Issue #115- 3rd September 2018

BMCC Chairman's Luncheon with Tun Musa Hitam
Last week, BMCC Chairman Andrew Sill hosted an exclusive business lunch for new Sterling and Large members of the Chamber with Yang Amat Berbahagia Tun Musa Hitam attending as an honorary guest. Tun Musa Hitam was Malaysia's 5th Deputy Prime Minister from 1981 to1986 and is currently the Chairman of UM Land and the World Islamic Economic Foundation. He remains a long standing patron of the BMCC. 

East Meets West: BMCC and JACTIM members enjoy first collaborative event

The BMCC's inter-chamber speed networking series returned last Tuesday, this round in collaboration with The Japanese Chamber of Trade & Industry, Malaysia (JACTIM). Andrew Diamond, BMCC's Board Director was once more the moderator for over 40 participants from both our British and Japanese business communities as they came together for a fruitful evening of rapid sales pitches and names card exchanges.  In 2017, Japan was Malaysia's 4th largest trading partner with total exports from Malaysia to Japan increasing by 17.5% to RM 74.9 billion and imports rising 11.6% to RM63.6 billion. (source)

BMCC - CIMA : Future of Finance (6 Sep) 

The future of finance is more than just about the advancement of technology and man’s adaptation of it. Join us as we discuss the other emerging themes including the changing role and mandate of finance, the evolving shape of the finance function as well as changing competencies and mindsets; all towards addressing the common obstacles organisations face in building capacity, competence and credibility. [ Who should attend: CEO's CFO's, Financial Directors, Heads of Business Development, Investors, Retail Managers ]

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Wales Trade Delegation Business Reception 
(24 Sept)

The BMCC will be hosting a Business & Networking Reception for a delegation of top 16 top-performing Welsh companies. This delegation is part of the Welsh trade mission: 'Export Market Visit to Malaysia.' Attendees will meet with Senior Officials from the Government of Wales and business delegates from the sectors of ICT, F&B, Energy, Oil & Gas, Construction & Infrastructure and Arts & Theatre. 
BMCC & MABC: Marketing to Asian Millennials (27 Sept)
Asia’s next most powerful bloc of consumers will come from the 1 billion millennials under the age of 35. How do CMOs and marketers stay on top of the game in attracting this influential group to their brands? Join a panel consisting of leading voices in the media & marketing industry in a thought-provoking session for the most discerning audience. Brought to you by the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce and the Malaysia Australia Business Council.

[Royal Selangor] The Malaysia Baru Medallion: Celebrating the Power of the People

The 14th general election witnessed Malaysia’s first ever change of government. On that historic Wednesday 9 May 2018, millions of Malaysians came together and expressed their desire for change through the ballot box. This date now marks the birth of a new Malaysia, a Malaysia Baru. In commemoration, Royal Selangor has launched a special edition Malaysia Baru medallion. 20% of its sales will be donated to Tabung HarapanAvailable in all Royal Selangor retail stores now!

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Early bird promotion ends 15th September
The Asia Remote Health & Corporate Wellness Conference 2018 is back for its 7th consecutive year, bringing leading experts in the fields of health and well-being, risk management and travel security. YBhg Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director General of Health, Malaysia will be the Guest-of-Honour and Keynote Speaker. The Ministry of Health Malaysia is a Supporting Partner of the ARHCW 2018, featuring expert speakers in the Masterclass and Conference Sessions. BMCC members are entitled to 15% early-bird registrations (ending 15th September). 

Should you need further information about the conference, please email
Great British Ball 2019 (29 Sept)

The Great British Ball 2018 returns this 29th September 2018 at the Shangri-La KL. This major social event in Kuala Lumpur and is jointly organised by the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce, Association of British Women Malaysia, The Royal Society of St. George, Selangor St. Andrew’s Society and the St. David’s Society of Kuala Lumpur. Currently seeking Sponsors, this is a great marketing opportunity with over 500 expatriates and business leaders attending.
Philippine Economic Briefing (London, 25 Sep)

On behalf of the British Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, the BMCC is happy to invite you to the Philippine Economic Briefing in London this 25 September, organised by the Philippine Embassy in the UK. Key PH government officials will be presenting the country's macroeconomic and infrastructure development plans. The event is being sponsored by several multinational companies and hopes to garner at least 300 attendees. 
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