Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar – ICECGümüş Cad. No.4 Harbiye 34367 Şişli, İstanbul
T: +90 212 373 11 00
F: +90 212 224 08 78
The first and leading congress centre, Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre, (ICEC) is located in the centre of Istanbul with magnificent Bosphorus view. The centre consists of two facilities, Main Building and Rumeli Fair and Exhibition Centre, which offers a total of 45 spacious and recently renovated multi-functional meeting rooms. Besides its unique and flexible architecture, ICEC is situated in the heart of the European side of the city and it is within walking distance to major five star hotels . Five-star catering services, high tech A/V and IT solutions are provided by its experienced, well trained and solution-focused team to enable you to organize meetings, congresses, exhibitions and various different occasions in Istanbul..
The Main Building has 27 multi-functional meeting rooms in which can be hosted for intimate gatherings from 6 to grand performances for 2.000 guests. Foyers and multi-functional meeting rooms can be used in variety of combinations that exceed expectations. The two-tier theatre-style Anadolu Auditorium with 2000 seats can be accessed through 12 entrances on three separate floors. In terms of a purpose – oriented approch, the auditorium consists of full back-stage areas, an orchestra pit at stage level, advanced acoustics and ‘shell scheme’ stage forming. Rumeli Fair and Exhibition Center with an exhibition area, featuring 7000 square meters on two floors meeting and conference space, provides a huge social boost for the overall capacity of the Centre by providing the perfect venue for international and regional exhibition organizers .
A/V: Large screen projections and screens in different sizes, PA and sound systems, simultaneous translation systems (digital & analogue), video recording & editing, lighting systems, Dolby Digital surround systems, live satellite broadcasting, satellite transmissions, video mapping, video conferencing systems. IT: Wired and Wi-Fi internet access, network services with connection between two facilities and all around the meeting rooms, VPN (Virtual Private Network) access to link to any network worldwide.
Meeting Support Services
Security, cleaning, First Aid, business center, cloakroom, host & hostesses, lifts and escalators, wheelchair access, simple design signposting.
In-house catering is provided by Borsa Restaurant for meetings, congresses, fairs and special events up to 15.000 guests. A la carte international and traditional cuisine is also provided in the Restaurant with its incomparable view of the Bosphorus. RUMELI TERRACE With an eye-dazzling view of Istanbul, Rumeli Terrace is an excellent choice for hosting dinners, coctails, weddings and open-air events. Connecting the Main Building and Rumeli Building to one another, Rumeli Terrace can be used for events being held in the both buildings. MAIN EVENTS • UN-Habitat 2 Conference, 1996 • Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, OSCE, 1999 • International Telecommunication Union Conference, ITU, 2000 • 11th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, ECCMID, 2001 • 13th Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology, SOE, 2001 • NATO Istanbul Summit, 2004 • 22nd Congress of the International Union of Architects, UIA, 2005 • 31st European Society for Medical Oncology Congress, ESMO, 2006 • 28th World Hemophilia Congress, WFH, 2008 • 5th World Water Forum, 2009 • European College of Neuropharmacology, ECNP, 2009 • 69th International Congress of International Pharmaceutical Federation, FIP, 2009 • The World Bank Group / IMF Boards of Governors Annual Meetings, 2009 • 43rd Annual Meeting of European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology & Nutrition, ESPGHAN, 2010 • 4th United Nations Conference On the United Nations, Least Developed Countries, UNLDC IV, 2011 • European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress, EAACI, 2011 • 22nd World Mining Congress & EXPO, WMC, 2011 • European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, ESHRE, 2012 • World Congress of Endourology & SWL, WCE, 2012
The Centre is located in the heart of the European side of the city, Taksim, a major attraction for leisure, eating-drinking, shopping and sightseeing venues and Nişantaşı, the center of attraction for the stores of world famous brands and Sultanahmet, the heart of Istanbul’s old town on the Historical Peninsula of Turkey in which Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque are located.
Distance to the Ataturk Int’l Airport: 23 km / 14 miles and 30 minutes by car Distance to the Sabiha Gokcen Int’l Airport: 41 km / 25 miles and 45 minutes by car. Distance to the Taksim Metro Station: 250 m / 0.15 miles – 5 minutes by walking (Main station linked to the city’s underground system) Shuttle Service Station for both of the airports is located in Taksim Square. Taxi services available at any time.