Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre

The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) is set to become an iconic landmark for Muscat and the Sultanate of Oman. Located in its own fully integrated precinct there will be 1000 hotel rooms on site and OCEC is only 10 minutes from the new Muscat International Airport.

Architecturally advanced in design and capability, this world-class venue is amongst the first built to meet the rigorous LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The first phase of the building officially opened for business in September 2016 featuring:

  • 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 theatre style
  • 10 hospitality suites seating up to 196 theatre style
  • 5 office suites
  • Multi-storey carpark for 4,000 vehicles

The second phase, opening in late 2017, will feature:

  • A 3,200 seat, lyric-style, tiered theatre with advanced audio and visual systems
  • Flexible Grand Ballroom seating 2,688
  • Flexible Junior Ballroom seating 1,026
  • Tiered auditorium that seats 456
  • 20 meeting rooms capable of seating between 10 to 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

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