Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC)
Location: Kuala Lumpur
|| PWTC, No. 41,
Jalan Tun Ismail
50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) Kuala Lumpur is centrally located at the city of Kuala Lumpur and is the main exhibition
center in Kuala Lumpur that hosts many local and international events and exhibitions.
It was built in 1981 and was completed in 1984 and was officiated by the Malaysia Prime
Minister at that time, Tun Dr Mahathir Muhammad.
A large and prestigious exhibition center that holds a variety of events such as local,
regional and international exhibition, wedding and travel expos, trade shows and concert,
even official international meetings. It is known for its comprehensive facilities and
large space of more than 250,000 square feet for the main exhibition halls, with many
smaller halls for various occasions. Among the many prestigious events held here was
the Commonwealths Heads of Government Meeting back in 1989 and recently the
Bruno Mars concert in 2011.
There are many more events coming up for the year 2012, amongst are the Malaysia
Technology Expo in Feb, Malaysia Furniture Fair in March, Robotics Asia in July and
much more. If you are happen in town, do not miss the opportunity to catch on these
events. Another important point to note is that the Putra Bus Terminal is just
located directly across the PWTC. You can get express buses to outstation mainly
to the east coast such as Terengganu, Kelantan and Kuantan, it also provides
frequent bus services. The Putra LRT station is also RapidKl hub for local shuttle.
Getting to PWTC is very convenient as there are railway stations nearby,
which is the PWTC LRT station on the Ampang Line, and the Putra Komuter
station. Otherwise, RapidKL bus terminal is also just around the corner.