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The largest strategic project in Brno! We are building a new, modern multifunctional arena at the Brno Exhibition Centre. This arena is equipped with top-of-the-line technology, and you can look forward to attending both sporting and cultural events here. We will be accepting our first guests as soon as May 2023! Then, as soon as one year later we plan on hosting the Ice Hockey World Championship.

The new multifunctional arena of the company Veletrhy Brno, a. s. (Brno Exhibition Centre - BEC) will provide the city of Brno with the largest and most modern facilities for holding sporting, cultural and congressional events. The arena will hold as many as 13,300 people and an additional 3,000 parking spots will also be built.

The construction of the arena ranks as one of Brno’s largest strategic projects and it should be finished by the year 2023. Then, as soon as one year later the city plans on hosting the Ice Hockey World Championship.

ARENA BRNO will be completed within the grounds of the BEC, right behind pavilion Z and between pavilions F and G1.

What new advantages will ARENA BRNO offer the city?

  • Multifunctional application for sports, cultural activities, large congregations, events
  • Interchangeable arrangements for different sports: handball, hockey, tennis, volleyball, basketball, boxing
  • Larger number of spectators for sporting events
  • Opportunity to hold concerts for large audiences
  • Hosting international sports events ‒ World Championships, European Championships
  • Expansive and prestigious areas, including the facilities of the Brno Exhibition Centre (Veletrhy Brno, a. s.) company
  • Large social and congressional events
  • Modern rooms and maximum acoustic quality

Largest multifunctional arena in Brno

Until now, Brno has not had access to a sporting and cultural arena capable of holding more than 10,000 visitors. ARENA BRNO will provide both a modern and comfortable environment for as many as 13,300 spectators, when you include the arena’s standing section on the floor level. The arena’s capacity for hockey games is 12,714 spectators. Food options, shops and other services will be at the disposal of visitors to the arena.

Capacity of Brno’s other arenas and sporting centres

  • DRFG Arena (former Starobrno Rondo Arena) ‒ 7,700 seats
  • Vodova City Halls ‒ 5,500 seats
  • Sport Hall Rosnicka ‒ 2,000 seats
  • Cosmopolitan Bobycentrum ‒ 2,850 seats
  • SONO Centrum ‒ 1,200 seats
  • BEC pavilion P ‒ 12,500 seats

Where is the arena located?


Výstaviště 405/1

Brno – Pisárky 60300

Public transportation

Bus no. 84 from the Zvonařka Bus Station to stop Výstaviště (direction toward Pisárky).Tram no. 1 from the Brno Main Railway Station to stop Výstaviště (direction toward Pisárky).

Bus and train

You will have no trouble making your way to the arena from other cities via train or bus. Travel time from cities such as Bratislava, Jihlava, Zlín and Olomouc is only 1 hour. Travel time is 2 hours from cities Vienna, Prague, Ostrava and Pardubice. Less than 3 hours from cities Budapest, Graz, Linz, Katowice and Kraków. Once in the city you can then take public transportation directly to the arena.


Simply take the nearby highway and other high-speed motorways that lead to Brno from Vienna, Prague or Ostrava. You can then park your car in the spacious, monitored car park in front of the entrance to the exhibition centre.

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