Announcement: Perak I.T. Mall

Perak IT Mall
an impression of Perak I.T. Mall

The idea of Perak’s very own unique digital mall was mooted by Dato’ Dr. Mah Hang Soon at the first PCDA I.T. Fair in March of 2011, is finally taking shape.

Perak IT Mall
an impression of the exterior of Perak I.T. Mall

Scheduled to be ready for business in early 2015, this digital mall on a land size of almost one acre is located at Tasek Square, an upcoming mini education hub with Poi Lam High School and UniKL (formerly Masterskill College) as neighbours.

Perak IT Mall
an impression of the interior of Perak I.T. Mall

Other nearby attractions would be AEON and EconSave, Perak Food & Delicacies Centre and the KTM Railway Station. In fact, Tasek is one of the focal points under the Plan 2020 development programme for Ipoh.

Perak IT Mall
thumbs up for Perak I.T. Mall

Perak I.T. Mall has received strong support from the Perak Telecommunications Business Association, which have taken up a good number of booths. Therefore, the mall would feature a dedicated handphone zone.

Perak IT Mall
guest-of-honour Dato’ Lee Chee Leong (L) admiring one of the latest notebooks offered by Megamate Computer

With a total of 81 sales lots and kiosks offering the latest in digital products, such as computers, mobile phones and accessories, shoppers would enjoy the convenience of price comparison under one roof. Besides sales booths, two kopitiams are planned; one sells Muslim food, and the other, non-Muslim food.

Perak IT Mall
HP booth

At this point, all the booths and kiosks have already been bought by members of the Perak Computer and Digital Association (P.C.D.A.), the association that will be setting up a professional management team for this mall.

Perak IT Mall
ASUS laptops

However, those who are keen to operate a digital business at Perak I.T. Mall can express interest by filling up a form at the booth specially set up at the on-going Perak I.T. Fair at Stadium Indera Mulia. Telephone enquiries can also be made after April 6 by calling Mr. Kevin Chang, the Chairman of P.C.D.A. at 012-5383111. Although no figures were mentioned, rental is said to be at least 50% cheaper than the market rate.

Perak IT Mall
gaming mice

Dato’ Lee Chee Leong, Vice President MCA Malaysia, the guest-of-honour of the Perak I.T. Fair, where this Perak I.T. Mall was revealed, felt that it’s high time Perak has a digital mall to call its own. He said, “Technology is a trend that is developing at such a fast pace, we have to keep up with it.”

Perak IT Mall
various tablets offered

This edition of Perak I.T. Fair, organised by P.C.D.A., sees a total of 110 booths offering a wide range of laptops, tablet computers, digital cameras, CCTV, mobile phones and related products.

Perak IT Mall
crowded at the Lenovo booth

Event: Perak I.T. Fair
Venue: Stadium Indera Mulia, Ipoh
Date: 4th – 6th April, 2014
Time: 11am – 10pm

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