The Montego Bay Convention Centre (MBCC),
the largest convention facility of its kind in
the English-speaking Caribbean, has won
the World Travel Award for the Caribbean’s
leading meeting and conference center for
the fifth consecutive year. Throughout 2014
and 2015, the MBCC hosted some of the larg-
est events in its history, like the 6th Biennial
Jamaica Diaspora Conference, the Climate
Investment Funds Partnership Forum, the 5th
International Taekwon-Do World Cup, and
the Jamaica Product Exchange.
Opened in 2011, the SMG-managed facil-
ity is one of a select few in the Caribbean to
offer both comprehensive meeting spaces
and modern amenities. The center’s more
than 127,679 square feet of space has been
designed to accommodate exhibitions,
conventions, and galas, and with built-in
technology features such as projectors and
projection screens, there are few details
of convenience the facility does not offer.
Besides its intelligent design, the MBCC is
also visually striking. Attendees have views
of both the coast and the mountains, and
the center’s plantation-style shutters and cut-
stone work recall Jamaica’s classic Georgian
style of architecture.
Of course, the biggest perk of meeting in
Jamaica is its perpetually sunny weather. The
A standout facility in the heart of the Caribbean
Get outside The Montego Bay Convention Centre has 42,000 square feet of outdoor event space
and a breezy, open-air design that makes the best of its oceanfront location in Rose Hall.