Malaysia bolsters efforts to attract medical tourists from Myanmar

Malaysia is stepping up efforts to compete with Singapore and Thailand to attract Myanmar medical tourists. This weekend, the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council, an organisation set up by the Malaysian Ministry of Health to promote Malaysia as – in the words of its website – “a unique destination for world-class healthcare services”, launched a year-long partnership […]

Operators in Mekong’s five nations keen on cross-country promotion

The exhibition, which took place last Thursday through Saturday, featured the theme Five Countries, One Destination, highlighting cooperation between Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand. According to Hoang Tich Hong Hai, accounts manager at SaigonTourist, travellers from Oceania, Europe and North America tend to visit more than one country in a single trip to South-east […]

BES organising eight events in Myanmar this year

The business of hosting international trade shows and exhibitions is booming in Myanmar, according to Bangkok Exhibition Services Co (BES), which is running eight events there this year. “Myanmar has seen many political and economic reforms in recent years that have led to the easing of international sanctions and the opening of its doors to […]

MTC opened to woo foreign buyers

The Myanmar Trade Centre has been opened to boost the country’s exports and woo foreign buyers. The MTC, officially launched on Saturday, is located at Yangon office of the Commerce Ministry. MyintSwe, the PM of Yangon Region and other regional government officials, Win Myint, the union minister of commerce and other officials, Win Aung, the […]

Myanmar Trade Centre reopens after decade-long closure

The Myanmar Trade Centre will resume its operations and local businesses are expected to lease exhibition and meeting venue, Directorate of Trade, Ministry of Commerce, said yesterday. The MTC was shut down following a bomb explosion in May, 2005. Its reopening is slated for later this month. Business operators can lease the MTC for showcasing […]

Myanmar Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of May and June 2014

Sr.No Exhibition/Conference Event From Event To Venue Organiser 1 Myanmar Medi-Phar Expo 15/05/2014 17/05/2014 UMFCCI Building VINEXAD 2 Myanmar Urban Development Conference 2014 25/05/2014 28/05/2014 Traders Hotel Sphere Conferences 3 Cosmobeaute Myanmar 06/06/2014 08/06/2014 Myanmar Convention Centre ECMI Trade Fairs S.E.A Sdn Bhd 4 Build Tech Myanmar 21/06/2014 23/06/2014 Myanmar Convention Centre Sphere Exhibits Pte […]

Japan-Myanmar business ties strengthen

In a sign of continued trade interest from Japan, the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) will stage an exhibition next month geared at promoting a variety of products from the long-time partner nation, officials said. Japan Festival 2014 will be held in Yangon at Tatmadaw Hall February 7 to 10 and will showcase Japanese-made electrical […]

Myanmar Exhibition & Conference Calendar for the month of January and February 2014

Appended below is the exhibition and conference calendar for Myanmar for the 1st 2 month of 2014. There are many holidays in January and February 2014. Meaning that less business people will travel during that period. FYI, 4th January 2014 is Independence Day holiday in Myanmar. 31st January & 1st February 2014 is Chinese New […]