Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
History & Facts
Opened in 1988, Hong Kong Convention
and Exhibition Centre managed and operated by the Hong
Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Management Limited,
is a member of NWS Holdings Limited (Stock code: 0659.HK).
The addition of the HK$4.8 billion (US$620 million) Extension
in 1997, which over doubled our size, has today created
one of the world's most impressive, efficient and functional
meeting and exhibition venues.
A massive aluminium roof captures the rhythm and delicacy
of a seabird's wing. The world's tallest glass wall
opens onto fantastic vistas of Hong Kong's famed harbour.
A versatile, world-class venue offers gracious service
and unbeatable facilities in the business heart of
one of the world's greatest and most forward-looking
Overseas Centre, Meetings Category" for the
ninth consecutive year in the 2002 Meetings and
Incentive Travel Industry Award, by readers of
the leading UK trade magazine Meetings & Incentive
one of the ten best architectural structures in
Hong Kong in 1999, in a competition jointly organised
by the Radio Television Hong Kong, the Hong Kong
Institute of Architects and the Hong Kong Economic
fiscal year 2003/04 (1 July 2003 - 30 June 2004),
a total of 1,890 events were held at the HKCEC.
As a part of business, there were 1,382 events
utilizing major venues i.e. exhibition halls, convention
halls, theatres, and large meeting rooms. These
events included 95 major exhibitions (occupying
1,819 sqm or above), of which 67 were recurrent
whereas 24 were new; 50 international conferences
or conventions; 148 entertainment events including
61 film shows; 335 banquets; and 754 corporate
events, press conferences, seminars, and others.
provided by Hong
Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre)