Genting Malaysia to review its marketing budget

November 8, 2018

Genting Malaysia to review its marketing budget in light of higher taxes for casino licenses

Genting Malaysia Bhd (GENM) will review its marketing expenditure and cost structure to mitigate the impact of the increase in casino licensing fees and casino duties.

In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, the company said it was assessing the full implications of the additional taxes on its operations and would take the “appropriate next course of action”, including the review.

GENM said the Finance Ministry informed it today that the casino license fee would be raised from RM120 million to RM150 million per annum and the casino duties would be revised up to 35 per cent effective January 1, 2019.

 


MARKETING’s CMO Conference Returns with a Stellar Line-Up

Last year’s sold out conference is back! BIGGER, BETTER and with a NEW awards show to celebrate Malaysia’s best marketers.
Now in its 7th year, the Chief Marketing Officers Conference is a gathering of trailblazers in the Malaysian Marketing sphere.
With a bold yet relevant theme of ‘Goodbye Marketing, Hello Engagement’ this year’s conference will bring you up to speed with what’s going on in the Malaysian marketplace.

The change makers who will take the stage on the 16th of November include:

• Damien Crittenden, VP Client Strategy, Xaxis
• Ben Mahmud, Head Strategy, Business Dev, Petronas Dagangan Bhd
• Dato’ Dr.Hussamuddin Hj. Yaacub, Chairman CEO & Group MD, Karangkraf Media Group
• Lim Imun, General Manager-Marketing Munchworld
• Juliana Chua, GM of Marketing, Pavilion KL
• Tai Kam Leong, Head of Branding & Partnership, Maxis
• Rishi Pahwa, Head of Marketing, Wipro Ginvera Marketing Ent Sdn Bhd
• Schrene Goh, Head of Marketing (Global Market) Malaysia Airlines
• Kenny Wong, CMO Sunrise Berhad ….and more!

The 7th Malaysian CMO Conference & Awards
Date:16th November 2018
Venue: The Grand Ballroom, Sime Darby Convention Centre

For further details on the conference and awards visit: www.marketingmagazine.com.my/cmo2018/conference Or contact Amira/Ruby for further details: 03 7726 2588

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The APPIES Malaysia Marketing Awards 2019 open for submission!

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Entry Fee:
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31st March 2019

The Appies Malaysia 2-days Festival:
25th & 26th April 2019 at Eastin Hotel, Petaling Jaya.

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