamic country especially among OIC member countries, Malaysia has the added advantage of championing the halal cause. With more than 22,000 trade visitors flocking into the MIHAS 2017, it had resulted in total immediate and negotiated trade value of over RM1.01 billion.

Today, MIHAS is the premier event that is not limited to the ASEAN region alone but is also supported internationally by the enthusiastic participation of International Pavilions from countries across the globe.

It is expected to attract 22,000 visitors. The event has been a highly effective sourcing platform with sales worth US$4bil recorded since its inception in 2004.

Event Date: 4-7 April 2018

Venue: Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre

Franchise International Malaysia 2018

Event Date: 20-22 April 2018

Franchise International Malaysia 2018 (FIM2018) will assemble main players in the franchise sector from all around the world to discuss current franchise issues and focusing franchise as a key strategy in developing entrepreneurship in Malaysia especially in retail and service sectors.

FIM2018 is the largest annual franchising exhibition and conference in Southeast Asia and the only franchise event officially sanctioned by the Ministry of Domestic, Co-Operatives & Consumerism (MDTCC) and Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA). Attaining its 25th year pinnacle with proven organizing track records, the FIM is a melting pot of local and international franchise players into a world full of opportunities.

It will assemble main players in the franchise setor from all around the world to discuss current franchise issues and focusing franchise as a key strategy in developing entrepreneurship in Malaysia espcially in retail and service sectors.

This is the perfect venue to launch new franchise system, appoint master-franchisees, and identify potential local markets. With invaluable support from Malaysia government, top franchisors and key financial institution, FIM2018 promises to be the premier event for continuing successful development of the franchise industry in Malaysia as well as Southeast Asia region. Therefore, take this advantage to expand your business opportunities at FIM2018.

Event Date: 20-22 April 2018

Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre