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Convention Ambassadors to Represent Sarawak at International Conventions

  KUCHING, 30 November 2013: The winners of the International Convention Scholarship Award now in its fourth year, were announced by Mr. Mike Cannon, Managing Director of the Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) and presented by YB Dato’ Sri Dr Muhammad Leo Michael Toyad Abdullah Chairman of SCB and YB Datuk Haji Talib Bin Zulpilip, Assistant Minister of Tourism Sarawak at the Anak Sarawak Appreciation Award gala dinner on 30th November 2013, ...
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Sarawak Celebrates the Business Events Industry

KUCHING, 30 November 2013: The Anak Sarawak Appreciation Award (ASAA) is a much celebrated annual event. After the implementation of a new format in 2012; industry members and suppliers were acknowledged for their extraordinary passion, leadership and commitment in building up the local industry. Among the categories that were introduced included: The Anak Sarawak Outstanding Achievement Award, The Best Venue of the Year, The Best Supplier of the Year, The ...

SCB and Hilton Kuching Partner for the 7th Anak Sarawak Appreciation Award

SCB and Hilton Kuching Partner for the 7th Anak Sarawak Appreciation Award SCB announces Hilton Kuching as its official partner for F&B and award winners accommodation for the Anak Sarawak Appreciation Awards, Awards that acknowledge local hosts, industry members and media. KUCHING, 6 NOVEMBER 2013: Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) is proud to announce its partnership with Hilton Kuching for the 7th Anak Sarawak Appreciation Award (ASAA) to be held 30th November 2013 at ...
Panellist for Behind the Scenes [L-R= Mr Chew (SCB), Ms Wee Pei Ling (Amansar), Mr Oscar Choo (CPH), Ms Mok Venia (CatCity)]

BORNEO QUEST: Corporate Travel Agents on a Mission of Business & Adventure

Panellist-for-Behind-the-Scenes-L-R-Mr-Chew-SCB-Ms-Wee-Pei-Ling-Amansar-Mr-Oscar-Choo-CPH-Ms-Mok-Venia-CatCity. KUCHING, October 2013: Select corporate travel agents from Singapore and West Malaysia were treated to a familiarisation trip hosted by the Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) with magnificent support from SILKAIR, Hilton Kuching, Cat City Holidays, CPH Travel, Amansar Travel & Tours, Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) and Absolute Tribal to introduce incentive programmes and meetings facilities around Kuching, Sarawak. SCB’s objective with the FAM is for international Destination Management Companies (DMC) ...
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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 ...