KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest mechanical and electrical engineering exhibition in the region, ASEAN M&E 2012 received tremendous response with 11,884 people visiting the exhibition over three days, 18% more than the 2010 show. The exhibition ran from 26 - 28 June 2012 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and covered the following areas: Air-conditioning, Lifts, Electrical, Renewable Energy, Commercial Security and Fire Safety. It proved that combining six events -- Tenaga 2012, Green Energy Asia 2012, Revac 2012, Lift Asia 2012, ISF 2012 and FIREC 2012 -- was a very successful concept. Both exhibitors and visitors were rewarded with outstanding business opportunities, networking contacts and a variety of important business-information.
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The event was highly anticipated by the public and drew many visitors from overseas. The registration counter, especially at Hall 5, was busy the whole day with long lines of visitors waiting to register. As a result, attendance on the first day of ASEAN M&E 2012 was extremely encouraging and, at times, almost overwhelming.
"This show is definitely a great place to find new customers," said one of the exhibitors, Mr. Ong Teong Senn, Manager of Panasonic Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
"Overall, ASEAN M&E 2012 was outstanding and very well set up," said Mr. Yong Kok Soon, Sales & Marketing Director of Bricomp Technologies Sdn. Bhd. "It has generated quality enquiries and quality clients."
The show also featured four international conferences, summits and a technology symposium which featured a variety of interesting topics covering the latest technology, current and future trends, new policies and developments relating to the industry.
"The conference was highly informative and I was very impressed by the delegates and speakers who provided such valuable updates," said Tuan Haji A.T Mutalib, General Manager of Damini Corporation Sdn. Bhd.
"Many foreign professionals came to attend the show and its four international conferences, along with the Summit and Technology Symposium," noted Mr. Lim Hong Siang, Manager of Semboyan Teliti Sdn. Bhd.
The opening ceremony of Green Energy Asia 2012 and the Green Energy, Technology and Innovation Summit, was presided over by Yang Berbahagia Datuk Loo Took Gee, the Secretary General of Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water Malaysia (KeTTHA).
"I would like to express my appreciation to the organiser, United Business Media Sdn. Bhd (UBM Malaysia), for organising the Green Energy, Technology and Innovation Summit 2012 and also for inviting me to present the opening address for the Summit under the theme 'Green Energy for Sustainable Development'," said the Secretary General.
According to Datuk Loo Took Gee, "ASEAN M&E 2012 is a perfect opportunity for participants to gain knowledge and insight into the issues and challenges of creating a greener economy for the future."
Besides KeTTHA, ASEAN M&E 2012 has also been strongly supported by several government bodies and associations, including the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) which is the main endorser of the exhibition. The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), Royal Police Malaysia (PDRM), Asian Professional Security Association (APSA), Malaysia Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Association (MACRA) and Malaysia Lift & Escalator Association (MALEA) also provided much appreciated backing The event was also supported by leading corporations and the Tenaga Expo 2012 event was backed by the leading electric provider in the region: Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB).
With the participation of so many main decision-makers, the event is now an important occasion for all trade buyers and sellers to interact and obtain more in-depth information regarding policies, developments and solutions to problems in the industry in relation to business.
"We were able to meet with many consultants and solution providers along with other target groups," said by Mr. Mok KM, Head of Energy Efficiency, Schneider Electric. "It was a good show."
"The expo was an ideal occasion to understand the target market's demand and needs as well as locating business partnerships," said William Chan, Technical Consultant of AZ Power Technology Sdn Bhd.
"UBM, the show organiser is professional and highly experienced. The show was very well organised," said Mr. L.S Lim, regional manager of ASG Asia. "The quality of services provided by the show team was excellent as was promotion of the event and the conference."
For those who were disappointed at missing the show, the organiser has good news. As a sequel to the exhibition's success, the organiser, UBM Malaysia, has decided to bring ASEAN M&E back again in 2014. By contacting the organiser now, you can reserve an excellent booth and rest easy. Just call (+603) 4045 4993 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more detail on ASEAN M&E 2012, log on to www.aseanmne.com.
Notes to Editors:
1. About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)
UBM Malaysia is a subsidiary of UBM Asia part of UBM plc which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. UBM Asia operates in 18 market sectors with headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia, including UBM China in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Beijing. We have over 200 products including trade fairs, conferences, trade publications, B2B/B2C portals and virtual event services. As Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia, we stage the leading events of their kind across Asia. Our 150 events, 24 publications and 16 vertical portals serve a base of more than one million quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world with high value face-to-face business-matching events, quality and instant news on market and industry trends and round-the-clock online trading networks and sourcing platforms. We have 1,000 staff in 21 major cities across Asia, stretching from Japan to Turkey.
2. About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, and in print, providing them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, journalists to jewellery traders, farmers to pharmacists - all on a global basis. Our 6,600 staff in more than 31 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.
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