Trailing in the success of its Kuala Lumpur counterpart, the Mingling Night held in Ipoh, Perak pulled all the stops to entertain and impress its guests. More than 80 people comprising of some of the country’s biggest developers and event sponsors flocked to Rewine Wine & Dine in Greentown, Ipoh on 31st March for an evening of food, drinks, and conversation.
The guests included representatives from Andaman Group, Sunway Property, Taiko Properties, Team Keris Berhad, Hua Yang Berhad, among others. Also present was Real Estate and Housing Developers Association Malaysia (REHDA) Perak branch Chairman, Tony Khoo Boon Chuan.
Once the guests had arrived and settled in, iProperty. com Malaysia’s General Manager of Consumer Marketing and Brand Management, Jonathan Adams kicked off the night’s merriments with a brief welcoming note. He followed this up with a presentation of the findings of the Asia Property Market Sentiment Survey for H1 2016.
One of the interesting kernels of information he shared regarding the results was – even though the property market is still recovering from the various iProperty.com Malaysia hosted its first ever Perak Mingling Night where some of the real estate bigwigs enjoyed the chance to network while wining and dining cooling measures, the introduction of the GST, current political and economic climate, weakening Ringgit and stringent bank regulations; the majority of Malaysians are still interested in purchasing properties. One of the challenges faced by them is that it is harder to qualify for home loans.
Next to take the stage was iProperty.com Malaysia’s General Manager for Media & Developer Sales, Jennifer Adams, who gave a short presentation titled “ Audience Extension using Facebook and Google”.
This was followed by a sumptuous buffet, where guests happily tucked into an array of mouth-watering dishes. Not long after, attendees stood a chance to win some exciting lucky draw prizes sponsored by Pecol, which included eco-friendly Pecol merchandise such as water heaters and heat pumps.
All in all, it was a night of great fun and we look forward to the next edition!
This article was first published in the iProperty.com Malaysia June 2016 Magazine. Get your copy from selected news stands or view the magazine online for free at www.iproperty.com.my/magazine. Better yet, order a discounted subscription by putting in your details in the form below!