purpose-built venue strengthens its market leadership position
KUALA LUMPUR, 24 November 2020 – The Kuala
Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) was recently voted as Malaysia’s Best
Convention Centre 2020 by leading travel and business events industry players
in the inaugural World Mice AwardsTM 2020, retaining its market leadership
This recognition came on the back of another industry award, ICCA Best
Marketing Award 2020 – Recognising Leadership in Transformation, earlier this month.
The Centre’s General Manager, Alan Pryor said, “We are truly delighted to
receive this honour from World Mice AwardsTM. This reinforces our commitment to
forge ahead in a spirit of positivity and resilience to progress business
recovery and to remain our clients’ preferred business events partner. We
regard this award as an encouragement amidst this very challenging year and as
an inspiration to continue all our efforts as Malaysia’s leading venue. We
would also like to congratulate our fellow winners, One World Hotel for Best
MICE Hotel and MEvents for Best MICE Organiser.”
World’s leading MICE brands were selected and nominated in a year-long process
followed by a period of voting by travel industry professionals and the public.
The nominee gaining the most votes in a category was determined as the winner.
Pryor concluded, “We applaud World MICE Awards’ initiative to recognise the
leaders of our industry. It is much needed to keep the industry’s morale up
during such turbulent times and this programme has definitely succeeded in this
Aimed to raise the standards within the business events industry by recognising
and rewarding organisations that are leaders in their field, World Mice
AwardsTM was developed with a mission to serve as the definitive benchmark of
excellence, and help foster a new era of growth, innovation and best practice
on a global scale. World Mice AwardsTM is the sister event of World Travel
AwardsTM which was launched in 1994.
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KUALA LUMPUR, 11 November 2020 – The Kuala
Lumpur Convention Centre’s Director of Global Business Development &
Marketing has been elected to the International Congress and Convention
Association (ICCA) Board of Directors representing the Venue Sector, at the
59th ICCA General Assembly recently.
On her new role at ICCA, Angeline said, “First and foremost, I would like to
congratulate James Rees, ICCA President, on another leadership term as well as
all re-elected and new ICCA Board Members. I am looking forward to continuing
the efforts and hard work of the outgoing venue sector representative Anja Stas
and very much look forward to working with Jonas Scharf who will be serving
another term jointly representing the venue sector.”
“As a Board Member and representative of the Venue Sector, I am committed to
driving collective momentum to pioneer business and economic recovery to keep
our industry transforming and transacting, and to contribute and grow ICCA’s
engagement platform across our industry supply chain and to strengthen ICCA’s
membership so we can deliver more value to members.
“Of great relevance to me is for venues to be vocal and demonstrate the value
they provide as social and economic drivers, we need to communicate the value
of venues as important infrastructure assets to cities and communities. We need
to keep our venues operating and delivering business events and ascertain what
relevant information and support we can share as a sector to advance our
recovery and progressive transformation,” concluded Angeline.
Her key areas of expertise are in global business development and acquisition,
strategic marketing and organisational and destination growth initiatives as
well as partnership and alliance engagement models, having worked extensively
in both the public and private sector.
Alan Pryor, General Manager of Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre added, “On behalf
of the Centre, we would like to extend our heartiest congratulations. Her
leadership attributes, commitment and passion towards our industry is highly
respected by her peers. Her appointment is a direct reflection of the
charismatic team of experts that is part of the Centre and the ASM Global
network. Angeline’s appointment is a recognition for the Centre and an
inspiration to all our team members to be steadfast and passionate in their
Rod Pilbeam, Chief Operating Officer Asia-Pacific, ASM Global commended,
“During her time at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Angeline has regularly
evolved the marketing strategy to ensure the continuing success of the Centre
as a leader in Asia. Angeline has also been a valued contributor to our combined
group initiatives including our Advantage program around our Asia-Pacific
centres. Her experience in looking beyond just her home venue will stand her in
great stead in making a contribution to our whole industry, particularly in the
areas of data and knowledge about our business that we look for ICCA to bring