Being the capital city of Sarawak, Kuching is the most populous city in the state and the epicentre of business and economy. Kuching is synonymous with many success stories of collaboration and innovation especially in the fields of medicine, pharmaceuticals, technology, arts and culture among many more.
While the city is popular for its business landscape, it is also known for its tapestry of culture, adventure, nature, food and festivals. Every July marks the world renowned Rainforest World Music Festival where over 20,000 visitors – of all ages – comes to enjoy the best of ethnic music in the rainforest along the coastline of the South China Sea.
BESarawak is highly encouraging of conferences and exhibitions in Sarawak which is why we provide meeting planners with comprehensive financial and non-financial support.
Fundamental support to help ease one challenge of organising your business event.
Bid documents are crafted by our bid experts to ensure hassle-free bidding that include letters of endorsement and in-kind support for bid presentations.
We provide professional advice and guidance to help you develop new events for topics of interest.
Must be held in Sarawak
Programme is for a minimum duration of two (2) days
Must be initiated a minimum of seven (7) months prior to its execution
International Airports: 1
Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
Number of Hotels:
Number of Hotel Rooms: 5,771
Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) is the largest ISO-standard convention venue in Sarawak with a floor area of 15,200 square-metres and a maximum capacity of 5,000 in its plenary hall.
Most nationalities do not require visas for short social or business visits to Malaysia. Passports are usually stamped for three (3) months. Visitors must be in possession of a valid passport or travel document with a minimum validity of six (6) months beyond the period of stay.
Nationals from countries that require a visa can apply through the nearest Malaysian embassy by submitting the following documentation:
Visa applications must be made at any Malaysian Representative Office.
Applications can also be made online through the I-Visa System (Applicable for visitors from People’s Republic of China, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Bhutan, Serbia and Montenegro only).
Apply for a visa here.
The information above serves as a guide and is subject to change. For clarification, please visit https://www.imi.gov.my/portal2017/index.php/en/ for full information on visas and visa processes.
Kuching has a wide choice of accommodations to suit all budgets from 5-star resorts and hotels to exceptional guest-houses conveniently located around the city centre. There are over 329 accommodations with over 11,000 rooms available, most within walking distance to major shopping malls, eateries and medical facilities.
Kuching has a selection of highly experienced DMCs and PCOs to deliver engaging conventions, exhibitions and post event experiences.
World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies 2021 International Symposium on Acupuncture-Moxibustion and The 4th World Traditional Chinese Medicine Forum
Congress of the Federation of Asian Veterinary Association (FAVA) 2021
Men’s Health World Congress (MHWC) 2021
A great reward for any convention is a legacy that cannot be erased.
BESLegacy Reward Programme allows your convention to leave its greatest footprint for sectors, communities, economies and governance. We’re providing extra services to ensure that the government and the wider community knows what you’re doing.