Cartier opens a duplex store in Pavilion KL

Lyslie Legendre - 07-juin-2017 12:16:59
The luxurious French brand has opened a two-floor shop dedicated to its prestigious lines of jewellery and timepieces. From the Bukit Bintang entrance, the facade lights up at nighttime and as if the boutique is dripping in gold.   Important clients can shop in privacy in a VIP salon and a specific room, named the “High Jewellery Salon” has been allocated for the finest Cartier pieces. This is the only Cartier boutique in South East Asia to offer this luxurious shopping experience. 

LOUIS QUATORZE Launches in Style at Metrojaya, Mid Valley Megamall

Lyslie Legendre - 30-mai-2017 05:54:11
LOUIS QUATORZE was founded in 1980 by Paul Barrate, who was born into a prominent family of French leather artisans. The vrand was named after the Sun King, Louis XIV of France, and was meant to properly reinterpret the sophisticated French noble culture, flavors of art, and the artisan spirit which thrived during Louis XIV’s time. With goal of echoing the flamboyant period of when French culture and art reached its pinnacle, LOUIS QUATORZE has inherited and developed the beautiful Versailles culture with elegant, intellectual, and modern style in its collections, which include handbags, small leather goods, gloves, watches, dress shirts, scarves, ties, and eyewear. LOUIS QUATORZE products represent rich heritage of craftsmanship, French style, and elegance and take deep pride in its superior product quality, and commitment to excellent customer service. On 25 th of May 2017, the French origin brand of leather goods and accessories has officiated its first ever concept store in Malaysia. Launched in one of Kuala Lumpur’s most prominent malls – this first concept store was launched presence of the country’s most influential and recognized celebrities and members of the media. The opening gala event of the first concept store was attended by over a hundred guests.   Today, the brand is available at over 130 department and specialty stores across France, United Arab Emirates, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Cambodia, Korea and connects with worldwide customers through its online platform.

Kuala Lumpur - Jakarta, from the 14th to 17th of March 2017: Business Forum on Energy Efficiency and Future Grid

Shahrir Shahreza - 30-mars-2017 10:44:15
11 French industry experts had the opportunity to meet with major actors in the Malaysian and Indonesian markets. The continuous support from the national electricity operators from Indonesia, Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) and Malaysia, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), has undoubtedly ensured the success of this event. This year was the 3rd edition in Malaysia and the first in Indonesia. This platform has allowed our French companies to showcase their know-how within these fast growing markets of ASEAN. The event also provides a conducive and constructive environment through B2B meetings, where both local key players and French companies, were able to share their expertise and understanding on how they could work together in the near future. All participants agreed that the occasion has facilitated their business development activities and also promoted new business opportunities.

French healthcare, the brand of healthcare industry abroad

Lyslie Legendre, Senior Trade Advisor, Business France Malaysia - 22-mars-2017 04:13:51
Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, and Jean-Marie Le Guen, Secretary of State for Development and Francophonie, opened the conference on French Healthcare expertise on the 15 th of March in Paris. The conference, which brought together the main players in the French healthcare industry, was the occasion to launch the brand "French Healthcare". The result of a public and private initiative, this "export label" aims to take a new step in promoting the French offer. Health products are France’s third-largest export market with € 28,7 billion and a positive contribution to France’s trade balance of € 3.3 billion in 2015. France hosts four of the world’s 25 most innovative public research institutes according to the Thomson-Reuters rankings.    

AccorHotels will launch three hotels in Malaysia this year

Lyslie Legendre - 06-mars-2017 09:23:27
AccorHotels, the French multinational hotel group, will launch three hotels in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah in 2017. The hotels will be located in Kuala Lumpur, Taiping and Kota Kinabalu.   Novotel in Taiping and Mercure in Kota Kinabalu will be mid-scale boutique hotels, launched respectively in May and June. T he Mercure Kuala Lumpur Selangor, a budget friendly hotel, will be launched in the third quarter of the year.   Source : The Star / Bernama

EUMCCI-UTM Seminar on Ocean Energy: Aqua Powering the Future

Jean Poireau - 05-déc.-2016 08:32:12
  Business France , as part of the project Support for European Business in South East Asia Malaysia Markets Component - SEBSEAM and as the leader of the sector "Energy and Environment" , has organized a symposium on Marine Renewable Energies (MRE). The event was organized in collaboration with the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Malaysia ( EUMCCI) and the Universiti Technologi Malaysia (UTM ).   The event, dedicated to investment opportunities in the MRE sector, allowed 6 French companies ( Bardot Ocean, DCNS, Guinard Energies, NOV-BLM, Principia, Sabella ), all specialized in Ocean Thermal Energy, Tidal Barrage, Tidal Current Energy and Wave Energy to meet with local actors of the MRE sector (Universities, local authorities and private actors).   Programs over the two days included general market analysis, networking sessions and presentations of the European know-how and offer. This event offered a good opportunity to European companies to better understand the market and to meet with the local players.  

The French Hospitality School Vatel opens in Malaysia

Lyslie Legendre - 29-nov.-2016 11:50:22
First set up in Paris in 1981, Vatel - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management has grown and bounds to own 31 campuses over 4 continents with a large network of 29, 000 alumni. It has recently expanded its wings to Malaysia and City University College of Science and Technology as an official licensed college to deliver out the Vatel School curriculum in its Petaling Jaya campus. This collaboration aims to meet the growing needs of the tourism industry in Malaysia and was launched with a signing ceremony witnessed by H.E Christophe Penot, the Ambassador of France to Malaysia.    At the event, Vatel took the opportunity to sign agreements with Double Tree by Hilton, Accord, Dorsett Group and Aloft.
Welcome to the French Trade Commission – Business France office in Malaysia! “Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program. Founded on January 1, 2015 through a merger between UBIFRANCE and the Invest in France Agency, Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private-sector partners.” As a member of the French diplomatic network in Malaysia, Business France’s three missions are: - Fostering export growth by French businesses. - Promoting and facilitating international investment in France.


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