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MIA Bags top RAWR Awards for Excellence in Business Conference




Johan Idris RAW


Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), has notched another first by winning the ‘National Conference for Excellence’ in the Business Events category at the inaugural rAWr (Recognising Award Winning Results) Awards 2013, through its flagship event, the MIA International Accountants Conference (MIA Conference) 2012.The Awards presentation ceremony was held on 18 September at KL Convention Centre during rAWr 2013 Gala Dinner.The rAWr Awards is co-organised by the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and the Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (MACEOS) to recognise excellence, leadership, professional standards, innovation and best practices within the Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition (MICE) or business events industry.MIA President, Johan Idris was present to receive the Award from MyCEB’s CEO, Zulkefli Haji Sharif and MACEOS President, Jonathan Kan.Speaking on the Institute’s success, Johan conveyed the Institute’s delight at receiving the award. “We are honoured and elated to be on the winners’ list of the inaugural rAWr Awards. This Award goes to MIA Team, especially the MIA Conference 2012 Chairperson, Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad.

“MIA feel honoured that our contribution in the industry through MIA Conference is being recognised. We will certainly continue this winning endeavour in the years to come by organising a value added conference which caters the need of the Accounting and business fraternity”.

The rAWr Awards covered 27 categories within the four main components of the MICE industry including Best International Conference, Best Trade Exhibition, Best Incentive Programme, Best Event and Best Environmental Initiative.