The new Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre is set to be completed in 2022 and will mark the launch of the region’s largest exhibition and convention centre on a total site area of 309,000 sqm. The centre is supposed to bolster Bahrain’s position as a leading Business Events hub internationally with a total build-up area of 149,000 sqm. Offering 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 has been selected by the Bahrain Tourism & Exhibition Authority (BTEA) as the managing operator. The new destination will feature state-of-the-art technology, as well as having high flexibility to host a range of events from exhibitions and conventions to concerts, live events, weddings, seminars and much more.
“We are delighted to have been appointed the operator of what will be a landmark development, which will further position Bahrain as a growing international destination helping to drive growth and create jobs as well as a legacy for the Kingdom. We look forward to working with Bahrain Tourism & Exhibition Authority in creating a brand-new exhibition and convention hub at the heart of the region”, says ASM Global APAC Chairman and Chief Executive, Harvey Lister AM.