Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) managing director Mike Cannon has revealed that Kuching is second place when it comes to a convention city in Asia.

He also added that Kuching now ranks 27th globally and is starting to climb with the city beating the likes of Canberra and Adelaide.

Mike also revealed that Sarawak had won bids to host about 65 conventions for the next two years, and that the biggest regional convention for the civil aviation industry, known as Routes 2014 will be held here after the state won the bid to host the massive event.