Near Trade Fair Grounds, Kolkata
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Milan Mela (Bengali: মিলন মেলা) is the primary exhibition and convention centre for Kolkata, India. With 31,894 sq. metres of exhibition space, it is Kolkata's largest exhibition centre. It is owned and managed by the West Bengal Trade Promotion Organisation (WBTPO), Government of West Bengal.
WBTPO is an initiative by West Bengal State's Commerce and Industries Department with the prime objective to promote trade, commerce and business opportunities for West Bengal. The idea was then germinated by West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC) and Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and they jointly formed WBTPO.
Milan Mela complex is spread over 18.40 acres with fully developed utilities and infrastructure to meet demands of power, water supply and compressed air supply within the exhibition halls to facilitate major industrial trade fairs/exhibitions. It's one of the largest convention centres in India.
The area is divided into two parts, Phase I and Phase II.
Phase I is a combination of both indoor and outdoor space. The covered exhibition space has 4 large halls, each measuring 1183.5 sq.mtr along with an Open Paved Area of 26300 sq.mtr, Open Air Theatre of 567 sq.mtr, Food Court measuring 792 sq.mtr. It also has well built gate complex and registration plaza and car park to accommodate more than 2000 vehicles.
Phase II is approximately built over 24686 sq.mt. (2,65,621 sq.ft) of open area has been, developed as open type fair ground with demarcated plots developed on a landscape 24686sq.mtr for setting up Temporary stalls and booths, Office-Cum-Conference Building – 460 sq.mts, 9 Food Kiosks, Pathways, Toilet blocks, Green Pockets and car parking areas.