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My Penang, My Workplace – Career Exploration Week

With more than 300 MNCs in manufacturing and service sectors, Penang aims to remain as a conducive, desirable and sustainable destination for “Work, Live, Play and Invest” and we want YOU to be part of […]

CEO Speaks 2020: Can FDI Drive ASEAN’s Post COVID Recovery?

InvestPenang is organising “CEO Speaks 2020” on 17 September 2020 (2.30pm – 3.30pm) on a virtual basis via Cisco Webex. The following are the details of the event: Topic: Can FDI drive ASEAN’s post COVID […]

The China Series: Creating A Golden Ticket In Semiconductors

Self-sustainability is on the rise in China and many businesses are trying to find their place in this big puzzle. Join us for this free webinar as our panel of experts share insights on the […]

Smart Sourcing Summit Webinar Series 2020 themed Hyper- Collaboration the New Normal

The current COVID-19 pandemic has caused much disruption in the way we operate our business today. But that’s not stopping us to deliver our promises to our members as we continue to value add to […]


  TECHFEST Live X ROAD-TO-WCIT Malaysia  is now coming to you this 18-20 November, 2020 out of George Town, Penang, Malaysia. A hybrid event, broadcasting out of George Town, join us live in person at […]

SMART Capability Building Workshop: Let’s Engage! Financing Assistance by SME BANK (Online – Webinar)

Title                       : Let’s Engage with SME Bank
Co-organizer        : SME Bank
Proposed Date    : 17th March 2020 (Tue), 10.00am to 12.30pm.
Venue                   : InvestPenang Conference Room

SMART Capability Building Workshop: Discover How Branding Can Improve Your Revenue

Title : Discover How Branding Can Improve Your Revenue
Co-organizer : Connecty
Proposed Date : 19th Feb 2020 (Wed), 10am to 12noon.
Venue : InvestPenang Conference Room
Background and objectives of the workshop […]

UBS Greater China Conference 2020

Event Background Date: 13 – 14 Jan 2020 Venue: Grand Tower, Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai GCC: Is the World Shifting to Two Supply Chains? The world may be moving towards two global supply chains as manufacturers […]

International Electronics Elite Forum and Run 2019

Event Background: In order to enhance the transformation of Penang into one of electronic manufacturing and sourcing centers in the world, the Shenzhen Terminal Electronics Manufacturing Association (TEMA) is organizing the International Electronics Elite Forum […]

5th Penang GBS Conference 2019

With over 50 years of industrial development, Penang is not only known as the Silicon Valley of South East Asia for its manufacturing success, but also a preferred location for the fast growing and thriving global business services (GBS) industry.

Islamic Finance Rendezvous Series 2019 – Islamic Finance for All

This program aims to provide insights to the businesses about the variety of financial products and services offered by Islamic Financial Institutions (IFIs) and how these offerings can help to propel your business further.

Penang SME Connexion 2018

Followed by the overwhelming response received in the previous SME Seminars, we are pleased to once again invite your goodself to join us in an all-new seminar: Penang SME Connextion 2018.

Logo Design Competition

investPenang would like to invite design studios to participate in a logo design competition as part of our new Corporate Visual Identity. This is an opportunity for the local studios to showcase their design capabilities through our 3 brands.

Penang i4.0 Seed Fund Launching Ceremony

In our efforts to realize Penang’s mission to become the Silicon Valley of Asia, the Penang i4.0 Seed Fund is established to further enhance and develop the local start-up industry, encapsulating ‘Powered in Penang’ capabilities.

Invitation to Participate: In Style � Hong Kong Symposium

In Style • Hong Kong is a large-scale signature promotion campaign aims to highlight Hong Kong’s vibrant and unique lifestyle and creativity, showcase branded and design-led products as well as present world-class services.


The Crowd Economy Conference (CEC) is a multi-stakeholder gathering to facilitate sharing of enterprise-ready CROWDSOURCING solutions.

The CEO Speaks…by Dato’ Seri Cheah Cheng Hye

We are pleased to invite you and your organization to the investPenang Series on “The CEO Speaks…”. This series is talk organized by investPenang for the industrial and business communities in Penang.

Business Seminar in conjunction with Penang Free School Bicentenary Celebrations

We are pleased to invite you and your organization to the Business Seminar in conjunction with Penang Free School Bicentenary Celebrations.


