Borneo International Beads Conference (BIBCo) 2017 - Foreign Delegates


BIBCo 2017 is an international event for bead lovers and anyone interested to learn more about beads, its history, beauty and uses. The 5th edition of BIBCo, this year’s event comprises the following components:

  • The Beads Conference where informative papers are delivered by an esteemed panel of internationally acclaimed beads authorities happens in the morning sessions from the 13 to 15 October 2017 at the function rooms of the Waterfront Hotel, Kuching.

  • The Beads Workshops component happens in the afternoon sessions also from the 13 to 15 October 2017 at the same venue as the conference and involves expert facilitators teaching the skills of bead working, stringing, making and more. There is a wide good range of workshop topics to select from each afternoon. Experts are also on hand at this session to assist you in identifying that string of beads you purchased and assess its value to their best ability.

  • The Beads Abuzz Bazaar caters to all beads lovers who will not miss the opportunity to buy and sell beads and bead crafts from all over the world. Beads Abuzz is on from the 12 to the 15 October 2017 at the ground floor of the Plaza Merdeka Mall adjacent to the conference venue.

  • The Gala Dinner & Show is a special evening of high bead fashion and social intermingling of conference delegates and beads enthusiasts from all over the world. Happening at the Grand Ballroom of the Waterfront Hotel, this event is topped off by an extravagant catwalk parade of beaded fashion and bead culture display.

Ex-speakers and workshop facilitators, kindly email us at crafthub@gmail.com for your ambassador’s rate.

Oct 12 - Oct 15, 2017
[ Thu ] - [ Sun ]
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM MYT
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Waterfront Hotel
FULL ACCESS PASS (includes Conference, Journal, Workshops & Gala Dinner) SOLD OUT $650.00
Venue Address
The Waterfront Hotel, 93000 Kuching, Sarawak Malaysia