Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC), Nairobi
The Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), is one of its kind in Kenya, which was purposely built for Conference tourism in 1969. The 30-storey landmark of Kenya’s skyline is the only building in the region with a helipad, boasts of a rich MICE heritage and has hosted high-profile conferences that have shaped the destiny of mankind in all sectors of the economy.
The facility has 8 meeting halls and exhibition areas. The meeting rooms are fully equipped with cutting edge, technologically-driven installations.
KICC has ample parking and office space for both delegates and event organizers. Similarly, the Centre has round-the-clock security surveillance to ensure maximum safety for its customers.
The Centre has hosted high-profile conferences like the ICANN Conference, AGOA Conference, 5th MIM Pan African Malaria Conference, 7th Global Conference on Health Promotions, the 2nd East African Investment Conference, World Bank, COMESA, World Women Conference, 3rd Global YES conference, 56th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, ISOCARP Conference, among others.
Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC)
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Regular flights to Nairobi are operated by Ethiopian, Kenya airways, British Airways, Egypt Air, Etihad Airways, Fly Emirates, KLM Qatar Airways, Swiss International Airlines and Turkish Airlines. Kenya Airways is the national airline and travels throughout Europe, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region.
Nairobi’s main airport is JKIA Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (IATA: NBO), southeast of the city centre.
To and from the center, you can take Bus #34J, 33B, 33MKR, 33UTW, 15, 33C, 23KS (every 15 mins) to the International Airport from the Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC).
The city is also accessible by train from Mombasa, with three times a week arrivals and departures at the Nairobi Railway station. The trains only go east to Mombasa. There are 3 classes: First, Second and General. First and Second are sleepers. First have 2 seats in a cabin, Second have 4. In Second Class genders are separated unless you purchase the entire compartment of 4 seats. First and second-class includes bedding, breakfast, and dinner. Both can be purchased without bedding or food. Tickets have to be booked through the office on Station Road in south-central Nairobi, or online. The 1st and 2nd class train fares are 2 or 3 times more than the bus fare. But the 3rd class fare is less than the bus fare.
Kenya’s bus system is mostly reliable. There are many bus companies that have routes going to and from the country’s different cities, including Nairobi, the center of the bus network.
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