About WHOLE

The World Hospitality, Lifestyle and Entertainment Exhibition & Conference (WHOLE 2020) event which will be held from 10th to 12th September 2020 is set to become a mega TRADE exhibition which will occupy both the SPICE Arena and Convention Centre in Penang. This inaugural exhibition is expected to bring together over 350 exhibitors from 20 nations.  More than 5,000 professionals and purchase initiators from the Hospitality, Lifestyle and Entertainment industry, from around world will engage themselves during the 3 day B2B networking event.

Hospitality industry a service industry that covers a wide array of categories including lodging, restaurants, event planning, entertainment, tourism and addition fields within the tourism industry. WHOLE 2020 will be the first in the Region or even in the world to cover the entire spectrum of the Hospitality industry creating a holistic TRADE event under one roof including; accommodation and lodging, food, beverage, food technology and equipment, lifestyle and entertainment, travel and tourism and wellness.

The Venue

SPICE Arena & Convention Centre, Penang

108, Jalan Tun Dr Awang, Bayan Baru,
11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

Event Schedule

Day 1 – 10 September 2020, Thursday

TimeEventsLocationRemarks
0900 - 1800ExhibitionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
0900 - 1800Malaysian Association of Hotels - Penang Chapter Pavilion & B2B SessionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
0900 - 1000Opening Caremony by YB Datuk Mohammadin bin Ketapi, Minister of Tourism, MalaysiaSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1200 - 1800B2B SessionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1200 - 1800WHOLE Speakers CornerSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1500 - 1600Coffee & Tea SessionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1500 - 1600Wine & Spirits VillageSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1600 - 1800Hotel Owners & GM’s Future Technologies Forum Part 1SPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only

Day 2 – 11 September 2020, Friday

TimeEventsLocationRemarks
0900 - 1800ExhibitionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
0900 - 1800Malaysian Association of Hotels - Penang Chapter Pavilion & B2B SessionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
0900 - 1200VIP Tour & Keynote on Green Hospitality by YB Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister of PenangSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1200 - 1800B2B SessionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1200 - 1800WHOLE Speakers CornerSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1400 - 1500Celebrity Chef Demonstration Special Appearance - Raja Permainsuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Almarhum Sultan IskandarSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1500 - 1600Coffee & Tea SessionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1500 - 1600Wine & Spirits VillageSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1600 - 1800Hotel Owners & GM’s Future Technologies Forum Part 2SPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1700 - 1800VIP Tour by YB Yeoh Soon Hin, EXCO Tourism, Culture, Heritage & Arts, PenangSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1800 - 2200Industry Networking Cocktil - Hosted by YB Yeoh Soon Hin, Exco Tourism, Culture, Heritage & Arts, PenangSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only

Day 3 – 12 September 2020, Saturday

TimeEventsLocationRemarks
0900 - 1800ExhibitionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
0900 - 1800Malaysian Association of Hotels - Penang Chapter Pavilion & B2B SessionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
0900 - 1200VIP Tour & Keynote on Digital Agriculture by YB Dato’ Salahuddin bin Ayub, Minister of Argiculture & Agro-Based Industry, MalaysiaSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
0900 - 1200B2B SessionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
0900 - 1200Chefs Association of Penang Presents Battle of Chefs - Themed: Dessert & Pastries
0900 - 1200Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID), - Upcoming Keyloocks and Design Aesthetics
0900 - 1200WHOLE Speakers CornerSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
0900 - 1200Celebrity Chef DemonstrationSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1200 - 1500Young Chefs Programme
1400 - 1500Coffee & Tea SessionSPICE Arena & Convention CentreBy Invitation Only
1400 - 1500Wine & Spirits Village

A Whole of Business Activities Await You