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Malaysia

Malaysia provides a compelling hub for connections with Asia. Situated between two economic giants - China and India - and well supported by its progressive business and economic policies, Malaysia ranks as the 7th Most Price Competitive Country (Travel & Tourism Competitive Report 2015 - World Economic Forum) and within the top 10 Most Peaceful Countries (Global Peace Index 2015) in Asia Pacific. A nation where English is widely spoken, complemented by a kaleidoscope of cultural, natural, historical, geographical and gastronomical splendours, Malaysia presents an exceptional, value-for-money destination for staging successful business events.

Ho Yoke Ping
Ho Yoke Ping

General Manager – Business Events

Location

Hemisphere: Northern
Continent: Asia/Pacific
Country: Malaysia
City: NA

Components

International Airports: 5
Currency: Malaysia Ringgit (MYR)
Number of Convention Centres: 11

Country Overview

Malaysia provides a compelling hub for connections with Asia. Situated between two economic giants - China and India - and well supported by its progressive business and economic policies, Malaysia ranks as the 7th Most Price Competitive Country (Travel & Tourism Competitive Report 2015 - World Economic Forum) and within the top 10 Most Peaceful Countries (Global Peace Index 2015) in Asia Pacific. A nation where English is widely spoken, complemented by a kaleidoscope of cultural, natural, historical, geographical and gastronomical splendours, Malaysia presents an exceptional, value-for-money destination for staging successful business events.

CVB Overview

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) aims to strengthen Malaysia’s global appeal and position as the leading destination for international business and major events. The bureau identifies potential event leads, facilitates bidding processes, promotes collaboration and provides event support services.

Knowledge Hub Overview

Malaysia is a dynamic hub for discovering new and better ways of doing business with its diverse and skilled population. Equipped with R&D centres, innovation agencies and knowledge centres, Malaysia offers seamless end-to-end support for innovation investors, from research development to the commercialisation.

Significant Convention Centres

Kuala Lumpur/Selangor – Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Putra World Trade Centre, Putrajaya International Convention Centre and Sunway Convention & Exhibition Centre. Langkawi – Langkawi International Convention Centre. Penang – Penang International Sports Arena. Johor – Persada Johor International Convention Centre. East Malaysia – Borneo Convention Centre Kuching.

Protocol

Visitors must hold a passport valid for at least six months beyond the date of entry into Malaysia. For more information, visit www.kln.gov.my/web/guest/requirement-for-foreigner

Access

A hassle-free travel experience via air, land and sea. A total of five international airports and 16 domestic airports have scheduled passenger services on commercial airlines. Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is the air travel hub of Malaysia, with direct inter-flights by over 60 international airlines connecting from more than 100 major cities in the world.

Accommodation

From luxurious five-star accommodation to boutique hotels and fully equipped serviced apartments, there are value-for-money choices aplenty to suit any type of requirement, most located within close proximity of convention venues.

Pre-Post Convention Tours

Malaysia is renowned for its mix of authentic Asian cultures and cuisines. UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ancient rainforests and idyllic islands are within an hour’s flight of Kuala Lumpur.

DMC's/PCO's

1. Crystal Edge Sdn Bhd 2. MCI Management Sdn Bhd 3. AOS Conventions & Events Sdn Bhd 4. Reliance Sightseeing

Knowledge Hubs

Agriculture
Automotive
Banking/Finance/Insurance
Construction
Oil/Gas/Electricity/Energy
Retail
Technology

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Recent/future
international
conventions

Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress (FASAVA)

Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Numbers: 1600
Event Date: 2016

Offshore Technology Conference Asia (OTC)

Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Numbers: 30000
Event Date: 2016

Conference of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)

Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Numbers: 800
Event Date: 2016