THE VENUE JOAQUIM CHISSANO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTER

ICCA MEMBER

Overview of the venue
In order to equip Mozambique with the necessary infrastructure conditions for hosting major national and international events, the Government of Mozambique, through the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and Cooperation, has built a convention centre named after the former President of the Republic of Mozambique, Joaquim Chissano.
CICJC was inaugurated in June 2003 with the immediate objective of welcoming the II Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), which took place from 4 to 7 July 2003.
Since its inauguration, CICJC has been welcoming several events, leading to two important realities:
(I) CICJC’s ability to host, organize and coordinate major national and international events, and
(ii) Its role in the implementation of the Country’s foreign policy.
WHY CICJC
* Largest and most versatile Country conference centre;
* Diversity of equipped conference rooms;
* Rooms for social events;
* Accommodation facilities;
* Services, equipment and support materials;
* Located 5” from the city centre;
* Located 15” from the Maputo International Airport;
* Security;
* Parking.
FACILITIES
Since its inauguration in June 2003, CICJC has welcomed several important national and international summits, thanks to its multiple facilities, classified into four important categories, namely:
(I) Venue,
(ii) Equipment,
(iii) Services,
(iv) Materials
VENUE CICJC has spaces with different characteristics which allow hosting different types of events such as conferences, fairs/exhibitions, social events, corporate events, concerts and many others.

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Plenary Room 1
Capacity: 750 people (Rows without tables: 400; Rows with tables: 350)
Format: Auditorium
Length: 29.80m
Width: 24.40m
Usable area: 725m2
Facilities
Facilities:
* Sound and simultaneous interpretation equipment,
* Five interpretation booths,
Delegate units (desk microphones and headphones),
* Interpreter units,
* Screens and Projectors,
* Wi-fi,
* Two waiting rooms for guests of honour,
* Secretariat Room,
* Participant registration / accreditation counter,
* Air-conditioning and lighting,
* Footstool,
* Conference furniture: Tables, chairs and Podium.
Meeting Room 1
Capacity: 80 people
Format: U-shape
Length: 15.80m
Width: 11.70m
Usable area: 184m2
Facilities:
* Sound and simultaneous interpretation equipment,
* Four interpretation booths,
* Delegate units (desk microphones and headphones),
* Interpreter units,
* Screens and Projectors,
* Wi-fi,
* Air-conditioning and lighting,
* Footstool,
* Conference furniture: Tables, chairs, footstool and Podium
Meeting Rooms 2 and 3 Capacity:
*Classroom: 120 people
* Cinema: 180 people
* U Format: 80 people
* Buffet: 100 people
Format: Variable
Length: 16.10m
Width: 11.70m
Usable Area: 188m2
Facilities:
* Sound and simultaneous interpretation equipment,
* Four interpreter booths,
* Delegate units (desk microphones and headphones),
* Interpreter units,
* Screens and Projectors,
* Wi-fi,
* Air-conditioning and lighting,
* Conference furniture: Tables, chairs, footstool and Podium
Meeting room 4-5A Capacity:
* Classrooms: 200 people
* Cinema: 250 people
* U Format: 150 people
* Buffet: 150 people
Format: Variable
Length: 27.70m
Width: 11.70m
Usable Area: 324m2
Facilities:
* Sound and simultaneous interpretation equipment,
* Four interpreter booths,
* Delegate units (desk microphones and headphones),
* Interpreter units,
* Screens and Projectors Wi-fi,
* Air-conditioning and lighting,
* Conference furniture: Tables, chairs, footstool and Podium.
VIP Room 1
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Capacity:
* Sofas: 20 people
* Classrooms: 35 people
* Cinema: 40 people
* U Format: 20 people
* Buffet: 30 people
Format: Variable
Usable Area: 44.50m2
Facili_es:
* Sofas,
* Wi-fi,
* Air-conditiooning and lighting.
VIP Room 2 Capacity:
* Sofas: 20 people
* Classrooms: 35 people
* Cinema: 40 people
* U Format: 20 people
* Buffet: 30 people
Format: Variable
Usable Area: 52.00m2
Facili_es:
* Sofas,
* Wi-fi,
* Air-conditioning and lighting.
Cafetary
Area where snacks are served. It is situated on the ground floor and can accommodate about 800 people.
Exhibition Hall
With a total area of 680m2, it can accommodate 22 stands of 3x2m.
Offices
These rooms can also be used for meetings with a maximum of 12 people.
Tent spaces CICJC has space for moun_ng two tents being one with the area of 1000m2 and the other with 700m2.
Multipurpose room Capacity:
* Classrooms: 1200 people
* Cinema: 2000 people
* U Format: 600 people