Kuala Lumpur: SME Corporation Malaysia has urged Malaysian companies, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to participate in the ASEAN SME Showcase and Conference 2015 from May 26-28.
The highlight of the event, being held in conjunction with Malaysia's Chairmanship of ASEAN 2015, is the business matching session, SME Corp's Chairman, Tan Sri Mohamed Al Amin Abdul Majid said.
"The business matching session will facilitate links among SMEs in Asean, forge strategic business partnerships between them, as well as spur the development of numerous business segments across the region," he added in his welcoming remarks at the soft launch of the ASEAN SME Showcase and Conference 2015 here.
He said the three-day event would be a platform for local companies to showcase their innovative and high technology products and services to the other nine ASEAN members. Mohamed Al Amin said the agency had to date received positive response from local companies.
He said there would also be a business matching programme between government-linked companies and multinational corporations.
Themed "One Business, One Community", the Asean SME Showcase and Conference 2015 will be officiated by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
More than 10,000 trade visitors and 450 exhibitors, including 200 under the international pavilion comprising multinational corporations, government bodies and agencies, are expected to feature this time. – Bernama