If you are planning on attending an exhibition or hospitality event in Rio de Janeiro in the not too distant future, then you will probably be heading to the largest exhibition centre in South America. The Riocentro was built in the late 1970’s and it has a wide selection of conference suites and exhibition halls, and it has the capacity to handle over 4,500 people at any one time. It will also be home to several indoor Olympic events in 2016 as the city won the right to host the 2016 Olympic Games back in 2009. As well as the Riocentro, other top conference venues exist across the city, including at the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro and at the Sheraton Rio Hotel.
Showcasing your business at an exhibition or conference means having the best qualified and experienced personnel on board, this means hiring proficient promotion talent, crowd gatherers, stand staff and others with experience in live marketing. Expo Stars are a promotion talent agency that can offer exhibition staff, narrators, translators and other staff who have a professional approach to helping you attract more visitors to your stand or exhibit.
Rio de Janeiro is one of the most cosmopolitan cities anywhere in the world, and the attention of the world will be focused upon it for the next few years, as it host the football World Cup in 2014, followed by the 2016 Summer Olympics. This means that it is an excellent time to hold a conference or trade fair in the city. Rio is famous for its big sandy beaches and its climate, and it has been a Mecca for tourists for decades, and for that reason, there is not shortage of places to stay, such as the Guesthouse Bianca which offers B&B facilities, or the five-star Hotel Santa Teresa – Relais & Chateaux. Buses are the main form of public transportation in the city, however, there are some subway lines, and plans to extend the metro system further in the future.