Feature on Jamaica Conference Centre
The Jamaica Conference Centre complex is located on the scenic Kingston Waterfront. It was constructed by the UDC in the record time of 12 months in time to host the International Seabed Authority beginning in 1983, in the process, winning the Governor General’s Award.
The Complex houses the Centre, Secretariat Building and a 450 bay multi-storey parking garage. The Centre has five conference rooms. Room 3 can accommodate 168 persons and 4 and 5, 192 each. Conference Room 2, 450 persons, and, the largest, The Kenneth Rattray Conference Room (Conference Room 1), in excess of 1000 persons. The latter also has an observers’ gallery as well as, public and press galleries. Each conference room is also equipped with simultaneous translation facilities for six languages.