Built beside the Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) was, at one time, the largest exhibition centre in the world. Here are some more snippets of information and facts!
When did it open?
In November of 1988, HKCEC was opened after Hong Kong experienced rapid growth in its trade areas. This exhibition centre also has a staff team of over 900 people due to its reputation on the global stage.
Who is it owned by?
If you’re staying at a hotel in Wan Chai the likes of Dorsett Wan Chai Hong Kong, you’re likely to have heard of HKCEC. This magnificent structure is owned by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and Hong Kong Trade Development Council.
What are the facilities?
HKCEC is extremely large and boasts 5 exhibition halls, 2 convention halls (which seat over 6000 people at a given time), 52 meeting rooms, 2 theatres, and 7 restaurants. Apart from this, HKCEC also hosts a business centre, pre-function areas, and enough parking space for a total of 60 vans and 1300 cars.
What are the functions held here?
While you’re in Wan Chai, if you’re lucky enough, you can catch one of the many functions held at the site. Each year, numerous meetings, conventions, exhibitions, fairs, and fun events are hosted in HKCEC. In fact, there are many international trade fairs gathering representatives from over 100 countries each year. CineAsia, the event where studios from Hollywood present any Asian collaborations, also happens in HKCEC.