Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre launches new virtual tour

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia has launched a new virtual tour of the venue. Meeting and event organisers and visitors can now visit the Centre virtually, from anywhere in the world. The virtual tour is the latest addition to the Centre’s new website. It also features a digital concierge called Skye, a chatbot which welcomes users and help them navigate, as well as an interactive f...

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre to host first major event since lockdown

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is preparing to welcome visitors back to the venue, as Malaysia’s business events industry begins to re-open. The venue says it has upskilled its entire workforce of 200 people in various event-related services. It brought in subject matter experts to host ‘classroom’ sessions and hands-on role play exercises as part of its training regime. The entire staff was a...

Malaysian industry council urges greater collaboration with government

Business Events Council Malaysia (BCEM) chairman Alan Pryor has urged the Malaysian government to engage more with the business events industry. Pryor highlighted that business events would be a crucial part of the post-Covid recovery in Malaysia. A recent survey by BCEM found that 100% of venues experienced at least an 85% decrease in total events, resulting in a minimum of 75% plunge in overall ...

Survey showcases impact of Covid-19 on venues and associations in Malaysia

The Malaysian Society of Association Executives (MSAE) recently held a webinar, presenting the results of a survey into the impact of Covid-19 on associations and venues in Malaysia. The webinar was supported by Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre). It was conducted in August 2020. Of the 108 associations from various sectors which par...