BESarawak

Sarawak reports business events made US$87m in economic impact for the state in 2021

Business Events Sarawak’s (BESarawak) latest performance report noted that the Malaysian state had secured 109 business events with an estimated RM365m (US$87m) in total economic impact from 2020 to 2021. The report declared this created RM21.4m in tax revenue and approximately 28,289 new job opportunities. BESarawak announced that the destination has secured at least 43,471 delegates over a total...

Sarawak launches data sharing initiative for business events industry

Sarawak, Malaysia has launched the BESarawak Centralised Collaboration & Data Sharing Initiative (BEdata) for the region’s business events industry. The initiative was launched at BESarawak’s Tribe Assembly 2021, 26 November. Beyond obtaining an overview of Sarawak’s business events sector and its local economic impact, BEdata aims to create a baseline for data generation concerning Meet...

Sarawak embraces digital Tribespirit for corporate incentive strategy

Domestic business events in Sarawak, Malaysia, have resumed and the state is preparing for, international corporate meetings and incentives initiatives with the launch of a new teambuilding product aligned with the Sarawak Government’s destination development plan to embrace digital technology, promote destination sustainability while injecting a higher purpose into teambuilding activities under t...

Sarawak ‘honourably mentioned’ at the Los Angeles Film Awards

Sarawak has announced, 18 August, that the state has received an award at the Los Angeles Film Awards (LAFA) under the ‘Honourable Mention for Commercials’ category for its business events short film titled ‘Sarawak – New Normal in Business Events’. This is the first international film award for the Malaysian business events industry produced by Business Events Sarawak (BESarawak), a non-pro...

Sarawak becomes first Malaysian State to join Global Destination Sustainability Index

In a world first for Malaysia, Sarawak is joining the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) for Business Events and Tourism by launching the GDSI Partnership Programme – Sarawak Region (GDSI-Sarawak Partner). The Index is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Destination Criteria, which is part of Sarawak’s P...