Issue #68 - 9th October 2017

Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Malaysia next month

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will make their maiden official visit here next month, celebrating the United Kingdom’s partnership with Malaysia on shared priorities ahead of the Commonwealth Summit in April 2018. The visit is part of a tour of Malaysia, Singapore and India as Commonwealth nations and will be held from Oct 30 to Nov 9, said Clarence House.

Continue reading at The New Straits Times

UK Mega Tech Mission 2017 begins 

The UK Mega Tech Mission 2017 has begun today where 50 British leading-edge technology companies have landed in Malaysia for a series of business meetings in Kuala Lumpur and Johor with the aim of widening business outreach and exploring new technology deals with local players. 

At the briefing this morning, BMCC's Project Manager, Sridaran Sabapathy (pictured above) delivered a presentation to the delegates regarding the role of the Chamber as well as the services provided by the Trade Team here in assisting and facilitating British export growth. 

Meet The Expats: BMCC's Executive Director, Aurelia Silva was featured in this month's Expatriate Lifestyle magazine. In her interview, she shares her experiences, plans and interests. 
BMCC Energy Committee: In case you've missed it, catch The Edge's exclusive interview at the BMCC's Energy Committee launch with its chairman and Petrofac General Manager, Mohamad Hanif Hashim.
A Celebration of British & Malaysian Jazz
Roll up your sleeves and kick back this Deepavali (18th October) as Gower & Mae, your fellow Sterling member, has arranged with us to bring you a mesmerising evening of music, food and wine in this Celebration of British & Malaysian Jazz. Featuring Sean C, Jimmy Boyle and The Ragged Tigers, we can think of no better nominee to take you on this musical journey. If you're ready to jive into this unique event, RSVP away and we'll be seeing you at No Black Tie, Bukit Bintang on October 18th!
Great British Ball 2017 Returns This 14th October!

With a mere 12 days away, have you booked your seats to the largest annual celebration of British heritage and culture in Kuala Lumpur? As always, 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.
TMI Consultancy's CEO: Organisational Transformation CEO Thought Leadership Forum

Most transformation efforts fail. How do we deliver change that is both successful and sustainable? How do we achieve change for good? Join fellow CEO's in a rich conversation led by CEO-Talker Paul Stewart - renowned thought leader, author, and global expert on successful organisational transformation at Le Meridien KL on 14th November 2017
Experience how Google builds leadership & performance through Emotional Intelligence

AGILE proudly brings the world’s premier mindfulness leadership program that was born and tested at Google, called Search Inside Yourself (SIY) to Kuala Lumpur on 10 – 11 November 2017. SIY is a unique 2-day program that teaches the emotional intelligence skills that lead to sustained peak performance, resilience, focus, strong collaboration and effective leadership.

Click here for registration and more info 

PISF Penang (Bayan Lepas) 2017

The 6th Private & International Fair in Penang returns this October! The fair will take place on 15 October 2017 at Olive Tree Hotel, Bayan Lepas from 12pm to 5pm. 

In addition to visiting booths and speaking to school representatives, parents will be able to purchase the Education Destination Malaysia 2017/2018 containing comprehensive information on international schools in Malaysia and useful articles on international education. 

Click here for registration and more info

Sports Direct New Flagship Store Official Opening 

Sports Direct Malaysia would like to extend an open invitation for the official opening of their latest Flagship store at Bukit Bintang.
This opening will mark the significant expansion of Sports Direct into the Malaysian market with 27 stores now open and the event shall be used to highlight some of the milestones and further plans for the company going forwards.

Alice Smith School Scholarships
With our proven track record of academic excellence, Alice Smith scholars really do reach for the stars. Find out how 80% of our students secure places at top world ranking universities.

Apply now to reach for the stars through our scholarship programme. Closing date: 27th October 2017

Click here to register your interest or visit the school website for more info.

Southampton celebrates further achievements of Malaysia Campus Graduates
The University of Southampton has celebrated the achievements of the first Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduates to complete their degrees via the University of Southampton Malaysia Campus. Among the Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduates were a group who benefited from prestigious Lloyd’s Register Foundation scholarships, awarded annually to top performing students from the Malaysia Campus.

Read more here

BMS Annual Dinner with Lord Charles Powell KCMG
The British Malaysian Society is inviting BMCC members to attend their Annual Dinner this 31st October at the Parliament Chamber, Inner Temple, London. Lord Powell, former key foreign policy adviser to Margaret Thatcher will be attending as a guest speaker. 
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