Greetings ! We are pleased to inform that we are now again collaborating with the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), to organise the event, ENGINEERING SHOPPING MALLS IV following the success of our previous events in 2012, 2015 and 2017.
The hardware and software of shopping malls ie M&E equipment and engineering management is an integral and important department in the overall management and the success of shopping
malls and our seminar explores various topics from the perspective of engineering skills. The well experienced speakers will delve into topics which include the IOT (Internet of Things), Building
Information Modelling (BIM), challenges of the perfect ACMV system, M&E designs for strata
buildings and incorporating M&E into retail fit-outs etc.
Join us and our well-experienced speakers – seminar fees are very affordable at RM636 per person for members. Further programme details are as indicated here. Kindly register directly with PPK secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org or IEM secretariat for Ms Amira Tel 03-7968 4003 if you require further information.
WE’RE BACK TO BANGKOK’S SHOPPING MALLS!
As the world’s most visited city, Bangkok remains the evergreen shopping destination in Asia. Our Study Group of 32 participants visited its vibrant malls from 23-26 September 2019 and had a most fruitful trip, traipsing through 10 shopping malls catering to all types of lifestyles and budget – from trendy and funky malls to the high end, upscale fashion and eclectic malls.
We visited pet-friendly malls where pets had their own club and get their own ‘kiddy-rides’ (!) at Central Festival Eastville to the latest world-class mall with an indoor floating market and river park at IconSiam. Other malls in the visit itinerary included Terminal 21 with its themed washrooms, Siam Paragon, Siam Discovery, Siam Center, Central World, Central Embassy, Emquartier and Emporium. Our grateful thanks to the Bangkok malls who hosted us and gave an insightful briefing on what makes the malls tick ..
Do take a look at our thumbnails of Bangkok Malls here.
With the rapid growth of malls in the region, competition amongst malls is keen and all vie to attract shoppers by offering “experiential shopping” and in recognition of our malls’ efforts, the inaugural CASC-PPKM AWARDS 2019 for BEST EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING was organized in conjunction with CASC Conference 2019. The total of 61 entries were shortlisted to 26 finalists, with 2 winners in each category, as well as Certificates of Honourable Mention awarded to outstanding malls.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS !
CASC-PPKM AWARDS 2019 – BEST EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING – WINNERS
GOLD – Lee Tung Avenue, Hong Kong: The Spirit of Christmas
SILVER – China Hong Kong City, Lee Tung Avenue, Hong Kong: The Moon Rabbit Lumiere
CERTIFICATE OF HONOURABLE MENTION – Intermark Mall, Kuala Lumpur: En’Chanting’ Raya
GOLD – Jing’an Joy City, Shanghai: Sky Ring x Line Friends Limited Love Paradise
GOLD – Sunway Putra Mall, Kuala Lumpur: IN THE WOODS FOR WONDER
CERTIFICATE OF HONOURABLE MENTION – Queensbay Mall, Penang: Enchanted Realm
GOLD – Pavilion Kuala Lumpur: Disney Celebrate The Magic: Dream Christmas
SILVER – Pavilion Kuala Lumpur: Dream Goals
CERTIFICATE OF HONOURABLE MENTION – Kota Kasablanka, Jakarta: The Longest & Tallest Hot Wheels Tracks
|COUNCIL OF ASIAN SHOPPING CENTERS (CASC) CONFERENCE 2019
JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, 10 – 12 September 2019
We have successfully concluded CASC Conference 2019, the annual regional conference involving industry experts from the Council of Asian Shopping Centers (CASC). PPK Malaysia hosted the conference this year and convey our thanks to all our speakers, sponsors and for the strong participation by members and other delegates as well as the impressive and eye-opening presentations by our well-experienced and eminent speakers from Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand and Singapore.
Our Guest of Honour is YB Tuan Muhammad Bakhtiar b Wan Chik, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture who delivered the keynote paper focusing on shopping tourism and with Visit Malaysia Year 2020, we look forward to more tourist arrivals next year as well as bigger returns in the shopping industry.
With the theme ‘The Now and The Future’ – The Mall Story, the conference covered trends and innovations and included several panel discussions covering Future-proofing Retail, Entertainment and F&B, Online Stories and the Shopping Malls’ Journey of Regeneration.
Please click here for pics and Looking forward to CASC Conference 2020 in China !
STUDY TRIP 2019 TO BANGKOK : Monday 23 September 2019 – Thursday 26 September 2019 (4D/3N)
We are pleased to announce the short haul Study Trip 2019 will be as abovementioned, to BANGKOK, the evergreen shopping destination in Asia. With its vibrant malls catering to all types
of lifestyles and budget, ranging from the trendy and funky malls to the high end, upscale and eclectic fashion malls, shoppers are more than spoilt for choice.
Our Study Trip will visit several of exciting malls such as Terminal 21, Central Festival Eastville, Central Embassy, Siam Paragon, Siam Discovery, Siam Centre, Emporium, Em Quartier, Asiatique, CentralWorld, Gateway Ekamai, ICONSIAM for participants gather the shopping experience in building design and layouts, marketing events, merchandise mix etc.
Kindly note that the entire trip will only be confirmed subject to the required minimum no. of participants and/or flight/hotel availability etc. and on a first-come-first-served basis. We shall keep you posted in due course of further confirmed details concerning the detailed itinerary etc. Kindly also be informed that the organizer reserves the right to revise details of the Study Trip (including departure dates and flight carriers) subject to availability and solely at our discretion.
