IPEC Certification Bureau held its Inaugural Convention from 25-27 November 2015 with the full support from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah. The 3-days meeting, attended by 150 delegates from ASEAN Countries, focused on the establishment of ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on Certification of Persons.
Sabah Tourism Board provided traditional garlanding and a cultural extravaganza during their welcome dinner; including the popular audience participation in the traditional blowpipe, (sumpit) and 'Magunatip' segment, which awed the delegates. During their stay, the delegates enjoyed the taste of Sabah at the Mari-Mari Cultural Village. Some delegates even took the opportunity to extend their stay to explore more of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.