Melaka International Trade Center (MITC) was officially launched in June 2003 by YAB Datuk Seri Hj Mohd Ali bin Mohd Rustam, the Chief Minister of Melaka. MITC is known for its superior international trade centre and MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions).
MITC is one of the landmarks building in Melaka. It is situated at Jalan Konvensyen, Hang Tuah Jaya, Ayer Keroh Melaka. The place is quite strategic. Near to most government agencies, local bank, hypermarket Mydin, mosque, hotels and shop lots. It is easily accessible from other towns, cities and states in Malaysia via the North-South Expressway.
It is a well known place for trade in Melaka whether for local or international. Many organizations held their event at the MITC because of the credibility of the MITC.
MITC facilities and services include
1. Exhibition Hall
The exhibition hall spacing is 13,000 m2 on a single floor. The hall could be divided into 3 halls, Hall A, Hall B and Hall C. The capacity of the whole is able to provide 238 standard shell scheme booths.
2. Meeting Room
There are 8 meeting rooms available on Level 1. Three of the room has partition that can movable to be as a large meeting room. The meeting rooms’ space is 8.5m x 17m and height of 3.6m. These meeting rooms are frequently used for meetings, seminars, conferences especially by government agencies, private agencies and NGOs.
3. Grand Ballroom
The Grand ballroom is on Level 2. The room is 51m x 25.5m and 4.5 meter ceiling. The Grand ballroom is suitable for wedding event, annual birthday or special event. It can accommodate about 800 guests in a banquet style.
Auditorium is situated on Level 1. There are 272 seats available and equipped with latest sound and lighting system with 14’ x 12’ silver screen. It is perfect place for medium sized conferences, theater, dramas and musical performance.
5. Board Room
Board Room is located at Level 2 and can accommodate for 20 settees. It includes facilities such as microphone for meetings and conference purpose.
6. VIP Room
VIP Room is located at ground floor. It is special room for VIP to take rest or make press conference.
7. Business Centre
It is a place for MITC officer and valued guest meet. Guest can get services such as photocopy, fax and information inquiries.
MITC provide parking in front of the building. But in the peak hours, the parking is not enough.
MITC provide 5 storage rooms for exhibitor to stock up their belonging during the exhibition show.
10. Loading bays
MITC provide 3 loading bays behind the Exhibition Hall for exhibitor and organizer to load off their belonging to the hall.
Dataran is an open air parking area. It can be used for outdoor events such as concerts, car exhibitions, bazaars etc.
Lobby is located at ground floor. It is 2167.5m2 and able to hold mini exhibition fair which can accommodate 40 booths. There’s also a chair to relax and massage chair to get electronic massage.
13. Permanent Display
Permanent display situated at ground floor near lobby area. It has 100 permanent display shows about company and factory product. It also could become a promotion for company by display their product and company information at the place.
There are 8 kiosk located in the ground floor. It is open only if there’s an event in the MITC.
15. Orange Café
Orange Café is situated at ground floor and in front of exhibition hall. It serves delicious food for guest to eat and drink.
16. Tech Facilities
Free Wifi is availabel. You just need to get password from their administrative staff. Other than that, MITC also provide WiFi using TM Wifi for TM subscribers. To get the service you need to have registered account at TM WiFi.
MITC also provide the latest audiovisual technology for event, seminars, conference, presentation, etc. The lighting systems also high standard.
17. Prayer Room
The prayer room for Muslim located at ground floor in front of the exhibition hall
There’s clean toilet available in each room separated by gender.
The security officers work and provide 24 hours services within the perimeters of venue. They are highly trained personnel and provide assistance for organizer and visitor
That’s some short description about MITC. You just can contact the MITC administration for further inquiry at :-
Melaka International Trade Centre
Level 2, Convention Centre,
Jalan Konvensyen, Hang Tuah Jaya, MITC Complex,
75450, Ayer Keroh, Melaka , Malaysia
Source Information: MITC website
Source Picture: Facebook MITC
Event being held at MITC: Karnival Jom Heboh