Kuala Lumpur

KL wins bid to host World Union of Wound Healing Societies Congress 2026

Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, has won its bid to host the World Union of Wound Healing Society (WUWHS) Congress 2026. The news was announced at the WUWHS General Assembly, 4 March, held in Abu Dhabi. The Malaysian Society of Wound Care Professionals (MSWCP) is aiming to bring in around 5,000 delegates with an estimated economic impact of RM108.7m (US$26m) and visitors expenditure of ...

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...