In mid September 2016 the new Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre will take its place among the Best of all the fabulous architecture of the Middle East.
The prospect of a new world-class venue is always an enticing one for global conference organizers, Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC), on a green field site near the capital Muscat, is no exception and the Sultanate is even now waving a welcome mat to usher them in, the OCEC centre located in the new downtown Muscat area, will be just four kilometers from Muscat International Airport. Designed to host national, regional and international conventions, exhibitions, and business events, it will feature an auditorium that can seat 3,200 people, 14 meeting rooms for 70-360 delegates, two well-appointed ballrooms to seat up to 2,360, 22,000 square meters of exhibition space, 3, 4 and 5-star hotel rooms, a shopping mall, and a business park.
Oman – an Oasis of Opportunity as one of the world’s Intellectual Capitals showcased the government approach and why the Sultanate has led the Arabian Gulf countries in terms of the strongest worldwide growth rates in 2014.
Oman has a thriving business community with a flourishing culture of entrepreneurship that benefits from strong government support and encouragement. The Sultanate’s competitive edge is further strengthened by its burgeoning reputation for academic excellence and leadership in research and innovation, as well as its future-forward approach to knowledge exchange