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Kuala Lumpur to host World Federation of Hemophilia 2020 World Congress

As well as supporting the 30th World Hemophilia Day (WHD, 17 April) Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) has announced it has been selected to host the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) 2020 World Congress. KLCC supported WHD by hosting a blood donation drive and highlighting the importance of the work WFH and national associations, including the Hemophilia Society of Malaysia (HSM), are doing...

KL Convention Centre dines in the dark again for Earth Hour 2019

Over 440 Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre team members celebrated Earth Hour, 30 March, with millions of others worldwide by switching off the venue’s lights. It was the Centre’s ninth consecutive Earth Hour participation. Back by popular demand was the Centre’s ‘Dining in the Dark’ experience for participants, as well as a screening of The Jungle Book and environmentally-friendly games. KLCC Genera...

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre delivers RM888 million to Malaysia

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) in Malaysia delivered RM888 million of economic impact to Malaysia in 2018, according to the venue. It welcomed 2.18 million visitors throughout the year, an increase of 45% from 2017. It also played host to 1,485 events in the year, 17% more than 2017. The Centre’s General Manager Alan Pryor commented: “We are delighted with our performance last year, and...

Medical events deliver RM38.7 million from Malaysia’s KLCC in 2018

It was a strong year for medical conferences at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) in 2018, with seven high-profile events attracting over 7,300 participants and delivering RM38.7 million in economic impact to Malaysia. These included theCongress of the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET) 2018; World Congress of World Society of Intravenous Anaesthesia Onlus-Target Control...

11 European-based international association events make RM50m splash in Malaysia

Eleven European-based international association events delivered almost RM50m (US$11.9m) in economic impact to Malaysia in 2018. The events attracted 11,960 delegates and were all held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre), Malaysia’s purpose-built AIPC (International Association of Congress Centres) Gold Standard venue. The association events were among the Centre’s 1,189 held during...

Malaysia hosts UIA Associations Round Table

Malaysia has successfully hosted the 6th UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific 2018 (UIA 2018) at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, 26–27 September 2018. The interactive two-day programme was organised by the Union of International Associations (UIA) and hosted by the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), an agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MOTA...

KLCC strengthens ties with North American market

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has announced a new partnership with New York-based Marketing Challenges International (MCIntl), a global destination marketing organisation for meetings and conventions. The partnership is designed to help drive the venue’s presence and business opportunities in the North American market. The Centre’s general manager, Alan Pryor explained: “We are e...

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre serves up cake fit for a king

Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s deputy general manager John Burke recently presented their creation titled ‘Menjunjung Kasih’ (Thank You, Your Majesty) to the Controller of the Royal Household, Dato’ Wan Ahmad Dahlan bin Hj. Ab. Aziz at the annual cake presentation at Istana Negara (Royal Palace). The presentation was held ahead of Yang di­Pertuan Agong XV Sultan Muhammad V’s off...

Maritz Global Events meets Malaysia at the KLCC

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) recently hosted Ben Goedegebuure, general manager at Maritz Global Events, and senior vice president Nancy DeBrosse for an educational visit. Maritz Global Events brings together the industry-leading power of Maritz Travel – specialists in corporate conferences, meetings and incentive travel – with Experient, an association meetings, live events and ...

Knowledge exchange at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia recently hosted the PCMA-ICESAP Knowledge Exchange Kuala Lumpur. The educational programme brought together over 30 leading business events industry players, stakeholders and decision-makers. They shared knowledge and experience on how they are recalibrating their businesses in response to constant digital, political and economic change. PCMA-ICESAP r...

KLCC posts 17% rise in number of events in first half

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is reporting a big uplift in business year-on-year on the back of 1.2m visitors to the venue in the first six months of 2018. The Centre has this year hosted one of its biggest events ever – the 9th World Urban Forum (WUF9) and, thereafter, an additional 637 events in the first six months of the year. The economic impact delivered by these even...

In pictures: Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018

During the recent Gala Dinner of the Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018, 11-14 July, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s (KLCC) 52-strong culinary team served up a Malaysian gastronomic experience to over 750 top international chefs hailing from over 100 countries. Chairman of the Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018, Andy Cuthbert, stated: “This is being called ‘the best congress ever’ for World...

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