by Meetings & Conventions Asia | March 19, 2019
Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa’s new grand ballroom.

Four months and RM54 million (US$13.2 million) later, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa is ready to unveil its refurbished meeting venues and facilities. The grand ballroom, meeting and function rooms are now spread across three floors. Pre-function areas, washrooms and technologies have also been refreshed and upgraded accordingly. 

"We are very excited to now offer a completely refreshed venue for our clientele and guests, which includes a very chic event space with advanced technology and upgraded amenities, ushering in a sophisticated hotel experience for various type of events," said Roger Marcz, cluster general manager of Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa. "For the past 22 years, we have played host to numerous local and international corporate events, meetings and social celebrations, and we are delighted to be adding a new chapter to our story, especially of our iconic grand ballroom, a timeless space like no other. We look forward to continue to create exceptional experiences for our guests and further reinforce this iconic event venue."

The 2,266sqm grand ballroom now comes with a new colour palette, grand crystal dome lights, smart lighting system, a built-in stage with a LED screen as backdrop, as well as four additional LED screens on the front and side walls of the space. In terms of seating, the grand ballroom can now fit 2,000 guests in a banquet setting, 2,700 in a theatre setting, or 1,400 guests in a classroom setting. It also has divisible partitioning features that can split the ballroom into three separate rooms to cater for smaller events. 

Furthermore, there are 32 column-free meeting and function rooms for intimate functions and social gatherings. Measuring 30 to 344sqm, these rooms now come with new carpeting, wall coverings, lightings and furniture.