The Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) successfully hosted the country’s first major business event during the Covid-19 Recovery Movement Control Order, in a highly-controlled, carefully-managed environment with stringent safety and security protocols in place.
The National Congress Unite for Malaysia, a half-day event held on August 22, brought more than 4,500 people together to discuss and debate efforts on developing the nation and the economy.
Malaysian Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, senior ministers, dignitaries and participants non-governmental organisations were in attendance.
The large-scale event complied with the approved Malaysian National Security Council standard operating procedures including mandatory mask-wearing in public areas, and social distancing measures. Ready-to-eat packed meals were served to each attendee at their respective seats during lunch and coffee breaks with pre-wrapped cutlery sets.
Gunther Beissel, CEO of MITEC, shared: “The successful hosting of such a mass gathering signals a start to rebuilding public confidence in the meetings and events industry. We are proud to have delivered the event seamlessly within a safe and structured manner.â€ť