On 26th of September, we gathered more than 200 members of the Malaysian-French business community at the Back to Work Cocktail. The event is an occasion to welcome the newcomer to the business community, the “rentrée” as the French would say.
The evening started with a welcome speech from Gilles Waeldin, the CCIFM President who gave a quick update on the chambers activities and the business outlook for the last quarter of the year, he also introduced the new members. This was followed by the speech from the new French Ambassador, H.E Frederic Laplanche, the ambassador introduce the newcomers to the French public sector and the activities of the various department of the French Embassy.
The event was a true testimony of the French presence is Malaysia, the latest edition is the "Le Guide" published both and French and English was distributed, there was update on “Le Marché de Noel” as leading French Bazaar and the display of the latest model of Peugeot 2008 SUV.
The night ended with a lucky draw, lucky ones could won a Coffee Machine from Nespresso, sponsored by Lyrec, a stay at Club Med Bintan, by Club Med and a flight ticket to Paris sponsored by Air France.
A big shout out to our sponsors, THANK YOU we would have not done it without you, Peugeot, Lyreco distributor of Nespresso Coffee Machine, Pernod Ricard Club Med and Air France!
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Le Guide is a leading bilingual guide book on living in Malaysia, Published annually in both English and French. Get your copy of the Le Guide at the chamber; visit their online portal.
Le Marche De Noel is a leading french charity bazaar that will take place at The Glasshouse @ Seputeh on Thursday 7th of December (9.30am-4pm). Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, vendors and visitors we raised RM 220,000 last year for “Make-A-Wish Malaysia” and “A Heart-For-A-Heart”. Follow them on Facebook for more update.