Malaysia

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...

ICCA congress delivers community library as promised

The first community library in Batang Ai, Malaysia, was given to the Nanga Ukom longhouse residents at a handover ceremony between the 59th ICCA Congress Asia Pacific Regional Hub (APRH) and the longhouse chief. The ‘Gift of Love: Batang Ai Community Library’ was a congress-led corporate social responsibility project steered by the ICCA APRH, which evolved from a book-sharing programme into a sche...

Malaysia to host UIA International Forum 2024

The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and the Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) have announced that they together have won the bid to host the Union Internationale des Architectes (UIA) International Forum in 2024. Both MyCEB and PAM have stated that hosting UIA will help Malaysia to position itself as a ‘powerhouse’ of the tech community that builds a sustainable heritage....

MyCEB official visit gives boost to Malaysia and Indonesia business events collaboration

The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) made its first official visit to Jakarta, Indonesia, with an aim to boost collaboration in developing the business events industry. MyCEB’s team linked up with representatives from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, the Indonesian Exhibition Companies Association (IECA – Asperapi), the Jakarta Convention Centre, and professional co...

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre sees strong demand returning

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Malaysia reports a significant increase in demand for in-person events, with 127 global meetings (51 conventions and 76 exhibitions) booked until the end of 2024. Alan Pryor, the general manager of KLCC, commented: “We definitely are seeing an improvement in Malaysia’s business events landscape after two years, which were heavily impacted by the pandemic....

Penang on the Virtual Roadshow to China

The second Penang Virtual Roadshow to China (PVRTC 2022) has concluded, 20-22 April, after three days of showcasing the Malaysian island’s tourism and business event products. The event, organised by the Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB), highlighted Penang’s offerings to regional China markets in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Chengdu. The aim is to attract more business...

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 ...

Malaysia shortens quarantine period for vaccine boosted travellers

Travellers to Malaysia who have received booster shots are now only required to undergo a five-day quarantine upon arrival, effective 24 January. Travellers with booster shots would need to undergo a Covid-19 PCR test two days prior to travelling, on the arrival day and on the fourth day of quarantine; or use a Rapid Test Kit (RTK) on the fifth day supervised by health officers. Travellers will be...

Malaysia set to host Coloproctology and Stoma Care Conference in 2025

The Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has announced the successful bids of the Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons (MSCRS) to host the 20th Congress of Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology and 14th Asian Society of Stoma Rehabilitation Congress in March 2025. The state of Sabah has been chosen as the destination for these congresses. Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud, CEO of MyC...

Incentives return to Malaysia

The Jewel of Kedah, Langkawi, in Malaysia, welcomed 60 participants from Forward Realty Sdn. Bhd., a real estate agency in Malaysia, for its incentive trip, 8-10 November 2021. This is the first incentive group supported under Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau’s ‘Meet in Malaysia Campaign’ after the interstate travel restrictions were lifted. Forward Realty Sdn. Bhd’s incentives for ...

BE @ Penang 2021 leads Malaysia’s event industry re-opening

As Malaysia opens up domestic tourism and interstate travel, Penang continues to be the first state to push through with its first hybrid business events conference, BE @ Penang 2021. Co-organised by the Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) and Anderes Fourdy Events, a Malaysian conference organiser, the 6th edition of the conference will be held 9–10 December at the Setia SPICE Conventi...

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...

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