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The ASEAN region is the fastest-growing region in the world and economic growth and development are expected to exceed the global average for the foreseeable future.

ASEAN comprises ten independent countries and this is your chance to meet advisers from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. There are broad socio-cultural differences as well as different legal and regulatory environments but all offer opportunities for UK exporters and investors in practically every sector, including but not limited to:

• Education and skills – English language training, vocational training, STEM and equipment
• Financial & professional services
• Manufacturing
• Infrastructure
• Oil and Gas
• Healthcare and Healthcare equipment
• Defence & Security
• Energy / Environment – Renewable energy, especially waste to energy
• Digital economy – FinTech, 4G, data centres, security equipment
• Creative and media industries broadcast and related technology and content for digital channels

Britain in South East Asia or BiSEA is a grouping of British Chambers and Business Groups in South East Asia including Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. BiSEA will be represented by:

• Indonesia – Chris Wren, Executive Director, British Chamber of Commerce Indonesia
• Malaysia – Aurelia Silva, Executive Director, British-Malaysian Chamber of Commerce
• Singapore – to be confirmed
• Thailand – Greg Watkins, Executive Director, British Chamber of Commerce Thailand
• Vietnam – Luong Buu Hoang Anh, UK Representative, British Business Group Vietnam

Agenda:

09:00-09:30 – Registration and refreshments
09:30-09:35 – Welcome – Mark Garnie, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Trade
09:35-09:40 – Introduction to the Department for International Trade – Linda Smith, Head of International Trade Team in Herefordshire and Worcestershire
09:40-09:50 – BiSEA introduction and market snapshots on Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam
09:55-12:30 – 1:1 opportunities
12:30-13:00 – Lunch
13:00-16:30 – 1:1 opportunities

Please note: 1:1 meetings are bookable on a first come first served basis, with priority given to West Midlands companies, and will be limited at 4 meetings per person, confirmation of 1:1s will be made via email after booking.

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