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/ MAB, PCEB jalin pakatan strategik pacu industri MICE
MALAYSIA Airlines Bhd (MAB) hari ini memeterai perjanjian kerjasama strategik dengan Biro Konvensyen dan Pameran Pulau Pinang (PCEB) dalam usaha memacu penyertaan serta bahagian Malaysia dalam industri Mesyuarat, Insentif, Konvensyen dan Pameran (MICE).
/ Penang tops in manufacturing FDI, says Guan Eng
GEORGE TOWN: Penang emerged top for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the manufacturing sector among the states, in the first three quarters of last year, said Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.
/ PENANG PREDICTS RM1B GAIN FROM 2017 BUSINESS EVENTS
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 4 — Penang believes the estimated economic benefits from its business events industry to exceed RM1 billion for all of 2017.
/ PENANG CONVENTION & EXHIBITION BUREAU AND MALAYSIA AIRLINES FORGE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
George Town, Penang: Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) in efforts to promote Penang as a preferred Business Events destination.
/ Penang conference fires up students’ interest in business events
THE art of attracting young Asian millennials to the travel and hospitality trade, said experts, includes cultivating them early on, circulating them across functions, and motivating them with exposure and prestige.
/ Boosting Penang’s potential for business events
THE Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) returned with the second edition of BE@Penang, which was held at the Setia Spice Convention Centre last week.
/ PCEB muscles up with ambassador programme
In 2018, Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) will be introducing a conference ambassador programme to generate international business events leads and international specialised conferences.
/ Business events seen as an enabler of environment conservation
Operators of two of Penang’s most prominent natural attractions are banking on the city’s fervent courtship of business events to help conserve the destination’s natural environment.
/ Penang conference a good learning platform, say business events players
INDUSTRY players looking to enter the growing business events industry, or MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) market, need a good education platform in Malaysia to converge, learn and share knowledge.
/ Time for Penang to pick hi-end visitors over mass tourism
INTERNATIONAL events organisers have said that Penang must begin prioritising targeted and high-end tourism over mass tourism, which could potentially lead to the destruction of its heritage and identity.