Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre is a flexible venue situated within a purpose built, fully integrated business precinct in the thriving capital city of Muscat. The venue is designed to accommodate world congresses, exhibitions, regional meetings, gala events, performances and concerts. It features a tiered theatre which seats 3,200, plus an additional 450-seat auditorium, 20 dedicated meeting rooms, two luxury ballrooms, hospitality suites and 21,999 square meters of exhibition space. Being developed in two stages, the exhibition centre opened in October 2016, with the convention centre completed in September 2017. The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre is owned by Oman and is part of the Madinat al Irfan Urban Centre.