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|June 04, 2012
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre: Safety Briefings A Standard Operating Procedure
As Kuala Lumpur's and Malaysia's most technologically-advanced, purpose-built facility for international, regional and local conventions, exhibitions, meetings and entertainment events, the safety and security of clients and guests are of paramount importance for the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre), more so when one considers the Centre has been the venue of choice for over 5,600 events and welcomed some 12.5 million guests since opening in June 2005. Applauding recent comments b...
|May 30, 2012
Shibuya Hikarie Building Complex Opens In Shibuya, Japan
Shibuya is renowned as the place for the trends of young generation in Tokyo. A tall building complex and a new landmark, Shibuya Hikarie, opened in Shibuya on April 26 near the Shibuya intersection. Shibuya Hikarie takes over the reins from Shibuya Tokyu Bunka Kaikan, which opened in 1956, aiming to be a "platform to create and deliver new value." In addition to offices, cafes, restaurants, and other commercial floors "ShinQs" include about 200 shops, the complex also houses a musical theater "...
|May 30, 2012
New MAIHAMA Amphitheater At The Tokyo Disney Resort
The Tokyo Disney Resort will start renting out its new MAIHAMA Amphitheater this September. The theater was used exclusively by Cirque du Soleil until December of 2011, and is being renovated for wide range of purposes, including corporate events, academic lectures, presentations, and music concerts. The main feature is a circular stage surrounded by 2,170 stadium seats. Organizers who use the hall will have the convenience of the IKSPIARI shopping and dining center next door, two Disney them...
|May 27, 2012
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Contributed To Malaysia's And Kuala Lumpur's Better Ranking
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre), the country's premier convention facility, recorded an increase in international delegates by over 1,000 guests to 19,750 in 2011, compared with 18,725 in 2010. Datuk Peter Brokenshire, General Manager, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre attributed the Centre's continuing success to having a world-class facility staffed by a knowledgeable and experienced team who remain committed to putting the company's vision of "turning heads by making a differe...
|May 22, 2012
The Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre: Packed Event Schedule Highlights Centre's Success
The Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre will next year welcome more than a million people through its doors in one of its biggest periods for conferences, incentives and exhibitions in recent years. More than 120 events are already confirmed in 2013, including international conferences like the World Congress on Lung Cancer for 5000 delegates in October, the World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for 1500 delegates in October, the International Red Cross General Assemb...
|May 15, 2012
More Function Space At The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
To meet the demands for larger space, the country's leading convention centre, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has acquired 2,600 sqm of additional space to add to its facility. Built as a semi-permanent marquee adjacent to the Centre, the new marquee structure, known as Hall 6 will allow the Centre to accommodate larger exhibitions, conferences and other events. Hall 6 has been built by the Centre's owners, KLCC (Holdings) Sdn Bhd for the 25th World Gas Conference (WGC2012) w...
|May 04, 2012
Complimentary Wi-Fi From Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
In line with the Government's call to get the federal capital all 'Wi-Fi-ed up', the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has upped its Wi-Fi connection to 40MB to offer guests faster connectivity at no cost on a best effort basis. "Technology and social media are having a big impact on how venues are marketing themselves and packaging their product offerings. It is becoming the norm; and not a competitive edge, for meeting delegates to expect to get their WiFi for free. As a world-cl...
|May 01, 2012
The Cairns Convention Centre To Host 13 International Conventions In Six Months
The Cairns Convention Centre will host 13 international conventions with over 8,000 delegates in the coming six months as the city gets ready to welcome the world. In addition to international visitors the Centre will also welcome over 4,000 national conference delegates in what promises to be an exciting year for the region. Some upcoming events include: - 33rd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics - Nuclei in the Cosmos International Symposium on Nuclear Astrophy...
|April 24, 2012
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Annual Association Seminar
Now in its seventh edition, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre's (the Centre) annual Association Seminar provides a platform for local associations to network, exchange information and gain first-hand information from industry experts. This year's programme included presentations by representatives from the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia (IIA) and the Kliman Group on industry trends building the capacity of local associations. This...
|April 20, 2012
Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre Serves Up Badminton Open
The feathers were flying at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre this month, with the venue playing host to the 2012 Yonex Australian Badminton Open. Attracting more than 300 top players from 29 countries, the Tournament was the first major international sporting event held at the Centre since the venue played host to a selection of 2000 Sydney Olympic Games events. Tournament Director Loke Poh Wong said the Centre had been chosen because of its size, flexibility and ability to provide...
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