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April 30, 2018


The Centre Wins Malaysia Best Employer Brand Award 2018
Director of Human Resources, Muhammad Vickneswaran, Receives Malaysia’s Most Talented HR Leaders Award 2018

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s Director of Human Resources, Muhammad Vickneswaran (centre), receives the venue’s Malaysia Best Employer Brand Award 2018 for the Hospitality Sector and his Malaysia’s Most Talented HR Leaders Award 2018 from Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM) President and Chief Executive Officer, Aresandiran J. Naidu and Chief Executive Officer of Berjaya Hotels & Resorts, Hanley Chew.

KUALA LUMPUR, April 2018 – The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has won the Malaysia Best Employer Brand Award 2018 for the Hospitality Sector and the Centre’s Director of Human Resources, Muhammad Vickneswaran, received Malaysia’s Most Talented HR Leaders Award 2018, at the 4th Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards 2018. These accolades follow the venue’s recent achievement in winning thePembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad” for the Large Service Sector at the Human Resource Development (HRD) Awards 2017.

The Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards features the top organisations from Malaysia who are exemplary in Human Resources (HR) and use marketing communications effectively for HR Development. The winners of the Best Employer Awards were assessed based on their outstanding achievements in translating and combining vision and action with HR Strategy; building alignment to mesh HR Strategy with business priorities; and cultivating competencies for the future to enable the organisation to be future-ready.

Speaking on the success at the Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards Ceremony, the Centre’s Director of Human Resources, Muhammad Vickneswaran, shared, “This award reflects the commitment of the Centre’s leadership in placing great emphasis on the development of human capital and future leaders for the hospitality and business events industry. Quality and service excellence depend on well-trained workforce and that is why talent development and retention and skills enhancement are a highly regarded part of our day-to-day operation.

He continued, “As such, receiving this accolade, which recognises our efforts to attract, develop and retain local talent is a great honour and why we are elated to win this award. It also gives us a sense of our standing against other industry leaders and further inspires us to continue our efforts in building an excellent team.

Echoing Muhammad’s delight at receiving the Malaysia Best Employer Brand Award, the Centre’s General Manager, Alan Pryor said, “I would also like to congratulate Muhammad on winning Malaysia’s Most Talented HR Leaders Award. The accolade is much deserved and recognises his vast knowledge and experience in Human Resources, which our team benefits from every day.

The Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards were selected by the Employer Branding Institute (EBI), a virtual organisation which connects senior leaders in human resources to share their best practices throughout the world. The awards celebrate Employers in several geographic regions as a build-up to the Global Employer Brands which are a part of the World HRD Congress. In its fourth year, the event celebrates some of the finest leaders in an organisation that believe in producing leaders, leaders of change, leaders who are iconic and Talent Management strategy aligned with the vision and mission of the organisation.

The Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards is intensely researched by Dr. R. L. Bhatia, Project Director of World HRD Congress and Founder of World CSR Day and headed by Dr. Indira Parikh, Ex-Dean of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, one of the most prestigious education institutes in India.

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For further information, please contact:
Nalinie A/P Rajah
Marcom and PR Executive
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Tel: +603 2333 2888
Fax: +603 2333 2882

Charles Chaplin
TQPR (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Tel: +603 6203 4300
Fax: +603 6203 5972

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Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

March 9, 2018

Greetings from Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre), Malaysia’s premier award-winning purpose-built facility and Asia’s only AIPC (International Association of Congress Centres) Gold Standard venue, is celebrating its 12h consecutive year at AIME (Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo) 2018 with an emphasis on strengthening client engagement and networking with industry stakeholders.

Last year the Centre partnered with six Australian based clients on their events and aims to build on this momentum this year. The Centre hosted the Australian High Commission’s Australia Day Reception 2017, 5th International Secondary Lead Conference 2017, 17th Asian Battery Conference (ABC) 2017, Malaysia Australia Business Council (MABC) Networking Cocktail Reception, The University of Melbourne’s Malaysia Regional Office pre-departure briefing and Esri Malaysia User Conference 2017.

The Centre’s General Manager, Alan Pryor, commented “AIME provides an ideal platform to continue our engagement with clients, many of whom, are Australian-based and have continued to return to the Centre for many years.”

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February 19, 2014

Conventions and TenOnCall Segments See Biggest Growth

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 February 2014 – The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) hosted 1,565 events in 2013, a 9% increase on the 1,442 in 2012 and the highest number ever held in a calendar year since opening in June 2005. Of this, the Conventions and TenOnCall segments were the biggest movers recording a 32% and 16% increase respectively on the previous year’s figures.

For Exhibitions segment, seven new clients from the rail, security, fire & safety, skin care, glass manufacturing and baby products industries joined an existing portfolio of recurrent shows while Conventions added 33 new clients to its list, 29 of which were international conferences.

In total, the Centre welcomed 2.0 million delegates contributing RM700 million in economic impact to the Malaysian economy (in 2013) compared with 1.6 million delegates and RM590 million in 2012.

A steady growth of an average 10% year-on-year between 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2013 for events held at the facility means that since opening nine years ago, the venue has hosted over 15.6 million delegates and visitors and made a total economic impact contribution of around RM4.9 billion.

The year in review also saw the Centre add to an already impressive list of awards and accolades, with the ‘Purpose Built Convention & Exhibition Centre Award For Excellence’ in the Business Events category of the Malaysian rAWr (Recognising Award Winning Results) Awards 2013 for her contribution to the growth and development of the country’s business tourism sector and Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Universal Access Award 2013 which acknowledges the Centre’s design and layout as being accessible to all while the culinary team brought home its third consecutive ‘Most Outstanding Team in Culinary’ award at Culinaire Malaysia 2013. Last but not least, the Centre’s PR and media efforts were rewarded with the inaugural ICCA Best PR Award at the 52nd International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress 2013.

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“In addition, over the course of the year, we hosted numerous high profile international events such as the 3rd Women Deliver Global Conference (Women Deliver 2013), 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2013), 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013), 35th Asia Pacific Dental Congress (APDC 2013) and the 2013 International Dragon Award (IDA 2013) Annual Conference, highlighting our growing regional and international reputation as Malaysia’s premier convention facility,” said General Manager, Datuk Peter Brokenshire.

He continued, “our team is our most valuable asset. Without them, our achievements would not have been possible. That said, we are not resting on our laurels. Moving forward, we will maintain our flexible mind-set to continue delivering value to repeat and new clients through innovative product offerings and quality service, an approach that has kept us at the forefront of people’s minds and continues to give us that competitive edge. And in the current economic climate, better yield management and efficient management of space to attract and schedule more quality events are two key strategies for 2014 and beyond.”

On the Centre’s 2014 events calendar are several prestigious gatherings including Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) Annual National Conference 2014 which is being held for the first time in Southeast Asia, and only the second time outside Australia, another first in Toastmasters International 82nd Annual International Convention 2014 as this will be the first time in the organisation’s 89-year history its international convention is being held outside North America, 12th International Congress on Obesity, XXV FIG (International Federation of Surveyors) Congress 2014, 20th ASEAN Federation of Cardiology Congress, 16th Asian Congress of Architects 2014, 14th Western Pacific Congress on Chemotherapy and Infectious Diseases 2014, Offshore Technology Conference Asia 2014 and Asia Water Expo 2014.

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For further information, please contact:
Kuzaimah Idris
Communications Manager
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Tel: +603 2333 2888
Fax: +603 2333 2882

Charles Chaplin or Listiari Suyanto
TQPR (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Tel: +603 2092 4300
Fax: +603 2092 5972
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