The BMCC was delighted to be apart of several events in the past week, namely a Tax & Regulatory Policies seminar by IDEAS and CBI, a breakfast talk event in conjunction with the Oil & Gas Asia 2017 as well as a 4 day booth presence at the Malaysian International Retail & Franchise Exhibition (MIRF). More details below. 

Tax and Regulatory Policies: Impacting How Malaysians Do Business

The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) in partnership with the Coalition for Business Integrity (CBI) organised a half-day seminar titled "Tax and Regulatory Policies - Impacting how Malaysians Do Business" in Kuala Lumpur on last week on the 13th July. The main objective of this seminar is to look at how existing tax and regulatory policies affect Malaysian and multinational businesses operating in this country.
Aurelia Silva, BMCC Executive Director, was invited to join a board of panelists to share her thoughts and opinions on whether Malaysia's tax and regulatory policies provided sufficient points of attraction to multinational corporations (MNCs). Making up the rest of the panelists were Amarjeet Singh (Tax Expert from Ernst & Young), Sim Choo Keng (Founder & Chief Executive of Sim Leisure Consultants),  Carmelo Ferlito (Senior Fellow from IDEAS), and Tricia Yeoh (COO of IDEAS).

Oil & Gas Asia 2017

As part of Oil & Gas Asia 2017, South East Asia's biggest petroleum industry exhibition held last week here in KL, a power-breakfast talk event was co-hosted by the BMCC and the Energy Industries Council (EIC) for 8 UK companies looking to venture into the Malaysian market to address the current possibilities and challenges represented by stakeholders within the energy sectoral landscape. Aurelia Silva was there to represent the BMCC and spoke of the Chamber's ongoing efforts in supporting the local Oil & Gas industry, citing the establishment of the BMCC's Energy Committee and the positive reception towards its formation.


Malaysian International Retail & Franchise (MIRF) 2017

In showing its support towards the robust Retail sector in Malaysia, the BMCC was present at last week's Malaysian International Retail & Franchise (MIRF) exhibition in Midvalley by means of a 4-day booth. On top of spreading membership awareness, the Chamber assisted in the branding and exposure of renown brands Clark's, Toni&Guy, MODALU, HeavenlyTasty and St. John's International School. 


"What's Next for UK & Malaysia"
Join us for a timely keynote address this 20th July to be delivered by H.E. Vicki Treadell CMG, MVO, British High Commissioner to Malaysia “What’s Next For UK and Malaysia?” This public discourse will speak on the future prospects between our two nations in light of the UK's Hung Parliament General Elections results,  Brexit and the UK Going Global campaign.

This is a free to attend event. Seats are limited will be accorded on a first-come-first-serve basis.


BMCC Breakfast Talk Series #5: Cyber & Surveillance Security

Join us for the next exciting installment of BMCC’s Breakfast Talk Series with fellow members BAE Systems and Panther 911 of Digistar. Speakers Rishe Ramasamy and Fadzril Fatin will be speaking on the topic of “Malaysia & The Cyber Threat Landscape” while Ethan Chang Hon Yen will focus on “Modern Security Technology: Protection or Prevention.”


Business Opportunities in the Education Sector in Cambodia: A Briefing by Market & Sector Experts

Led by Ritchie Munro, Executive Director of British Chamber of Commerce Cambodia, join him and market experts Trevor Sworn and Ali Copple at the BMCC Kuala Lumpur this 26th July for a presentation on the growing Education Sector in Malaysia. 1-2-1 business meetings will ensue after the morning's proceedings. 

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EUMCCI: VIP Luncheon with Minister of MITI
EUMCCI is pleased to invite members of the public to the first of their VIP Luncheon Series this year. YB Dato' Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade & Industry will be speaking on the topic Industry 4.0: Embracing the Future of Industrial Revolution. 
When: 26th July 2017, at 1.00pm - 2.30pm
Where: Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur
British Malaysian Society (London): "Politics, policies and the corporate sector in Malaysia" by Prof Terence Gomez
This talk provides a historical review of government-business relations in Malaysia, tracing how this nexus shaped the mode of the state's intervention in the economy and the nature of its politics & policies.
*As part of our MOU with the BMS, BMCC members are invited to attend events hosted in London. Kindly declare your BMCC membership when registering to the BMS. 

Click here to view the BMS Newsletter Summer 2017
Trends in Holistic Education Symposium Asia 2017
Are you prepared for the future of our rapid changing world? “In the age of robots, schools are teaching our future leaders to be redundant.” In the future, if you want a job, you must be as unlike a machine as possible: creative, critical and socially skilled. 
The Trends in Holistic Education Symposium Asia 2017 (THESA) is back and will be held at Taylor¹s University Lakeside Campus, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia between 9 to 11 August 2017
Search-Inside-Yourself Mindfulness Program (SIY)
This program is based upon neuroscience research on mindfulness and emotional intelligence—a proven track record which includes the importance of self-awareness, the power of optimism and resilience, and the benefits of empathy and compassion. In this special 1-day program held on 9th August at Taylor's Lakeside Campus, participants will be provided with a concrete path to cultivate engagement, develop authentic leadership and unleashing the innate creativity in themselves. 
Summer Recital: Murphy's Law by the British Academy of Performing Arts (BAPA)
Join Ian Durant, Steve Layton, Sherley and Fintan O'Reilly who make up Murphy's Law, the popular KL-based Irish Folk band as they take you on a journey through the rich pastures of Irish Folk Music. 
Happening this Sunday 23rd July (7.30pm) at Windsor Hall, Sunway Nexis Mall, get your tickets at RM25 and only RM10 if you're a BAPA student. 
You are invited to join as a delegate at the Bett Asia Leadership Summit & Expo, on 15-16 November 2017, at the Mandarin Oriental in Kuala Lumpur. This inspiring event will once again bring together people, ideas, practices and technologies from across the region so that educators and learners can fulfill their potential.

Secure your place today, purchase your delegate pass with a 10% discount exclusively for BMCC Members. Email to for the discount code.
BMCC Welcomes its New Member!
AGILE (Advanced Global Institute of Learning Excellence), Taylor's Education Group

AGILE, an institute set up in 2015, within the Taylor’s Education Group, to elevate the teaching and learning quality for the education community in Malaysia and beyond, have already ran more than 80 successful programmes for more than 50 different institutions and organisations in Malaysia and Asia, covering the gamut of learning and teaching, learning technology, educational leadership and also, professional growth. It has also organised various symposiums and seminars for the community attracting more than 1000 people.

Currently, AGILE organises and implements various programmes (workshops, events, and projects) to help companies, educators and training organisations, elevate teaching and learning for their learners and employees, and in so doing, elevating the quality of education and workforce management across the whole region.

Contact Details: 
Raymond Wong, Business Development Manager
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Fly British Airways into The World of Jane Austen
To mark the 200th anniversary of the great British novelist Jane Austen, British Airways selected four places in the UK for travellers from Kuala Lumpur to explore the world of Jane Austen. Travellers can easily connect to train services from London Heathrow to begin their tour to Hampshire, Bath, Lyme Regis and Sheffield – places that play an important role in the author’s life and work.

Vivian Tan-Loh, British Airways’ country manager for Malaysia, said, “Jane Austen is one of the greatest novelists in English literature. There is no better way than visiting places that had once played an important roles in her life to celebrate her works.

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