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The Top 100 Event Venues in Europe

Kaitlyn Tatulli |

Crumpled paper and traveling around the worldWith so many wonderful countries, cities, and venues across the globe to choose from, it can be overwhelming for planners to decide where to host their next meeting or event. How do you pick a venue that  will fit all of your attendees' needs (and your own) without breaking the budget?  

 

To help planners avoid hours of research, we've created this guide to the top-rated 10 meeting and event cities in Europe. We've selected these cities and venues based on a variety of qualities that are important to planners like capacity, amenities, uniqueness, proximity to local attractions, and more. Let this guide be your ticket into creating your next unique meeting or event.

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Frankfurt

  • Country: Germany
  • Population: 746,878

Frankfurt, Germany

One of Europe’s leading business centers for production, trading, and research, Frankfurt houses over 5 million business professionals. Because Frankfurt is located in the center of Europe, passengers from over 260 destinations in 100 countries land in Frankfurt daily, making the city an ideal location for meetings and events. Check out the top venues for your next meeting and event, as well as our top things to do in Frankfurt.

The Squaire

Conveniently located at Frankfurt’s International Airport fifteen minutes from downtown Frankfurt, Frankfurt’s Convention Center is an ideal location for meetings and events. Not only does the Squaire, feature over 1,037,641 sq. ft of meeting and event space, the Center was built with a New Work City concept, meaning the Squaire is like a city under one roof. In addition to its meeting space, the Squaire contains two Hilton hotel: Hilton Frankfurt Airport (249 guest rooms) and Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport (334 guest rooms). Both hotels also have meeting and event space of their own. The Hilton Frankfurt Airport has the “Globe” ballroom (570 people) and 10 conference rooms, while the Hilton Garden Inn features 3 conference rooms.But that’s not all. The Squaire also has over 21 restaurants and shops attendees can visit in-between meetings. At the Squaire your guests will be a short walk from your meeting or event, authentic restaurants, and their hotel.

The Aircraft

Winner of the Berlin Coveted Location Award, the Aircraft at Burghof offers guests a truly unique experience. Located on the pond of the historic castle Hayn in Dreieichenhain, the Aircraft is a plane redesigned as an event space. The Aircraft features three spaces for meetings and events: the Cabin (100-180 people), the Captain’s Lounge Bar and Terrace (80 people), and the Wings (80 people). The venue still features original parts from the aircraft like the turbines, propellers, aircraft seats, and windows. Let time fly by at your next meeting or event by choosing the Aircraft.

The Aircraft venue in Frankfurt, GermanyPhoto Credit: The Aircraft

Dinner in the Sky

Looking for an out-of-this-world experience that your guests will never forget? Then Dinner in the Sky is for you. The award-winning event platform features a 22-person table that is lifted into the sky using a 120-ton crane. Floating above your chosen location, your guests can enjoy your meeting, product presentation, and more. Reach new heights at your next meeting or event with Dinner in the Sky.

Städel Museum

Renowned for its collection of international artists work, like Monet, Vermeer, Rembrandt, Picasso, the Städel Museum also acts as a meeting and event space. The Städel features Metzler Foyer and the Metzler Hall, which can hold 400 guests, and the Städel Garden, which can accommodate 1,500 guests. However, due to its popularity, only partners, patrons, and sponsors can hold meetings or events at the Städel.

Chamäleon

Flexible and adaptable like a chameleon, the Chamäleon is one of Frankfurt’s largest indoor and outdoor venues, accommodating up to 2,000 guests. Located on Chamäleon Beach the Chamäleon features four meeting and event spaces: Hall 1 (800 guests), Hall 2 (1,000 guests), Club Tent (10,764 sq. ft), and the Beach Tent (2,368 sq. ft). The Chamäleon also offers specific packages: wedding, holiday party, conference & framework program, product presentation, gala dinner, employee fest, and a summer festival. 

The Chamaleon venue in Frankfurt, GermanyPhoto Credit: The Chamäleon

Villa Kennedy

Located in central Frankfurt ten minutes from the Frankfurt International Airport, Villa Kennedy offers Neo-Gothic architecture meeting and event space. Villa Kennedy, named after President John F Kennedy when he visited in 1963, features a 3,509 sq. ft Ballroom (60-350 guests), two historic rooms, Salon Ludwig Erhard (29-70 guests) and Salon Walter Kolb (14 guests), five Salons (12-130 guests), which can also be made into two larger spaces, a balcony (60 guests), and garden space (7,534 sq. ft). Villa Kennedy is also an elegant hotel that features 163 guest rooms, a spa, pool, an award-winning restaurant, Gusto, and bars. Make your next meeting or event presidential, by hosting it at the Villa Kennedy.

Commerzbank Arena

Formerly the Frankfurt Waldstadion, the Commerzbank-Arena is a newly renovated football (soccer) stadium with a Business Center for meeting and events. The Commerzbank-Arena features four levels of meeting and event space three Business Lounges (39-384), four Executive Lounges (19-304), two Sky Lounges (14-72), the Press Conference room (60-120), and the Welcome Zone (150-500). In addition, the Arena offers 83 private boxes, which hold 6 to 22 guests with views of the soccer field. Immerse your guests in Germany’s sporting history by hosting your next event at the Commerzbank-Arena.

Frankfurt Alte Oper Regus

Located at the Old Opera center, the Frankfurt Alte Oper Regus is a space dedicated to meetings. Planners can choose from four different types of office space: window office, interior office (lowest price), office suite, and co-working space. Planners pay an all-inclusive price for the chosen space, which includes access to free Wi-Fi, phones, utilities, customizable layouts, staffed reception, and more. Frankfurt Alte Oper Regus is also surrounded by some of Frankfurt’s best shops and is only located 20 minutes from the International airport.

The Frankfurt Alte Oper Regus in Frankfurt, GermanyPhoto Credit: Frankfurt Regus

Burg Frankenstein

Renowned as being the location that inspired Mary Shelley to write her novel, Frankenstein, the New Prometheus, Burg Frankenstein is a historic castle that sits on 1,214 ft spur. In addition to being a popular restaurant and tourist location, the Burg Frankenstein also serves as a popular meeting and event space. Burg Frankenstein features three spaces: the Restaurant at Burg Frankenstein (90 guests) the Odenwald room (50-100 guests), and the Arbogaststube (22 guests). Enchant your guests with the medieval castle’s views, history, and myths by hosting your next meeting or event at the Burg Frankenstein.

Roomers

Looking for an intimate location to hold an exclusive meeting, intimate, cocktail hour, or meet-and-greet? Then Roomers is for you. Designed to reflect the city of Frankfurt and its culture, the hotel features four venues: Gossip (30-40 people), Rumor (12-25 people), Buzz (12-25 people), and Skylounge (40 people). Each meeting space also has a balcony overlooking the Frankfurt skyline, which can be utilized. In addition to Rommers’ meeting and event space, the hotel offers 116 guest rooms, an award-winning bar, a restaurant, and an innovative spa. By hosting your meeting or event at Rommers, not only will your guests experience intimacy, they will experience the Frankfurt culture.

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Lisbon

  • Country: Portugal
  • Population: 504,718
Lisbon, Portugal 

Spanning across 7 hills located on the Tagus river, Lisbon blends its tradition, intricate architecture, and history with modernism to provide you and your attendees with an ideal location for your meeting and events. Lisbon is bustling with historic monuments, like St. George’s Castle, museums, music, nightlife, and more. With so much to do and see all with beautiful year-round weather, who wouldn’t want to host their next meeting or event in this spectacular city. Check out the top venues for your next meeting and event, as well as our top things to do in Lisbon.

Pestana Palace Lisboa

Want to host your next meeting or event in a renovated 19th-century palace? Then Pestana Palace Lisboa is for you! Known as one of the “Leading Hotels of the World” due to their expectational service, the Palace features 177, 5-star guest rooms, two pools, and a spa. For meeting and event space, the Palace offers a Meetings and Incentives space (12,917 sq. ft), 21 conference rooms, 15 halls, gardens, lounges, and stables. No matter what space you pick, the Pestana Palace Lisboa will ensure your event is nothing short of noble. 

