28 October 2021, Thursday
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Accor to operate India’s biggest convention centre

Hotel group takes the reins at the huge Jaipur Exhibition & Convention Centre (JECC)

Accor has made a major new move into the Indian MICE sector with the signing of a management agreement for the Jaipur Exhibition & Convention Centre (JECC) – South Asia’s biggest event facility.

The brand new JECC, which has been developed by the Dangayach-Derewala Group, is spread over 17 hectares and includes two exhibition halls with a combined floor space of 20,000m², plus an open exhibition area of 10,000m². In addition, the JECC has a 1,200-seat convention centre, 20 meeting rooms, pre-function areas, registration counters, interpretation booths, an outdoor event lawn and parking for 4,000 cars.Read More...

The centre, which is located just 5km from the Jaipur International Airport, will also be attached to a new 241-room Novotel.

“Accor’s appointment to manage JECC is a reflection of the group’s experience in managing major conference and exhibition facilities across India,” sai d Jean-Michel Cassé, senior vice president of Accor India. Read More...