Hotel & Venue

Welcome to Penang.

Congress Venue

Setia SPICE Convention Centre

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

Setia SPICE Convention Centre is a world-class event venue located in the vibrant city of Penang, Malaysia. The venue is Eco Green GBI certified as the world 1st hybrid solar-powered convention centre. On a bright day, SPICE Convention Centre draws 0 (zero) energy from the national grid. Some of its outstanding eco-friendly features include expansive green spaces, green technology, energy efficient systems, redevelopment of an existing building and social inclusive design.

Taking the ETS?

As we are trying to minimize our carbon footprint and organize an eco-friendly conference, we want to encourage you to choose to travel by train.

Considering taking a flight?

As Penang has an International Airport, there are many direct flights for your consideration.

Navigation for your Drive?

Use Waze to drive to Setia SPICE Convention Centre, 108C Jalan Tun Dr Awang, Bayan Lepas:

Amari SPICE Penang

Directly connected to the SPICE Convention Centre and SPICE Arena, guest can gain exclusive access to the world’s first hybrid solar-powered M.I.C.E venue complex, not to mention take advantage of all of Amari’s own offerings, such as various sized meeting rooms and event spaces, a 25-metre salt water swimming pool, four restaurants and bars and a fully integrated spa and fitness centre.

Distance from conference venue, SPICE: Next door.

Estimated walking distance time: 4 minutes

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For group bookings, kindly contact and quote that you are an ASAD 2024 delegate when you book.

Angelyna Radhi
+60 17-557 0471

Olive Tree Hotel

Olive Tree Hotel is an eco-friendly business hotel, strategically located in the Convention and Free Trade Zone of Penang Island. The hotel offers 2 F&B outlets, fitness facilities (gym and swimming pool) & functional meeting space & comfortable accommodation for one’s green stay. Located right opposite the SPICE Convention Centre with less than 5 minutes walking distance and 10 minutes’ drive away from Penang International Airport, 25 minutes Penang 1st & 2nd Bridge. It is a conducive meeting point for all convention-goers

Distance from conference venue, SPICE: 1.2KM.

Estimated driving time: 4 minutes

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For group bookings, kindly contact and quote that you are an ASAD 2024 delegate when you book.

Mr Lee Swee Yeong
+60 19-559 7016

AC Hotel Penang

AC Hotel Penang is an upper-moderate tier lifestyle hotel brand for the design conscious traveler. Hotel is conveniently located only a short drive away from George Town, the capital of Penang, Malaysia. Hotel close to the airport (6km), Queensbay Mall (3.5km), Penang Golf Club (2.5km) and the Bayan Lepas Free Trade Zone (3.5km).

Distance from conference venue, SPICE: 1.5KM.

Estimated driving time: 5 minutes

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For group bookings, kindly contact and quote that you are an ASAD 2024 delegate when you book.

Victor Choong (Mr.)
+60 19-324 6435

Eastin Hotel Penang

Slick clean cuts- like that of a perfectly cut diamond, frames the modern contemporary façade. A mere stone’s throw-away from the city centre, nestled at the heart of Queensbay, enjoy the wispy sea breeze whilst gazing into the horizon of the Straits of Malacca to the shores of Jerejak Island.

Let us be your pinnacle to exceptional corporate events, with the frills and thrills of relaxation after hours, maintaining the prestigious title as the “leading business class hotel” of the Pearl of Orient.

Distance from conference venue, SPICE: 3.6KM.

Estimated driving time: 10 minutes

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For group bookings, kindly contact and quote that you are an ASAD MSN 2024 delegate when you book.

Ms Elene Lim

St Giles Wembley Penang

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the Georgetown, luxuriate in the elegant and welcoming ambiance at St Giles Wembley, Penang hotel. With easy access to business districts, coastal freeway to industrial parks and the city’s exciting heritage sites, your stay at our elegant boutique hotel in Penang is just the right choice.

Distance from conference venue, SPICE: 13.8KM.

Estimated driving time: 25 minutes

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For group bookings, kindly contact and quote that you are an ASAD 2024 delegate when you book.


Places to Visit

Clan Jetties

Built on stilts over the sea, this traditional Chinese waterfront settlement was home to the city’s early stevedores and fisherfolks. The Clan Jetties are a cherished and conserved element of George Town’s cultural heritage legacy. Experience live arts and cultural performances about the history of Clan Jetties at Folklore By The Sea @ Chew Jetty.

Pangkalan Weld
Opens 9am - 9pm daily
+6011-6246 2884

Little India

This little quarter of South Indian culture is the place where early Indian immigrants first settled down in Penang. It is the island’s epicentre of Indian music, savoury cuisine, exotic spices and authentic goods.

Lebuh Pasar

Penang State Museum

The museum was built for Penang Free School (PFS) in 1896. After PFS moved to Jalan Masjid Negeri in 1928, Hutchings School then occupied it until 1964 when the Penang State Museum took over.

Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower

Penang millionaire Cheah Chen Eok paid for the building of the 60ft tower to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. It was presented to George Town in 1902. External viewing.

Lebuh Light

Khoo Kongsi

One of the finest Chinese clan temples outside China, completed in 1906. It belongs to the Khoo surname clan.

18, Cannon Square
Opens 9am – 5pm daily

Hin Bus Depot

This unique contemporary art space that used to be an old bus depot is now a partially renovated art-deco building that showcases progressive artists, artworks and art forms. There is almost always an exhibition in progress, and the creative murals in the grounds are always on view. There’s also a weekly Sunday pop-up market held from 11am to 5pm.

31A, Jalan Gurdwara
12pm – 7pm (weekdays)
11am – 7pm (weekends)

Batu Ferringhi

Batu Ferringhi is most popular for its sandy beaches and it draws endless streams of tourists every year. Along this winding stretch of beach, you will find a host of fun activities such as water sports and horse riding. The area comes to life with a night bazaar when the sun goes down.

Jalan Batu Ferringhi

Escape Penang

Located off the northern cape of Penang Island, its scenic surroundings are a favourite picnic spot for locals. Teluk Bahang Dam sets the dramatic stage for the annual Penang International Dragon Boat Festival races.

Teluk Bahang

Penang Hill

At 830m above sea level, Penang Hill offers a panoramic view of the city. Get to the top by hiking or taking a funicular train to enjoy scenic views of the hill. At the summit, explore the flower garden, mini bird park, owl museum, bungalows, guesthouses and historic Bellevue Hotel. Also, there’s The Habitat providing the most authentic, diverse and educational rainforest experience.

Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam
Opens 6.30am – 10pm daily (last train from top station at 10pm)
+604-828 8880 /
* Ticket counter closes 1 hour before the last train from top station

The Habitat, Penang Hill

The Habitat is a world class eco-tourism facility on the fringes of a 130-million year old virgin rainforest on Penang Hill. It promotes environmental and conservation awareness among visitors through its amazing nature trails, canopy walkways and zip lines.

Penang Hill, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam
9am – 7pm daily (last entry by 6pm)

Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm

Set within this lush tropical sanctuary and vivarium are two attractions - The Natureland living outdoor gardens and The Cocoon indoor discovery centre. Over 150 species of fauna and 200 species of flora are showcased throughout Entopia. Its discovery centre features two floors of interactive learning exhibits and activities.

Jalan Teluk Bahang
Opens 9am – 6pm daily (last admission at 5pm, closed on Wed)
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