Q. How large is the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre?
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre's total function space is 20,059 sq m. Inclusive of support areas and circulation space, the facility's gross built-up is 120,000 sq m on a 7.3 acre site.
Q. What type of functions are suited for the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre?
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is Malaysia's first purpose-built and most technologically-advanced convention and exhibition facility in the heart of Kuala Lumpur city to serve international, regional and local conventions, tradeshows, public exhibitions and entertainment events as well as weddings and private functions; be they glitzy gala affairs, film premieres, banquets, intimate private functions, themed-parties, fashion extravaganzas, fund-raisers, product launches, corporate meetings, inter-governmental meetings, concerts or a simple cocktail reception.
Q. How accessible is the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre?
- The Main Entrance is on Jalan Pinang opposite the UOA Building.
- The East Entrance is opposite the ExxonMobil building (eventually this will be via the Traders Hotel when the property opens in the first quarter of 2006)
- The West Entrance is opposite the Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur Ballroom entrance.
- The Park Entrance is in the center of the building and can be accessed by foot through the KLCC Park.
Take the Putra Line to the KLCC station. An air-conditioned pedestrian walkway at the Centre Court of Suria KLCC shopping center will lead you to the Concourse level of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
Q. Can I park at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre?
700 car park bays are available at the Convention Centre's multi-tiered basement car park, which is opened 24 hours, seven days a week and can be assessed by via the slip road between Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur and the West Entrance or from the entrance on Persiaran KLCC. There is an additional 6,000 car parks available at the Suria KLCC shopping centre.
Q. What facilities are available at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre?
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre boasts:
- The Plenary Hall
- The Plenary Theatre
- Four Exhibition Halls and a Link Hall
- The Conference Hall
- The Grand Ballroom
- The Banquet Hall
- 20 meeting rooms
Other amenities include VIP Suites, Organisers' Suites, Hospitality Suites, Media Rooms, Audiovisual Production and Editing Suite, Boardrooms, Teleconferencing Room, Business Centre, Bridal Suites, Prayer Rooms, Medical Room, Concierge and Luggage Rooms. All function venues are fitted with the latest in wireless, 3G telecommunications and digital audiovisual facilities. On level 1, there is the Parkview Deck serving designer coffee which overlooks the KLCC park and the PETRONAS Twin Towers. At the Concourse level of the Convention Centre is the Galleria comprising a range of catering outlets, a travel agency, a Bureau de Change and the entrance to AQUARIA@KLCC- An air-conditioned pedestrian walkway at the Concourse level leads to the Suria KLCC shopping centre and the Putra LRT station.
Q. Please elaborate on the Centre's technology support facilities.
All function venues are supported by some of the most advanced technologies available such as:
- Category 6 cabling throughout
- Data networking
- Under-floor trunking system
- Wireless LAN
- 3G telecommunication
- Multimedia and audiovisual presentation facilities
- Built-in simultaneous interpretation system
- Digital audiovisual facilities
Q. Does the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre provide in-house catering?
From local ethnic fare; including Malay, Chinese and Indian cuisine to Continental and Modern Asian delicacies, the 51 chefs at the Convention Centre are ready to oblige any culinary request; be it a tray of sandwiches or gourmet meals. They personally oversee each menu selection from a simple coffee break to an elaborate 12-course banquet. Menus may also be personalized according to specific dietary needs such as strictly vegetarian, low-sodium or diabetes-friendly. The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre kitchens are halal ie.Pork-free.
Q. Is the [email protected] part of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre?
Under a separate management, the [email protected] is a world-class aquarium housing 5,000 varieties of tropical fishes and offers a unique underwater "edu-tainment" experience. Located on the Concourse level of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, [email protected] Discovery Zone is the first in the world to make extensive use of multimedia technologies to combine education with entertainment.
Q. Is the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre owned by PETRONAS?
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is managed and operated by Convex Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a joint-venture between KLCC (Holdings) Sdn Bhd and AEG Ogden Pty Ltd, Australia. It is owned by Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS).