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After a 3-year hiatus, the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show is now back. With the theme “Efficiency in Motion” and the aim to fuel the excitement for automobiles with showcases of cars , the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2013 or KLIMS13, which starts from 15th to 24th November 2013 at the Putra World Trade Centre promises a bigger and more prolific event for both exhibitors and visitors.

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The announcement was made during a launching event at the Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur. The launch event was officiated by Dato’ Sri Mustapa Bin Mohamed, the Minister of International Trade and Industry. Also present at the event were Datuk Aishah Ahmad, President of MAA, Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir, Chairman of Interexpo (M) Sdn Bhd, Datuk Azhar Bin Abd Wahab, Vice President (Manufacturing) of MAA, and Mak Weng Kit, CEO of Interexpo.

This year, Interexpo (M) Sdn Bhd has been appointed as the show manager for KLIMS13. And for that, a signing ceremony between Datuk Aishah Ahmad and Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir has taken place during the event. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Dato’ Sri Mustapa himself.

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According to Datuk Aishah, currently 93% of the exhibition space has already been booked by automakers prior to the official launch. There are two types of exhibition spaces available for participants. The first type is raw space, which can be booked for RM988 per sqm (minimum booking is 18sqm). Raw space is more ideal for exhibitors who wish to incorporate their own concepts and identities as part of their showcase. Another type of exhibition that can be taken up by participants is the ‘Shell Scheme’. This package is rated at RM1,088 per sqm and includes a 12sqm booth with white laminated partition, needle punch carpet, 1 information counter, 2 folding chairs and 2 fluorescent tubes, to name a few.

The 5th edition KLIMS will occupy close to 30,000 square meters of gross exhibition floor with over 150 participating exhibitors. Following the welcoming response from the public during the last event, the organiser is targeting around 330,000 visitors this year.


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