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Whether it is top-quality corporate hotels, unique venues set in UNESCO heritage sites or adrenaline-pumping team-building activities planners are looking for, Kuala Lumpur and Penang offer endless options.
/ Penang bureau draws over 1,250 business events, review shows
Following the launch of Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) at the start of last year, the Malaysian state has hosted over 1,250 business events generating over RM808 million (about US$183m), according to the bureau’s annual review.
/ Penang bureau reports successful first year
The newly established Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) has reported a successful first year after hosting 1,251 events in 2016 with an estimated economic impact of RM808 million (US$183 million).
/ Penang hosts 1,251 events in PCEB's first year of operations
Penang hosted 1,251 events with an estimated economic impact of RM808 million (US$182 million) in its CVB's first year of operations in 2016, according to an industry review released by the Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB).
/ Heritage-themed incentives provide a window to the past
Malaysia has several strings to its bow as an incentive destination, but its heritage attractions hold as much group potential as any of them. The destination has a rich multiethnic make-up, with particular influence from China and India as well as its own colourful Malay culture, while the colonial years have also left an indelible mark on the country. Heritage-related activities...
/ Penang releases its first business events review
Malaysia – The Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) has released its first ever business events industry review to provide a summary of PCEB’s activities in their first year of operations and insights on factors affecting the industry.
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/ Sign on for heritage charm: Unusual venues in Penang for business events
WHILE Kuala Lumpur hogs the spotlight in Malaysia as a buzzing venue for MICE and business events, you shouldn’t be so quick to disregard some of the country’s equally charming states.
/ Penang Establishes a Bureau to Tap into the Lucrative MICE Business
Already well known as a tourist destination the island of Penang is now looking at its share of the global MICE business. Although Penang has only just started to focus on MICE, the island is definitely on the right track. Penang has built its first state of the art multipurpose facility, the Subterranean Penang International Conference and Exhibition Centre or SPICE, and this,...