Kuala Lumpur fields strong events year

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s record year of association events includes 11 European-based events.
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s record year of association events includes 11 European-based events.

Malaysia's capital city Kuala Lumpur has fielded a strong calendar of events year with notable participation from Europe-based events that have delivered in total of nearly RM788 million (US$187.9 million) in economic impact.


The city's Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) reported that it hosted 1,189 events in the first 10 months this year. Of the events, 11 were Europe-based association events that brought 11,960 delegates and almost RM50 million in economic impact. 

The centre hosted key events from industry sectors such as health care and medicine to waste management such as:

• Girls Not Brides Global Meeting 2018
• IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) Asia Conference & Showcase 2018
• World Congress of SIVA-TCI (World Society of Intravenous Anaesthesia Onlus -Target Controlled Infusion) 2018
• World Cancer Congress 2018
• ISQua (International Society for Quality in Health Care) International Conference 2018
• ISWA (International Solid Waste Association) World Congress 2018
• International Diabetes Federation Western Pacific Region Congress (IDF-WPR) 2018
• International Rubber Conference 2018
• UIA (Union of International Associations) Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific 2018
• IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) World Library and Information Congress 2018
• Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018

KLCC general manager Alan Pryor said, "We are excited to have hosted a record number of international association meetings in 2018.

"We are especially looking forward to showcasing Malaysia as an ideal and very affordable business events destination, and sharing our latest developments, including our brand new 11,000sqm expansion, which opens in the middle of next year."



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