Entrepreneur is a lifestyle! Before we share more on the event's happenings, let me share with you briefly what is SME International Trade Association (SMiTA):
SME International Trade Association of Malaysia (SMITA), is a non-profit organisation that encourages SMEs to go global by organising meetings & trade missions, international trade conferences and educational seminars. SMITA will facilitate and nurture SMEs entrepreneurs to the global arena by providing training, expertise and support services.
Foster the growth and development of SMEs in international trade for the growth of the Malaysian’s economy.
Act as an intermediary to facilitate interaction between SMEs with the Government and the world market.
Strengthen economic ties between the SMEs and providing opportunities for export growth.
Dissemination of information and the latest market risk research so that SMEs entrepreneurs in Malaysia are able to compete in the international market.
To promote upskilling of members’ human resources to increase productivity and producing quality products and services.
SMiTA is having a biz.talk event from 2.30pm to 6.00pm at Tower Regency Hotel on 30 Nov 2015 together with invited speakers' sharing: MIDA & AMBANK.
Entrepreneur is a lifestyle where you can see through their faces. "Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves."- E. Joseph Cossman
Networking is a must in the ever changing corporate world. "More business decisions occur over lunch and dinner than at any other time, yet no MBA courses are given on the subject." Peter Drucker
The event kicks off with SMiTA's introduction by the Secretary General, Mary Low and opening speech by SMiTA's President, Megane Soo. The speech from both of them are really eye opening to the participants. Their sharing is supported with facts and figures which is able to give our business friends a shiver and the huge export market of 620 million population in ASEAN!
MIDA director and his assistant are doing sharing on how the Malaysian government supports our local Malaysian industries in capturing the export market. Besides that, he do shares on what are the supporting GRANTS available from MIDA. If you want to know more about MIDA, please log on to www.mida.gov.my
A good speech attracts questions from the crowd.
Malaysian industries loose billions of Ringgit Malaysia at mismanage of export exchange rates. Therefore, Ms Li- Ching Ho from Corporate Client Group Sales (AMBANK) shares with the participants on Foreign Exchange Risk Management.
SMiTA presenting momento to fellow speakers and we do appreciate on the sharing given. With great info, we make better decisions!
Mr CG Huan from Sterling Circle Sdn. Bhd. as the emcee of the event while CK Chong as the event organizing chairman delivers the closing speech to the participants and at the same time encouraging them to venture out and make our Malaysian Made Products stand tall!
The event ended smoothly with the help of the great organizing committees. Let me introduce them to you all (from left to right): Mary Low, Wayne Lee, CG Huan, CK Chong, YC Nang, Megane Soo (seated) May Peng, KT Goo, Jeremy Chan and Cheryl Wong.