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/ Penang aims to break RM1b mark in meetings sector
Penang is targeting to generate RM1 billion in value from the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) industry this year. Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the sector is rapidly growing and could create high economic value for the state.
/ 406全球会议工业日 林冠英：放眼10亿收入
（槟城4日讯）槟州首席部长林冠英宣布4月6日为“全球会议工业日”（Global Meetings Industry Day）。
/ Beyond the best-known cities
Second-tier destinations promote heritage and leisure attractions to lure travelers who mix business with pleasure. Heritage tourism has always been Penang’s selling point. The island, off the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, is home to George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The laid-back city, renowned for its well-preserved temples, British colonial architecture...
/ Phoenixes of the future
Over in Penang, the recently opened Subterranean Penang International Convention & Exhibition Centre (SPICE) is the world's first hybrid solar-powered convention centre. The eco green-certified convention centre in Asia also makes a statement with its themed areas for exhibition space, sports, retail, food and beverage, hotel, rooftop garden, a spice garden and an industrial free...
/ Penang hosts 1,251 events in PCEB's first year
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 a review released by the Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB ).
/ Penang MICE field in 2016 to create 737 million economic benefits
According to a report by the Penang International Conference and Exhibition Bureau in 2016, there were 1153 meetings and exhibitions held in Penang last year, creating RM737 million in economic benefits; Penang's head Lin Guanying said the developers were confident of Penang , So it will come to Penang investment.
/ Penang bureau celebrates 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$181 million).
/ DESTINATION | Malaysia
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.