About Lyon France
Rhône-Alpes is the 2nd largest tourist destination in France, thanks to the dynamism of its economy – based in particular on scientific research and nanotechnology technopoles – and to the richness of its MICE offer:
– 145,000 hotel beds
– 30 convention and exhibition centers
– 12 office conventions (congress organizing offices
– 40 receptive agencies (DMC)
– 40 privatizable sites for ds parties, events, launch of products (eg castle)
– 30 activities providers (incentive, team buiding …).
Rhône-Alpes is also the 2nd largest university in France; The region trains 20% of the engineers in our country.
Each year, Rhône-Alpes hosts major world events: Pollutec or Biovision, G7 and G8 summits, scientific and medical symposiums, sporting events (Albertville 1992 Olympic Winter Games, Football World Cup In 1998, Rugby World Cup in 2007, World Ski Championships in Val d’Isère in 2009, Evian Masters of golf every year in July …
As the capital of gastronomy and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lyon is the second largest city in France after Paris in terms of exhibition space (120,000 m), and in particular has an ultra-modern amphitheater with 3200 seats. In addition to the international reference and reception infrastructures, the Rhône-Alpes region offers an exceptional range of natural, cultural and heritage attractions that are easily accessible.
Among the main business tourism destinations are Lyon of course (and its surroundings the Beaujolais and the Rhone Valley), as well as Annecy, Grenoble, Evian, Aix-les-Bains, Chamonix, Courchevel and Val d’Isère. .. Three times hosting the Winter Olympics and counting 160 stations, Rhône-Alpes is the largest ski area in the world, a privileged place for seminars and incentives. Finally, with 64 sites, Rhône-Alpes is the 2nd largest golf region in France.
Because every meeting is a motivational opportunity, Rhône-Alpes makes your event a unique experience.