Putra World Trade Centre
The Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC; Malay: Pusat Dagangan Dunia Putra) is a convention and exhibition centre at, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The venue is sprawled over 1.70 million square feet with 235,000 square feet of exhibition space. 
|Putra World Trade Centre|
|Alternative names||Pusat Dagangan Dunia Keluarga Putra|
|Type||Offices and convention centre|
|Location||Jalan Tun Dr Ismail|
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
|Opening||26 September 1985|
|Management||Putrade Property Management Sdn Bhd|
|Floor area||1.70 million ft²|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Datuk Dr. Ikmal Hisham Albakri |
Construction commenced in 1981 and was completed in 1984. The building was officially opened on 26 September 1985. Before the PWTC, the area was the venue of the first and subsequent annual UMNO General Assemblies.
Location and accessEdit
PWTC is located in the Chow Kit/Jalan Putra ward in the north-western corner of downtown Kuala Lumpur. It is next to Jalan Putra's interchange with Jalan Tun Ismail and is within walking distance of several hotels such as the Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Putra Hotel, Dynasty Hotel Kuala Lumpur, and Sheraton Imperial Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The confluence of the Batu and Gombak Rivers is located right behind the convention centre.
The Sunway Putra Mall is connected to PWTC by a pedestrian bridge, which also links up the LRT and KTM Komuter stations and the aforementioned hotels.
PWTC lends its name to the PWTC LRT Station on the Ampang Line. It is also connected by a pedestrian bridge across Jalan Kuching to the Putra Komuter station which serves both the Batu Caves-Tampin Line and Tanjong Malim-Port Klang Line on the KTM Komuter network.
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