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.

Indonesia Culinary Journey: The Jakarta Chapter
10-31 August 2017

To celebrate Independence Day, Mariott International will host this year’s Indonesia Culinary Journey. To mark the event’s second anniversary, Indonesia Culinary Journey will be held with the theme ‘The Jakarta Chapter’. It will take place in seven participating hotels which include JW Mariott Hotel Jakarta,  Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel, The Mayflower Executive Apartments, The Westin, Keraton at the Plaza, Le Meridien and the Hermitage. Each of the hotel will be presenting special dishes, as well as some of Indonesia’s signature concoctions. All of the dishes have been carefully selected by a team of chefs that have successfully won competitions at their respective hotels. The official celebration will be held at JW Mariott Jakarta at August 10. All of the participating hotels will also kick off the International Culinary Journey on the same day.

Against The Current: In Our Bones World Tour Part II in Indonesia
17 September 2017

American pop-rock/pop-punk band Against the Current will return to Indonesia for the second part of its tour in the archipelago. the band, which is comprised of lead vocalist Chrissy Costanza, guitarist Dan Gow and drummer Will Ferri will showcase an exclusive concert at the capital city this September. The band will also greet fans in Philippine, Thailand and Japan for its world tour. The concert will take place at MS Hall. Tickets will be sold for Rp.385,000. 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


Invasion 2017 – Lost in Wonderland

22 September 2017

Invasion 2017 – Lost in Wonderland is an electric dance festival that will bring some of the world’s greatest artists in electric dance music. Martin Garrix, Alan Walker, Andrew Rayel, Droloe, Party Favor, San Holo, Seb Zito and Shonky are among the headliners that will entertain visitors in a festival experience like no other. Invasion 2017 will take place at JIEXPO Kemayoran. Tickets are on sale for Rp.400,000 (early entry), GA (Rp.750,000), VIP (Rp.1,250,000). To purchase them please visit


The 2nd Indonesian Ballet Gala 2017: An Inclusive Dance Event

23 September 2017

Indonesian Ballet Dala presents a dance event that promotes inclusivity by inviting diffabled and non-diffabled dancers to participate. The event will be joined by Marc Brew, an Australian professional dancer and choreographer who was paralyzed from the waist down due to a car accident; Magali Saby’s Fille de I’Air, a French diffabled dancer, model and acress who will be dancing with five local dancers, among others. There will also be collaborative performances by local group EKI Dance Company and Disabled Children’s Counseling Foundation (YPAC)’ Universal Ballet that will bring the best of Asian ballets; CANdoDDANCE, which will showcase local talents, some of whom have hearing and speaking impairment. For more information please visit


Dance: Der Bau
28-29 September 2017

Der Bau (The Burrow) is an unfinished short story that is written by Franz Kafka. In it, he imagines a mole-like creature burrowing through a tunnel it has established over the course of its life. German choreographer Isabelle Schad and Laurent Goldring reinterpret Kafka’s work in a new adaptation. Schad’s researches focus on body and materiality, as well as the connection between dance, performing arts and fine arts that are normally showcased in international festivals held across the globe. Schad’s adaptation of Der Bau will be showcased at Komunitas Salhara. Tickets are sold for Rp.75,000 and Rp.50,000 for students. For more information 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


La La Land in Concert

4-5 November 2017

Fans of the Oscar-nominated movie La La Land will be happy to find that they will be able to sing along to the movie’s soundtrack in a live concert. La La Land in Concert is a live musical, supported by an orchestra, that will bring the songs from the movie to life. The movie follows the journey of a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress who met while they were both struggling to achieve their dreams. La La Land stars two of Hollywood’s most renowned actors and actresses, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, both of whom earned Oscar nominations for their performances in the movie. Director Damien Chazelle won the award for Best Director and the success of the movie has been regarded as the beginning of the era for modern-day musicals. La La Land in Concert Live Orchestra will be held at Ciputra Artpreneur. For ticket reservation please visit


ANZA Melbourne Cup Party 2017

7 November 2017

The Melbourne Cup Party is one of the greatest horse racing events in Australian celebrations. The party is organized annually on the first Tuesday of every November at the Flemington Race Course in Melbourne. The ANZA Melbourne Cup Party will take the celebration in Flemington to Jakarta, where visitors are invited to have brunch, mingle with other guests and get dressed up in their best race attire. There will also be awards for ‘Most Fashionably Dressed Lady’ and ‘Best Fascinator.’ For those who interested in experiencing what it is like to organize an Australian event are invited to sign up as volunteers. They simply need to contact For more information please visit


Ed Sheeran Live in Jakarta

9 November 2017

British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran will be greeting fans in Indonesia for the first time this November. The Grammy-winning artist will be visiting Jakarta as part of his Divide World Tour in Asia. Before coming to Jakarta, Sheeran will be touring across cities like Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Manila. Afterwards, he will be heading to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Mumbai and Dubai. The Divide World Tour will see Sheeran performing his latest music, including songs from his latest album like Shape of You and Castle on the Hill. His concert in Jakarta will take place at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition, and will invite over 10,000 audience. For ticket reservations please visit

Education Guide 2017

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