Kuala Lumpur to open 4,000-delegate event space next month

Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur has told Imex audiences that a 4,000-delegate event space will open at the Istana Negara next month.

Kuala Lumpur opening two event spaces for more than 7,500 delegates
Kuala Lumpur opening two event spaces for more than 7,500 delegates
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre meanwhile, is preparing to hold the World Gas Conference next month, bringing 3,500 delegates to the city from 4-8 June.

Elsewhere, the city's C&I offering is set to expand further when the 519-room Impiana Hotel opens next month, with the 412-room The Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur opening in July.

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre recorded an increase in international delegates by over 1,000 guests to 19,750 in 2011,  compared with 18,725 in 2010.

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