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International Women in Business Convention 2011

  1. 1. C O N F E R E N C E BUSINESS TRADE FAIR Presents : Association of Bumiputera Women Entrepreneurs Malaysia“TRANSFORMING WOMEN’S BUSINESSES THROUGH INNOVATIONS”25th - 27th October 2011Melaka International Trade Centre (MITC)Melaka, MalaysiaOfficial Opening & Keynote Address by:YABhg. Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah MansorThe Wife of the Prime Minister of Malaysia International Host State NGO Partner For details : call +603 8941 6442 ● 8921 3394 ● 8921 4880 ● email : or please log on to our website at Official Official Endorsed By: Strategic Partners Magazine Partners Media Partners Official Official Official Official Association Partners Freight Forwarder Contractor Transport Hotel
  2. 2. Warmest Greetings from THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS CONVENTION (1WBC 2011) FARIDAH A. JABBAR CHAIRPERSON 1WBC 2011/PRESIDENT USAHANITA MALAYSIAThe First International Women in Business Convention, in short, 1WBC, is an initiative of the Malaysian Women EntrepreneursAssociation-USAHANITA, to organize this prestigious international event that brings together and connects local and international womenentrepreneurs. 1WBC will be held from the 25 to 27 October 2011 at the Melaka International Trade Centre located at the World HeritageUNESCO City, Malaysia.The convention is divided into two components: the Business Trade Fair and the Conference. The theme for this convention is TransformingWomen’s Businesses through Innovations. Expect to interact and transact business with 500 entrepreneurs from around the world who willshowcase their products and services under the 3Bs broad categories of Beauty, Brain & Bravery and to be visited by 100,000 members ofthe public and traders. As for the conference, it will be attended by 1000 enthusiastic entrepreneurs who will share best business practices andforged strategic global networking.These golden opportunities must not be missed by women or even men entrepreneurs as the convention provides a platform for global strategiccollaborations through the myriad of planned activities such as the trade exhibitions, business presentations, product demonstrations, businessmatching and signings, business forums and luncheon talks. It also promises to bring together producers, inventors, traders, buyers, suppliersof products and services that may complete your supply chain requirement made available under one roof. Through the networking andengagements with other entrepreneurs, USAHANITA through this maiden initiative hopes that entrepreneurs and businesses participating in thisconvention may even forge regional or global cooperation that can assist in the expansion of markets or even businesses, regionally or globally.We are proud to announce that 1WBC2011 will be officiated by Her Excellency Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor, the wife of the PrimeMinister. Her Excellency will also deliver the keynote address with a theme: “TRANSFORMING WOMEN IN BUSINESS THROUGH INNOVATION,TECHNOLOGY & NETWORKING”. With her gracing the event, this makes the convention most exciting as Her Excellency is seen not only inMalaysia and ASEAN but the world over, as one of the most able First Lady that has contributed significantly towards promoting many greatinnovative ideas to develop the Nation and also in many ways, has inspired the Women of Malaysia to do the same. Hence, her willingness toofficiate this Convention will certainly make significant differences as envisaged. This will in turn, set the tone and the pace of this Conventionin years to come.With the support and involvements from YAB Datuk Seri Haji Mohd Ali Mohd Rustam, The Chief Minister of Malacca World Heritage UNESCOState Government, the Government of Malaysia through its Ministries, its many agencies, the Government Linked Companies, MultinationalCorporations, Local Businesses, Embassies, NGOs, Partners, Women Entrepreneurs of the world, Sponsors and individuals, this 1WBC2011 willsurely be the event that creates great opportunities and benefits for participating parties, traders and the public.We kindly invite you to be part of this First International Women in Business Convention (1 WBC 2011) which will provide you with the Goldenopportunities to expand into the market both here in Malaysia, as well as, in the countries worldwide.We look forward to seeing you at the First International Women In Business Convention (1WBC 2011), October 25 – 27, 2011 at the WORLDHERITAGE UNESCO CITY MELAKA, MALAYSIA. Welcome or “Selamat Datang” Melaka World Heritage UNESCO City Melaka, Malaysia Melaka is world-renown for her long history, historical sites, cultures and cuisines where she has charmed numerous visitors to her shores since her founding in the 15th. Century AD. Come feel her unique history, see her sites, enjoy her cultures, hospitality and taste her delightful cuisines.Melaka International Trade CentreThe prestigious and prominent Melaka International Trade Centre isa MICE service provider for national and international organizers withthe fully equipped and highest standard of facilities and services.The spectacular and impressive architecture centre is able to houseand deliver an easy accessibility loading docks and massive tradeexhibitions in town.
  3. 3. INTRODUCTIONThe 1st International Women In Business Convention, (1WBC) is an initiative of The Association ofBumiputera Women Entrepreneurs Malaysia (USAHANITA). This prestigious international event aims to bringand connect together local, as well as, international entrepreneurs.1WBC shall then be made a bi-annual event. USAHANITA will pass the baton of organizing this event toanother similar fraternity of a participating nation to continue the tradition of hosting the International Womenin Business Convention (1WBC).The primary objective of this year 1WBC is to create a platform for women entrepreneurs to gather new ideasand knowledge to innovate their business endeavors, to explore new business opportunities, to form strategicbusiness networking, to share and exchange business ideas among them.In line with the theme of this year 1WBC, TRANSFORMING WOMEN’S BUSINESSES THROUGH INNOVATIONS,this event will open doors to greater opportunities on how innovative approaches could transform and enhancetheir businesses. This is because doing business the usual way will no longer be competitive.DAY 1 (25 Oct 2011)8.15am Soft Opening8.30am Empowering of Women in Business: Contribution to The Economic Transformation Program (ETP) “ Transforming Women In Speaker : Datuk Dr. Mohamed Ghazali Md. Noor Business Alumni IDB Through Innovation,9.15am Business Meet and Match : Business Presentation and Business Signings (MOU) Technology and Networking ”10.15am Business Forum 1 : Opportunities and Challenges for Women in Business in a Robust and Volatile Emerging YABhg. Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor Markets The Wife of Prime Minister of Malaysia Panelists : Mrs. Suryani Sidik Motik 2.30pm Keynote and Opening Address : President Himpunan Pengusaha Pribumi Indonesia Transforming Women In Business (HIPPI), Indonesia Through Innovation, Technology and Networking by : Mr. Douglas Dean YABhg. Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor CEO, Human Capital Group Asia Limited The Wife of Prime Minister of Malaysia Madam Avryl Au National Director, BNI • Launching of 1WBC 2011 Hong Kong, Malaysia, South Korea and Taiwan by YABhg. Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor Taiwan • Launching of YABhg. Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah11.30pm Business Luncheon Talk : Mansor’s Coffee Table Book by The Honorable Mobilizing Marginalized Women Through Minister of Information Communications and Businesses Culture Malaysia Panelists : • Presentation of Plaque and Certificate of Mrs. Linda Amalia Sari Gumelar Appreciation to Host State, Premium Sponsors, Minister of Women and Children Empowerement International Partners and Representatives Republic of Indonesia Mrs. Pramila Acharya Rjal • Tour of Business Fair Chairperson of SAARC, Nepal Malaysia 4.30pm Business Meet and Match : Business Presentation and Business Signings (MOU)2.00pm Opening Ceremony2.15pm Welcome Speech by the Chairman of 1WBC End of Day 1 2011/President USAHANITA MALAYSIA Multimedia Presentation : The Journey of Women in Business
  4. 4. BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE WHO SHOULD ATTEND :CONVENTION : • Local and International WomenWomen Entrepreneurs get to connect and transact businesses through Entrepreneurs • Members of women business − based• making right connections to fast • sourcing raw materials, parts, NGOs track business contracts via MOUs finished products, to complement retailing & distributing, assembling • Government agencies and ministries• showcasing products and services or manufacturing via factory visits, by buying space at the business tours or business fair • Women Leaders fair • innovating processes, systems, • Thought Leaders in Entrepreneurship• increasing access to business products and services through opportunities, locally, nationally exchange or acquisition of • Interested Publics : Universities, and internationally intellectual properties /research Students, Businesses, Cooperatives and development countries Procurement Heads, Wholesalers,• ensuring result oriented business Distributors, Vendors, Manufacturers, matching initiatives Buyers or any interested individualsDAY 2 (26 Oct 2011)9.00am Internationalization of Women 2.30pm University as Centre of Excellence for SME Businesses : Home−grown SMEs for the Development and Collaboration International Markets Speaker : Speakers : Prof. Dr. Mohd Fauzi Mohd Jani Ms. Roslizawati Tan Sri Basir Director of UKM-CESMED, Malaysia Chairman, Nationwide Express, Malaysia Ms. Louise Aiseman 3.30pm Business Forum 3 : Director, EPOCH, Australia Tips : How Social Media can Transform Women‘s Mr. Stefan Pertz Businesses Managing Director, Launchpad, Germany Speakers : Mr. Ashran Dato’ Ghazi10.00am Business Forum 2 President, NEF Malaysia Significant Contribution of Cooperative Korea Movement in Enhancing Women in Business 4.30pm Business Meet and Match : Business Presentation Speakers : and Business Signings (MOU) Puan Hajjah Armi Zainudin Vice President, National Co-operative Organization 7.00pm Gala Dinner : Connectivity through Diversity (ANGKASA), Malaysia Taiwan / Korea End of Day 211.00am Business Meet and Match : Business Presentation and Business Signings (MOU) DAY 3 (27 Oct 2011) “ Mindset Change Option 1 7.00am − 10.00am Golf Challenge of Women SMEs in Facing Option 2 10.00am − 1.00pm Field Trip : Melaka Halal Hub and Globalization ” Industries 1.00pm − 2.00pm Lunch 2.00pm − 5.00pm Tour of Melaka World Heritage YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad Former Prime Minister of Malaysia UNESCO State12.00pm Business Luncheon Talk : Option 3 Mindset Change of Women SMEs in Facing 10.00am - 1.00pm Putrajaya and KLCC sightseeing Globalization by : YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad Former Prime Minister of Malaysia End of Convention
  5. 5. REGISTRATION FORM 25 − 27 October 2011 • 8.00am − 5.30pm • MELAKA INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTER (MITC), MALAYSIA YES! Please register the following delegate(s) for this conference (please photocopy for more delegates)Name : Designation : number of attendees :Company / Organization :Nature of Business :Address :Telephone : Fax :Email : Contact Person :Group Discount:Enjoy a group discount of 20% for 3 or more delegates registered at the same time from the same organization and of the same billing source.Your investment for attending 1WBC 2011 : CONFERENCE FEE SPONSORSHIP : please ˛ tick your option(s) : EARLY BIRD REGULAR ADVERTISMENT : (Payment before 19th September 2011) (Payment after 19th September 2011) £ Gala Dinner RM 10,000 £ Golf Challenge RM 2,500 p/flight £ Luncheon RM 2,500 p/table please R tick your option(s) : £ Inner front cover RM 5,000 £ International USD 1,000 £ International USD 1,200 £ Gala Dinner RM 5,000 Applicable for Conference’s Participants : please R tick your option(s) : £ Full page A4 RM 2,000 £ Field Trip : £ Tour : £ Sightseeing : £ Half page A4 RM 1,000 Melaka Halal Hub Melaka World Heritage Putrajaya and KLCC £ Inner back cover RM 3,000 £ Local RM 2,000 £ Local RM 2,500* £ Gala Dinner RM 3,500 and Industries UNESCO State £ Back cover RM 5,000*The fee includes luncheons, refreshment, conference material, opening ceremony, field trip and tour, meet & match,certificate of attendance, door gift, welcome dinner, gala dinner, accomodation and lucky draw.Accomodation for International delegates is not Included. For room reservation please contact :Century Mahkota Hotel Melaka, MalaysiaTel : +606-281 2828 Fax : +606 281 2323 or Email : s& *Term s Apply. n PAYMENT METHOD Con ditioPlease make crossed cheque payable to “1WBC” (state your name, phone number at the back of cheque) / MAIL PAYMENT WITH A COMPLETED FORMand send to:THE 1WBC 2011 SECRETARIAT Bank and Cheque Number:No, 9−1 Putra Permai Commercial CentreJalan Putra Permai 1A, Equine Park Total amount : RMBandar Putra Permai, 43300 Selangor, MalaysiaTel : +603-8941 6442 CIMB Acc. no. : 1404−0001000−10−3 Swift Code : CIBBMYKLFax : +603-89417442Email : 1wbic2011@gmail.comNOTE:For payment by local order early bird fee will only apply if the local order is executed and payment fully released to use on or before the early bird deadline.Cancellation and Transfers :If you are unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome at no extra charge. Please provide the name and the title of the substitute delegate at least 2 working days prior tothe Conference. A refund less RM 400 administration charge will be made for cancellation received in writing on or before 3rd October 2011. Regrettably, no refund can be madefor cancellation received after this date. A complete set of documentation will however be sent to you.The organizer reserves the right to make any amendments and /or changes to the programme, venue, speaker replacement and/or topics if warranted by circumstancesbeyond its control.
  6. 6. FLOOR PLANPARTICIPATING ENTREPRENEURS,WHAT TO LOOK FOR BUSINESS TRADE FAIRThis three days trade fair is open to traders and the public. SMEsalongside the big brothers and sisters showcase products and HIGHLIGHTSservices to establish market presence and awareness, to attractbuyers, to produce or transact retail or wholesale, to establish short • Women who have made it in the international marketsand long term collaboration as buyer, agent, distributor etc. This is • New ventures penetrating the international watersconsidered to be the essence of the convention and these are what • Local products with export potentialsentrepreneurs are looking for; market penetration, presence, • Women friendly companies, financiers, agencies, ministries, NGOs,expansion, and avenue to transact in a big way. partners and corporations • Companies owned by women, partnered by women, and menThe 1WBC trade fair is divided into THREE broad categories: THREE producing product/services for women(3) Bs • State and country booths • International companies, embassies and agencies • Beauty - Products and services which integrate innovation through • Young women entrepreneurs part or whole of the supply chain covers a whole range of internal and external beauty, wellness, food and beverage, nutrition, BUSINESS MEET AND MATCH, BUSINESS lifestyle and fashion, entertainment and arts, decor, architecture, craft, gems and jewellery, any products/services, even commodity PRESENTATION AND BUSINESS SIGNINGS within this category that reflect aesthetic, beauty, elegance and the vibrancy of life be it to human or its surroundings These are concurrent and scheduled slots that allow entrepreneurs to showcase products or services through presentation or • Brain - Products or services that requires research, curriculum/ demonstration. Interested entrepreneurs can request to be matched module creation, standards and benchmarking, publishing, with potential clients, distributors, agents, suppliers, vendors, etc. producing, technology, internet, communication, new business, creative and multimedia arts/technology, eco or green and the like There are 20 slots, 4 sessions running simultaneously to fit potential audiences. For bigger rooms, interested parties need only to make • Bravery - products and services that begin to attract women arrangements with the secretariat. involvement/ownership otherwise dominated by men. Or business that requires big calculated risks, high capital outlay with very high Signings, MOUs, appointments, awards and the like can be arranged returns sometimes derived in the long term: plantation, real estate right after the presentation. Branch launches, schemes, new development, oil and gas, logistics, aviation, marine/shipping, products launches can also be arranged to take place during the security, manufacturing, heavy machineries, etc. convention.Though this is a women convention, men and their companies are Parties signing up for business presentations must make bookingsmost welcome to purchase, or sponsor booths as women and men and pay for the 45-minutes slots. They can bring potentialdepend on each other. Women are the biggest consumer, purchase agents/clients from outside or interested members from thedecision makers and innovators especially when resources provided conference/business fair men are scarce. Coexistence and collaboration ensuresustainability. DATE / TIME 25 - 27 October 2011 • 10.00 am – 10.00 pmINNOVATION applies to ideas, processes and systems. Admission Terms Bare space • Free admission. Registration Bare space refers to SPACE ONLY is required and Exhibitor will be responsible • The organizers reserve the for their own designs right to refuse entry to any person(s) at their discretion. PROGRAMS AND PARTICIPATION ACTIVITIES 69 1 2 3 7 8 9 10 15 16 17 79 DETAILS • Product demonstrations 70 4 5 6 11 12 13 14 18 19 20 80 • Booth Competitions and 71 81 Size: 9sq.meter (3m x 3m) interactive activities 72 21 22 25 26 29 30 33 34 82 • For corner lot space, • Product Presentations 73 23 24 27 28 31 32 35 36 83 minimum booking of two • Meet and Match sessions booths. Includes fascia board • MOUs Signing Ceremony 74 84 37 38 41 42 45 46 49 50 with exhibitor name and • Documentary / Video 75 85 booth number, needle punch Presentations 76 39 40 43 44 47 48 51 52 86 carpet, 1 no. information • Field Trips / Group visits 77 87 desk, 2 no. plastic chairs and 78 53 54 57 58 61 62 65 66 88 1 no. powerpoint plug. 55 56 59 60 63 64 67 68 TYPES OF BOOTHS : to Hall C to Hall A 89 90 91 92 93 94 101 102 103 104 105 106 • Basic shell booth 3m x 3m 95 96 97 98 99 100 107 108 109 110 111 112 • Islands 6m x 6m (Bare Space) • Pavilion 6m x 6m (Bare Space) 113 123 133 143 153 163 173 183 193 203 114 124 134 144 154 164 174 184 194 204 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 185 195 205 116 126 136 146 156 166 176 186 196 206 front view 117 127 137 147 157 167 177 187 197 207 LEGEND CATEGORIES 118 128 138 148 158 168 178 188 198 208 MAIN SPONSOR 1 ENTREPRENEURS STATE BOOTHS BEAUTY 119 129 139 149 159 169 179 189 199 209 120 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 210 MAIN SPONSOR 2 NGOs BOOTHS SOLD BRAIN 121 131 141 151 161 171 181 191 201 211 122 132 142 152 162 172 182 192 202 212 ISLAND/ COUNTRY BOOTH A GENCIES BOOTHS USAHANITA SHOWCASE BRAVERY 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 INTERNATIONAL BOOTH GOVERNMENT BOOTHS STAGE*USD exchange rate is based on the current exchange rate on the date of transaction.
  7. 7. ORGANIZED BY: REGISTRATION FORM BUSINESS TRADE FAIREXHIBITOR DETAILS(Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Prof): First Name: Family Name: Position: Organisation: Address: City: Postcode: Country: Phone (+ ) Fax (+ ) E−mail: Mobile (+ ) Nature of Business: Name to appear on the Fascia Board:ORGANIZATION INFORMATION Organization Name: Mailing address: Contact person:Contact organization: Phone (+ ) Fax (+ ) E−mail:PRODUCT/ SERVICE DESCRIPTION Product/ services:VISITORS BADGE (Kindly list the names of those persons designated to work at your booth. Exhibitors who are found not wearing any badge will not be allowed into the Exhibition Hall) First Name: First Name: First Name: First Name: First Name: First Name:SIGNATURE (By signing and returning this form you indicate that you have read, understood, and agreed to the term and conditions) Name: Des igna tion: Signature: Date:EXHIBITION RATES − INTERNATIONAL (PART I) Please tick your preference for your Business Fair  Basic Shell Booth (3m x 3m) USD 2,500.00 Pavilion/Country (6m x 6m) USD 7,900.00EXHIBITION RATES − LOCAL (PART II) Please tick your preference for your Business Fair  Basic Shell Booth (3m x 3m) RM 5,200.00 Pavilion/Islands (6m x 6m) RM 25,000.00 • All Amount shall be paid according to Ringgit Malaysia equivalent. • Subject to Terms & Conditions. • Bare Space/Shell Scheme.EXHIBITOR’S AGREEMENT 1. Interested exhibitors are invited to contact the 1WBC Secretariat by 30th September 2011. 2. Display may be set up on Monday 24 October 2011 between the 4.30 pm – 6.00 pm. 3. The Business Trade Fair venue will be open daily from 9.00 am on the convention day. 4. The Event Organizer will not responsible for any loss occurred. 5. Additional facilities will provided at Extra Cost to exhibitors. Please fill in the Relevent Forms and return to 1WBC 2011 Secretariat with proofed of payment by 30th September 2011.
  8. 8. PAYMENT DETAILS Payment Detail Total Cost Part 1: Exhibition Rates − International RM Part 2: Exhibition Rates − Local RM Total Cost RMCREDIT CARDName Cardholder: Bank Card Name:Card Type Visa Master Expiry Date: (MM/YY)Credit Card Number : Security code (last 3 digit at the reverse of credit card) :I hereby authorise the organizer to debit my credit card for the total amount of USD :Signature (As per credit card) : Date :*USD exchange rate is based on the current exchange rate on the date of transaction.CHEQUEPlease make cheque payable to “1WBC” (state your name, phone number at the back of cheque) and send to:THE 1WBC 2011 SECRETARIAT Bank and Cheque Number :No, 9−1 Putra Permai Commercial Centre,Jalan Putra Permai 1A, Equine Park Total amount : RMBandar Putra Permai, 43300 Selangor, Malaysia CIMB Acc. no. : 1404−0001000−10−3 Swift Code : CIBBMYKLIMPORTANT INSURANCE• The organiser is not responsible for payment not received as stated Personal travel insurance is strongly recommended, as the organizer act only above. in securing venue and shall not be liable for acts or defaults in case of injury, damage, loss accident, delay or irregularity of any kind whatsoever duringCANCELLATION POLICY arrangement organized thought contractor the employees of such contractors in carrying out services. Hotel and transportation services are• Delegates unable to attend the 1WBC 2011 after having paid their subject to the terms and conditions under which they are offered to the registration fees must provide a written request for their refund. public in general. The organizer reserved the rights to make changes were Alternatively delegate can substitute an alternate participant on or before deemed necessary, without prior notice to parties concerned. All disputes 3rd October 2011. are subject to the Malaysian Law. We kindly ask you to authorize us by your• All approved refund will be proceed and issued within 30 days after the signature to use all registration data given in this form for computerized convention. handling of the 1WBC 2011 Convention.• For cancellation received on or after 3rd October 2011 no refund will be made.BUSINESS MATCHING : Please tick  category and circle your option(s) : Beauty - Products and services which  Brain - Products or services that requires  Bravery - products and services that begin to integrate innovation through part or whole of research, curriculum/module creation, attract women involvement/ownership the supply chain covers a whole range of standards and benchmarking, publishing, otherwise dominated by men. Or business that internal and external beauty, wellness, food producing, technology, internet, requires big calculated risks, high capital and beverage, nutrition, lifestyle and fashion, communication, new business, creative and outlay with very high returns sometimes entertainment and arts, decor, architecture, multimedia arts/technology, eco or green and derived in the long term: plantation, real estate craft, gems and jewellery, any the like development, oil and gas, logistics, aviation, products/services, even commodity within marine/shipping, security, manufacturing, this category that reflect aesthetic, beauty, heavy machineries, etc. elegance and the vibrancy of life be it to human or its surroundings  Other : o Hall C tDECLARATION ENQUIRIESI/We have read and understood the contents and hereby agree to abide by For enquiries, please contact us at 1WBC Secretariat :the exhibitions rules & regulations.Signature : Date : Address : 1WBC 2011 SECRETARIAT No, 9−1 Putra Permai Commercial CentreUSD exchange rate is based on the current exchange rate on the date of transaction. Jalan Putra Permai 1A, Equine Park Bandar Putra Permai, 43300 Selangor, Malaysia Email : Phone : +603−8941 6442 / 8921 3394 / 8921 4880 Company stamp : Fax : +603−8941 7442Note: A photocopy or a fax copy of the booking form is acceptable. Howeverproof of postage is not proof of receipt. The organizer shall not beresponsible for any lost document. All booking form must be submitted *Remember to keep a copy of this from for own record.with the required Full Payment. The organizers reserve the right to rejectany booking deemed inappropriate at its discretion and no queries shall beentertained.