Milan Mela (Bengali: মিলন মেলা) is the primary exhibition and convention centre for Kolkata, India. With 31,894 sq. metres of exhibition space, it is Kolkata's largest exhibition centre. It is owned and managed by the West Bengal Trade Promotion Organisation (WBTPO), Government of West Bengal.
WBTPO is an initiative by West Bengal State's Commerce and Industries Department with the prime objective to promote trade, commerce and business opportunities for West Bengal. The idea was then germinated by West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC) and Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and they jointly formed WBTPO.
Milan Mela complex is spread over 18.40 acres with fully developed utilities and infrastructure to meet demands of power, water supply and compressed air supply within the exhibition halls to facilitate major industrial trade fairs/exhibitions. It's one of the largest convention centres in India.
The area is divided into two parts, Phase I and Phase II.
Phase I is a combination of both indoor and outdoor space. The covered exhibition space has 4 large halls, each measuring 1183.5 sq.mtr along with an Open Paved Area of 26300 sq.mtr, Open Air Theatre of 567 sq.mtr, Food Court measuring 792 sq.mtr. It also has well built gate complex and registration plaza and car park to accommodate more than 2000 vehicles.
Phase II is approximately built over 24686 sq.mt. (2,65,621 sq.ft) of open area has been, developed as open type fair ground with demarcated plots developed on a landscape 24686sq.mtr for setting up Temporary stalls and booths, Office-Cum-Conference Building – 460 sq.mts, 9 Food Kiosks, Pathways, Toilet blocks, Green Pockets and car parking areas.
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Location & Contact
Milan Mela Complex,
Near Trade Fair Grounds, Kolkata,
Telephone: 033 2251 7513
Milan Mela is East India's premier International Exhibition-cum-Conference Facility. Spread across 18.40 acres, it is strategically located at 3,JBS Haldane Avenue near the cross-section between EM Bypass and Park Circus Connector next to ITC Hotel and opposite Science City. It offers its exhibitors well developed and landscaped space, both covered and open, along with adequate parking facilities, dedicated conference and office facility for conduct of small and large scale amenities.
Conventions & Exhibitions (Trade expo and Consumer expo) Milan Mela had been holding a range of exhibitions and conferences in the last two years such as the Kolkata Book Fair, India Industrial Trade fair, Handicrafts and Handloom Fairs. Other events include sectors such engineering, auto, education, Electronics, IT hardware, Softwares, furniture, medical, energy, tourism, biotechnology, food processing, agriculture, textiles, printing, logistics and material handling, industrial automation etc Be it a meeting, team-building exercises, seminar, national and international conference or networking events, Milan Mela is poised to serve all purposes.
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4 Halls with provision for AC
The 4 halls with provision for AC measuring 1183.5 sq. mt. each can be booked individually/jointly for exhibiting products, inaugural/other events.
The new office-cum-conference facility offers a 460 sq. mt. facility with office space of 230 sq.mt and a conference hall for seating 80 persons and VIP rooms and other utilities overlooking the landscaped Phase-II with separate entrance from the Park Circus Connector with adequate parking facilities provides an ideal location for meetings, conferences, launch of products etc.
Milan Mela allows you to utilise the Food Court and its space for outdoor events other to host banquets, themed events, receptions, as well as award presentations.
This includes space for 1 restaurant/other purpose over 232 sq.mt. with seating capacity of 96 persons with kitchen and 5 nos. food counters and an open paved area of 400 sq mt.
Open Air Theatre
Organise events, theatre, musical shows in the Open Air Theatre spread over 567 sq. mt. with a stage, 2 dressing rooms, and seating capacity of over 250 people.
Phase-I open area
Use the 26,383 sq. mt. of paved area for fairs/exhibitions and other events.
Phase-II open area
A large landscaped area with developed plots with underground power distribution network with a serpentine pathway running across the 26,700 sq. mt. With water bodies interspersed across the paved expanse,space for 9 food kiosks, public utilities, motorable roads criss-crossing it, use it for fairs, exhibitions, events etc.
Main Objectives of the WBTPO are:
- To provide a trade fair complex styled Milan Mela for promoting trade and industry, art and culture and other services in the State of West Bengal.
- To organize national and international trade fairs, exhibitions and conferences and other events for promotion of art and culture, other services, recreation etc.
- To construct/ set up, maintain and operate Exhibition complexes in West Bengal for holding local, national and international exhibitions in such complexes or elsewhere in the state for promotion of trade and industry.
- To promote the trade fair complex developed in Milan Mela along with other allied facilities in India and overseas to invite participation for holding events ranging from small meetings to large fairs.
- To display items ranging from handicrafts to heavy machinery, printing and printing machinery, auto shows etc.