The ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs Forum (AYEF)  2019 is an inaugural programme in Sarawak, Malaysia  that aims to gather  hundreds of young entrepreneur all over ASEAN to establish informative dialogue. This Forum brings together forward thinking and high aspiration ASEAN youths to speak and discuss on matters concerning social innovation in this era. Focusing on current issues, finding alternative solutions, developing opportunity and pave ways for the next generation.

AYEF2019, a program by the Committee for ASEAN Youth Cooperation (CAYC), Koperasi Belia Inovasi Sarawak (KOBIS) and Sarawak Entrepreneur Association with the support of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia and Sarawak State Government.


14th to 18th November in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.


Below are the key program highlights:


   i. Forum

The Forum will highlight the topics related to Digital entrepreneurship and the role of youth as a global citizen in the potential to raise global income levels, improve skills and empowering ASEAN youth economically and socially. The forum focus on 4 topics

  1.  Capitalizing Socia Innovation for Meaningful Impact
  2. Strengthening Ties Through Digital Economy
  3. Understanding Youth, Millennials Market
  4. Harmonizing ASEAN in the Age of Distruption


   ii. Industry visit

Visit companies/organisations and get insight of on the internal working environment of the company and to understand challenges that organisations face in the business world.


   iii. Gala Dinner

Showcase the achievements and recap of the programme, awarding ceremony to 10 young entrepreneurs and to experience glimpse of Malaysia through culture performance


   iv. TEDx international

TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. TEDx believe passionately in the power of ideas t change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. TEDx brings the spirit of TED’s mission of ideas worth spreading to local communities around the globe. TEDx are organized by curious individuals who seek to discover ideas and spark conversations in their own community.