Venue management specialist, AEG Ogden has commenced its recruitment drive for the initial key positions for the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre following the appointment of the General Manager last month.

The search has commenced for a Director of Sales & Marketing and Sales Manager – Exhibitions to become a part of this iconic project for the Sultanate of Oman.

General Manager for the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, Mr Trevor McCartney said that the recruitment of these roles and other senior executive positions was another major milestone in the lead up to the completion of the venue in late 2016.

Located four kilometres from the Muscat International Airport, the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre is being constructed in two stages. Stage One, incorporating 22,000 sqm of exhibition space will be completed in 2015, followed by Stage Two, featuring 3,200 and 450 seat tiered theatres, 14 meeting rooms and two ballrooms due for completion in late 2016.

The Centre is situated within a purpose built, fully integrated business precinct and has been designed to accommodate world congresses, exhibitions, regional meetings, banquets, gala events, performances and concerts. The precinct will also include 1,000 hotel rooms and is set to become an iconic landmark for Muscat and the Sultanate of Oman.

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