|Traded as||Euronext: KIN|
|Key people||Philip Ghekiere (Chairman)|
The Kinepolis Group is a Belgian chain of movie theatres conceived in 1997 which consist of 23 Cinema complexes in Europe, representing a total of 317 theatres. They received about 22 million visitors in 2008. Kinepolis is listed on the Brussels stock exchange.
Previously it was owned and run by two families named Bert and Claeys. Recently the latter have withdrawn from the company, leaving Joost Bert as co-CEO, together with Eddy Duquenne (equally co-CEO). This change was in effect from January 1, 2008.
Kinepolis core business covers a range from box office, in-theater sales (ITS), business-to-business (B2B), film distribution, screen advertising to real estate.
List of theatres per country
- Antwerp (World's 2nd Largest Cinema complex (megaplex) in terms of seating capacity)
- Liège (2 theatres)
- Lomme: 23 screens - currently the largest theatre in France.
- Nîmes (2 theatres)
- Acland, Charles R. (2003). Screen Traffic: Movies, Multiplexes, and Global Culture. p. 136. ISBN 978-0822331636.
- "Kinepolis core business". www.kinepolis.com. Retrieved 8 November 2012.
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