POWER SUITS, CHIC SPREAD & A DASH OF HUMOR AT AEON’S BUSINESS PARTNERS ALLIANCE LUNCHEON & AWARD PRESENTATION
11 June 2015
Malaysia’s leading retailer, AEON CO. (M) BHD, recently had their annual AEON Business Partners Alliance (ABPA) Luncheon and Award Presentation at Grand Hyatt to show their appreciation to AEON’s business partners. Approximately 200 business partners attended the event which was also graced by YB Senator Dato’ Lee Chee Leong, Deputy Minister of International Trade & Industry.
Serving as a platform for AEON to share their vision and growth for the year, and for partners to share their opinions and ideas to build a better working relationship, the luncheon was attended by Datuk Albert Chiang, Managing Director of Bonia Corporation Bhd, Dato’ Liaw Choon Liang, CEO of Focus Point, Dato’ Eddie Choon, Managing Director of Poh Kong Jewellery Bhd and Dato’ Tay Sim Kim Chairman of Osim.
“Believing that our success is because of the good, strong, open relationship we have with our business partners, the luncheon is our way of saying thank you to our business partners. And this year we are introducing the ABPA Awards to recognize and celebrate our top performing partners,” said Nur Qamarina Chew, Managing Director of AEON CO. (M) BHD at the event.
According to Poh Ying Loo, Executive Director of AEON CO. M (BHD), during his presentation on AEON’s growth and plans moving forward, AEON recently introduced the ‘Do Mall’ Campaign to position AEON Mall as a lifestyle mall with a refreshed face, new attitude and product innovation. “We are also in the midst of rolling out 3000 screens across all our malls to give our customers a digital shopping experience,” he further added.
The inaugural AEON ABPA Award consist of two categories – AEON Retail Business Partner and AEON Mall Business Partner, and was presented to partners with the highest growth rate in 2014. For the AEON Retail Business Partner category, the award was presented to SCA Hygiene Marketing (M), Blue Lace (Malaysia) and Samsung Malaysia Electronics. Where else for the AEON Mall Business Partner, the award goes to City Chain (M) in AEON Sri Manjung, Berjaya Starbucks Coffee Company in AEON Rawang, Al-Ikhsan Sports in AEON Bukit Indah and Incomm Marketing in AEON Cheras Selatan for the accessories, F&B, fashion and specialty categories, respectively. The awards were presented by YB Senator Dato’ Lee Chee Leong, Dato’ Abdullah bin Mohd Yusof and Nur Qamarina Chew.
To add zest to the luncheon was none other than local beauty, Deborah Henry, and comedian, Douglas Lim, who dazzled the crowd with his jokes and anecdotes.