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Macau, CHINA

www.sport.gov.mo

WHY MACAU?

Since the establishment of the Macau Special Administrative Region, Macau has been active in sports development, To meet the requirements of international sports events, many of our stadiums and sports facilities were built in order to cater for the organization of different types of local and international events.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Macao is a compact city boasting an array of sophisticated sport venues: Olympic Sports Centre includes Stadium (capacity: 15,700 seats), Aquatic Centre, Hockey Field, Multi-Purpose Zone, 3 on 3 Basketball Field and Badminton Zone; Macao East Asian Games Dome; International Shooting Range (area: 52,355 m2); Tennis Academy (area: 15,304 m2); Bowling Centre (area: 5,830 m2); Tap Seac Multisport Pavilion (capacity: 3,300 seats);Macau Forum (area:810 m2); Nam Van Lake Nautical Centre (area: 11,708 m2); Coloane Karting Track (area: 42,982 m2); Lin Fong Sports Centre (capacity: 2,200 seats); and Football and Athletics Field at MUST (capacity: 1,684 seats) among other facilities.

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

International Marathon, Macau Golf Open, FIVB World Grand Prix(Finals), International Dragon Boat Races, The 11th Asian Dragon Boat Championships , 2014 Macao Asian Cities Athletics Invitational ,International Kart Grand Prix, 31st OCA General Assembly, Macau Grand Prix, Kumpoo Macau Open Badminton Grand Prix Gold, Macau China International Open Tenpin Bowling Championships and ABF Tour – Macau, China. 20th Asian Table Tennis Championships, Macau 2012 Thomas & Uber Cups Preliminaries Round-Asia Zone, Chelsea Asia Tour, 2nd Asian Indoor Games, 12th Asian Junior Athletics Championships, 1st Lusofonia Games, 4th East Asian games.

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

 Being a product of cultural exchange between East and West spanning over 400 years, the Historic Centre of Macau, inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List since 2005, is the oldest array of European architectural legacy on Chinese territory. Macau Special Administrative Region of PRC is highly accessible, offers luxurious accommodation, excellent retreats, top conference facilities, a wide variety of entertainment and a schedule of international sport events backed by government support, held at the most sophisticated sport venues.

Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

www.mymajorevents.com.my

WHY KUALA LUMPUR?

Ranked as one of the best value destinations in the world, KL is affordable for attendees and offers an attractive business proposition to event organisers. Wide range of sport facilities, hassle free visa, ease of travel and pristine natural wonders, all under a perfect climate, KL will deliver unforgettable events.

SPORTS FACILITIES

KL Sports City: National Stadium, capacity: 85,500; Axiata Arena, capacity: 13,000; National Aquatic Centre, capacity: 4,000; National Squash Centre, capacity: 1,000; National Hockey Stadium, capacity: 12,000; Stadium in KL: Stadium Merdeka, capacity: 40,000; Other nearby world-class venues include: Sepang International Circuit, capacity: 80,000 National Velodrome, capacity: 2,000; Malaysia National Ice Skating Stadium, capacity: 700 seating & 5,000 standing

EVENTS PREVIOUSLY HOSTED

Sea Games KL 2017, National Youth & Junior U20 Chess Championships, FIM Asia Supermoto Championship, World Chinese Basketball Invitational Tournament, KL City Grand Prix, BWF World Championships, WAF World Arm-Wrestling Championship, MotoGP.

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

Place of Interest: PETRONAS Twin Towers, KL Tower, Malaysia Tourism Centre (MATIC), Chinatown’s Petaling Street, Masjid Jamek, Merdeka Square, Islamic Arts Museum, National Museum, The Royal Museum, Sri Mahamariamman Temple. Entertainment: TREC, Royal Selangor Visitor Centre’s School of Hard Knocks, Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, Zouk, Aquaria KLCC, Bukit Bintang, Lake Gardens, KL Forest Eco Park, Little India, Central Market., KL City Gallery, Istana Budaya. Local food and beverage: Jalan Alor, Tamarind Springs, Pampas Old Malaya, Dining In The Dark, Mosaic at Mandarin Oriental, Tamarind Hill, Bombay Palace, Bijan. Shopping: Suria KLCC, Pavilion Mall, Mid Valley Megamall, The Garden, Starhill Gallery.