Find out how your events can be outstanding both for you and your attendees
Lyon is great for events of all sizes:
An accessible city
Direct non-stops from all around Europe fly into Lyon International Airport (France’s 3rd Largest).
The UK has particularly good coverage: London Heathrow, Gatwick, Stanstead, Luton and Southend. Other cities include Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester. We have direct flights to Dubai with Emirates, Istanbul with Turkish Airlines and Montreal with Air Canada with new flights opening every year. Lyon is also a major TGV Hub (high speed train) with 26 round trip per day to the capital Paris (1h55m) and major cities in Europe. Eurostar has a service linking Lyon to London in just 4h10 mins.
A refreshing alternative
to some of the usual capital city and resort type destinations and is often more affordable. Very much a business and university orientated city, Lyon has thriving Bio Tech, Pharmaceuticals and IT sectors.
Our events infrastructure is among Europe’s most modern
Our purposely designed convention centre sports 3 Amphitheaters (300, 900 and 3000 seats), 26 break out rooms and 8000m2 of daylit pillar less exhibition space.
500 hotel rooms onsite and access to 17000 extra close by around the city allow for a turnkey solution for event professionals.
Major brands are present including Accor hotels, Marriott, Crowne Plaza and Radisson Blu.
Intercontinental is opening a 5 star luxury hotel in the heart of the city.
Our city has a true authentic French feel to it
Thanks to its 2000 year history Lyon is an attractive city with beautiful architecture (Florentine, Medieval and renaissance districts, Churches, Basilicas and a cathedral…) great restaurants (great for foodies) and lively nightlife.
Easy to get around, safe and sophisticated, Lyon is great also for pre and post event activities and active social programs.
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