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Myanmar is an exciting emerging market located in a critical and rapidly changing part of the world. The National League for Democracy (NLD)'s landslide victory in November 2015 election was a major step forward for Myanmar's political and economic future.


As a recently opened market, there are opportunities in various sectors. At the same time, the market currently presents multiple and complex challenges for companies. A reason for Bencham PRD to explore the potential of Myanmar.


Explore trip price:

  • members : 170 US$
  • non-members : 200 US$

( excluding flight and hotel)


For registration or more information, please contact prd@bencham.org.



Tuesday evening : arrival


Wednesday

  • Welcome by the European Chamber of Commerce, EuroCham

The explore trip starts with a welcome of the EuroCham Myanmar. The chamber will inform the participants about the business climate and the services the chamber can offer.

  • presentation by FIT ( Flanders Invest and Trade)

Introduction of FIT in Yangon and the services they can provide to companies.

  • Lunch Danuphyu Daw Saw Yee Myanma Restaurant

Ask locals where to eat Burmese food in central Yangon and they'll most likely point you in the direction of this long standing shophouse restaurant. Bencham stops here for a quick lunch.

  • Visit of the company Rent2Own

Rent2Own is the first company in Myanmar offering a flexible rental service to help prospective buyers acquire a motorcycle. Providing tailored options to those in need of transportation, but lacking the means to buy in one go. Their main focus is helping entrepreneurs, often farmers, to buy the motorcycles they need to generate income and grow their business.

  • Introduction to doing business in Myanmar by The Dutch Embassy

Deputy ambassador Huub Buise will give a presentation on the business climate from a political angle followed by a networking drink at their premises.

  • Dinner: Shan Kitchen for a taste of real Burmese cuisine. Bencham PRD finish the day with a dinner at Shan Kitchen.


Thursday

  • Visit BDH Azie B.V.

BDH Azie B.V. is a joint venture between Belgabroed and De Heus Animal Nutrition. The aim of this partnership is to improve food security and rural incomes in Myanmar through the introduction of improved farming practices, resulting in lower cost prices and productivity gains in corn and poultry farming.

  • Lunch : Dagon Kyaw

A must try authentic Burmese seafood restaurant when you visit Yangon.

If you want to get away from the busy Yangon and experience the outskirts with the locals this is your place. The menu have plenty of choices with rare seafood that you may never taste before. Very fresh ingredients served by trained staff with a smile.

  • Company visit to BSK

BSK Fashion Development is a handbag, backpack and wallet supplier. They supply bags to retail chains and brands all over the world. With two 100% owned factories in China and in Myanmar they can meet almost every customers demand.

  • Dinner : Le planteur.

Widely considered the best restaurant in Yangon. Don't let the name fool you; this is not at all just a French restaurant. Le planteur offers a very creative and advanced cuisine, born from the creativity of the Chef, inspired by both France and Myanmar. Prepare for a culinary delight.(drinks not included in the event price)


Friday


One can't leave Yangon without a proper sight seeing tour !

  • Half a day sight seeing tour

Pick up from your hotel at 08:00 am and proceed to Shwedagon Pagoda, have been built over 2,600 years ago, its golden stupa is the national Landmark of Golden Land Myanmar. It is always full of local people praying and make offerings, and a fascinating place to spend time watching the world go by. Our guide will show you around the pagoda complex with many temples, stupas and statues.

10:00 am next to 70 meter long Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda giant reclining Buddha which is equal to the high of six storey building.


11:00 am transfer to downtown Yangon. visit Yangon City Hall, Independence Monument, Mahabandoola Park and many colonial buildings such as the former Immigration Department, High Court, New Law Courts, Custom House, General Post Office and ends at Strand Hotel, built by the Sarkies brothers in 1901.


  • lunch at Feel Myanmar Food

This sophisticated jungle-shack restaurant is reminiscent of a north Myanmar house. It's a superb place to get your fingers dirty experimenting with the huge range of tasty Burmese dishes, which are laid out in little trays that you just can point to. It's very popular at lunchtime so a perfect spot to end the Bencham PRD explore trip.

  • Return to China



Recommended Hotels


Rose Garden Hotel Yangon

www.theroseyangon.com


This unique luxury property offers authentic Myanmar style along with cutting-edge technologies and the latest international-standard facilities and services. The Rose Garden Hotel in Yangon features an elegant lobby, a gourmet restaurant, a stylish bar, and five floors of exceptionally well equipped, beautifully decorated guestrooms.


Room rates: $99 - 150


171 Upper Pansodan, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

info@theroseyangon.com


Classique Inn

https://www.classique-inn.com/classic-rooms.php


From the moment you step into "The Classique Inn", you will bask in the warmth of a traditional Myanmar family's sincere and kind welcoming while at the same time, getting the chance to witness time-honored Myanmar artifacts, paintings and sculptures scattered throughout the vicinity of the house.

A tropical garden bordered by two Colonial Style buildings with the main building being a 2-storey edifice, and the other 3-storey structure with 8 and 3 guest rooms respectively, making a total of 11 rooms will await you once you set foot into our establishment, together with a resting terrace where you may sit down for a little while to enjoy the astonishingly green view.


Room rates : $50-$80


No. 53 B, Shwe Taung Kyar Street (Golden Valley Road), Bahan township, Yangon, Myanmar.

info@classique-inn.com


Savoy hotel,

https://www.savoy-myanmar.com/


Founded in 1995, the Savoy Hotel is one of Yangon's most beautiful heritage boutique hotels. The Savoy is perfectly situated, just moments from the awe inspiring Shwedagon Pagoda & the nearby Peoples Park , in a quiet and leafy residential area of Yangon, making it the perfect base for a relaxing stay. Savoy is centrally located in the city making it ideal for business traveller and tourist alike. All 30 deluxe rooms, including our six suites, effortlessly combine traditional heritage elements with beautiful Myanmar antiques, locally woven fabrics & teak furniture whilst our recently modernised bathrooms are spacious and well equipped with modern amenities. Our courtyard pool & lounge area are protected from the afternoon sun, and outside noise, by lush and verdant trees, making the Savoy Hotel a silent oasis.


Room rates :$ 295


129, Dhammazedi Road, Yangon, Myanmar

reservation@savoy-myanmar.com

Location

Myanmar (Burma)
Yangon, Myanmar

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