HKCEC celebrates 25 years of success with clients and partners
Dec 13, 2013

(Hong Kong, 13 December 2013) Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Ltd (“HML”) hosted a cocktail reception on 3 December to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (“HKCEC”). Over 1,000 clients, business associates, government officials and friends joined HML’s senior management executives and staff on this special occasion.

In her remarks, Managing Director of HML, Ms Monica Lee-Müller thanked all clients and business partners for their support, “We are fortunate to be entrusted to manage a magnificent building located in the heart of Hong Kong. We take pride in serving expanding recurrent exhibitions and introducing new events to our portfolio over the past 25 years. Over the 25 years, HML has served over 42,000 events and more than 80 million visitors. These events have contributed significant economic benefits to Hong Kong by not only nourishing Hong Kong’s event industry, but also generating beneficial spin-offs for the tourism, transportation, food and beverage and entertainment industries.”

In celebration of HKCEC’s 25th anniversary, HML has produced a designated mini-website featuring milestones of the HKCEC, and celebration activities for HML staff members, clients and partners, as well as the general public of Hong Kong, etc.

HML’s corporate video “Asia’s Best Hong Kong’s Pride” was premiered during the cocktail reception to highlight the professionalism, commitment and vision of HML as the professional private management company of the HKCEC. The video received a round of applause from the guests and is now available on,, and

During the cocktail reception, it was announced that the HKCEC has been voted “Asia’s Best Convention and Exhibition Centre” for the 11th time by the readers of CEI Asia in the annual ‘CEI Industry Survey’.

Ms Lee-Müller said, “2013 is a special and fruitful year for the HKCEC and HML. We continued to bring new events and organisers to Hong Kong. Being named ‘Asia’s Best Convention and Exhibition Centre’ in the CEI Industry Survey for the 11th time is the most meaningful gift for HKCEC’s 25th birthday. Earlier in October, the HKCEC received the “Best Convention & Exhibition Centre” title for the fifth time in the 24th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2013.”

She continued, “These are the most credible recognitions that HML can receive. Being the long standing winner of these two prestigious awards, we are humble yet proud to receive continued support from our clients and industry colleagues. HML will continue to strive for excellence, contributing further to Hong Kong’s economy and international reputation.”

About the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
This award-winning 306,000 sqm building, first opened in 1988, offers 91,500 sqm of rentable space. An iconic Hong Kong landmark, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (‘HKCEC’) is located on a prime waterfront site in the central business district of Hong Kong. It is owned by the Hong Kong SAR Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.

About Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (‘HML’) is a professional private management and operating company responsible for providing day to day management for the HKCEC, where it oversees administration, marketing, booking, scheduling, event co-ordination, maintenance and security. It also manages food and beverage operations at the HKCEC, including restaurants and catering services. HML provides world-class services for users, visitors and guests of the HKCEC, a venue which has been consistently awarded the title of ‘Best Convention and Exhibition Centre in Asia’ by leading industry professionals. About 1,200 events are held at the HKCEC every year, including exhibitions, conferences, corporate meetings, entertainment events, seminars and banquets. These events contribute significant economic benefits to the city, and help raise the international image of Hong Kong.

HML is a member of NWS Holdings Limited. NWS Holdings Limited (“NWS Holdings”, Hong Kong stock code: 659), the infrastructure and service flagship of New World Development Company Limited (Hong Kong stock code: 17), operates businesses in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Macau. Its Infrastructure portfolio includes Roads, Energy, Water and Ports & Logistics projects. Its Services portfolio comprises Facilities Management (the management of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and Free Duty), Construction & Transport (construction, bus and ferry services) and Strategic Investments.

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