O Flat

A venue specialized for meetings and events, the O Flat is a contemporary 4-story house that can be customized to fit your company or brand. The O Flat features several different venue spaces like a bar, terrace with views of the Abril Bridge and city, a dining room, and more that can accommodate up to 150 guests. The O Flat offers bar and catering service so you can focus on what really matters—connecting with your guests.

O FlatPhoto Credit: O Flat

Lisbon Zoo

Show off your meetings or event’s wild side by hosting at the Lisbon Zoo. For more than 130 years the Zoo has housed over 2,000 animals from around the word and 300 mostly engaged species. The Zoo now offers planners five venue spaces: the Auditorium (96 guests), the Avenida (15,069 sq. ft), the Philharmonic square (12,271 sq. ft), the Party room (500 guests), and an Outdoor Theater (3,488 sq. ft). The Zoo also offers specialized team building packages where attendees can discover many of the Zoo’s animals.

Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon

Conveniently located in the center of Lisbon’s historic district, the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz offers planners 282 guest rooms in addition to 42,057 sq. ft of meeting and event space. The Hotel features the Pedro Leitao Ballroom, two terraces, the Varanda restaurant, and more. Want to truly give your attendees an experience they’ll never forget? Host your meeting or event at the Convento do Carmo, a 14th-century ruin near to Hotel, where the Four Seasons will serve an al-fresco dinner. Whether you choose to host your meeting or event inside one of the 20 onsite rooms or one of the 9 off-site locations, the Four Seasons Hotel will ensure your event is iconic.

Estufa Fria Municipal Green Houses

One of the most renown parks in Lisbon, the Greenhouse is a living museum and venue space. The Greenhouse offers planners over 8,612 sq. ft of flexible space, ideal for conferences, weddings, receptions, presentations, and more. Your attendees will enjoy being surrounded by hundreds of plant specifics, pools, and waterfalls. 

greenhousePhoto Credit: Go Discover Portugal

Oceanario

Voted the world’s best aquarium, Oceanario is more than just an aquarium. Oceanario offers planners two meeting rooms: the Sophia de Mello Breyner Room (70-250 guests) and the VIP Room (20-50 guests), in addition to the Mar da Palha Auditorium (117 guests). With views of the River Tagus, and corporate visit packages, where your attendees will receive a guided tour of the aquarium, why wouldn’t you want to host your next meeting or event at the Oceanario? 

Gremio Literario

Founded in 1846, Gremio Literario is a small palace located in the heart of Lisbon. The palace offers planners over 10 unique indoor venues that can accommodate approximately 50 to 200 people in addition to a veranda and garden. The venue spaces feature stained glass windows, canvas and ceiling paintings, and more. No matter what space you choose to hold your event, Gremio Literario will ensure it is fit for royalty.

Convento do Beato

Looking for a versatile space to host your next meeting or event? Then Convento do Beato is for you! Located five minutes from the airport in Lisbon’s historic district, the Convento do Beato is a 15th-century building that offers planners 11 rooms that can accommodate 100 to 2,500 guests. One of the Convento’s most popular venue is the Cloister, which features Portuguese colored marble and uninhibited space. With a rich history and an array of venue options, no wonder why Convento do Beato has hosted some of the most renown events, Microsoft’s International Gala, Lexus’ International Launch Dinner, and more. 

convento do beatoPhoto Credit: Convento do Beato

Casa do Alentejo

Located in the center of Lisbon’s historical district, Casa do Alentejo is an ideal location for your next meeting or event. Casa do Alentejo offers two halls, one decorated in a Louis XVI style and the other with a neo-renaissance design. The Halls can hold up between 180 to 250 guests or be combined to hold 400 guests. Casa do Alentejo also offers planners an Arab courtyard, which is recommended for cocktails or intimate receptions. Immerse your guests in Lisbon’s history by hosting your next meeting or event in the historic Casa do Alentejo.

Dom Pedro Lisboa

Voted the “Best Corporate Hotel”, the Dom Pedro Lisboa offers planners 15,070 sq. ft of dedicated meeting and event space. In addition to the venue space, the hotel features 262 guest rooms, a spa, a fitness center, and an Italian restaurant. If your guests want to explore the city, the hotel is conveniently located within walking distance from some of Lisbon’s most popular attractions, like the Alfama, Bairro Alto, and more. 

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Dubrovnik

  • Country: Croatia
  • Population: 42,615
Dubrovnik, Croatia

With crystal blue water, mystical mountains, pebble beaches, massive stone fortresses, historic palaces, and Gothic, Baroque, and Renaissance churches, it’s understandable why Dubrovnik is one of the most popular cities in the world. Because of all the unique, historical monuments and venues in Dubrovnik, the city has not only been named a World Heritage Site but was also where Game of Throne’s chose to film King’s Landing. It’s no wonder that the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, with all its diversity and vibrancy has become one of the most sought-after cities for meetings and events. Check out the top venues for your next meeting and event, as well as our top things to do in Dubrovnik.

Park Orsula

If you’re looking for an open-air venue with views that will stun your attendees, then Dubrovnik’s Park Orsula is the place for you. Since its opening in the summer of 2012, Park Orsula has been the venue for big live events, like concerts, weddings, product launches and more. With a walking path from town, planners can host their events at the amphitheater for up to 350 guests. If the views of Dubrovnik’s Old Town and the Sea weren’t enough, your attendees can also explore the remains of St. Ursula’s medieval 14th-century chapel and the snack bar.

Klarisa

Host your next meeting or event at one of Dubrovnik’s top restaurant’s, Klarisa, located in the historical heart of the city. Thanks to the large courtyard and dining room, Klarisa can transform into a conference center just for you! You can choose from a variety of setups and dining menus or work with their award-winning culinary and event team to customize your entire event. By hosting your event at Klarisa, you’ll give your attendees the experience of uniqueness, charm, and the opportunity to taste true Dubrovnik Mediterranean cuisine.

Klarisa Venue in Dubrovnik, CroatiaPhoto Credit: Klarisa

Sponza Palace

Give your guests the royal treatment by hosting your next meeting or event in the Sponza Palace. Built in the 16th century, the Sponza is regarded as one of Dubrovnik’s most elegant venue spaces in all of the city. Planners can host 80-120 guests in the atrium or the arched gallery, which both feature beautiful Gothic windows and Renaissance architecture. In between or after your event, your guests can explore the two museums t housed in the Palace: Dubrovnik’s State Archives and the Dubrovnik Defenders Museum. With so much history and beautiful architecture, no wonder why the Sponza Palace is one of Dubrovnik’s most popular venue spaces.

Sun Gardens

If you’re looking for remarkable venue space and 5-star hotel accommodations for your guests, then the Sun Gardens hotel is for you! Located in Dubrovnik on the Adriatic Sea, the Sun Gardens offers planners over 19,376 sq. ft of meeting and event space. Some of the most renown venue spaces on the property are the outdoor covered with views of the Sea, the 1,000-person Ballroom, and the bright and airy Windroses rooms. Planners can also choose from one of the many add-ons like, sailing in a historical galleon, an authentic Dalmatian dinner, cruises around the Elaphite Archipelago, among others, to enhance their events. In addition to its meeting and event offerings, the Hotel features 408 guest rooms, a spa, sports center, rooftop terrace, restaurant, outdoor pools, a private beach, and more.

Franciscan Monastery

Mix history and modernity by hosting your event at Dubrovnik’s Franciscan’s Monastery. Located within the city’s walls, this Monastery is known as being the third-oldest active pharmacy in Europe, a 14th-century cloister, and a museum. Planners have the opportunity to host their next meeting or event in this Monastery. Up to 200 guests can enjoy the views of the orange trees from the garden, the beautiful columns, the paintings, manuscripts, tomes, and other valuable artifacts. Your guests will be nothing sort of amazed if you host your event at Dubrovnik’s Franciscan’s Monastery.

Franciscan’s Monastery Venue in Dubrovnik, CroatiaPhoto Credit: inTours

Hotel Dubrovnik Palace

Located between the Adriatic Sea and a pine forest, Hotel Dubrovnik Palace not only offers guests 308 guest rooms each with views of the sea, but also offers five-star amenities and multi-award-winning venue space. Planners can choose from 11 conference rooms capable of holding 10 to 1,000 guests and outdoor venue. The largest venue room is the Mare, which boasts coast views and premium technical equipment. With beautiful venue space, world-class dining, an energy clinic spa, and more, hosting your next meeting or event at the Palace will be nothing short of perfect.

