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MAPEX Steps Up for 2012

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Datuk Ng Seing Liong and NK Tong previewing REHDA’s first MAPEX of 2012.

The biggest Malaysia Property Exposition (MAPEX) yet will be held from 2 to 4 March 2012 in Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Mid Valley. Organized by the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (REHDA) Malaysia, MAPEX is one of the most anticipated property exhibition events in the Klang Valley. This first MAPEX of 2012 themed “Home and Abroad”, will see the exhibition doors open to foreign exhibitors this year.

“We will be welcoming international participants for the first time,” says Datuk Ng Seing Liong, MAPEX Organizing Chairman and Immediate Past President of REHDA during a press conference on 9 February. According to Datuk Ng, companies with projects in Thailand and Philippines are already on board, with more prospecting participants from Australia, China and UK in the mix. “We might even attract more foreign tourists this year,” adds Datuk Ng.

NK Tong, National Council Member of REHDA sees this edition of MAPEX as the biggest yet, with more space opened up at the venue than previous editions; to hold 240 booths, utilized by 81 companies. “20 companies have opted to come in with four booths each,” says NK, implying a grand showing from participants at the event. NK believes that MAPEX is the perfect platform for international players to gain exposure here in Malaysia and trusts that it will excite exhibition goers as well.

More than 300 housing developments will be on showcase by names that include Sime Darby Property, SP Setia Bhd Group, Mah Sing Properties, IJM Properties and more. Developments on show may range from RM200,000 all the way to the millions; catering to first home buyers as well as hardened investors.

MAPEX 2012

  • Date – 2 to 4 March 2012
  • Venue – Mid Valley Convention Center, Mid Valley
  • Open from 10am to 9pm
  • Admission is free