The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has hosted 667 events within the first seven months of this year, which attracted over 970,000 delegates and visitors and delivered an economic impact of over RM285 million to Malaysia. This is an increase of 249 events or 37% and an additional 240,000 delegates and visitors, compared to the corresponding period last year.
The Centre has also won six new bids since the beginning of 2017. These included the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare Asia 2017; IWA-ASPIRE Conference & Exhibition 2017; World Congress of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations 2017; Asia Pacific Retailers Convention & Exhibition (APRCE) 2017; Congress of The Asia-Pacific Vitreo-Retina Society 2017 and World Tunnel Congress (WTC) 2020.
Comprising two auditoria (seating 3,000 and 500 respectively), 12,310 sqm of Exhibition Halls including a 2,600 sqm standalone marquee, a Grand Ballroom which seats 2,000 diners, a Banquet Hall for 500, a Conference Hall for 1,800 and 20 other meeting rooms, the Centre provides 22,659 sqm of function space.