Malaysia has inked a number of memorandums of understanding (MoUs) in
recent weeks, as it aims to strengthen the destination's MICE
At the recent UFI Asia-Pacific Conference, held in Kuala Lumpur from
2-3 March, UFI signed a MoU with the Asian Federation of Exhibition and
Convention Associations (AFECA) on future collaboration across topics
including research and education. UFI also announced a specific
education programme that it will organise and run to upskill event
industry professionals from Malaysia and neighbouring countries.
Earlier this month, Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition
Centre and ABS Greentech signed an MoU focused on ESG commitments. The
MoU aims to help to stop hunger, by assuring food security, improving
malnutrition and sustainable agriculture through smart farming. Both
parties have agreed to take up the initiatives which include organising
conferences on sustainable agriculture for the communities, and
encouraging and promoting pesticide-free food products, to help retain
Sarawak Design Centre announced four MoUs last month, during Sarawak
Design Week which was hosted at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching, based
on furthering skills and talent with the furniture industry, and which
will help to boost the destination’s profile in this sector.
The MoUs are with the University of Technology Sarawak, aimed at
forming a strategic collaboration to boost training opportunities and
build career paths, with Miri Community College, again to further skills
and with Sarawak Timber Association and Korea Furniture Association to
develop value-added products.