AEG Ogden to operate Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre

Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) in Muscat revealed at EIBTM that it will be operated by convention and exhibition management company AEG Ogden.

AEG Ogden to operate Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre
AEG Ogden to operate Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre
The centre is set to launch in two stages, with 22,000sqm exhibition halls opening in 2014, followed by a 3,200-seat auditorium, banquet halls and meetings rooms in late 2015.  

It is being developed by Omran, the government-owned tourism development company.

AEG Ogden operates 17 venues in the Asia Pacific region, including the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.  

Omran chief executive Eng Wael bin Ahmed Al Lawati said: "AEG Ogden comes with a reputation for delivering international standard venue management services in the Asia Pacific region. The centre will generate social economic benefits for the country and will place Oman on the world map by playing host to global and large scale conferences and events."

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