The Palladium made for international and entertainment events. The Palladium is the newest and most flexible venue of Dubai is worth $68mn (Dh.220mn). The Palladium is planned to have a soft-launch in March 2009. The venue will prove to be a model for a new generation of combined entertainment venues worldwide.
The Palladium is a dream-come-true for Raymond Gaspar, an entertainment and media entrepreneur. It is the first-of-its-kind multipurpose venue in the region for entertainment and events. The facilities here are unique, with a capacity to stage theatre, musicals, concerts, circus, opera, ballet, cabaret, exhibition, conferences, seminars, launches, award shows, banquets, sporting events, festivals, sporting events, weddings and cocktail parties.
Raymond Gaspar, General Manager of The Palladium, said, “This unique venue can be set-up in a variety of creative ways to suit your event theme and size. We will provide all the elements to facilitate the work of promoters and event organisers to produce world class events at The Palladium”.
The Palladium is designed with a seating capacity of 3000 for retractable seating, 4000 for mixed seating and standing, and 5500 for standing and 1500 for banqueting. In addition, the main auditorium offers 2500 square metres of open space for exhibitions and concerts. The stage is the biggest in Middle East with a width of 25metres and depth of 16 metres.
It also includes seven private Skyboxes with 12 plush seats and dedicated butler. There are two corporate hospitality areas of 200 square metres each, facing the auditorium.
The Palladium is also in the process of developing integrated high-class food and beverage outlets and a club environment, open throughout the day, the complete details of which, will be unveiled soon.