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MDBC: MISA Day Program, 26 Oct

October 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Dear MDBC Members,

We’ve expanded our scope, we’ve had a record number of entries, and we’ve seen the quality of the entries surpass the previous benchmark.  Now it’s time for you to get ready for the final round of competition between this year’s nominees for the MDBC Innovation & Sustainability Awards (MISA) 2017, taking place on Thursday, 26 October at the DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur.

We look forward to welcoming the following shortlisted nominees for the final round of competition!  Please note the following are listed in alphabetical only.
Best Service Innovation:
* Air Liquide Business Services
* LeadWomen
* &samhoud
* YTL Corporation

Best Product Innovation:
* Akzo Nobel Paints (Malaysia)
* HEINEKEN Malaysia
* SBM Offshore
* Sime Darby Plantation

Most Innovative Start – Up:
* AppyKoins
* KLCSI Venture

MISA is not ‘just’ an awards program.  It is a way to showcase the best practices of competitors in the areas of Innovation & Sustainability, with an emphasis on the sharing of knowledge.  It is a platform for learning and elevating the understanding of these issues and the best practices of the local business environment.  So join us at MISA and learn from the elites at the forefront of Innovation & Sustainability during the most competitive and informative event!

Date:  Thursday, 26 October 2017
Time:  13:00 – 18:15 hrs (Day Program Only)
Venue:  DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Members – 1st seat: Complimentary / 2nd seat onwards: RM 150 per pax (excl GST)
Non – members – RM 200 per pax (excl GST)




Shell - Member of the Dutch Malaysian Business Council          


We are calling for additional MISA Sponsors and Advertisers.  We need your support!  If you would like to showcase your support of the growth and elevation in the understanding of Innovation & Sustainability, promote your brand, and engage with the Innovation & Sustainability elites, then join our sponsors and be an Innovation & Sustainability Champion!  Please click here for additional information on Sponsorship / Partnership / Advertising packages available.  If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at misa@mdbc.com.my.  We look forward to your attendance this year!

Please note that this schedule is subject to change
13:00 – 13:30 hrs : Registration
13:30 – 14:30 hrs : Part 1 – Presentations / Q&A for Most Innovative Start – Up
14:45 – 15:30 hrs : Part 2 – Presentations / Q&A for Best Service Innovation
15:45 – 16:30 hrs : Part 3 – Presentations / Q&A for Best Product Innovation
16:45 – 18:15 hrs : Innovation & Sustainability Panel: Talks by & Interactive Roundtable Discussions with various experts
18:15 hrs : End of Day Program

We are happy to announce the following speakers (and topics) for the Innovation & Sustainability Panel:
Please note the following may be subject to change
Susan van Boxtel (Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands – Singapore): Innovation, Technology & Science
Kees Slingerland (AMS Institute): Amsterdam – Innovation Capital of Europe
Biruntha Mooruthi (PlaTCOM Ventures): Funding Assistance for SMEs and Intellectual Property
Jonathan Jolly (Shell Malaysia): Shell MDS Bintulu and the Transformation from Gas to Liquid
Usman Quereshi (Philips): There’s Always a Way to Make Life Better

To register, please reply with the registration form which was sent to all members no later than Monday, 23 October (12 noon) to the MDBC Secretariat by e mail at info@mdbc.com.my.  All registered guests will receive our reconfirmation latest by Tuesday, 24 October with venue details; Please contact us if you do not receive this confirmation.

Please note that while the first seat is complimentary for members (with subsequent registrations charged), we will charge a no – show or late cancellation fee of RM150 per person (excl GST) (for cancellations after Monday, 23 October (12 noon).  This is to cover the cost of food wasted;  Replacement / substitute participant(s) to avoid the no show charge will be welcomed.  The no – show fee is also applicable to free of charge registrations.

Alternatively, you may use the registration form below.  Please note that registration closes on Monday, 23 October (12 noon) and is required to confirm your attendance.  By registering online, you acknowledge the event guidelines.

Thank you & we look forward to seeing you there!
MDBC Secretariat
(603) 2722 8335


October 26, 2017
1:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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