Italy's £98m convention centre opens with trio of events

Rimini's Palacongressi Conference Centre, the largest in Italy, has opened with a trio of events.

Italy's £98m convention centre opens with trio of events
Italy's £98m convention centre opens with trio of events

The venue's official inauguration will take place over the weekend of 15-16 October, although it is hosting events from this month. It occupies an area of 38,000sqm and has a seating capacity of 9,300 across 42 rooms.

Events taking place during the first month include; the Alcoholics Anonymous National Congress (16-18 September); SIOT Medical Congress – Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (1-5 September); the XL National AMCLI Congress – Italian Association for Clinical Microbiology (8-11 September).

Elsewhere, the Biennial International Convention Centro Studi Erickson takes place from 18-20 September 2011.

Rimini's Palacongressi Conference Centre was built at a cost of €113m (£98m).

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