Fortress Lovijenac

Located outside the western wall of Dubrovnik, Fortress Lovijenac was built between 1018 and 1038, 37 meters above the sea. Today, Lovijenac acts as a theater and event space. With 180 panoramic sea views, Fortress Lovijenac offers planners space open-air space for 50 to 200 guests. Since the Fortress was built before elevators, guests will have to walk up 150 cobblestone steps to reach the top of the Fortress, but once they do, they will be met with breathtaking views. If you’re looking for a truly unique venue that your guests will never forget, then Fortress Lovijenac is for you!

Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik

Formerly the Banac Mansion, the Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik boasts a permanent collection of modern artworks, specifically works from Croatian painter, Vlaho Bukovac. The four-floor museum also acts as venue space and offers planners nine rooms of exhibition space in addition to outdoor space. Guests can enjoy panoramic views of the sea, the Old Town, the Island of Lokrum, and enjoy the neo-Renaissance, Gothic style architecture. With so much open space and beautiful views, the Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik is an ideal and popular venue spot for parties and weddings.

Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik Venue in Dubrovnik, CroatiaPhoto Credit: Ug Dubrovnik

Brautovic

Run by the Brautovic family for over 500 years, the Brautovic is a vineyard, garden to table tavern, and guesthouse, that has severed many visitors from all over the world. The Brautovic also offers planners venue space: the Tavern, the Wine Cellar, and the Oil Chamber. Up to 30 guests can enjoy some of the Tavern’s specialty meals—Peka, Raw and smoked fish, and Lavender cake—sample wine from the winery or some extra-virgin olive oil. Whether you choose to treat your guests to wine tastings, or meals from their staple menu, Brautovic is the perfect location for planners looking to host intimate events.

Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik

Winner of multiple awards, the Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik hotel is a premium business hotel, known for its marriage of modernity and nature. The Valamar offers planners 401 guest-rooms and 15 meeting halls, one of which hosts up to 1,200 guests, making it the largest conference facility in the area. In their spare time, your guests can lounge by one of the Hotel’s pools, play tennis, go to the spa, beach, or explore the surrounding old town of Dubrovnik. With so many recognitions and such great features, the Valamar Lacroma really is an ideal place to host your next meeting or event.

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Vienna

  • Country: Austria
  • Population: 1.889 million
Vienna, Austria

Home of Mozart and Sigmund Freud, Vienna is regarded as one of the world’s top music and cultural destinations. In fact, it’s this music and culture that has helped Vienna consistently rank the number one city for quality of living in the world. If the city’s composers, rich culture, and history weren’t enough, Vienna offers hundreds of unique venues, making it a top destination for meeting and event professionals. Check out the top venues for your next meeting and event, as well as our top things to do in Vienna.

Schoenbrunn Palace

Give your guest the experience of a lifetime by hosting your next meeting or event in Vienna’s most well-known building and number one attraction, the Schönbrunn. The old summer home of Habsburg rulers, the 1,441-room Schönbrunn is a historic and cultural landmark, in addition to an event and meeting space. Planners can choose to host their events inside one of the Palace’s six rooms (17-300 guests), in the Orangery Garden (400-600 guests), or the Apothekertrakt (10-260 guests). Whether you choose to host your event in one of the historic, ornate rooms, by the three historic foundations in the Orangery Garden, or in the green oasis of the Apothekertrakt, your guests’ experience will be nothing sort of extraordinary.

Musikverein

Located in the center of Vienna, Musikverein has been the concert hall for classical music for over 200 years. Now, planners can host their own event in this world-class venue. Musikverein features seven venue spaces: Großer Musikvereinssaal (1,700 guests), Brahms-Saal (590 guests), Gottfried-von-Einem-Saal, Glass Hall (350 guests), Metal Hall (120 guests), Stone Hall (70 guests), and Wodden Hall (50 guests). Perhaps the most popular venue for events is the Großer Musikvereinssaal. The large concert hallfeatures massive chandlers, gold molding, and unique acoustics that are known throughout the world. Whatever type of event you choose to hold, Musikverein will ensure the stage is set for your success.

Musikverein Venue in Vienna, AustriaPhoto Credit: Musikverein

Hotel Imperial

Help your guests feel like royalty, by hosting your next event at Hotel Imperial. Originally the home of Prince Phililpp of Wuerttemberg, Hotel Imperial now offers guests 138 guest-rooms furnished with imperial luxury, and planners 4,036 sq. ft of meeting and event space. One of the most sought-after rooms at the Imperial is Marble hall, which features marble columns, ornate décor, and a vaulted ceiling, making it an ideal venue for parties, dinners, cocktail hours, and more. Captivate your guests by making this exclusive and historic venue space yours!

Hofburg Conference Centre

If you’re looking for a large Vienna venue to host your meeting or event, then the Hofburg Conference Center is the place for you! Featuring modern glass architecture, Hofburg offers planners over 17,000 m2 of venue space spread across three floors. In addition to offering traditional meeting and conference rooms that can accommodate 50 to 4,9000 guests, the Hofburg’s top floor, the Rooftop Foyer, can combine the breathtaking views of Vienna’s Old Town with your event. With an onsite professional staff that has over 55 years of, state-of-the-art technology, and 44 venue rooms, the Hofburg can handle any event.

Palais Daun-Kinsky

Named Vienna’s “most elegant address”, the Palais Duan-Kinsky is the venue for special events, like product launches, award ceremonies, conferences, and more. The Palais Duan-Kinsky offers planners five venue spaces: Ovaler Festsaal (80-110 guests), Herrensalon (40-56 guests), Damensalon (30-40 guests), Gelber Salon (30-80 guests), and Empfangszimmer (40 guests). The Ovaler Festaal, regarded as the venue’s pièce de résistance, is the most sought-after space due to its ornate décor. But no matter what space you choose at the Palais Duan-Kinsky, your guests will feel nothing short of majestic.

Palais Daun-Kinsky Venue in Vienna, AustriaPhoto Credit: Palais

The Ritz Carlton, Vienna

Located on Vienna’s iconic Ring Boulevard, the Ritz Carlton combines 21st-century amenities with Vienna culture and luxury. In addition to offering five-star accommodations, like 202 guest rooms, a spa, fitness center, an indoor pool, and Vienna-inspired, award-winning dining, the Ritz Carlton also offers planners state-of-the-art venue space. Planners can choose from two boardrooms (guests), three breakout rooms (18-50), the Crystal Ballroom (240 guests), or the Atmosphere Rooftop Bar. With customized culinary menus, several meeting packages, and modern venue space, the Ritz Carlton is an ideal venue for your next meeting or event.

Cafè Residenz

If you’re looking for a unique, authentic Viennese venue to hold your smaller meeting or event, then Café Residenz is for you! Located in the left-wing of Schönbrunn’s courtyard, Café Residenz offers planners Viennese cuisine, pastries, coffee, and event space for up to 70 guests. If you want to add a little something “extra” to your event, Café Residenz has experiential packages, like “Dinner & Crime”, “Magic Royale”, among others. Give your guests a truly Viennese experience by hosting your next event at Café Residenz!

Wiener Stadthalle

Home to over 300 events every year, the Wiener Stadthalle is Austria’s premier event center. Wiener Stadthalle offers planners six halls that can be used separately or together to host events. The largest hall onsite is Hall D, Austria’s largest event venue, which can accommodate 16,000 guests and 100 tons of technological equipment, making it an ideal venue for conferences, fairs, trade shows, and more. Another popular hall at Wiener Stadthalle is Hall E. Also known as E-Box, the open layout space can host up to 1,200 guests and be staged to fit almost any type of layout. With so much venue space and over one million visitors per year, no wonder why the Wiener Stadthalle is one of Europe’s top 10 arena.

