KLCC Hosted 667 Events in First 7 Months

August 28, 2017

In the first seven months of 2017, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) hosted 667 events, according to the venue’s management. This represents a year-on-year increase of 37%.

Over 970,000 delegates and visitors attended these events, which is 240,000 more than the same period of last year. According to KLCC, the exhibitions segment was one of its strongest performers. During the first seven months of 2017, the venue hosted 36 exhibitions which attracted over 230,000 exhibitors and visitors.

KLCC’s General Manager, Alan Pryor, added, “We hosted 36 exhibitions, welcoming over 230,000 of delegates and visitors. Of this, 97% were local exhibitions and 66% were consumer focused, while 44% were trade events. Long-standing exhibitions… continue to be the pillar of our yearly business calendar.”

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