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SCB Chairman Receives Minister’s Award at Inaugural Event

Dato’ Sri Dr. Muhd. Leo Michael Toyad Abdullah receives Minister’s Award for the Business Events Industry in recognition of the development and contribution towards the industry. Nominated by Mdm Gracie Geikie of UCSI Communications, the award was created to recognise the long term commitment and achievements of an individual within the business events industry. The rAWr Awards, initiated by Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and the Malaysian Association of Convention and ...
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Unique Venues to Showcase Sarawakian Hospitality

The Golden Bridge - a future icon in recognition of Sarawak’s 50th Golden Jubilee Year, is set to be a potential unique venue for cocktail parties and themed events for that value-added experience Sarawak has to offer. KUCHING, 26th September 2013: Kuching city can look forward to the construction of the Golden Bridge that is hoped to further encourage integration between communities on both sides of Sarawak River. Recently launched by Sarawak Chief ...
Scholarship Recipients to Represent Sarawak  at International Conventions   Six outstanding individuals from Sarawak were selected to represent the State at international conventions in 2013 under the Bureau’s International Convention Scholarship Award.

Scholarship Recipients to Represent Sarawak at International Conventions

Six outstanding individuals from Sarawak were selected to represent the State at international conventions in 2013 under the Bureau’s International Convention Scholarship Award.  [caption id="attachment_5336" align="alignleft" width="200"] Left to right: Mike Cannon,Dr.Caesar, Brian Loh, Dr.Chua, Dr Hamrila, Prof. Dr.Voon, Dr. Ngui, Dylan Redas Noel[/caption] KUCHING, 12th September 2013: The International Convention Scholarship Award recipients were announced by Mr Mike Cannon, Managing Director of Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) at a press conference held ...
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Sarawak Regatta to Celebrate Malaysia’s Golden Jubilee

Sarawak Regatta to Celebrate Malaysia’s Golden Jubilee In the lead up to Sarawak’s 50 years of independence and union of Malaysia, various national and state-level events will be held in the months of August to September, such as the famed Sarawak Regatta along the historic Sarawak River. KUCHING, September 2013: The union of Malaysia saw the independence of Sarawak and Sabah from the British and come 16th September, will celebrate its 50th ...

Sarawak to Welcome Orchid Enthusiasts in 2019

KUCHING, August 2013: Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) in partnership with the Commission of the City of Kuching North (DBKU) has secured the 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference and Show (APOC) to be held in 2019. The winning bid was a collaborative effort between local hosts: DBKU, Orchidwoods Company, Commercial Orchid Growers Association of Malaysia (COGAM), Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK), the Malaysian Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and the Sarawak ...
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Hello from Anaheim at the Excellence in Journalism Conference 2013 – by MMJA 2012 Winner

Hello from Anaheim at the Excellence in Journalism Conference 2013 - by MMJA 2012 Winner From Nurul Iman Dimyati, MMJA 2012 Winner for MICE in Malaysia "Currently, I'm writing from the comforts of my hotel room here in Anaheim, California after a tiring but fulfilling day from listening in on so many sessions. First off, let me just say a million thanks to Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) for giving me this great opportunity ...

Business In Borneo: Mid-Year Performance Review

Sarawak is working hard to maintain bid win growth while branching out its marketing efforts to include North America and China through an integrated international marketing campaign. KUCHING, 19 June 2013: Maintaining its 80% bid success rate in 2012, Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) have set their sights on securing 45 bid wins for 2013. Recording 22 international conferences to Sarawak as of press time, these events are expected to welcome 7,411 ...

Who Will Be Sarawak’s Next Convention Ambassador?

KUCHING, May 2013: Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) is once again announcing its search for five (5) outstanding individuals who are keen to represent Sarawak at international conventions of their choice. Now entering its fourth year, the International Convention Scholarship Award applications are open to all Sarawakians and residents of Sarawak over 18 years of age from educational institutions, private companies or Government Departments, students of tertiary institutions with support from their ...
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Sarawak to Host 55th ICCA General Assembly in 2016

FRANKFURT, 21 May 2013: Ooo Ha! A meeting of over 700 delegates from the business events industry will take place in Kuching, Sarawak in 2016. An annual congress organised by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), the event sees business events industry professionals convening for 5 days of education sessions, regional chapter meetings and business exchange opportunities. Promising a week of extraordinary excitement, education and cultural experiences, this event is ...