Friday, November 29, 2013

MyCEB reports growth in 2013

News this week: According to the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), the economic impact of international events in 2013 increased 21% compared with 2012.

During the period from January to October 2013, the bureau revealed it successfully won 118 event bids which contributed a total estimated economic impact value of US$140 million. MyCEB revealed 42 of the bids won were convention bids – up 62% compared with the full year of 2012.

MyCEB reportedly secured the visit of 40,000 delegates to Malaysia over the next eight years. The total number of delegates for the corporate meetings and incentives sector from January to October 2013 was up 18% from 25,604 to 30,318.

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