Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, Perhaps Boston can be best described as a welcome contradiction: Hip alongside historic. Skyscrapers surround parks. Gourmet meets pizza. Famous for its hospitality and friendly spirit, Greater Boston is one of the premier meeting destinations in the United States. Known as the “Athens of America,” Boston’s renowned medical and educational institutions have helped to make it an international center of learning and intellectualism. Boston Massachusetts has a thriving economy, history and charm which make it ideal for both business and pleasure. Each year, it welcomes over 18 million visitors, convention delegates and business travelers.
The Greater Boston area is home to 3.7 million people, and nearly 18 million visitors explore the city annually. The area has over 35 hospitals and more than 60 colleges and universities, which make it a fantastic base for some of the country’s best guest speakers.