Programme Day 1

8 December 2022 (Day 1)

Time Session
08:00
08:45
Registration & Welcome Breakfast
08:45
09:30
  • Welcome Remarks by Ashwin Gunasekeran
  • Welcome Remarks by YB Yeoh Soon Hin
Ballroom 1
09:30
10:25
Keynote Address: Business Events Algorithm Shift
Ailynn Seah Speaker The Lumiere Consulting
Peter Lee Speaker Goyang Convention Bureau
Senthil Gopinath Speaker ICCA
Ballroom 1
10:25
10:50
Morning Coffee Break
Foyer
10:50
11:35
Sustainability
In-depth panel discussion and case sharing of each destination best policies/activity in terms of sustainability, elaborating from the keynote session.

Martin Balmer Moderator Northstar Travel Group
Ailynn Seah Panelist The Lumiere Consulting
Josephine Tan Panelist Penang Green Council
Peter Lee Panelist Goyang Convention Bureau
Ballroom 1
11:35
11:45
Introduction to Break-Out Sessions
Angeline van den Broecke Speaker Altis Business Solutions Sdn Bhd
Lee Mark Speaker The Hot Shoe Show @ Co.
Mona Manap Speaker Place Borneo Sdn Bhd
Ross Barker Speaker Northstar Travel Group
Ballroom 1
12:00
13:00
LUNCH BREAK
13:00
13:45
Break-out Session 1 - Technology : “The Events Game Theory"
Emerging platform for event registration, website & payment. Automating Service Industry.

Mona Manap Moderator Place Borneo Sdn Bhd
Ishkandar Bin Baharin Panelist MyRAS
Rahul Bharadwaj Panelist Anderes Fourdy
Ballroom 1
Break-out Session 2 - Civil War : "Hotels vs Airbnb"
Ross Barker Moderator Northstar Travel Group
Rajeev Kohli Panelist Creative Travel
13:50
14:35
Break-out Session 3 - Technology : “Hybrid without burning a hole in your pocket”
Presanth Chandra Panelist TIN Media
Yusno Yunos Panelist Evenesis - Y Us Events
Lee Mark Moderator The Hot Shoe Show @ Co.
Break-out Session 4 - Venue : “Fool-proof venue trends”
Angeline van den Broecke Moderator Altis Business Solutions Sdn Bhd
Francis Teo Panelist Setia City Convention Centre & Setia SPICE Convention Centre
Premala Danapakiam Panelist Borneo Convention Centre Kuching
Winnie Lim Panelist Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC)
14:35
15:00
Tea Break
15:00
16:00
Understanding Key Markets
Alicia Yao Panelist China International Travel Service (CITS Group)
Rajeev Kohli Panelist Creative Travel
Ross Barker Panelist Northstar Travel Group