- Macao has top-nodge MICE software and hardware facilities. With a large number of integrated resorts, the city provides more than 240,000 square metres of world-class international conference and exhibition venues, allowing large and high-level conferences sizing 10,000 attendees to be held concurrently.
- The development of Macao’s MICE sector has gained international recognition. In 2023, the International Association of Exhibition Events (IAEE) granted the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) the “IAEE International Excellence Award”, which is to honor IPIM for its remarkable progress made in the internationalisation of MICE events, the cultivation of industry professionals, and the development of peripheral industries boosted by MICE events. According to the “International Meetings Market Report” published by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) in 2019, Macao ranked the 12th among Asia Pacific cities, and moved up 23 places to the 48th among the top 50 cities worldwide. Based on the report released by the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), the market of Macao’s exhibition industry recorded a 4.2% growth in 2019, ranking the 10th in the Asia-Pasific region. At present, 10 local exhibitions have obtained international certification, involving areas including commerce, environmental protection, automobiles, yachts and aviation.
- The influence of ineternational conventions and exhibitions in Macao is constantly growing. The city has gathered a number of renowned events, such as the “International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF)”, “Global Tourism Economy Forum”, “Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition (MIECF)”, “Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF)”, “Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo”. The exhibitors, particpants and attendees are of high level, enabling broad influence of the events and making Macao a core city the region in terms of hosting conventions and exhibitions, promoting businesses and exploring opportunities.