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ENGINEER & MARVEX 2023: Shaping ASEAN's Future Through Innovation, Collaboration, and Sustainability

The trade show brings the next engineering revolution to the region, as a premier marketplace for exchange and acquisition of transformational technology through collaborations and partnerships

KUALA KUMPUR, 6 September, 2023 – The highly anticipated ENGINEER an event of IEM Convention and MARVEX 2023 exhibition takes centre stage from 6 – 9 September 2023 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. This premier trade show jointly organised by C.I.S, The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) and Malaysian Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Association (MACRA) marks its second year with an aim to catalyse economic integration, facilitate market access and promote Environmental, Social and Governance initiatives throughout the ASEAN region.

Experiencing Exponential Growth

ENGINEER and MARVEX 2023, twice as big as its inaugural debut last year, is poised to become a pivotal platform driving technological transformation and collaboration. This year's event showcases the undeniable influence of exhibitions in fostering innovation and progress, particularly in the fields of Mechanical & Electrical (M&E) and Civil and Structural (C&S) engineering and Air Conditioning, Mechanical Ventilation & Refrigeration (ACMV&R).

A Remarkable Growth Journey

Building upon the success of its inaugural edition last year, ENGINEER and MARVEX 2023 aims even higher. With more than 160 exhibitors and over 200 participating brands from more than 10 countries, the event is expected to draw in 10,000 visitors over the four days.

The event will host eight symposiums and concurrent conferences as well as 40 talk sessions spanning over 100 hours of learning, led by a diverse panel of 120 local and international speakers, to establish Malaysia’s Largest Engineering Symposium and Conferences held concurrently.

A Business Gateway to ASEAN Engineering and ACMV&R

Supported by over 30 government ministries, agencies and industry associations both locally and internationally, ENGINEER and MARVEX 2023 has solidified its status as the premier exhibition in the region.

ESG Initiatives at the Heart

ENGINEER and MARVEX 2023 places a spotlight on the key pillars of engineering, which include M&E, C&S and ACMV&R. Particularly noteworthy is the emphasis on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives.

The initiatives showcased stand as a testament to the unwavering commitment of its participants which include the esteemed Associations (IEM and MACRA) and ESG Initiative Partners such as Delta Electronics Int’l (Singapore) Pte. Ltd who also serves as a Strategic Partner; Schneider Electric (Industries) Malaysia Sdn Bhd; ETEX Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Allied Environmental Consultants Malaysia Sdn Bhd. This collective dedication exemplifies the drive to embrace ESG principles and foster collaboration, with the ultimate goal of shaping a sustainable future.

Celebrating Excellence and Inspiring Change

The ENGINEER and MARVEX Excellence Awards 2023 will commend exceptional contributions across diverse categories. A panel of industry experts will evaluate product integrity, rewarding innovation and technology in the products and solutions that drive industry advancement and growth.

Unifying Progress

ENGINEER and MARVEX 2023 embody the industry’s dynamic, resilient and innovative spirit. As professionals from various sectors gather, the event offers a unique opportunity to steer progress, stimulate transformation and change, and uplift the engineering, construction and built environment industries to create a united marketplace for the ASEAN Region.

Professional Development Hours and Points

Registered Professional Engineers, Inspector of Works and Contractors affiliated with BEM and CIDB will earn BEM CPD Hours and CIDB CCD Points through participation in selected ENGINEER and MARVEX Power Talks.

Experience Innovation and Win Prizes

Visitors exploring the exhibition and engaging in talks stand the chance to win an air purifier, courtesy of American Air Filter Manufacturing Sdn Bhd through the Visit and Win and Survey Giveaway, as well as from Medklinn International Sdn Bhd during the Power Talk Industry and ESG Giveaway. Immerse in the event's dynamic atmosphere, gain insights, and potentially take home some valuable prizes that contribute to a healthier and sustainable future.

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An event held under the umbrella of IEM Convention, ENGINEER is Malaysia’s 2nd Engineering Exhibition & Conference held across four days in a multi-pronged hybrid exhibition platform focusing on the key technical divisions of Mechanical & Electrical, Civil & Structural Engineering.

Jointly organised by The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) and C.I.S, the exhibition aims to elevate the engineering industry in Malaysia and across the region by gathering engineering professionals and trade visitors to gain insights into cutting-edge solutions and advanced engineering technologies; network and collaborate with participating exhibitors. Taking place simultaneously at ENGINEER is the concurrent exhibition — MARVEX.


MARVEX – The Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration & Ventilation Expo is a premier business and trade event for the primary source of ACMV & R stakeholders while providing a unique platform for the growth and development of the industry in this region.

Showcasing three major pillars: Air-Conditioning, Mechanical Ventilation and Refrigeration, the exhibition is jointly organised by MACRA and C.I.S where MARVEX will be an annual trade exhibition that will gather industry suppliers, traders, and specifiers to build new partnerships to discover the latest innovations and optimise their business opportunities regionally. MARVEX is held concurrently with ENGINEER.

About IEM

The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) was established in 1959 with the primary function to promote and advance the science and profession of engineering in any, or all its disciplines, and to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas related to engineering.

IEM has strived to introduce the achievements of Malaysian engineering at various platforms all over the world. The organisation was admitted as a member of the Commonwealth Engineers Council (CEC) in 1962 and since then, it has been participating actively in international bodies.

IEM is a member of the World Federation of Engineering Organisation (WFEO) and the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Islamic Countries (FEIIC). In addition, IEM currently hosts the Secretariat of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO), the ASEAN Engineer Register (AER), the Federation of Engineering Institutions Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP), and it is also the local Register for the APEC/EMF International Engineer Register.


Malaysian Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Association (MACRA) was established in year 2000 to represent the ACMV & R industry. Its main objective is to establish and provide an accountable platform for the enhancement of Technology and Business in the field of ACMV & R, with the currently growing regional recognitions.

MACRA actively represents the industry by conducting dialogues with government agencies and providing training programmes to industry players.

With members consisting of various sectors such as spare parts, equipment suppliers, system manufacturers, consultants, contractors, installers, retailers and academicians, etc., the numbers are expected to continue growing in tandem with the size of the ACMV & R industry.

Along with strong collaboration and working relationship with its counterpart associations in the South East Asia region, MACRA is improving standards and cross border requirements to unify the ACMV & R industry stakeholders, as well as business networking regionally.

About C.I.S Network Sdn Bhd

C.I.S was established as a regional trade and lifestyle exhibition organiser based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The acronym of its name stems from Concept, Innovation, and Strategy. Its vision is to deliver its commitment to its clients through a shared vision and strategic partnerships in creating high-powered, multi-pronged exhibitions.

The company continues to build a strong reputation in the Business Events - BE (MICE) industry to organise flagship, trade and lifestyle exhibitions in Malaysia such as ARCHIDEX, HOMEDEC, RiX, AGExpo, ITEX, ENGINEER, MARVEX, and ARCH:ID and HOMEDEC in Indonesia


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