Auto Bavaria is the Official Vehicle Partner for the UNESCO Forum 2017.
Largest Authorised BMW Dealership Group to support leading forum on social
transformation with 50 BMW vehicles for the use of Government Leaders and
Dignitaries specialising in the field of Social, Human Science and Civil Societies.
Kuala Lumpur, 8 th March 2017 – Auto Bavaria, the largest authorised BMW dealership
group in the country is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the first Management of
Social Transformations (MOST) Forum for the Asia-Pacific region in 2017. The event will
take place from March 14th to March 23rd at the Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
Hosted by the Government of Malaysia through the Ministry of Women, Family and
Community Development and co-organised with the United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) under its Management of Social
Transformations (MOST) programme, the Forum will be officiated by the Prime Minister
of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak.
MOST is UNESCO’s inter-governmental science programme on social transformation
which was created with a view to strengthen the dissemination of knowledge to member
countries by encouraging evidence-informed approaches through sustained dialogue
between researchers and policymakers.
The program works with governments, social and human science communities and civil
societies to improve connections between knowledge and action which is key to positive
The Forum in Malaysia is poised to be the ultimate meeting place for over 150
participants from 75 countries including Government Leaders, Social and Human
Science Communities and Civil Societies.
Themed “Building Inclusive Societies in Asia-Pacific”, the Forum will focus on topics
ranging from ageing, women, and social innovation, among others.
Auto Bavaria will be supporting the event with 50 BMW vehicles which will be utilised by
overseas dignitaries and is the Official Vehicle Partner for the forum.
Speaking at the official announcement ceremony, Managing Director of Sime Darby
Motors Malaysia, Dennis Ho said “As the largest BMW Authorised dealership group in
the country, we are pleased and excited to be given the opportunity to be the official
automotive partner for the MOST Forum 2017 which addresses Social Change.”
The handing over ceremony was held today at the Auto Bavaria showroom at Jalan
Tun Razak which was attended by the Deputer Minister of Women, Family and
Community Development, YB Senator Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun, Auto Bavaria
Managing Director, Jeffrey Gan and Sime Darby Motors Director of Corporate Affairs
Datuk Aishah Ahmad.
Established in 1988, Auto Bavaria, a division of Sime Darby Auto Bavaria Sdn Bhd, is
the largest retail and service organisation for BMW and Motorrad in Malaysia. Auto
Bavaria's nationwide network comprises of five branches, namely Glenmarie, Sungai
Besi, Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru.