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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia/PRNewswire/ — With just over a week to go before the regional conference “TRADING UP: Accessing Opportunities for Business in Asia” gets underway in Kuala Lumpur, the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Malcom Turnbull expressed his support for the conference and its goals. The regional gathering which is designed to addressing the evolving business dynamic between Asia and Australia has become increasingly important as the businesses looks to compete for increased market share.

In a written statement received from the Prime Minister of Australia, Malcom Turnbull which recognized the work done by Australia Business Asia ahead of next weeks program, “The 2016 Australian Business Asia Conference comes at an historic time for the economic development of the countries within our region.” The message which was received earlier this week also went further to say “Thank you to Australian Business Asia for its continued work to foster business opportunities between Asia and Australia, and I wish all delegates every success in capitalizing on this potential.”

The Chairman of Australian Business Asia, Leigh Howard stated “The Australian Business Asia conference is about accessing business opportunities in Asia and Australia, participants have a chance to access business leaders, speakers and delegations from Australia and from around Asia. Business should take advantage of this conference travel to Malaysia, to participate in this ground breaking conference while enjoying the best that Malaysia has to offer.”

“Australian Business Asia has put together a host of international speakers who have practical experience driving business in Asia. This not only represents an excellent opportunity to learn from industry leaders, but also to network and engage directly with them. After the conference, delegates will be able to enjoy a performance from Kate Cerebano at our gala dinner,” concluded Leigh Howard who is also the Chairman of the Malaysia Australia Business Council.

Headline Speakers include business leaders and political leaders that are shaping various aspects of business dynamic in Asia and Australia, they are:

YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of Trade & Industry, Malaysia
Benyamin Ismail, Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia X Berhad, Malaysia
Derek Kidley, Chief Executive Officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Consulting, South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand
Stuart Mendel, Managing Director of Tun Razak Exchange Lifestyle Quarter, Lendlease
Mr Jonathan Yabut, The Apprentice Asia Winner
Tim Harcourt, The Airport Economist
Kate Harden, Chief Executive Officer of the International Alumni Job Network
Peter G. Fanning, Foreign Legal Consultant of Hutabarat Halim & Rekan Lawyers, Indonesia
Chau Ta, President of the Australian Chambers of Commerce in Vietnam (AusCham)
Joining the conference will be delegations from the 17 AustCham from around Asia and delegations from Australia looking for business partners, distributors, agents and new market opportunities in Malaysia and around the region.

The delegate fees for attending the conference are AUD330/MYR990 and conference plus gala dinner with Kate Ceberano AUD430/MYR1,300 only.

To sign up for the conference, visit


Ms. Farra Alia
Media Relations
Australia Business Asia & MABC Secretariat:
C-26-3A, 3 Two Square, No 2 Jalan 19/1, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan
Tel: (603) 7960 9490
Fax: (603) 7960 9489

Conference Website:

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Source: Australian Business Asia
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Written by asiafreshnews

November 3, 2016 at 4:26 pm

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