Global Trade Development Week 2014

Kuala Lumpur, 31st March – 2nd April

Global Corporate Real Estate Leaders Summit is a unique opportunity to meet Governments, IPA’s, Free Trade Zones, Developer’s & Trade Leaders to assist your corporate location decisions. The programme shares macro national & regional perspectives, capabilities, incentives & opportunities for your corporate real estate strategies. As part of Global Trade Development Week this leaders summit runs concurrently with ‘The 4th Global Free Trade & Special Economic Zones Summit’ + ‘The Global Trade Finance & Industrial Development Summits’ giving you access to the latest insights directly from representatives of over 60 nations www.kwglobaltrade.com

WHAT’S ON THE PROGRAMME

March 31st

Day 1 Morning: Ministers & Trade Leaders Opening Ceremony & Plenary Session – Networking with all participants attending all 3 Major Trade Summits this is your opportunity to meet Governments, IPA’s & Trade Leaders to assist your strategic corporate location decisions.

Day 1 Afternoon: Global Corporate Real Estate Outlook and Trends – Convergence of Leadership, Sustainability, Innovation and Technology

Day 1 Afternoon: Expanding and Investing in emerging markets hotspots – Part One (Case Studies from : China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines) April 1st

Day 2 Morning: Expanding and Investing in emerging markets hotspots – Part Two ( Case Studies from : Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, South Africa )

Day 2 Morning: Overcoming the challenges of land acquisition, negotiating and structuring of leasing deals to drive a favourable and productive real estate portfolio

Day 2 Afternoon: Transforming the Corporate Real Estate strategy through the use of innovative technologies to gain and sustain competiveness , optimize efficiencies and lower operating costs

Day 2 Afternoon: Driving the growth of Corporate Real Estate through innovation and differentiation to stay relevant, profitable and competitive during the current economic climate

APRIL 2nd – POST SUMMIT WORKSHOP: MANAGING A GLOBAL REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE PORTFOLIO AND STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS

Part One:

  • Sizing the Portfolio – Analyzing and right-sizing the real estate portfolio to support corporate strategy
  • Strategic Planning – Balancing the demand for and the supply of corporate space
  • Implementing Space Efficiency and Utilization practices
  • Examining Portfolio Metrics to drive efficiencies

Part Two:

  • Operating a value-driven Portfolio
  • Lean ,Mean, and Green- Innovative and creative strategies to be “green “with existing resources
  • Turning Expenses into PR Assets
  • Case Study

 

WORKSHOP LEADER: DAN HOFFMAN Principal

Dan is a 30 year industry veteran who has led real estate, facilities and workplace services for technology giants including Google, Apple and NetApp. Dan will lead the workshop detailing how to create and manage a profitable real estate portfolio. He will share his expertise and provide insight into how he has driven operational excellence that delivers innovative and sustainable workplaces and high employee and customer satisfaction