Join us in Phnom Penh, Cambodia April 24-26

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>> Pricing and What it includes <<

Early registration Price:  $1,440

Registration after March 1: $1,800

Companion Price: $1,000

Your Registration includes…

  • All General Session lectures, site visits and networking events;
  • All Special Sessions, one-on-ones, and scheduled due diligence tours;
  • Your registration price also includes a first night Welcome Reception Boat Cruise on the Mekong River with full buffet and open bar;
  • You’ll receive a free breakfast each morning from the Sofitel Hotel… enjoy sponsored lunches and dinners… private consultations with Chris and Mark, and much more…

Our Cambodia: Boots on the Ground Meet Up will be based from the Sofitel, Phnom Penh, a 5-star business hotel. You’ll enjoy free wi-fi, daily breakfast buffet, gym, pool and sauna facilities. We have blocked rooms for the Meet Up at the Sofitel, however you are free to stay at any hotel you prefer.

Dates and Times

The Meet Up Begins:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from 9:00-9:00 PM, including the Welcome Reception Boat Cruise.

Meet Up Sessions:  Thursday and Friday all day.

Meet Up Ends:  Friday, April 26 at 9 PM.  But there is also an option for an extended excursion to Siem Reap and Angkor Watt. You must contact us personally to set this up.

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Yes! Please immediately register me for the Cambodia: Boots on the Ground Meet Up in Phnom Penh, April 24-26, 2013!. I understand that attendance is limited and the time left to register is running out. However, by registering now, I am guaranteed spot at this exclusive event.

All meals and ground transportation for the duration of the event are included in the registration fee, which is $1,800. Reserve your spot and make your payment now by CLICKING HERE.

Finally, I know that there is a special “Companion Price.” I can bring a second person with me — spouse, friend, business partner… whomever — at a steep discount from the regular registration price. Details are on the Payment Page.

Refund requests are subject to a $250 cancellation penalty between March 24th – April 15, 2013. Thereafter, conference registration is non-refundable.

What you can expect…

This is a small, intensive networking event designed to encourage maximum participation and get you up-to-speed quickly on the opportunities available to foreign investors in Cambodia.

You won’t be subjected to “canned” podium presentations filled with a bunch of information you could find on Wikipedia. This is a workshop-style event where you will actually be visiting the CEO’s and entrepreneurs at their facilities and seeing their operations first-hand.

We will hear from:

Mr. Rami B. Sharaf
Country manager of RMA Cambodia group of companies

Mr. Sharaf will speak to us at RMA Cambodia’s offices in Phnom Penh. RMA entered the market in 1992 as a provider of dedicated system solutions for commercial and non-commercial enterprises in the sectors of automotive, power generation, heavy equipment, agricultural & industrial equipment, car rental and food franchise management.

Through its different subsidiaries, RMA Cambodia exclusively represents and manages prestigious, world-class brands such as Ford Motor Company, JCB, Kohler, The Pizza Company, Swensen’s and Europcar. The company continues to build its portfolio of brand and service offerings.

Mr. Sharaf joined RMA Cambodia in 2009. He has extensive frontier markets experience, having operated in Israel, Palestinian territories, Jordan, Iraq and Pakistan.

Bretton G. Sciaroni
Senior Partner, Sciaroni & Associates

Mr. Sciaroni has served as Legal Adviser to the Royal Government of Cambodia since 1996, a position which has the rank of Minister.

Mr. Sciaroni is a founding governor and has served as Chairman of AmCham since 1996. He also serves as Chairman of the International Business Chamber. In addition, Mr. Sciaroni is Co-Chairman of the Working Group on Law, Tax and Good Governance, one of the mechanisms for private sector dialogue with the Royal Government. He has served in this capacity since 2000, along with his Co-Chairman, Deputy Prime Minister Keat Chhon, the Minister of Economy and Finance.

Mr. Sciaroni obtained his law degree from UCLA and is a member of the District of Columbia Bar. He has lived and worked in Cambodia since 1993, making him the longest serving foreign lawyer in the country.

