CelcomDigi guides SMEs to digitalise their business at the MY5G SME Digital Workshop 2023

  • Upcoming workshops to be held in Nov in Sabah & Dec in Kedah
  • Designed to equip participants with tools, skills to digitalise business

Afizulazha Abdullah, CelcomDigi chief enterprise business officer (centre), alongside panel speakers at CelcomDigi's MY5G SME Digital Workshop 2023 in Kota Bharu

CelcomDigi Berhad launched its first MY5G SME Digital Workshop series in Kota Bharu, Kelantan. This workshop programme is designed to offer micro and small enterprises the opportunity to learn about and identify suitable technologies and digital solutions for them to start their digital journey especially with the nationwide rollout of 5G connectivity.

Held in collaboration with SME Corp, Astro, Lazada, TikTok Shop, Kumpulan Siti Khadijah, Touch 'n Go eWallet and WarongKu, the MY5G SME Digital workshop is a hands-on programme aimed at equipping participants with relevant tools and skills to take the first step in digitalising their business, the telco stated.

Additionally, it mentioned that local business owners and enterprises can gain insights and experiences from the success stories and tips shared by the programme partners.

During the inaugural workshop in Kota Bharu, Padzilah Enda Sulaiman, founder of Siti Khadijah, and Mohammad Munzir Aminuddin, group CEO of Kumpulan Siti Khadijah, shared their experiences in digitalising their businesses and how it has brought them to their current success. 

The panel of speakers also covered various topics to assist micro and small enterprises in their digitalisation journey, including financing, managing and operating an online business, enhancing brand presence in the online space, engaging customers through social media, and introducing e-commerce.

Afizulazha Abdullah, chief enterprise business officer of CelcomDigi’s who launched the MY5G SME Digital Workshop 2023 emphasised that it is no longer a question of local entrepreneurs should digitalise their business but rather how they can do it swiftly to enhance competitiveness, productivity, and efficiency.

He stated, "CelcomDigi believes that digitalisation can unlock numerous opportunities for Malaysian micro and small-medium enterprises, propelling them ahead in both local and global markets. With 5G connectivity now available across Malaysia, businesses should swiftly leverage this technology and its features to innovate and establish a robust presence in digital marketplaces. As their trusted digital partner, we are committed to ensuring that no one is left behind. We will continue to assist them in transforming their businesses by providing guidance across all aspects of digital empowerment  through initiatives like the MY5G SME Digital Workshop."

The MY5G SME Digital Workshop is part of the CelcomDigi MY5G Series, which encompasses a three-part MY5G CEO Roundtable programme, and an upcoming larger-scale 5G business conference and tech showcase in Kuala Lumpur, open to Corporate Malaysia and large SMEs. This initiative reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to assist businesses in realising the advantages of digitalisation, as well as 5G adoption and applications.

The next MY5G SME Digital Workshop 2023 is scheduled for November in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and December in Alor Setar, Kedah.


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