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Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Appoints New Sales Manager, Conventions & Conferences

KUALA LUMPUR, 20 January 2014 – The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has appointed Mr Oh Kin Tat as Sales Manager, Conventions & Conferences.

Helming the Centre’s Conventions team, Mr Oh will be responsible for implementing and maintaining a commercially effective sales plan to promote the Centre, its facilities and services in the business tourism segment in order to maximise venue occupancy and yield for conferences held at the facility.

Mr Oh has over 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry including more than 10 years in the business tourism division of a five-star hotel. A diploma graduate in Hotel & Catering Management majoring in Sales & Marketing from Kolej Damansara Utama, Mr Oh brings strong background in event management.

 

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For further information, please contact:

Kuzaimah Idris

Communications Manager                                                    

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre                             

Tel: +603 2333 2888                                                  

Fax: +603 2333 2882                                                 

Email: info@klccconventioncentre.com                                           

 

Charles Chaplin or Listiari Suyanto

TQPR (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Tel: +603 2092 4300

Fax: +603 2092 5972

Email: charlesc@tqpr.com or listiaris@tqpr.com

 

NOTE TO EDITOR

About the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is a component of the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) and is managed and operated by Convex Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a joint-venture company between KLCC (Holdings) Sdn Bhd and AEG Ogden Pty Ltd, Australia.

A winner of numerous awards including the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Best PR Award, rAWr (Recognising Award Winning Results) Awards 2013 for ‘Purpose Built Convention & Exhibition Centre Award For Excellence’ in the Business Events category; Kuala Lumpur Mayor Universal Access Award 2013; Meeting Industry Marketing Awards (MIMA) 2012 for ‘Best Print Advertising Campaign (Gold)’ and the MICE Report Awards 2012 for ‘Best Convention Centre in Asia’; the Centre is a wholly-owned facility of Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Sdn Bhd which in turn, is owned by KLCC (Holdings) Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS).

The Centre has ISO 9001, ISO 22000, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications, EarthCheck Bronze status (environment) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Certification (HACCP) recognition, the international food safety system for international convention facilities and five-star hotels. It is also the first in Asia to receive the ‘Gold’ AIPC Quality Standards certification. 

Comprising two auditoria (seating 3,000 and 500 respectively), 12,310 sqm of Exhibition Halls including a 2,600 sqm standalone marquee, a Grand Ballroom which seats 2,000 diners, a Banquet Hall for 500, a Conference Hall for 1,800 and 20 other meeting rooms, the Centre provides 22,659 sqm of function space in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

 

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January  2014