Issue #82 - 15th January 2018
For members who have yet to renew, the extended membership deadline is this Friday 19 Jan 2018.
For easy renewals click here  or speak to our membership team at +603 2163 1784 for assistance.
The 2018 Budget announced at the end of last year has begun to to reflect the numerous strides our nation is taking to improve liveability and the ease of doing business. If you are as invested to discover more about Malaysia’s economic heading for 2018, join us for our first Premier Luncheon of the year with  Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani, Malaysia’s Minister of Finance II as he looks to cover a wide spectrum of monetary matters, including the Fourth Industrial Revolution, tax compliance, digitisation and e-government approaches, cryptocurrencies and more!
As we wish you a safe and joyous festive season, we eagerly look forward to celebrating the new year with you as we welcome back our members from the holidays. Our customary New Year Drink will this time be held on the 26th of January at the classy W1 bar and restaurant in Bangsar, where a fine selection of beverages and canapés awaits. Oh, and come prepared with a fresh supply of business cards too! You never know who you'll bump into. 
BMCC - AMCHAM Speed Networking 

Building upon the success of our first Speed Networking event together last year, ​the BMCC and AMCHAM Malaysia are joining forces once more to bring you an evening of serious fun at our first inter-chamber event of 2018. The 27th of February will be another be a great opportunity for you to meet AMCHAM’s members, and vice versa, so be sure to come primed with your business cards and polished business pitch.

Click here to attend

20th Malaysia Strategic Outlook by the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI)
As a supporting organisation, we are pleased to invite our members to register for this one-day conference which will bring together key thought leaders to discuss the outlook of Malaysia's economy, evaluate key issues and strategic challenges whilst looking at unfolding new opportunities towards building a "Future Proof Malaysia". 
HR Analytics Summit APAC 1st Edition

Bosco Training Institute presents the first and only high-level HR Analytics conference in Malaysia that provides delegates with all the information they need to understand why the investment of time and money is worthwhile, what’s involved in set up and implementation and take the initial steps to implement or progress to the next level. 21 & 22 March 2018  | Royale Chulan, Malaysia. HRDF Claimable & 10% Discount for BMCC Members! (email to for discount code)

For more info and registration click here

Alice Smith School - Shortlisted for the British International School Awards 2018

The Alice Smith School has recently been shortlisted for the British International School Awards 2018 under the International Impact Award category as a result of the school's work with the UNCHR (United Nations High Commissions for Refugees) in Malaysia. Alice Smith School regularly supports refugee children by arranging for them to come into the school and receive lessons and fun activities that have been devised and delivered  by eager students. 
St. John's International School Talents Abound

At St John’s International School (SJIS), talents are certainly abound. Its students have demonstrated exceptional achievements in the academic field and sports arena, as well as in their extra-curricular activities.

Continue reading of the accolades won by SJIS' students

British Academy of Performing Arts - Latin Nights ft. Leon Lee
Catch award winning and highly acclaimed classical guitarist Leon Lee live as he presents a programme of sultry Spanish and Latin Music. 

Sunday, 28 Jan 2018, 7.30pm @ Sunway Nexis Mall. Admission fee: RM 35.00
For reservations:
Counter-Terrorism Capacity Building

The British High Commission of Malaysia would like to invite our members to join Counter-Terrorism Capacity Building event to be held on the 23-25 January in KL to help the BHC identify and provide invitations to various stakeholders from Hotels and tourism sectors specifically those with a remit for security. The aim of this event is to exchange expertise and insights of how to protect against, prepare and respond to terrorist threats.  

For more information, please contact Nadiah Zulkafli at 
Support Officer, Regional Counter Terrorism & Counter Extremism Network (Asia), British High Commission
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