Why São Paulo? 
Elisabete Sorrentino, International Events Director of São Paulo Convention & Visitors Bureau (SPCVB)
Did you know that ...
+ São Paulo has 90,000 events per year. One event every six minutes?
+ São Paulo's share in the national fair market is 72 percent?
+ São Paulo stands for USD 1.4 billion Business transactions per year?
Where to meet?
The total area for events comprises 2,540,000 sqm: Pavilions (78%), Convention Centers (15%), spaces in hotels (5%), others (2%). Among the venues are the Anhembi Parque, Transamérica Expo Center, Expo Center Norte, Imigrantes Expo, Sheraton WTC and the Renaissance, Tivoli.
Where to stay?
Number of hotels: 42,000 hotel rooms - 410 hotels. The most famous international brands such as: Accor, Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental (IHG), Quality, Radisson, Go Inn, Sleep Inn, Clarion, and also national brands such as Blue Tree and Estanplaza.
How to get there?
There are thousands of ways to reach São Paulo. We have:
+ 3 airports
+ 40 airline companies operating international direct flights
+ 3 bus terminals
+ 33,000 taxis
+ 15,000 city buses
Do you offer any special services/assistance for associations?
Yes, we do. We assist associations by helping them to find venues or suppliers, giving information about Sao Paulo, connecting them with Brazilian associations, organizing site inspections, providing bid books when necessary and so on.
Whom to contact?
Elisabete Sorrentino, International Events Director SPCVB at elisabete@visitesaopaulo.com.
The São Paulo Convention & Visitors Bureau (SPCVB) aims to increase the flow of visitors and their length of stay in the city, and to provide destination partners. It assists with the promotion of national and international events, and carries out projects capable of improving the quality of care provided for both business and leisure visitors.w w w. visitesaopaulo. com
The Photo of São Paulo is courtesy of SPCVB, André Stefano.