The Chamber of Commerce opened in 1996 the first phase of what is the current Palacio de Congresos, the one dedicated to the exhibition center, such as the seat of contests, trade fairs or large events, subsequently expanded with a second floor. In 1999 it is completed with the congress building and both spaces, built on a surface of 40,000 square meters ceded by the City of Roquetas, make up the Exhibition and Congress Palace as a unique set.
It is a modern and functional headquarters that comprises several plants from the natural terrain.
The congress area hosts the Roquetas de Mar Hall with capacity for 1,000 people, of modulable structure, in three smaller rooms with capacity for 300 people each, or for 600 people and 300 people.
It also has four smaller meeting rooms with capacity for 60 people and an area of 65 square meters, and new service areas and cafeteria.
It is accessed from the ground floor but also has direct access from the street.
The ground floor is accessed through a large terrace, suitable for outdoor exhibitions. It has a main reception lobby and a restaurant area distributed on two levels:
-Self-service with a total of 500 square meters and approximate capacity of 250 guests
– “A la carte”, with 300 square meters and capacity for 150 guests.
From this floor you can access both the Palace and the Exhibition Centre through a large staircase.
On the first floor are the permanent offices of the Chamber of Commerce VIP Room, press room with 65 square meters and service area.
All floors are connected to each other both by stairs and by elevators of great capacity. The Palacio de Congresos y Exhibitions has the latest technological and service advances necessary for both the exhibitor and the tourism of meetings. It allows great versatility as it has been equipped with mobile furniture adaptable to any type of act.
This architectural set offers from the south a spectacular perspective and has an exclusive access to the main facade enabled by the City Council of Roquetas de Mar.
Gross interior surface 17.800 m2.
Net exposure surface 6,500 m2.
Gross outer surface 4,000 m2. Net outer surface 1,200 m2.
Total exposure M2: 22,000 m2
Rooms of 900 m2., with capacity for 800 people.
Modulable in 3 rooms of 300 m2. with capacity for 250 people each.
Living room for 100 people
Modulable in 2 with capacity for 50 people.
Meeting room for up to 50 people.
3 Meeting rooms with capacity for 25 people each.