Wiener Stadthalle Venue in Vienna, AustriaPhoto Credit: Stadthalle

Feuerwhr Wagner

Looking for a venue outside of the typical hotel conference room? Then Feuerwehr Wagner is for you! This 300-year-old family owned, and operated vineyard not only serves delicious wines, but also offers planners venue space. Feuerwehr Wagner features five private rooms for planners to choose from that can host 70 to 300 guests. Your guests can enjoy wine from the family vineyard, and nibble on homemade foods, like the family’s famous finger foods and seasonal duck, dumpling, and mushroom specialties. Whatever room, wine pairing, or dish you choose, your guests will be sure to remember this authentic Austrian venue.

25hours Hotels

Walking distance from some of Vienna’s greatest attractions like the Natural History and Art Museums, 25hours Hotel is not only conveniently located in the cultural district of Vienna, it is also planners’ top meeting and event venues. 25hours Hotel offers 7 venue spaces: Freiraum 1 (25-60 guests), Freiraum II (15-50 guests), Freiraum III (15-45 guests), Wohnzimmer (200 guests), Kleiner Dachboden (12-50 guests), Dachboden (200 guests), and 1500 Foodmakers. The 25hours Hotel offers several packages and specializes in pop-up events, press conferences, product launches, album releases, photoshoots, among others. In addition to being a colorful, sought-after venue space, the Hotel offers 34 guest rooms and a restaurant, known for their pizza and pasta. Let 25hours Hotel inspire you and your guests, by hosting your next event in one of their creative venues!

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Barcelona

  • Country: Spain
  • Population: 5.515 million
Barcelona, Spain

Are you looking for a city that combines history, beautiful architecture, and sustainability with business? Then Barcelona is for you! With more than a century of meeting and event experience, dozens of monuments declared World Heritage Sites, 422 hotels, and an international airport eight miles from the city center, no wonder why business professionals are choosing Barcelona to host their next meetings and events. Check out the top venues for your next meeting and event, as well as our top things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona Convention Center (CCIB)

Designed specifically for sustainable meetings and events, and located on the water, the Barcelona Convention Center is an ideal venue. The CCIB features 39 rooms, which total over 1,076,391 sq. ft of meeting and event space. The most popular spaces include the 122,063 sq. ft Multipurpose Room and the Banquet Hall with views of the Mediterranean. If you’re looking to host a convention, tradeshow, or other large meeting or event, the CCIB is an ideal venue for you!

Llotja de Mar

Located in the historical center of Barcelona, Llotja de Mar is regarded as one of the most significant historical monuments and unique venue space in Barcelona. The 18th-century neoclassical building features eight venues. The most distinguished space in terms of architecture and history is the Contracts Hall. The Hall features 46-foot-high ceilings, was home to Barcelona’s first opera and poetry contest and can accommodate up to 710 guests. Whether you want to hold a large event in the Contracts Hall or the Courtyard, or a smaller meeting in the Lions room, Llotja de Mar will ensure your event is unique and elegant.

Llotja de MarPhoto Credit: Llotja de Mar

Hesperia Tower Hotel

Known as one of the tallest landmarks in Barcelona, the Hesperia Tower Hotel is conveniently located between the airport and Barcelona’s city center. In addition to 20 meeting rooms holding up to 5,000 guests, a 500-person auditorium, and a 1,800-person Great Hall, the hotel also features 280 guest rooms. The hotel also has two onsite restaurants, an indoor pool, spa, and more.

World Trade Center Barcelona (WTC)

Looking for a venue that has it all? Then WTC is for you! The circular structured building designed by Henry N. Cobb features 20 meeting and conference rooms, a 430-seat Auditorium, and rental offices. In-between your meeting or event, your guests can dine at one of the five in house restaurants, workout at the fitness center, or shop. WTC also features the 5-star hotel, the Grand Luxe Marina Hotel with 291 guest rooms. Host your next meeting or event in this venue that is more like a little city.

Casa Batlló

Located in the heart of Barcelona, Casa Batllo is not only a World Heritage site for its architecture but also a meeting and event space. Choose from three spaces: the Noble Floor, the Attic, and the Dragon Roof Terrace. Casa Batllo’s main floor, the Noble Floor features beautiful wood and glass work, and a courtyard. Designed by Antoni Gaudi specifically for events, the Noble Floor, the largest of the spaces, can accommodate up to 250 guests. No matter what space you choose, your meeting or event at the Casa Batllo will sure be one your guests won’t forget.

Casa BatlloPhoto Credit: Casa Batlló

Palau de la Musica Catalana

One of Barcelona’s most distinctive Art Nouveau buildings, the Palau De La Musica Orfeo Catala features unique meeting and event spaces. The most notable spaces include the Concert Hall (2,049 guests), Petit Palau (538 guests), Foyer (400 guests), Rehearsal Hall of the Orfeo Catala (120 guests), Lluis Millet Hall (100 guests), and the Palau Square (200 guests). In addition to these, the Palau De La Musica Orfeo Catala also offers a Second Floor Bar (100 guests) and the Basement Rehearsal Hall (80 guests). Surround your guests with fantastical colors, patterns, sculptures and more, by hosting your next meeting or event at the Palau De La Musica Orfeo Catala.

Palau de Congressos de Catalunya

Part of the 395-guest room hotel Rey Juan Carlos I, which has 24 meeting rooms of its own, the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya is a meeting and event planners dream. The venue offers 38-multifunctional meeting and event rooms, two auditoriums, 42,000 sq. ft of exhibition space, and 25,000 sq. ft of gardens. In addition to all the spaces, Palau de Congressos de Catalunya is located on the main financial and business street of Barcelona and within walking distance from some of the city’s best dining and attractions.

MNAC – Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

One of the most symbolic spaces in Barcelona, the Palau Nacional offers meeting and event planners seven unique venue spaces: Sala Oval, the Dome, the Foyer, the Terrace of the Museu Nacional, Sala Sert, Oleum restaurant, and the Rooftop. One of the most sought-after venues in Europe because of its size, the Sala Oval is the museum’s most highlighted space. Ideal for large events like award ceremonies presentations, galas, and more, the Sala Oval can hold up to 1,400 guests.

MNACPhoto Credit: Museu Nacional 

Gran Teatre del Liceu

Founded in 1847, Barcelona’s opera house, the Gran Teatre del Liceu is regarded as the cultural and art center of the city. Not only does this neo-classical building host operas, ballets, concerts and more, it also acts as a unique meeting and event space. The Gran Teatre del Liceu features four spaces: the Auditorium (2,286 guests), Mirror Hall (280), the Main Entrance (200 guests), and the Foyer (511 guests). A favorite among planners, the recently renovated Mirror Hall features allegorical paintings and mirrors, giving off a feeling of relaxation. No matter what space you choose, your guests are sure to remember a meeting or event held in such an elegant space.

gran teatre del liceuPhoto Credit: Liceu Barcelona

Mandarin Oriental

Within walking distance from the business district and some of Barcelona’s greatest attractions like Las Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter, Mandarin Oriental is an ideal venue for your next meeting or event. In addition to the 120-guest rooms, dining, and a spa, Mandarin Oriental features five rooms accommodating 9-350 guests. Perhaps the most notable space is either the Mimosa Garden (300 guests) or the Terrat (100 guests), the rooftop terrace. With five-star amenities, and modern, stylish venue space, no wonder Mandarin Oriental is one of Barcelona’s most loved hotels and venue spaces.

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Athens

  • Country: Greece
  • Population: 664,046
Athens, Greece

Known for its rich history, traditions, culture, dedication to the arts and sciences, historic infrastructure, and beautiful beaches, Athens offers so much for tourists to do and see. Since Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, great minds have been meeting and holding events in Athens. Why? Perhaps because Greece is conveniently located in the heart of the Mediterranean, allowing people from all over the world to easily visit. Today, Athens offers visitors a modern Athens International airport and hundreds of unique meeting and event venues. Check out the top venues for your next meeting and event, as well as our top things to do in Athens.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Boasting nine unique venues that can accommodate 20 to 20,000 guests, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is an ideal venue for you to host your next event. Some of the Center’s most noteworthy venues are the Lighthouse (90-400 guests) and the Stavros Niarchos Park. Located at the top of the Greek National Opera house, the Lighthouse features 360-degree views of Athens, the Acropolis, the Saronic Gulf, and Piraeus. If you’re looking for a bigger venue, then the Stavros Niarchos Park is for you. Occupying 85 percent of the Center’s land, the Park features playgrounds, vegetable garden, a Labyrinth, a Great Lawn, and more. No matter what size your meeting or event is, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center has the space for you!

Acropolis Museum

Rated the number one  things to do in Athens, the Acropolis Museum also acts as a meeting and event space. The Acropolis offers planners three venue spaces: the Restaurant (300-400 guests), the Auditorium (204 guests), and the Café. The Restaurant is perhaps the most popular space because it features panoramic views of Acropolis with indoor and outdoor space. All three venues can be combined with private tours so your guests can experience all of Athens rich history while at your event. By hosting at the Acropolis you’ll give your guests an experience they’ll never forget.

Acropolis Museum Venue in Athens, GreecePhoto Credit: Acropolis Museum

Philippos Hotel

Steps away from the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum, the Philippos is really one with Athens. In addition to being walking distance from the Acropolis, the metro station, the Odeon of Herodes theatre, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, and more, the Philippos alsooffers planners three meeting spaces, equipped with everything that you need. In between meetings, your guests can explore the city or take a nap in one of the 50 guest rooms. If that’s not enough, the Philippos has a sister hotel, the Herodion, located steps away, which offers two memorable restaurants. Give your guests the opportunity to explore, by hosting your next meeting at the Philippos Hotel.

Megaron Athens International Conference Center

Regarded as one of the most technologically advanced conference centers in all of Europe, the Megaron offers planners four indoor auditoriums (400-1,900), one outdoor auditorium (1,000-2,000 guests), a Banquet Hall (630-1,000 guests), 12 smaller meeting rooms (25-200 guests), gardens (5,000 guests), and an exhibition hall. With beautiful aesthetics, cutting edge technology, and 1,539,239 sq. ft of event space, the Megaron can do more than handle your event, it will make it unforgettable.

Island Art and Taste

Located on the Athens Riviera, Island Art and Taste is more than just a beautiful venue. Island Art and Taste feature seven meeting and event spaces. Some of the most popular spaces are the Residence (1,000-2,000 guests), a garden overlooking the sea and the Grand Ciel (2,000-4,500 guests), the newest and largest addition to the Island. No matter what space you choose, Island Art and Taste will offer you and your guests a unique environment to host your event.

Island Art and Taste Venue in Athens, GreecePhoto Credit: Island Art and Taste

Zappeion Meagron

Part of Greek’s national heritage, the Zappeion Meagron has been the home of cultural events for over one hundred years. Planners have the opportunity to host their event in one of the 22 indoor halls (150-1,500 guests) or one of the two outdoor halls. If that wasn’t enough, the Zappeion also has 126,400 square meters of gardens which surround the mansions. Whether your guests are inside one of the beautiful halls or outside exploring the gardens and statues, they will be wowed by the Zappeion Meagron’s heritage and beauty.

Eleon Loft

Looking for a fully equipped event venue with background views of Athens? Look no further! Located at Athens historic olive grove, the Eleon Loft offers planners a fully equipped kitchen and events team to ensure every element of your event’s success. Planners can customize 1,500 square meters of space to fit their events need. If you’re looking for a hands-on, customizable, unique venue space then Eleon Loft is the venue for you in Athens.

Megaron

Also known as Athens’ Concert Hall, the Megaron was designed specifically for events and conference. The Concert Hall offers planners five halls (400 to 2,000 guests), 12 conference rooms (20-180 guests), and 4.5-acre gardens. The Megaron credits the Chirstos Lambrakis Hall as the “jewel in the crown of the Athens Concert Hall”. The Chirstos Lambrakis Hall can hold up to 1,961 guests, but the seats can also be reconfigured depending on the event, making this Hall ideal for large events. With modern architecture, state-of-the-art technology, onsite catering, and beautiful gardens, the Megaron will turn any event into a one of a kind, world-class experience.

Megaron Venue in Athens, GreecePhoto Credit: Megaron

Amaltheia

Specializing parties, caproate events, and weddings, Amaltheia is an ideal venue for those who are looking to give their event a relaxing, oasis feel. The Amaltheia offers planners three venue spaces: the Hall (500-900 guests), Mano Doro (80 guests), and the beach. Planners can add fireworks, custom decorated, DJ, light effects, cocktails, and in-house made cuisine, to all venues. With beachfront views and flexible venue space, Amaltheia will work with you to make every aspect of your event perfect.

Electra Palace

Located in the heart of Athens, Electra Palace offers visitors a rooftop restaurant and pool, marble-tiled bathrooms, views of the Acropolis, and classical architecture. In addition to all of this, the hotel features two ballrooms (120-300 guests), the Alkioni (35-11 guests), Electra (30-90 guests), and the Lefktohea (50-60 guests) for meetings and events. All of Electra’s venues are flexible, equipped with audiovisual technology, and more. When your guests aren’t enjoying the hotel amenities or at your meeting or event, they can explore Plaka, the surrounding historic town. This 5-star hotel will ensure your guests’ experiences are nothing less than majestic.

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London

  • Country: England
  • Population: 8.9 million
London, England

Are you tired of traditional conference centers and boardrooms? Are you looking for venues that your attendees will be sure to remember? Then, London is for you! With over 2,000 years of history, 1,000 venues, 146,000 hotel rooms, and six airports, London offers professionals an array of historic, accessible, unique venues that will impress any attendee. Check out the top venues for your next meeting and event, as well as our top things to do in London.

One Great George Street

Central London’s award-winning conference center, One Great George Street, is a conference center featuring 21 flexible space rooms, which can host two to 400 people. The center’s most sought after venue space is the Great Hall, which has hosted some historic events such as the establishing signing of the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization), and feature films like, “Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason.” With marble walls, painted ceilings, and grand chandeliers, the Great Hall can hold 135 to 400 guests. The center is also conveniently located in walking distance to the London Eye, House of Parliament, and Buckingham Palace. With your choice of layouts and styles, One Great George Street is an ideal location for your next meeting or event.

Hampton Court Palace

The Hampton Court Palace has acted as a venue space for planners since 1514 for kings like Henry VIII and William III, and now you can host your next event here too. Host your meeting or event in Henry VIII’s beer cellar, known as the Undercroft (180-250 guests), Queen Anne’s drawing room (80-150 guests), King William’s military room (150-200 guests), King William’s personal entertainment room known as the Little Banqueting House (50-80 guests) and more. The Hampton Court Palace also offers outdoor venues, such as the Organgery and Privy Garden (150-250 guests), the Garden Room (220-500 guests), the Marquees Palace courtyards (360-1,200 guests), and the Marquees Palace grounds (1,000-3,000 guests). Dazzle your guests with a venue that is good enough for England’s most popular kings and queens.

Hampton Court PalacePhoto Credit: Hampton Court Palace

Corinthia Hotel London

Immerse your guests in the sophistication of the Victorian heritage by hosting your next meeting or event at the Corinthia Hotel in London. Located in the heart of of the city, the Corinthia offers eight meeting rooms: the Ballroom, the Courtroom, the Orion Room, the Collingwood Room, the Nelson, the Victory Room, and the Hardy Room. Some of the most popular venues include the Ballroom (58-400 guests), which features high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and the Courtroom (42-200 guests), which features mirrored walls, creating a feeling of elegance and intimacy. Your attendees can also stay in one of the hotel’s 294 rooms and walk to some of London’s main attractions, like the Trafalgar Square, Westminster, the River Thames, and the Convent Garden. By hosting your next meeting or event at the Corinthia Hotel, your attendees will experience London’s heritage and elegance.

Wellington Arch

One of London’s most renown landmark, the Wellington Arch also serves as a secret venue for planners. Home to London’s second smallest police station till 1922, the Arch now acts as a venue space, featuring two venues for planners: The Upper Quadriga Gallery and the Balcony. Both spaces can house 20-80 guests. Your guests will enjoy views of London’s Royal Parks, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace Gardens, and the Westminster, all while enjoying the history and of the Wellington Arch.

