Wednesday, March 20

#MYCYBERSALE 2018 heats up with prizes worth up to RM20K for top spenders




KUCHING: The fifth #MYCYBERSALE 2018 has been gaining momentum with tens of thousands of shoppers in Malaysia and overseas glued to since the online sale event began on Sept 3.

In an exciting turn of events, the National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) will reward top spenders with amazing prizes worth up to RM20,000 in #MYCYBERSALE, which will end today.

There was a Top Spender Contest where three Samsung Note 9 and another six branded mobile phones given away as prizes to #MYCYBERSALE shoppers who like, shares, tags at least 10 people and comments on #MYCYBERSALE posts in all social media platforms, said Pikom Chairman Ganesh Kumar Bangah, adding that terms and conditions of the contest would apply.

“With this contest, we are also challenging each of the participating merchants, numbering more than 1,200, to rake in as much sales as possible in the remaining days,” said Ganesh in a press release.

“#MYCYBERSALE merchants have lined up attractive deals and items at hugely-discounted prices for consumers to take advantage of. This is the time to grab fantastic travel deals, your favourite tech gadgets, shop for festive holiday gifts and year-end parties,” he added.

He added with the favourable Ringgit currency rate, Pikom is expecting more overseas customers to shop in #MYCYBERSALE 2018.

#MYCYBERSALE 2018, is a national initiative organised by Pikom and supported by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).

In line with its theme – ‘Driving growth through omnichannel commerce’, #MYCYBERSALE 2018 is aimed at encouraging SMEs and micro-enterprises to adopt an omnichannel approach for their businesses to reduce dependency on social media private messaging sales.

#MYCYBERSALE is proving to be a successful model for the Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with almost 70 per cent of the participating merchants coming from this sector.

It has become a catalyst for merchants in Malaysia to be part of the e-Commerce ecosystem and contribute to the domestic and export e-Commerce revenue

More than 600 merchants are expected to ship orders to China, United Arab Emirates, United States and other countries in Europe and South East Asia.

#MYCYBERSALE 2018 event drew strong support from more than 100 leading corporate and retail brands in the private sector which included Pinnacle Partners Commerce.Asia, Fusionex, Mastercard and Lazada; Premier Partners Mobiversa, SAP Malaysia, Shippop, Shopback, CapFiX and y5zone Malaysia; Gold Partners iPay88 and Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) and Silver Partners SF Express, eGHL, GDex, LWE, World First and City-Link Express. The event also attracted initiative partners and marketing partners as well as lucky draw sponsors.

“This is the second year that Pik0m is helming #MYCYBERSALE and I am confident it is on a progressive road to become a fully self-sustainable event as more than 62 per cent of the event this year is funded by the private sector compared with 40 per cent last year,” Ganesh added.

He added that from this year onwards, the #MYCYBERSALE event will be held annually between the National Day and Malaysia Day for consumers to take advantage of the attractive deals and rock-bottom prices, offered by the merchants during these memorable national celebrations.