The three-day Sabah International Trade Show (SiTS) at the Sabah Trade Center from June 21 will see 150 booths focussing on industries, consumers as well as property and construction. Some 3,000 visitors are expected.
Organising chairman, Leslie Chin (pic), said the objective of the event is to promote Malaysia's global competitiveness in international trade and to promote Sabah as a new potential industrial hub for manufacturing, processing, supplies and export.
"The SiTS 2019 will emphasise on an assortment of industries and businesses from local and countries such as China, Brunei and Indonesia and targeting foreign companies' participation from various industries," he said.
International Trade and Industry Minister, Datuk Darell Leiking, would officiate the event which has obtained the backing of the Federal Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) with the view that it will promote and contribute positively towards the development of Sabah and Malaysia as a whole.
The Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Kadazandusun Chamber of Commerce and Industry Malaysia, Gabungan Persatuan-Persatuan Penjaja dan Peniaga Negeri Sabah and many others would be joining the event.
The event also includes a Business Summit which would feature renowned speakers and guests representing political decision-makers, property investment coaches, business leaders, members of academia and civil society, as well as individual business meetings, networking and business matchmaking sessions.
"Business people from various different industries will be gathering and exchanging business information. The mission is aimed to explore opportunities through collaborations, partnerships and joint ventures in various industrial sectors.
"It will display a wide range of products from new high tech electronics and household electrical appliances, building materials and hardware, machinery equipment, latest telecommunication systems, loose and built-in furniture, local and international properties and more,".
"There will be shuttle buses to transport the exhibitors to and from the venue," he said.