ASEAN Business Advisory Council was formed following decision of the ASEAN Leaders at the 7th ASEAN Summit and launched in April 2003, with the mandate to provide private sector feedback and guidance to boost ASEAN's efforts towards economic integration.
Smart Showcase Series: ASEAN SMEs 4.0 Future SME Conference 2019
SME Corporation Malaysia with the support of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) Malaysia has held the Smart Showcase Series: ASEAN SMEs 4.0 at the Future SME Conference 2019 on 15th to 16th October 2019 at the Putrajaya International Conference Centre (PICC), Malaysia.
The event that was launched by YB. Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof, Minister of Entrepreneur Development aims to provide Malaysian SMEs and emerging businesses with pertinent information, knowledge, techniques and solutions to propel their growth and development, well into the future, in an increasingly competitive market environment.
ASEAN Mentorship Entrepreneurs Network (AMEN) Pilot Run of Mentorship: Malaysia
The ASEAN-BAC Malaysia together with SME Corporation Malaysia took the lead in organising the Pilot Run of the AMEN Project on 20th August 2019 at the Brickfields Asia College (BAC), Malaysia.
A welcome highlight to cap the day’s activity was the remarks by the ASEAN-BAC Malaysia Chairman, Tan Sri Munir Majid followed by the speech of SME Corporation Malaysia CEO, Mr. Noor Azmi Mat Said. “Entrepreneurship Masterclass” session by Mr. Raja Singham, council member of the ASEAN-BAC Malaysia and the Co-Founder of the BAC Education Group was also one of the main highlights of the programme.
Empowering ASEAN 4.0 Smart Showcase Series 2019 Future of Fintech in ASEAN
CIMB ASEAN Research Institute, in collaboration with the ASEAN Business Club and ASEAN Business Advisory Council Malaysia, held the inaugural Smart Showcase Series on 15th August 2019 at the Securities Commission Malaysia. The showcase focused on ‘The Future of Fintech in ASEAN’, in line with the ASEAN Business Advisory Council’s theme for 2019, “Empowering ASEAN 4.0”.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is set to change every aspect of the way business is conducted. The event was designed to be in line with ASEAN Chair Thailand’s theme for 2019, “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability”, as well as, the theme of ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) 2019, “Empowering ASEAN 4.0”.
82nd ASEAN-BAC Meeting
The 82nd ASEAN-BAC Meeting was held on 6th September 2019 in Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting was chaired by Khun Arin Jira of Thailand and co-chaired by Dr. Robert Yap of Singapore and Dr. Doan Duy Khuong of Vietnam.
The meeting was filled with discussion on the summary record of the previous ASEAN-BAC Meeting along with presentations on IAI Work Plan III, Thailand Chairmanship Updates, ASEAN-BAC Singapore Activities, ASEAN-BAC Philippines Activities and Preparation on AEM Interface with ASEAN-BAC.
ASEAN Health Summit & Exhibition 2019
20th - 21st November 2019 | MITI Tower Kuala Lumpur
ASEAN Health Summit & Exhibition 2019. Smart Showcase Series 2019 will continue its legacy sector with Smart Healthcare in ASEAN Health Summit & Exhibition organised by ASEAN-BAC Malaysia together with Digital Transformation Academy. The event will be officially launched by The Hon. Dr. Dzulkefly Ahmad, Minister of Health Malaysia. ASEAN Health Summit & Exhibition aims to create greater awareness of opportunities and collaboration for the peoples of ASEAN through the latest exponential technologies in healthcare.MORE DETAILS HERE FULL PROGRAMME HERE
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