1Borneo Ballroom to host Sabah International Business Conference 2008

Preceding the four-day Sabah International Expo 2008 (SIE2008), the Sabah International Business Conference 2008 (SIBC2008) would take place on 15 October 2008 at 1Borneo Ballroom with the theme, Investment Opportunities for Sustainable Development.
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Oct. 13, 2008 - PRLog -- The SIBC2008 would feature speakers from various backgrounds, providing broader views on relevant issues and topics such as an overview of climatic change and its implications on regional businesses; how businesses benefit from green projects and its importance for ASEAN; forest conservation; palm oil sector and its suitability; and importance of renewable energy and feasibility of carbon trading projects. Targeted audience of SIBC2008 would be environmentalists; entrepreneurs; green group; policy makers; business leaders; politicians, etc with a crowd of 350 to 400 delegates.

The main objective of SIBC2008 is to provide a platform for business entities and captains of industries to meet and learn more about the impact of climatic change on businesses' practice in the region. The Conference serves as a forum to update participants on the latest development in areas of climate change and how businesses in the region are reacting to the said alarming issue. The conference also will be highlighting projects and investment opportunities, which allow firms to fulfil their CSR (Corporate Social Responsibilities), henceforth producing a much environmental friendly and economically sustainable business-environment for potential investors.

Speaking on behalf of the 1Borneo Ballroom, General Manager, Christine Perroud expressed her delight that SIE has selected 1Borneo Ballroom as the venue for the SIBC2008.

"We are very honoured indeed to be selected as the host venue for such a distinguished and notable event.  As the host venue for the SIBC2008, we look forward to playing our part in ensuring a successful event, one that will undoubtedly enhance Sabah and 1Borneo Ballroom's growing reputation as a world-class destination for international conferences and exhibitions".

1Borneo Ballroom will also be hosting the welcoming state dinner for Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on the eve of SIE 2008 as well as the closing ceremony feast.

1Borneo is the official venue to host the Sabah International Expo 2008 from October 16 -19.

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1Borneo Ballroom, a component part of 1Borneo is a purpose-built and technologically-advanced convention and exhibition facility in the heart of Kota Kinabalu city to serve international, regional and local conventions, tradeshows, public exhibitions and entertainment events as well as weddings and private functions.

From local ethnic fare; including Malay, Chinese and Indian cuisine to Continental and Modern Asian delicacies, the chefs at 1Borneo Ballroom are ready to oblige any culinary request.

Located at level 3 of 1Borneo, visitors can easily access the Ballroom via 1Borneo’s shuttle service and ample car park bays are available in the hypermall. Staying delegates and guests are spoiled for choice with four hotels for their accomodation; Novotel, Mercure, Courtyard & Tune Hotels.com.
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