Tower Bridge

London’s award-winning venue for meeting and events, the Tower Bridge is one of London’s defining landmarks that offers three unique venues for planners. You can host your next meeting or event in one of the Bridge’s Walkways (60-250 guests), which feature glass floors and panoramic views of the Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Docklands, and more. You can also hold your meeting or event in the Engine Rooms (60-120 guests), which house coal-driven engines that used to power the Bridge Lifts, or the North Tower Lounge (20-50 guests), which features the original, neo-Gothic architecture. Give your attendees something really to remember, by hosting your next meeting or event 17-stories high.

Tower BridgePhoto Credit: Tower Bridge

One Whitehall Place

Located in the 282-guest room Royal Horesguards Hotel, One Whitehall Place is one of the most prestigious  venues in London. One Whitehall Place offers 14 different space: the Gladstone Library (80-320 guests), the Reading & Writing Room (56-250 guests), River Room (32-70 guests), Meston Room (30-80 guests), the Whitehall Suite (80-320 guests), Chelsea Suite (24-48 guests), Thames Suite (24-50 guests), the Cellar (10-40 guests), the Waterloo Suite (14-25 guests), Churchill’s Bar (10-50 guests), the Executive Boardroom (10 guests), the Terrace Room (24-30 guests), the London Room (12-25 guests), and the Terrace. Perhaps the most renown venue is the Gladstone Library which was originally built to house the National Liberal Club founded by four-time British Prime Minister, William Gladstone. In addition to featuring 3,014 sq. ft of event space, the library features over 30,000 volumes of books that line the shelves surrounding the room. Whether you host a small meeting or large event, the One Whitehall Place will accommodate your needs in a uniquely-historic style.

Tower of London

For 1,000 years, the Tower of London stood to protect the city, while housing some of the most high-profile prisoners. Now, the Tower of London can host your next meeting or event. The Tower features eight venues: the Jewel House (150 guests), the White Tower (80-250 guests), the Martin Tower (12 guests), the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (70-80 guests), St. Thomas’s Tower (20-40 guests), Wakefield Tower (40-80 guests), the Banqueting Suite (150-300 guests), and the Meeting suite (6-100 guests). One of the Tower’s most boasted venue space is the Jewel House, which has the world’s most valuable array of crowns and jewels. Let your attendees discover the “eventful” history of the Tower of London while experiencing your legendary meeting or event.

Gibson Hall

Formerly London’s largest banking hall designed by John Gibson, Gibson Hall now acts as a unique venue specifically for meetings and events. In addition to the beautiful Victorian neo-classical architecture, the Hall features three venues that can be rented together or separately: The Main Hall (140-450 guests), the Garden Room (50-300 guests), and the Garden (250-400 guests). Gibson Hall also has an onsite catering team, KUDOS who will help you create a personalized menu for your guests. With its professional staff, beautiful architecture, and convenient location, no wonder this Grade I building has a reputation  as one of London’s finest venues.

Gibson HallPhoto Credit: Gibson Hall

Kensington Palace

Conveniently located in the heart of London, Kensington Palace has acted as a meeting and event space since 1689 for royalty, and now you can enchant your attendees by hosting your next meeting or event at the Palace. The Palace features ten stylish, historic, and intimate venues: Entrance Hall (140-300 guests), Queen’s Gallery (70-170 guests), King’s Gallery (100-170 guests), King’s Drawing Room (90-100 guests), Cupola Room (80-100 guests), Privy Chamber (40-70 guests), The Orangery (120-300 guests), and the Sunken Garden (80 guests). One of the most popular rooms is the Cupola Room, which features a beautiful centerpiece made up of a clock, music box, and a piece of art. Your guests will enjoy the views of Kensington’s gardens, the room’s décor, and history. Give your meeting or event stately status by hosting your next meeting or event at Kensington Palace.

The Grove

Looking for a venue tucked away from London’s hustle? The Grove is a renowned country estate, golf course, luxury hotel, award-winning spa, and venue space only 18 miles from central London. Formerly the home of Earls of Clarendon, the Grove is surrounded by 300 acres of grounds and features 8 indoor spaces in addition to three outdoor spaces. The Grove can accommodate any size group, from a 12-person meeting in one of the 10 Small Meeting Room to Amber, the 450-guest room with panoramic views of the grounds, to the 140,448 sq. ft outdoor space with a swimming pool, tennis courts, and kitchen garden. No matter what space you choose, this five-star retreat will provide your guests with an experience they will remember and cherish.

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Amsterdam

  • Country: Netherlands 
  • Population: 821,752
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Regarded as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam prides itself on being a city of diversity and connectivity. Although the city is small, the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is one of Europe’s four major airports, connecting directly to more than 300 destinations. The city is also packed with world-famous museums, unique venues, shops, historic architecture, beautiful canals, and a lively nightlife. With so much to do, no wonder why business professionals choose Amsterdam to host hundreds of meetings and events every year. Check out the top venues for your next meeting and event, as well as our top things to do in Amsterdam.

Conference Center the Bazel

One of the city’s most characteristic buildings, the Bazel is an ideal location for your next meeting or event. Formerly the meeting location of the Netherlands Trading Society, the Bazel offers planners 12 venue spaces, which can accommodate 100 to 500 guests. With Rococo style rooms decorated with Deco style artwork, like the Italian Room and other rooms with stained-glass windows and dark wood, the Bazel is a uniquely beautiful venue to host meetings or events of any size.

Eye Filmmuseum

Stun your guests with a unique venue by hosting your next meeting or event at the Eye, Amsterdam’s national museum for film. The Eye can accommodate anywhere from 10 to 900 guests. Planners can utilize one of the four cinemas, three meeting rooms, a foyer, or rent the entire museum. The most sought-after venue spot is the Area, which offers high ceilings and different levels of views of the IJ river. Give your attendees the “cinematic memory of the Netherlands” by hosting your next meeting or event at the Eye.

Eye FilmmuseumPhoto Credit: Eye Film

Ambassade Hotel

Located on Amsterdam’s canal in the heart of the Amsterdam Canal District, the Ambassade hotel offers 56 unique guest rooms located in one of the ten 17thcentury canal houses. In addition, the hotel features fine dining, a library bar, an impressive collection of art and literation, and five meeting and event rooms. Ideal for smaller gatherings, Ambassade’s space features the Library Lounge (12 guests), the Library Bar (30 guests), Wolvecamp Lounge (40 guests), Ambassade Lounge (40 guests), private dining Alechinsky lounge (20 guests). With unique, Amsterdam-authentic guest rooms and meeting spaces, no wonder why the Ambassade Hotel is one of the world’s most praised hotel World Heritage Sites.

De Hortus

Looking to host your next meeting or event in the most natural place in Amsterdam? Then the Hortus is for you! The Hortus is one of the world’s oldest botanical gardens. In addition to offering over 4,000 plant species, the Hortus offers three venue spaces for planners: the Laranja room, the Oranjerie room, and the Wing of the Palm Greenhouse. Perhaps the most popular meeting space, the 60-person Laranja room features floor-to-ceiling windows, views of Amsterdam’s streets and the Hortus garden. Whichever venue you choose, your guests will be transported to a serene oasis and forget about the bustle of the city.

Olympic Stadium Amsterdam

Allure your attendees to your event by hosting it in the most iconic sports stadium in the Netherlands, the Olympic Stadium. In addition to the track and field, the Stadium offers 32 rooms. The most popular rooms include the 1929 Room (80 guests), which features a timeline of the Stadium, and the Inspiration Room (12 guests), which boasts the best views of midfield. With over 139,931 sq. ft of private meeting and event space, no wonder why the Olympic Stadium is a sought-after venue.

Olympic Stadium AmsterdamPhoto Credit: Olympisch Stadion

De Duif

Built in 1795 and preserved by the Stadsherstel, De Duif (The Dove) is a unique, hidden event venue. Originally a Roman Catholic church, the Dove can hold up to 500 guests and is ideal for concerts, seminars, receptions, wedding ceremonies, and other events. The Dove is a fully equipped, Amsterdam authentic venue for meetings and events.

