The Barcelo Bavaro Convention Center, situated in the Bavaro Beach Resort tourism complex, in the country’s easternmost region, was the first modern convention center built in the Dominican Republic.
Since its opening it has become the perfect destination for national and international conventions, meetings and other activities. Its popularity, and top-of-the-line facilities, has placed it on the list of the best convention centers in the Caribbean.
Today, the Bavaro Convention Center is recognized throughout the Caribbean as the perfect destination to celebrate a large convention or very important meeting.
The Center now offers modern Ruckus Wireless Wi-Fi access to its guests, which offers simultaneous connectivity to more than 20,000 devices, an important demand for the savvy traveler.
A Meeting Room Designed For Particular Needs
The 11,500 square-meter Convention Center features 13 main rooms that can be easily converted into 24 rooms, with seating capacity for 20 to 5,000 guests. Three of these rooms have special features:
- “Gran Salon Bavaro:” Its theater style has a seating capacity for 2,538 guests, and can be subdivided into four different areas. One area has a capacity for 400 guests, while three other areas have seating capacity each for 300 guests.
- “Salon Punta Cana:” Also theater-style, the room accommodates 520 guests. It can be subdivided into four smaller areas: one for 180 guests and three for 48.
- “Salon Santo Domingo:” Capacity for 250 guests, theater-shaped. The room can be subdivided into two: one for 140 and another for 48 guests.
Aside from these special convention rooms, the facility also features four “Medium Halls,” or rooms that can easily accommodate up to 60 guests. These rooms can also be subdivided into two rooms for 24 guests, the ideal environment for the creation of various work spaces.
Also available: six “Small Rooms” with capacity for up to 25 guests each.
The Convention Center also has eight multi-functional rooms which can be subdivided into 13 smaller rooms. This area, which also includes the hotel’s Club House, is suitable for all kinds of business or social events.
High-End Technology for Today’s Demanding Business World
As an added bonus, the Convention Center features modern audiovisual equipment as well as Internet, fax, simultaneous translation systems and Ruckus Wi Fi, a business center and many other amenities (photography and video, flower arrangements and interior decorators).
The Center can also provide all sorts of entertainment needs, such as live shows, live bands and recreation facilities. Also, catering, themed banquets and private heliport facilities.
Breathtaking Seaside Facility
The Convention Center is situated in the Barcelo Bavaro Beach Resort tourism complex, right on the beautiful Bavaro Beach. The complex consists of two all-inclusive hotels featuring a variety of attractions that contribute to the perfect meeting/relaxation environment.
The hotels are the 1402-room Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe and the 589-room Barcelo Bavaro Beach Hotel. Both hotels are equipped to provide their guests with everything they will need during their stay.
Together, both hotels feature 14 restaurants, 16 bars, seven tennis courts, four sports facilities (football, handball, basketball and volleyball), as well as swimming pools, spa facilities, casino, nightclub, church, evening shows, an 18-hole golf course and mini golf, among others.