Global civil society activity in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Kuala Lumpur is ranked #27 over a 20 year period,
with 1460 meetings since 2001.


Kuala Lumpur is ranked #33 in 2021, with 26 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Convex Malaysia Sdn Bhd


The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is located at the heart of the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) precinct in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. Designed as a “city within a city”, this 40-hectare (100-acre) site offers a stimulating environment within which one may work live, shop, visit and enjoy life.

The Centre was conceptually designed by Neuroformation Architects Malaysia and the Cox Group of Architects and Planners from Australia. Subsequent to Sunway Construction being awarded the Design and Build Contract, Akitek jururancang (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd was engaged as their Design and Build Architect and given the challenging task to develop, enhance and bring these conceptual designs to life and fruition. The Centre is purpose-built for international, regional and local conventions, trade shows, public exhibitions, entertainment as well as weddings and private functions.

The facilities are supported by some of the most advanced technologies available. Data networking, structured cabling, wireless LAN, 3G telecommunication and digital audiovisual facilities allow delegates to access information on demand and stay connected with their home base. All spaces, whether for meetings or exhibits, are column-free and have moveable soundproof panels which afford flexible space for all types of events.

It's not just the hi-tech facilities that are setting a new benchmark for convention service in Malaysia, the in-house dedicated team of technical staff is always at hand to help make the most of the technology. In addition, the Chef and catering team ensure exceptional banquets featuring the best of local and international cuisine. Spectacular views of KLCC Park complete the sense of occasion at this prestigious venue.

Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau


Established by the Malaysian Ministry of Tourism, MyCEB's role is to further promote and position Malaysia internationally as the preferred destination for meetings, incentives, conventions, exhibition including major events. We are here to assist local and international meeting and event planners bid for, secure and stage their international events successfully in Malaysia.

MyCEB provides a range of complimentary support services for associations, corporations and event organisers:

Business Event Services

  • Facilitating bids for regional and international conventions, incentives and corporate meetings.
  • Advising and assisting meeting and event planners on availability of local products and services.
  • Assisting business event owners with the selection and appointment of professional meeting and event management companies.
  • Providing government liaison and contacts.
  • Assisting with site inspections.
  • Event promotion advice and assistance.
  • Providing promotional materials.
  • On-site event support programme including cultural shows, city tours and welcome kits for qualified groups.
International Event Services
  • Facilitate bids for regional and international sports, arts, culture and lifestyle events.
  • Assist with international marketing and packaging of selected home grown and home hosted events (subject to assessment criteria).
  • Liaison with Government ministries to address issues impeding development of international events.

Organizations based in Kuala Lumpur

Phytochemical Society of Asia Est. 2007

ASEAN Oleochemical Manufacturers Group Est. 1986

South East Asia Table Tennis Association Est. 1995

Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy Association Est. 1998

Federation of Asia-Pacific Retailers Association Est. 1989

Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons Est. 1988

World Association for Chinese Church Music Est. 1972

ASEAN Federation of Plastic Surgeons Est. 1982

Asia and Pacific Internet Association Est. 1997

Federation of ASEAN Consulting Engineers Est. 1989

Asia Region International Association of Cooperating Organizations Est. 1994

Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Est. 1962

Softball Confederation of Asia

Asian-Pacific Society for Infections in GYN/OB Est. 2010

Asean Para Sports Federation Est. 2000

ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology

Asian Tribology Council

the Design Alliance Asia Est. 1999

Piracy Reporting Centre, Kuala Lumpur Est. 1992

ASEAN Federation of Mining Associations Est. 1984

Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations

UNU International Institute for Global Health Est. 2007

Asian Cricket Council Est. 1983

Committee of Asia/Pacific Societies for Microscopy

ASEAN Federation of Textile Industries Est. 1977

View More profiles (114 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Kuala Lumpur

2025 World Irrigation ForumInternational Commission on Irrigation and Drainage

2024 CongressInternational Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care

2024 60th Anniversary World CongressAssociation internationale de linguistique appliquée

2024 Annual Teachers ConferenceEast Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools

2024 International Congress and General AssemblyWorld Federation of Hemophilia

2024 Biennial MeetingInternational Association of Endocrine Surgeons

2024 General ConferenceInternational Fire Chiefs' Association of Asia

2023 Pacific Optimization ConferencePacific Optimization Research Activity Group

2023 International ConferenceEastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies

2023 Biennial ConferenceAsian Regional Association for Home Economics

2023 Triennial World ConferenceAssociated Country Women of the World

2023 International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Metaheuristics & Swarm IntelligenceInternational Conference on Intelligent Systems, Metaheuristics & Swarm Intelligence

2023 International ConferenceIEOM Society International

View More Future Events (13 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Kuala Lumpur

2022 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2022 International Congress on Infectious Diseases – International Society for Infectious Diseases
2022 Biennial Congress – Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations
2022 International COCOTECH Conference – International Coconut Community
2022 Conference – Asian Bioethics Association
2022 Asia Pacific Regional Congress – International Road Federation
2022 World Congress for Endoscopic Surgery of the Paranasal Sinuses, Skull Base, Brain and Spine
2022 Orthopaedic World Congress – International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
2022 SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress – Société Internationale de Recherche Orthopédique et Traumatologique
2022 International Conference – World Association of Lesson Studies
2022 Congress – Regional Network of Local Authorities for the Management of Human Settlements
2022 Annual Conference – International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association
2022 RubberCon Conference – International Rubber Conference Organisation
2022 International Convention – East Asian Economic Association
2022 FAOPS Congress – Federation of Asia-Oceania Perinatal Societies
2022 World Congress on Environmental Health – International Federation of Environmental Health
2022 International Conference – East and Southeast Asia Federation of Soil Science Societies
2022 Annual Meeting – International Society of Chemical Ecology
2022 Joint International Chemical Ecology Conference – International Society of Chemical EcologyAsia-Pacific Association of Chemical Ecologists
2022 Biennial Conference – Asia-Pacific Association of Chemical Ecologists
2022 Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Congress (APGC) – Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society
2022 Annual Meeting – Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering
2022 IGARSS : International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2022 Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting – International Federation of Medical Students' Associations
2022 Biennial Congress – International Harbour Masters' Association

View More Past Events (2659 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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