Porto Alegre

Multiple expressions, varied faces, ethnic and religious origins make Porto Alegre a rare place where contrasts and differences are well received and always welcome. The city was founded in 1772 by Portuguese couples from the Azores islands. Throughout the next centuries, it received imigrant from all over the world, particularly Germans, Italians, Spaniards, Africans, Polish and Lebanese, catholics, jews, protestants and muslims.

This is Porto Alegre, multicultural by nature, land of great writers, intellectuals, artists and politicians who marked the history of Brazil. A city that is capable of producing and hosting large events of national and international significance.

Porto Alegre is a gateway for tourists in the state, being just 120 kilometers away from the pleasant Mountain Region. Porto Alegre is a busy hub of quality services and infrastruture, large national and multinational companies are based here and it is one of the main destination of international meetings in Brazil.

Source: www.portoalegre.rs.gov.br

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Cais do Porto | Mariana Praetzel Arcos da Orla de Ipanema | Cristine Rochol - PMPA Margs Parcão | Ricardo Stricher - PMPA Vista do Cais | Eduardo Tavares Parque da Redenção | Ricardo Stricher - PMPA Chalé da Praça XV | Aline Gonçalves - PMPA Caminho dos Antiquários | Ivo Gonçalves - PMPA


Multifuncionality, infrastructure, technology and privileged location are some of the characteristics that make the FIERGS Convention Center the right place for events of all types and sizes.

These characteristics become clear through interconnected and modular rooms that can be perfectly adapted to any type of event, with a total area of  36,724.85m².

Air-conditioned rooms, medical emergency services with an equipped medical office and a nursing  professional on duty (protected area for the ambulance) and electronic security monitoring are some of the highlights of the infrastructure, in addition to support services that are made available to customers.
The FIERGS Convention Center has equipment for stage lighting, ambient sound system and multimedia, in addition to broad band internet, videoconference and digital telephone systems.

Located in Porto Alegre, at the headquarters of the Federation of Industries of the State of Rio Grande do Sul, the FIERGS Convention Center is close to the main South American and Brazilian capital cities. It is located  15km/15 min from downtown and 12 km/12 min from Salgado Filho International Airport.

Source: www.centrodeeventosfiergs.com.br

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