Wednesday, June 26, 2024

MACEOS Unveils Key Initiatives to Propel Malaysia’s Business Events Industry

Prior to Datuk Dr. M. Gandhi, the new President of the Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (MACEOS), met with the CEO of the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), Azman Haji Tambi Chik. Datuk Vincent Lim, the Honorary President of MACEOS, also joined the meeting. Datuk Dr. M. Gandhi shared his plans to elevate the association through several key initiatives.

The meeting highlighted a strong partnership and commitment between MACEOS and MyCEB. Both leaders agreed on the importance of working together as partners. Datuk Dr. Gandhi talked about the need to expand the market to create more opportunities for members and the industry. He emphasized working closely with government agencies and other stakeholders to achieve this goal.

He also stressed the importance of developing industry talent to build a competitive workforce in Malaysia and the region. “All members should unite to expand the business events market, ensuring significant benefits for everyone. Developing talent is also crucial to having a competitive and resilient workforce,” he said.

MACEOS is enthusiastic about working closely with MyCEB to advance the industry. “Our past collaborations with MyCEB have been successful, and we look forward to future projects, especially the organization of EVENTXPO 2024 during the Malaysia Business Events Week (MBEW) from 19 – 21 August 2024.

“We appreciate the strong leadership and support of MyCEB CEO Azman Haji Tambi Chik, who is highly respected and accepted by the industry. His efforts have greatly improved the business events industry, making Malaysia a top destination for international events,” added Datuk Dr. M. Gandhi.

Azman Haji Tambi Chik, CEO of MyCEB (left), Datuk Dr. M. Gandhi, President of MACEOS (center), and Datuk Vincent Lim, Honorary President of MACEOS (right), discussing strategic initiatives to elevate Malaysia’s business events industry.

Azman expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, “We are thrilled to continue our close partnership with MACEOS. Datuk Dr. M. Gandhi’s vision aligns perfectly with our goals at MyCEB. Together, we can drive the business events industry to new heights and position Malaysia as a premier destination for international business events.

Gandhi promised that MACEOS would be a strong partner with the government to create a bigger economic impact. “We are committed to using this role to drive growth and enhance Malaysia’s profile in regional and global markets,” he stated.

In conjunction with Global Exhibition Day on 5th June 2024, MACEOS reaffirms its commitment to the global exhibitions industry. Celebrated annually, Global Exhibition Day highlights the importance of the exhibition industry and its positive impact on the global economy.

“As we approach Global Exhibition Day, we are reminded of the key role exhibitions play in fostering investment, human capital, trade, innovation, and business development. MACEOS is proud to contribute to this vibrant industry and looks forward to further enhancing Malaysia’s position on the global stage,” said Gandhi.

MACEOS is excited about the future and is dedicated to making Malaysia the leading destination for business events in the region. The new Executive Committee for the term 2024/2026 is eager to contribute to the industry’s growth and success. – REFLEKS!

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