What’s holding you back from your next big travel adventure?

Fear of the unknown. Lack of funds.
Fear of loneliness. Lack of confidence.

If you’re waiting for the best time to travel, the time is now. Flights and accommodation are affordable while technology makes it easier and safer.

Find out what you need to know before going off to explore the world

ZafigoX, Asia’s only travel event dedicated to women, aims to inspire and empower women through independent travel.

Meet, listen to and learn from amazing women who will share their stories and knowledge over two days of talks, discussions, workshops and activities, and build lasting friendships.

Listen to inspiring travellers, and discover exciting destinations and experiences

Learn new skills and tips to help you travel independently, easier, and safer

Meet the speakers and other women to share ideas and a passion for travel

Discover travel service providers that offer unique experiences for women

ZafigoX is organised by www.zafigo.com, the website offering guides, tips, stories, and updates to help women travel better, easier, and safer.

WHAT HAPPENED IN ZAFIGOX 2018

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FEEDBACK ON ZAFIGOX 2018

ZafigoX 2018 Reviews

“ZAFIGOX EMPOWERS WOMEN TO BE MORE CONFIDENT AND INDEPENDENT”

Dato’ Seri Dr Wan Azizah binti Wan Ismail
Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia

“ZAFIGOX IS A VERY SPECIAL AND SAFE SPACE FOR WOMEN TO SPEAK HONESTLY AND OPENLY ABOUT TRAVELLING AS A WOMAN”

Mei Mei Chu
Award-winning blogger and writer

“ZAFIGOX IS THE CONFERENCE OF ALL TRAVEL CONFERENCES. IT’S DIVERSE, EDUCATIONAL AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, FUN!”

Xyza Cruz Bacani
Award-winning international photographer

“ZAFIGOX WAS THRILLING, GAVE ME GOOSEBUMPS AND MADE ME FEEL ALIVE!”

Karen Lau
Storyteller and writer

“INSPIRING, EYE-OPENING, AND EMPOWERING. IT’S A PLATFORM WHERE WE ALL BELONG”

Anita Yusof
Solo round-the-world motorcyclist

“AN INCREDIBLE PLATFORM TO SHARE AND INSPIRE WOMEN TO CELEBRATE OUR DIVERSITY AND ACHIEVEMENTS TOGETHER”

Nadiah Wafa
Paragliding International Gold Medallist

MEET OUR ZAFIGOX 2019 SPEAKERS AND PERFORMERS

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speaker-emily
speaker-freda
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speaker-raywen
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More announcements coming soon

EVENT SCHEDULE

21sat

8:00am

OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

9:00am

WELCOME REMARKS

MARINA MAHATHIR

9:10am

A CONVERSATION WITH HANNAH YEOH

MARINA MAHATHIR & YB HANNAH YEOH TSEOU SUAN

9:30am

THE EXPLORER’S GRAND SLAM: THE JOURNEY NEVER ENDS
Japan’s youngest record-breaking explorer shares her story

MARIN MINAMIYA

10:00am

SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCE

SHEENA BAHARUDIN

10:10am

TRAVELLING 42 COUNTRIES SOLO
Why I did it and how it changed my life

NILA TANZIL

10:40am

TEA BREAK

STYLING SESSION WITH DOUBLEWOOT

11:10am

TRAVELLING RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW
How to experience different cultures within your own country through food

SUZANNE LING

11:40am

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

ALENA MURANG

11:50am

A CONVERSATION WITH DEBORAH HENRY
Between beauty, charity and humanity

MARINA MAHATHIR & DEBORAH HENRY

12:35pm

LUNCH

FREE & EASY

2:00pm

PANEL: VOLUNTEERING AND CHARITY WHEN YOU TRAVEL
What to know, what to avoid and how you can do it

FREDA LIU, FEATURING DEBORAH CHAN, NILA YANZIL & YUT CHHON

3:00pm

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

ALENA MURANG

3:15pm

TEA BREAK

STYLING SESSION WITH DOUBLEWOOT

4:00pm

WORKSHOP: STREET SMART SELF-DEFENCE (SESSION 1)

How to stay safe and defend yourself

BEVERLY AISHA ROACH & EMILY BARNER

4:00pm

WORKSHOP: HOW TO TAKE AMAZING TRAVEL PHOTOS (SESSION 1)
Tips on taking great photos when you travel

XYZA CRUZ BACANI

4:00pm

WORKSHOP: TRAVEL WRITING (SESSION 1)
How to write engaging and thrilling travel stories

ELIZA THOMAS

5:45pm

WORKSHOP: HOW TO TAKE AMAZING TRAVEL PHOTOS (SESSION 2)
Tips on taking great photos when you travel

XYZA CRUZ BACANI

5:45pm

WORKSHOP: TRAVEL WRITING (SESSION 2)
How to write engaging and thrilling travel stories

ELIZA THOMAS
22sun

7:00am

WORKSHOP: MORNING YOGA
An energetic and positive start to your day

THUNG LEON WAI

7:00am

WORKSHOP: STAYING FIT WHILE TRAVELLING
How to stay fit wherever you are in the world

CLAIRE McFARLANE

8:00am

OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

9:00am

DAY 1 RECAP

MARINA MAHATHIR

9:10am

THE BEST UNIQUE TRAVEL EXPERIENCES IN ASIA
Discover new experiences you can try in Asia

