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Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Oman

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Opening in 2016, the new Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre is set to become an iconic landmark for Muscat and the Sultanate of Oman. The Centre is surrounded by nature and conveniently located only 10 minutes from the new Muscat International Airport. Located in its own fully integrated precinct there will be 1000 hotel rooms on site.

Peikko's flooring products were approved for the construction of this prestigious building.

The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) will be amongst the world's first to be built to US Green Building Council LEED Certification standards and will officially open its first phase for business in September 2016. This phase includes:

  • 22,396 square metres of column-free, multipurpose exhibition space also designed for plenary sessions, concerts performances, and gala events seating up to 10,000
  • 10 hospitality suites seating up to 196 theatre style
  • 5 office suites
  • Multi-story carpark for 4,000 vehicles

The second phase, opening in 2017, will feature:

  • Lyric-style tiered auditorium seating 3,200
  • Flexible Grand Ballroom seating 2,688
  • Flexible Junior Ballroom seating 1,026
  • Tiered Theatre for 456
  • 19 meeting rooms catering for 47 - 360 delegates
  • VIP Pavilion

The surrounding Precinct will feature:

  • Four hotels with a combined total of 1,000 rooms, including a five star JW Marriot with a direct link to the convention centre through the Hotel Pavilion, a four star Crown Plaza, and two more hotels (four star and three star)
  • Business Park
  • Retail shopping mall
  • Protected nature reserve

 The functional and flexible design ensures a wide array of meeting and exhibition spaces with the very latest in communications and audio-visual technology to meet the demands of the most discerning global event organisers.

www.omanconvention.com, www.aegogden.com

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Project facts

Developer:
Oman Tourism & Development Co. SAOC (OMRAN)
Construction Company:
Carillion Alawi LLC
Architect:
U+A
Delivery year:
2014
Completion year:
2016

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Contacts

Radovan Endel, General Manager Mobile +971 50 279 2215
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