It was built by the Jiangsu Provincial Construction Group Company and features an amphitheatre as well as meeting rooms.
RNZI reports the dining/reception hall seats up to 600 guests and is adjoined by a full-service commercial kitchen.
Work on the site was delayed by half a year because of the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam last year.
The convention centre in Vanuatu's capital, Port Vila. The US$16 million building was funded by China. Photo: RNZI / Jamie Tahana