PKNS targets RM5mil transactions for Selbiz 2022


SelBiz Expo 2022 pre-launch and press conference - attended by PKNS ceo YB Mahmud bin Abbas on June 27.

PETALING JAYA: The Selangor State Development Corp (PKNS) is targeting transactions worth up to RM5mil during the Selangor Entrepreneur Expo 2022 (Selbiz 2022) with a target attendance of 10,000 visitors.

PKNS chief executive officer Datuk Mahmud Abbas said the programme, which is being organised for the first time, is expected to be a driver of Selangor’s economic performance this year, further intensifying economic growth in the post-pandemic period.

“Selbiz 2022 expects registration of entrepreneurs from the retail and services sectors. I also hope to see more people joining us,” he said in a statement yesterday.

According to PKNS, Selbiz 2022 aims to provide opportunities for start-up entrepreneurs and small traders to introduce and promote products to a wider audience.

“Selbiz 2022 is an additional initiative from various programmes organised by PKNS to support and uplift entrepreneurs in the state (Selangor) and is expected to be held biannually,” he said.

The inaugural expo will be held on Sept 3-4, 2022 from 10 am to 10 pm at the Shah Alam Convention Centre with a total of 160 booths available for the involvement of local entrepreneurs.

PKNS said various content will be provided at the expo, including a series of forums consisting of four knowledge-sharing sessions aimed at helping traders improve their brands with a forum panel comprising experts from various industries and professionals.

The expo also provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to establish business networks and liaise directly with agencies such as the the Malaysia External Trade Development Corp. — Bernama

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