Malaysia SME Announced Its First S.M.E (Small Mission Enterprise) Sitcom Will Be Aired on NTV7 ~ an Entrepreneurship Insight

David Ng, Melvyn Ho, Tan Sek Kee, Wayne Lim,  Douglas Lim,  Adibah Noor, Ash Nair, Indi Nadarajah, Alvin Wong, Ruzana Ibrahim, Baki Zainal & Chelsia Ng

Do you want to know how those SME (Small Medium Enterprise) in Malaysia struggle in order to sustain and succeed in this challenging business environment? If yes, you might want to follow this new S.M.E Sitcom that inject with humor on NTV7…  

The right connections might get you places, but its perseverance and determination that gets a thriving new business off the ground. It is definitely not easy to start a business. You bound to face lots and lots of challenges and difficulties especially for Small Medium Enterprise (SME). SME is actually the back bone of Malaysia economy because more than 50% of Malaysia’s businesses are actually SME.

Therefore, Malaysia SME has decided to take a light-hearted approach by announcing its first ever a 13 episodes production SME Sitcom entitled Small Mission Enterprise (S.M.E). S.M.E surmises the principals and technicalities involved in starting a business and injects some humour in the mix with hopes of providing a platform to encourage others to follow suit in realising their dreams.

The first episode will be aired on NTV 7 on October 4 
and subsequently be aired every Thursday at 9pm
It's family entertainment that the whole family can enjoy and learn from.

Welcome Speech by Wayne Lim, Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia SME

The event was graced by John William Xavier, chief executive officer of The Big Rajah Food Caterers and Y. Bhg. Dato Nelson Kwok, founder of Nelson’s Franchise (M) Sdn Bhd who each gave their own inspiring account on the challenges they had gone through as entrepreneurs thus creating a strong connection to the objective of “Small Mission Enterprise” (S.M.E).

Y. Bhg. Dato Nelson Kwok, founder of Nelson’s Franchise (M) Sdn Bhd and
John William Xavier, Chief Executive Officer of The Big Rajah Food Caterers

The casts headlined by Baki Zainal, Ash Nair, Alvin Wong, Ruzana Ibrahim, Adibah Noor, Indi Nadarajah and the delectable Chelsia Ng. Directed by comedian Douglas Lim, it has the makings of a rib-tickling affair even as it looks to create awareness of the various stumbling-blocks encountered by entrepreneurs from all walks of life.  

1st Row: Adibah Noor, Douglas Lim, Wayne Lim, Indi Nadarajah
2nd Row: Alvin Wong, Baki Zainal, Ash Nair, Ruzana Ibrahim, Chelsia Ng

The 1st SME Sitcom program where the story revolves around 3 young Malaysians come to grips with their entrepreneurship journey & make changes to their life; Mohan (Ash Nair) trying to improve & expand his family stationary business, Zam (Baki Zainal) “one leg kick” running a tailoring shop owned by his Auntie and Jose (Alvin Wong) newly jobless Salesman opening his own pastry cafĂ©. 

The show will highlight these three (3) young modern & happy go-lucky men who about to go through live changing journey of their entrepreneur career path. Also portrayed are the various challenges confronting a typical like SME business in such a hilarious manner thus giving the audience a “Real like Situation” of the journey embarked by Mohan, Zam and Jose.   

 Adibah Noor,Indi Nadarajah, Ash Nair, Baki Zainal, Alvin Wong, Ruzana Ibrahim & Chelsia Ng

The occasion also saw Wayne Lim, CEO of MALAYSIA SME™ inviting representatives from DHL Express (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Canon Marketing Malaysia Sdn Bhd, AXA Affin General Insurance Berhad to give their insights towards the collaboration of the sitcom production.

 Wayne Lim with DHL Express (M) Sdn Bhd, Canon Marketing Malaysia Sdn Bhd, AXA Affin General Insurance Bhd

Every week, the sitcom unfolds different thematic plots that will present different dilemmas faced in business and possible solutions available for SMEs.  This again is so representative of the realities of the current lifestyle of the young entrepreneurs living a world of endless opportunities & challenges.

The various weekly themes twine around the central theme of “comedy, friendship & the never give up spirit”, a proven successful draw for audience of all ages.  The show overall will not only provide a better understanding about SMEs to the public but to spark the fire of entrepreneurship as well. 

Looking forward for S.M.E Small Mission Enterprise official media premiere on 
12th Sept, 2012

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