Professional Development Grant Winners Announced!

Congratulations to Hannah Lim Shuk Ling, Convention & Events Manager Malaysian Dental Association; Hidayat Fathi, PR & Marketing Officer Malaysian Society for Quality in Health; and Lim Ee Huang, Managing Director DoReMi Services & Rental Sdn Bhd who have been awarded the Centre’s inaugural Professional Development Grant.
Launched at the Centre’s 10th annual Association Seminar to commemorate her decade of operation, the grant provides the three winners with travel expenses, accommodation and the registration fee to attend the ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) Congress 2016 which will be held in Kuching, Sarawak from 13 to 16 November.
 
Speaking at the award presentation the Centre’s General Manager, Alan Pryor, expressed his confidence that the winners would take full advantage of the grant to reach out to and interact directly with industry experts and stakeholders. Commenting further, “this grant will provide the opportunity for the young association executives to equip themselves with the knowledge and tools to become ‘Malaysian Ambassadors’ for their association and the country.”
 
“I would also like to thank our judges; Datuk Hashim Bin Wahir, the Centre’s Chairman; Zulkefli bin Haji Sharif, CEO of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB); and Noor Ahmad Hamid, Regional Director Asia Pacific of ICCA, for their participation.”
 
“Last but not least, my thanks and appreciation to my team at the Centre for their commitment and hard work in bringing this grant to life and thereby contributing to the development of the local business tourism industry,” concluded Pryor.