Expocuba fairground is today a symbol of the country’s economic development, especially through the fairs that take place in its spaces.
That is the case of Havana International Fair, FIHAV, considered not only the main commercial fair of the island, and one of the most important in the Caribbean and Latin America. This exhibition hall is located on the outskirts of the capital, near the well-known Lenin Park.
Hence, FIHAV participants look for details about this space that is already traditional for this and other economic and business meetings.
ExpoCuba is the largest fairground of the island with a total area of 60 hectares, of which 47 are used in 25 pavilions, the total exhibition area covers 53 hectares, 20 of them outdoors and 25 pavilions.
From December to August in its 25 pavilions, the Permanent Exhibition of the achievements of the Republic of Cuba by organizations and branches of the economy is shown.
And in particular, in November of each year, it is the headquarters of the International Fair of Havana. The center has experience in fairs, exhibitions and commercial, professional and social events.
In addition, within the green nature, ExpoCuba offers visitors different recreational options, with an amusement park, boat ride on the micro dam and horseback riding.
This scenario is complemented by a wide gastronomic network of six restaurants, three coffee shops, four bars, two ice cream parlors and two specialized food processing centers, among other services such as theaters, various lounges, and communication centers.
Inaugurated by the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro on January 4, 1989, the site was designed and built with a very new system of knots and bars in 22 months.
As of 1994, the samples of the provinces and some invited municipalities are integrated into the initial branch exposition concept, and more recently, the Labiofam Business Group Expoventa.
In 2013, with the collaboration of China, a photovoltaic park was built in one of its areas, based on solar energy, which occupies two hectares and generates part of the electricity consumed by the center.
With information from Prensa Latina