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MACEOS BE FORUM 2019

The annual Business Events Forum returns on the 23rd October this year at an all new venue, the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), the third largest MICE venue in the Southeast Asia region and the largest trade and exhibition centre in Malaysia.

With an all-encompassing theme of BE Memorable, the forum shall include the BE Talk, sessions for a few selected speakers to discuss and exchange ideas on a given topic, and BE Pitch, a unique session for young innovators to pitch and present their bright ideas to potential investors and key stakeholders in the business events industry. At the BE Marketplace, businesses and companies in the industry can exhibit and promote their services and products to those attending the forum.

Already in its 4th edition, speakers at the forum will be key players in the industry ranging from professional conference organisers, destination marketing companies, audio visual suppliers and many more.

BEF 2019 is targeted towards students, associations, event suppliers, government agencies, meeting planners, venue owners, destination management companies, non-governmental associations, exhibition organisers, convention organisers, convention bureaus and more.

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Be Memorable

23 October 2019, 10:00-17:00

Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur

Time Program
09:00 Registration and Morning Refreshment
10:00 Welcome Remarks by Y.Bhg. Dato’ Vincent Lim, MACEOS President
10:10 Opening Address by Guest of Honor
10:20 Keynote Address
Business Events are also Content Hubs for Malaysia: The Astro Awani Story
Presented by
Kamarul Bahrin Haron, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Astro AWANI
BE INSPIRED Embrace trend of festivalisation to redefine Business Events
10:50 All That Matters – Making an Impact

Presented by

Joe Sidek, Joe Sidek Productions Sdn Bhd

11:10 BE CONVERSATIONS

How festivalisation is influencing exhibitions and meetings

Moderator:

Lee Mark, COO of The Hot Shoe Show & Co. Sdn Bhd

Panelists:

  • Gerard Leeuwenburgh, United Business Media (M) Sdn Bhd
  • Dee Dee Quah, Director of Medical Conference Partners
  • Joe Sidek, Joe Sidek Productions Sdn Bhd
  • Eddie Choi, Managing Partner of Mills Design

Concurrent Sessions

Venue: My Space1

Venue: TBC

BE INNOVATIVE

Unleashing the power of an innovative mind - focus on latest technology and future trends in BE industry

12:00 The Present Cannot Wait For The Future

Presented by

Eddie Choi, Managing Partner of Mills Design

12:20 Managing 2nd Tier Cities for Memorable Events

Presented by

Eric van Piggelen, CEO of Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK)

BE ENGAGED

Discovering insights of interactive way to create brand awareness and strengthen brand connection with your costumers.

BE IMPACTFUL

Exclusive closed-door dialogue session between government authorities and trade associations in alliance with Business Events Council Malaysia (BECM)

 
12:40  
12:40 Creating a Festive Atmosphere at Events

Presented by

Lee Mark, COO of The Hot Shoe Show & Co. Sdn Bhd

 

13:00 Building Communities Through Events

Presented by

Eric L. Schmidt, CEO of EventBank

 

13:20 B2B Creating Impact of Great Marketing

Presented by

Jublia Pte Ltd

 

13:40 BE CONNECTED - Networking Lunch

Concurrent Sessions

Venue: My Space1

Venue: TBC

14:30 BE FUTURE

Younger generation becomes more enthralled with experiences over ownership but how to woo the Millennials? Listen from the Millennials on what they envision the future of Business Events in 2030.

BE PITCH

Inspired by ‘TED Talks’ providing a conducive platform for youth entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to innovate and shape the future of Business Events.

BE CATALYST Delivering in an uplifting format by captivating game-changer!
15:00 Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

Have you ever had a fantabulous business idea but didn’t know where to start? Are you overwhelmed or can’t seem to communicate your idea in a succinct way, or just want to perfect your business strategy, a solid elevator pitch is an essential tool for achieving your goals.

Presented by

Datuk Dr. Nick Boden, founder, Klean Malaysia Sdn Bhd

15:20 Internet of Things (IoT) in Business Events

With the rapid advancement of IoT ecosystem, let’s explore new opportunities on how to leverage IoT to create enormous impact on driving operational efficiencies and increasing revenue in the BE marketplace.

Presented by

Datuk Dr. Nick Boden, founder, Klean Malaysia Sdn Bhd

15:40 Creative Events Venue of the Future

Presented by

Mala Dorasamy, Director of Marketing & Sales of MITEC

16:00 Announcement of Winners for BE PITCH
16:15 Closing Remarks by Kenneth Fong, BEF Organising Committee Chair
16:30 End of Program

*BE Marketplace (table-top) – Business Networking from 8:30am to 8:30pm
MACEOS Business Events Excellence Awards from 7pm

Disclaimer: This program is correct at the time of publishing. MACEOS reserves the right to modify the
program and will be updated continuously prior the forum.

Registration Fee

 

REGISTRATION

Super Early Bird*

Early Bird**

Standard

On-site

MACEOS & MyCEB members

RM200***

RM250***

RM300***

RM400

Non-Members

RM250

RM300

RM350

RM450

Student

RM50

RM50

RM50

RM50

*Super Early Bird registration open until 30th August 2019

**Early Bird registration open until 30th September 2019

***20% off for 2nd and subsequent registration in one booking.

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-Subject to SST

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Official Venue

Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre

Positioned as an economic catalyst and Gateway to Southeast Asia, MITEC spans over 45,000 sqm of purpose-built exhibition space. The Venue is the third largest MICE venue in the Southeast Asia region and the largest trade and exhibition centre in Malaysia.

Address
MITEC, 8, Jalan Dutamas 2, Kompleks Kerajaan, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

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