The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s (the Centre) Director of Global Business Development & Marketing, Angeline van den Broecke, has been acknowledged as one of the most dynamic women in the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Exhibitions (MICE) industry, being named one of the Top Women in MICE 2019 by Meetings Magazine and 3s Media.
Launched in 2014, the Top Women in MICE is based on nominations from peers and comprises of the finest event organisers and suppliers in the business events industry, who were judged on their leadership, passion, creativity, integrity, mentorship and relationships. It celebrates female excellence and recognises their achievements in the MICE space and honours them during an annual ceremony.
Congratulating Angeline on her incredible accomplishment, the Centre’s General Manager, Alan Pryor, shared “Angeline’s enthusiasm, professionalism and commitment to the business events industry has been rewarded with this wonderful achievement. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience from close to 25 years in the industry, with over 11 of those in Malaysia at the Centre.”
He continued, “Angeline is motivated by a pioneering mind-set which fuels her market leadership approach and desire to constantly go beyond the norm. She is a key member of our senior management team who has been the driving force for a more inclusive approach within the organisation. Angeline’s passion, positivity and strong affinity for cultural diversity, as well as her dedication to mentoring and building the capabilities of our team, are also a great source of inspiration and motivation for everyone.”
Speaking on Angeline’s win was Shanna Jacobsen, Editor of Meetings magazine and producer of the event, said, “Seeing South Africans shine abroad makes me incredibly proud, and we are thrilled that Angeline is making a name for herself internationally as this is a testament to what exceptional talent can achieve, anywhere in the world.”
Angeline commented, “I am very honoured to be named amongst such esteemed colleagues and commend the organisers for providing such an important platform to recognise the contribution of women in the business events industry.”
“At the heart of change is the commitment to embrace cultural diversity and inclusivity no matter where you are placed in the world. I am committed to building a talent pool of future female leaders, and to the make a meaningful contribution to the sustainability of the business events industry as a whole,” she concluded.
For more information the Top Women in MICE 2019, visit www.theplanner.guru/women-in-mice-2019/.
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