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Macao

Macao is made for meetings of all sizes offering fully integrated convention precincts, over 190,000 sqm of meeting space and 37,000 hotel rooms all conveniently within 30 square kilometres. Ease of access via Hong Kong International Airport and Macao International Airport and a land gateway to mainland China for over 400 years. Asia's entertainment centre and a UNESCO heritage destination.

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Location

Hemisphere: Northern
Continent: Asia/Pacific
Country: China
City: Macao

Components

International Airports: 1
Currency: Pataca
Number of Hotels: 108
Number of Rooms: 37000

City Overview

Macao is made for meetings of all sizes offering fully integrated convention precincts, over 190,000 sqm of meeting space and 37,000 hotel rooms all conveniently within 30 square kilometres. Ease of access via Hong Kong International Airport and Macao International Airport and a land gateway to mainland China for over 400 years. Asia's entertainment centre and a UNESCO heritage destination.

CVB Overview

Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) the government entity that offers One-Stop Service for business events and a series of support programmes to assist meeting and event organizers that are hosting events in Macao.

Knowledge Hub Overview

Key industries located in Macao are gaming, tourism, business events, retail . Macao is also a key access point to the Pearl River Delta taking in Southern China and Hong Kong, en economy with a GDP of over 368,728,000,000.

Significant Convention Centres

The top five meeting venues by sqm: - The Venetian Macao (18,500 sqm of meeting space, 3,000 rooms) - Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central (18,891 sqm of meeting space, 3,896 rooms) - Conrad Macao, Cotai Central (6,500 sqm of meeting space, 636 rooms) - Parisian Macao (5,200 sqm of meeting space, 2,741 rooms) - Grand Hyatt Macao (8,000 sqm of meeting space, 763 rooms)

Protocol

Visa free from more than 75 countries. Portuguese Nationals with an identity card are permitted to enter the territory without a passport for an unlimited stay.

Access

Strategically located in the Pan-Pearl River Delta region, one of the most vibrant economic regions in China, Macao is easily accessed by air, sea & land: With direct flights to 48 major Asian cities, connecting 3 billion people within a 5 hour flight time. You may also come to Macao from Hong Kong on one of the 190 direct flights into the HK International Airport & an hour ferry ride to Macao. Visitors from Southern China may come to Macao by land through the 2 border gates.

Accommodation

Macao has some of Asia’s newest and largest hotels providing over 37,000 rooms. This is expected to further increase to 50,000 in the next few years. Most well known luxury brands are located in Macao catering for international guests.

Attractions

Macao has 25 UNESCO-listed heritage sites, a unique blend of Chinese and Portuguese festivals and cuisine, gaming, designer shopping, adventure activities and late night shows and entertainment.

DMC's/PCO's

There are a number of DMCs and PCOs located in either Macao or neighbouring Hong Kong, along with other service providers - contact IPIM for details.

Knowledge Hubs

Retail
Technology

Recent/future
international
conventions

Jeunesse Global Greater China Meeting

Venue: The Venetian Macao

Numbers: 10000
Event Date: 2016

SIGGRAPH Asia

Venue: The Venetian Macao

Numbers: 7000
Event Date: 2016

The 39th Asia Pacific Dental Congress

Venue: The Venetian Macao

Numbers: 3000
Event Date: 2017