Rennes convention centre is the perfect venue for all kinds of events

Congres UNSA au Grand Auditorium
Couvent des Jacobins

Just 90 minutes from Paris, located in the heart of Rennes old town, within reach of over 4,000 hotel rooms, Le Couvent des Jacobins offers all the advantages of a 21st century conference centre, in a 14th century historic setting.

The Breton capital also boasts a privileged location, at under an hour from Nantes, Saint-Malo and the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel.
Certified ISO 20 121, the convention center and Destination Rennes Convention Bureau are part of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) approach alongside their partners in the territory, around the challenges of sustainable development.

Boasting two auditoriums, one seating 1000 people with dual acoustics (conference and concert) and the other seating 400, housed in the former church, the Couvent des Jacobins, rennes convention centre also offers 4,000m² of exhibition space, 25 committee rooms seating 40 to 400 dotted around the historic building and its modern extension.

Just five minutes from the station by metro, in the heart of a large pedestrianised area of the old town, the Couvent des Jacobins** is just a short walk from the unmissable places in Rennes**. Rennes is not just one of the best places to live, it is also one of the most innovative.

French Tech certified, the Breton capital demonstrates ingenuity in a host of fields. A pioneer in cutting-edge technology, its expertise expands to gastronomy, art, automotive industry, agri-food, sustainable development, new modes of transport, medicine and research.

It’s also an excellent city in which to study, start a business and work, with a long-standing tradition as an outward-looking and welcoming city.

Destination Rennes convention Bureau propose tailor-made solutions close to your project and has formalised a 35-commitment host contract, supported by the whole chain of private and public players, to support congress, seminars and conventions* candidate.


Sophie Grange, Head of Rennes convention Centre
Rennes Convention Bureau
+33 (0) 2 99 45 90 90