Quezon City, Philipines Meeting Planning Overview
Nicknamed the City of the Stars, Quezon City is located in the Philippines' National Capital Region in Metro Manilla. The largest stand-alone MICE venues in Quezon City are the indoor sports arena Smart Araneta (also known as the Big Dome), which can host large-scale events for up to 16,000 persons; and the multi-purpose Quezon Convention Center, which can accommodate up to 7,000 persons.
MICE hotels in Quezon City include the 263-room Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, which has a ballroom for 1,500 and 15 meeting rooms ideal for smaller groups. The 66-room Sulo Riviera Hotel's function rooms can host up to 550 persons. The 207-unit Imperial Palace Suites has six function halls, the largest accommodating up to 500 persons. The 138-room Eastwood Richmonde Hotel accommodates 450 persons in its 325-square-meter grand ballroom.
A half-day sightseeing tour of Quezon City can feature stops at the Mabuhay Rotunda, Quezon Memorial Circle, and 400-year-old Santo Domingo and San Pedro Bautista churches. An ideal group outing for both participants and spouses is to the peaceful Burdeos Island, which is known for its white-sand beaches, mangrove forests, and waterfalls. Team activities here can include boating and beach volleyball.