More Upskill in Business Events


The Congress Certification Program 2.0 Advance Masterclass was once again held from 28 June to 1 July at Hilton Kinabalu. A total of 22 participants were certified, bringing the total number of certified persons to 88 to date.

“Sabah possesses experienced persons in events. However, with the spur of Business Events, certain criteria are required, for example the bidding process. This process is more technical and is inclusive of a team beyond the Professional Conference Organizer and Business Events division. There is opportunity for local Associations to vie for congresses, workshops and meetings to be brought to Sabah,” mentioned Tay Shu Lan, Chief Marketing Officer of Sabah Tourism Board.

“Once again, we are pleased to collaborate with MACEOS on introducing relevant training modules to build this segment. Other suitable accreditations that industry members may attain are to be Certified Meeting Professionals, Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM)”, she adds.

Part of Sabah Tourism Board’s Business Events, Sabah Maju Jaya initiative, is to achieved training for 250 pax by 2025.

Photo, also in attendance:
Tay Shu Lan, Chief Marketing Officer of Sabah Tourism Board
Winnee Lim, VP Education MACEOS
Gracie Geikie, Committee Member, MACEOS
Datuk Hajjah Rosmawati, Sabah Chapter Chair of MACEOS


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