A gala night to commemorate brands as they celebrate BAM’s 16th anniversary…
(R-L): Mr. Yong Jiunn Run, CEO of Group Commercial Banking, CIMB; YBhg. Datuk Eric Chong, President of Branding Association of Malaysia; YBhg. Dato’ Sri Dr. Vincent Tiew, Organising Chairman, Branding Gala 2016.
The Branding Gala 2016, themed “Broadway, A Night at the Theatre”, to be held on July 18th, 2016, at Shangri-la, Kuala Lumpur. We are greatly & deeply honoured to have Her Majesty Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah as our Guest of Honour to grace the 16th Anniversary celebration of the Branding Association of Malaysia. Branding Association of Malaysia will be celebrating 16 years of being at the forefront of bold branding movement. ‘internationalization’ – which has inspired hundreds of SMEs in Malaysia in embracing branding in their pursuit of entrepreneurship and business development. CIMB was also announced as the official anchor partner of Branding Association of Malaysia by its President. The Organising Chairman of Branding Gala 2016, Dato’ Sri Dr. Vincent Tiew, has also expressed his gratitude towards the overwhelming response of fellow members and close friends in support of the association.
“We will be inducting 30 new members at the Branding Gala, including CIMB. It’s truly encouraging to see top Malaysian brands hopping onto our Malaysian branding bandwagon and working together with all of us for the common good as well as to promote Malaysia as a branding hub for ASEAN.” – Dato’ Sri Dr. Vincent Tiew, Organising Chairman, Branding Gala 2016.
“Branding Association has been working on expanding its international outreach over the last few years and we have seen some great results. We have now reached out to 30 countries, thus our members are now able to gain access to these markets much more easily than before. This is done through regular courtesy calls to embassies as well as trade missions to various countries in collaboration with Matrade. We have also amended our constitution to welcome international brands on board as our Associate Members. CIMB is the kind of champion Malaysian brand that we are most proud to associate ourselves with. Through this partnership, we hope to raise the profile of our association, leveraging on the tremendous presence of CIMB, domestically as well as ASEAN.” – Datuk Eric Choong, President, Branding Association Malaysia.
The 16th Anniversary Branding Gala is expected to be attended by dignitaries from 20 countries, including government officials, business leaders, brand owners, captains of industries, CEOs, VVIPs, as well as special friends of the Branding Association of Malaysia. This prestige event will not only serve as a networking platform for friends and acquaintances, both old and new, but also signifies a splendid night to enjoy with great performances and entertainment lined up.
(R-L): Mr. Ching Chee Pun, Honorary Treasurer; Mr. Raymond Chong, Vice President; Mr. Yong Jiunn Run, CEO of Group Commercial Banking, CIMB; Dato’ Sri Dr. Vincent, Organising Chairman of Branding Gala 2016; Datuk Eric Chong, President of Branding Association of Malaysia; Mr. Ahmad Shazali, Senior Managing Director & Head of Commercial Banking, CIMB; Mr. Nicklaus Gan, Exco Member; Mr. Jack Long, Exco Member.