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Address: Ronda de Azkue 1 | Barakaldo, 48902 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: +34 944 04 00 00
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

BILBAO EXHIBITION CENTRE is one of the most modern trade-show complexes in...

BILBAO EXHIBITION CENTRE is one of the most modern trade-show complexes in the world in terms of design and amenities. It is constructed to a highly innovative design that enables it to offer the best possible attention to all users, and to provide a convenient, comfortable setting for all the different events in its calendar. It is built with no barriers or obstacles, and an average ceiling height of 18 m. Its total exhibition area is 150,000 m2, distributed in six open-plan exhibition halls where stands can be erected and dismantled easily. It also has other unique, outstanding features such as the multi-purpose BIZKAIA ARENA, which can seat up to 20,000 people, the 18,000 m2 BEC CONVENCIONES convention centre and parking for 4000 cars.

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The Cure in concert.

Good venue. Easy to get to and from on the metro from Bilbao. Very big indoor venue. Easy to move around and never felt crowded. Plenty of legroom in seats.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good venue. Easy to get to and from on the metro from Bilbao. Very big indoor venue. Easy to move around and never felt crowded. Plenty of legroom in seats.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

Our conference was here and this place is well organised, and huge! Not sure how many other conference were on at the same time, but there were many. One of the bonuses is the roof top restaurant with magnificent views over Bilbao.

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2015

For the basketball we couldn't buy alcohol inside the venue(not sure if this is for all events). Would have liked to enjoy a few beers watching the game. Other than that, arena was spacious with good sound quality.

Thank Becca R
Novi Sad, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013

I was there on scientific symposium, and it is great place for such kind of events with big number of participants. Even it is huge, the building is easy for the orientation. Also, metro station is just 100 meters from there. It is easy to find.

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Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2013

I attended The conference ImagineNano 2013 in Bilbao which was held at his place. The exhibition venue has 5 levels with a huge car park. Takes at least 15 to walk right around the building. If you like factory outlet then there is a hugh shopping complexes around the area. The shops closes around 9 pm (shops inside) and 10... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2012

I love this place. Great to go on Christmas time for your children because there is a huge attraction park, for all ages to enjoy themselves. There are also famous people coming in to sing!! Concerts, Rides, Activities, Lunch and all of the best!

Thank Moni E
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2012

It's a huge exhibition center and it's pretty reachable from anywhere in Bizkaia since the subway takes you directly there, and it's not too far from the center of Barakaldo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2012

It was a rainy weekend but Marta made it all bright.We have contacted Bilbao Greeters just 5 days before our arrival and our hopes were fulfilled when Marta contacted us and gave us some important advices even before meeting each other.She has the grace to make the things easier and a contagious enthusiasm which made us see the city in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

One more like other Exibition Centers in any City, nothing special about it

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