/ Making People Talk Business is Penang’s Business

2 December 2016

The future of business tourism is in the hands of the newly formed Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau. At the Ninth China MICE Industry Golden Chair Awards ceremony held in Beijing in April 2016, Malaysia was voted among the top 10 best international destinations for business tourism. According to Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Abdul Aziz, Malaysia is targeting...


/ Penang gets a convention bureau

30 November 2016

Malaysia’s Penang government finally succeeded in setting up a convention bureau. The Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) has been launched to tap into the lucrative business tourism industry that has earned Malaysia RM11.3bn (US$2.53bn) over the last five years. The new bureau is charged with bringing in more meetings and events to the island state and realises an...


/ In search of belonging

18 November 2016

The Welsh word "hiraeth" has no equivalent in the English language. Simply put, it means "the longing for a homeland that is no longer there".


/ Penang taps into RM11b business tourism industry through new bureau

18 November 2016

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 18 — The Penang government has set up the Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) to tap into the lucrative business tourism industry that has earned Malaysia a cool RM11.3 billion over the last five years.


/ PCEB launches its first business events industry conference

11 November 2016

Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) will be organising its inaugural industry engagement conference session in December, a two-day event that will see a gathering of prominent figures in the local and international business events scene.


/ PCEB Akan Anjur Business Events@Penang 2016

9 November 2016

Biro Konvensyen dan Pameran Pulau Pinang (PCEB) akan menganjurkan acara Business Events@Penang 2016 (BE@Penang) yang julung kalinya diadakan pada 6-7 Dis di The Wembley, di sini.


/ Penang turns to business tourism to rake in higher revenue

9 November 2016

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 9 — The Penang government is banking on its facilities to make the state conducive for meetings, conventions and exhibitions in its bid to tap into a new revenue stream — business tourism.


/ Sarawak prepares for ICCA Congress

4 November 2016

Last preparations for the upcoming International Congress and Convention Association’s (ICCA) 55th Congress and General Assembly in Sarawak were finalised at the recent ICCA Malaysia Committee meeting, hosted by the newest member Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau.


/ ICCA Malaysia Committee puts shoulder to the wheel for ICCA Congress Kuching

3 November 2016

At the recent ICCA Malaysia Committee meeting hosted by the newest member Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau, participants finalised their last preparations for the upcoming International Congress and Convention Association’s (ICCA) 55th Congress and General Assembly. This year’s Congress will take place at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) in Sarawak from November...


/ On the trail of MICE

22 October 2016

There is a lot of money to be made from meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, and Penang is looking to tap into this market.