Malaysia, 8th August: In the first half of the year, Malaysia secured three major conferences that are expected to generate a total RM32.7 million (US$7.6 million) in direct revenues for the country.
The three conferences are: the World Tunnel Congress 2020 held in conjunction with the 46th International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association General Assembly; the 17th World Congress for Endoscopic Surgery of the Skull Base and Brain 2020; and the Congress of the International Board on Books for Young People 2022.
According to the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), Malaysia will also host five international conferences in the period from August to December 2017. It is estimated about 6,000 delegates will attend these events and the events will generate RM 46.9 million (US$11 million) in direct expenditures.
Source: TTGmice article