Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

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Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Pusat Konvensyen Kuala Lumpur
KLCC convention night.jpg
General information
Status Complete
Type Conference and Exhibition Centre
Location Kuala Lumpur City Centre,
Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia
Coordinates 3°09′14″N 101°42′48″E / 3.153838°N 101.713261°E / 3.153838; 101.713261
Opening 2003
Owner KLCC Properties Sdn Bhd
Management Convex Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Technical details
Lifts/elevators Unknown

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (Malay: Pusat Konvensyen Kuala Lumpur) is a convention and exhibition centre in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Description[edit]

Exterior, viewed from KLCC Park.

The Convention Centre hosts conferences, exhibitions, seminars, meetings, and entertainment events. The building was designed with Modernist and Postmodern architectural elements.

Awards[edit]

The Centre achieved HACCP−Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points certification in 2006.

In 2007 it became the first convention centre in Asia to achieve 'Benchmarked' status by Green Globe, the global benchmarking and certification system of sustainable travel & tourism.[citation needed]

  • "Best Convention Centre in Asia" by CEI Industry Award 2009
  • "Best MICE Sales Team (Joint third)" by CEI Industry Award 2009
  • "Best Exhibition and Convention Centre in Asia" by TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2007
  • "Best Exhibition and Convention Centre in Asia" by TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2008
  • The BrandLaureate Awards 2007-2008 for Brand Excellence in Product Branding - Convention Centre.[citation needed]
Interior of the convention centre.

Major past events at the Convention Centre[edit]

  • 67th MDA/FDI International Dental Convention & Trade Exhibition 2010 (2200 delegates)
  • XVIII FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)(8,294 delegates), 2006
  • 12th APLAR Congress Of Rheumatology 2006 (2,026 delegates)
  • 6th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress 2006(1,000 delegates)
  • The 11th ASEAN Summit 2005
  • Pikom PC Fair (Held 3 times a year)
  • 3rd International Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) 2007 (1,600 delegates)
  • Scientific Excellence in Islamic Civilisation Exhibition 2007
  • 39th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting 2007
  • 16th World Congress on Information Technology 2008
  • 13th International Congress of Infectious Diseases 2008
  • My Fair Lady the Musical 2007
  • Chicago the Musical 2007
  • Beauty and the Beast the Musical 2008
  • Comic Fiesta (annually)
  • 68th MDA/FDI International Dental Convention & Trade Exhibition 2010 (2500 delegates)
  • 6th World Chambers Congress (3–5 June 2009, 1,000 delegates)
  • Stem Cells and Immunity Conference (1–3 October 2009, 700 delegates)
  • Asia Pacific Digestive Week (19–22 September 2010, 1,500 delegates)
  • International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (14 - 17 Oct 2010)
  • 10th International Conference on Low Vision (VISION 2011) (21–24 February 2011, 3,000 delegates)
  • 18th Asian Pacific Congress of Cardiology (7–10 April 2011, 2,000 delegates)
  • 22nd Pacific Science Congress (13–17 June 2011)
  • The 2nd International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (14 - 17 Oct 2010)
  • Asia's No.1 Water and Wastewater Industry Event (27-29 March 2012)
  • 102nd Rotary International Conference (3,000 Delegates)
  • 2013 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (11–12 October 2013)
  • EAGE/FESM Joint Regional Conference Petrophysics Meets Geoscience (17-18 February 2014)[1]
  • IECEX 2014 - February 2014[2]
  • 2015 Global Round of the World Scholar's Cup (3000 participants)
  • 2015, 128th IOC Session, where the IOC elected the host city of the 2022 Winter Olympics.[3]
  • Ed Sheeran - X Tour Live In Kuala Lumpur ( 16 March 2015 )
  • 5 Seconds of Summer - Sounds Live Feels Live Tour Live In Kuala Lumpur ( 2 March 2016 )

Facilities[edit]

KLCC provide facilities:[4]

  • Plenary Hall
  • Plenary Theatre
  • Exhibition Halls
  • Conference Hall
  • Grand Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Prayer Rooms
  • ATM
  • Parenting Room
  • Public Telephone
  • Bureau de Change (Money Changer)

Transportation[edit]

The convention centre is accessible within walking distance south of KLCC LRT Station.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EAGE FESM 2014". Eventegg. 
  2. ^ "IECEX 2014". Eventegg. 
  3. ^
    • 5 Seconds of Summer ( Sounds Live Feels Live Tour) Live In Kuala Lumpur [ 2 March 2016 ]
    IOC Inspects 2015 Site; German Sports Hall of Fame; 2012 Qualification Update
  4. ^ http://www.klccconventioncentre.com/Plenary_Hall-@-Overview.aspx

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 3°9′14″N 101°42′48″E / 3.15389°N 101.71333°E / 3.15389; 101.71333