Coordinates: 22°58′45″S 43°24′48″W / 22.97917°S 43.41333°W Riocentro is an exhibition and convention center located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is the largest exhibition center in Latin America and was built in 1977. In 1992, it hosted the United Nations Earth Summit. For the 2007 Pan American Games, it hosted a variety of events in several pavilions. Capacity of the pavilions ranges from 2,000 people to 4,500 people.
When Rio was bidding for the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics which it won in October 2009, four of its six pavilions were proposed as venues. Pavilion 2 will host Olympic boxing, Pavilion 3 will host Olympic and Paralympic table tennis, Pavilion 4 will host badminton, and Pavilion 6 will host Olympic weightlifting and Paralympic powerlifting events.