In another nod to the popularity of Mexico as a meeting destination,the Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that the Lakam Center has opened. This modern new exhibition destination,which offers more than 242,000 square feet of available space that can accommodate up to than 15,000 visitors,is one of the largest meeting spaces in all of Latin America and the largest in Cancun real estate. The venue was completely renovated in 2012 to offer new electrical components and remodeled bathrooms,among other amenities.
Located on the Cancun-Playa del Carmen Highway,the center is conveniently positioned just a short drive away from the Cancun International Airport and just 15 minutes from the city’s internationally acclaimed Hotel Zone. With four modern,extremely versatile buildings located on the grounds,the complex can easily accommodate large conventions,sporting events,business meetings,concerts and much more. Here,visitors of all kinds can host large,high-impact events that are expected to attract a significant number of attendees.
Cancun is already uniquely positioned and has become a popular destination to host a variety of meetings and conventions each year,thanks to the region’s many top resorts and amenities. In fact,Cancun is now home to more than 145 high-quality hotels,including four AAA Five Diamond Award winning properties and there are more than 34,000 hotel rooms available throughout the area.
The new Lakam Center can accommodate more than 50 large trucks and 500 smaller vehicles. It also has a large area available for outdoor events,while the buildings were designed to withstand hurricane force winds and include a state of the art fire prevention system,as well as a security system.
In 2013,the city of Cancun is already scheduled to host a large number of international meetings and other types of gatherings,which will expose an even greater number of international travelers to everything that the region has to offer. Located in the northern part of Mexico’s state of Quintana Roo,Cancun is the nation’s top tourist destination and is renowned the world over for its fabulous beaches,shopping,activities,entertainment and cuisine.