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BCI Asia’s first-ever Virtual Equinox!


4 May 2021 [Singapore-Malaysia]: BCI Asia’s first-ever virtual Equinox for Singapore and Malaysia kicked off today, bringing together key professionals from both countries to showcase new and exciting developments in the built environment. The three-day event seeks to connect architects, interior designers and design specifiers with product suppliers, via industry talks, product presentations and virtual exhibition booths on a user-friendly digital platform. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BCI Asia has brought its boutique networking programme onto a digital arena. This year, it aims to highlight the trends and opportunities that will facilitate business transformation as the world progresses towards recovery. Today’s sessions comprise 32 exhibitors and six experts whose topics emphasised on BIM utilisation and Green materials, as well as the Malaysian national COVID-19 vaccination programme. Details are as follows:

  •  Keynote address by Ms Serina Hijjas, Vice President of Malaysia Green Building Council.
  •  The BIM beyond BIM. A reflection on how Digital Transformation is impacting AEC industry beyond conventional 3D BIM by Mr Frederico Ramas (Aedas) 
  •  Enabling Sustainability and Design with DOW by Mr Jayrold Bautista (DOW Asia Pacific Pte Ltd) 
  •  Sustainability and our new product, Tental by Mr Manuel Rebollar (Hydro Building Systems) 
  •  National COVID-19 Vaccination Programme in Malaysia by Ms Grace Tan (MOH Malaysia) 
  •  Premium Wood Composite: A Green technology revolutionising the construction industry by Ms Heidy Low (Seng Liy Engineering) 

Amidst the pandemic, BCI Equinox continues to play a vital role to reach out to a regional audience and support the construction industry in a safe manner. The wider range of presentations from technology to current affairs will help share knowledge on how to build and maintain a more robust industry and workforce.

Our heartfelt thank you to all who attended today and sponsors for making this a success!

Day 1 Highlights

For media enquiries, please contact:
Aiden Lee Jia Wei
BCI Asia Construction Information Sdn Bhd
Email: aiden.lee@bciasia.com Tel +603 7661 1380
For more information, please visit: www.bciasia.com

BCI Virtual Equinox Sponsors:

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Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology (GEBT) is Asia’s premier platform for the electrical engineering and intelligent building markets and smart home markets, and will once more feature well-known companies in the industry alongside Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition.

This year, the three major themes of the fair will be hotel engineering and architectural energy saving, audio-video integration, and intelligent buildings and parks, while the fair’s two halls will be categorised as such: hotel engineering, electrical engineering, intelligent buildings, smart communities, audio visual and home entertainment, smart homes and AI. Hundreds of brands and a series of new products will be on display for a wide range of industry sectors.

GEBT will also hold a series of the concurrent seminars and networking events, exploring the development trend of the fast-growing China’s building technology market, and expanding more business opportunities for industry players.

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GILE will also continue with both online and in-person formats to ensure lighting industry peers from throughout the world can gather to project future developments and business opportunities

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About the HKGBC “Advancing Net Zero” Ideas Competition: https://anzideascompetition.hkgbc.org.hk
About the HKGBC: www.hkgbc.org.hk.
About Swire Properties and its SD efforts: www.swireproperties.com.

 

4 – 6 May 2021: BCI Virtual Equinox Singapore – Malaysia

Connecting architects, interior designers and design specifiers with product suppliers, BCI Virtual Equinox will integrate industry talks, product presentation and virtual exhibition booths on a friendly digital platform.

Giving you Singapore and Malaysia audience for the very first time, BCI Equinox will bring together key professionals from both countries to showcase new and exciting developments in the Built Environment.

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