The Selangor International Expo 2017 runs for its third year, bringing more than 250 companies foreign and local to showcase their products and services.
This year’s expo focuses on Life Sciences and F&B, as well as halal market segments which are all the fastest growing sectors within the region. The event oversees around 400 booths, with companies from ASEAN, Japan, China, Taiwan and Spain.
Organised by the State Government of Selangor, via Invest Selangor Bhd; the event is setting up to be an ideal opportunity for local and foreign MNCs, SMEs and entrepreneurs to market, collaborate and create partnerships, as well as getting information on the latest technologies in this region.
The event was officiated by HRH Raja Muda Selangor, Tengku Amir Shah Ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Al-Haj, in Setia City Convention Centre.
Speaking during the official opening, Y.B. Dato’ Teng Chang Khim, Selangor State Senior Executive Councillor for Investment, Industry & Commerce, SME & Transportation, said that the Selangor International Expo has been successful in positioning Selangor as a global trading hub.
“It has now become an important event in Selangor’s trade and investment calendar and with the success of the first two editions, the state government is seeking to scale the event to greater heights this year,” he added.
The Selangor International Expo 2017 is one of three components making up the 10-day Selangor International Business Summit, the largest business event in Malaysia. The event is expected to draw chiefs of industries, experts, businesses, entrepreneurs and policymakers to com together and discuss ideas, as well as share their expertise.
Apart from the Selangor International Expo, the Summit also consists of the Selangor Smart City & Future Commerce Convention and the Selangor-ASEAN Business Conference which were held earlier from September 7-9 and 11-12 respectively.
“The Selangor International Expo 2017 will continue to be an important event in Selangor’s trade and investment agenda as the event is aimed at positioning Selangor to become a global trading hub for the region, especially in becoming the Gateway to ASEAN.
“As Malaysia’s largest economy and the most progressive state, Selangor enjoys a highly developed infrastructure, advanced commercial ecosystem and a well‐established investment haven backed by excellent state government support to help business community do their businesses here, and more importantly, become the regional trading hub,” he said.