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Sunbird to unveil landmark Conference Centre at Sunbird Mount Soche

Posted 02 October 2019 by Sunbird Marketing

Sunbird Mount Soche last year embarked on the construction of a K2.1 billion state of the art International Conference Centre, which will be ready and open for business by October 2019. The Conference centre aims to enhance customer experience for Conference Delegates, Event go-ers, Event and Conference Organisers, while keeping in track with global trends in the hospitality Industry. The Conference Centre further aims to strategically position Sunbird Mount Soche as the leading hospitality provider for large scale conference and entertainment events in the city of Blantyre.

The facility includes an 800 seater major conference arena with state of the art facilities built specifically to suit modern demands for high profile and capacity activities. Some of the facilities include; a 5 language interpretation solution to manage international conferences, intelligent lactern with built in touch screen for the presenters confidence linked to the projection solution, Stage lighting for specific events ambience. The main Conference hall has been designed with capacity to accommodate different meeting setups including; Auditorium, Banquet, Hollow square, and Classroom style setups. The Conference centre’s design includes two executive board rooms and six medium conference rooms inclusive of smart touch screens for projection and presentations ideal for meetings and break out rooms.

The Conference centre is now in the final phase of its construction and all works are on schedule for the facility to be ready by October to the delight of most customers who have for long waited for this facility to be ready for business. This Conference centre is located right at Sunbird Mount Soche premises adjacent to the hotel.

"Our focus and investments in product development and improvement remains channelled on improving customer experience and positioning our brand to remain the preferred hospitality provider, while increasing stakeholder value. The Soche International Conference Centre presents a game changer in the customer experience for meetings and events at Sunbird Mount Soche, the modern and upscale facilities that comes with the Conference centre will ensure value for money for delegates, as well as Conference and Event Organisers. The entry of Soche International Conference Centre a blend of technology, art and class on the market will position the city of Blantyre as one of the preferred destinations for local, regional and international MICE activities." Said Yusuf Olela, the Chief Executive Officer of Sunbird Tourism.

Olela added "The location of the new conference Centre is simply the best, right at the heart of the city of Blantyre, conveniently in the premises of the iconic Sunbird Mount Soche, accessible from as many directions in Blantyre and promises an unrivalled hospitality service"

"Noting that timelines and progress are on track, we are currently taking Bookings starting from October, and clients will be able to also take advantage of special discounts for bookings made before 30th September. Bookings and reservations can be made through Our Central reservations or directly contact Sunbird Mount Soche" Said Temwa Kanjadza, Group Sales and Marketing Manager

Sunbird Hotels and Resorts is Malawi’s leading hotel chain with nine properties including four city hotels in all three regions of Malawi namely Sunbird Capital, newly refurbished Sunbird Lilongwe, Sunbird Mount Soche and Sunbird Mzuzu, two popular beach resorts along Lake Malawi namely newly refurbished Sunbird Nkopola and Newly refurbished Sunbird Livingstonia, an iconic mountain resort, in the former capital city of Zomba Sunbird Ku Chawe, a game lodge in Majete with a popular big 5 wild life reserve, namely Sunbird Thawale and its latest addition of a mountain lodge, Sunbird Kara O'Mula. The preferred brand in the hospitality industry is loved for offering excellent and personalized services, fine cuisine and comfortable accommodation.

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