18 October 2008

Investor Expo 2008

INVESTOR EXPO 2008 is a collaboration between the Malaysian Investor Relations Association (MIRA) and ShareInvestor, with primary sponsorship of Bursa Malaysia, CIMB and OSK. The event was held over a 3-day period (16, 17 and 18 October 2008) at the KL Convention Centre.

Day 1 (16 October 2008) saw 20 public-listed companies, specifically mid and small cap companies selected by Bursa, CIMB and OSK from a variety of sectors, conducting corporate briefings to invited analysts and fund managers. The briefings served as a platform and collective opportunity for these selected companies to present their investment merits to the investment community.

Day 2 & 3 (17 & 18 October 2008) was a public expo targeted towards retail investors, held at Exhibition Hall 5 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Over 40 seminars and public talks were held, including panel discussions with heads of public listed companies, fund managers and investment research experts, and talks by various investment gurus.

The event showcased public listed companies to investors and at the same time allowed investors to learn more about the various financial products and services, identify investment trends, understand the market outlook; and to hear from the experts as to how, where, when and what to invest in especially in the current volatile investment climate.

Launch of Investor Expo 2008 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
From left: Arulnathan Michael Dass (Director, MIRA), Devanesan Evanson (Chief Market Operations Officer, Bursa Malaysia Bhd), Justin Leong (Chairman, MIRA), Eddie Razak (CEO, MIRA), Christopher Lee (CEO, ShareInvestor.com)

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