Istanbul – Turkey

The Professional Facilities and Service Planners Demand, the Exotic Destination and Memorable Events Delegates Expect
The Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre (ICEC) has everything you need to organize memorable and successful congresses and exhibitions in the imperial city of Istanbul. The only place in Istanbul where 3,500 delegates can sit down together for a five-star gala dinner, ICEC offers you an outstanding combination of state-of-the-art facilities and superior service.

Break – out rooms, session rooms and satellite conferences
No matter how complicated your event is, ICEC has the infrastructure to meet your needs and ensure that your conference or trade fair runs smoothly. The main ICEC building features a total of 21 meeting rooms with capacities ranging from 600 to 60.

An Integrated facility in the heart of a unique Conference Valley
ICEC and its new Rumeli Fair & Exhibition Hall, which hosted the International Telecommunications Union’s World Radio Communications Conference 2000, are the centerpiece of a complete Conference Valley. Offering more than 6.000 guest rooms within easy walking distance of ICEC, including 6 five-star hotels, the Conference Valley offers meeting planners unrivalled convenience and flexibility. The ICEC Complex was also designed to be flexible, and can accommodate events large and small, giving organizers the option of using the ICEC facility and the Rumeli Hall separately or together.


Istanbul’s Largest Ballroom…ICEC’s brand new Rumeli Fair & Exhibition Hall features Istanbul’s largest Ballroom measuring 2,100 square meters, which includes simultaneous translation in eleven languages, full audio-visual support and more. The ballroom also divides easily into two smaller ballrooms using sound-proof separators. For large receptions, the Ballroom can be combined with Rumeli’s 1,100 square meter and 900 square meter foyers or the foyers can be used staging and registration areas.

The Rumeli Fair & Exhibition Hall offers a further 5 boardrooms and 6 VIP suites as well as a 45 sq.m. (485 sq.ft.) business centre. Plus, on the lower level of the Rumeli Hall, there is enough stand space to accommodate a full-size trade fair in conjunction with your event.

The Rumeli Fair and Exhibition Centre is located in the Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar International Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre and has all the advantages of being in the city centre. The Rumeli Fair and Exhibition Centre is an ideal venue for various activities such as trade fairs, seminars, weddings and film premieres. The ceiling height of the hall is 7m and its foyer is 3m.

The Rumeli Fair and Exhibition Centre is dispersed over the ground and lower levels. It is an extremely modern building. The centre can accommodate international conventions and trade fairs at the same time. The Rumeli Fair and Exhibition Centre is connected to the main building. The main entrance is opposite Cemil Topuzlu open-air theatre.


Istanbul’s Largest Auditorium…The Anadolu Auditorium seats 2,000 in arm-chair comfort and offers complete technical facilities for even the most elaborate performances. From full 16 mm and 35 mm projection facilities to professionally tuned acoustics, the Anadolu Auditorium is a world-class event venue. It was here that world leaders, including Bill Clinton and Jacques Chirac, enjoyed a performance of the epic “Lyrical History of Anatolia”, a stage extravaganza featuring a cast of more than 500 and sophisticated lighting, set changes and more. The Anadolu Auditorium was also the site of the Turkish launch of Windows 2000, featuring an address by Bill Gates, broadcast live by satellite up-link.


Meeting Rooms
The newest jewel on fabled Istanbul horizon is the Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar Convention & Exhibition Centre, ideally located in the heart of the city’s business, cultural and commercial districts and in walking distance of 16 hotels, 3,400 guestrooms. Whether it’s a meeting for ten or a conference with 2,000 delegates, Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar Convention & Exhibition Centre has the facilities, professional management and highly trained staff to make your meeting successful and enjoyable.

“The Center” houses 26 meeting rooms including a 2,000-armchair auditorium, equipped with the latest technology for compliance with your total convention and production requirements, including a simultaneous translation facility in 12 languages and electronic voting system.

A 3000 square-meter foyer space for product and service exhibitions complements the meeting facilities, as does the fully equipped business center and the underground car park.

The top quality five-star in-house food service is equipped to cater to every type of event, from a proper business lunch to an elegant cocktail reception or buffet dinner.

The Boazii Borsa Restaurant, specializing in the Turkish cuisine, seats up to 500 people and the adjoining summer terrace 1,500.

A. Lower Level
Borsa catering, with its serving capacity of 7.000, has been established in Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition centre since 1996. Borsa catering’s comprehensive service, from banquets to buffets, make it the ideal choice for international Congresses and meetings as well as other small-scale events.

B. Ground Level
Lütfi Kırdar’s staff of experienced hosts and hostesses are at your service. Their level of expertise in a wide variety of events and their knowledge of
foreign languages ensure that all guests are cared for the second they walk in the door.

C. First Level
There is a first aid room with all kinds of medical equipment in Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Centre. Doctors, nurses, and ambulance services can be obtained during event, if needed.

D. Second Level
There is a first aid room with all kinds of medical equipment in Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Centre. Doctors, nurses, and ambulance services can be obtained during event, if needed


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