Rebound for Malaysia's business events sector is loud and clear

Malaysia wins bid to host Asia Pacific Symposium on Cochlear Implants in 2025.

MYCEB COO Noor Ahmad Hamid in conversation with Dr. Prepageran Narayanan, incoming president of Asia Pacific Symposium on Cochlear Implants and Related Sciences, regarding Malaysia's winning bid.
MYCEB COO Noor Ahmad Hamid in conversation with Dr. Prepageran Narayanan, incoming president of Asia Pacific Symposium on Cochlear Implants and Related Sciences, regarding Malaysia's winning bid. Photo Credit: MYCEB

The Malaysia business event sector rebound pumps up the volume as the Malaysian Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) revealed that the country has won the bid to host the Asia Pacific Symposium on Cochlear Implants and Related Sciences in 2025, together with The Malaysian Society of Otorhinolaryngologists Head and Neck Surgeons (MSO-HNS).

The symposium is expected to attract 800 delegates from around the region who will be contributing some RM15 million in economic impact to the country.

Malaysia's business events sector, has been focused on ensuring industry-wide compliance with standards for hygiene and safety in all activities geared towards the country's successful hosting of in-person events, MyCEB CEO Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud, said in a statement, adding that the country expects to host "many future conferences to be held in 2022 onwards."

Malaysia's winning bid comes hot on the heels of the 2022-2030 strategic roadmap recently rolled out by the Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers (MACEOS) to revitalise the country's business events industry

Prior to the pandemic, Malaysia's business events sector was accountable for an estimated RM3.9 billion in direct expenditure and RM9.2 billion in economic impact to the country.



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