BESarawak just unveiled brand-new incentive packages for Sarawak-based business event planners and partners today at its Tribal Gathering event, which took place at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching.
Officially launching these Tribe Incentivised Packages was Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak, Datuk Haji Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah.
Speaking at the event, the Minister congratulated BESarawak for successfully securing 95 business events worth RM 208.8 million in total economic impact in 2020.
He also stressed on the importance of unity and collaboration as the key factors for the industry to pull through.
According to him, the Tribe Homegrown Incentivised Packages is one of the ways to help provide industry support and encourage more local planners to plan homegrown business events before the borders reopen.
“With a wide range of subsidised items, Tribe Homegrown Incentivised Package for Corporate Meetings & Corporate Incentives category, and Convention category shall encourage more planners to come forward, organised and hold events in Sarawak,” he said.
Also speaking at the event was BESarawak Acting Chief Executive Officer Amelia Roziman, who mentioned that homegrown events are to become the next focus to keep the industry moving. She also emphasied that the current incentivised packages for national and international planners are being revived to give better support for hybrid events, and to fit the current needs of business event planners.
Tribe Homegrown Incentivised Package for Sarawak-based associations and corporate organisations.
The package branches into two categories: Tribe Homegrown (Convention Category) and Tribe Homegrown (Corporate Meetings & Corporate Incentives Category.
The Convention Category
- A collaboration between Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture Sarawak and BESarawak to help develop the local tourism, arts and culture scene via homegrown convention.
- To apply, contact Donny Tan at [email protected]
The Corporate Meetings & Corporate Incentives Category
- An initiative to encourage corporate organisations and destination management companies, travel agents and incentive houses among other subsectors to organise and host such business events.
- To apply, contact Crystal Phang at [email protected]
Tribe Collaborate Incentivised Package for BESarawak industry partners
An incentive for Sarawak-based industry partners to recover from COVID-19 aftereffects. The incentive helps support with advertising, marketing and promotional efforts.
To apply, contact Jason Tan at [email protected]
Also present during the event was Datuk Sebastian Ting Chiew Yew, Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak, Hii Chang Kee, Permanent Secretary to Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak, Datuk Abang Karim Bin Tun Abang Haji Openg (virtual), Deputy Chairman of BESarawak, among others.
Have an event in mind already? Let the #TribeSpirit of BESarawak guide you on the new normal for business events in Sarawak.