Anhembi Convention Center

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Anhembi Parque
Anhembi - Marginal Tietê.JPG
Holiday Inn and the Pavilhão de Exposições
Address Of. Olavo Fontoura, 1209 Santana
São Paulo - SP
02012-021
Brazil
Owner Prefeitura do Município de São Paulo
Operator São Paulo Turismo
Renovated 1985, 1991, 1993, 1996, 2002, 2004, 2012
Opened 20 November 1970 (1970-11-20)
Construction cost NCr$100,000
Former name(s) Anhembi Eventos e Turismo de São Paulo (1970-91)
Centro de Convenções Anhembi (1991-2004)
Classroom-style seating 281 (Auditório 9)
124 (Auditório 8)
Banquet/ballroom 3,200 (Espaço Anhembi)
2,502 (Auditório Celso Furtado)
800 (Auditório Elis Regina)
Theatre seating 30,000 (Arena Anhembi)
29,199 (Sambódromo)
24,000 (Nova Arena)
Enclosed space
 • Total space 493,000 square metres (5,310,000 sq ft)
 • Exhibit hall floor 83,583 square metres (899,680 sq ft)
 • Breakout/meeting 1,365 square metres (14,690 sq ft)
 • Ballroom 110,748 square metres (1,192,080 sq ft)
Website Venue Website


Anhembi Parque is a convention center located in Santana, a district of São Paulo, Brazil. At 400,000 square meters of indoor space and 93,000 meters of outdoor space, it is one of the largest event grounds in Latin America. The center is home to 20+ large annual fairs, each drawing in excess of 50,000 visitors, and hosts the annual Carnival of São Paulo.

Venues[edit]

Pavilhão de Exposições Caio de Alcântara Machado

  • Pavilhão Norte/Sul - main exhibition hall
  • Pavilhão Oeste - annex to main exhibition hall, opened 2 January 2002

Polo Cultural e Esportivo Grande Otelo

  • Sambódromo do Anhembi, opened 1 February 1991, capacity 29,199
  • Arena Anhembi - outdoor concert venue, capacity of 30,000, opened in 5 December 2004, originally known as "Arena Skol Anhembi" until August 2012
  • Nova Arena Anhembi - outdoor venue, primarily used for sporting events and music festivals, capacity of 24,000, opened in 2012
  • Espaço Anhembi - banquet hall, opened October 2012, capacity 3,200

Palácio das Convenções

  • Auditório Celso Furtado - auditorium, opened 16 June 1972, capacity 2,502
  • Auditório Elis Regina - auditorium, opened in 29 July 1985, capacity 799
  • Auditório 8 - lecture hall, capacity 124
  • Auditório 9 - lecture hall, capacity 281


Arena Anhembi[edit]

An arena for shows of up to 30,000 people, a space that became the scene of major national and international shows.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°30′59.00″S 46°38′10.00″W / 23.5163889°S 46.6361111°W / -23.5163889; -46.6361111