As an emerging center of business and trade, Kuwait is attracting travelers and professionals from around the world who are coming to the Middle Eastern hot spot to collaborate, explore and do business. Thanks in part to its oil industry, Kuwait has seen huge economic growth and as the country's capital for business and politics that star is only set to rise further. With so much activity, it's no surprise that the area's business centers are also growing in popularity. Whether you're coming to the area to close a deal or to meet potential customers there are excellent offices, exhibition spaces, hotels and restaurants. That's why central Kuwait has everything you need to do business in style. Learn about Kuwait's most vibrant business spots ahead of your next professional trip to the area.
Kuwait International Fairground
As the first and largest exhibition center in the area, Kuwait International Fair (KIF) plays host to a wide variety of events and trade shows at its fairgrounds in the Mishref area of Kuwait City. The expansive exhibition center is home to 6 large air conditioned halls - the largest of which spans more than 7,000 square meters - and over the course of the year hosts an average of more than 45 events, from the International Food Show, the Oil & Gas Exhibition and many more. Industry events here are famous for being great networking opportunities, and thanks to the spacious interiors of each hall, prospective customers are able to really put whatever the exhibitor is offering to the test and talk through each product in depth.
Radisson Blu Hotel Kuwait
A business trip doesn't have to be all business in the end. You deserve a good down time after a day of meetings and events. Radisson Blu Hotel, Kuwait offers a great base when you're travelling to the area and is the perfect place for a good night's rest after a busy day. Put your best foot forward after a good night's sleep and take advantage of amenities like private beach access at the Viking Club with 2 outdoor and 1 indoor pool including the Azur Pool, a two-level adults-only pool offering mesmerizing views of the Arabian Gulf. They will certainly help you unwind and clear your head before and after high pressure meetings and networking events. You also have the benefit of some of the best meeting and events facilities in the city - from intimate boardroom spaces to large conference rooms with the capacity of up to 1,000 guests, we have a team on site to help you plan and execute any meeting or event in style. Add in high-speed internet access and a dedicated business center and you have everything you need to set up base camp on your next business trip.
This modern shopping center is the secret weapon to anyone doing business in Kuwait City - with hundreds of stores, entertainment options and world-class dining facilities, you can find everything you’re looking for all under one roof. Whether you forgot something, need to pick up a thank-you gift or spilled something on your best presentation outfit, you can quickly put the situation right and focus on the real purpose of your trip. The Avenues mall is also home to great restaurants and cafes, and offers the perfect central option when you want a more relaxed dining experience.
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Al Boom Steak & Seafood Restaurant
Take your colleagues for a meal they won't soon forget at Al Boom Steak & Seafood Restaurant - this traditional Arabic dhow has been carefully re-imagined to offer visitors an authentic eating experience. You can sample prime beef cuts or fresh seafood and indulge in the starters and desserts buffet to make sure everyone will leave feeling full and satisfied. The best part? It's located on-site at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Kuwait, so after your meal it's only a short walk back to your room.
Ready to take on your next business trip to Kuwait with Radisson Blu?