Why Choose Our Destination?
Named by the New York Times as one of the top 45 places to go in 2012, Montpellier is more than ever a prime destination to organize professional events! Each year, Montpellier hosts over 500 professional events – representing some 1.5 million attendees, exhibitors, and visitors attracted by the destination and the numerous exceptional venues dedicated to business tourism along the road to the beaches. Modern, dynamic, refined and centrally located in southern Europe, Montpellier is more than ever the ideal destination to create exceptional events. Why choose Montpellier for business ? Montpellier is the very definition of the Mediterranean city. With its rich historical heritage and idyllic location just a few kilometers from the sea, Montpellier is a key International city for business tourism, in particular thanks to world-class facilities such as the Corum conference center, one of the rare major venues set in a downtown area, the Arena-Park & Suites, the new multi-purpose arena able to hold up to 15,000 people (2nd largest downtown facility in France), the Zenith Sud and Parc des Expositions, each service of Enjoy Montpellier structure. Considered as one of the top 5 French cities in organizing congresses and international exhibitions, Montpellier offers meeting facilities and accommodation up to 5.000 people, from high top quality hotels (several new 4-star hotels open in 2011 and 2012), to residences /bed & breakfast. With its International airport, railway station in the city centre (3h15 from Paris), its direct access to the main European motorways, and its 4 urban tramway lines (the 2 new ones designed by Christian Lacroix !), nothing is easier than coming to Montpellier !