ASM Global, a leading producer of entertainment experiences has been appointmented as the managing operator for Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre. The project is set to complete construction in 2022 and will be the region’s largest exhibition and convention centre on a total site area of 309,000 sqm, according to ASM Global.
The centre will offer a total build-up area of 149,000 sqm, 95,000 sqm of exhibition space over 10 halls, a 4,000-seat tiered auditorium, 95 meeting rooms, Royal & VIP Majlis, supported by event organisers' offices and a 250-seat capacity restaurant.
ASM Global was appointed by Bahrain Tourism & Exhibition Authority (BTEA) as the managing operator after a tender process. The Centre is currently under construction, with the opening planned for mid-2022. More information can be found by visiting www.bahrainiecc.com.
Iain Campbell, Executive Vice President, ASM Global – Gulf Region says: “Our aim for Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre is to create a venue with its own distinct identity that resonates with MICE visitors as well as the leisure and tourism market that benefits the local economy and enhances the Kingdom’s status globally”.
ASM Global’s portfolio is anchored by arenas, convention centres and stadiums across five continents. The brand-new destination will feature state-of-the-art technology, as well as having the highest level of flexibility to host a range of events from exhibitions and conventions to concerts, live events, weddings, seminars and much more, according to ASM Global.