Singapore, 3 August 2015 – Sphere Conferences, the conference arm of Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH), today launched the Real Estate Show Myanmar (RESM) 2015. Supported by the Ministry of Construction and the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI), the event will be held at Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, Myanmar from 3 to 5 August 2015.
As the platform that facilitates progressive discussions on the opportunities and demand for better infrastructure and the built environment in Myanmar, RESM 2015 attracts over 150 developers, architects and urban planners, as well as investors, building services and retailers from across the region. The introduction of the Retail Myanmar and Myanmar Urban & City Planning tracks into RESM 2015 elevates this 2015 conference to provide a greater holistic view of the real estate industry in Myanmar. RESM has, since its inception three years ago, evolved with the sector to address real opportunities and solutions with the rapid development of the industry. The foreign investors who attended the previous conferences have demonstrated keen interest in seeing more investment channels developed in Myanmar. To address this, the Union Minister for Construction, H.E. U Kyaw Lwin will share his insights as well as updates on the latest investment opportunities available to both local and foreign investors, in the opening keynote.Another highlight of the 2015 event is Professor Dr. Aung Tun Thet, President’s Economic Advisor speaking on Myanmar’s economic advancement. The event will also cover key areas of urban planning for more efficient cities, creating relevant distribution channels, transport infrastructure and retail trends and opportunities in Myanmar.The importance of the Myanmar market is made evident by the strong support given by local and international organisations like ABC Convenience Store, Benoy Ltd, Creation Myanmar, Dagon Group, Far East Organisation, Hafary Myanmar, Hledan Management Centre, Integrated Facilities Management Association Singapore, Keppel Land International Ltd, Langdon & Seah, Myanmar Retailers Association, Panasonic System Solutions Asia Pacific, SC Capital Partners Pte Ltd, Shwe Taung Development Co., Ltd, Soilbuild Group Holdings Ltd, Surbana International Consultants Pte Ltd, Taw Win Family Co., United GP Development Co and UOL Group. These industry leaders share expert insights and experiences to help create better opportunities for Myanmar.Mr Chua Wee Phong, Chairman of Sphere Conferences, said: "We are delighted to be holding the 3rd annual Real Estate Show Myanmar. It is an excellent opportunity for foreign investors to network and establish relationships with the local community. We are proud to be playing an active role in Myanmar's continually developing real estate, urban and retail sector; and are highly encouraged by the continuous support of the Ministry of Construction and UMFCCI."For more information about the event, visit http://resm.sphereconferences.com/Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Limited Co. Regn. No. 198402868E
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