18TH TERM AFPI CONFERENCE
29TH ASIA PLASTICS FORUM &
MPMA 52ND ANNIVERSARY DINNER
15 – 16 November 2019, Malaysia
One World Hotel, Petaling Jaya
The Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA) would be jointly organising the 18th Term ASEAN Federation of Plastic Industries – AFPI (2018-2020) Conference and 29th Asia Plastics Forum (APF) on 15 and 16 November 2019 together with MPMA 52nd Anniversary Dinner on 16 November 2019 at the One World Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Industry leaders from the 12 Asian countries, namely, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Malaysia will convene to promote intra-ASEAN economic co-operation and co-ordination within the plastics industry as well as to discuss on sustainability issues. The Chairmanship of AFPI is rotated amongst the AFPI member countries and currently Malaysia represented by MPMA holds the Chairmanship for the 2018-2020 term.
It has been twelve years since Malaysia last hosted the AFPI and APF and it is MPMA’s privilege to host the 18th Term AFPI and 29th APF for 2019 on 15 November. To celebrate this significant occasion, the MPMA 52nd Anniversary Dinner will be held concurrently on 16 November 2019. The Dinner will provide the perfect platform for companies to network with not only MPMA members but also our associates from overseas.
ABOUT THE ASEAN FEDERATION OF PLASTIC INDUSTRIES
The ASEAN Federation of Plastic Industries (AFPI) is a regional grouping of plastics industry associations from the seven ASEAN countries, namely, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Together they represent the majority of all plastics companies in the ASEAN region. Imbued with the spirit of “Unity & Friendship”, AFPI seeks to promote intra-ASEAN economic co-operation and co-ordination in the field of the plastics industry. AFPI also seeks to develop and initiate the preparation and implementation of plans, programmes and projects that will promote and advance intra-ASEAN plastics industries and trade. Malaysia assumed its role as AFPI Chairman in September 2018.
ABOUT THE ASIA PLASTICS FORUM
MPMA represents the plastics industry in regional groupings such as the Asia Plastics Forum (APF) and acts as the Secretariat for APF. APF was established for the following objectives:
- Share and exchange information about the plastics industry and the country’s economy in the Asian region.
- Consider any issues related to the plastics industry and assist members in providing inputs for solutions.
- Foster close business co-operation among the plastics manufacturers (processors) in the Asian region.
Over the past 10 years, APF has been concentrating on sustainability issues affecting the plastics industry, reflecting on the current global situations litter issues especially marine are amongst those intensely debated by countries. The industry views that the adoption of a zero littering policy together with a Circular Economy model supported by a strong recycling community is the way forward. The twelve countries that represent APF are Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.
ABOUT THE MPMA ANNIVERSARY DINNER
The MPMA Anniversary Dinner is a signature event celebrated every year. It recognises and acknowledges the generous support of many member companies as well as honoured partners who have made significant impact to the plastics industry and community. This prestigious event continues to be the leading networking event of the year for the plastics industry. It is expected that over 1000 guests would attend to celebrate the Association’s accomplishments and continuous strength of the industry. It is also the event of the year whereby the highlights for 2018/2019 programmes and activities would be presented. With amusing entertainment to liven up the event and lucky draws for all who participate, the dinner will continue to be a memorable and delightful event which is not to be missed!
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