Welcome to the 2ND SABAH PORT FORUM 2019

Sabah’s Premier Port & Logistics Forum

01 - 02 October 2019, Magellan, Sutera Habour Resort, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah



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2ND Sabah Port Forum 2019

Arising from the success of the Sabah Port Forum in 2017, Suria Capital and Sabah Ports Sdn Bhd once again brings port and logistics to the forefront.


The 2nd Sabah Port Forum 2019 outlines the critical determinants that are needed to elevate Sabah as a premier maritime and trade hub. Building on the past forum, this setting provides an exploration of Sabah’s maritime prospects as well as lay out the critical logistics investments that will ultimately redefine Sabah’s trade and economic future. Engage with industry experts discussing game changing factors that will unlock Sabah’s maritime potential.

Join us:

  • Learn from the sharing of success stories from industry experts
  • Understand Sabah’s maritime, oil & gas and industries
  • Exploring Sabah’s potential as a regional hub and investment prospect
  • Promote ports as the catalyst for growth

Topics

THE ECONOMIC IMPACT FROM GLOBAL CONNECTIVITY

Experts share success stories of building global connectivity through port development initiatives. Extensive connectivity and a seamless distribution system provide the building blocks for economies to grow and evolve. How can Sabah explore the opportunities of its strategic location and build its strength as the gateway for the Far East.

MAXIMISING THE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND POTENTIALS IN SABAH

An integration of efficiencies in infrastructure and smart technology are some of the core requirements for the setting of a smart city. Inspired by technological and economic advancements, cities are challenged to look beyond rapid development and place emphasis on enhancing quality of life and services. Building a greater and smarter Kota Kinabalu is in the horizon as the city seeks to explore opportunities and solutions towards this end.

CREATING VALUE THROUGH PORT AND LOGISTICS INVESTMENTS

Massive scale initiatives like One Belt One Road and the Indonesia Maritime Highway have redefined connectivity and inclusivity. As economies seek integration, global opportunities beckon. Sabah looks towards collaboration and exploration to extend horizons.

UNLOCKING POTENTIALS IN MARITIME TRANSPORT AND SERVICES

The key towards achieving greater economic heights lies in forward looking development that capitalizes on the States strength. Listen as experts discuss the future of maritime in Sabah and how the State can build its maritime reputation.

OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN CROSS-BORDER TRADE

BIMP EAGA, IMT-GT has helped accelerate regional integration and serves as economic complementation. Experts tap into the potential of cross border trade and how facilitation is fundamental for progress.

DEVELOPING FREE TRADE ZONES TO SPUR INVESTMENTS

Free trade zones provide economies the upper hand for faster growth. Hear from industry leaders deliberating the critical success factors towards FTZ conceptualization and how Sabah can emulate this to strengthen its manufacturing and export base.

TRADE FACILITATION IN PORT DEVELOPMENT

Streamlining the trade process through an e-based, legal and regulatory framework. What does the future hold as Malaysia works towards reforming its logistics and port development policies.