Paris Convention Bureau


Paris welcomes you! Choose the French capital for your corporate events and congresses!

Olympic city, City of Light, city of pleasure, city of business, city of culture... Paris is always renewing itself to offer the best to visitors. Whether you wish to organize an upscale incentive or a major convention, a congress for researchers or a business meeting, a trade show or an exclusive visit, Paris is able to unite all its talents and meet your expectations. To be ready for the Olympic Games in 2024 and maintain its position as a world leader in the MICE industry, the destination is expanding and improving accessibility, and its finest sites are opening their doors to the events sector, combining innovation and history.

A connected and accessible city

  • 3 international airports

  • Less than 3 hrs away from most European capitals

  • One of the most comprehensive transportation network in the wold

A business destination

  • 1st European economic hub, 3rd global hub for companies according to Fortune 500

  • 8,000 start-ups, 8 competivity clusters, €20 billion in annual spend in R&D

  • 400 trade shows welcome 9 million visitors each year, more than 1,000 congresses each year – in 2018 and 2019, Paris was the global leader for international congresses (ICCA ranking)

  • 17 congress centres, including the Paris Convention Centre - the largest in Europe

An extensive hotel supply

1* 2* 3* 4* 5* TOTAL
NUMBER OF HOTELS 25 253 794 481 95 1648
NUMBER OF ROOMS 787 14 064 41 232 40 300 8 953 105 336

Apartment hotels: 202 establishments and 15,085 apartments

Accommodation for young people:

56 establishments and 9,310 beds

Discover the 2020 edition of the Meeting in Paris guide!

Published by the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Meeting in Paris guide is the essential tool for event planners. Discover more than 700 professionals, a calendar of key events in Paris, a list of invaluable media and services, and the reasons why you should choose the French capital!

Download your copy HERE


Frédérique Giraud
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