Press Release – 18 Oct. 2016 – DECC, DOHA

Doha Exhibition and Convention Center today is (October 18th) celebrating one year since it opened its doors.

Hundreds of thousands visitors have attended over 24 public, trade exhibitions and special events since the venue has opened.  These include: Doha Jewelry & Watches Exhibition, Project Qatar, Qatar Motor Show, CityScape, Qatar Energy World, Heya Arabian Fashion, Made in China, Qatar International Medical Congress, Ramadan Souq and Qatar Summer Festival, in addition to more than 20 corporate meetings.

Doha Exhibition and Convention Center has achieved many goals of the country’s National Vision 2030 by promoting Qatar’s tourism and economy on local, regional and international level. DECC is expecting to host more international and high profile events in the next year and will keep its presence in international trade shows such as IBTM and IMEX events!

DECC management said: “The opening of DECC has enabled us to provide clients who are looking for a versatile venue with a strategic location and enhanced logistics, to stage exhibitions, conferences, banquets, entertainment and sporting events”

“There have been many highlights over the past year, each event has been unique and as we enter our second year, we look forward to another busy calendar of events such as Hospitality Qatar, Heya, Milipol, GEW and Doha Book Fair”

Doha Exhibition and Convention Center is located in the heart of the central business district (West Bay), just 20 drive from the Award-winning Hamad International Airport. It has an approximate gross area of 47,700 square meters including 29,000m² of pillar-less exhibition space which can be split into 5 separate halls, and with 18m height & 96m width DECC hall is considered the highest & widest in the Middle East. In addition, DECC boasts 18 meeting rooms equipped with state of the art technology & 13 commercial offices all surrounded by more than six 5-stars Hotels within a walking distance.