MDEC Young Heroes Summit 2019

The empowerment of 10,00 youths in digital entrepreneurship skills and knowledge is a mutual initiative by the Ministry of Youth & Sports and Malaysia Economy Corporation (MDEC) through the eUsahawan Young Heroes Programme. Everyone who attended enjoyed the fun and intriguing topics discussed.

Close to 2,000 entrepreneurs from across Malaysia was rendezvous at Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Center (MITEC) to celebrate the rise of their achievement as successful young entrepreneurs for this year.

eUsahawan Young Heroes Summit 2019                                                                                               eUsahawan MY / FACEBOOK

Young Heroes Summit 2019 provided the entrepreneurs with multiple opportunities to discover, understand, and engage the digital economy. It is a great platform to extend networking opportunities among each other, meeting and learning from the event’s co-organiser, Facebook and learning more about the latest technology and digital trends for 2020.

eUsahawan Young Heroes Summit 2019 guest row                                                                        eUsahawan MY / FACEBOOK

We felt grateful to be involved in this surrounding with professionals around that come out with fresh knowledge for the entrepreneurs. The day-long event included an announcement that all entrepreneurs who attended the event will be receiving access to a new and easy-to-use video library and editing platform. Provided for free for a limited time by MDEC, this service will roll out in stages in Q1 2020. 

Special invitation for MU DOT MY from MDEC got us thrilled to participate in the conference. It was a serendipitous experience as we can learn, understand, and leverage on the major functions and benefits of being digitised. To date, this programme has trained 20,653 young entrepreneurs. More astounding is how, collectively, this group of newly trained youths managed to record RM52 million in sales generation.

eUsahawan Young Heroes Summit 2019 schedule                                                                       eUsahawan MY / FACEBOOK

Conference Agenda

Panel Session 1                           eUsahawan MY / FACEBOOK

“At its core, the programme is all about empowering youths across the nation with digital entrepreneurship knowledge and skills. This programme, and other initiatives that MDEC has in place, provide Malaysians with the right insights on how they can thrive in the digital economy. Ultimately, we want to digitally enable and empower Malaysians through ecosystem initiatives like eUsahawan and this event,” said Surina Shukri, CEO of MDEC, small- and medium-sized entrepreneurs (SMEs). 

The eUsahawan Young Heroes Bootcamp, launched in 2019, is designed especially for Malaysians and country’s youths. This platform provides continuous advancement of digital marketing skills.

Panel Session 1                           eUsahawan MY / FACEBOOK

Morning Conference

Keynote 1 by Dato’ Suriani Ahmad                                                                                                                           eUsahawan MY / FACEBOOK

“We are always supportive of any initiatives that encourage digital adoption amongst microentrepreneurs in Malaysia. The eUsahawan programme is in line with the government’s aspiration to spur entrepreneurship and accelerate the digital economy. By working with global industry players, this initiative opens up important prospects by introducing in-demand digital skills that range from marketing, content creation, and social media engagement. This ensures these young entrepreneurs are provided with the right digital skill sets. This will expand the development of a capable and digital-savvy talent pipeline that can help propel local businesses to the regional and global stages,” said Dato’ Suriani Ahmad, Secretary-General, Communications and Multimedia Ministry, Malaysia. 

Keynote 2 & Launching by YB Syed Saddiq                                                                                                             eUsahawan MY / FACEBOOK

“The Youth and Sports Ministry has been taking proactive steps to develop comprehensive programmes that accelerate innovation, enhance talent skills, and hone latent skill potential of the youths. Case in point, this eUsahawan Young Heroes initiative is one of the key platforms we are focused on,” said Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Minister of Youth and Sports Malaysia.

Sharing Session 3 by Nicole Tan                                                                                                                           eUsahawan MY / FACEBOOK

“We recognise that SMEs are the backbone of the nation’s economy and we are committed to support initiatives like KBS-MDEC’s eUsahawan Young Heroes Programme in helping SMEs grow and contribute to the country’s digital economy,” said Nicole Tan, Country Director of Facebook Malaysia. “Today, we are pleased to jointly celebrate the success of these young heroes that the programme produced. We will continue to invest in initiatives that will help SMEs build digital skills, encourage digital adoption, and scaling education to more businesses”, she added.

Using chat or messaging to buy and sell online is a very common behaviour pattern now in Southern Asia. This trend, known as Conversational Commerce (CC) is a consumer behaviour with two factors. First, it engages conversation influence – the process of having an online chat with a brand or seller to purchase or post-sale. After that, it leads into Conversational Transaction – a process where buyers place or confirm a final order over social messaging applications or on the chat system inside eCommerce websites. 

Afternoon Conference

Facebook has launched an online campaign – Commerce In The Era of Conversation to help businesses get to know customer expectations in Southeast Asia and beyond. This is another step from Facebook for businesses create and deliver effective and meaningful conversations with consumer. 

With the complemented of knowledge and skills in digital marketing, these entrepreneurs are one step forward to gain additional sales growth by accessing the online marketplace.

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Jom Latih Seminar 2019

Jom Latih Seminar acts as one of the platform for Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) to engage with its registered employers in providing them with the latest insights and updates on HRDF, a platform to network and exchange of ideas.

