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Mice Asia Net : October 2008
convention centres built for exhibitions, the hall has a floor loading capacity of 17.5 KN/ m² (approximately 350 lb/ft²) with a ceiling height of 8.5m. The Gallery offers 3700 square metres of versatile space and is able to accommodate 1000 delegates in a banquet-style setting or 3000 delegates in a theatre-style setting. The 596-seat Theatre at Suntec Singapore is accessible through Level 2 and 3. From dramas and arts performances to musical sequences, graduations and awards ceremonies, the theatre is a popular choice for special events. The Concourse is a multi-purpose open area spanning 930 square metres of flexible space and featuring three-storey high panoramic windows. It offers the perfect setting for opening ceremonies, networking parties, wedding dinners and small exhibitions, and can seat up to 600 in a banquet configuration. The ballroom is a versatile, sub-dividable function hall that can accommodate up to 1800 delegates theatre-style. With a total floor area of 2150 square metres and a spacious pre-function foyer, the ballroom offers an elegant location for themed parties and wedding dinners. Visit www.suntecsingapore.com for further details. BITEC The Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre is another strong performer in the purpose-built category in Asia, offering flexible floor space up to 26,000 square metres. From large, full-scale exhibitions to a broad array of corporate meetings, seminars and conferences, BITEC has earned a strong reputation as being one of the most user-friendly facilities in Asia. The Grand Hall is fully carpeted and tastefully appointed, and offers 1780 square metres of space, with the venue divisible by three. A pre-function area of 1000 square metres, theatrical lighting system, multiple hanging points and a sound and lighting control room should be good news for the top end of the market. BITEC also offers 16 break-out meeting rooms in a variety of styles and configurations well suited for between 60 and 450 delegates. There are also other exhibition halls of between 6000 and 20,000 square metres, and a main concourse which offers 2480 square metres of space. Visit www.bangkokexhibitionhotel.com for further details. BCC at CentralWorld Located in the heart of Bangkok's central business district and just 30 minutes from Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld is described as one of the world's most conveniently located convention centres. The state-of-the-art convention centre offers more than 10,000 square metres of space with ceiling heights of 13.5 metres. It can accommodate up to 6000 delegates in a single pillarless environment. The venue is linked to the five-star Centara Grand Hotel and CentralWorld, Bangkok's most modern and varied shopping mall. World-class meeting facilities, a five-star hotel and superb shopping and dining choices, all linked together and located at the very heart of Bangkok, makes a meeting at BCC at CentralWorld a great option for busy conference delegates. OPPOSITE: Opening in July 2009 is China's biggest and newest world-class convention centre. ABOVE: Suntec Singapore at night. Photo courtesy of Suntec Singapore. miceAsia.net 23