Celebrating Success: MRA’s 41st Anniversary Neon Night Dinner Shines Bright

December 7, 2023, Author: Admin
MRA 41st Anniversary Dinner

18 November 2023

The Malaysia Retailers Association (MRA) celebrated its 41st anniversary with a spectacular dinner held at the prestigious One World Hotel on November 10, 2023. With the theme “Neon Night”, the event was a grand success, bringing together 1800 enthusiastic attendees.

A Night of Electrifying Neon:
The evening unfolded as a testament to the vibrant spirit of MRA and its longstanding commitment to fostering collaboration and camaraderie within the retail community. With an electrifying neon backdrop for the celebration, setting the stage into a vibrant canvas of neon colours, for an unforgettable night.

Diverse and Influential Attendees:
The event drew a diverse crowd, with attendees representing the rich tapestry of the retail industry. MRA members, business associates, suppliers, fellow retailers, government officers and members of related associations converged to celebrate the association’s four decades of accomplishments and shared commitment to the growth of the retail sector.

Strategic Initiatives & Partnership Unveiled:
Amidst the entertainment and celebration, the Neon Night Dinner served as the backdrop for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and the official launch of the MRA Retail Certification Programme. In a ground breaking partnership with the Asia-Pacific Retail Academy (APRA), MRA pledged to elevate industry standards and empower retailers with a comprehensive certification program designed to enhance professionalism and excellence within the retail sector.

Entertainment Extravaganza:
The 41st anniversary dinner featured an array of captivating performances that delighted the audience. From live music to mesmerizing dance routines, the entertainment showcased the talent and dynamism of the Shang Sister. Attendees were also treated to the comedian’s act of Douglas Lim, adding a layer of laughter and joy to the neon-lit atmosphere, creating an unforgettable entertainment experience that resonated with the diverse audience.

Culinary Delights:
The sumptuous spread of dishes was a fitting accompaniment to the festive mood, that delighted the taste buds of the attendees. The celebratory atmosphere and overall enjoyment was further enhanced by the exuberant interactions and networking opportunities provided throughout the evening.

Lucky Draws and Prizes:
Adding an extra layer of excitement, the event featured an abundance of lucky draws. Attendees eagerly anticipated the chance to win fabulous prizes generously sponsored by various contributors. The announcements of the lucky draw winners were met with cheers and applause, contributing to the joyous and celebratory vibe of the evening.

Expressing Gratitude:
As the night unfolded, the Malaysia Retailers Association took a moment to express heartfelt gratitude to all attendees for their unwavering support over the past 41 years. The strong presence of 1800 participants reflected the unity and strength of the retail community in Malaysia. The presence of government officers underscored the collaborative effort between the public and private sectors in driving the industry forward, recognizing the pivotal role each party has played in the success and vibrancy of the retail sector.

Acknowledging Sponsors:
The success of the 41st anniversary dinner would not have been possible without the generous support of sponsors. MRA extended sincere thanks to all sponsors, recognizing their invaluable contributions that transformed the event into a resounding success.

Our Generous Sponsors:
1. Active Fit Sdn Bhd
2. Adidas Malaysia Sdn Bhd
3. A.D. Trends Sdn Bhd
4. Aeon Co (M) Bhd
5. Amorepacific Malaysia Sdn Bhd
6. Amorepacific Malaysia Sdn Bhd – Sulwhasoo
7. Anakku Sdn Bhd
8. Coca-Cola Refreshments (M) Sdn Bhd
9. Coty Int Malaysia Sdn Bhd
10. Courts (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
11. Durban Corporation SdnBhd
12. Econsave Cash & Carry (PD) Sdn Bhd
13. Estee Lauder Malaysia Sdn Bhd
14. GCH Retail (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
15. Giordano (M) Sdn Bhd
16. Healthy World Lifestyle Sdn Bhd
17. Hwa Thong Bags Industries Sdn Bhd
18. KOSE (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
19. LPS Tropicana Life Sdn Bhd
20. Luxasia (M) Sdn Bhd
21. Miroza Leather (M) Sdn Bhd
22. One World Hotel
23. Q&M Exports Sdn Bhd
24. Shiseido Malaysia Sdn Bhd
25. Sogo (K.L.) Department Store Sdn Bhd
26. Sunshine Wholesale Mart Sdn Bhd
27. Tenmoku Pottery Sdn Bhd
28. The Vida World Sdn Bhd
29. Transmarco Concepts Sdn Bhd

In closing, the 41st anniversary dinner stands as a testament to the achievements and collaborative spirit of the Malaysia Retailers Association. The evening not only celebrated the association’s remarkable journey but also laid the foundation for continued growth and collaboration within the dynamic retail landscape. Here’s to many more years of success and camaraderie for the MRA and its dedicated retail community.


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