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|February 26, 2013
2013 To Showcase Culinary Excellence At The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre's (the Centre) impressive culinary reputation once again takes centre stage, with the launch of 'Year of Culinary Excellence'. Year 2013 will provide guests with a gastronomic adventure that will set new standards and create a point of difference from its competitors. Since opening in 2005, the Centre has worked consistently to elevate its culinary offerings to deliver a world-class dining experience clients will never forget. And in keeping with this commit...
|February 22, 2013
2012 -- A Ground-Breaking Year For The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
2012 saw the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) host 1,442 events; the highest number recorded since opening in mid-2005, a 7% increase from the 1,346 held the previous year, and served over 1.6 million delegates and visitors. In turn, this resulted in an economic impact contribution RM590 million. This brings the total number of events held at the Centre between June 2005 and 31 December 2012 to 6,645, with over 13.7 million delegates and visitors in attendance and the total economi...
|February 19, 2013
Darwin Convention Centre Scores Silver At Top Tourism Awards
Darwin's multi-awarded convention centre notched another win when it was honoured with a Silver award at the tourism industry's "night of nights". Darwin Convention Centre sparkled in the Business Tourism category of the 28th Australian Tourism Awards gala, the annual celebration of the highest achievements of Australian tourism businesses which was held in Hobart 15th February. Over 850 industry leaders and operators attended the event. Finalists are drawn from the State and Territory ...
|January 14, 2013
Malaysia Airlines Appoints Dato' Najmuddin Abdullah As Head, Strategic Communications
Malaysia Airlines has announced the appointment of Dato' Najmuddin Abdullah as its Head, Strategic Communications. "On behalf of the Board of Directors and Management, I am pleased to welcome Dato' Najmuddin to Malaysia Airlines. We believe that his vast experiences in communications and other related areas will be valuable to our efforts in both our internal and external stakeholder communication as the airline draws closer to becoming a oneworld member," said Malaysia Airlines Group Chief E...
|December 18, 2012
Repeat Business Boosts Results For Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is seeing a positive and exciting year ahead for 2013 with 40 of the long-standing clients have already booked their events for next year. Year-to-date, repeat clients from the Exhibitions and Banquets & Functions divisions alone accounted for over 95 events held this year. More than half the numbers came from Exhibitions. Repeat business is key to the Centre's success as it demonstrates the Centre's exceptional ability to not only expand its b...
|December 12, 2012
The Royal International Convention Centre (RICC) In Brisbane, Australia Will Open In March
The nation's newest convention centre, the Royal International Convention Centre (RICC) in Brisbane, will open in March with Australian first technology. Currently under construction at the RNA Showgrounds, the RICC will become the first venue in the country to offer a personalised mobile app to event organisers, exhibitors and visitors. The free interactive app, available from March, will allow users to view event information, exhibitor and sponsor profiles, request meetings with exhibitors...
|December 11, 2012
AEG Ogden To Operate New Integrated Sydney, Australia Facility
The Destination Sydney consortium, comprising AEG Ogden, Lend Lease, Capella Capital and Spotless Facilities Services, has been announced by the New South Wales Government as its preferred developer of the new, integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct at Darling Harbour. AEG Ogden, the leading venue manager in the Asia Pacific region, will be the operator of the (AUD) $1.1 billion facility to be known as the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney). Welcomi...
|December 10, 2012
AsiaWorld-Expo Presents New Major Convention Spaces For Hong Kong
AsiaWorld-Expo -- Asia's leading exhibition, convention and events venue -- presents new major convention spaces for Hong Kong: Runway 11 and Runway Suites series to meet today's strong market demand for flexible event facilities. The sophisticated Runway 11 and Runway Suites series will help attract even more international conferences and events to Hong Kong, building on the exceptional growth that the local MICE industry already enjoys. In this regard, the MICE industry is very pleased to se...
|November 27, 2012
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Soars High In 2012 - 13 Bids Won and More Awards
The seven-year old Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) continues to record healthy growth with all business segments exceeding their targets despite global economic conditions that have overshadowed much of 2012, in particular in Europe and the USA. From 1 January to 31 October 2012, the Centre hosted 1,258 events, a 15% increase from the 1,097 held in the previous corresponding period, and served 1.37 million delegates and visitors. Among the more notable events were: - the Royal...
|November 18, 2012
Darwin Convention Centre Wins Brolga Award For Excellence In Meetings and Business Tourism
Darwin Convention Centre capped off another remarkable year with a major win, taking out the 2012 Brolga Award for excellence in Meetings and Business Tourism for the third consecutive year. The announcement was made at the 26th Brolga Awards ceremony and gala dinner held Saturday, November 17 at the Convention Centre, a night that sparkled as the Northern Territory's tourism industry luminaries gathered for the region's premier tourism event. Malu Barrios, General Manager of the Darwin ...
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