Kuala Lumpur International Batik (KLIB) Convention & Exhibition 2009
KLIB Convention 2009
Date: 11 - 12th December 2009
Time: 10:30am - 6:00pm
A Convention that will bring speakers and experts from around the world to Kuala Lumpur to share their knowledge and expertise.
KLIB Exibition 2009
Date: 11 - 13th December 2009
Time: 10:30am - 5:00pm
The exhibition is open to the public and trade at all times.
Encouraged by the success of the 2005 and 2007 exhibitions, which showed the incredible potential that batik can realise in this region if not the world, this event is expected to grow significantly in 2009!
Organised by Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia, the inaugural Kuala Lumpur International Batik (KLIB) Convention & Exhibition was held in 2005. With speakers from 15 different countries, that Convention was attended by some 500 people from various fields – artists, designers, students, lecturers, people in the batik and handicrafts industry, batik enthusiasts and aficionados. The Exhibition, which had a wide array of batik fashion and products, had some 10,000 visitors.
The Kuala Lumpur International Batik Convention (or KLIB Convention 2007) is designed to be aniconic event that showcases the multiple dimensions of Batik – art and craft, technique and technology, marketing and business – to the world.
The theme of the Convention, "The Business of Batik", is intentionally wide, allowing for participation from anyone related to the batik craft and industry including the wider areas of textiles and textile production, fashion and marketing, new technology, new trends in textile decoration, new applications as well as batik art history and craft & heritage preservation.
The conference aims to be a platform to:
- - Develop an international network of Batik enthusiasts
- - Foster closer ties among batik producing countries
- - Create a forum for the batik craft and industry around the world
- - Share techniques, innovations technology and marketing strategies for batik craft and industry
- - Focus on the long term relevance, growth, progress and prominence of the batik craft and industry internationally.
In essence, the Convention will exemplify the coming together of the traditional and contemporary aesthetics in Batik art and craft, cutting edge technology and market-driven business strategies for the world to view and share.
For full detail information, please visit KLIB website: http://www.klib.com.my and www.expomal.com/klibHint
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is located in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre, fondly known as KLCC. Designed to be a "city within a city", this 40 hectare (100-acre) site includes the KLCC park and PETRONAS Twin Towers to lend a prestigious address to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.Hint