One of the two venues, part of Fira de Barcelona, Fira Gran Via is ranked amongst the most important exhibition centres in Europe. It was designed by the Japanese architect Toyo Ito and has a modern appearance that cannot be compared to anything else. With a great location, versatile halls, first-class services, as well as shops, restaurants, and cinemas nearby, this exhibition centre has everything you need for a great event of any type and size.
Gran Via is also notable for its commitment to sustainability, being the home of one of the largest photovoltaic rooftop plants. The venue is a hotbed for innovation, scientific and technological advancements, bringing together the leaders of many industries and sectors.
The 240 000 m² of space of the premises are divided into 8 functional halls. The rooms themselves are interconnected by a walkway that channels all visitors across the exhibition area. Several spaces are fully-equipped for congress activities. One of the largest ones is the Convention Centre - a fully customisable, modular space with a seating capacity of up to 12 000 people. The exhibition area also maintains around 4 580 parking spots and is perfectly connected by bus lines, metro stations, trains and more. The expo centre hosts more than 120 trade fairs and congresses yearly. Some of the most notable ones include Mobile World Congress, ibtm world, Barcelona Building Construmat, Hispack, Alimentaria, Smart City Expo World Congress, Bizbarcelona and more.