Thomas Hugger
Fund Manager, Leopard Asia Frontier Fund, and Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer for Leopard Capital

Mr. Hugger has spent 27 years in private banking, where he specialized in managing portfolios of listed and unlisted equity investments. Prior to Leopard he was Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management at LGT Bank, Hong Kong. Earlier he held investment positions at LGT Bank in Zurich and Bank Julius Baer in Zurich and Hong Kong.

Mr. Hugger is a CFIA – (Federal) Certified Financial Analyst and Investment Adviser – in Switzerland, and a Certified EFFAS (European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies) Financial Analyst. He is fluent in English and German and has a working knowledge of French.

Eiichiro So
CEO, Phnom Penh Securities

We’ll receive a presentation and have the opportunity to open an account with Phnom Penh Securities PLC, one of the seven securities firms licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia. PPS is presently one of the largest and fastest growing securities firms in Cambodia. They offer a variety of financial services ranging from underwriting, broker/dealer, investment advisory, investment trust, investment group and securities transfer agent.

They work with the top 10 financial services firms in the world, including Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch.

Hong Sokhour
CEO, Cambodia Securities Exchange Co.

We’ll travel to the 25th floor of Phnom Penh’s tallest office building to visit the Cambodia Securities Exchange Co. (CSX), Cambodia’s stock exchange! The CSX is a joint venture with Korea Exchange Inc. (KOSPI), the operator of the Seoul bourse.

Daniel Mitchell
CEO and Managing Director of SRP International Group Ltd.

SRP International is an investment, and advisory firm focused on developing opportunities in the emerging markets of Asia.

Mr. Mitchell has over 19 years of business experience in Asia in the areas of international finance, business planning, and program management in the automotive, aviation, general manufacturing, timber, agriculture and renewable energy sectors.

From November 2008 through November 2012, Mr Mitchell served as the CEO of Grandis Timber Ltd., A Cambodian joint venture co-founded by SRP International Group and Capricorn Forest Fund K/S of Denmark. Utilizing Danish and Swedish pension fund capital, the operation was developed from a start-up into a leading plantation development, recognized for high financial returns and development of the best practices in the areas of social responsibility and environmental sustainability through its innovative approaches.

SRP International Group maintains a consulting and advisory practice, focused in the areas of strategic and business planning, emerging market investment and business development, and corporate social responsibility, strategic planning and implementation.

Sung Bonna
President and CEO, Bonna Realty

Established in September of 1999, Bonna Realty Group has been a leader in the dramatic transition of Cambodia’s real estate market. They work with both domestic and international investors.

Mr. Sung Bonna, President and CEO of the company started off with one motorbike and a small office space with one desk. Today he oversees one of Cambodia’s most successful real estate firms.

The firm specializes in property valuation, research, property consultancy and property management. They also own commercial real estate in Phnom Penh.

And more… Including:

  • A local office of an international accounting firm;
  • Several local entrepreneurs, including Mr. Laurence Karatau, the General Manager of Orange River Silk;
  • Management of Kingdom Breweries… and more.

Not to mention your fellow attendees, who are always good folks to meet and network with. In our Mongolia Meet Up we had a few fund managers and family office managers, a couple of tech entrepreneurs, a physicist, and even an ex-CIA operative! You never know who you’ll strike up a conversation with.

You’ll be treated to 3 days and 3 nights of personalized, one-on-one interactions with the professionals making things happen on the ground in Cambodia. We pick up your ground transportation, meals and all related activities, including an opening night river dinner cruise with open bar, a tour and BBQ at Kingdom Breweries and a few surprises.

This special event is first-come-first-served, and space is limited to only 35 delegates. The program is geared toward institutional and sophisticated investors looking to conduct on-the-ground due diligence and risk assessment. However, it’s also suitable for those just wanting to get their feet wet in a frontier market and discover new opportunities.

The attendance fee for this event is $1,800. Reserve your spot and make your payment now by CLICKING HERE.

We look forward to meeting you in Phnom Penh!

– Mark and Chris

“Cambodia possesses now the rights to look far into the future and everything for making a future construction is waiting for the Cambodian’s own efforts.” – Hun Sen

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