Anhembi Convention Center

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Anhembi Parque
Anhembi - Marginal Tietê.JPG
Holiday Inn and the Pavilhão de Exposições
Anhembi Convention Center is located in São Paulo
Anhembi Convention Center
Anhembi Convention Center
Location within São Paulo
Anhembi Convention Center is located in Brazil
Anhembi Convention Center
Anhembi Convention Center
Anhembi Convention Center (Brazil)
AddressAv. Olavo Fontoura, 1209 Santana
São Paulo - SP
Coordinates23°30′59.00″S 46°38′10.00″W / 23.5163889°S 46.6361111°W / -23.5163889; -46.6361111Coordinates: 23°30′59.00″S 46°38′10.00″W / 23.5163889°S 46.6361111°W / -23.5163889; -46.6361111
OwnerPrefeitura do Município de São Paulo
OperatorSão Paulo Turismo
Opened20 November 1970 (1970-11-20)
Renovated1985, 1991, 1993, 1996, 2002, 2004, 2012
Construction cost
Former names
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/ballroom3,200 (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 space493,000 square metres (5,310,000 sq ft)
 • Exhibit hall floor83,583 square metres (899,680 sq ft)
 • Breakout/meeting1,365 square metres (14,690 sq ft)
 • Ballroom110,748 square metres (1,192,080 sq ft)
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.


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 40,000, opened on 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 on 29 July 1985, capacity 799
  • Auditório 8 - lecture hall, capacity 124
  • Auditório 9 - lecture hall, capacity 281

Arena Anhembi[edit]

The arena hosts shows for audiences of more than 30,000 people, a space that became the scene of major national and international shows, including:


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