Passenger Terminal Amsterdam

Boasting beautiful views of the harbor and city center, the Passenger Terminal regards itself as theevent venue in Amsterdam. The Passenger Terminal specializes in dinners, exhibitions, conventions, and receptions/parties. The venue offers three main spaces: the Main deck (1,500 guests), the Promenade deck (600 guests), and the Panorama deck (350 guests). Give guests an event they won’t forget by hosting your event on Amsterdam’s floating Passenger Terminal.

Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam

Located in the historical center of the city across from Amsterdam’s Central Transportation Station, Park Plaza Victoria features 300 guest rooms and 9 conference rooms. These rooms can hold up to 130 guests and can be arranged in any style: boardroom, theater, classroom, etc. When your guests aren’t in meetings, they can enjoy dining at the hotels’ trendy restaurant or exploring the city’s business district and shopping.

Park Plaza Victoria AmsterdamPhoto Credit: Park Plaza

Westergasfabriek Conference and Event Venue

A renovated 19th-century complex, the Westergasfabriek Conference and Event Venue is a modern meeting and event parkland. Just steps from Amsterdam’s city center, the Westergasfabriek offers seven venues of all sizes: the Gasholder (3,500 guests), Transformatorhuis (750 guests), Machinegebouw (265 guests), Leidinghuis (20 guests), Werkkamer (50 guests), Westergas Theater (900 guests), and Zuiveringshal West (1,500 guests). The most iconic location at Westergasfabriek is the Gasholder, a circular, covered space that features more than 26,910 sq. ft of event space. No matter what venue you choose, the Westergasfabriek will ensure its unforgettable.

NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

This city-center hotel, which offers 451 guest rooms, is ideal for your next meeting or event. The NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky features 22, flexible modern meeting rooms with free Wi-Fi. The Krasnapolsky also offers two larger rooms, the Winter Garden and the Grand Ballroom, which can accommodate 1,500 guests. With views of the Royal Palace and located walking distance from some of Amsterdam’s most popular attractions, like the Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House, your guests will want you to host your meeting or event at the Krasnapolsky.

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Paris

  • Country: France
  • Population: 2.141 million
Paris, France

With two international airports and high-speed trains, millions of people visit the city of love and light every year. Why? Because Paris is easily accessible and filled with museums, site seeing, shops, operas, fine dining, and more. With connections to 136 countries and more than 526 cities, no wonder Paris is consistently rated a world leader in the MICE industry. With 12,000 new guest rooms being added to Paris this year, in addition to other developments in transportation and venues, Paris is a perfect city to host your next meeting or event. Check out the top venues for your next meeting and event, as well as our top things to do in Paris.

 

Yacht Joséphine

Located 200 yards away, across the river from the Eiffel Tower, Joséphine, a luxury yacht, is an ideal venue for smaller meetings and events. The Joséphine features four double cabins, a large indoor lounge, an upper deck, and a jacuzzi, which can host up to 60 people. The yacht can stay docked across from the Eiffel Tower or float past some of Paris’s most renown landmarks, like Notre Dame, Stade de France, the Orsay museum, and more. In addition, the Joséphine can serve as a hotel for 2 to 8 guests. No matter what type of an event you host on the Joséphine, your guests will definitely remember the idyllic, unique setting.

Hotel Salomon de Rothschild

Listed as a historical monument, the Hotel Salomon de Rothschild is a private mansion that acts as a unique venue. Hotel Salomon de Rothschild features 13 different venue spaces like the the Atrium, the Dining Hall, the Hall of Honour, and the Parlour; as well as three outdoor spaces - the Deer Park, the Foundation Park, the Grand Courtyard. Some of the most popular venues include the Parlour, which features a ceiling fresco and looks directly at the park, the Hall of Honour, which is decorated with 14th-century décor, and the Atrium, which features a glass roof and ornate mantelpiece. Expose your guests to the French art of entertaining by hosting your next meeting or event at Hotel Salomon de Rothschild.

Hotel Salomon de RothschildPhoto Credit: Hotel Salomon de Rothschild

Musèe Jacquemart-Andrè

Home of Paris’s largest private collection of art, the Musée Jacquemart-André also acts as a meeting and event venue. The three meeting rooms that can host up to 150 guests, the Grand Salon, the Music Room, and the Dining Room, contain paintings by Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Botticelli, Fragonard, and more. The Salon is perhaps the most unique room as it was Edouard Andre’s personal entertainment room. The eighteenth-century styled Salon features a semi-circular layout, which creates a harmonious feeling that will charm and connect your guests. Give your guests a truly prestigious experience by hosting your next meeting or event at the Musée Jacquemart-André.

Opéra Comique

Give your next meeting or event character by choosing the Opéra Comique as your venue. The OpéraComique offers six in-house venues: the Boieldieu Lobby, the Salle Favart, the Avant Foyer, the Foyer, the Rotundas, and the Salle Bizet. Some of the most popular venues include the Salle Favart, which is ideal for large meetings, product launches, fashion shows, and on-stage dinners; and the Rotundas, which is ideal for small, intimate meetings.

Hôtel de Crillon

Positioned over the Place de la Concorde, the 18th-century Hôtel de Crillon was recently renovated to accommodate meetings and events. Hôtel de Crillon offers six meeting and event rooms: the intimate cigar room, the L’Etincelle; Marie Antoinette, which features views of the Eiffel Tower, Grand Palais, Les Invalides and more; the Terrace, which can be combined with the Marie Antoinette to fit 80 guests; Salon Aigles, the hotel’s grandest venue; the historic, high-ceilinged Batailles; Orangerie Terrace located in the heart of the hotel; the Wilson, which is equipped with the latest technology, ideal for corporate meetings; La Cave, the hotel’s exclusive wine cellar. In addition to these venues, the hotel offers a 24-hour business center, 124 guest rooms, a pool, a spa, a fitness studio, and more. No wonder why Hôtel de Crillon has been consistently recognized as one of the world’s best hotels.

Hôtel de CrillonPhoto Credit: Hôtel de Crillon

Flow

Located in the center of Paris, Flow is a contemporary floating venue. Flow offers three venues: the Rooftop, the Restaurant, and the Club. Flow is known for its unique, 360-degree views of the Alexandria III Bridge III and the Grand Palace, which can be viewed from the Rooftop and the Restaurant. Flow also features a fully equipped Club venue with acoustic installation and retractable theater seats, ideal for your next meetings or larger celebration.

Le Chalet du Lac

The former hunting lodge of Napoleon III, Le Chalet Du Lac has recently been renovated to accommodate meetings and events. Le Chalet Du Lac offers planners with four different venues: The Cottage, the Tournesol Salon, the Veranda, as well as three Terraces. Best known for the Cottage, this space is located steps from the Bois de Vincennes and is ideal for large seminars, cocktail parties, private dinners and more. Whether you choose the Cottage, or one of the Terraces with the views of Lake Saint-Mande, your guests will enjoy the history and tranquility of Le Chalet Du Lac.

Hôtel Lutetia

Founded in 1910, Hôtel Lutetia is known for housing great artists like Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, and Joesphine Baker, and now can host your meeting or event. After four years of renovations, Hôtel Lutetiareopened in Spring of 2018 with 184 guest rooms, a spa, swimming pool, restaurants, bars, and six venue rooms. Hôtel Lutetia’s event space features five rooms, totaling 7,535 sq. ft and a historical ballroom, which accommodate up to 300 people. Hôtel Lutetia is also conveniently located by Paris’s most renown landmarks, shops, restaurants, and museums.

Hôtel LutetiaPhoto Credit: Hôtel Lutetia

Le Paris Clandestin

Wine cellar of Louis XIV, the Paris Clandestin is a historic, speakeasy-themed venue space. The Paris Clandestin offers three different spaces for planners to choose from: the Lounge area, the Boudoir, and the Club room. These rooms, equipped with the original 14th-century brick, could also all be rented to accommodate up to 250 guests. Each room also contains the original, 14th-century bricks and can be equipped with pool tables, photo booths, foosball tables, and more. If you are looking for a historic, intimate space for your next meeting or event, Le Paris Clandestin is for you.

 

Le Cabaret Sauvage 

Looking for a flexible, festive venue with beautiful views? Then the Cabaret Sauvage is for you. With 7,212 sq. ft featuring red velvet walls and hand-carved wooden tables, the Cabaret Sauvage can accommodate 450-1,000 guests, ideal for conferences, corporate events, other get-togethers. With 360 degrees architecture, the Cabaret Sauvage will add an exceptional dimension to your next meeting or event.

