Exhibition World Bahrain on track to open by year-end

The new MICE venue in Sakhir, next to a F1 race circuit, will be a key pillar in the country's five-year tourism strategic plan.

The new Exhibition World Bahrain will supplement the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre, the kingdom's first exhibition centre which was inaugurated in 1991.
The new Exhibition World Bahrain will supplement the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre, the kingdom's first exhibition centre which was inaugurated in 1991. Photo Credit: Exhibition World Bahrain

The Exhibition World Bahrain, located next to a Formula 1 race circuit, is on track to open by the end of this year.

The new venue will offer 95,000sqm of exhibition space over 10 halls, a tiered auditorium with seating capacity from 400 to 4,000, 95 meeting rooms, 14 organiser’s offices, 20 translation booths, three VIP majlis, and supported by 25 restaurants, cafes and retail outlets.

According to Dr Nasser Qaedi, CEO of Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), the new Exhibition World Bahrain in Sakhir is set to become the largest exhibition and convention centre in the Global Cooperation Council region.

The venue is positioned to become a catalyst for economic growth, socio-development and job creation, generating a long-term legacy for the Kingdom of Bahrain.

“This exceptional achievement is planned to attract business tourism in the region and is considered a key pillar in implementing the ambitious objectives of Bahrain Tourism Strategy 2022-2026,” Dr Qaedi said.

Meanwhile, BTEA has appointed ASM Global to manage Exhibition World Bahrain. 



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