Why Monaco? 
Laurence Papouchado, Deputy Director of Monaco Convention Bureau
Did you know?
+ Need a venue? We offer you a country nestled in the heart of Europe, less than two hours by air from all major European cities.
+ Destination offering both glamour and knowledge, Monaco is a hard working "city-nation" and a highly diversified economic platform. The leading business sectors are healthcare, banking and finance, high tech, tourism, international trade, shipping and real estate.
+ With a calendar of more than 500 business events per year, Monaco is strengthening its position as a destination for events. Prices are reasonable in this safe state, the climate is sunny even in winter and the Principality's image is strong and dynamic.
Where to meet?
As the convention bureau we work with the convention venues as well as with the convention hotels.
+ Our flagship venue is the Grimaldi Forum. It is ideally located and built on the sea front and just a few minutes walk from the finest hotels. The Grimaldi Forum is one of the first European convention centres with environmental certification. With its 35,000 sp m/376,737 sq ft of usable floor space, it hosts all types of professional events: meetings, congresses, conventions, product launches, trade fairs and exhibitions for up to 3000 people. The Grimaldi Forum has gained international recognition from the industry for the quality and adaptability of its infrastructures and the professionalism of its staff, making it without doubt the ideal setting for your next event, offering unique character.
+ We have other conference venues in 4 different hotels to host events from board meetings to bigger ones from 50 to 400 people. Monte-Carlo Bay, Méridien Beach Plaza, Fairmont and Novotel, they all are renewed regularly to keep up with the required international standards.
Where to stay?
As a business destination, Monaco has excellent hotel facilities, which offer altogether 2,500 rooms, with a real tradition of welcome and customer service.
A range of 2 to 5 star hotels:
2 star hotels: 26 rooms
3 star hotels: 450 rooms
4 star hotels: 1389 rooms
5 star hotels: 635 rooms
How to get there?
Nice Côte d'Azur international airport, France's 2nd busiest airport with over 11 million passengers per year, links the Principality of Monaco to over 100 destinations around the globe. 70 flights per day connect with Europe's main hubs.
Helicopter: Monacair, every 30 minutes there are regular flights between Nice airport and Monaco heliport in 7 minutes
Bus express in 25 minutes from the airport to your hotel in Monaco.
Do you offer any special services/assistance for associations?
Based on inseparable cooperation with the local hospitality industry, the Monaco Convention Bureau has a dedicated team and is the one stop shop to open all doors within the Principality. With our expertise in the business events industry, we work closely with associations to achieve an event beyond expectations.
Monaco Convention Bureau is a department of the Monaco's Government Tourist and Convention Authority and therefore with its hotel partners, venues and agencies facilitates the organisation of your event and proposes a competitive offer with solutions tailored to your association needs, guaranteeing excellent value for money, especially from November to March.
Whom to contact?
Monaco convention bureau
Mrs Laurence Papouchado
Deputy Director Monaco Convention Bureau
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