The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) was opened in 1988 and is managed and operated by Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited. The exhibition center was expanded in 2009, and the rentable area of the venue increased to 91500 square meters. Every year, hundreds of enterprises and institutions hold world conferences, regional conferences and various conferences and seminars in the Convention and Exhibition Center, making it one of the most attractive and efficient multi-functional conference and exhibition venues in the world.
The new wing is designed like a giant bird spreading its wings to the sky. The modern appearance and the combination of aluminum and glass materials foretell the new trend of architecture in the 21st century. The new wing is an extension of the old convention and Exhibition Center and a new place for tourists to take photos. The exhibition center covers a large area, with large pieces of ground glass facing the Wanchai wharf. The scenery is charming. There are often business talks, popular exhibitions, fashion shows, etc., attracting many manufacturers and people who like popular information to come here. In addition to meeting and exhibition purposes, there are two hotels, one office building and one luxury apartment. Its new wing, which is one of the largest exhibition halls in the world, is built by reclamation and expansion, with several auditorium and exhibition halls.
The Convention and Exhibition Center is located in the coastal area of the city center. The participants can enjoy not only the magnificent scenery of Victoria Harbour, but also the colorful life and city charm of this “Asian international city”.
The Convention and Exhibition Center has won a number of industry awards, including “Asia’s best Convention and Exhibition Center” awarded by the authoritative magazine CEI Asia, and “best conference and Exhibition Center” awarded by tTG tourism industry award. Various exhibitions, large conferences and a number of small activities can be held here at the same time. The grand ceremony of Hong Kong’s return to China on July 1, 1997 was also held there, which has become the focus of international attention. Its unique flying bird flying pattern also adds a lot of color to the beautiful Victoria Harbour. The exhibition is owned by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and managed by Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the new group. The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) has served as the main venue for a number of world conferences. In addition to the grand ceremony of Hong Kong’s return to China on July 1, 1997, the Hong Kong Convention and exhibition centre includes the 1997 World Bank annual meeting and the Asia Telecom show 2000. The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre is also the main venue for the 2005 World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference.