Published on : Thursday, October 17, 2019
Reinforcing its reputation as Malaysia’s premier purpose-built venue, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) recently won the “Outstanding Venue Award” at the AFECA (Asian Federation of Exhibition & Convention Associations) Asian Awards 2019 in Manila, the Philippines. The accolade recognises venues with world-class facilities, quality service, outstanding customer support and sustainability practices.
AFECA is the leading MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions)
association in Asia. With 155 members, covering 17 nations, AFECA’s main goal is to
help develop and grow MICE industries in the region and is the gateway for Asia to reach
out to the rest of the world. This year’s AFECA Asia Awards received a record 58
nominations/entries from 11 countries and nine esteemed judges representing all sectors
of the region’s industry picked the Centre as the winner in its category.
Commenting on the venue’s success, the Centre’s General Manager, Alan Pryor, shared,
“We are absolutely delighted to receive this prestigious award for the second time and are honoured to be amongst such esteemed finalists and industry leaders. We very much
appreciate the accolade from AFECA and are excited to have been recognised for our
world-class facilities, quality service, outstanding customer support and sustainability
“This award reflects our commitment to product innovation and excellence, and is
testament to the professionalism and dedication of our talented team members and our
philosophy to be the perfect business events partner for our clients.
This acknowledgement provides additional motivation for us to continue to enhance our
partnership approach to deliver personalised innovative and value-add solutions that
create bespoke experiences and memorable customer journeys, for clients across the
board,” he concluded.
Organised by AFECA, the Department of Tourism Philippines (DOT), the Philippine
Tourism Promotion Board and the Philippine Association of Convention/Exhibition
Organisers and Suppliers (PACEOS), the annual AFECA Asian Awards recognises and
acknowledges individuals and organisations for their pursuit of excellence, industry best
practices and significant contributions to the MICE or business events industry.