IGEM 2018 expected to generate RM2.5b in business lead

: This year’s International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference (IGEM) 2018, which is to kick off next Wednesday, is expected to generate an estimated RM2.5 billion in business leads.

The first three days of IGEM 2018, Oct 17 to 19, are open to trade visitors. The last day, Oct 20, is open to the general public.

Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change(MESTECC) Yeo Bee Yin in a statement today said, with the global green economy gaining momentum, Malaysia has an opportunity to not just participate but actually lead the green agenda in the region.

“To step up to the green game, we see IGEM playing a pivotal role in bringing together sustainability solutions that are practical, proven and cost-effective,” she said.

With over RM19 billion generated in business leads throughout IGEM’s history, this year it will see 250 exhibitors, and 30,000 visitors from over 30 countries for its ninth edition.

For the first time, IGEM will also be playing host to the World Energy Cities Partnership – Mayors’ Congress, organised by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall which will see four Mayors and delegates from 11 members cities explore opportunities to incorporate technologies to power green cities.

Source: The Sun Daily

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