15th Consumer Fair set for next year


A CONTRACT signing ceremony was held yesterday between D’Sunlit Sdn Bhd and a number of event and activity partners for the return of the 15th edition of the highly-popular Consumer Fair (CF15). The fair is organised by D’Sunlit Sdn Bhd in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources (MIPR).

Signing on behalf of D’Sunlit was Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman bin Pengiran Haji Damit, Advisor of D’Sunlit Sdn Bhd, and witnessed by Christopher Chee, General Manager of D’Sunlit Sdn Bhd, while the event and activity partners were each represented by senior staff members.

The CF15 will be held from January 28 to February 1, 2015 at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Berakas between 10am and 10pm. Shuttle buses will run between the fair and the parking lot of the Indoor Stadium, Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex.

The CF15 will house around 430 booths of quality vendors offering a wide array of products and services from Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates and many more.

Interesting activities are also being planned for the fair, including a unique theme park, a lucky draws with great prizes, and entertainment activities especially for children. Visit www.bruneiconsumerfair.com for more details on the CF15.

The fair began in 2008 to promote a wide range of products from Brunei and other countries at exclusive special offers. The event also features diverse activities to entertain visitors of all ages.

Initially an annual event, its huge popularity amongst visitors and participants has resulted in it now being held twice a year, with the second fair billed as the “Asean Consumer Fair” as it prominently showcases products and services from Asean member states.

The fair has proved to be an effective springboard for local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in launching and promoting their products as well as building their brands and business networks to reach new markets.

Among the event partners at the signing ceremony yesterday were Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) which will be displaying CF15-related messages in its January 2015 credit card statements, sending push notifications to BIBD mobile app users and sending CF15-related messages via BIBD social media channels.

Brunei Press Sdn Bhd as the Exclusive Print Media Supporter will provide newspaper advertisements and press releases.

Oregon Systems will provide complimentary CCTV services to display the on-going activities at the event.

D’Sunlit Sdn Bhd also signed an agreement with IBIC Sdn Bhd for the supply of drinking water.

Among the activity partners are Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital, Braun On Sdn Bhd, Firemix Enterprise, Ho Ta Company, Kingston Beverage, Magiclee Enterprise and Syarikat Perniagaan Malar Setia.