Media Release

BCCK Team Gets Certified in Conference Management Certification Plus (CMC+), Exhibition Management (CEM) & Event Design (CED)

22 January 2024

Share via:

Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) is proud to announce a significant milestone in our commitment to excellence and professional development. Keneth Garai (Sales Manager), John Hii (Senior Sales Executive) and Dayang Masnaisa Delaila (Event Planning Coordinator) are the recipients of the Conference Management Certification Plus (CMC+); while Laila Johari (Sales Manager), Syuriana Sadikin (Sales Manager), Phoebe Tan (Sales Manager), Haslina Ismail (Sales Executive) and Eva Douglas (Event Planning Coordinator) are the recipients of the Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM). Meanwhile, Jennifer Ho (Senior Business Development Executive) is the recipient of the Certified in Event Design (CED).

The Conference Management Certification (CMC+) program equips professionals with the knowledge and skills needed for success in the fast-paced world of congress and event management. In contrast, the Certified Exhibition Management (CEM) certification is a prestigious worldwide designation for event professionals, showcasing expertise in event design and creating immersive experiences. The Certified Event Design (CED) certification reflects top-tier expertise in event planning and design, covering essential topics like event strategy and innovation. With these certifications, BCCK is positioned to enhance its event offerings, creating memorable experiences that surpass the ordinary.

Our team members have undergone an intensive training program that covers a wide range of topics, including event planning, logistics management, budgeting, stakeholder engagement, and the latest technological advancements in the industry. This certification not only enhances their expertise but also further validates their commitment to providing our clients with the highest level of service and professionalism.

"We are immensely proud of our staff members who have achieved the CMC+, CEM and CED certification," said CEO of BCCK, Eric van Piggelen. "This accomplishment reflects their dedication to staying at the forefront of our industry and their commitment to delivering exceptional service to our clients. We believe that investing in professional development is essential for ensuring that we continue to provide innovative and top-notch services to our clients”, he added.

The CMC+, CEM and CED certification is a significant achievement for our staff members and highlights their dedication to continuous learning and improvement. It also strengthens our organization's position as a leader in the congress and event management industry.

In the insightful words of BCCK's Director of Human Resources, Ahmad Rizal Yaman, "The accomplishment of CMC+, CEM, and CED certifications underscores the robust emphasis we place on employee development at BCCK. We firmly believe that a highly skilled and certified workforce forms the bedrock of our success and serves as a vivid manifestation of our commitment to nurturing talent within the organization."

BCCK’s CEO, Mr. Eric van Piggelen, expressed gratitude to MACEOS, MyCEB, and BESarawak for their support in organising and backing these certification programs. “We extend our sincere appreciation to MACEOS, MyCEB, and BESarawak for conducting such a valuable and insightful program. These certifications have not only empowered our team members with advanced knowledge but have also equipped them with the tools to elevate our events to new heights," BCCK’s Director of Human Resources, Mr. Ahmad Rizal Yaman, elaborated on the accomplishments of each team member, contributing to the advancement of standards in event management and design at BCCK. “Our recent success in earning the prestigious CMC+, CEM, and CED credentials highlights our dedication to staying at the forefront of the business event industry,” he said. “This accomplishment is a result of our collaborative efforts with these esteemed organisations, demonstrating a shared commitment to advancing the standards of event management and design,” he added further.

BCCK recognizes the importance of ongoing professional development to stay ahead in the dynamic event industry. These certifications have empowered the BCCK team with cutting-edge knowledge and skills, but also enabling them to offer clients innovative and impactful event solutions.