ACCOR has been appointed the operator for the new Jaipur Exhibition & Convention Centre (JECC).
Located in the industrial hub of Sitapura and 5km from Jaipur International Airport, the 17ha JECC along with the 241-room Novotel is the largest integrated exhibition-convention-entertainment facility in South Asia.
Facilities include two exhibition halls with a combined, column-free space of 20,000m2 and an open exhibition area of 10,000m2. The convention centre includes seating for 1,200 delegates, supported by 20 meeting rooms spanning 5,000m2 as well as pre-function areas, registration counters, interpretation booths, and a lawn for outdoor events.
Jean-Michel CassĂ©, senior vice president, Accor India, said in a statement: â€śIn India, we have been the pioneer in the field of convention centres, through the Hyderabad International Convention Centre and the Lavasa International Convention Centre and Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach.â€ť
Already open, JECC hosted India Stone Mart 2015 in January. Novotel will begin operations in 2016.