Monday, May 05, 2008

KL Meeting Venues

International Meeting Venues in Kuala Lumpur (Convention Centres)

With modern communication networks and hi-tech conferencing facilities, Kuala Lumpur has hosted a number of important meetings of world leaders such as the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) Meeting.

The capital city is fast growing as a sought-after conference venue because of its excellent Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) facilities offered. This is backed up by international convention centres situated all over the city, and well connected by transportation and communication network.

If you are tasked with organising an international conference, why not choose Kuala Lumpur for your next event? Rest assured that you will find all you need in this city.

Check out the list of convention centres in and around Kuala Lumpur. All convention centres listed are linked to their websites. Just click!

Convention Centres in Kuala Lumpur City
Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC)
Location: Jalan Putra.Description: One of the oldest convention centres around in Kuala Lumpur with a multitude of facilities. Also near to public transportation facilities (the STAR Light Rail Transit Station), the Pan Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur and The Mall shopping centre.

Kuala Lumpur International Convention Centre
Location: Jalan P.Ramlee/Jalan Ampang
Description: Probably the biggest convention centre in Kuala Lumpur, the KLCC is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art conferencing facilities. Situated within walking distance of the Suria KLCC shopping mall, the Petronas Twin Tower complex, several five-star hotel facilities and the Putra Light Rail Transit System.

Malaysia International Exhibition And Convention Centre (MIECC)
Location: Within the Mines Resort City in Seri Kembangan, approx. 20 minutes drive from KL city centre.
Description: It is located within the Mines Resort City, an integrated shopping cum accommodation facility near to the KL Seremban Highway and is about 35 minutes' drive to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Convention Centres Outside Kuala Lumpur City
Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre (SPCC)
Location: Sunway City, Petaling Jaya.
Description: The Sunway Pyramid is an integrated shopping-cum-accommodation facility of international standard. It also has a theme-park, the Sunway Resort.

Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC)
Location: The Government Administrative Centre, Putrajaya.
Description: This is the latest addition to the Kuala Lumpur convention centre fraternity. Nearby facilities include the attractions of Putrajaya such as the Wetlands, Herbal Park and Putrajaya Lakes. It is about 20 minutes' drive to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and near to several five-star accommodation.

Genting International Convention Centre (GICC)
Location: Genting Highlands, about 45 minutes' drive from Kuala Lumpur city.
Description: Located within the Genting Highlands resort complex area, this is the highest altitude convention centre nearest to Kuala Lumpur. Facilities nearby include five-star resort accommodation and a casino for which Genting Highlands is famous, as well as an open-air theme park.

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