Rendez-vous with Destination Rennes, for your events !
GET A HEAD START IN RENNES!
Le Couvent des Jacobins, Rennes Convention centre opened in January 2018.
Rennes is connected to the heart of Europe, just 1h30 from Paris by high-speed TGV train with over 20 trains a day and 1 hour from Paris - Charles de Gaulle airport by plane. It is also in an excellent location less than an hour from Saint-Malo and the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel.
Rennes is the capital of Brittany with the DNA of a major influential city. As a major magnet for business, an expanding higher education and research centre and influential cultural destination, it offers exceptional quality of life.
Rennes is the driving force of the Breton economy. It is a hotbed of research with outstanding digital, health, food processing, environmental and production engineering sectors.
Rennes is famed for its quality of life, packed cultural calendar, diverse heritage, contemporary art and buzzing student life
THE CONVENTION BUREAU: SERVICES TAILORED CLOSELY TO YOUR PROJECT REQUIREMENTS
Our role: to advise, guide and provide contacts (with venues or services that suit your specifications)
Our commitment: listening, responsiveness and quality (options and quotes provided for various venues)
Our advantage: a hosting contract with 35 commitments to optimise application procedures
Couvent des Jacobins, Rennes Métropole convention centre: in the city centre 3 minutes from the station by metro in a historic 14th century building. A 1000-seat auditorium, a 300-seat auditorium located in the old church, a flat-floor venue with 600m2/4000m2 of modular space.s.
Destination Rennes has formalised a hosting contract with 35 commitments compiled by whole range of private and public stakeholders in Rennes to support applications for conferences, symposia and conventions.
The website www.rennes-congres.fr provides details of all venues, caterers, events companies, digital companies, etc. Organisers can use a search engine to select a venue for their project based on the size and type of event they are organising.
POINTS OF INTEREST
The Parliament of Brittany and historic centre of Rennes with its timber-framed houses
Numerous festivals throughout the year: Trans Musicales, Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Mythos, Maintenant, etc.
Saint-Malo and the Mont-Saint-Michel are close by for half-day or day trips
Hotels of all standards are available in Rennes. Over 4000 rooms, from small friendly hotels to 5-star establishments, including 2100 rooms rated 3, 4 and 5-star. Destination Rennes offers a central hotel booking service.
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By train: 1h25 from Paris - 56 trains per day
2h47 from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
3h53 from Lille
3h51 from Lyon
1 hour 30 mins from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
Daily direct flights from major French and European cities.
1 hour 30 mins from major European cities