SEMICON Southeast Asia 2016 26-28 April, 2016 SPICE Arena Penang, Malaysia www.semiconsea.org Showcase Your Brand Among the World’s Best at SEMICON Southeast Asia!

InvestPenang Premier Programs for SEMICON South East Asia 2016

We are proud to inform you that investPenang is once again the supporting partner for SEMI to host the prestigious SEMICON South East Asia 2016 event in Penang.


This first series bring you George Yeo, the Chairman of Kerry Logistics.George Yeo will be sharing on China’s “One Belt, One Road Initiative” and what it means for strategic positioning of Penang and its logistics.

Briefing and dialogue session on the traffic management

The briefing and dialogue session organize by investPenang is to provide updates and mitigating measures taken by the State Government to minimize the impact of road closure.


Date: Wednesday, 1st July, 2015
Venue: Landmark House, 1st Floor Hammersmith Bridge Road


Date: Tuesday, 30 June, 2015
Venue: Sheffield Chamber of Commerce’s office


Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Venue: Embassy Suites Santa Clara (2885 Lakeside Drive Santa Clara, CA 95054)

3rd Penang Shared Services Outsourcing Conference 2015

For more information on the event please go to: https://www.nepcon.com.my/


For more information on the event please go to: https://www.nepcon.com.my/  

GameFounders’ Big Asia Tour Penang

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SEMICON South East Asia 2015

SEMICON Southeast Asia is the region’s only trade and technology event that covers the entire microelectronics manufacturing ecosystem, from process materials and equipment to packaging, test, and assembly technologies.

Tech Chillax Sunday

On Sunday, 22nd March we will be hosting the 2nd series of “Grill or Chill” at ViTrox Auditorium, Penang.This event is a platform for startups to have a casual pitching session, network with fellow technopreneurs and meet our invited accelerators – AppWorks and Brinc.io.

Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

Come to where the freedom is! George Town, 26 Jan 2015. Float above the Padang Polo in Penang on a hot air balloon to glimpse at George Town World Heritage Site from a different angle on 21 and 22 Feb 2015.

investPenang CEO Speaks: How to Get a U.S. Visa

To kick start 2015, investPenang is delighted to invite you to join our first CEO Speaks session for the year, with the topic “How to Get a US Visa”. We have invited Ms. Wendy M. Vincent, Consul General of U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur to share with us.

The CEO Speaks : Capitalizing on ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)

ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is the goal of regional economic integration by 2020 which is has been progressively implemented since the early 1990s. It is expected to commence officially in 2015.

GST Seminar

You are cordially invited to attend a GST Seminar jointly organised by YB Sim Tze Tzin, Member of Parliament for Bayan Baru, and Invest Penang. The resource persons at the seminar will be officials from Customs Malaysia.

Supplier Day

InvestPenang together with our partnering organizations – Robert Bosch Power Tool, Motorola Solutions Malaysia, Keysight Technologies and National Instruments hosted a seminar and business matching event between the local and foreign suppliers in the Electrical and Electronics sector.

The CEO Speaks: Cybersecurity

Date: November 20th, 2014
Venue: Room 1202, PSDC, Penang
Speaker: Megat Mohammad Faisal Khir Johari, Cyber Risk Services Leader, Deloitte Malaysia

Seminar on ”Penang Business Opportunities” at Kuala Lumpur

The “Seminar on Penang-Business Opportunities’ is organised to update participants on the current economic environment and development in Penang, specially on business opportunities and the advantages of Penang as a location of choice for investment in the region.

Unleashing Business Opportunities: Crowdsourcing New Emerging Trend

The conference is MDeC’s awareness drive and engagement with local enterprises to educate corporate decision makers and business managers on the power of crowdsourcing and the positive impact it can bring to business delivery, outreach, efficiency and growth.

2nd Penang Shared Services & Outsourcing Conference

InvestPenang, together with Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) co-organised the 2nd Penang Shared Services and Outsourcing Conference. This conference offers a new perspective in the business area and updates on important issues.