GEORGINA CHIN & CHONG LEE LING

9:30am

TRAVELLING WITH YOUR SMARTPHONE: HACKS AND APPS
What the top travel apps can do for you

RAYWEN ONG

9:50am

SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCE

SHEENA BAHARUDIN

10:00am

TRAVEL, REMOTE WORKING, AND MAKING MONEY
How I did it and what I learned

AISHA PREECE

10:20am

EXPLORE TOKYO LIKE A LOCAL

Insider tips for women travellers

RISA OUCHI

10:40am

TEA BREAK

STYLING SESSION BY DOUBLEWOOT

11:10am

TRAVELLING WITH GOOGLE

How Google Apps can make your travels safer, easier and better

CIARA O’HARA

11:30am

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
ZEE AVI

11:50am

BREAKING BARRIERS – THE WOMEN OF AIRASIA

Realising women’s true potential in and through travel

FREDA LIU, FEATURING KAREN CHAN, AMANDA WOO

12:35pm

LUNCH

FREE & EASY

2:00pm

3:00pm

TEA BREAK AND NETWORKING SESSION
Meet and get to know the speakers

3:40pm

CLOSING REMARKS
MARINA MAHATHIR

4:00pm

WORKSHOP: STREET SMART SELF-DEFENCE (SESSION 2) 
How to stay safe and defend yourself

BEVERLY AISHA ROACH & EMILY BARNER

4:00pm

WORKSHOP: TRANSITIONING FROM YOUR DESK JOB TO THE WORLD (SESSION 1)
How to travel and work beyond the office

AISHA PREECE

4:00pm

WORKSHOP: TRAVEL JOURNALLING (SESSION 1)
Capture your memories beautifully and differently

TERCIA GOH

5:45pm

WORKSHOP: TRANSITIONING FROM YOUR DESK JOB TO THE WORLD (SESSION 2)
How to travel and work beyond the office

AISHA PREECE

5:45pm

WORKSHOP: TRAVEL JOURNALLING (SESSION 2)
Capture your memories beautifully and differently

TERCIA GOH
The event schedule is subject to change

HIGHLIGHTS

GET YOUR PASSES NOW

STANDARD SINGLE
2-DAY ALL-ACCESS PASS

ON SALE 29 JUL

EARLY BIRD
2-DAY ALL-ACCESS PASS

ON SALE 24 JUN
ZafigoX-2019-Ticket_2c

SUPER EARLY BIRD
2-DAY ALL-ACCESS PASS

PRE-REGISTERED
ZafigoX-2019-Ticket_1c
WITH PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY.
IF YOU HAVE PRE-REGISTERED,
PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL FOR
THE SPECIAL PURCHASE LINK.

STANDARD PAIR
2-DAY ALL-ACCESS PASS

ON SALE 29 JUL

LATE SINGLE
2-DAY ALL-ACCESS PASS

ON SALE 9 SEP

LATE PAIR
2-DAY ALL-ACCESS PASS

ON SALE 9 SEP

PASS BENEFITS

Access to all talks, panels, workshops and activities


Your ZafigoX 2019 pass gives you access to all talks, panels, and workshops. Workshops require a separate registration on the day of the event as seats are limited.

Coffee Breaks and Performances


Two coffee and tea breaks a day, and snacks to keep you energised yet relaxed between talks.

Networking


A dedicated extended networking session with speakers and attendees where you meet other women who share your travel interests and plans.
The prices of the passes stated above are not inclusive of processing fees charged separately by Eventbrite.
Discounted passes for students and women-focused NGOs are limited. Please email [email protected] to purchase.

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CAPTURING UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTS WHILE YOU TRAVEL
BY MANDY TAY
10TH NOV 2018
5:20PM – 7:20PM
RM60
LIMITED TO 50 PUBLIC SEATS

PANEL: THE ART OF TRAVEL WRITING
MODERATED BY SUE MAY TEH
9TH NOV 2018
2:00PM – 3:30PM
FREE
LIMITED TO 50 PUBLIC SEATS

PANEL: WHAT DO WOMEN REALLY WANT WHEN THEY TRAVEL?
MODERATED BY DR. CATHERYN KHOO-LATTIMORE
9TH NOV 2018
11:00AM – 12:30PM
FREE
LIMITED TO 50 PUBLIC SEATS

INDUSTRY SESSION: SELLING TRAVEL TO WOMEN – A MASTERCLASS
BY DR. CATHERYN KHOO-LATTIMORE
9TH NOV 2018
2:00PM – 6:00PM
RM300
LIMITED TO 40 SEATS

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT

Building an effective, ongoing platform to help inspire, empower, and encourage women through independent travel is not a small task. It requires time, effort, and funding.

We need help and support from people who believe that empowering women to build confidence, surpass expectations, and overcome barriers will contribute to a better economic, environmental, and inclusive future for all.

There are three ways you can support ZafigoX

1. Share this event to help us reach a wider audience

2. Be a ZafigoX Backer

3. Be a ZafigoX Partner

LOCATION

Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250, Kuala Lumpur

ZAFIGOX 2019 BROUGHT TO YOU BY

ZAFIGOX 2019 IS MADE POSSIBLE BY

AND SUPPORTED BY

TALK, WORKSHOPS & ACTIVITIES

EVENT SERVICES

ATTENDEE & SPEAKER MERCHANDISE

FOOD & DINING

SPECIAL THANKS TO

SUPPORTERS

Any Questions?

For more information about the event, ticketing and sponsorship – [email protected]