tisdag 27 november 2012 | Convention Centre
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Soars High in 2012
The seven-year old Kuala Lumpur Convention 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 Centre was the recipient of several more awards with the MICE Report Awards 2012 for ‘Best Convention Centre in Asia’, ‘Gold’ in Meetings Industry Marketing Awards (MIMA) 2012 for ‘Best Print Advertising Campaign’ for the Batik Sarong Tie-Up Campaign and the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Malaysia Chapter’s inaugural ‘Dato Lau Foo Sun Excellence in Dining Award’ for excellence in culinary experience. The Batik Sarong Tie-up Campaign also made the finalists’ list in the International Congress and Convention Association’s (ICCA) ‘Best Marketing Award 2012.'
The Centre won the following bids this year:
Speaking on the sidelines of EIBTM 2012, Director of Sales & Marketing, Angeline Lue said that while the Centre is delighted with its performance to date, “We remain flexible and innovative in order to continue delivering value-add and world-class products and services to meet the evolving needs of our local, regional and international clientele. Moving forward, there will be exciting plans to share with everyone. So, expect to hear more from us very soon.”
Since opening in June 2005, the Centre has been the venue of choice for 6,461 events with over 13.4 million delegates and visitors. This in turn, has contributed approximately RM4.1 billion (€1.05 billion) in economic impact to Kuala Lumpur city and Malaysia.