Kuala Lumpur

Call for Malaysia’s Government to allow purpose-built venues to resume operations

The Venue Sector of the Business Events Council Malaysia (BECM) has sent an appeal letter to the country’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) seeking assistance in allowing purpose-built venues to resume operations. Malaysia has a four-stage National Recovery Plan (NRP) which only allows the business events sector to re-open in the final stage, phase four. Currently Kuala Lumpur i...

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre announces new ops director

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre), Asia’s first AIPC gold standard venue, has announced the appointment of Sudesh Sharma (pictured) as its director of operations.  Sharma joined the Centre as the deputy director of operations and was key in the successful delivery of major international high-profile association and government meetings like the 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress 2019,...