This event brought together 124 internal sales professionals in the Asia Pacific region. The meeting took place over 3 days, allowing for cross-department networking events, idea exchanges, industry conferences, team building and plenty of entertainment. The modern Malaysian capital city offered an exciting travel experience for delegates.
With floor-to-ceiling windows, 10 restaurants and spacious event space, The Hilton Sentral offered the perfect setting for this sales meeting. In the heart of vibrant Kuala Lumpur. The Hilton Sentral Hotel is located next to KL Train station and offers an express non-stop train directly to and from the airport which meant no transfers were required.
Challenges and Solutions
As with many international events, different time zones can pose a challenge to event organisers. Kuala Lumpur is 8 hours ahead of Ireland and our venuesworld.com event managers were challenged with organizing the event during Kuala Lumpur’s business hours. Excellent communication between our team in Dublin and the hotel and suppliers in Kuala Lumpur ensured the event ran smoothly.
This event also ran week after Chinese New Year when Kuala Lumpur shuts down to celebrate the holiday. Our event managers were highly organised and ensured event details were confirmed well in advance of this week. The Hilton Sentral team were excellent for our event managers to work with, they ensured each aspect of the event ran smoothly.
Our clients used their Asia Pacific sales meeting as an opportunity to hold a team building activity. Laerdal choose ‘The Big Picture’ were delegates are broken in to teams and given canvases and a segment of a picture, the team must are tasked with painting their segment of the picture. The image is then brought together for reveal ‘the bigger picture’.
The hotel’s meeting rooms were large and spacious which was a big plus. They have a ‘solutions bar’ in which delegates walk around and view exhibition stands and this needed a vast amount of space for this to work well. The event concluded with an Awards Dinner and videos from each team were shown on the big screen.
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