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Copenhagen

  • Country: Denmark
  • Population: 602,481
Copenhagen, Denmark

Regarded as the world’s greatest little kingdom, Copenhagen offers visitors stately castles, beautiful architecture, delicious Nordic cuisine, historic museums, and so much more. With over 21,000 hotels, an international airport, and hundreds of unique venues, Copenhagen has been continually voted as one of the world’s top meeting and event destination. If that’s not enough, Copenhagen people have been frequently rated the happiest in the world and prides itself as being a city of hygee, comfort, and coziness. With such hospitality, a rich culture, and historic venues, no wonder why professionals continue to choose Copenhagen to host their meetings and events. Check out the top venues for your next meeting and event, as well as our top things to do in Copenhagen.

 

Kronborg Castle

Do you want to hold your next meeting or event at a venue that has been hosting events for more than 600 years? What about a venue that is on the UNESCO World Heritage list? Then, look no further than the Kronborg Castle. Planners can now host 500 to 10,000 guests by utilizing Kronborg’s vaults, historic halls, beautiful rounds, and more. One of the most popular spaces Kronborg offers is the 600-year-old room, the Chamber of Eric of Pomerania. Planners can host 80-100 guests in the Chambers, making the historic space suitable for receptions, dinners, and intimate meetings. Kronborg also offers planners many packages that feature unique experiences like a renaissance dinner, firing cannons, champagne by the water, burning torches along the Castle’s moat, and more. With so much history, your event at the Kronborg will be nothing sort of historic!

Terminalerne

Are you looking for a sustainable, urban, flexible event space in Copenhagen? Then the Terminalerne is for you! Built in 2014 with the collaboration of three architectures, the Terminalerne was designed to offer planners flexible, sustainable space. Terminalerne is comprised of three main terminals with 24,757 sq. ft of open venue space. All three buildings are encased by glass windows to maximize natural light and feature water-front views. With space for up to 2,300 guests, the Terminals are an ideal venue choice for planners looking to host conferences, fairs, concerts, and more.

Terminalerne Venue in Copenhagen, DenmarkPhoto Credit: Terminalerne

AC Bella Sky Copenhagen

Only five minutes from Copenhagen’s airport, the AC Bella Sky is not only one of Copenhagen’s most coinvent venues, but also the city’s largest venue space. Integrated with the Bella Center and the Comvwell Conference Center, the AC Bella Sky gives planners access to over 57,500 sq. ft of event space. Planners can choose from one of the 48 meeting rooms to host six to 930 guests. In addition to the abundance of venue space, the Hotel offers 811 guest rooms, which feature floor-to-ceiling windows, and is located near some of the city’s most popular attractions: Tivoli Gardens, Christiansburg Palace, The National Museum of Denmark, and more. No matter what space you choose, your guests are sure to be wowed by the convenient location and beautiful Scandinavian design.

National Museum of Denmark

Are you looking for unusual, but beautiful venue spaces in Copenhagen? Then the National Museum of Denmark is for you! Before it was a museum, the historic building hosted the High Court, parties, and was home to the crown princes, Frederik the 5th. Today, the museum, specifically the Prince’s Palace allows planners to host their meetings and events in Assembly Hall (80-200 guests), the Foyer (250-450 guests), the Cinema (125-150 guests), three smaller meeting rooms (42 guests), or the Courtyard. Planners can also host their event in the Danish War museum, which was home to Christian IV’s arsenal in 1604 and features old cannons. The Museum also offers planners unique add-on experiences like a “Time Travelers” race through the museum’s exhibitions, a treasure hunt, and more.

Pavilions in the Bernstorff Palace Gardens

Host your next event in a 250-year-old unique building located only 5 miles from the center of Copenhagen. This dedicated meeting and event space is surrounded by the meadows of Bernstorffsparken and offers guests 22 comfortable rooms, in addition to the beautiful restaurant. For planners, the Bernstorff offers eight, modern conference rooms (20-65 guests), unique hidden rooms, like the Cellar, and team building exercise like archery, shooting lessons, and coffee breaks in Queen Louise’s tea house. With stately venue space, a handpicked event staff, fine food, fair-priced event packages, and acres of greenery, who wouldn’t want to host their event at Bernstorff.

Bernstorff Slot Valdemar Venue in Copenhagen, DenmarkPhoto Credit: Bernstorffslot

Kong Hans Kaelder

Housed in the oldest building in all of Copenhagen, the Kong Hans Kaelder has been a restaurant since 1976. With Gothic arches, wood floors, and vaulted ceilings, the Kong Hans Kaelder gives off a medieval vibe to visitors. Planners have the unique opportunity to host their next meeting or event in the King’s Parlour (24 guests), the Kitchen Table (12 guests), or the rent out the entire restaurant (60 guests). In addition to offering planners unique event spaces, the Kong Hans Kaelder features three menu options: a four, five, and six-course meal. At a restaurant where the event team prides themselves on hosting smooth events, your event will be nothing short of perfect.

Copenhagen Admiral Hotel

Located in the city’s center, the Copenhagen Admiral is a four-star hotel that boasts waterfront views, 366 hotel rooms, a restaurant, bar, and meeting and event space. The Admiral offers planners 11 meeting rooms with harbor views that can accommodate 2 to 300 guests. If you’re looking for a more intimate, unique space, the Admiral offers planners the opportunity to host their event on one of their United Sailing Ships (from May to September) or the New Yorker lounge (20-100 guests), which was originally a grain-drying oven for the warehouse. With such distinctive spaces and several meeting packages to choose from, the Copenhagen Admiral will serve as a memorable venue for any event.

Nikolaj Kunsthal

Originally Copenhagen’s third oldest church, which was partially ruined in the Great Fire of 1795, the Nikolaj Kunsthal now acts as Copenhagen’s Contemporary Art Centre. In addition to housing contemporary artwork, the Nikolaj Kunsthal offers space for venue hire. Planners can choose from three venues: the Lower Gallery (200-335 guests), the Upper Gallery (170 guests), the Tower Room (35-60 guests), and the Tower. Whether you host your event in the Lower Gallery with the nave and aisle of the original church, in the Tower with unique views of Copenhagen, or in one of the other spaces, your event is sure to be memorable and special for your attendees.

Nikolaj Kunsthal Venue in Copenhagen, DenmarkPhoto Credit: NikolajKunsthal

The Round Tower

Home to Europe’s oldest running astronomy observatory, the Round Tower is not only a popular Copenhagen iconic, but also a popular intimate venue space. The Round Tower allows planners to host meetings business events in spacious Library Hall, an art exhibition and concert hall. The Round Tower also offers planners two smaller venue spaces, the Old Reading Room (14 guests) and the Director’s Old Apartment (7 guests). With so much rich history, 360-degree views of the city, and beautiful meeting and event space, why wouldn’t you want to host your meeting in the Round Tower.

Kurhotel Skodsborg

Are you looking for a venue conveniently located near Copenhagen, but away from the hustle and bustle of the city? Then the Kurhotel Skodsborg is the place for you! Just 20 minutes from the center of Copenhagen, the Kurhotel Skodsborg, a Nordic spa hotel, offers planners and guests green grounds, beach-front access, entrance to their award-winning Spa and Fitness, guest rooms, and venue space. The Kurhotel Skodsborg offers planners venue space that accommodates four to 110 guests, meeting packages, and team building add-ons. Whether you choose to host a traditional meeting inside or utilize one of the Hotel’s special offerings like customizable outdoor treasure hunts or cooking classes with a top chef, your guests will surely be inspired by their scenic surroundings and your event.

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Conclusion 

We hope you found our guide to the top 10 meeting and event cities and venues in Europe helpful! If you're thinking about hosting an event in the U.S.  or in APAC  be sure to check out our other guides on the top cities and venues in those locations! 

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This Post was Written by Kaitlyn Tatulli

Kaitlyn Tatulli is a graduate from Fairfield University with majors in Digital Journalism and Psychology and minors in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Computer Science. Currently, she is receiving her MFA from Fairfield University. Kaitlyn...

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