The Minisitry of State Owned Enterprise of Republic of Indonesia (MSOE), announced on Friday that it will hold Indonesia Business and Development Expo (IBDExpo) 2016 on September 8-11, 2016 in Jakarta Convention Center. This event is organized by National Publishing and News Corporation (NPNC), a consortium of media-focused SOEs consisting of Antara News Agency, Balai Pustaka, National Publishing of Indonesia (PNRI), and PFN.
Themed “SOE, an Agent of Development,” IBDExpo 2016 will be participated by almost all of 118 Indonesian SOEs and ROEs. The event is designed to promote all of the achievements, innovations, and the role of SOEs to the nation, as well as publicly sharing the commitment of SOEs to develop and empower the underserved and underdeveloped regions which is in accordance with the President Jokowi’s Nawacita vision.
The event will include a number of side events such as the corporate exhibition, International Conference, Ministerial Lecture by the Minister of SOE, Rini Soemarno, business matching, SOE Career Opportunity, and Partnership and Community Development Program (PKBL) Pitching. This year’s IBDExpo also presents a number of domestic and international keynote speakers, such as Singapore’s Temasek and ICBC China.
Open to public and free of charge, IBDExpo 2016 will also feature a number of flagship products and innovations of SOEs, such as: the Indonesian military producer, Pindad, that will exhibit firearms and Tank Anoa; PT PAL that will bring their ships; a mock-up of High-speed Train, a project of PT Kereta Cepat Indonesia China; and a flight simulator of PT Dirgantara Indonesia. In addition, the visitors can expect folk art and mini theater playing the films produced by PFN every day during the expo.
IBDExpo 2016 is scheduled to be inaugurated by President Joko Widodo on September 8 2016 and attended by the Ministers of Republic of Indonesia, the legislators, the ambassadors, and a number of the C-suite invitees.