Conference Venue

The Glass Pyramid and Antalya Cultural Center

Turkey's most modern Congress and Fair Centre, the Glass Pyramid Sabanci Congress and Fair Centre, opened on October 1997 and is located within a 700000 m² recreation area on the Konyaalti cliffs. Within this area there is a lake of 13000 m² with three different levels. In this lake area there are a fountain, a waterfall made from artificial rocks and spray devices. Around the lake are a rustic coffeehouse, the lake cafeteria, lake restaurant and lake buffet, the Pyramid Cafe, a children's amusement park, children's play tunnels and a running track.

                                                                     

The centre has two floors (ground floor and the basement), and has an area of 4500 m². Above the ground floor is the futuristic pyramid roof made of colored thermal glass. Immediately adjacent to the building, there are four circular decorative pools 2500 m² in size and these pools surround the Pyramid. There are four entrances to the building via bridges crossing the pools.

    

Glass Pyramid

Of the five halls in the building, the largest is the Toros Salon on the ground floor. In order of size, the others are the Meltem Salon, Düden Salon and Parallel Meeting Rooms 1 and 2.

 

GLASS PYRAMID

NAME OF THE HALL

CAPACITY

DIMENSIONS

Classroom

Theatre

Banquet

Reception

Area (m2)

Height (m)

Width x Length (m)

Toros

1200

2400

1500

 

3036

22.76

56.42x56.42

Meltem

200

440

-

2000

398.5

3.2

14.70x27.10

Düden

-

340

-

-

299.88

3.2

14.70x20.40

Parallel Meeting Room 1

20

50

-

-

87

2.5

7.70x11.30

Parallel Meeting Room 2

20

50

-

-

87

2.5

7.70x11.30

OUTSIDE AREA

A 1000 seat amphitheatre has been constructed in this area, which is known as the King's Highway. In the exhibition park, which covers an area of 15000 m², there are semi-open display areas each of 265 m², in total 2650 m². There is a 500-vehicle parking area belonging to the Glass Pyramid which may also be used as an open-air exhibition site .

                                  

Outside area

OTHER SECTIONS

Inside the Glass Pyramid there are lifts for disabled people and telephones available. The other sections within the building are a large foyer, VIP room, doctor's room, buffet, cloakroom, service kitchen and technical departments.

The Antalya Cultural Centre is located in the garden of the Glass Pyramid approximately 100 m away from the main building.  It has two big conference rooms (Aspendos and Perge) which will be used for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Congress as well as presentations during technical sessions.

ANTALYA CULTURAL CENTER

NAME OF THE HALL

CAPACITY

DIMENSIONS

Classroom

Theatre

Banquet

Reception

Area (m2)

Height (m)

Width x Length (m)

Aspendos

-

817

-

-

649.76

10.2

24.80x26.20

Perge

-

348

-

430.44

6.5

20.40x21.10

Semi Covered

-

 -

1800

-

Open Air

 -

-

15000

-

Amphitheatre

 -

1000

-

-

-

 

                           

Antalya Cultural Center