Putrajaya International Convention Centre

Dataran Gemilang, Precinct 5, Putrajaya, 43300
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The Putrajaya International Convention Centre is the main convention centre in Putrajaya, Malaysia. This building is located on the top of Taman Puncak Selatan in Precinct 5.PICC receives a yearly average of more than 230,000 delegates and 15,000 visitors around the world since 2006.HistoryConstruction of the convention centre began in 2001 and finished in September 2003. The first conference held in PICC was the 10th Islamic Summit organised by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in October of the same year. In October 2004, the Putrajaya Convention Centre was officially renamed to the Putrajaya International Convention Centre or PICC. It is a precinct landmark, and was designed by Malaysia’s fourth Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad.The front of the building is engrafted with a thorough combination of ‘Wau’, an ancient kite popular in the two Malaysian states of Terengganu and Kelantan and the ‘Pending Perak', a silver royal like belt buckle, also seen in the main hall.PICC confines an area of 135,000 square meters, or approximately 1.3 million square feet.Besides hosting the 10th Islamic Summit, PICC is also a conference venue for high security risk events, hosted by the government or the private sector. PICC has had many important guests including foreign head of states and heads of government, important corporate personalities such as the world's richest man, Bill Gates, as well as the current CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer.

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