/ Penang wins bid to host World Seafood Congress

21 September 2017

Penang has been selected as the first Asian destination to host the World Seafood Congress to be held in September 2019. The decision was announced by International Association of Fish Inspectors (IAFI) president Carey Bonnell during the congress’ 2017 edition in Reykjavik, Iceland, from Sept 10 to 13.


/ Double victory for Penang CVB as it bags World Seafood Congress

21 September 2017

The Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) has secured its first congress bid win in the form of hosting rights to the World Seafood Congress (WSC) 2019. The win is also a triumph for Asia, as the congress will head to this region for the first time.


/ Penang first in Asia to host World Seafood Congress

21 September 2017

GEORGE TOWN: Penang will be the first Asian country to host the World Seafood Congress come September 2019. Penang was selected over other contenders such as Thailand, China and Japan that also bade for the event.


/ Penang Wins the Bid to Host World Seafood Congress 2019

21 September 2017

The Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) is proud to announce that Penang has been selected as the first Asian destination to host the World Seafood Congress that will be held in September 2019.


/ 击退中日泰 首移师业洲槟后年办世界海产大会

20 September 2017

槟州首长林冠英宣布, 槟州历史性击退泰国、中国和日本, 获选成为首个举办世界海产代表大会的亚洲城市, 这将有效地为州内养鱼业带来更多的醒觉及创新。


/ Penang Wins the Bid to Host World Seafood Congress 2019

20 September 2017

George Town, Penang: The Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) is proud to announce that Penang has been selected as the first Asian destination to host the World Seafood Congress that will be held in September 2019.


/ Penang to host Asia’s first World Seafood Congress in 2019

20 September 2017

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 20 ― Penang will be the first Asian country to host the World Seafood Congress come September 2019. Penang was selected over other contenders such as Thailand, China and Japan that also bade for the event.


/ Best street eats in Penang

18 September 2017

On an island famed for its tasty treats, it can be hard to fit every recommendation into a single itinerary. However, even in the hotly contested street-food scene, there are three dishes that reign supreme: assam laksa, a Nyonya favourite of spicy fish broth with sour notes of tamarind and slurp-worthy rice noodles (below); nasi kandar, fluffy white rice topped with meat or seafood,...


/ World Seafood Congress moves to Penang

14 September 2017

Carey Bomell, president of the International Association of Fish Inspectors (IAFI), brought the World Seafood Congress 2017 (WSC) in Reykjavik, Iceland, to a close with the announcement that the next edition of the biennial conference will be held in Penang, Malaysia.


/ Penang demonstrates medical business events prowess

16 August 2017

Penang’s first medical expo and healthcare conference will put its offerings in the spotlight and create a platform for a better local healthcare system.