The Penang Paradigm Seminar

Hosted by InvestPenang Date: 9th July, 2013 Venue: Orchard Hotel, Singapore Synopsis: Today, more and more globally renowned MNCs have made Penang their base in Asia. With a vision for holistic progress en route to […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ The Current Global Economic Situation and What to Expect for Malaysia by Prof Datuk Woo Wing Thye

Hosted by investPenang Date: 8th March, 2013 Venue: Traders Hotel, Penang Synopsis:  The state of the global economy and its economic prospects and the Malaysian economic situation in the medium term

Dialogue with New Companies located in the SME Viillage at the Batu Kawan Industrial Park and the Penang Science Park

Hosted by investPenang Date: 29 January, 2013 Venue: Traders Hotel, Penang Synopsis: The main objective of this initiative is to provide a condusive business friendly environment for all the companies in the industrial parks to […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ Hong Kong: Helping You Manage Opportunities and Challenges in China

Hosted by investPenang Date: January 23, 2013 Venue: PSDC Building, investPenang S.M.A.R.T Centre Synopsis: The talk touches on the vast business opportunities in China and how HKTDC can help Penang companies venture into one of […]

Penang EU Trade & Investment Forum

Hosted by investPenang Date: November 21, 2012 Venue: G Hotel, Penang Objectives: 1. To promote the awareness of the trade & investment opportunities in Penang to the Ambassadors of the EU Countries 2. EU’s Economic Outlook  and trade […]

Welcoming Dinner of The Swiss Delegation

Date: November 3, 2012 Venue: Eastern & Oriental Hotel (E&O), Penang Presentation by: Dato’ Lee Kah Choon, Member of the Board of investPenang

Chief Minister’s Dialogue with the Industry

Date: September 26, 2012 Venue: Hotel Equatorial, Penang Objectives: To highlight a platform for industry members to highlight the latest industry trends and to voice their views and how and what the Penang State Government can do to […]

JobStreet.com ‘HR Networking Event 2012’

JobStreet.com HR Networking Event 2012 (HRNE Penang) – The New Rules of Talent Management Venue: Eastin Hotel Penang Date: 19 July 2012 Title: Captivating and Conserving Talents in Penang Presentation by: Ms Loo Lee Lian […]

Shared Services & Outsourcing Conference 2012

organised by InvestPenang in collaboration with the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDec) as strategic partner Date: July 18, 2012 Venue: Eastern and Oriental Hotel (E&O) Penang Objectives: To discover why Penang is fast becoming the preffered […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ Sharpening Competitiveness and Achieving Robust Growth in a Dynamic Environment

Date: 16 May 2012 Venue: Kapur Room, Eastin Hotel Speaker: Dato Dr Mahani Zainal Abidin (Chief Executive, ISIS Malaysia) Synopsis: The global financial crisis in 2008 had produced two definitive outcomes.  First, the world’s future growth prospects are uncertain […]

MSC Malaysia Properties

organised in collaboration with the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) Date: April 25, 2012 Venue: Vistana Hotel, Penang Objectives: To present current property development opportunities in Penang Cybercity areas To brief industry players on MSC Malaysia […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ Driven to Success

Theme:              Driven to Success – Road to a $1 billion Company Date:                 March 14, 2012 Venue:               Serindit Room, Hotel Equatorial, Penang. Objectives: To highlight effectiveness of teamwork ability, noble core values, creativity, financial management and […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ Travel USA – All You Need to Know

Theme:      Travel USA – All You Need to Know Date    :      February 16, 2012 Venue:       Langkawi Room, Traders Hotel, Penang Speaker: Mr Timothy M. Scherer, Consul General US Embassy, […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ on Feed-in Tariff

Topic: Feed-in Tariff Date: December 16, 2011 Venue: Auditorium, PSDC Building Objectives: To educate and create higher awareness on the newly approved Feed-in Tariff program by the Malaysian Government; and To share on solar farming and solar panel […]

Dinner and Dialogue with The Rt Hon Mr Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang

Organiser          : Invest-in-Penang Berhad Date                   : October 13, 2011 Venue                : Ballroom, Bukit Jambul Country Club

Best of Penang Week Property Showcase

Organiser: Malaysia Property Inc Date: September 17, 2011 Venue: Malaysia Property Gallery, Singapore

‘The CEO Speaks…’ ASEAN-China FTA

Theme:      ASEAN China Free Area Date    :      September 6, 2011 Venue:       Auditorium, PSDC Building Objectives: To increase public awareness and knowledge on the ASEAN economic community, Malaysia’s FTA Negotiation of its trading partners; and To […]

26th Human Resource Networking Event

Organiser:     JobStreet.com Theme:          HELP WANTED: Confronting The Global Talent Crunch Date:              July 19, 2011 Venue:           Ballroom, Hotel Equatorial, Penang Introduction The global recovery has inevitably escalated another […]

