Penang’s unique blend of modernity and Asian traditions, coupled with a well-established hospitality industry have marked it out as a popular MICE destination. Penang offers business travellers a range of modern, state-of-the-art purpose built convention centres, including, Penang’s largest indoor venue, the Subterranean Penang International Convention and Exhibition Centre (SPICE), with a maximum capacity of 13,000 people, and the Straits Quay Convention Centre (SQCC) which seats 2,000 people with breathtaking views of the sea.
In the pipeline, are, the Penang Waterfront Convention Centre (PWCC) and the Penang World City (PWC) convention centre located in the island’s South East Zone.
For more intimate, unforgettable experiences, Penang also offers a range of unique venues that include historical buildings, iconic landmarks and eco-tourism jewels to create a memorable backdrop for the perfect event.
PCEB is a state bureau established in early 2016 to develop the meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) industry in Penang. Its objective is to position Penang as the preferred location for MICE activities in the region. PCEB serves as Penang’s focal point for the coordination of all MICE activities, providing expert assistance to organisations and MICE planners at every step of their planning.
For details, visit www.pceb.my
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