Sibu Trade and Exhibition Centre was established about two years ago at the brain-wave of the Vision Team to broaden the economic base through turning Sibu into an economically viable M.I.C.E. (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) centre with the ultimate aim to make Sibu more prosperous.
With timber resources diminishing, it is the aspiration of the Vision Team to diversify the base of Sibu. The concept of MICE was mooted and it eventually materialised in a privatisation scheme by way of converting a godown of Rajang Port Authority (RPA) to a full-fledged multi-functional hall suitable for a wide spectrum of functions.
Ideally situated in the strategic location of Sibu, the Exhibition Centre is reputedly the biggest event centre of the town. Handy as it is, it facilitates to diversify Sibu and take it one step nearer to be a MICE centre.
It all still sounds a distance away - but Sibu Trade and Exhibition Centre is a step in the right direction.
The picture shows the main entrance of the Exhibition Centre.
The picture shows a section of the Exhibition Centre. The excess capacity of RPA is now put to a more productive use for the good cause of Sibu.