Guests of the new International Conference Centre at Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi have the chance to enjoy the most magnificent and technologically advanced meeting facilities in the region.
The International Conference Centre has already seen a high level of interest from prominent international meetings and conference organisers. Recent conferences include MICE Middle East, organised by NASEBA, which brought together top organisers of MICE from all over the world, as well as decision makers and solution providers from the Middle East. The International Conference Centre’s luxurious and technologically advanced facilities, along with the fact that it is located in the landmark Emirates Palace and UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi, are expected to position it as one of the finest conference destinations in the world.
Boasting a world-class array of conference facilities and venues, the International Conference Centre houses an auditorium seating up to 1,200 guests, a main ballroom that can hold up to 2,800 persons, an extensive range of over 40 meeting rooms, a high-tech business centre and a media centre. Six large terraces and a variety of pre-function areas will provide many possibilities for breaks, cocktail receptions and banquets. Set in 100 hectares of beautifully landscaped park with several open lawns, Emirates Palace offers spectacular outdoor venues for gala dinners and creative events.
State-of-the-art technology is present in all meeting and function rooms and each comes fully equipped with a projector, motorised screen, plasma screens, microphones, audio-visual systems, wireless and wire data systems, a special sound system, a video conferencing system, an IP camera and broadcast camera connectivity.
Emirates Palace, including its 1,300 m long beach, pools and marina is covered by a wireless internet access network; Palace guests and conference delegates have easily accessible unlimited 24-hour internet access. In addition to this feature, telephone and wireless functionality are provided throughout the complex using the latest Internet Protocol (IP) technology so that guests can stay in touch on their own room extension using a device similar to a mobile.
A huge selection of digital music is also available for guest enjoyment. A selection of 3,000 tracks is accessible, all categorised by genre and title for one to make an easy choice. Emirates Palace offers 302 luxury rooms and 92 magnificent suites that are all equipped with 125 cm and 150 cm plasma screens, with a total of 755 screens in various locations throughout the Palace.
Located on a 1.3 km stretch of Abu Dhabi’s most beautiful sandy beach, Emirates Palace offers unparalleled leisure facilities with two stunning pool landscapes at the end of each of the East and West Wings for relaxation time between conference and business activities. The Palace presently offers eight food and beverage outlets representing cuisine from across the globe with more to open throughout 2005 and early 2006. Emirates Palace is operated by Kempinski.
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