Asia

IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2022 double bill puts hybrid and education to the fore

The 30th edition of the IT&CMA and 25th edition of the CTW Asia-Pacific, Asia Pacific’s only double-bill event in MICE and corporate travel, has been staged successfully in Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, 20-22 September. Strategic destination partner TCEB and official airline THAI Airways International were major supporters of this year’s shows. The 2022 editions featured a multitu...

Thailand triple: TCEB confirms power and energy conference wins for three years in three cities

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), in collaboration with IEEE Power and Energy Society (Thailand) has secured three international power and energy conferences. They are to be held in three Thai MICE cities over the course of three years. The conferences are: IEEE PES APPEEC 2023 in Chiang Mai; IEEE ISC2 2024 in Pattaya and IEEE PES GTD Asia 2025 in Bangkok. The three conferences are...

Pope’s visit to Kazakhstan puts country back on the congress map

The capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan, is hosting the VII Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religion, 14-15 September, 2022. It is the first major international event that Kazakhstan has held since the beginning of the Covid pandemic. A hundred delegations from 50 countries are expected to take part in the Congress, including Pope Francis. Professor Azza Karam, secretary...

IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific 2022 reveal more content details

IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific 2022 has released more details about the event’s programme, which will take place from 20-22 September in Bangkok, Thailand. Content is set to include sponsor-backed engagements such as the opening ceremony and welcome reception, brand engagements, in-booth activities, and lucky draws. The show is expecting 312 in-person and remote exhibitors from 132 companies,...

Sydney’s The Venues Collection appoints new chief commercial officer

Business events expert, El Kwang, has been appointed chief commercial officer at The Venues Collection in Sydney. Kwang recently led the programme for the Forces of Change Leadership Series with Marina Bay Sands and was instrumental in the Singapore MICE Forum and  co-chair of the Rome and Bangkok editions of the SITE (Society for Incentive Travel Excellence) Global Conference. He also recently fi...

Return of Penang’s largest convention set to deliver more than $34m to local economy

Penang in Malaysia is set to host its largest incentive group convention once again after a hiatus of two years. The V-Convention Malaysia by V Global will be coming back, 7-11 October, with close to 13,000 delegates from 50 countries. The five-day event will see a series of motivational speeches, product, and services training, a trade exhibition as well as a corporate conference happening simult...

IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific 2022 reveals knowledge programme

IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific 2022 has announced this year’s line-up of conference and seminar sessions. According to the event, the knowledge sessions are designed to provide tangible learnings and innovative solutions for attendees in a post-pandemic world. Opening Keynote: Onwards and Upwards The Opening Keynote titled “Onwards and Upwards” will be presented by Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuth...

Miri convention centre to be completed by 2025

The Miri Business Events Committee (MBEC) visited YB Dato Sri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah on 24 August to discuss the proposed convention centre for the northern region of Sarawak, a Malaysian state. The morning began with an introduction of the Committee, where there are five sub-committees leading stakeholder, product, destination marketing, human capital, and business development. This was follow...

Kuala Lumpa to host Malaysia Business Events Week

The seventh edition of the Meet in Malaysia @ Malaysia Business Events Week (MIM @ MBEW) is set to take place from 29 August – 1 September 2022 at the World Trade Centre (WTC) Kuala Lumpur. According to MIM @ MBEW, 700 delegates are expected to attend the event, including international speakers, buyers, association executives, industry partners, stakeholders, and media. Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud,...

Singapore Convention Week to cover dispute resolution

The Singapore Convention Week (SC Week) 2022, taking place from 29 August – 2 September, will see thought leaders discuss insights into cross-border dispute resolution. Organised by the Singapore Ministry of Law (MinLaw), in collaboration with supporting partner organisations, the SC Week 2022 has announced a line-up of in-person, hybrid and virtual events on topics such as dispute resolutio...

IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific plan first hybrid event

IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific 2022 have announced that registration for their first hybrid event has opened. The in-person aspect of the event will be hosted in Bangkok from 20 – 22 September, whereas virtual networking will take place from 20 – 28 September. For delegates attending in-person, the Bangkok event plans to provide a destination and brand pavilion; brand engagement platforms; kn...

ASM Global expands Malaysian portfolio

ASM Global, a venue management company, has announced that the Malaysia National Stadium and Axiata Arena have joined its international portfolio. The partnership includes the Malaysian Ministry of Youth and Sports via Perbadanan Stadium Malaysia (PSM), to add to their already established activities at the Kuala Lumpur Sports City precinct. The announcement is in line with the Malaysian Government...

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