Jakarta Business Networkers

Every Tuesday and Thursday

Make the right connections and grow your business over breakfast. At Jakarta Business Networkers (JBN), all attendees are encouraged to help others by exchanging referrals and introducing them to their target audience. JBN is all about helping you grow your business. Promote your business, personal brand or portfolio each week to the rest of the attendees and explain to the group the type of referrals you would like to receive. JBN professional networking sessions are from 7-8.30am every Tuesday at Sapori Deli, Fairmont Jakarta, and Thursday at Mercantile Athletic Club, WTC, Sudirman. RSVP:

The Jakarta Bridge Club
Every Tuesday and Friday

The Jakarta Bridge Club invites expat communities across Jakarta to join a networking session every Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 12 pm. Participants get to have pleasant and convivial moments in which they can share and exchange information among expats at three to five tables. The networking event will take place at Die Stube Restaurant on Jalan Kemang Raya. Visitors and partners are welcome to join. For more information please contact Ernah at 0818686999.


Indonesian Fashion and Craft Expo

19-23 July 2017

Indonesian Fashion and Craft Expo (Indocaraft) invites visitors to witness the latest trends in lifestyle and fashion industries. The five-day event will showcase products, ranging from gifts and handicrafts, to hand-made and printed batik fashion-wares. With the growing number of batik and craft makers, creatives working in the fashion industries can also learn how that affects the rising trend for technical, mechanical supporting tools and equipment, as well as their chances in creating more business opportunities. Meanwhile, Indocraft exhibitors will have the chance to showcase their latest items, which include batik, embroidery and other arts and crafts products. For more information please visit


Meet Magento Indonesia 2017

3 August 2017

Meet Maganto’s second anniversary will be held in August. This year, the event will discuss the need for retail players to start digitalizing their business. Those who are interested to find out more about surviving in the digital era can also learn more about the local and international market straight from the experts. The event will feature key speakers like George Valenzuela (Global Retail Director at Rodalink), Ben Marks (Magneto Eangelist), Bianca Lee (Managing Director of Love Bonito Indonesia), Norman Sasono (Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Bizzy Indonesia) and more. The event will take place at AYANA Midplaza Jakarta.

Meet Magneto is a top international conference series that focuses on business and ecommerce. The conference helps service providers to explore their markets by engaging with system integrators and other players in the regional ecosystem. Meet Magneto is held in 30 countries across the globe, including US, Japan, Russia, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and Poland. For registration please visit


Liam Gallagher Live in Jakarta

8 August 2017

Liam Gallagher is coming to Indonesia for the first time ever. The former vocalist of British rock group Oasis will take centre stage this August and entertain local audience with his latest music. Oasis is known for hit singles like Don’t Look Back in Anger and Wonderwall. After the band broke in 2009, Gallagher moved on to form Beady Eye and eventually made the decision to go solo in 2014. After greeting fans in Jakarta, Gallagher will head to Japan and South Korea. The concert in Jakarta will take place in Econvention Ancol. Tickets are available in


We The Fest 2017

11-13 August 2017

One of the most anticipated music festivals, We The Fest, is back this year. The three-day festival has recently announced its lineup of local and international artists, including Phoenix, Big Sean, The Kooks, G-Easy, Kodaline, Autograf, Cash Cash and Dua Lipa. Visitors are able to purchase the tickets, which come in two categories: General Admission (Rp.960,000 for three-day pass and Rp.800,000for two-day pass) and Very Important Banana (Rp.2,400,000 for three-day pass and Rp.1,800,000 for two-day pass). Last year, the festival brought a huge success due to the arrival of top artists like Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, 1975 and The Temper Trap. We The Fest will take place in JIEXPO Kemayoran. For more information please visit


Ubud Village Jazz Festival 2017
11-12 August 2017

One of the most anticipated music festivals in Bali is back this year. The jazz festival is quite a unique one as it not only celebrates music. There will be workshops for local and national music educators to explore ways for younger people to get more involved in playing jazz. The annual international jazz festival aims to empower local artists with the unique concept of a village concert. Since its inception in 2013, the concert has garnered as many as 5,000 visitors. For more information please visit


Indonesia Business and Development Expo
20 September 2017

Indonesia’s largest business development exhibition will be held in September to introduce the latest products and services from local and international enterprises. The exhibition will also provide visitors with insights into local investment policies, as well as how visitors can attract the right partners and come up with the best investment projects. Since its inception, the exhibition has invited over 5,000 international business professionals from Asia Pacific regions and attracted more than 43,000 visitors. This year, visitors will have the opportunity to join more interesting seminars, conferences and other activities. For the main events, there will be a digital economy conference, business opportunity session, best practice seminars, networking session and more. For the supporting events, they will have the chance to join even more exciting activities like SoE photography exhibition, IBDexpo virtual reality area, journalism writing competition, SoE’s media competition and more. The Indonesia Business and Development Expo will take place at Jakarta Convention Center. For registration please visit


Balinale International Film Festival Bali
24-30 September 2017

This year, the Bali International Film Festival, also known as Balinale, is back with more exciting cultural programmes. The international festival will continue to forge relationships between countries through art, film and storytelling. Since its inception in 2007, Balinale has sought to raise awareness about art and film among local and international communities, through programmes like school visits, free open air cinema, workshops and more. More importantly, the non-profit foundation aims to promote Indonesian cinema with the help of professional workers in the film industry and even international award-winning filmmakers. For more information please visit


Bali Vegan Festival 2017

6-8 October 2017

Bali Vegan Festival will be held this October to unite the local and international community by promoting love and care for animals and the earth. The three-day festival will feature a number of creative speakers.

The festival recently announced that filmmaker and environmentalist Kip Anderson will be joining the festival with a screening of his new documentary What the Health. Vegan runners Alan Murray and Janette Murray-Wakelin will also be joining Anderson to raise awareness about sustainable future and conscious lifestyle choices. Bali Vegan Festival also invites representatives from Humane Society International and Indonesia Vegetarian Society and BAWA to discuss ways to be an effective activist.

Bali Vegan Festival will take place in two venues in Ubud: Paradiso, the island’s cultural centre and the world’s first organic vegan cinema; and also Taksu Garden Spa, set 50 metres away. The festival welcomes food and health enthusiasts, as well as everyone to participate in a series of interesting talks, workshops, and classes. For more information please visit

Education Guide 2017

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