Purpose-built venues are designed to accommodate large scale events in a highly regulated and controlled manner, supported by a knowledgeable and experienced team. Through government and private sector collaboration, the Centre, is able to use its capabilities and expertise to keep the team actively employed and to sustain a level of business continuity that is vital in these challenging times.
One of the perks of purpose-built venues is that they are designed to seamlessly facilitate large crowd flow and to regulate movement from one point to another, keeping in consideration those with limited physical abilities while accommodating a variety of needs simultaneously. Most of the senior and golden citizens scheduled for vaccination at the Centre are experiencing the venue for the first time in their life, and are comforted by the ease of navigation and movement within the Centre.
The Centre is once again thronged by thousands daily since it began its operation as a vaccination centre, a sight that has been dearly missed due to the pandemic outbreak. Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre with its role as a mega vaccination centre (PPV) started its operation on 7 June 2021, with an initial capacity of 4000 vaccines. The capacity will increase gradually, in time as the Government ramps up daily vaccination rate to further expedite herd immunity in Malaysia.
The Centre, a venue that is primarily known in the international marketplace for its long track-record of high-profile international events and its Malaysian hospitality, is now hustling and bustling again with medical professionals, civil forces, volunteers, the public and its staff after travel and movement restrictions kept its hallways empty for almost a year.
The National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) has been further expedited by the government through a number of measures in the aim to vaccinate up to 80% of Malaysia’s population by the end of the third quarter this year, giving a glimmer of hope to the local business events community that soon the tides of COVID-19 will settle.