ICE Kraków Congress Centre
Marii Konopnickiej 17
Over 36.000 m² of conference space, an Auditorium ready to host 2000 people, a spacious and multifunctional foyer adapted for activities such as hosting of exhibitions and sponsor and exhibition stands; additionally, the building’s excellent location in the centre of Krakow – these are only some of the assets of the multifunctional ICE Kraków Congress Centre erected in Krakow, an investment made by Krakow’s municipal government. Its opening is planned for 2014.
The centre is a modern world class building, meeting the requirements of international congress organisations, as well as the highest acoustic and stage mechanics standards. The building has been designed in such a way as to host various types of congresses, conferences, concerts, theatrical shows, exhibitions and other prestigious cultural and social events. The high standard of the building place it among the most desired and exclusive congress centres in Europe.
ICE Kraków have three main halls at its disposition: an Auditorium, a Theatre Hall and Chamber Hall, accommodating a maximum of 2100, 600 and 300 users respectively. Aside from the unique Auditorium Hall, the second biggest Theatre Hall is especially deserving of note: its folding seats will allow the floor area to be increased when being used for banquets or exhibitions.
The centre, able to accommodate 3200 participants, offers also a complex ofconference halls with regulated moveable walls, a glazed three-floor foyer with a view of Wawel, a multifunctional exhibition hall and support areas. Around the Centre, a special complex for transportation has been erected encompassing ground level parking lots, a bus and minibus terminal and an area for mobile transmission units, as well as a two-level underground parking lot for 347 vehicles. Travelling from the airport takes about 20 minutes, and from the railway and bus stations, it takes barely a quarter of an hour to get to ICE Kraków. The cornerstone for the construction of the ICE Kraków Congress Centre was laid on 28 October 2010.