Palacio de las Convenciones

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Palacio de las Convenciones information

Playa & Marianao , Cuba
Address
Street Calle 146
Extras btwn Avs 11 & 13
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Also known as the Havana Convention Center, this is one of Cuba's most dramatic modern buildings. Built for the Nonaligned Conference in 1979, the four interconnecting halls contain a state-of-the-art auditorium with 2101 seats and 11 smaller halls. The 589-member National Assembly meets here twice a year, and the complex hosts more than 50,000 conference attendees annually.

Not far from here is Pabexpo , 20,000 sq meters of exhibition space in four interconnecting pavilions that hosts about 15 trade shows a year.