Monday, August 26

BCCK announces new appointments

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Nicolette Elia

Lim Jing Qi

KUCHING: Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) yesterday announced the appointment of Nicolette Elia as its Director of Operations and Lim Jing Qi as the Senior Research and Business Development Executive.

BCCK chief executive director, Eric Van Piggelen said that they are pleased to welcome Nicolette and Lim on board.

“Our team will benefit from their extensive experience in the business events field,” he said in the statement.

Nicolette will lead the BCCK operations team in covering the front and back of house to serve the needs of clients, conference delegates and visitors to the convention centre.

Her role will see her working closely with the heads of event planning, culinary, banquet, audio visual technical services, stewarding, housekeeping, security services and facility maintenance.

Born and raised in South Africa, Nicolette started off her career with an exhibition organiser based in Johannesburg, managing both national exhibitions and international pavilions after which she held the position of Operations Director at the Durban International Convention Centre, South Africa.

“My passion lies in operations and within the industry itself, what excites me is the ongoing growth and development potential the industry holds.

“The industry is dynamic, creative and constantly challenges the status quo which inspires and motivates me. I look forward to working together with my peers and the dedicated team members of BCCK, to continue innovating and enhancing what BCCK has to offer both locally and internationally,” said Nicolette.

Lim, graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce major in Accounting, was born and raised in Taiping, Perak. She worked as a Business Development Senior Executive in Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) for seven years before joining BCCK as a Senior Research and Development Executive.

“BCCK has given me an opportunity to delve into a different aspect of Business Events. I am excited and eager to share my years of experience and skills obtained from my previous employment with MyCEB with BCCK,” she said.