Impact Arena – Space with oomph!

The IMPACT Arena Exhibition and Convention Centre, one of Asia’s largest and most modern facilities offers a diversity of spacious venues equipped with state-of-the-art technology in various flexible configurations to host any type of event. Usable indoor space of 140,000 sq meters, onsite 5-star accommodation and catering facilities and comprehensive event services makes the complex one of the most preferred event destinations in the region.

Each of the complexes facilities have been designed to host grand and spectacular events. Impact Arena’s 12,000 seat concert hall has hosted many pop and rock concerts starring famous Asian and international stars, international pageants of all sorts, and sporting events that has drawn huge audiences from around the world. Special lighting panels, sound-proof walls, high-tech audio-visual systems, private suites, a royal box, private lounges, a food court and shops are among its impressive facilities. Activ Square is a 38,000 sq meter open air amphitheater able to accommodate 40,000 people. Impact Lakeside is another gargantuan outdoor space, this time facing a manmade lake.
The IMPACT Forum, in addition to an exhibition hall, has a grand ballroom that can host 2,000 people. Its other attributes are wellness, business and press centres. The 47,000 sq meters of the IMPACT exhibition centre is a series of interconnected exhibition halls with high ceilings and hanging points to support weights of 2.5 tons and utility pits located every nine meters enabling the hosting of a multitude of events. An elegant ballroom is part of the facility.

The piece de resistance of the complex is the IMPACT Challenger a 60,000 sq meter column free exhibition space, said to be the world’s largest. The lobby itself is a fantastic 9,111 sq meter and 10 meter high space equipped with a huge LED screen. The hall can be divided into smaller spaces with soundproof partitions. Registration centres, offices, press centres, prayer rooms, internet cafes, retail spaces and restaurants cater to all requirements of international clients. The facility also boasts undercover parking for 2,500 cars. The 400 room Novotel IMPACT hotel caters to the visitors who throng the venues. Other impressive facilities include the Royal Jubilee Ballroom, Thailand’s largest column-free dance venue. Located about 40 km from Bangkok’s CBD, the complex started life as a stadium for the 13th Asian Games and spearheaded the development of a self contained satellite city thereafter.

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Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and hopes to visit them all someday.

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