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/ Penang’s new meetings infrastructure is ideal for associations and conventions
The Malaysian island state of Penang seeks more international MICE business after the Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) was set up in January 2016, and the Setia SPICE Convention Centre opened this year.
/ Penang CVB unveils bigger, better destination planner
Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) has launched the second edition of its Penang Meeting Planners Guide, this time with more than 130 listings of venues, accommodations, restaurants and event suppliers.
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/ BE@Penang 2016: Business Events just got serious!
The Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) played host to the first ever inaugural BE @Penang Industry Engagement Conference from 6-7 December 2015 in Georgetown, Penang.
/ Penang state declares April 6 as Penang Meetings Industry Day
Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng made the announcement during a press conference at Komtar on Tuesday. Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau chief executive officer Ashwin Gunasekeran said the Penang Meetings Industry Day takes after the Global Meetings Industry Day, which is an annual global advocacy day shedding light on the value of meetings to people, business and communities.
/ ICCA Malaysia elects committee chairs ahead of meetings day
International Congress and Convention Association elects Ho Yoke Ping and Ashwin Gunasekeran as committee chair and deputy chair ahead of embracing Global Meetings Industry Day
/ ICCA Malaysia welcomes new chair
The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Malaysia has elected Ho Yoke Ping as the ICCA Malaysia Committee chair and Ashwin Gunasekeran as deputy chair.
/ APAC leads GMID 2017
In Malaysia, the Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau took centre stage with the chief minister of Penang, Lim Guan Eng, declaring April 6, 2017, as 'Penang Meetings Industry Day'. PCEB also ran a social media campaign to raise awareness of the power of meetings.
/ Penang Meetings Industry Day
In Malaysia, the Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) will take centre stage with the chief minister of Penang, Lim Guan Eng, declaring April 6, 2017 as ‘Penang Meetings Industry Day’. The declaration took place earlier this week at a signing ceremony in George Town amid members of Penang’s business events Industry and the Malaysian Association of Hotels.