MSC Malaysia @ Penang

Theme    : MSC Malaysia Industry Briefing and Dialogue Date        : July 18, 2011 Venue     : Ballroom III, Hotel Equatorial, Penang Objective: To promote MSC Malaysia Initiatives, financial incentives and programmes; To create a platform for […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ on Medical Devices Industry

Theme:           Medical Devices Industry: Present & Beyond Date:               June 17, 2011 Venue:            Room 1202, PSDC Building, Penang Objectives: To increase public awareness and knowledge on the new potentials and new approaches of medical devices […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ The Road to Cambridge… & Other World Class Universities

Theme:      British Education Date    :      July 6, 2011 Venue:       Conference Room, InvestPenang Berhad Objectives: To create awareness on the British education system and syllabas; and To share on the vocational courses and relevance; Government policy; […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ Penang Economic Trends

Theme: Penang Economic Trends Date: May 6, 2011 Venue: Room 1202, PSDC Building, Penang Objectives: To educate and create higher awareness on Penang economic trends.

Workshop on Medical Devices

Theme: Insights on Business Development for Medical Devices and Equipments Date: May 9, 2011 Venue: SMART Centre, Level 1, PSDC Building, Penang Objectives: To provide better understanding on the insights and overview of business development for medical devices […]

‘The CEO Speaks…” SME & Talent Development

Theme:            SME & Talent Development – The Singapore Approach Date:               April 21, 2011 Venue:            Grand Ballroom, Hotel Equatorial, Penang Objectives: To increase public awareness and knowledge on the impact of the various SME development; and […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA)

Theme:            AFTA: Challenges and Opportunities to the Malaysian Business Community Date:               March 24, 2011 Venue:            SMART Centre, PSDC Building Objectives: To increase public awareness and knowledge on the impact of the various Free Trade Agreements […]

Forum On The Development And Financing For SME

Venue: Dewan SEAMEO RECSAM Date: 10 MARCH 2011 Objectives: To educate and disseminate useful information to various development programs; and To inform/update on the financial assistance that are provided by the government to the local […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ US Visa Procedures

Theme:          Updates on US Visa Procedures Date:              February 28, 2011 Venue:           Bayan Room, Hotel Equatorial, Penang Objectives: To update new procedures of the US Visa, and To provide a better understanding on US Visa. Speaker: […]

Penang Dialogue: Penang ManPower

Theme:           ManPower in Penang Date:               February 25, 2011 Venue:            E&O Property Gallery, 11 Beach Road, Singapore Objectives: To share the latest development on the job market and trends in Penang, and To share on the […]

‘The CEO Speaks…’ Human Resource in Penang

Theme:         Human Resource in Penang: Trends, Challenges & the Way Forward Date:            January 26, 2011 Venue:          Room 1202, PSDC Building Objectives: To create higher awareness on the economic and investment trends in Penang; and To […]

MSC Malaysia Creative Industry

Theme:           Empowering Locally for Global Delivery Date:               October 18, 2010 Venue:            Eastin Hotel, Penang Objectives: 1)      To promote: a.       MSC Malaysia creative industry development b.      MSC Malaysia funding/financial incentives and Capacity Development Programmes c.       Career […]

Inaugural Penang-Aceh Business Investment Dialogue and MOU Signing Ceremony

Theme :          Penang-Aceh Business Investment Dialogue Date :              September 20, 2010 Venue :           Conference Room, Penang Development Corporation (PDC) Objecttives: To discuss between both parties on the potential investment collaborations and possibilities of investing in […]

The CEO Speaks – Photovoltaics (PV)

Theme:           Photovoltaics (PV) Opportunities – Current and Beyond Date:               September 30, 2010 Venue:            SMART Centre, PSDC Objectives: To create higher awareness to adopt renewable energy sources especially in Solar PV To increase the […]

The CEO Speaks – Light Emitting Diode (LED)

Theme:           The Potentials of LED Date:               July 22, 2010 Venue:            Auditorium PSDC Objectives: To create higher awareness of LED To enable and facilitate a learning process in terms of application, adaption, adoption and […]

MSC Malaysia Industry Briefing and Dialogue

Theme       :        Empowering Locally for Global Delivery Date          :         July 8, 2010 Venue       :         […]

Heritage Conference

Penang International Conference on Sustainable Cultural Development Theme    :         The Economics of Heritage Revitalisation Date       :          October 8 – 9, 2009 Venue    :          G Hotel, Penang […]