One of Penang's most anticipated conferences took place last weekend.
The Asia Innovatif+ Summit & Awards, which took place on the 26th and 27th of October, was a 2-day fun-filled event over the weekend combining a signature conference, exhibition, awards, workshops, and networking all under one roof.
Themed "Leading the Business of Tomorrow, Today", the event focused on bringing together next-generation family business leaders with innovative solutions from startups, governments, corporations and investment platforms.
World-class speakers and business leaders took the stage to share their expertise on innovative solutions and methods in their respective industries, with some of them including:
Dato' Seri Anwar bin Ibrahim - President of People Justice
YAB Chow Kon Yeow- Penang Chief Minister
Joel Neoh - Founder of Fave
Dato' Chevy Beh - Founder & CEO of BookDoc
Richie Eu - Family Member and Employee at Eu Yan Sang International
Raja Hamzah - Managing Partner of RHL Ventures
Theodore Ma - Managing Director of Mabelle Hong Kong
Li Hua Tan - Fund Manager of Asia Green Group
Roland Yau - Managing Partner of Cocoon Ignite Ventures
Taraec Hussein - Vice President of Gobi Partners
Yinglan Tan - CEO & founder of Insignia Ventures Partners
Mei Tan, co-founder of Asia Innovative Agency believes that Penang is a phenomenal place for both business and lifestyle due to it's strategic location, and hopes to play a greater role in having Innovatif+ be the platform to bridge the business ecosystem more effectively in the future.
According to Penang's Chief Minister, Penang is moving along with the federal government’s Malaysia 4.0 initiative with its Penang2030 vision.
Steve Wee, the co-founder of Asia Innovative Agency also mentioned:
“By gathering people from diverse industries and background, we hope to provide a platform for the participants to explore and exchange new frontier innovative ideas for businesses, to spark global collaboration, and to discover business opportunities and investment opportunities across Asia and Malaysia.”