Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre sees strong growth in medical conferences
This included the Congress of the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists 2018; World Congress of World Society of Intravenous Anaesthesia Onlus-Target Controlled Infusion 2018; World Cancer Congress 2018; Asia Pacific Congress of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia 2018; International Diabetes Federation-Western Pacific Region Congress 2018; Malaysia International Dental Exhibition and Conference 2018; and the 3 Masters: 4-Day Oral Rehabilitation Symposium & Hands-On 2018.
The Centre’s general manager, Alan Pryor, said they were delighted to be the “venue of choice” for medical business events in Malaysia.
“The country is fast developing a strong reputation for successfully hosting medical events and we look forward to forging even closer partnerships with the government, industry partners, our internationally-acclaimed professors and doctors and local medical associations, to make Malaysia the premier medical meetings hub in the region,” he said.
“The strong performance from this sector looks set to continue for us, as next year we already have eight medical meetings confirmed which are expected to attract more than 6300 participants”
A number of these events will be using the Centre’s new 11,000sqm expansion, which opens mid next year.
Medical events taking place in 2019 include the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Annual Scientific Meeting 2019; Urological Association of Asia Congress 2019; Ear, Nose and Throat Summit 2019; Asia-Pacific Federation of Coloproctology Congress 2019; Malaysia International Dental Exhibition & Conference 2019; and Malaysian Dental Association Scientific Convention & Trade Exhibition 2019.