Premala Danapakiam Borneo Convention Centre Kuching

Premala Danapakiam
Ms. Premala Danapakiam has worked in the Business Events and Hospitality Industry for more than 20 years. She is the Director of Sales & Marketing of Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK), the first convention centre in East Malaysia. Ms. Premala is instrumental to the Centre to cultivate and leverage on maximising international and national events, conferences and future business opportunities. Her past experiences include organised, planned and delivered numerous successful international conferences, which includes the UFI Asia Pacific Conference 2018, ICCA Congress 2016, among others. During her downtime, you’ll find her baking and cooking for her two sons.

8 December 2022 (Day 1)

Time Session
16:00
17:00
Fool-Proof Venue Trends

It's quite a competitive venue world right now. There are so many new venues that seem to be springing up like mushrooms. This simply means that clients, organisers, and meeting planners have an abundance of different options and get to pick and choose the venue that fits their exact needs for a particular event. It's high time for venues to distinguish themselves on the market, making sure that they stand out. They need to keep abreast with trends and understand what are the factors that drive the clients, what holds them back, and what gets them from NO to YES. Come and discover the trends our venue experts ought to share!

Angeline van den Broecke Moderator Altis Business Solutions Sdn Bhd
Francis Teo Panelist Setia City Convention Centre & Setia SPICE Convention Centre
Premala Danapakiam Panelist Borneo Convention Centre Kuching
Winnee Lim Panelist Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC)
Ballroom 1

9 December 2022 (Day 2)

Time Session
14:00
15:30
ICCA Roundtable - Bid Lab:
The Power of Collaboration

In times of great challenges, both external and internal stakeholders need to come together and reach a mutual understanding of each other’s role, and win! Join us at ICCA Roundtable and you will have fun to gain knowledge from different perspectives from your group mates, mentors/ industry experts, and other stakeholders. Most importantly, we will work as a team to share more creative ideas to win stronger and bigger! Open to all BE Industry partners, (Business Development, Sales, and welcome anyone interested in bid.

Waikin Wong Moderator ICCA Asia Pacific
Peter Lee Panelist Goyang Convention & Visitors Bureau
Premala Danapakiam Panelist Borneo Convention Centre Kuching
Winnee Lim Panelist Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC)
Ground Mezzanine (GM Floor), Function Room 9