MAEPS was established by the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry to serve as a centre for agro-based events and activities.

As a major exhibition venue, it is an important centre for both international and local events and activities in Malaysia. MAEPS is also host to the successful of MAHA Showcase and continues to become THE place to promote Malaysia agriculture and food lifestyles.

The park resides on a 130 hectares of land belonging to the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI). The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry has successfully positioned the importance of the nation’s food sovereignty and safety, in line with its motto “Our Food Our Future” whereas agriculture remains the focal point of government’s efforts to promote it in communities throughout Malaysia. As one of the largest event venue and AgroTourism Park in the country, MAEPS has become a major enabler to the success of the agricultural initiatives in Malaysia.