In Kiev opened a modern “Congress hall” Mercure Congress Centre


New Congress hall appeared as a result of the rebranding and reconstruction of hotel “Cosmopolite”, and presented under the title of Mercure Congress Centre.

The format of the “Congress hotel” – is the newest, fastest growing segment of the hotel market around the world, and for Ukraine, the appearance of the Mercure brand in this format – a landmark event. The project is complex and capital intensive, but the major investments of the group AccorHotels associated with confidence that Ukraine has great prospects in the development of business tourism and hotel market of Ukraine will be the most popular format, combining the hotel business services and conference services.

“It will be modern, with different formats, the Congress centre, which unites 18 rooms of various sizes and styles, but in the overall conceptology of the hotel. In the new Convention center we will try to integrate the latest IT technology that allows you to create a full-fledged hub for business meetings, seminars and conferences in various formats. This is not just a place to rent. This long-running strategy of building a creative and intellectual space for progressive business people who can satisfy all your wishes in business, ranging from working space, ending with the carrying out of various events and corporate events,” – says the curator of the rebranding process by a multidisciplinary team of Wisher Enterprise, which initiated the opening of the hotel Mercure in conjunction with AccorHotels, Alexey A. Abasov.

The project of reconstruction of the 5th floor of the Mercure Congress Centre until the end of 2017

The project of reconstruction of the 5th floor of the Mercure Congress Centre until the end of 2017

The project of reconstruction and re-branding is different from building a hotel from scratch, and the requirements of international standards of the Mercure brand, ranging from requirements to fire safety in hospitality facilities, more rigid and strict than required by the Ukrainian legislation. Total capacity Mercure Congress Centre – up to 2000 people, only it will include 2 main rooms on the 4th and 5th floors of the business complex: hall “Dovzhenko” (1200 m2), an “Spielberg” (1000 m2) – both transformed by mobile sound-proof partitions.

Hall “Dovzhenko” (1200 m sq)

Hall “Spielberg” (1000 sq m)

For smaller events, the Congress hall will offer smaller rooms: “Scorsese” of 75 m2 and “Cameron” of 45 m2, a room for negotiations and room library. For special occasions customers will be offered Banquet halls “Hitchcock” (380 m2) and Fellini (350m2). Used modern technological solutions provide the possibility to hold events of any format – from business events to weddings and banquets, as calculated for 10 or 1500 guests.

“Multifunctional Congress center will allow to carry out events of different complexity and format. Our main goal is to provide a quality product that combines a range of services: accommodation, conference service, catering, and a wide range of additional possibilities. We believe that loyalty to our hotel guests will realize the most successful and interesting projects”, – explains A. A. Abasov

The Mercure hotel brand will focus on all segments of travellers, including business guests and individual travellers. But, of course, the rate will be on corporate clients, so the absolute advantage of the Congress centre will be a convenient location and transport interchange, the proximity to the train station and Zhuliany airport, city centre and business quarters. Pricing policy, which features both local and European experts will consider all positive and negative sides of the market, and will be customer-oriented, balanced and thoughtful.

“Our motto – “In harmony with people and countries.” This means that we have created all conditions in order to make guests feel as comfortable as possible. The hotel has comfortable and modern rooms, elegant summer terrace, where in summer and can host various events of high-level outdoor pool, which not all hotels can boast, conference service to organize events of any format. For our guests several restaurants, one of which has its own brewery. The complex has a large shopping centre, which is very convenient because there is no need to go anywhere. All you need nearby, in the same area,” says marketing Manager, the head of the Kiev public Agency communications/PR Inna Kovalchuk.

The group Accor Hotels is the chain No. 1 in Europe by number of hotels, and a daily launch of the latest innovations in the hotel business. New project the most ambitious in Ukraine Mercure Congress Centre will contribute to the development of Ukraine’s economy, hoteliers are confident, will create the necessary jobs and bring into the country a philosophy of high standards of business events and European development business.

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