Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) unveiled a new support programme â€“ Privilege Penang â€“ to benefit meetings, conferences and incentives.
Privilege Penang benefits are offered in tiers to suit different event sizes. Benefits range from the hosting of welcome receptions with local delicacies to half-day guided tours. Privilege Penangâ€™s support packages are worth up to â‚¬20,000 (US$22,306) for events hosted in the Malaysian city.
To add greater value to Privilege Penang, PCEB has also collaborated with its airline partner Malaysia Airlines. Qualifying events can enjoy benefits such as having Malaysia Airlines as the official airline for their events, discounted rates for site inspection trips, hosting of speakers and buyers, special rates for Malaysia Airlinesâ€™ inflight advertising platform, and more.
Penang successfully hosted over 200 international meetings with 106,265 delegates from across the globe in 2018. The city has a convention capacity of 30,000 and 14,389 rated hotel rooms.