Thursday, 26 April 2018
Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

A total of 140 members and non-members alike attended the above 1-Day Retail Conference to better understand the ever evolving retail challenges and in the spirit of shrewd analysis, the Conference touched on the following areas:

  • Market Insights
  • Rethinking & Reinvention in Retail
  • Tourism Driven Retail Scene
  • Retail Disruptions
  • Retail & Retail Related Inspirations from the New Generation

MRA would like to convey our sincere thanks to the following distinguished speakers who have highlighted and shared many insights and challenges faced by retail businesses today:

RETAIL TODAY – AN OVERVIEW by
Mr Tan Hai Hsin | Managing Director | RGM Retail Group Malaysia

A DIVERSE PERSPECTIVE by
Mr Allan Soo | Deputy Executive Chairman | Savills Kuala Lumpur
Dato’ (Dr) Siew Ka Wei | Chairman | Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board
Ms Jane Hor | Feng Shui Consultant

INTRODUCTION – TRANSFORMATION, CREATIVITY & BEYOND by
Pn Ungku Suseelawati  Ungku Omar | Executive Director, Regional Head Retail Asia | Nawawi Tie Leung Real Estate Consultants

TRANSFORMATION – SURVIVING CHALLENGES by
Mr HC Chan | Advisor | Malaysia Shopping Malls Association

CREATIVITY – RETHINKING STRATEGIES by
Mr Ian Ho | Regional Managing Director | Shopee

BEYOND – SURPASSING SUSTAINABILITY BY A BRICK & MORTAR by
Mr Anil Konidena | Head of South East Asia | Landmark Group

Special thanks also goes to Mr Tan Hai Hsin of Retail Group (Malaysia) and Ms Kung Suan Ai of Kuala Lumpur Pavilion who have moderated a very lively and informative panel discussion.


Reviews:

“It was superb!!! I fully recommend all retailers to attend the next conference to keep up with the current retail trend. It adds value and is the reason why I joined MRA.”

Mr Lai Sia Ling – ED of Econsave Cash & Carry (PD) Sdn Bhd

“Localized topics and speakers are interesting”

Diana Lim – Senior Manager of TDST Sdn Bhd

“Very informative… no regrets going. Panel discussion moderated by Ms Kung was encouraging and beneficial. Overall 1-10, I give you a 9!”

Datin Rohana Mohammad Nasir – VP of Batu Road Retailers Association

“Great conference! We were able to learn, gain and understand more about the current retail industry and trend. Retail industry related panel discussions were fantastic. Well done, MRA!”

Mr Gilbert Pang – Director of Weta Resources