SIBU: The ‘BeliBeli24 Summit 2018’, to take place on the first floor of Sibu Civic Centre this Feb 11, from 9am to 4pm, will host line-up of fun, exciting and educational activities for visitors.
According to Solaku Enterprise managing director Mohd Hisham Khairul Nasir, the activities include a ‘Baby Crawling’ contest, the ‘TOP BeliBeli24 Customer Awards’, a poster colouring contest for secondary school students, colouring contest for primary school pupils, as well as the BeliBeli24 exhibition.
“There will also be a mass blood donation drive, open to members of the public, to be conducted by the staff of Sibu Hospital. We learn that the hospital’s blood bank is always in need of supply during every festive season, like the upcoming Chinese New Year.
“In this respect, we call upon all to help the blood bank. Donate blood – a drop would save lives,”he said when met yesterday.
Moreover, Mohd Hisham said the event would also serve as a platform for local vendors and businesses to promote and market their products.
For this edition of BeliBeli24 Summit, it has registered some 60 vendors.
He also said to make things more exciting, the first 100 visitors coming to any BeliBeli24 booth would each receive a ‘mystery gift’, on top of other giveaways.
“There will be up to 40 plus booths, offering a wide range of food and drinks and also other items.”
Adding on, Mohd Hisham said the event could be viewed as a ‘gathering of vendors and prospective vendors’.
“For the vendors themselves, there will be a line-up of programmes such as a special showcase, forums and talks.
“We will also have several invited guests such as the representatives of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) – the government-owned institution responsible for the management of the Malaysian Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC), online shopping platform Shopee, FundedByMe – a crowd-funding portal based in Stockholm, Sweden, and Kodinar Bhd – a company involved in Financial Technology (FinTech) Malaysia,” he listed out.
International Trade and E-Commerce Minister, who is also Second Finance Minister Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh, is expected to officiate at the opening ceremony at 9.30am.
Additionally, the organiser would also hold a seminar on education that day, added Mohd Hisham.
“Participation for the seminar is very limited – only 300 seats. As such, those keen on joining must register now via www.belibeli24.com, or call 016-715 5353 / 084-256 336 between 9am and 6pm.
“The two-part seminar is scheduled to commence at 10.30am in Room 1 and 2 on the ground floor of the civic centre. In Room 1, the seminar will be on ‘Jom eDagang’ by MDEC head of sellers’ adoption in e-commerce Carol Fung, ‘Crowd Funding – The New Business Financing and Marketing Scheme’ by FundedByMe Malaysia chief operations officer Angell Quah, ‘Portal MyASNB’ by a branch manager of Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB) Mohd Zaidi Abdul Rahman, the ‘QR Pay – The Cashless Solution, ‘Blockchain – The Future Technology’ by secretary of Kodinar Bhd and also Crypto Republic Organisation president Dato Mohd Hazlin Mohd Mustazar, ‘Crypto Digital Asset – Opportunity and The Future’ by Kodinar Bhd president Razaimie Abd Rahim, as well as ‘Micro Entrepreneurs#GoDigital (MDEC-eUsahawan)’ which should be suitable for students and micro-entrepreneurs,” he specified.
For the seminar in Room 2’ the topics to be covered will be ‘Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) Roles in Developing Entrepreneurs’ by Mara Sibu officer Mohd Razib Mohd Tahir, ‘What is the Requirements for Halal Certification?’ by Khairil Nazri Mohd Nizam from the state Islamic Affairs Department), and ‘I Have a Business – Now I Want To go Global #GoGlobal (MDEC- eCommerce)’.