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|April 01, 2014
Clean Sweep For Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) At Victorian MEA Awards
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) took home five awards at the prestigious 2013 Victorian Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) Industry Awards, held at EPICURE Hawthorn Arts Centre last night. The venue was awarded 'Meeting Venue 500 delegates or more', 'Banqueting and Catering', 'In-house AV Services' (for the fourth consecutive year) and 'Business Development Person of the Year' -- Prue Rogers, Assistant Director of Sales. MCEC received further accolades with Internal Commu...
|March 24, 2014
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre's 9th Association Seminar; 'How To Boost Your Conference Budget'
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre's (the Centre) 9th Association Seminar brought together leading Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs), decision-makers of national associations and industry professionals to share knowledge and experience on international best practices in the delivery of successful meetings. Under the overarching theme 'How to boost your conference budget', Datuk Dr Abdul Aziz Yahya, Organising Committee Chair for the 21st FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetri...
|February 19, 2014
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Hosts Record Number Of Events In 2013
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) hosted 1,565 events in 2013, a 9% increase on the 1,442 in 2012 and the highest number ever held in a calendar year since opening in June 2005. Of this, the Conventions and TenOnCall segments were the biggest movers recording a 32% and 16% increase respectively on the previous year's figures. For Exhibitions segment, seven new clients from the rail, security, fire & safety, skin care, glass manufacturing and baby products industries joined an ex...
|February 13, 2014
The Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC) Celebrates Successful First Year
Brisbane's new kid on the block, the Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC), is pleased with its first 12 months of business and will celebrate its first anniversary on 2 March. "We gauge the success not just on profitability, but repeat business and feedback from our customers, which has been overwhelmingly positive," says Sue Hocking, General Manager, Venue Sales & Marketing. The Royal ICC welcomed a number of high profile events in 2013 including the Queensland Tourism Award...
|January 21, 2014
Adelaide Convention Centre Achieves EarthCheck Gold Certification
The Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) has achieved Gold Certification under the globally recognised EarthCheck environmental program. EarthCheck, run by environmental advocacy group EC3 Global, is the standard environmental best practice program used by convention centres, travel and tourism organisations around the world. Gold Certification follows the Centre achieving five years of continuous silver certification and in the process significantly reducing its environment footprint. Duri...
|December 19, 2013
US$1.49 Billion Being Invested In Redevelopments To Global Alliance Venues
Global Alliance today announces that US$1.49 billion is being spent in redevelopments across its five member venues, adding 135,400sqm of meeting and events space. Global Alliance is an international group of conference and exhibition centres that have joined forces to offer a seamless conference and event experience to international associations and event organisers whose events rotate around the world. Global Alliance members include: The Durban International Convention Centre (South Afri...
|December 13, 2013
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Celebrates 25 Years of Success
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Ltd ("HML") hosted a cocktail reception on 3 December to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ("HKCEC"). Over 1,000 clients, business associates, government officials and friends joined HML's senior management executives and staff on this special occasion. In her remarks, Managing Director of HML, Ms Monica Lee-Müller thanked all clients and business partners for their support, "We are fortu...
|December 06, 2013
Important Milestone For Sydney International Convention Centre
Development of the AUD$1 billion International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) at Darling Harbour this week moved a step closer following the achievement of another important milestone. The Australian Stock Exchange has been advised that financial close had been reached with Infrastructure NSW and the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority for the Public Private Partnership (PPP) of the NSW Government's project to revitalise the 20 hectare site. The PPP is being delivered by the New Sou...
|December 02, 2013
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre To Invest RM7.5 Million In Technology
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is investing RM7.5 million over the course of the next year on four technology projects as part of its ongoing effort to improve its world-class service delivery for delegates and visitors alike. According to the Centre's IT Manager, Richard Soo, the Centre is already regarded as the most technologically-advanced venue in Malaysia and the four projects being undertaken are essential in maintaining this position by improving the core technology...
|September 16, 2013
145 Exhibitions and Conferences Chose HKCEC; 1,180 Events Reaffirm HKCEC's Service Excellence
Latest figures confirm that the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ("HKCEC") continues to be the preferred venue of international organisers for staging world-class exhibitions and conferences in Hong Kong. During fiscal year 2012-2013 (July 2012 to June 2013), a total of 1,180 events were held at the HKCEC including115 exhibitions and 30 conferences. Seven organisers have chosen to launch new ventures at the HKCEC. Seven of the year's 115 exhibitions were first time events at the H...
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