Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Center: A Versatile Venue for Events in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah is a rapidly growing MICE destination in the United Arab Emirates. The Emirate offers a wealth of attractions for planners and attendees, including its natural beauty, world-class hotels, and excellent infrastructure.


One of the most versatile venues in Ras Al Khaimah is the Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Center (AHIECC). The AHIECC is a state-of-the-art facility that can accommodate events of all sizes, from small corporate meetings to large international conferences.


Prime Location and Accessibility


The AHIECC is one of the very few conference venues worldwide with a beachside location. The venue stands out surrounded by three distinct landscapes – an urban plaza, lush vegetation and landscaping, and a pristine white sand beach. It is located just a short drive – 20 minutes – from the Ras al Khaimah International Airport and 45 minutes away from Dubai International Airport, making it easy for delegates to get to and from events and accessible to both international and domestic attendees.


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Al Hamra International Exhibition Conference Center


Capacity and Features


The AHIECC has a capacity of 3,000 attendees and features over 4,500 sq m (48,000 sq ft) of flexible event space. This includes a 250 sq m (2,700 sq ft) exhibition hall that can be effortlessly divided into separate halls for a range of events as well as 2 VIP Majlis and a variety of meeting rooms. Additionally, outdoor options include a 1,000 sq m (11,000 sq ft) terrace area facing the beach and sea. The venue is also equipped with advanced audio-visual facilities, high-speed internet, and top-notch technical support, guaranteeing seamless execution for all types of events. Additionally, the center is designed to high sustainability standards, featuring automated air-conditioning and lighting systems, as well as a stand-alone power generator for seamless operations.


Al Hamra International Exhibition and Conference Center


Nearby Amenities


As a contained destination, Ras Al Khaimah is a good fit for planners interested in incorporating off-sites throughout their itineraries. Attendees taking part in events at the Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Center have the option of exploring many nearby amenities and activities. For those looking for convenient accommodation, the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah and Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Hamra Beach are both within a 1 km (0.6 miles) radius. Additionally, the Al Hamra Golf Club and its championship golf course are only a 10-minute walk away from the AHIECC. For those interested in shopping and dining experiences, the Al Hamra Mall – a two-storey mall with over 130 local and international brands represented – and a number of multicuisine restaurants can be found within a 3 km (1 mile) radius.



Types of Events


This impressive venue has successfully hosted prestigious global events, including the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Leadership Summit, the Global Citizen Forum, the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), and the Arab Aviation Summit. The center is unique in the region for its level of flexibility to host a wide range of events such as corporate events, product launches, workshops, gala dinners, exhibitions, community events, and festival celebrations.


The AHIECC is the perfect MICE destination for planners looking for a modern, flexible, and centrally located venue. It offers a number of advantages including a flexible event space that can be customized to meet the specific needs of each event, a dedicated team who can help with every aspect of an event, and a wide range of amenities and services, including catering, AV equipment, and transportation.




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