Kenyatta International Convention Centre

The Kenyatta International Convention Centre is an icon and landmark Kenya safari. It is an architectural impressive structure and the tourist attraction in Kenya, it is formally known as the Kenyatta International Conference Centre and named by the first president of the republic of Kenya. Kenyatta International Centre boasts of being the leading facility in the meetings industry in East Africa and has held quite number of the regional and international conferences like the World Bank Conference in 1973, Inter-parliamentary union summit in 2008, other UN based conferences, 8th African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), 7th Global Conference on health, the 5th Pan African Malaria conference, Internet corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Congress and the 2010 international Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Scientists (IFBLS), 10th WTO meeting, TICAD VI,2nd High Level Meeting on the GPEDC among others.

 Kenyatta International Convention Centre is ranked as one of the top places to hold conferences on the continent, after completion, the building held the rank of the tallest building in Nairobi up until the construction of the Teleposta Towers. The building has since then ceded its position as the tallest tower to a host of other newer projects including the UAP Old Mutual Tower, Times Tower and the Britam Tower, which is the tallest building in Nairobi as of 2020.

This is a state corporation established under the Tourism Act 2011 whose objectives and purpose is to promote the business of meetings, incentive travel, conferences and exhibitions also known as the MICE.

Kenyatta International Convention Centre is located at the heart of the central business district of capital city Nairobi, Kenyatta International Convention Centre boasts of its proximity and easy accessibility to and from all major five-star hotels, most of which are ten minutes’ walk and five minutes away by car.

Kenyatta International Convention Centre
Kenyatta International Convention Centre

Kenyatta International Convention Centre has the capacity to hold both large and small events, both indoors and outdoors. The facility has excellent rooms, with good ambiance, clean and air conditioning.

The Kenyatta International Convection Centre is PAD friendly with the ramps that go through the center making it accessible to all the guests during their Kenya Wildlife safari. The Kenyatta International Convection Center has well trained and professional employees who are happy to help and give you a world class experience.

The 30th floor  lies the highest observation deck in the city of Nairobi open to all visitors on a safari who are able to enjoy a panoramic view of the capital city, the Helipad, the only one in the city located on the top tier of the tower, has become a popular area of focus for both local and international visitors to the centre. From this vantage point one is able to see the entire city of Nairobi and surroundings, only then can one appreciate the beauty and complex pattern that it embodies.

Besides viewing safari, the Centre has become a haven for the journalists, artists and performers who delight in the perfect photography and videoing angles it presents at sunrise and sunset. Occasionally the deck is rented out for small special functions including the cocktails, dinners and the launches.

Core functions of the Kenyatta International Convention Centre.

The Kenyatta international Convention Centre develops and implement the national meetings, Incentives for conventions and exhibitions strategy.

Performs any functions that are ancillary to the objective and purpose for which the convention centre is established.

Kenyatta International Convention centre organizes and host meetings and provide incentives for the conventions and exhibitions at the Convention Centre.

Where to stay.

There are various of accommodation facilities to the tourists who come to visit the Centre as the accommodation facilities are located near or within the Kenyatta International Convection Centre as they are ranged into Budget, Mid-range and the luxury accommodation like the trademark Hotel, Tribe Hotel, The Boma Hotel, Sarova Panafric, Intercontinental Hotel Nairobi, City lodge Hotel and many more.

Kenyatta International Convention Centre
Intercontinental Hotel Nairobi

Kenyatta International Conventional Centre is so famous that one should not miss out in a Kenya safari  in that it is the largest convention centre in East Africa and in Kenya, the centre is acrusial address for many government and official offices for the representatives such as the elected senators and it is a renowned international venue for the conferences, meetings, exhibitions and five star hotels.

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