Forum Features

Disruptive Change:
Impact and Challenges

The 13th WIEF consists of panel discussions, masterclasses, initiative room, exhibition, business exchange and the IdeaPad, in addition to smaller complementary programmes of the Forum.


Panel Discussions are discussion sessions by distinguished panelist providing a variety of perspectives on a single topic, leading up to summarised conclusions.
Masterclasses are know-how sessions conducted by 1-2 speakers in a lecture format on a specific topic.
Initiative Room encourages proactivity through group sessions of around 15 participants. It aims to encourage innovative move-forward-actions for current issues of the five topics discussed. Each session is divided into two sub-sessions to address issues related to the topic. An expert will be the facilitator for each sub-session. These move-forward-actions will be considered for actionable initiatives and included in the closing statement on WIEF’s last day.
 Exhibition  hosts a variety of sponsors, SMEs and the MOCAsouq for creative and design businesses.
 Sarawak Focus

is a special showcase of the state of Sarawak comprising audio and visual presentations and discussion sessions.
 Business Exchange gives exhibitors a platform to address the public at the exhibition area.
 IdeaPad provides a platform for innovative ideas and businesses to get centre stage.
 Complementary Programmes consist of a series of sponsors and special programmes as side events of the Forum.
 Business Networking Breakfast is a networking event for various industries.
 Gala Dinner is an exclusive dinner in honour of the participants, speakers and partners of the 13th WIEF.
LinkedUp Lounge  is a networking lounge where prearranged meetings between participants are held.
MOCAfest  is an international creative arts showcase featuring film, visual and graphic arts, traditional and modern artistic performances in conjunction with the 13th WIEF.
A-9-1, Level 9, Hampshire Place Office,
157 Hampshire, No 1 Jalan Mayang Sari,
50450 Kuala Lumpur,
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