Sounds of cheer and laughter poured out onto the streets from a crowded W1, Bangsar as the BMCC hosted its New Year Drink celebration there last Friday to toast the New Year with our members. Words of optimism towards greater times ahead for the Chamber by H.E. Vicki Treadell and Andrew Sill paved the way for a memorable evening for 70 of those who braved the wind and rain to be there. The first of many more memorable events, we are certain. Salut!
A Coleslaw Showcase & Networking Reception was held at the British High Commissioner's Residence Kuala Lumpur last Tuesday to promote Naylor Farms and Avondale Foods, two well established UK food producers to the Malaysian market. With over 150 years of experience between them, Naylor Farms and Avondale Foods have joined forces to create Naylor Farms Asia, a joint venture which was recognised and publicised through this event organised by the BMCC.
Following speeches by H.E. Vicki Treadell CMG, MVO, (British High Commissioner to Malaysia) and Aurelia Silva (Executive Director of the BMCC), spokespersons from Naylor Farms and Avondale Farms gave a illustrated presentation about their companies and their quality products. Their renowned customers include KFC, Waitrose, Tesco and Costco, amongst many others. A food tasting and networking session was held after, enjoyed by the attendees made up of representatives from all facets of the Food Services Industry.
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!
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.
The Malaysian British Society is once again organising a Charity Dinner this 10th Feb at TPC Kuala Lumpur in aid of IDEAS Academy, established to provide free education for refugee children in Malaysia who are not entitled to receive government education.
The Alice Smith School Kuala Lumpur will be hosting masterclasses for teachers from the lead educators at the British National Space Academy, exploring space through Biology, Chemistry and Physics as STEM based sessions.
Date: Friday 16 March 2018 (1pm - 4pm)
Venue: Alice Smith School, Equine Park, Secondary Campus
Sri KDU International School (SKIS) is having its Info Day! The Info Day provides families the opportunity to find out how SKIS instils international-mindedness and prepares students for the global environment. Happening 6th Feb, 9am - 12pm. 50% Application fee
AGS Malaysia won the Silver Trophy of the HR Vendors of the Year 2017 Awards, in Kuala Lumpur on 16 November 2017. The company, which has 30 employees, is distinguished by a multilingual staff, various training programmes for employees, loyalty of key accounts, and a strong involvement in social responsibility through various sponsorships.
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