Jakarta, Indonesia Meeting Planning Overview
Jakarta is a melting pot of languages, cultures and traditions. Those who visit this dynamic city find it to be full of striking contrasts and unexpected surprises. The Indonesian capital’s heterogeneous culture, coupled with its economic growth and thriving business environment have led it to become a premier business events destination.
Jakarta is a very accessible city as it is a hub for domestic and international flights as well as train services from across Java. Bus routes radiate out in all directions, and some boat services also operate on sporadic schedules to ports all over the archipelago. The Jakarta International Airport is the main airport in Jakarta and is about 35 kilometers west of the city center.
Chief among meeting venues in Jakarta is the Balai Sidang Jakarta Convention Center that has over 26,500 square meters of event space. The space includes the 2,109 square meter Cendrawasih Room, the 3,921 square meter Assembly Hall, and two exhibition halls covering 9,585 square meters. MICE hotels in Jakarta city include the Ritz-Carlton Jakarta Pacific Place, which has a maximum space for 4,500 persons; and the Hotel Mulia Senayan - Jakarta, which can comfortably cater to 4,000 people. Other business hotels in Jakarta include the Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta and Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta, both of which can accommodate 3,000 people.