The seminar also serves as a platform to provide business matching opportunities between HRDF’s registered training providers and registered employers through the exhibition booth where training providers can showcase their training programmes to HRDF’s registered employers.

The seminar was launched at Berjaya Times Square Hotel on 22 October 2019 with the theme ‘Accelerating Learning’.

MY HRDF at Jom Latih Seminar 2019                                                                                                                   MY HRDF / Facebook

It was a fruitful experience as Jom Latih Seminar provided exposure to connect and engage with professionals as well as provide feedbacks and recommendation to HRDF. This aims to elevate training passion amongst registered employers and training providers with fresh knowledge updates that busy professionals can learn on the go.

Chief Executive of HRDF, Mr. Elanjelian Venugopal                                                                                     MY HRDF / Facebook

All were warmly welcomed with the opening speech by Chief Executive of PSMB, Mr. Elanjelian Venugopal. He said in line with the launching of the new frameworks, Jom Latih Seminar is being held to ensure employers keep abreast with the latest products and services of HRDF, with participation from a variety of companies. He also noted that “HRDF is targeting to train more than a million local employees this year (2019).”

Contestable Training Market Framework

Launching Ceremony of Contestable Training Market Framework                                                             MY HRDF / Facebook

Moving forward, HRDF officially launch ceremony of Contestable Training Market Framework to ensure continuous improvement of HRDF’s training courses and initiatives through a structured evaluation mechanism that can assist in making learning and development more effective and efficient.

MU DOT MY at Jom Latih Seminar

MU DOT MY PLT team at Jom Latih Seminar
MU DOT MY PLT team at Jom Latih Seminar
MU DOT MY PLT team at Jom Latih Seminar

There were human resources managers shown an immerse interest at our booth on e-Learning especially ModernLMS that improve learning engagements among employees. MU DOT MY PLT joined this event as an exhibitor and intended to attend future events such as these in order to strive for continuous support of collaborative learning and education. 

Our main objective is to create an easy understanding of valuable e-Learning platforms to all companies and learning centres in Malaysia. We are equipped with experienced trainers that transform the business to implement digitalisation and improved practices on e-Learning applications with interactive teaching and learning approaches.

Learn what is ModernLMS and unravel advantages of fully customised custom LMS based on World No. 1 LMS engine.

Exabytes Internet Marketing Summit 2019

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Exabytes Internet Marketing Summit 2019 (EIMS 2019) will be held on 8 August 2019 at MaGIC Cyberjaya. This event is targeting more than 1000 attendees and 35 speakers from digital marketing industry.

EIMS 2019 provides a great platform for you to meet the digital marketing experts, gain experience in terms of Digital Marketing and keep you up to date on the cutting-edge marketing trends, tools, platforms, and technologies.

EIMS 2019 Schedule

Three track of programmes will be on-going concurrently on 8 August 2019. Attendees are allowed to choose their favourite speaking sessions to join. 

Our trainer, Sam will be speaking at EIMS 2019 with the topic “Building website with WordPress drag and drop page builder” at 3.20p.m. (Workshop 1).

Why attend EIMS 2019?

Seize the opportunity

Join this event to connect with the eCommerce experts and learn more strategies and solutions, to establish stronger online presence in local and internationally.

Inspirational keynotes

All presentations go through a vigorous review process to make sure they are entertaining, informative and with concrete takeaways that you can put into action as soon as you’re back at work.

Quality, not quantity

Great care is taken to ensure that every single attendee is selected for their relevance, influence and seniority in the industry. Think no recruiters, no media, no trainees, instead, it’s a gathering of the leading executives that matter.

Meet partners

Who knows you might find a right business partner to grow your eCommerce business? Access to exhibition floor to network with the industry peers, to exchange solutions and create possible collaborations.

EIMS 2019 Sponsors

Every year, EIMS have been supported by many sponsors and partners including MU DOT MY PLT. This time, we will take part as a Gold Partner. 

We'll be There!

Besides speaking at EIMS 2019, we also join this event as an exhibitor. Please feel free to visit our booth to get to know more about our Marketing Training (Google Ads, Google Analytics, SEO and MarketPlace) and get swag items from us!

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Exabytes eCommerce Conference 2019


Exabytes eCommerce Conference (EEC) 2019 was successfully organised by Exabytes Network Sdn. Bhd. on 27 June 2019 at MaGIC, Cyberjaya. Many leading brands and eCommerce players join this event for networking, learn and get inspired. EEC 2019 gathered eCommerce players, marketing and technology professionals to focus on the latest trends and the future of eCommerce. There were multiple features for the attendees, professionals, exhibitor for possible collaboration & partnership. 

Key speakers

Chan Kee Siak, Founder & CEO of Exabytes Group starts the main conference with the topic of “Grow global with digital economy”. Then followed by 29 speakers from a local and international business owner who shared their thoughts and minds about the trending topics, eCommerce Strategy 2019 through presentations, panel discussions and workshops.  

