The EXPONOR event venue is strategically located, a mere 5 minutes from Oporto city centre, an important business and industrial urban centre and the gateway to a region which is economically strong. Greater Oporto currently lies in 10th position in the ranking of metropolitan areas with the greatest industrial concentration in Europe.

Access by car is very easy with a direct exit onto the main road networks leading to Lisbon and the country’s main urban centres. The new motorway sections that connect Oporto to the North of Spain enable clients coming from Galicia to reach EXPONOR in under an hour.

Francisco Sá Carneiro – Oporto International Airport, which has frequent flights to main cities all over the world, is 10 minutes away; the Leixões seaport – which handles a significant part of the country’s imports and exports -, and the TIR international terminal for long distance trucks are located a few hundred metres away.


Apart from realising events in other countries, the Oporto International Fair’s main activity takes place in Portugal. Here it manages the organisation of fairs on a total of 100,000-sq. m of covered exhibition area: 60,000-sq. m at the EXPONOR site and 40,000-sq. m at the EUROPARQUE site, a modern business centre in the city of Santa Maria da Feira, a few kilometres from Oporto.

EXPONOR, the largest event venue in Portugal, hosts around 50 specialised trade fairs on an annual basis, receiving thousands of domestic and international exhibitors and visitors. It is a modern development which is endowed with all the infrastructures and facilities on par with the highest international standards. Positioning itself as the Iberian venue with the best performance in terms of internationalisation, EXPONOR has proved itself to be the top fair and exhibition centre for the industrial sectors located throughout the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula.

Comprising a total area of 200,000-sq. m, of which 60 thousand are covered, ample car parking, a congress centre and multi-purpose halls with all the requirements for comfort, EXPONOR presents itself as the most well equipped venue for the realisation of fairs and events.

A telecommunications service, bank, ATM machines, bars and restaurants, travel agency, the Exhibitor Support Club (with VIP communication and secretarial services), medical centre, newsagents, taxi rank, security service, fire brigade and Youth Club are amongst the diverse facilities it is able to offer.