Oman Conventions and Exhibitions Centre (OCEC) celebrated on October 10 its first year of business.

Having welcomed more than 750,000 visitors since 2016, the iconic venue plays a key role in boosting Oman’s local economy.

In December, OCEC will feature its first international events including Airport Council International’s Airport Exchange 2017, which will be coincide with the anticipated opening of the new Muscat International Airport, bringing the world’s airport community to the Gulf region.

This will be closely followed by the second World Tourism Organization / UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture, which places Oman’s rich heritage in the world’s spotlight as over 65 ministers from around the globe have confirmed their attendance.