Invest Selangor Berhad Announces the 2nd Selangor International Business Summit in 2018

Invest Selangor Berhad Announces the 2nd Selangor International Business Summit in 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 December 2017 – Invest Selangor Berhad today announced that the Selangor International Business Summit series will be back for its second edition in 2018, following its astounding success this year, which saw a total number of 22, 000 visitors and generated RM 204.2 million in transaction value. Selangor International Business Summit 2018 is set to run for 10 days, from 6 – 16 September 2018, and will feature the three main events – as follow:

  • Selangor International Expo 2018:
    4th edition | 6 – 9 September 2018
  • Selangor-ASEAN International Business Conference 2018:
    2nd edition | 6 – 7 September 2018 
  • Selangor Digital Economy Convention 2018:
    formerly known as the Smart City International Convention
    | 13 – 15 September 2018

“The summit hosts a rich network of trade industry players globally, and acts as a solid trading platform for these businesses to connect and do business within the ASEAN network – all in one place, Selangor”, said Yang Berhormat Dato’ Teng Chang Kim, Senior Executive Councillor of the State Government of Selangor, during the Soft Launch of Selangor International Business Summit 2018 today. “In the current global economic landscape that businesses operate in, it is imperative for ASEAN countries to work together as a united community, in support of each other, to stay competitive in the global arena – and this is where Selangor International Business Summit 2018 comes in as a platform to host and connect industry players from around the world”, Teng further adds.

“Selangor International Business Summit 2018 will spearhead business opportunities and potential areas of collaboration – not only for Selangor or Malaysia as a country, but for the united community of ASEAN. Invest Selangor Berhad is proud to play organiser to an event of such positive magnitude, as part of its efforts in positioning Selangor as a global trading hub and a significant gateway to ASEAN for domestic and international businesses”, said Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Hasan Azhari Haji Idris, Chief Executive Officer of Invest Selangor Berhad.

The Selangor International Business Summit series will continue to adopt a highly focused and result oriented setting. The summit’s Food and Beverage (F&B) expo aims to connect industry players through its effective business matching programme and hosted international buyers programme. Subsequently, other events will highlight international market opportunities through ASEAN economic integration, discuss global market developments and trends as well as to showcase industry-led digital capabilities in Selangor.

For media queries pertaining to Selangor International Business Summit 2018 and its main events, please get in touch with the following Invest Selangor Berhad representatives:

Yuri Tiru Pillai
Corporate Communications Manager, Selangor International Business Summit 2018
T: 03 – 5510 2005 | E: yuri@investselangor.my | M: +6016 – 610 2503

Sven Schneider
Project Director, Selangor International Business Summit 2018
T: 03 – 5510 2005 | E: sven@investselangor.my

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About Invest Selangor Berhad:

Invest Selangor Berhad is the first contact point for corporations planning to invest in Selangor. We are a one-stop government agency, which provides information and advisory services to potential and existing investors as well as assistance in setting up operations in Selangor. Selangor State successfully attracted 242 approved manufacturing projects in 2016, translating into total direct investments worth RM7.88 billion. A total of RM4.53 billion of domestic direct investments (DDI) and RM3.35 billion was of foreign direct investments (FDI).

For enquiries on investment in Selangor, please visit www.investselangor.my