Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre celebrated the inauguration of the Great Ballroom, a 2467 sq meters Pillar-less ballroom that can accommodate 1,750 guests, making it one of Dubai’s tallest and most spacious ballroom venues.
The new Great Ballroom is located on ground level, providing easy access to guests and set-up companies. The entrance is directly connected to the main road and close to the airport offering convenience to guests. The Great Ballroom can be divided into three sections each equipped with a walk-in live kitchen featuring built in hot plate, tandoor, contemporary oven and wok stations that can also be partitioned. Conceived to create illusions of vibrant theatrical lighting, the high 9.5-meter ceiling features different settings of LED colour lights. Skyhooks on the ceiling with power connections and large doors provides for creative representation to all kinds of events, including launches of large products like cars. Two large foyer areas that can accommodate more than 1,000 guests. The Great Ballroom features two built-in LED screens to display & project images at every corner of the ballroom, and
05 display built-in electronic screens in the foyer areas. The Great Ballroom bestows a spectacular sense of grandeur to the luxurious city resort hotel.
The launch event unfurled itself in an evening of splendor, surprise giveaways and enthralling performances, hosted by Dubai’s most adored radio personalities from Virgin Radio – the trios- Kris Fade, Priti Malik and Big Rossi
“We’re very excited about our all-new Great Ballroom which is rich in detail, and reflects the sign of times to come in the UAE, a fast growing leading MICE destination globally”, said Complex General Manager Shaun Parsons. “It is wonderful that we have been able to combine the grandeur Dubai is known for around the world with this special venue that truly reflects our iconic position in the industry”.
About Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts
Le Méridien , the Paris-born hotel brand currently represented by nearly 100 properties in more than 35 countries, was acquired by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) in November 2005. With more than 75 of its properties located in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific, Le Méridien provided a strong international complement to Starwood’s then primarily North American holdings at the time of purchase. Since then, Le Méridien has gone through a brand re-launch, which included a large scale hotels product consolidation and redefined brand strategy. Through partnerships with some of the world’s most creative minds, Le Méridien has transformed numerous guest touch points, thus bringing unique, interactive and curated experiences to its guests. Plans call for dynamic expansion of Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts within the next five years, concentrating on markets in Asia-Pacific and the Americas. Le Méridien recently opened new hotels in Columbus (Ohio, USA), Charlotte (North Carolina, USA), Indianapolis (Indiana, USA), New Orleans, Chicago, Tampa (Florida, USA), Cairo, Bahrain, Bali, Atlanta, Oran (Algeria), and Zhengzhou (China), and will open in the next 12 months in Bangkok, Gurgaon (India), Mahabaleshwar (India), Thimphu (Bhutan), Paro (Bhutan), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Qingdao (China), Leshan (China), and Putrajaya (Malaysia)