Issue #83 - 22nd January 2018
Understanding The Journey to Decommissioning
Rounding up a productive past week, the Chamber's first event for the year was organised last Monday by the BMCC Energy Committee in partnership with MOGSC. The keynote and networking forum on Understanding The Journey To Decommissioning drew 145 attendees across the Oil & Gas sector, turning up to hear from global experts speak on Malaysia's roadmap to cost effective solutions on the arduous and expensive process of decommissioning, The keynote speeches were delivered by H.E. Vicki Treadell CMG, MVO (British High Commissioner to Malaysia) and Muhammad Zamri Jusoh (VP of Malaysia Petroleum Management, PETRONAS) with the latter announcing that decommissioning is and will continue to be a key focus in Malaysia, and that PETRONAS has a 10 year plan in store for upcoming projects. Click for more
Petrofac Leadership Training 
​The BMCC organised its 2nd edition of the Petrofac Leadership Training Programme last week. Building on 2017's first session with BMCC's very own Chairman Andrew Sill, this 2nd programme featured international speaker and author Dr. Indigo Triplett. Having grown her home-based training practice into a thriving multimillion dollar performance management consulting firm, she has since launched 4D Performance in Malaysia mirroring her US company. Among the many topics touched on were the initiatives leaders, managers & staff should learn to inculcate towards fostering an efficient and balance office ecosystem. This training programme was exclusive only to employees of Petrofac, with over 30 of them taking time off their routine to participate. Click for more
BMCC Johor Officially Launched
Following the MOU signing between BMCC and the Henley Business School (HBS), University of Reading last year towards establishing "BMCC Johor", last Friday marked the official launching of the centre. Aubai Eliwy (BMCC Head of Business Development) was on site over the weekend to conduct the induction and training process for the 8 students / staffs who will be managing the facility. Their primary objective will be to extend BMCC’s presence outside Kuala Lumpur, doing so by means of driving membership and increasing the proposition of services for our members in Johor Bahru. View the BMCC Johor team
BMCC Premier Luncheon with Datuk Seri Johari

As we draw closer to Vision 2020 with our sights now set on TN50, Malaysia has been making extensive yet prudent financial changes to the nation's economy, Hear first hand from Datuk Seri Johari, Malaysia's Second Minister of Finance as he looks to cover a wide spectrum of monetary matters, from the Fourth Industrial Revolution, tax compliance, digitisation, e-government approaches 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.

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Important Message from EUMCCI
Last September, EUMCCI, through the Healthcare Committee, sent a feedback letter to the Department of Standards Malaysia to voice out our position regarding the proposed development of a Malaysian Standard on Halal Medical Devices and its requirements. As a result of their collective advocacy effort, the Departments of Standards Malaysia have revised the previously proposed scope to this new version.
Marlborough College appoints new Head of Preparatory School

The Master is delighted to announce that the Head of Marlborough College’s Prep School from September 2018 will be Mrs Rachel Eaton-Jones. Mrs Eaton-Jones is an experienced Prep School Head who has led Trinity Prep School in Devon with distinction since 2012, and the significant growth in the school’s numbers reflects parental confidence in her leadership... 

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Southampton to hold university Open Day

Have you ever wondered how exciting and fulfilling a career in engineering could be? Look no further as the University of Southampton Malaysia Campus will be organising an Open Day this 27 January from 10AM to 2PM at the Educity Development in Iskandar Puteri, Johor. 

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BAPA - Bosom Buddies ft. Michelle HS Tan & Lynn Tan
The British Academy of Performing Arts presents a beautiful evening of musical theatre duets, featuring songs from Chicago, Fame, Mame The Colour Purple and many others!

Sunday, 4 Feb 2018, 7.30pm @ Sunway Nexis Mall. Admission fee: RM 35.00
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Avis Malaysia Signs Partnership with Grand Borneo Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
DRB-HICOM EZ-Drive Sdn Bhd (Avis Malaysia) is proud to present its new partnership with Grand Borneo Hotel, Kota Kinablau, Sabah. 

Avis Malaysia customers are entitled to a Special Voucher from Grand Borneo Hotel. 
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". 
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