The Sicilian Region has already allocated part of the sums for the execution of the works. Also awarded the design services of the area, the drafting of the project will have to last 4 months
“The Government of the Sicilian Region intends to provide the city of Palermo with a congress center suitable for introducing the regional capital into the international circuit of this important tourist segment. This intention of the Regional Government could find a more immediate and concrete response with the restructuring and re-functionalization of some of the pavilions inside the ex Fiera del Mediterraneo area “.
Thus we read in the text of the announcement, just expired, for the custody of Services of architecture and engineering for the design (feasibility study – preliminary – definitive – executive) relating to the “renovation and refurbishment of Pavilion 20 of the former Mediterranean Fair to be used as a Congress Center in the city of Palermo”.
These works that have been awarded to grouping of F&M professionals Ingegneria spa of Mirano, in the province of Venice. For the execution of the works the Musumeci government has already allocated 15 million of Euro. For the preparation of the executive project were granted four months. Instead, it will take about twelve months to complete the works.
Design and construction of the work are handled by the regional technical department, which will also act as a contracting station, operating in synergy with the technical area of urban regeneration and public works of the Municipality of Palermo.
«The Italian hospitality industry – said the Governor of Sicily – is now one of the main sectors of economic activity for the creation of wealth in Italy. It is a concrete opportunity for all of Sicily, which has so far remained outside the major world circuits.
The goal is to launch the new Polo on the domestic and foreign market to attract, especially in the low season, the mega-companies on the occasion of their meetings, when the pandemic is overcome, we hope as soon as possible, we will return to live normally ».
The area of the former Mediterranean Fair is located in the north-east of Palermo and is bordered by the streets Martin Luther King, Anwar Sadat, Isaac Rabin and piazza Generale Cascino.
Hall 20 ha a surface of about five thousand square meters and can accommodate up to four thousand people seated, with all the services and rooms attached. It will be one of the largest event facilities in Sicily.
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