Why Organize a Meeting or Conference in Kuala Lumpur?
Kuala Lumpur (KL) is the most populous city in Malaysia and the federal capital of the country. Starting off as a small mining town, the city now boasts of world class venues and a modern public transportation system. Kuala Lumpur meeting venues have been hosting events ranging from small trainings to large international conventions. The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is considered as one of the best convention centers in Asia offering vast space, flexibility and a considerable range of technical facilities that make it purposefully built for large MICE events.
Kuala Lumpur is decked with landmarks worth visiting after business hours. The view from the top of the Petronas Towers, the world’s tallest twin towers is mind-blowing. Attractions such as the Batu Caves, Merdeka Square, Central Market, Chinatown, Little India provide cultural breaks after a full day of meetings. Kuala Lumpur meeting venues offer a great mix of business, work, and pleasure; making the city one of the most sought after MICE destinations in the world.
A short selection of Kuala Lumpur Meeting Venues
A multitude of venues with excellent facilities for different types of events ranging from meetings, product launches, workshops, training programs to seminars are available in KL. venuetomeet has curated an extensive list of the top Kuala Lumpur meeting venues – below are just some of the highlights:
- Mandarin Oriental – Located next to the majestic Petronas Twin Towers, this conference venue will awe any event attendees and is one the most best-known Kuala Lumpur meeting venues. This venue is accessible by public transportation at KLCC LRT station. There are also 643 well-appointed bedrooms and suites for multi-day events. After meetings, a wide variety of cuisines are on offer across ten establishments as well as a rejuvenating spa and an infinity edge pool offering a spectacular city view.Meeting planners often chose this event venue due to its high-end and sophisticated ambiance, as well as modern conference facilities. The Grand Ballroom can host up to 2400 delegates for larger events such as corporate parties, company dinners, and banquets. A multitude of function rooms are also available for exhibitions, conventions, roadshows, product launches, shareholder meetings and seminars.
- Hotel Maya Kuala Lumpur –The Hotel Maya Kuala Lumpur is a 5-star hotel situated along Jalan Ampang at the heart of the city. The conference venue is close to Kampung Baru LRT Station connecting to Kelana Jaya Line and Bukit Nanas Station on the KL Monorail Line. Nearby establishments include the British Council Malaysia, Malaysia Tourist Center, and Galeri Petronas. This conference space features 207 contemporary rooms and suites. After a day of meetings, attendees may satisfy their appetite with the flavorful cuisines of the 3 restaurants available inside the hotel. Amenities also include the Anggun Spa, a fitness studio, and a hydrotherapy pool. For group bookings and offsite meetings, event planners may choose among the 6 available function rooms. The Merbau, Tembusu, Akasia, and Meranti can be used for trainings and seminars as it can hold 30-40 delegates in a classroom setting. The Ballroom and Jati has a maximum capacity of 350 and 400 guests, respectively, and can be used for organizing gala dinners and banquets.
- DoubleTree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur – The DoubleTree by Hilton is situated within The Intermark building, located at the intersection Jalan Tun Razak and Jalan Ampang. This modern meeting venue at the heart of Kuala Lumpur City Centre can be easily accessed by taxi from the airport highway and connects to the rest of the city via the Ampang Park LRT station.Meeting planners will find function rooms suitable for all types of group bookings with over 37,000 sq. ft. of flexible conference facilities to choose from. The pillar-less Grand Ballroom hosting up to 1000 delegates can be divided into two smaller rooms with a reception area and access to the pool making it an ideal meeting space for company dinners, networking events and gala dinners that may include pre-function or in-between refreshments. Smaller meetings room nearby can be setup to suit more intimate events where breakout sessions may be needed such as offsite meetings, seminars, workshops, and trainings.