UK Mega Technology Trade Mission to Malaysia

UK Mega Technology Trade Mission to Malaysia

There will be a Northern Powerhouse trade mission to Malaysia in October 2017.

If you are interested in Malaysia for the technology sector, a Northern Powerhouse (Yorkshire & Humber, North East & North West) trade mission taking place in October 2017.

You will be asked on the online registration (link below) which sector you would like to participate under (you can register against more than one) . We will be limiting the number of companies per technology sub sector (pillar) to ensure the mission is attractive to the widest number of Malaysian companies, and to ensure we realise as many one to one meetings as possible for UK technology companies participating.

To register please use the follow URL and password:
https://fs9.formsite.com/technologytaskforce/form4/index.html?1497871519004
Password: trademission1 (case sensitive)

The three-day Mega mission programme will include:

• Two-days of business matching sessions in Kuala Lumpur.
• The formal VIP networking evening reception and DIT UK technology awards ceremony (Day One), attended by leading industry players and tech stakeholders in Malaysia.
• A evening networking reception (Day two) hosted by Invest Selangor at the palace of Sultan Selangor. Approximate 250-300 Malaysian companies will also be invited to meet
with UK companies participating on mission.
• A visit to Johor, primarily focusing on Smart Cities opportunities and the Iskandar region – delegation will be hosted by Chief Minister of Johor.

DIT are working with the following strategic sponsors and partners to drive participation by local Malaysian companies, and assist in securing one to one meetings for UK companies:

Exclusive Partners/Sponsors:
• Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
• SME Corporation Malaysia

Supporting Partners/Sponsors:
• British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (BMCC)
• BT Malaysia
• Global Entrepreneur Movement (GEM)
• Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA)
• Johor State Investment Centre
• i2M
• Invest Selangor
• Malaysian Association of ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs (MAAYE)
• Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MAGIC)
• Malaysia International Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MICCI)
• Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
• The National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM)
• Standard Chartered

Pre mission promotion:

*Companies that complete the online expression of interest (EOI) registration (Prior to 10th July 2017) and are accepted on mission will be credited and publicised during the national pre-mission press conference launch taking place in Malaysia, that is in partnership with the Malaysian government on 25th July 2017.

Cut off dates for registration:

The dates below are the cut off dates for additional event marketing exposure we can offer UK companies participating on Mega Technology Trade Mission to Malaysia. The level and amount of additional company exposure prior to mission is dependent on the cut-off date you submit your application to participate. The earlier you register the more publicity we are able to generate for your company.

*10th July: For inclusion in mission press launch being hosted by Malaysian Government, and attended by national Malaysia news media.
30th July: For inclusion in wider publicity utilising various bill boards and LCD screens around Malaysia. This may also include any of your promotional videos…subject to approval.
11th August: Inclusion in banners being placed at strategic locations both in Kuala Lumpur and other cities in Malaysia.
18th August: Inclusion in various under bridge suspended banners and large LCD screens in various locations around Kuala Lumpur.
25th August: Ability to have additional branding and images put on your mission stand .
1st September: Final cut off for UK company participation application. This is an early cut-off date due to the high level of visual graphics needed to be produced for both company stand and wider event and venue marketing material.

Once registered and then subsequently accepted onto the mission (usually within 5 days): all further correspondence will be undertaken by commercial officers based at the UK high commission in Malaysia.

There is no charge for participating in this mission, but there will be a charge for any additional graphics or alterations you may want on your stand. (you will be informed of these stand charges once you are accepted onto the mission). As with previous missions, companies are only required to pay for hotel and flights.

There will be travel support of £500 for eligible SMEs from the Northern Powerhouse regions (Yorkshire & Humberside, North East and North West). With a GDP of almost £350bn the Northern Powerhouse economy is larger than those of Taiwan, Sweden or Denmark - equivalent to being the 21st biggest economy in the world. Spanning the north of England, the Northern Powerhouse unites a host of the UK's biggest cities and pools a wealth of world-class expertise and business talent.

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