Shanghai New International Expo Centre

The Shanghai New International Expo Centre is a convention center in Shanghai, China. It hosts a large number of exhibitions, including the Shanghai Motor Show. It has also hosted the 2002 Tennis Masters Cup, where one of the halls was temporarily converted into a tennis court. In all, the venue hosts more than 100 exhibitions per year.

Construction on The Shanghai New International Expo Centre began on November 4, 1999, with an opening on November 2, 2001. It has, as of 2012, a capacity of 200,000 square meters indoor and 100,000 square meters of outdoor exhibition space. Expo Center facilities include 17 exhibition halls, conference rooms, and a business center. Hotel facilities and a subway station are located at one of the entrance halls of the center.

The U.S. firm of Murphy/Jahn Architects designed the center.

Contributor: René Carson

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