ACCCIM’s annual conference to focus on green tech and e-wallet

Datuk Ng Yik Pyng (second from left) speaking at the press conference to announce ACCCIM's 8th Young Entrepreneurs Conference. With him are (from left to right) ACCCIM Young Entrepreneurs Committee chairman Leon Lee, organising chairman Michael Leong and his deputy Ng Shern Yau. Repoter : Royce Tan Ong Soon Hin/ The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Green technology and e-wallet will take centre stage at the Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) eighth Young Entrepreneurs Conference this year.

ACCCIM deputy secretary-general II Datuk Ng Yik Pyng said opportunities were abundant in the two sectors and the conference will serve as a platform to provide updates and information to young entrepreneurs to enhance their competitiveness.

“It is very timely to talk about these topics and even if there are businesses that are not directly related to e-wallet for example, they would want to know how it will affect their businesses.

“Participants will also be able to meet entrepreneurs from all over the Malaysia here and it will be a good opportunity for networking,” said Ng.

Conference organising chairman Michael Leong said every single changing trend provides new opportunities for businesses and its is the knowledge gained from conferences like this that ACCCIM hopes entrepreneurs can benefit from.

Themed “Leading Business into Future”, the event on July 30 will be held from 9am to 2pm at the One World Hotel in Selangor.

Registration fees are RM150 for ACCCIM members and RM300 for non-members. To register, log on to

Some 650 participants from the Asean countries are expected to attend the event.

Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin will deliver her keynote address during the event.

The two forum sessions will be on green technology and e-wallet, which will be conducted in both Mandarin and English.

There will also be a welcoming dinner on the night before the conference at The Club Ballroom, Extra Super Tanker Restaurant in Bukit Utama, which will be graced by Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok.



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