Client: Majid Al Futtaim Investments LLC
The new Convention Centre was completed in January 2003 in a very demanding construction period of only 16 months. This facility has played host to the IMF World Bank Conference in September 2003, and includes a huge convention hall (150 m x 60 m single span x 15 m high), a highly decorative and modern concourse/ shopping boulevard and a 7 level Multi Storey Carpark. The hall has capacity for 6000 seats and can be split into several different configurations to allow different events to take place simultaneously. The Centre includes many state of the art building services installation and a highly impressive array of audio visual features.