KLIMS’18 FLOOR SPACE NEARLY SOLD OUT
WITH 98.5 per cent of event space sold and an extensive list of new vehicles, including seven concept cars, to be displayed, the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2018 (KLIMS’18) is set to be a motoring extravaganza.
Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA), the organiser of the event, said the event space was nearly sold out.
“We have sold almost everything, only 1.5 per cent of space is left out of 15,800 square metres allocated. There are many queries to take part in KLIMS’18,” said MAA president Datuk Aishah Ahmad.
Aishah said the event was expected to generate RM7 million of media exposure.
“The KLIMS’18 advertising and promotion campaign is launched to a minimum RM7 million worth of media exposure, with the support of KLIMS’18 media partners.”
Media channels, such as television, radio, print media, digital and outdoor, were chosen to promote KLIMS’18.
The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Bhd (NSTP) Group, through its two newspapers, Berita Harian and the New Straits Times (NST), is one of the media organisations selected to work with MAA to promote KLIMS’18.
KLIMS’18 is one of the events in the Malaysia’s tourism calendar of events and festivals this year for the motoring extravaganza.
Aishah said: “After a five-year hiatus since the previous KLIMS, automotive industry players are ready to bring Malaysia’s iconic motor show back with exciting exhibits and attractions to capture the attention of motoring enthusiasts and the public.
“KLIMS’18 is the country’s launch pad for new passenger car models, bikes and commercial vehicles. We received confirmation that there will be seven concept cars at the show. Automotive products will also be introduced to visitors at KLIMS’18.”
She added that there would be attractions, including works by universities students, displays of exotic vehicles, the longest limousine in Malaysia and customised art on bikes and vehicles.
KLIMS’18 entrance fee is RM20 for adults on weekdays and RM25 on weekends.
The ticket price for students and children below 12 is RM5. Tickets are available for online purchases at AirAsia Red Tix.
There is a family package of RM40 on weekdays and RM50 on the weekends for a family with up to five children aged 12 and below.
Each online purchase of a KLIMS’18 entrance ticket is entitled to one entry of the fortnightly draws to win AirAsia return flights to Bangkok, Hong Kong, Bali, Taipei, Jakarta and Shanghai.
Every online purchase of the entrance ticket is entitled to the grand draw of AirAsia return flight to Tokyo.
The organiser unveiled a Toyota C-HR, Honda City and Perodua Myvi, which will be the grand prizes for the KLIMS’18 visitors’ lucky draw.
Every paid entrance ticket will be
in the running to win one of the three cars.
KLIMS’18 will be held from Nov 23 to Dec 2 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (Mitec) with the theme “Beyond Mobility”. Opening hours are 11am to 10pm on weekdays and 10am to 10pm on weekends.
Transport Minister Anthony Loke will officiate the opening of KLIMS’18 on Nov 22 at 10am at Mitec.
Three cars, namely a Toyota C-HR, a Honda City and a Perodua Myvi are up for grabs in the KLIMS ‘ 18 visitors lucky draw.
Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik (second from right) with MAA president Datuk Aishah Ahmad(centre), Honda Malaysia chief operation officer Roslan Abdullah (left), Perodua Sales managing director Datuk Dr Zahari Husin (right) and UMW Toyota Motor marketing director Justin Kwan at the press conference.