João Pessoa Convention Center

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     The João Pessoa Convention Center consists of four main buildings: the Lookout Tower, Fairs and Exhibition Halls, the Congress and Convention Halls and the Pedra do Reino Theater. It presents a total building area of 48676 m2, and provides facilities for corporate events such as exhibitions, fairs, symposia and conferences, as well as big event sand big exhibitions. Many global events have already been hosted there such as The RoboCup that is one of the world’s largest technology events, Expotec: High Innovation that brought together about 3000 professionals from the Free Software areas indoor and The Internet Governance Forum UNO, as just a few examples.
Besides, the Convention Center presents the following infrastructure:
  • Ability to perform 20 simultaneous events.
  • Events that can hold up to 20000 participants.
  • Total exposure capacity 32000 m2, including 2400 m2 of shared space.
  • Parking for 2000 cars and 22 buses.
  • Helipad with 900 m2.
     Bordering the entire area of the enterprise, there is an ecological corridor of 100 meters wide, with all the existing vegetation preserved. In addition, João Pessoa city as mentioned before is the easternmost point of the American Continent and for this reason a square with a sundial was created in front of the belvederes.
     Furthermore, the whole structure of João Pessoa Convention Center is tailored to people with special needs. Locomotions were designed with special attention: access ramps and elevators meet the floors of all the buildings of the Convention Center.

 

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