Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 - Singapore Exhibition Services
Singapore, Oct 8, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore Exhibition Services (SES), Asia's leading trade event organiser, has made a move to pave the way for international companies looking to harness the vast opportunities of Myanmar's budding economy, with the launch of a brand new event for the manufacturing sector.

As the country opens its doors to the world with economic reform, Myanmar is primed to follow the footsteps of neighbouring Vietnam. Myanmar is witnessing an influx of foreign direct investments especially in the manufacturing sector, an outcome of having a strong low-cost workforce and strategic geographical location. They serve as strong incentives for manufacturers with labour-intensive needs to shift their attention to this emerging nation.

Coming off the heels of SES's successful series of manufacturing technology trade shows that are staged in Singapore and Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, the inaugural edition of Manufacturing Myanmar, held from 2 - 4 October 2014 at the Myanmar Convention Centre (MCC) in Yangon, presents a premier platform for international suppliers to meet locally based manufacturers, forge relationships and build a sector that will play a central role in driving economic development and stability.

Commenting on the value the show will bring to the developing nation, Mr. William Lim, Project Director for Manufacturing Myanmar 2014 from the show's organiser, SES says, "Our manufacturing technology series of shows have successfully served the region's manufacturing industry for the last 33 years. Overtime, we have established a strong suite of exhibitors from all over the world that have provided the tools and technology needed to keep the industries in the region moving forward. The importance of a thriving manufacturing sector for Myanmar's economic development is absolutely paramount, and Manufacturing Myanmar will build the bridges that connect its budding industry to the infinite possibilities of the global market, providing the thrust that will drive Myanmar's progress." 

The show is expected to attract approximately 100 companies from 18 countries/regions to provide the tools necessary to lift and increase capabilities of sectors such as automotive assembly, manufacturing and repair; building, infrastructure and construction projects; metals, mineral processing and jewellery manufacturing; and metal fabrication among others.

Manufacturing Myanmar 2014 at a glance:
Exhibition: Manufacturing Myanmar 2014
Venue:      Myanmar Convention Centre (MCC)
Date:       2-4 October 2014 (Thursday to Saturday) 
Time:       0900hrs-1700hrs
Website:    www.manufacturingmyanmar.com
About Singapore Exhibition Services (SES)

Set up in 1976, Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) has established itself as one of the most innovative and respected exhibition and conference organisers in Asia. A pioneer in the Singapore exhibition industry, SES events have served as important platforms for companies aiming to forge new business contacts in Asia. With a portfolio of international tradeshows already serving the Communications, Engineering, Machinery and Lifestyle industries, SES continues to develop new events to meet market needs. SES events consistently attract a high level of overseas participation with foreign exhibitors accounting for almost 80 per cent of the show floor. SES is a member of Allworld Exhibitions Alliance, a global network with over 50 offices worldwide. For more information, please visit www.sesallworld.com .

Patricia Yee
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Singapore Exhibition Services
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