Kenyatta International Convention Center
Kenyatta International Convention Center is one of the most impressive architectural structures and a form of tourist attraction that is located in Nairobi city in Kenya. This Kenyatta International Convention Center was named in the honor of the first president of Kenya Jomo Kenyatta. And it is found in the capital city of Kenya Nairobi. Its located at the city square with the Nairobi city in the central business district just along Harambe avenue and the Kenyatta International Convention Center, it is only a thirty-minute drive from the Jomo Kenyatta Internal Airport.
Kenyatta International Convention Center interior and the exterior design was done by the Keya architecture Karl Herik Ostvik and the center has twenty-eight levels in other words it is a 28 stalled building with a height of about 105 meters and this makes it the 6th tallest building in Kenya. This is the largest convention center in the whole of East Africa and it is important for several government official offices the representatives especially the elected senators and it is an international are known for holding international conferences, exhibitions meetings and it also features the luxury 5-star hotel.
Dated back, the building of Kenyatta International Convention Center and is its official opening was commissioned by the late Mzee Jomo Kenyatta in 1967 and it was well designed by the Gilu as an engineer with the help from the African first architecture David Mutiso. The construction of the Kenyatta International Convention Center was done by the Solel Boneh and the Fatah contractors and the construction of this Kenyatta International Convention Center was done in three phases which include the first phase with the construction of the podium, construction of the main tower in the second phase and lastly the construction of the plenary which was done in the last phases or call it the third phase.
Kenyatta International Convention Center was completed in 1973 and the opening ceremony was done ad presided over by president Jomo Kenyatta and this Kenyatta International Convention Center was later turned into a state corporation under the tourism act in September 2012.
The Kenyatta International Convention Center is known for being the top venue for the meeting and following the act center became a national Mandate to be natured and promoted and the tourism destination for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions which is regarded as the MICE tourism. And in 2013 Kenyatta International Convention Center changes its name to Kenyatta International Conference Center when it was celebrating its 40th anniversary in operations.
Kenyatta International Conference Center is made up of a cylinder shape and it features several cuboids, a helipad, and a mphitheater in the shape of the cone there for the Kenyatta International Conference Center is made up of the following Baking facility, tour and travel services, total functional space of about 26215 square kilometers, modern business center, enough parking space, metering rooms which can accommodate to over 4000 delegates, Theatre with over 4000 seats, the exhibition space of about 19684 square kilometers among others.
Kenyatta International Conference Center also features a restaurant which is unfunctional, the plenary is the largest conference center in Kenyatta International Conference Center and it is one of its kind in the whole of easts Africa with well soundproof system lot ceiling and deep Natural wood. The conference center offers venues to large for the visitors coming for the international meetings, exhibitions and it can accommodate for about 5000 about people.
There are also sound amplifiers, wireless interpretation equipment for about seven languages, and then the luxury galleries. The plenary conference centers ceilings are made up of hosting banners, elaborate décor among others.
Presence of the Amphitheatre: The Amphitheatre is the state of the art structure within the Kenyatta International Conference Center that was designed with both modern and traditional heritage it features 3 balconies surrounding the auditorium with 800 sitting capacity. The Amphitheatre is soundproof with well-equipped SIE Booths with enough recording facilities and the public address system
There is also the courtyard at the Kenyatta International Conference Center and it a paved 75 square kilometers proximity of the Kenyatta International Conference Center ground the statue of the Jomo Kenyatta. The courtyard consists of geyser fountains, a pool, balcony flag poles among others. There also COMESA grounds on the with the amp-le parking space of about 1000 cars at a time.
Therefore if you are interested in visiting Kenya for a safari holiday, then consider visiting this Conference Center and experience the amazing architecture in which the center was constructed and built.