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event organisation, event venue management and services for fairs, congresses and events.
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HSBC Arena is a multipurpose indoor facility, a unique venue in South America. With a total capacity of 15.000 people, the site is suited for every type of major sporting events and large concerts. Built in 2007 to host competitions of the Pan-American Games, HSBC Arena is located within a walking distance of the Riocentro, the Convention and Exhibition Centre of Rio de Janeiro.
DESTINATION RIO DE JANEIRO
Its cosmopolitan city whose magnificent scenery is known worldwide. With a population of almost 6 million inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro is a cosmopolitan city, whose reputation is based on unique assets :
Its outline is distinguished by marked contrasts' mountains, the sea, forests, extensive beaches and lowlands, forming an incomparable scenario fully justifying its byname "Cidade Maravilhosa" (the fabulous City).
A green city that without interrupting its progress and growth, learned how to preserve nature, either on the more than 90 kms of beaches (among them, the mythic Copacabana or Ipanema), or in the largest urban forest in the world, integrating urban development and the environment in a way unparalleled in any major metropolis in the world.
Well known for its hospitality and congeniality, Rio de Janeiro lives at the rhythm of football, samba and festive events - waiting for the most popular of them - the Carnival.
Rio is today responsible for a large part of Brazil's economy, with many sectors gaining leading edge technology after the process of privatization, with particular growth in the areas of petrochemicals, petroleum, fixed and mobile telephones, the auto industry and a broad range of services.
Discover rio de janeiro - hsbc arena's website The almost 500 years old city has many historical and cultural treasures. Its architecture tells the history of the country, and its museums and art galleries hold coveted collections, and are included in the worldwide circuit for major international exhibitions.
Comprehensive infrastructures bring major assets to the city : perfect airline connections for the whole world, an international airport at a distance of less than 20 minutes from the inner city, a range of hotels with a total capacity for more than 23,000 guests in total comfort.
In 2007, Rio de Janeiro hosted the Pan-American Games.