Top 10 Promising Young Event Planners in Malaysia

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Event planners play an important role in ensuring that events turn out exciting and memorable regardless of whether they are kid parties, weddings, corporate or gala dinners. Their creative and professional touch need to be spot on to win the praise and patronage of clients. In this issue, Top 10 of Malaysia shares its list of top 10 event planners in Malaysia whose creativity and attention to details have earned them a place in the hearts and minds of many a customer for the successful events that they have executed.

Denise Tan, May Teh, May Ong & Steven Chan, Founders of Sumo Eleven Sdn Bhd

 Sumo Eleven Sdn Bhd 

May Teh, May Ong, Denise Tan and Steven Chan are the founders of Sumo Eleven Sdn Bhd, believe that it is vital to develop good relationships with clients in order to have successful event campaigns. Their primary focus was for the company to set up practical events, brand campaigns and engage in other creative concepts that are unique. Sumo Eleven has won several awards both locally and regionally. Its achievement has garnered the trust of brands and organisations such as Martell, Mercedes-Benz, Chivas Regal, British High Commission and TGV Cinemas.

Dindran Kumar, Founder of Ice Cream Events (M) Sdn Bhd
Shannon Gomez, Founder of Ice Cream Events (M) Sdn Bhd
Herain Kumar, Founder of Ice Cream Events (M) Sdn Bhd

Ice Cream Events (M) Sdn Bhd

Ice Cream Events, formed in 2009, was started by its 3 founders, Dindran Kumar, Herain Kumar and Shannon Gomez as they are passionate in exploring various types of events based on creativity. The company has created the most exciting and successful events for their clients and the events cover conceptualised build-ups to exciting treasure hunts, glamorous gala events and even stately company functions. Among its clients are Berjaya Times Square, Public Bank, ECM Libra, British High Commission, Quill and Arachem.

Lane Ho & Patricia Chan, Founders of MY Wedding Planner

MY Wedding Planner

MY Wedding Planner, established in 2010, provides wedding planning and consultation services. Its founders are Patricia Chan and Lane Ho, a certified wedding and event designer and they started this company in 2005. Realising that every wedding is unique and there are the elements of both fantasy and reality, Patricia and her team ensure that creativity, integrity, reliability, vitality, peace and environmental awareness are well taken care of to bring the dream wedding to life. This agency has completed many memorable weddings for couples from different countries, races and cultures based on their style and preferences.

Shaun Kam, Founder of Latitude 5 Production

Latitude 5 Production

Latitude Five Production, also known as L5, was set up in Penang in 2012. Its diverse services cover marketing and promotional events like exhibitions and roadshows, corporate events such as conferences and gala dinners, intimate events like weddings and house warming, and special events in the likes of parties and festive celebrations. It has its wings spread across all major cities of the country and in the region to take care of the local co-ordination and management as well as providing services in Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia. Some of its milestones include the 38th Asean Glass Conference Grand Opening Ceremony, AMD Penang Team Building, Da Ma Cai Charity Night, Valiram Annual Dinner and Astro events.

 

Zebra Square

Zebra Square is a creative event agency that provides its own space for events. It believes that life’s important moments is all about celebrating and creating beautiful memories. Its dynamic venues could be adapted for occasions such as wedding receptions, corporate dinners and even private birthday parties. It has successfully organised and launched grand events covering banquet to theater-style seating arrangements, stand-up receptions or cocktail parties. Its team comprises visual artists, interior decorators, set builders, AV and IT professionals. To date, Zebra Square has also successfully managed wedding events for different races with good reviews and feedback on the venue and the delicious food that it provides.

Andrew Anthony, Founder of Define International Sdn Bhd

Define International Sdn Bhd

Andrew Anthony, the founder of Define International Sdn Bhd, has over 3,000 clients to his name. The company has won numerous awards including being an ISO Certified Company and having UKAS ISO 9001/2008 status. It covers events such as annual dinners, conferences and exhibitions, family days and carnivals, festive events, treasure hunts, team buildings, sporting events, roadshows and gala dinners. Among other milestones achieved were the TOUCH Campaign, IMAX Cinema Launch in Penang, Activating Google, UICH 2014 Kuala Lumpur, M3nergy Ship Launching and IMAX Cinema Launch at Sunway.

Jonathan Seevaratnam, CEO of Jiggee Asia

Jiggee Asia

Jiggee Asia was established in 2001 and is a leading independent full-service event management agency with branches in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. It manages public and private business or pleasure events regardless of the number of attendees. Having over 16 years’ experience in event management with around 500 clients, Jiggee has executed special events, launches, gala dinners, conferences, exhibitions and private soirées for Coca-Cola, Allianz, United Overseas Bank, Deloitte, AirAsia, Ernst & Young, Microsoft Pfizer and Nissan.

Kennie Chong, CEO of Genio Sdn Bhd

 Genio Sdn Bhd      

Genio Sdn Bhd was established in 2004 and this award-winning integrated event management and production company is well known in delivering outstanding events in Malaysia and across Asia. It is also recognised for producing some of the largest, most sophisticated, innovative and memorable events for world leading brands and individuals. Among its services are corporate dinners, road shows, exhibitions, product launches, theme parties, concerts, fashion shows, internal conferences, awards presentations, opening ceremonies, family day, sports carnival, sales campaign with promotion and team building.

Grace Lee, Managing Director of Milestone Production Sdn Bhd

Milestone Production Sdn Bhd

Milestone Production Sdn Bhd is an award-winning event Management Company in Malaysia. With 15 years of experience in this industry, it provides consultation and services for events locally and internationally which covers event management, integrated marketing services and show production. It is also a proud recipient of the Excellence in Experiential Event Marketing and Excellence in Integrated Marketing (B2B) Gold Award 2014, Excellence in Public Relations and Excellence in Sponsorship Activation Bronze Award 2015 and the Excellence Brand Award at the 15th Asia Pacific International Entrepreneur Excellence Award 2016.

Laverne Chee, Founder of The Party Project-

The Party Project

The Party Project Malaysia is one of the best stress-free party-planners in Malaysia. Laverne Chee, founder of the Party Project and also a wedding planner from The Wedding Project, is known for planning elaborate themed parties for her clients. Her team is also involved in providing customised services for the organising of festive celebrations that include birthday parties and baby showers. This event planner is a suitable go-to for parents who would like to shower their kids with a memorable and fun birthday celebration.