Kigali Convention Center is one of the most magnificent event centers that Rwanda boasts of. This property comes in a rare egg-like shaped dome that was set up with incredible art and thus offers Kigali that total pride any capital city should have.
A visit to this attractive site while you are on safari in Rwanda is amazingly one of the most memorable experiences that you shouldn’t miss in life. The structure is vibrant and leaves you amazed as it is eye-catching.
Amazingly, it features as the biggest convention centre in the region and it lies within Kigali. It can easily be accessed from Kigali International Airport as well as from corporate government and diplomatic mission offices.
Around 2007, about 3 Rwandan corporate investors put resources together to set up the real estate complex. They set up a company known as Ultimate Concept Limited to establish and own the centre and this centre features 4 main components.
The Kigali Convention Centre consists of a large conference centre which accommodates up to 2600 visitors and its interior design comes with breathtaking views for all delegates. It is a five-star hotel also famous as the Radisson Blu Hotel Kigali. It comprises of 292 rooms and strategically set up with 6 floors. Its exterior is magnificent featuring multicoloured metallic ribbons. The information technology park of Kigali which stands within 32200 square meters of retail space and rental offices. There is also a museum at its bottom floor.
The shape of this structure was inspired by the traditional palace of the King in Nyanza. A close look at its design, you realize that it comes in an egg shape and the spiral art is used in the locally made baskets. This is seen especially on the floor of this building.
During its construction, a 3 D design method was used and manufacturing system of varied equipment was fully computerized. The frame of the dome is complex on its own where every piece of metal that you will view was designed and made differently.
Kigali Convention Center lies along KN5 highway, next to the KG2 Roundabout approximately six kilometers west of Kigali International Airport. This covers around seven kilometers east of the Nyabugogo. The convention centre is an ideal ground for regional and international events such as exhibitions, festivals, meetings, conventions and many others.
The meeting spaces are well equipped with up to date technology and AV equipment for successful events. Usually, the convention center at times accommodates over 5000 delegates in its 18 varied venues. The smallest meeting rooms are ideal for exclusive VIP or board meetings which take more than 10 delegates whereas the big conference halls accommodate more than 2000 persons.
In conclusion, the Kigali convention centre is an important center that in a long will enhance the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Events) sector in Rwanda. If you are planning any big event in the Land of a Thousand Hills then this is the best place that you should make a choice and your delegates won’t regret in life.