Chan Kee Siak CEO Exabytes at EEC 2019
Photo credit: Exabytes

EEC 2019 Crowd

Nearly 800 participants crowded the event venue to learn, network and expand their horizons. EEC 2019 scheduled with many new trending topics and new speakers. Besides, there were 28 exhibitors who presented to the attendees various latest eCommerce tools.

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Crowds in MaGIC, Cyberjaya
Attendees in a workshop
EEC networking lounge
EEC VVIP private lounge

This event comprised of few agendas; Main Conference, Workshop and Networking. Attendees were making EEC 2019 at most. All angles were crowded with people including the main conference, workshop room and networking lounge. 

Sponsors and Partners EEC 2019

Many sponsors and partners collaborating in this event including MU DOT MY PLT. In this eCommerce event, we took part as a Silver Sponsor. As an ICT training provider, we provide WordPress eCommerce Training. During the event, we offered training registration promotion. For those who missed out this opportunity, you still can get 10% off training registration fee, valid till 31 December 2019. Scroll down to get the code!

See more photos of EEC 2019!

What's Next?

Exabytes will be organizing another conference, Exabytes Internet Marketing Summit (EIMS) which will be held on 8th August 2019. EIMS 2019 is targeting for more attendees to be in MaGIC Cyberjaya. We will be there and our speaker will give a talk on WordPress. See you there!

Register for WordPress eCommerce Training Today

Use coupon code EEC201910 and get 10% off. Valid until 31 December 2019.


Alibaba Technology Program at Hangzhou, China

Sam from MU DOT MY PLT was among the other Malaysian business leaders selected to join Alibaba Technology Program

Alibaba Netpreneur Program was held from 23 March –  03 April 2019 at Alibaba’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China. This 10 days program involving 44 entrepreneurs and business leaders from Malaysia who were selected by Alibaba Business School from 200++ individuals. This program was a joint venture between Alibaba Business School, Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), and SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp. Malaysia). Malaysia is the first Asian country that initiate the Alibaba Netpreneur Training Program. 

Cai NIao, Alibaba's new age logistics using robots in the Warehouse
Eiffini, one of China's top fashion brand company using IoT and technology to improve the manufacturing

Digital Business Operation System

Introducing to Alibaba Business Operation System, the entrepreneurs and business leaders were shown a big picture of digital economy development in China and how the business paradigm shift.

The program continued with bringing the participants to walk through the digital economy and digital infrastructure of Alibaba development.

There are several specialised platforms and infrastructures used by the Chinese multinational conglomerate in empowering the economy to global competitiveness.

Visit to Jack Ma first office
Sam and Alibaba's partner
Sam with one of Alibaba's Partner
Sam at Alibaba Museum
Business Hackathon
Digital City Experience

Inclusive Development

Welcoming the participants with a site visit to rural eCommerce, eCommerce education and local eCommerce ecosystem company, it showed that China eCommerce users keep increasingly occurs in rural and inland regions. In fact, China leads the world to eCommerce and have proven with the world largest eCommerce market. China rural consumers nowadays using their mobile phones to access the internet and make purchases online. 

Site visit to Hangzhou Normal University

Malaysia Towards Digital Economy Development

During the program, there was a session where the entrepreneurs and business leaders shared their ideas in improving their businesses through the Business Hackathon session. Every team brainstormed to come out with the best business ideas.

This was a great opportunity for us at MU DOT MY PLT to learn new technology advancement and futuristic thinking. We are always strive our best to bring the best technology for you. 

EIMS Conference 2018

Exabytes Internet Marketing Summit 2018 – the 5th grand scale of digital marketing summit was organised by Exabytes Network. It has been organised since 2015 and has brought together 35 digital marketing experts and gurus who shared on their insight and knowledge on marketing trends.


EIMS 2018 was held on 9 August 2018 at the MaGIC Cyberjaya and attended by 800 participants, including owners, entrepreneurs, digital marketing specialist, marketing directors, digital and social media marketers to learning, exchanging views and knowledge in the numerous interactive sessions.

The event was divided into two different stages, the main stage is focusing on presentation and sharing while the workshop stage focusing on hands-on learning.


MU DOT MY PLT joined EIMS 2018 as one of the 19 exhibitors and partners along with MOLPay, iPay88, Mynic, LWE, TIME, Printcious, Gift, Goody25, fonebud, Niche studio, PayHalal, Skytomato and Inspiren. Our trainer, Sam Suresh is one of the lineup speakers for EIMS. Sam is the senior technology instructor at MU DOT MY PLT with over 6 years of WordPress teaching experience. Check out Sam Suresh’s profile in EIMS 2008.


For more details about EIMS 2018, check out official website here.

MDEC Acquired MU DOT MY PLT’s training modules

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn Bhd (abbreviated as MDEC) previously has required MU DOT MY PLT’s MARKETPLACE MODULE (3 Levels) to be available in 2 Languages, English and Bahasa Melayu.

The module explains what Digital Analytics is.

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Level 1: Google Analytics Beginner modules.

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Level 2 : Google Analytics Intermediate modules.

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Level 3 : Google Analytics Advanced modules.

Besides, MU DOT MY PLT’s training modules will be used by MDEC to recruit IT trainers in the coming years. It will also be used in the public institutions throughout Malaysia.