Issue #64 - 11th September 2017
Calling Upon Malaysian Companies to Register to the
UK Mega Technology Mission Malaysia 2017

 
"The Department for International Trade (DIT) is taking the largest ever delegation of UK technology companies to Malaysia to promote and showcase the broadest UK technology capability to the widest Malaysian audience. The trade mission will be centred around fifty showcase/meeting pods. Each company will be allocated a meeting pod which will be branded for you, free of charge."
 
Participation will provide a unique opportunity to:
• Meet and network with leading industry players in Malaysia
• Explore business prospects in Malaysia and UK
• Drive forward innovation, R&D, talent partnership and funding opportunity
• Developments and the growth opportunities in Johor
• Two webinars covering key business opportunities in the technology sector in Malaysia will be delivered in the lead up to the mission

 
Win
A Great British Adventure

 
The British High Commission is running a social media campaign celebrating 60 years of bilateral relationship between UK and Malaysia. A Great British Adventure is a competition offering one lucky Malaysian winner with an all-expenses paid trip to the UK, visiting London, Manchester and Scotland from 9-17 October 2017. #MYUK60       
3rd Annual EU-ASEAN Business Sentiment Survey
 
The EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) with the collaboration of EUMCCI have produced a report summarising the recent Business Sentiment Survey, which polled more than 300 executives from European companies around Southeast Asia, aiming to serve as a barometer for outlook of European businesses in Southeast Asia. 
Great British Ball 2017

The Great British Ball returns this 14th October!
 
The BMCC is proud to join the Association of British Women Malaysia, Royal Society of St. George, Selangor's St. Andrew's Society and the St. David's Society of Kuala Lumpur in welcoming our members to celebrate the 12th Anniversary of the prestigious GBB, happening at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. 
 

Instagram-able Autumn destinations from British Airways

Travel is about experience, especially ones we can share with our friends through our social media platforms. British Airways’ social media expert has put together a list of destinations for social media enthusiasts to fill their Instagram feed with the most phenomenal Autumn colours.

View these spectacular shots here

BMCC members can avail a further exclusive discount on top of British Airways' Cabin Sale Offer.

Email to comms@bmcc.org.my to receive this special link.
TMI Consultancy: Personal Development Workshops for Performance & Success 2017

TMI and Tack International are proud to bring you a range of upcoming international training workshops at attractive rates, running from August through to November 9th. 

BMCC members will enjoy discounted rates, and what's more, these workshops are HRDF claimable!

 
Outstanding Results at Alice Smith
 
Students at the Alice Smith School achieve excellent results in all public examinations. The three year rolling average for A Level results is 73% A* to B grades, with a 100% pass rate. Our students' academic attainment is consistently among the best in the region and on par with leading schools in the UK. 
Marlborough College Malaysia Announces Outstanding IGCSE Exam Results
 
Marlborough College Malaysia has announced yet another set of outstanding IGCSE results with 69% of grades being at A/A*. Alan Stevens, the Master of the College, commented, “I want to offer my warmest congratulations to all the pupils on their excellent performance in their IGCSEs. Their hard work and dedication has been clearly rewarded and we are all very proud of their achievement.

A Moment In 'Time'
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s Executive Pastry Chef, Jamaluddin bin Zainal Abidin created a majestic cake creation titled ‘TIME’ for the Yang Di­Pertuan Agong XV Sultan Muhammad V at the annual cake presentation at Istana Negara, held in conjunction with His Majesty’s official birthday celebration on 9 September 2017.

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AGILE: Professional Development Courses for September 2017 (HRDF Claimable) Special discount for BMCC members!

Our highlight of the month is Adobe Photoshop Workshop which will be on 18 September. Besides this, we also have Google Docs & Drive, Programming with LEGO Mindstorms, Adobe Illustrator, Computational Thinking, NLP, Microsoft Powerpoint, Emotional Intelligence, Building Engaging Classrooms and more.

For more: http://agile.taylors.edu.my/programme
Download programme booklet: 
http://agile.taylors.edu.my/programmes/download/
Atlas is the one and only UK-accredited training centre for training in health & safety, security, and first aid. It also performs high-level security consulting for businesses and government agencies.

In conjunction with their training centre launch and as proud members of the BMCC, Atlas is offering a
12% discount to BMCC members on any services rendered. 

To take advantage of this opportunity, drop them a line at 

+603 2178 6246, or email at info@atlascorps.co.uk
Its taken years – but the UK is finally building a great technology industry
 
There are many problems with the British economy, but also plenty of success stories. Take the tech industry: a decade ago, we were global also-rans, looking on enviously at America’s astonishing domination of that market. Today, the picture is very different: while the US remains self-evidently the market leader, a new generation of British entrepreneurs has helped build an increasingly promising home-grown tech industry.
 
UK and China announce deal to work on the 'next generation' of renewable energy tech

U.K. and Chinese researchers will work together on five projects to develop the "next generation" of offshore renewable energy (ORE) technologies. In an announcement on Thursday, the U.K.'s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) said that the three-year projects would use environmental science, engineering and technology to tackle "key challenges affecting the development of ORE systems, such as offshore wind, wave and tide facilities."

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