Lyon Convention and Visitors Bureau

Convention center25,084 sq. m
Guest rooms16,399
Guest rooms at 1 hotel164 guest rooms
Special event venues6
Average room rate€200.00
Daily food cost€120.00
Occupancy rate
Tax rate19.6%

Why Choose Our Destination?

Find out how your events can be outstanding both for you and your attendees. Lyon, France’s second largest city and capital of Haute Cuisine and Gastronomy, is perfect for all events thanks to its ideal location in the heart of Europe, excellent hotel infrastructure and cutting-edge conventions facility. Beautifully designed by Renzo Piano, our Convention Centre is located in exceptional surroundings in the heart of the city renowned for its "art de vivre" and fascinating culture. The Lyon Convention Bureau provides free services for anyone with meetings, conventions or exhibitions in mind at any one of our many quality venues.

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Distance from Airport

  • Saint-Exupery airport

    28.97 km from City Center


Local Attractions

Convention Center

Convention Center
A totally modular surface area of 25 000 m2, which can welcome 19 000 people and benefi ts from natural daylight.) 3 amphitheatres (300, 900 and 3 000 places) An exhibition area of 8 400 m2 on a single level which can also welcome more than 7 000 people for cocktails or up to 6 000 people for a conference. 26 fully-equipped conference rooms 500 rooms on site 500 rooms at 10 min A large cultural and leisure complex: a Casino, a Modern Art Museum, a UGC cinema complex Luxury apartments and offices
Lyon, FR

Centre de congrès de l'espace tête d'or

Convention Center
Let’s share your success! The team of Espace Tête d’Or will assist you for all professional events, and make sure your requirements are met. L’Espace Tête d’Or offers : • A pleasant environment : In the city, next to the Tête d’Or park. • An easy access : 5 minutes from Part-Dieu high-speed train (TGV) station, linked to the motorway and to the Saint Exupéry Airport. • A multi-functional space and a welcoming environment for all types of events (congresses, exhibitions, meetings, cocktails…) 10 to 3000-person capacity. • Free private car park. It is therefore possible to have separate conference rooms (100 to 1,200 seats), catering rooms and exhibition rooms on the same level.
Lyon, FR


Convention Center
1st French exhibition centre outside Paris 120,000 sqm of adjoining covered halls 50,000 sqm of outdoor exhibition space 110 events per year (50 fairs and 60 corporate events) 1.2 million visitors per year 15 000 exhibitors 7 restaurants and 7 bars 13 000 car park spaces
Lyon, FR

La sucrière

Convention Center
Located at the docks in the new Lyon Confluence district, la Sucrière is THE CENTRE FOR ARTS AND EVENTS at the heart of Lyon. Built in the 1930s, this former warehouse was completely redeveloped and now offers a 6,000 m2 area dedicated to culture, contemporary art as well as festive and hospitality events. This unique venue may be privatised for your events: - Gala dinners: up to 2,000 guests - Cocktail parties: up to 3,000 guests - Conventions: up to 800 participants - Fashion shows, show rooms - Shows, evening events - Exhibitions, etc. La Sucrière offers a calendar of international exhibitions that can be reserved for private functions and hosts Lyon’s Biennial Contemporary Art Festival.
Lyon, FR

Halle Tony Garnier

Convention Center
Tony Garnier Hall, remarkably renovated in 2000, offers a unique environment for events with a European dimension. This fully modulable, flexible venue provides numerous technical facilities in avant-garde surroundings where historical origins have been preserved. A single space of 17,000 sqm, all on one level, offers the ideal conditions for prestigious events: concerts, shows, trade fairs, congresses, exhibitions, etc. The renown of Tony Garnier Hall has spread far beyond the Rhône-Alpes region, as each season’s rich programme of events demonstrates.
Lyon, FR 69007


Convention Center
Located in the heart of Lyon along the edge of the river Saône, L’Embarcadère proposes 700 m² of event space bathed in natural daylight. Our services include the provision of the furniture as well as suitable technical equipment for all of your professional events including meetings, colloquiums, workshops, congresses, road shows, exhibitions, fashion shows, corporate dinners and cocktail events, etc. from 20 to 550 people! Our sales and technical teams are well placed to advise you thanks to their experience and responsiveness. They will help you to design your event the way you want it. Situated just a 7-minute walk away from Perrache railway station, in the new Confluence district, you will find plenty of parking in the immediate vicinity... We hope to see you shortly.
Lyon, FR

Chateau de Pizay

Convention Center
In the heart of the Beaujolais, Château de Pizay organizes gala evenings, seminars, and other prestigious events tailored to your requirements. Just an hour and a half from Paris by TGV high-speed train, 45 mn from Lyon, 10 mn from A6 motorway, Château de Pizay offers you 62 rooms, 8 meeting rooms from 8 to 250 guests. Quality catering services, outdoor swimming pool overlooking vineyards, tennis, outstanding 1000 sqm spa area, two-hundredyear old cellar, French-style garden designed by Le Nôtre… with all this to offer, Château de Pizay provides an ideal setting to work and relax.
Lyon, FR

Chateau de Montchat

Convention Center
Only 10 min from Lyon Part-Dieu railway station and 20 min from St Exupéry airport. On fine days meals are served on the terrace (120 covers). The function rooms are situated at ground level and on the 1st and 2nd floors and are all air-conditioned and independent, with views of the grounds. There are 65 free parking spaces, 25 of which are in a covered garage on the ground floor with a surface area of 500 sqm, which can also be used as an exhibition hall.
Lyon, FR


Additional Information

What is the Lyon Exhibition and Convention Bureau? Impartial and free of charge, the role of the Lyon exhibition and Convention Bureau is to help you plan your project from its inception phase through to completion. You have an event to organize, a symposium, a seminar, a company convention or a trade fair? The vocation of Lyon Exhibition and Convention Bureau is to : • Inform you and advise you on what the destination has to offer, • Guide you as to the best service providers for the type of event you wish to organize, • Draw up the full specifications for your event, • Prepare and send out a call for tender to the service providers who are members of the Lyon • Tourism & Conventions network, • Put you in touch with the local authorities and stakeholders who work in your line of business, • And organize and finance the inspection visits. And more specifically within the scope of a convention, we will help you: • Fill in the application file (wording and publication) in English or in French, • Present and support your application before the decision-making committee. The Exhibition and Convention Bureau provides event organisers with several useful tools and resources : • the «Pack 1500» for association conferences with more than 1500 participants, offering a number of free services (free transportation for participants, free evening venue,etc), • the Charte Hôtel (Hotel Charter), which makes it possible to harmonise the range of hotel services proposed, • ExpoBooster a system for helping you to design and create professional trade shows, • Assistance in hosting trade fairs, An improved hosting service for visitors and exhibitors, • Onlylyon + which enables you to benefit from a special welcome and numerous reductions in Lyon’s shops and tourist attractions.