[Kuala Lumpur, May 30] – Edmund Araga, President of the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP), participated in the highly anticipated EMA 2023 CEO Business Luncheon held on May 30, 2023, in Kuala Lumpur. The E-Mobility Asia (EMA) event, recognized as Southeast Asia’s ultimate platform for the electric vehicle industry, showcased cutting-edge electromobility offerings and unrivaled opportunities. This engagement served as a significant step towards the forthcoming Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit, scheduled to take place on October 19-21, 2023, at the SMX Convention Center in the Philippines.
EMA 2023 encompassed a diverse range of activities, including an international exhibition, conference, seminar, and business meetings. The event focused on highlighting the latest technologies and solutions within the Electric Vehicle (EV) sector, covering automotive variants, charging infrastructure, battery technology, energy storage, logistics, and system providers, among others. EMA brought together industry experts, advisors, architects, OEM leaders, power companies, venture capitalists, and more, fostering a dynamic environment for networking and collaboration.
The recent EMA 2023 CEO Business Luncheon, held on May 30, 2023, welcomed 150 esteemed guests from 97 companies. Notable participants included strategic partners such as the Electric Vehicle Association of Malaysia (EVAM) and supporting associations from the Asian Federation of Electric Vehicle Associations (AFEVA), including the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP), the Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand (EVAT), the Indonesian Electric Vehicle Industry Association (PERIKLINDO), and the ESG Association of Malaysia (ESGAM). Representatives from the Malaysia Automotive Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) and the Ministry of Investment, Trade, and Industry (MITI) were also in attendance, alongside local media outlets in Malaysia. This diverse gathering of industry leaders and enthusiasts created a vibrant atmosphere for networking and knowledge exchange.
Edmund Araga’s participation in the EMA 2023 CEO Business Luncheon highlighted EVAP’s dedication to advancing the electric vehicle industry in the Philippines. By engaging in influential gatherings, EVAP seeks to establish strategic alliances, exchange insights, and learn from regional and global leaders in the EV sector. The luncheon provided a valuable opportunity for collaboration and exploration of innovative solutions that will shape the future of e-mobility in Southeast Asia.
“The EMA 2023 CEO Business Luncheon served as an outstanding platform for industry leaders and stakeholders to connect, exchange ideas, and foster partnerships that will propel the electric vehicle industry forward,” expressed Edmund Araga, President of EVAP. “As the President of EVAP, I am privileged to represent the Philippines and contribute to the advancement of e-mobility in Southeast Asia. We are fully committed to working hand in hand with regional and international partners to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles and build a sustainable future.”
EVAP remains steadfast in its mission to promote and develop the electric vehicle industry in the Philippines. Participation in events like EMA 2023 exemplifies the association’s dedication to advocating for sustainable transportation solutions, fostering collaboration with industry stakeholders, and championing the benefits of e-mobility for a greener and more efficient future. As EVAP prepares for the highly anticipated Philippine Electric Vehicle Summit on October 19-21, 2023, at the SMX Convention Center, this engagement marks a pivotal step towards showcasing the Philippines’ commitment to driving the growth and development of the electric vehicle industry.