Conference on Tourism Potential in Sabah and Sarawak

18 Jun 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
MIDA Sentral, No. 5, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

EVENT BRIEF

 

We are pleased to inform you that the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) will be organising a "Conference on Tourism Potential in Sabah and Sarawak" which will be held as follows:-

Date : 18 June 2019 (Tuesday)
Time : 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Venue : Perdana Hall, Level 10
MIDA Sentral
No. 5, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
50470 Kuala Lumpur

GPS Code: 3.13297, 101.68396


The conference will be officiated by Y.Bhg. Dato' Sri Norazman Ayob, Deputy Secretary General (Trade) of Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI).

The conference is an effort by the Government to update business community on investment opportunities in Sabah and Sarawak. It is a platform:

  1. to encourage industry players / investors to invest in the hospitality sector (i.e. hotel and tourism projects) in Sabah and Sarawak;
  2. to inform industry players on the upcoming National Tourism Policy and Eco-Tourism Plan by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC)
  3. to share information with industry players on initiatives / facilities offered by the Sabah and Sarawak State Governments in stimulating the growth of the hospitality sector;
  4. to enhance the ecosystem development within districts in Sabah and Sarawak; and
  5. to spur the hotel and tourism industry players to participate in Digital Transformation initiatives.


The proposed programme includes:

  1. presentations and panel discussion by the relevant ministries, agencies, state authorities and hotel / tourism associations on their respective roles in assisting the growth of the hospitality sector in Malaysia; and
  2. networking session with Federal / state agencies to facilitate business related inquiries or issues involving the hospitality industry or projects in Sabah and Sarawak.


In this regard, we would like to offer three complimentary seat to your company; subject to first come, first served basis on the online registration.

We look forward to your participation and positive response.



 

LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE
PLEASE REGISTER NOW!!!

 
 

EVENT PROGRAMME

 

TIME

PROGRAMME

08:00

Registration & Light Refreshments

09:00

Arrival of Y.Bhg. Dato' Sri Norazman Ayob, Deputy Secretary General (Trade) of Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)

09:05

Welcoming Remarks by Mr. Ahmad Khairuddin A.Rahim, Senior Executive Director, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)

09:10

Official Opening and Keynote Address by Y.Bhg. Dato' Sri Norazman Ayob, Deputy Secretary General (Trade) of Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)

 

Press Conference (TBC)

09:20

Presentation by Healthcare, Education and Hospitality Division, MIDA

Topic: Incentives for Hospitality Sector (Hotel and Tourism Projects)

09:40

Presentation by Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC)

Topic: New Growth Areas of Tourism Industry

10:10

Q & A Session

10:30

Morning Coffee Break

10:45

Panel Discussion

Topic:
Investment vs. Tourism Revenue: Positioning Sabah and Sarawak in the Heart of Malaysia’s Tourism Map

Panelists:-

  1. Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah (KePKAS)
  2. Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Sarawak (MTACYS)
  3. Malaysian Association of Hotel Owners (MAHO)

Moderator: Mr. Suriya Charles Buas, Director, MOTAC Sarawak Office

11:45

Q & A Session

12:00

Presentation on Digital Transformation in Hospitality Sector – Transformation Through Data Driven Insights for Tourism by MIMOS Berhad

12:30

Q & A Session

12:45

Presentation Ceremony - Token of Appreciation

13:00

Lunch Break

14:00

Networking Sessions with with MIDA / MOTAC / KePKAS / MTACYS / Sabah Economic Development and Investment Authority (SEDIA) / MAHO / MAATFA / Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) (limited to participant who register interest online)

15:00

End of Programme

Registration

The registration for this event has been closed.

Organizer

MIDA Conference

Should you require further information or clarification, please feel free to contact any of the following personnel:
 

i)

Madam Khamilah Mohd Yusoff
Senior Deputy Director
Healthcare, Education and Hospitality Division

DL : 603 - 2267 3651
Fax : 603 - 2274 8464
Email : khamilah@mida.gov.my


ii)


Madam Nur Qistina Abd Manan
Assistant Director
Healthcare, Education and Hospitality Division

DL : 603 - 2263 2499
Fax : 603 - 2274 8464
Email : nurqistina@mida.gov.my


iii)


Mr. Mohd Azri Abdul Aziz
Assistant Director
Healthcare, Education and Hospitality Division

DL : 603 - 2267 6712
Fax : 603 - 2274 8464
Email : mohdazri@mida.gov.my

Contact Organizer
Location

Venue : MIDA Sentral, No. 5, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur