Selamat Hari Raya, AMBC Member Offers
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Dear Members and Friends,

Greetings from Sabah, "the Land Below the Wind"!

Our intrepid group has just retraced the Sandakan Death Marches, and are now in Tambunan, the heartland of the Kadazan-Dusun people.  For more details on our trip, click here.
A few quick announcements of upcoming events in August and September:

2016 AGM

Our AGM will be held on August 25th.  As per our new constitution, four Board seats are vacated every year.  There are also various sub-committee opportunities.  As previously indicated, members are invited to nominate for Board and Sub-committee positions - more details can be found here.

Drinks & Nibbles with the Consul-General

Immediately following our AGM, we will be hosting a Drinks & Nibbles evening where you can meet the Consul-General, Mr Westmoreland Palon at the Consulate General of Malaysia.  Places have almost completely filled up, but you can register here to put on the waiting list.

Corporate Boardroom lunch with Tim Pallas

As a second installment to our "Building Victoria" series, the Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas will be speaking about infrastructure opportunities in the State.  This is a Corporate members event and is by invitation.  Our appreciation to Rigby Cooke Lawyers for hosting this lunch.

Malaysia Day celebration dinner

Join your newly-elected board at our Malaysia Day celebration dinner on Thursday evening, September 15th.  We will be celebrating with a special Malaysian feast at the Marriott Hotel. Festivities will go from 6.30pm - 9.30pm, and all are welcomed to participate in this fun event.  Click here for event and booking details.

Meeting with Sabah government and private sector

On August 19th, we will be in Kota Kinabalu having exploratory meetings with officials from the following organisations:
  • Sabah's State Economic Development and Investment Authority
  • Ministry of International Trade and Industry
  • Malaysian Investment Development Authority
  • Malaysian Trade Commission
  • Sabah Chambers of Commerce
If you have any questions or issues that you would like assistance with, please email these directly to me.

Malaysian Franchisors visiting Melbourne

The Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperative and Consumerism, together with the Malaysian Franchise Association is organising the participation of 11 Malaysian Franchisors at the upcoming Franchising and Business Opportunities Expo in Melbourne, from 26 - 28 August 2016.  If you would like to meet members of this group, click here for more details.
See you at an upcoming event!



​Felix Wong GAICD
President
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