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Arenas and Conference Centres

M&OP reimagines Melbourne’s summer sporting experience

Melbourne & Olympic Parks (M&OP) has announced a series of refurbished spaces across the precinct, which aim to enhance and revamp Melbourne’s iconic sporting event experience.   
Kick-starting the 2019 season, Rod Laver Arena has unveiled a brand-new three level “pod-style” guest entrance in time for the Australian Open tournament, wrapping up its final championship match last weekend. 


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MITEC gains the stamp of approval by CEI Asia

Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre MITEC
The Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) strategic growth in the country’s business events landscape is certainly making great strides for a relatively new industry player.
The Venue which is going into its second year of operation, was recently recognised by one of the region’s long-standing trade publication, CEI Asia through the Editors’ Choice Awards.


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Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre delivers RM888million economic impact to Malaysia in 2018

A bird’s eye view of the Australian High Commission Malaysia’s Australia Day 2018 celebration, which was one of the 1,485 events successfully hosted by the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
The Centre hosts highest number of participants in a calendar year welcoming close to 2.2 million guests
2018 was an exceptional year for the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) as it achieved its highest ever economic impact delivered to Malaysia of RM888 million (an 80% or RM395 million increase from 2017) and number of participants welcomed, with 2.18 million (more than 700,000 guests or an increase of 49% from 2017), in a calendar year. The Centre also hosted 1,485 events, a 17% increase in number of events compared to 2017.


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ICC Wales revs up for its first Business Accelerator event

ICC Wales
ICC Wales will launch its first ‘Team Wales Business Accelerator’ event at The Celtic Manor Resort on Thursday 24 January 2019, bringing together members of the Welsh business events community to discuss practical ways to maximise opportunities from the launch of ICC Wales in 2019 and help shape the future of Wales as a destination for Business Events.

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Free Radio extends its partnership with NEC Group Arenas

The NEC Group Arenas is pleased to announce that Arena Birmingham and Resorts World Arena (formerly Genting Arena) is continuing their partnership with Free Radio for a further two years.
Free Radio, part of the Bauer Media Group, will carry on as the ‘Official Media Partner' of the Arenas, extending their deal until the end of 2020.  The agreement will include in-venue branding and activation opportunities, plus the rights to broadcast live radio content from inside both arenas.


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