Nestled in the heart of Gandhinagar, Gujarat; the Mahatma MandirConvention and Exhibition Centre is perhaps one of the most celebrated and largest exhibition centres in India. Built on the philosophies on the father of the nations, this convention centre has done good to the community of its state and others. As you enter you this convention centre, you are greeted by a huge statue Mahatma Gandhi. It serves as a constant reminder of the purpose of the convention centre.
Since the time the convention centre has been built, it has hosted numerous community gatherings and hosted various business summits. The Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor Summit in the year 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017 were all held at this centre.
Through this article, we bring you more details about the Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre, which you ought to know. Read on, there is more to this centre than what meets the eye.
What are the exact coordinates of the convention centre?
The Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre is situated at Sector 13C, Gandhinagar 382 017, Gujarat, India. You can reach this centre in an hour from the SardarVallabhbhai Patel Airport in Ahmedabad, since it is the nearest airport to the convention centre. Along with this, the convention centre is only a kilometre away from the railway station and will take approximately 5 minutes to reach. The centre is visible on Google maps too however, if you find it difficult to map it you can reach the centre for any directional help at +91(79) 23601234
Who were engaged in the building of this convention centre?
The overall construction of this convention centre was doneconjointly by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and ShapoorjiPallonji And Company Limited. They built the convention centre in two phases. The convention centre is planned and executed to be environmentally friendly.Currently, this exhibition centre is managed and maintained by The Leela Group.
What are the two phases of this convention centre all about?
The convention centre is constructed in two phases. Here are the details about these phases:
This phase includes a
- Convention centre,
- Three big exhibition halls,
- Small halls
These venues are designed with comfortable settings to hold a business conference.
The second phase consist of:
- Construction of a salt mound memorial,
- A suspension bridge,
- Development of parking space, windmills, and a garden.
What is more?!
The Complex is a prime site on the entire land. It is designed spaciously to host 15,000 people at a time. The Complex also features a conventional hall which can accommodate 5000 people effortlessly.
The Convention Centre:
The Convention Centre has the capacity to seat 5000 people comfortably. It also features VIP viewing galleries. The centre has well-equipped seminar hall, conference rooms and seminar halls. These seminar rooms can seat up to 500 and 1000 people comfortably.
The Exhibition Centre:
The Exhibition Centre was designed to host large community exhibitions. It also serves as a venue for cultural, art, and other programmes.
The Mahatma Gandhi Convention and Exhibition is spread across 34 acres of land and is perhaps one of its kind convention centres in the entire country.