Sibu’s depth and character as a business events city make it one of the best cities in Sarawak to organise and executive business events, especially in the areas of freight transportation, shipping, shipbuilding and timber sector. The city’s global reputation in these sectors have resulted in various investment opportunities for associations and trade bodies.
With a population of over 163,000 residents, community values are important here. Historical sites, museums and landmarks are well-preserved; a reflection of how significant the past is to the people’s progress today. The city is also famed for its annual Sibu International BASE Jumping event that turns Sibu into a city of adventure.
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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: 1,187
Sibu has 3 major hotels with 45 meeting rooms in total and a maximum capacity of 1,200 delegates.
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.
There are 900 accommodation rooms available – both luxury and budget. All accommodations are within the city centre and a short walking distance to shopping malls, convenience shops and eateries.
Sibu has a selection of highly experienced DMCs and PCOs to deliver engaging conventions, exhibitions and post event experiences.
2nd Sarawak Conference on Inclusive Early Childhood Education 2019 (SCIECE 2019)
Belt and Road Tropical Medical Alliance (BRTMA)-MALAYSIA International Congress on Tropical Medicine 2019 (BMICTM2019)
58th Multiple District Lions Convention 2021
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