Date: 25th October 2019 (Friday)
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

We are pleased and honored to invite you for our inaugural MEXPA CEO NIGHT 2019 & 7th Anniversary Celebration that will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel Kuala Lumpur on Friday, October 25th 2019.

    1) Provide a top level networking platform with Ambassadors and fellow CEOs
    2) Raise fund for Charity
    3) Celebrate the 7th Anniversary of MEXPA

We are very honored to have YB Tan Sri Rafidah Abdul Aziz, the former Minister of Trade & Industry Malaysia as the Keynote Speaker at the CEO Night. We have invited Ambassadors from 21 African nations in Malaysia, and we would like you to join us as part of the 100 CEOs who will be joining this auspicious night.

The event will start at 6.30 pm followed by the Gala Dinner at 7.30pm. Dress code is black tie. Theme for this year is “Africa - The New Frontier”, to raise awareness among CEOs on the tremendous opportunities in possibly one of the largest single market in the world.

There will be an opportunity for you to network amongst the 21 African Ambassadors and other business community during this auspicious event.

Tickets for “MEXPA CEO Night 2019 & 7th Anniversary Celebration” is now on sale in 2 packages:

    • a. Early Bird: RM350 (from now to 15/8/2019)
      b. Normal Price: RM430 (from 16/8/2019)
    • a. Seated with ambassadors
      b. Early Bird pricing: RM450 (from now to 15/8/2019)
      c. Normal Price: RM530 (from 16/8/2019)
      1) Mr. Dhanabalan : dhanasp@gmail.com
      2) Dr. Kabur : drkabur@gmail.com
      3) En. Halim : hslimcon@yahoo.com
      4) Mexpa secretariat : Pathma - 03 80663107

    We look forward to your participation in the above event which may open the doors for you to enter the African markets.

    RM689 per person
    – SBL/HRDF claimable (Inclusive of lunch, tea breaks, notes and 6% SST)


    No. 86, Jalan BP 7/8, BP Newtown,
    Bandar Bukit Puchong,
    47120 Puchong, Selangor DE.
    Tel: 03 - 8066 3107 | Fax: 03 - 8066 6152

    Date: 6 August 2019 (Tuesday)
    Time: 9.00 am - 6.00 pm
    Venue: Malaysian Export Academy (MEXA) Training Centre, Puchong


    The Malaysian Exporters Association (MEXPA) will be organising a Talk on “Government Incentives for Malaysian Companies by MIDA, SME CORP, & ECERDC” at the MEXA Training Centre, Puchong. This Talk is managed by MEXPA’s training arm, Malaysian Export Academy Sdn. Bhd.

    The objective of this Talk is to provide an update on the various government incentives offered or coordinated by MIDA, SME CORP, & ECERDC.


    All CEOs, Directors, General Managers and also Senior and Junior Managers and Executives who are handling Finance, Export, Operation, Project, HR etc should attend this Seminar

    Time Programme
    8.30 am Registration
    09.00 am Welcome Address by a representative from the Malaysian Exporters Association
    09.15am Grants, Soft Loans & Incentives by a representative from Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
    10.30am SME Development Programmes by a representative from the SME Corporation (SME Corp.)
    11.45am Incentives provided by East Coast Economic Region Development Council (ECERDC) for the development of East Coast Economic Region (ECER) by a representative from ECERDC


    RM265 per person
    – SBL/HRDF claimable (Inclusive of lunch, tea breaks, notes and 6% SST)


    No. 86, Jalan BP 7/8, BP Newtown,
    Bandar Bukit Puchong,
    47120 Puchong, Selangor DE.
    Tel: 03 - 8066 3107 | Fax: 03 - 8066 6152

    Date:13 August 2019 (Tues)
    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Venue: Matrade Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC), Kuala Lumpur

  • To learn the principles and methods of selecting, appointing and managing overseas agents and distributors for your company.
  • To enable the learner to understand the different aspects of working with agents and distributors in foreign markets including the legal implications, cultural issues, motivation, trade disputes, negotiation and etc.

    Export Managers/Executives, Marketing and Sales Managers/Executives, Research Personnel, General Managers, HR Managers/Executives, Administrative and Finance Managers/Executives, Logistics Managers/Executives, CEOs, and anyone interested understanding how to appoint and manage overseas agent & distributor.

    Lectures, briefing, case studies, group discussions, group projects, negotiation exercise

  • Overseas Market Entry Strategies
  • Distribution Channel
  • Agent or Distributor – What is the difference?
  • The Roles of Agents or Distributors
  • How to find Agents and Distributors
  • What to look for in an Agent or Distributor
  • Motivating an Agent or Distributor
  • Changing/Terminating an Agent or Distributor
  • Cultural and Legal Issues
  • Negotiating with an Agent or Distributor (Group Exercise)
  • Case Studies and Discussion

    Fee: RM1, 200per pax
    SBL claimable (Inclusive of lunch, tea breaks, notes)

    Tham Sing Khow has over 35 years' of experience in international trade, export promotion and marketing, international business development, industrial development, investment promotion, technology transfer and licensing arrangements, public relations & communications, branding, public affairs, overseas customer relationship management, alliance building and sustainability, and environmental issues. He also has a proven track record in setting up overseas trade representative offices and development of trade and industrial relations with overseas market, including emerging markets. Mr Tham served in various capacities in the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), including 10 years abroad as Malaysian Trade Commissioner to Moscow (USSR), Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Caracas (Venezuela). At MITI Headquarters, he has served as the Principal Asst. Director in the International Trade Division and the Industries Division.

    After leaving MITI, Mr Tham worked as the European Director of the Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) in London, UK for 12 years covering the promotion and marketing of Malaysian timber and timber products to the European market, including public relations and communications, and related environmental/sustainability issues. Later he served as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Timber Council.

    Following his service with MTC, he was a Consultant to the Tan Chong Group; helping them to develop their international trading business including setting up an overseas representative office in The Philippines. He also served as the Senior Advisor – Commodities in the Embassy of the Netherlands, advising the Embassy on commodity issues focusing on palm oil, timber, rubber and cocoa. He also worked as Chief Operating Officer – Europe to ABRIC Berhad responsible for the exports and sales of the company products (security seals) to the European market. Currently he is a freelance Consultant and Trainer in International Trade and Business Development. Mr Tham holds a B.Sc. Hons in Biological Sciences from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), a LLB.Hons from London University and a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), U.K. He is also a HRDF-certified Trainer with the Train-the-Trainer certification, specializing in the training and mentoring of SMEs in international trade/export and overseas business development.