The Gig Economy


Malaysia is no stranger to the gig economy. In recent years, freelancers have become a major force in the country’s workforce. And as more and more businesses move online, the freelance economy is only expected to grow.

There are a number of reasons why the freelance economy is booming in Malaysia. For one, there’s a large pool of talent to choose from. Malaysia has a young population that is well-educated and skilled. Additionally, many Malaysians are fluent in English, which makes them attractive to international clients.

Another reason for the growth of the freelance economy is the low cost of living in Malaysia. This makes it an attractive destination for digital nomads and freelance professionals from all over the world.

If you’re thinking of freelance in Malaysia, there are a few things you should know. First, it’s important to have a strong online presence. This means having a professional website and social media profiles. Additionally, you’ll need to be able to market your skills and services effectively.

There are a number of ways to find work as a freelancer in Malaysia via available online platforms and can also find work by networking with other professionals in your field.

The gig economy is booming in Malaysia, and it shows no signs of slowing down. If you’re looking for an opportunity to freelance, this is the place to be. With a large pool of talented workers and a low cost of living, Malaysia is an ideal destination for freelance professionals.

So what are you waiting for? Start your freelance career today!

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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)


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