Lnoppen hosted South East Asia Auto Summit where it provided an opportunity for both domestic and international experts and industry leaders to come together to network and establish new relationships that will assist in the development in the automotive sector in Indonesia and around South East Asia.
Indonesia as a major producer and market of the automotive is perceived to have a brighter future for various reasons. With increase in the purchasing power of citizens, Indonesia has a great potential to be the largest market of automobiles. Indonesia also shows a promising future as a crucial manufacturing hub of the automotive industry. And considering AFTA, Indonesia together with ASEAN countries will be the fastest growing market for automobiles.
This Summit was marked with the presence of noted speakers such as Mr. Jongkie Sugiarto, Co-Chairman, The Association of Indonesia Automotive Industries (GAIKINDO), Mr. Leigh Wilmott, Senior Business Development Manager - ASEAN Automotive, Australian Trade Commission, Mr. Raswari, Chairman, Indonesian Professional Engineer Association (Persatuan Insinyur Profesional Indonesia), Mr. Joko Wiyono, Managing Director, Qasa Consulting, Mr. Gunadi Sindhuwinata, Commissioner of Indomobil Group & President of IATO- Indonesia, Mr. Gunther Scherz, President Director, Proton Edar, and Mr. Henry Xia, Sales Director, JAC Commercial Vehicles.
The conference also presented the latest cutting edge engineering design and manufacturing technology offering efficiency in the production process. The sessions highlighted various views on the importance of South East Asia as fast growing market of automobile. The conference was aimed at providing the latest updates and future outlook on the development of the automotive industry in the South East Asia region.
This Summit provided the delegates with various networking sessions to discuss and exchange their views and information, one-to-one business meetings where the manufacturers could meet the top leaders and potential clients, workshops, panel discussions and an opportunity to showcase latest equipment and technology.