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Venues for Group Events

ICC‑ Istanbul Congress Center

Main Auditorium 3,000

The Istanbul Congress Center, inaugurated with the 2009 World Bank – IMF Summit, features a 3,000‑person auditorium, 12 meeting rooms for 100 to 850 delegates and more than 10,000 sqm/107,650 sqft of exhibition space.

ICEC‑ Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre

Main Auditorium 2,000

The Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre has a 2,000‑person auditorium, numerous meeting rooms for up to 600 delegates and over 7,000 sqm/75,300 sqft of exhibition space.

Halic (Golden Horn) Congress Center

Main Auditorium 3,000

On the shores of the Golden Horn, another new venue, the Halic Congress Center offers a main auditorium for 3,000 participants, as well as a total of 21 meeting rooms with capacities ranging from 50 to 1,100 participants.

Grand Cevahir Hotel & Convention Center

Largest room 2,500 theatre style

Grand Cevahir Hotel and Convention Center is a 5‑Star congress hotel, with an auditorium of 1000 seats, a 2,500 sqm/26,900 sqft ballroom and 22 meeting rooms.

Istanbul Expo Center/ Wow Hotels and Convention Center

4,000 theater style

The Airport area is Istanbul’s primary exhibition district, the heart of which is the Istanbul World Trade Center Complex, boasting 11 exhibition halls in a 162,000 sqm/1,743,900 sqft area. Wow Convention Center's main hall has a theatre seating capacity of 4,000 pax and the complex includes a 4‑Star and a 5‑Star hotel.

Feriye Restaurant

4,000 theater style

Feriye Police Station is one of the most fascinating examples of late 19th century Ottoman architecture. The building witnessed a number of important events in Ottoman times, and its self resembles a small palace with a marble colonnade on its façade. Located between Besiktas and Ortakoy on the European shore of the strait, the building commands a magnificent view of the Bosphorus.

The Marmara Esma Sultan

4,000 theater style

The Marmara Esma Sultan located on the Bosphorus, reflects the Golden Age of Istanbul is named after its original owner Esma Sultan, the daughter of Sultan Abdulaziz I. The interior of the building was reconstructed using glass and steel. Offering 1000 guests for dinner and reception space up to 3000 people in the garden, 500 for dinner indoor.