AttractionsVenue refresh includes a go-kart track, badminton facilities, food village and a Covid care facility.

A versatile Singapore Expo remodels yet again

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Multi-function Singapore Expo is now a new social and foodie playground.
Multi-function Singapore Expo is now a new social and foodie playground.

Think an expo is all about mega meetings and conventions? Not any longer at the Singapore Expo, which has transformed itself into a new social and foodie playground amid flagging demand for physical events.

The Singapore Expo & Max Atria, which offers more than 123,000 sqm of space will soon see its surrounding carpark space transformed into Singapore's largest outdoor go-kart track and biggest indoor badminton hall, and a new food village by Timbre+.

Spanning 750m and 16 corners around the expo's under-utilised carpark, the go-kart track's operations is managed by KF1, the same team in charge the Lion City's Formula 1 night race.

KF1 is also the operator for the new badminton hall with 20 courts.

Dining wise, visitors can look out for the 800-seater hipster food park Timbre+, which will be opening a foodcourt near halls 4 to 6.

Most recently, [email protected] — a pilot short-stay facility launched at the Singapore Expo earlier this year to exempt business travellers from quarantine — has also been turned into a community care facility with 660 rooms.

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