For more information, please click HERE to download the circular and registration form or contact our secretariat at Tel: 03-7727 6202.
We are pleased to present the next TTT on EE and Solar solutions for commercial buildings (including shopping malls) by CENERGI. Their ESPA&PPA model will be able to reduce energy
usage (cost) and provide environmental benefits. It allows building owners to achieve energy savings without upfront capital expenses and zero operating risk (ZERO COST, ZERO RISK).
Additionally, it is able to reduce carbon footprint, electricity usage and build a clean & less polluted environment. The focus is to recommend the most cost-effective energy solutions to provide clientswith optimal long-term project performance and exceptional results.
Interested to know more? Please join us as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Time: 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm
Venue: Common Ground, Citta Mall, Ara Damansara
The agenda will be as follows:
For more information, please click HERE to download the programme and the registration form. Interested participants are requested to register with us before the closing date of Friday, 12 July 2019.
PPK Malaysia is pleased to announce that we are continuing with the training and education of personnel in shopping centres for the second half of 2019 which have been endorsed by Malaysia Retailers Association, (MRA), Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA), Real Estate and Housing Developers Association (REHDA) and FIABCI Malaysia.
The dates, time and venue for the respective modules are as below:
|Module||:||Marketing and Leasing (Part 1 & 2)|
|Date||:||Monday, 5 August 2019 – Wednesday, 7 August 2019 (3 Days)|
|Venue||:||Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur,Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur|
|Module||:||Operations & Maintenance (Part 1 & 2)|
|Date||:||Thursday, 8 August 2019 – Saturday, 10 August 2019 (3 Days)|
|Venue||:||Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur,Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur|
Note: Part 1 and 2 for the 2 modules, Marketing & Leasing and Operations & Maintenance are repeat courses for those who did not manage to participate during the previous occasions. As for Part 3 (Final Part) of the abovesaid modules will be conducted at the same time for participants who have already completed Parts 1 & 2. (A separate schedule/invitation will be forwarded to qualified participants in due course.)
For more information, and to register for the above said courses, please click here
Greetings ! We are pleased to remind members and associates that further to our previous announcements, conference registrations under early bird fees has now been extended to 30 June 2019.
CASC Conference 2019 is an annual regional conference involving industry experts from member countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and Japan. Participants will gain valuable insights of the shopping mall industry from these countries and it would be a prized opportunity for networking with the regional expertise including mall management as well as prominent retailers.
The 2019 Conference is supported and endorsed by our CASC affiliates like Asosiasi Pengelola Pusat Belanja Indonesia (APPBI), Institute of Shopping Centre Management (ISCM) from Hong Kong, Mall China, Japan Council of Shopping Centers and Taiwan Council of Shopping Centers (TCSC).
Themed ‘The Now and The Future’ – The Mall Story, the conference will focus on stories and case studies from malls and retailers from around the region and delegates will be able to pick up useful tips in shopping mall management especially from recently opened malls.
Click here for more details and online registration before the early bird closing date of 30 June 2019
Following the enthusiastic response from our members to PPKM’s awards the previous 3 years, we are pleased to announce that we shall be organising the same awards for 2019 but this will be upgraded to CASC-PPKM AWARDS 2019 – ‘BEST EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING’ as it is now organized in conjunction with CASC Conference.
Basically, this means that PPKM member malls will submit their entries as usual, but will compete together on a regional level with other malls in CASC member countries like Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Japan. We are proud to acknowledge and recognize our member malls’ tremendous marketing efforts for shoppers to enjoy a great experiential time at our malls throughout the year and hope to showcase the best of Malaysian malls.
CASC-PPKM AWARDS 2019 – ‘BEST EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING’ will be based on the same principles as indicated below :
The award will be categorised based on the following :
Description of Entry
Award Finalists will be announced latest by 16 August 2019. The Award Winners will be announced and presented during our forthcoming CASC Awards/Conference Gala Dinner to be held on 10 September 2019 at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur.
For your reference, please access this link for the complete Entry Rules and regulations http://casc-ppkmawards2019.com
In the meantime, please note that interested participants may pre-register with us online at the above and remit your registration fee from now onwards. You may also start collating materials now for your online submission which is only available between 1-15 July 2019.
Therefore, with this notification, you may now start your internal preparations and documentations. We would strongly encourage all members to participate as this would be an excellent learning platform amongst shopping malls in our region and we look forward to your entry and more experiential shopping together !
Further to our ongoing training on security and safety in shopping malls which has been conducted annually since 2006, we are pleased to inform that we have now developed an ADVANCED MODULE which will be conducted as a 2-day security training seminar as follows:
Dates: 26 June 2019 (Wednesday) to 27 June 2019 (Thursday)
Time: 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. daily
Venue: Level 5, Cititel Hotel, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
Amongst other pertinent topics, the new ADVANCED MODULE will cover in-depth studies on the following:
Our trainers are competent security personnel and current practitioners from several prominent shopping malls who will share their experiences with participants. Through this course, it is our mission and goal that all senior security personnel will take the opportunity to expose themselves to more comprehensive practices in this very specialised field.
For more information, please click HERE to download the programme and the registration form. Interested participants are requested to register with us before the closing date of Monday, 10 June 2019.