HKCEC reports growth in conference business

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) has released figures showing a total of 1,086 events held from July 2013 to June 2014.

The numbers include 112 exhibitions and 32 conferences, along with hundreds of corporate meetings, banquets and entertainment events.

The combined total of attendees at these 1,086 events and diners at the HKCEC’s seven restaurants was almost 5.9 million people, including visitors from around the world.  

Among the 32 conferences held at the HKCEC, 26 were international and 12 were new to the venue, covering diversified subjects that included medical science, horse racing, trademarks, and yoga.  

HKCEC managing director Monica Lee-Müller said: "We take pride in attracting organisers from around the world to Hong Kong, and providing quality services for event attendees.  I am delighted that event organisers clearly recognise our commitment to enhancing HKCEC’s competitiveness through our continuous investment in new technologies, new equipment, and new talent."    

Visit C&IT’s Hong Kong Destination Guide here  

 

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
Gray Dawes Group acquires Amber Road Travel

Gray Dawes Group acquires Amber Road Travel

Travel management specialist boosts its presence in the north of England and will exceed £200m turnover.

'Clients have to understand our turnaround times'

'Clients have to understand our turnaround times'

Laura Law, conference director at Venues & Events International, argues that agencies need sufficient time to get under a brief's skin.

28% of event professionals have taken time off for mental health issues, finds survey

28% of event professionals have taken time off for mental health issues, finds survey

Research by Stress Matters discovers that many are still experiencing anxiety and a blame culture at work, despite more wellbeing initiatives.

Why we must 'reshape the conversation' around gender equality

Why we must 'reshape the conversation' around gender equality

Event professionals at IMEX America discussed mentoring and how to get everyone involved in debates about equality at work.

Ruby Hotels' first UK property to open in Southbank in 2020

Ruby Hotels' first UK property to open in Southbank in 2020

The carnival-themed Ruby Lucy will bring 'lean luxury' to London in January and have a Marshall guitar amp in every room.

Five ways ICC Belfast and the wider city is mastering sustainability.

In pictures: 10 ideas for events in Scotland

In pictures: 10 ideas for events in Scotland

Luxurious castle hotels, modern event complexes and the real Hogwarts Express make Scotland a top MICE destination.

How to protect your events from destination boycotts

How to protect your events from destination boycotts

Panel of experts at IMEX America offer five contingency tips for event organisers planning global meetings in volatile times.

Freeman gets new EMEA leadership

Freeman gets new EMEA leadership

Brand experience agency appoints new managing director to be based in its London office.

5 trends shaping the future of business events

5 trends shaping the future of business events

What do delegates want from their events? Top tips from IMEX America for the future-focused planner.

LATEST JOBS