Berjaya Hotels & Resorts, Borneo Incentives, Destination Resorts & Hotels, Destino Malaysia, Exotic Escapes Incentives & Events Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Langkawi Development Authority, Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Langkawi, Putrajaya International Convention Centre, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Synergy Tours will participate to EIBTM together with MyCEB.
The Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) will, for the first time, hold an exclusive press conference during EIBTM this year. Titled ‘Malaysia in 2014 and beyond’ the press conference will take place on day two of the exhibition (20th November) from 3pm-3.30pm at the MyCEB stand, booth number J60.
Presented by MyCEB’s General Manager, Business Events, Ms Ho Yoke Ping, MyCEB will reveal plans for several new venue developments in Malaysia over the next couple of years. These developments include two projects in the state of Penang as well as updates on the KL Metropolis venture. The developments are set to raise Malaysia’s capacity for holding international business events to the next level.
As 2014 marks Visit Malaysia Year (VMY 2014), MyCEB will update on key events taking place in Malaysia next year such as Tropfest SEA, which is the world's biggest short film festival. Malaysia will also be host to Festival International Sports Extreme World Series 2014 (FISE) which will take place in the historic city of Malacca in September and the Ironman Triathlon in Putrajaya and Langkawi by April and September respectively.
An overview of MyCEB’s popular Malaysia Twin Deal Programme (MTD) ++ will also be discussed as this forms a part of the VMY 2014 campaign by showcasing a range of cultural activities to ensure visitors will experience what makes Malaysia a truly rewarding business events destination.
2014 will mark four years since MyCEB started its operations, over this time it has succeeded in increasing the number of business events hosted in Malaysia, establishing its position as Asia’s business events hub. Since 2012, MyCEB secured a total of 135 international and regional conventions and incentives and these events are expected generate in excess of RM634 million (USD 199.2 million, Euro 147.5 million) in economic impact. MyCEB also supported a total of 255 business events which accounted for 124,406 delegates with an estimated RM1.198 billion ((USD 374 million, Euro 276.9 million) in economic impact.