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Tony Vishnu Nagamaiah

General Manager
Malaysia Major Events
Tony Nagamaiah joined Malaysia Major Events, an agency under the Ministry of Tourism & Culture
Malaysia in July 2010. He was responsible for setting up the agency, which was formed as part of
Malaysia Economic Transformation Programme.

Tony leads Malaysia Major Events to focus on identifying and supporting international event bids such as sports, arts, and culture and lifestyle events. Apart from this, Tony is responsible for identifying, supporting and marketing home grown events into achieving international stature.

To date Malaysia Major Events has supported over 300 major events throughout Malaysia with a
contribution of more than RM 5 billion in tourism expenditure to the country. 

Tony is a frequent speaker at Major Event’s conferences and summits in the region and often quoted by the regional media as thought leader in the industry.