MDEC to kick-off month-long Malaysia Tech Month 2020 this week

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) will kick-off a month-long Malaysia Tech Month 2020 (MTM 2020) on 10 November 2020.

MTM 2020 will showcase the nation’s robust and versatile digital and technology ecosystem and success of its innovative companies.

Focusing on demands and opportunities in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), MTM 2020 – MDEC’s capstone event – aims to reinforce Malaysia’s position as a first-mover for the digital economy and Heart of Digital ASEAN.

MTM 2020’s has curated a line-up of world-class speakers and programmes aimed to attract start-ups; entrepreneurs; corporate organisations; government stakeholders; small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs); and both local and foreign tech sector leadership.

​​“The MTM 2020 will act as the overarching umbrella platform for all digital and tech industry events in November and this includes marque events that MDEC is organising and other tie-in programmes from ecosystem partners,” said Raymond Siva, CMO of MDEC. “The end-goal for MTM 2020 is to fortify the rising confidence in Malaysia as a compelling digital and tech investment hub for the region.”

Some of the main highlights of MTM 2020 is during the Opening Conference which will kick off on 10-11 November and featuring keynote speakers Randi Zuckerberg, former Head of Marketing, Zuckerberg Media; Alexander Stubb, former Finland Prime Minister and Vice President of European Investment Bank; and Harry D. Moseley, Global CIO of ZOOM.

Many of Malaysia’s tech ecosystem leaders will also be taking the virtual stage during this two-day event, including Patrick Grove, Co-Founder and Group CEO of Catcha Group; Stephanie Sitt, Co-Founder and CEO of Inmagine; Kamarul Muhamed, Founder and CEO of Aerodyne Group; Joel Tay, Soft Space CEO. 

Other international level programmes include Digital Investment Summit, MyDroneTech Festival, TechFest LIVE! Road to WCIT Malaysia and DataKITA.Pulse conference. 

Further details on MTM2020 can be found at, while those keen on registering for the virtual events can do so at

MARKETING Magazine is not responsible for the content of external sites.

The APPIES is an annual event that presents a rare opportunity for creative, media, digital and marketing agencies or brands to present their best campaigns to the industry.

This is the only event where Live Presentations meets Live Judging.

Similar to TED Talks, The APPIES is the chance for great presenters with outstanding work to show it off to some of the industry’s most important industry leaders.

This year’s winners will receive Gold, Silver or Bronze trophies for 21 categories, and 6 special Best of Best categories (red trophies) that require no submissions!

Campaign entries must have run between June 2023 to May 2024

Submissions Deadline
30th June 2024

APPIES Festival – Judging & Presentations
11th – 12th July 2024 (Malaysia)


Download Event PDF
Submit Entries Here

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates in the marketing and advertising scene