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|November 08, 2012
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Goes Mobile
"Get set, scan, go!," says a beaming Mr. Alan Pryor, Deputy General Manager, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre), after the Centre's mobile application (mobile app) went 'live' recently. Hot on the heels of its Wi-Fi upgrade of 40MB that is offered on a complimentary basis to guests and the new revamped website that elevates users experience with the latest in design features and usability, the mobile app further expands the Centre's technology spectrum to allow users to access its w...
|November 02, 2012
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Wins Inaugural Chaine Des Rotisseurs Dining Award
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has set a new benchmark in the catering industry by winning the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Malaysia Chapter's inaugural 'Dato Lau Foo Sun Excellence in Dining Award'. According to Datuk Dr Jagjit Singh Sambhi, Malaysia Chapter President, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, the judging was based on several criteria, from pre-dinner experience, menu, wine and food presentation to service, ambience and venue setting, and overall dining experience. "Of the five es...
|October 17, 2012
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Hits RM4 Billion Mark
While the current global economic uncertainty has overshadowed much of 2012, year-to-date, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has yielded positive results with all business segments meeting their targets and continuing to perform well. From 1 January to 30 September 2012, the Centre hosted 1,119 events; a 13% increase from the 973 held in the previous corresponding period, served 1.2 million delegates and visitors bringing in an economic impact contribution of RM407 million to Kua...
|September 27, 2012
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) Puts Regional Victoria On The World Stage
Last night the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) hosted two simultaneous large scale events where almost 3500 guests savoured some of Victoria's finest produce and wine served by MCEC's in-house chefs and catering staff. While a gala ball for 1000 guests was held in the convention centre's grand banquet room, 2500 international guests enjoyed a sit down dinner in the exhibition centre. MCEC's Chief Executive Peter King said: "Our spaces are so versatile that within a few ...
|September 20, 2012
Culture Key To Adelaide Convention Centre's Environmental Success
The Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) has credited its success in significantly reducing its environmental impact to creating a culture that empowers everyone to make a contribution including clients, employees and suppliers. Its achievements have been showcased in a new case study released by EarthCheck -- the leading environmental management and certification program used by convention centres, travel and tourism organisations around the world. The Centre is EarthCheck Certified Silver an...
|August 27, 2012
52 Exhibition Organisers Staged 116 Exhibitions At Hong Kong CEC In FY2011/12
Latest figures confirm that the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) continues to attract a large number of international exhibition organisers wanting to stage a variety of exhibitions in Hong Kong. Statistics for the HKCEC’s 2011-2012 fiscal year (July 2011 to June 2012) show that 116 of the 1,224 events held at the prime harbor-front venue during the period were exhibitions, and that they were organised by a total of 52 different organisers. Of these, 28 were from outside H...
|August 13, 2012
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Launches New Website
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has launched its new website, where "forward thinking and pushing boundaries were the main drivers for the new look," explained Ms Angeline Lue, Director of Sales & Marketing, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Based on a comprehensive brief from the Centre's Sales & Marketing Division, the appointed design and web agencies made full use of the advancements ...
|August 06, 2012
Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre Wins International Special Events Society (ISES) Esprit Award
The Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre's creativity and innovation in event delivery has again been recognised internationally, with the venue winning a prestigious International Special Events Society (ISES) Esprit Award. Announced in Dallas in the United States on the weekend (August 4), the Best Event Design and Décor award acknowledges the Centre's achievement in staging a spectacular Unconventional Evening in November 2011. The Unconventional Evening demonstrated the Centre's t...
|July 05, 2012
Kyoto Temple Transformed Into Meeting Events Venue
Kanga-an, a former Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto has been transformed into a meeting events venue to meet the growing demand for host venues in the city, and is one of the latest venues to join the Kyoto Convention Bureau. Kanga-an, which dates back to the 17th century when the retired emperor Go Mizuno ordered its opening to enshrine the Holy Spirit of Residential Protection, has been renovated and converted into a restaurant to maintain the beauty and sublime peacefulness of the original b...
|June 29, 2012
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) Up For World's Best Convention Centre
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has again been announced a finalist in the AIPC Apex World's Best Convention Centre Awards. This is the sixth time MCEC has been named a finalist, taking out Best Convention Centre in 2000, and is one of only 18 finalists worldwide. The 2012 winner and top three centres from around the world will be announced at the AIPC Conference in Amsterdam next Tuesday 3 July. MCEC's chief executive Peter King said, "It's a real coup that our cli...
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