Taylor's School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events (SHTE), Asia Pacific Institute for Event Management (APIEM) and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) have co-organized the 2nd Asia Pacific Virtual Events Conference (AVEC2) on 24 November 2021.
The conference provided a valuable opportunity for researchers, event industry specialists and decision-makers to share experiences and grasp valuable knowledge in events management.
The organizing committee extended sincere gratitude to the Keynote Speakers Dato' Seri Dr. Irmohizam Ibrahim, Group Executive Director, World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur and Adjunct Professor of Taylor’s University; Dato’ Dr. Ammar Abd Ghapar, Senior Director, International Promotion Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board; Dr. Rob Harris, Principal, Event Training Australia and Adjunct Professor of Taylor’ University; and, Dr. Anukrati Sharma, Lecturer at University of Kota, Rajasthan, India for sharing their knowledge and experiences with the delegates. The conference consisted of four parallel sessions with 19 paper presentations that allowed the researchers to present their research to the delegates.
The presenters were given 10 minutes for their presentation, followed by questions from the moderators. There were interesting topics presented by the presenters from Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, and Sri Lanka. At the end of the conference, the winners of the best paper and presenters in the student and non-student categories were announced.
A total of 1000 views were garnered through Facebook and YouTube live. Apart from UiTM students, this conference was organized by a group of committed and passionate students from SHTE Events Management programme, they were Ting Sze Yie, Lim Lee Xuan, Tan Siao Hui, Aurelia Kezia Permata, Aishath Shaima, Mai Takahara, Nathan Joel, Priska Pangestu, Tan Kah Qi, Wee Xuan Ying, Zayn Muhriz and their advisors/lecturers Ms. Khairiah Ismail and Ms. Dhiya Hikmahana.