PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Agriculture, manufacturing, banking and real estate will be among the key business sectors to be discussed at the upcoming International Business Chamber of Cambodia (IBC) Investment Conference.
The conference will bring together senior government ministers, top economists and business leaders in Phnom Penh on October 6th and 7th.
Cambodia’s Prime Minister H.E. Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen will deliver the conference’s opening address on the morning of October 6th.
The keynote speech will be delivered by Donald Kanak, the chairman of Prudential Corporation Asia — which is a leading sponsor of the conference.
Two major panels will follow the opening address and the keynote speech, both moderated by the renowned Wall Street Journal columnist Andrew Browne.
The first panel will look at Cambodia’s Economic Outlook and will feature Eric Sidgwick, senior country officer at the Asian Development bank (ADB), the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Cambodia representative Ahmed Faisal and Dr. In Channy, CEO of ACLEDA Bank who is also the Vice Chairman of the IBC and the chairman of the conference’s organising committee.
Another panel at the conference will discuss Cambodia’s Economic Advantage.
"The speakers and moderators list for the conference is looking very exciting and I am delighted to see the calibre of those who will be present for these important discussions," says Dr. Channy.
"There are a number of government ministers already in attendance and we are expecting more to confirm in the coming days and weeks," says Dr. Channy.
Government ministers attending the event will include Cambodia’s Minister of Commerce H.E Sun Chanthol, Education Minister H.E. Hang Chuon Naron and Minister of Posts & Telecommunication (MPTC) H.E. Prak Sokhonn.
IBC Chairman Bretton Sciaroni, senior partner at Sciaroni and Associates, will chair a break-out discussion on Cambodia’s Legal Landscape for Investors which will feature Senior Minister H.E. Mr. Om Yentieng, Chairman of Cambodia’s Anti-Corruption Unit.
"This will be one of the most important discussions at the conference — with investors constantly monitoring the political and legal situation in Cambodia as they make their investment decisions. The recent political breakthrough will be a big boost for investors who want to see similar breakthroughs in the legal landscape," Mr. Sciaroni says.
Platinum sponsors for the IBC conference are Prudential Cambodia, Jardine Matheson Limited, Sciaroni and Associates, ACLEDA Bank and ANZ Royal. Gold sponsors include DFDL and Ezecom.
The South East Asia Globe and its sister publication Focus ASEAN are media partners of the event.
Those wishing to register for the IBC Investment conference should visit the IBC’s website at www.ibccambodia.com.