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Outstanding Venue Award reaffirms HKCEC’s leading position in Asia

September 19, 2017 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Long been credited as Asia’s Best, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (“HKCEC”) is proud to be the Champion of the “Outstanding Venue Award” at the 2017 AFECA Asian Awards in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on 6 September. Beating strong competitors from the region, the HKCEC’s leading position as one of the best convention and exhibition venues in the region was reaffirmed.

Ms Monica Lee-Müller, Managing Director of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (“HML”), the management company of the HKCEC, said “We are delighted to receive this prestigious award from the Asian Federation of Exhibition and Convention Associations (AFECA) and industry peers, as it demonstrates our ongoing commitment to service excellence is being recognised by the industry. The award is a clear testimony of our continuous efforts in upgrading the HKCEC’s infrastructure, uplifting our service standards and driving sustainability.”

Senior management of the HML team was delighted to receive the AFECA Outstanding Venue Award.

HML team’s professionalism also wins applauds from international event organisers. Mr Michael Duck, Executive Vice President of UBM Asia Limited, said “The HKCEC is home to many of UBM’s most important regional and global exhibitions and so we are very demanding on excellence in our venues. The HKCEC team is definitely one of the best among our venue partners, in terms of service delivery, professionalism and dedication. Also HKCEC’s continuous commitment to sustainability helps raise industry standards.” Mr Stuart Bailey, Managing Director of Diversified Communications Hong Kong, LLC also complimented, “The HKCEC is one of the best exhibition venues in the world and the management team who operate it are the reason for that fact.”

The HKCEC has already garnered 14 international and local awards and certificates since the beginning of 2017, including “Best International Convention and Exhibition Centre 2017” in Hong Kong Business Awards conducted by APAC Insider magazine, “Top 10 Conference Destinations” by Business Destinations magazine, “10 Years Plus Caring Company logo” by Hong Kong Council of Social Service, and “Indoor Air Quality Certificate” by HKSAR Government’s Environmental Protection Department. HML is the first organisation in Hong Kong to obtain the ISO 20121 Event Sustainability Management System certificate.

The AFECA Asian Awards is organised by AFECA, the leading MICE industry association in Asia. With judges from various professional disciplines, the Awards is an annual regional event to celebrate and acknowledge excellence in the exhibition and convention industry, based on various criteria such as service standards, facility management, marketing and sustainability. It also promotes best practices in the region, and recognises the contributions of members in the global marketplace.

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