Did you know that the Prague Congress Centre boasts a hall which ranks 13th in the world for best acoustics?
With beautiful panoramic views over the city, the Prague Congress Centre (PCC) is one of the most prominent landmarks of the Czech capital. The PCC complex also includes the Vyšehrad Business Centre and the 4-star Holiday Inn Prague Congress Centre with 251 rooms.
The Prague Congress Centre ranks among the best-known congress venues in Europe with more than 50 halls, reception and meeting rooms with a total capacity of up to 9,300 people, and 13,000 m2 of exhibition space.
The centre’s high technical standards and diverse options for arranging meeting spaces make the venue a prime choice for hosting exhibitions, social events, banquets, and cultural productions, as well as congresses and conferences.
The largest hall is the Congress Hall with a maximum capacity of 2,764. Thanks to its excellent acoustics, the Congress Hall ranks among the best concert halls in the world.
The Prague Congress Centre has hosted a number of high-profile international conferences and gatherings:
2000 Annual Meeting of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
2002 NATO Summit
2009 All major conferences and meetings hosted by the Czech Republic when holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union
2014 ICM Prague 2014 - The 30th Triennial Congress on the International Confederation of Midwives (3,000 attendees)
2013 AMEE - Association for Medical Education in Europe (3000 attendees)
2012 EADV – European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress “Skin is vital” (8,000 attendees)
2011 ERA-EDTA – European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (8,000 attendees)
2008 WPA – World Congress of Psychiatry (5,500 attendees)
2006 ESHRE – European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
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History of the Prague Congress Centre
1981 Opening of the Congress Centre (as a non-profit Palace of Culture).
1995 Establishment of Prague Congress Centre (Kongresové centrum Praha, a. s.) as a commercial entity (legally represented by the Palace of Culture) – 100 percent-owned by the City of Prague.
1998 – 2000 Partial reconstruction of the complex and construction of a new multi-purpose building in which the Holiday Inn and Vyšehrad Business Centre are located.