Promoting Women & Entrepreneurship at WE R.O.C.K Day


Promoting Women & Entrepreneurship at WE R.O.C.K Day


George Town, Penang (22 Sept 2016) – Women who are aspiring to start their own business or women who are already in business will discover plenty of resources, opportunities, connections and knowledge at the upcoming women entrepreneurship showcase titled WE R.O.C.K Day to be held at Iconic Hotel at Bukit Mertajam on 1 October.

(WE R.O.C.K is an acronym which stands for Women Entrepreneur Resources, Opportunities, Connections and Knowledge.)

Deputy Chief Minister 1, YB Dato’ Haji Mohd Rashid bin Hasnon, is scheduled to officiate this event.

Other guests-of-honour at our event are:

YB Chong Eng (State Exco for Penang Youth, Sports, Women, Family and Community Development)
YB Steven Sim (MP for Bukit Mertajam)
Yg Bhg Dato Maimunah Mohd Sharif (Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai president)

Organized by WomenBizSENSE, a women entrepreneur association known for promoting entrepreneurship in Penang, this showcase is unique in that it allows women to explore resources and opportunities in starting, managing or growing a business.

The 10am to 5pm event is filled with educational topics such as e-commerce, business growth and franchising. We have guest speakers from Kuala Lumpur such as Sofia Leong Abdullah, an expert on franchising and Maresa Ng, CEO of ActionCOACH Spark Activators, among the fastest growing business coaching firms in Malaysia.

Visitors will also get to visit 50 exhibitors’ booths owned by women entrepreneurs.

Business and women organisations such as IWFCI (International Women Federation of Commerce & Industry), JCI Pearl, BNI (Business Network International), NAWEM (National Association of Women Entrepreneurs Malaysia) and the Indonesian Consulate will be exhibiting too.

Visitors can participate in fun games to win seats at upcoming business workshops, get goodie bags and have a chance to win some RM10,000 worth of exclusive prizes offered up in the Grand Draw.

Platinum sponsors for this event are ActionCOACH and Nova Mulia Development while Silver sponsors are Human Nature Malaysia, City Wellness Pharmacy and Penang Women Development Corporation. Other sponsors include IMPAR, Iconic Hotel and Redbox Studio.

This event is FREE and open to men and women.

For details, contact Mardilyn King (012 734 7283), visit and pre-register for an exclusive door gift at

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About WomenBizSENSE

WomenBizSENSE is a women entrepreneur association based in Penang. We aim to bring together women of different ages and backgrounds to encourage, learn and share with each other as they grow their businesses.

Press release contact: Mardilyn King 012 734 7283

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