TEDxKL Adventure:APW Tour


We want to invite you for the “APW Tour” in collaboration with Art Printing Works!

Exclusively for TEDxKL 2016: Resonance ticket holders, this tour allows you to take a peek into the recent and ongoing developments in APW.

This one-hour tour around the grounds will include a brief presentation by APW CEO, Ee Soon Wei and will be followed by a walkthrough in the pocket parks (an initiative with ThinkCity), BookMark, The Royal Press workshop, UpperCase and the event space. The details of the tour are as follows:

Date: 29th July 2016 (Friday)

Time: 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Venue: Art Printing Works (APW)

Address: 29, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

(*Note: It is advisable to wear covered flat shoes for the tour).

About APW

Art Printing Works was first established in 1965 as a commercial printing plant. It is currently undergoing a transformation phase to become a creative campus that will house new businesses and startups, all while hosting a multitude of events including art exhibitions and cycling community meetups.

About Ee Soon Wei

Soon Wei is the CEO of APW, an industrial space in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. At APW, he is rolling out ambitious plans to revive the site, which involves transforming the old commercial printing factory into an urban creative campus.

Being a speaker at TEDxKL 2013, Soon Wei shared his mission to revive and enliven The Royal Press, a printing company founded in 1938 by Ee Lay Swee. This family patriarch is a heritage letterpress printing house in Malacca.
Soon Wei currently manages TRP Heritage Sdn Bhd that oversees its revival to transform into a living museum. He wants to pass on the traditions of this amazing method, as well as preserve their precious family history.

Note: Given that this is a strictly exclusive event for TEDxKL 2016 ticket holders, all attendees will be vetted and would be issued confirmation email. If you haven’t gotten yourself a ticket, please do head on over to: tedxkl2016.peatix.com.

For inquiries or further details, please email us at: info@tedxkl.com.

Thank you

Team for TEDxKL 2016: Resonance

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