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/ A market for festivals
Penang's George Town has undergone tremendous transformation from its 18th century beginnings as the first British Straits Settlement to become UNESCO listed in 2008 and globally recognised for its vibrant arts and culture scene.
/ Malaysia ups game in MICE Industry
Encouraging growth is seen in the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) industry here and outside the capital city, thanks to continuous promotional activities carried out over the years.
/ 46 Top Incentive Ideas
Celebrate your top achievers in a one of the most distinctive Chinese clan houses in Malaysia – the Khoo Kongsi in Penang – by throwing a dinner featuring delectable popular local street eats such as char koay teow, laksa and passembur and entertaining them with living heritage activities that showcase true Malaysian customs and traditions.
/ Penang: The REAL Deal
Any Penangite will give you a million reasons why Penang is the best destination for MICE in the region. Ashwin Gunasekeran, born and bred Penangite, who also happens to be the CEO of the Penand Convention & Exhibition Bureau is no different!
/ Penang's Progress
Mention Penang and images of Peranakan architecture and colourful trishaws come to mind. After all, George Town’s historic value merited inclusion in Unesco’s World Heritage Convention in 2007 for the colonial town’s unique blend of Malay, Chinese, and Indian cultures with European elements. But today, a new energy is alive in Penang. - See more at: http://mixmeetings.com/destinations/penangs-progress-1604#sthash.jLHk0Azu.dpuf
/ Make Penang your choice
Penang is undeniably an amazing place to meet. Here are the 6 of the most compelling reasons why you should make Penang the next destination for your meet!
/ Penang arts district relocated to Macallum Street; Sia Boey to be transport hub
Penang’s proposed arts district that was initially sited at Sia Boey will now be at Macallum Street Ghaut, just 500m away, while the old market site will be transformed into a transformation hub.
/ Penang Amazing Race Offers a New “Experiences Unfiltered” For Penang’s Business Events
Penang Amazing Race is a new event service developed by Goche Corporation Sdn Bhd (Gochecorp) that aims to add value and encourage participation in the Business Events (BE) sector and will also allow Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events (MICE) tourism groups that visit Malaysia to experience a new and improved method of travel in Penang.
/ Amazing Penang experience for 60 MICE workers
SOME 60 Penangites working in the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) industry had a fun time taking part in the Penang Amazing Race developed by Goche Corporation Sdn Bhd.
/ Official Launched Of Penang Amazing Race
Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng had official launch of Penang Amazing Race which offers a new “Experiences Unfiltered” for Penang business events at Fort Cornwallis here this morning. Penang Amazing Race is a new event service developed by Goche Corporation Sdn Bhd (Gochecorp) that aims to add value and encourage participation in the Business Events (BE) sector.