Malaysia – The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has announced that it has secured three bids for events to be held in Malaysia over the next two years.

In 2015, Malaysia will be welcoming the 9th Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society Conference 2015 (APCCN) and The Asia Pacific Conference of the Junior Chamber International (APJCI); in 2016, Spine Week 2016.

APCCN 2015, taking place January 26-29, will be expecting an estimated attendance of 1000 clinicians, dietitians, nutritionists and other parties of interest in functional food, nutrition and disease and dietary cures from Asia. The event is set to contribute US$3.01 million in economic impact and US$1.8 million in visitor expenditure.

APJCI 2015, happening May 22-25, will see the converging of more than 200,000 youth from 100 countries in a conference aiming to foster cooperation across boundaries, ignite global development projects, and enhance youth leadership. The annual event is expected to generate approximately US$16.8 million in economic impact and US$10.2 million in visitor expenditure.

Spine Week 2016, a five-day event from May 16-20, further secures Malaysia’s reputation as a destination for healthcare conferences. As a collaboration of seven societies concerned with disorders of the spine, it is targeting to yield more than US$17.2 million in economic impact and US$10.5 million from visitor expenditure.