Marseille is the not-to-be-missed destination in Southern Europe! Over the past few years,
Marseille has been totally transformed – as event organisers can confirm, it now boasts all of
the facilities and capacity you need to make your event a success.
Outstanding assets: world-class access; a modern and enriched range of hotels totaling around 9 000 rooms; a variety of original venues to host events for up to 7,000 delegates; numerous business clusters; 300 days of sunshine a year; 57 kilometers of coastline; the Calanques National Park; and a region brimming with places to go, things to do and see, sports activities and culture.
The oldest city in France, Capital of Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur, European Capital of Culture in 2013, Marseille benefits from an historical heritage and an exceptional and unique natural environment.
A wonderful museum offer, the MuCEM, European museum award 2015 European capital of Sport in 2017 and candidate with Paris to organise the Olympic Games in 2024: Marseille will welcome sailing competitions, Marseille is a booming destination.
International metropolis, “Euroméditerranée”, largest business centre in southern Europe.
Marseille-Fos, 1st port of France, 3rd oil port in the world, 1st cruise ship port in Mediterranean.
Leader in the aeronautic industry with Airbus Eurocopter Company. 14000 shops and 4500 downtown: a trendy city.
The successful fusion between the 3 universities Aix-Marseille makes Marseille the first French-speaking University in the world with 75000 students.
Second public scientific and research centre in France with 7700 researchers and 130 laboratories
4 labeled French tech sites, a fast growing startup network, 7 000 companies, 40 000 jobs generated.
Interxion, the giant European data center, chose Marseille to develop connectivity. In order to improve the movie industry, the city created the “Bureau du Cinéma” in 1996. The organization monitors industry trends and provides project assistance: a motion capture studio and special effects at the Belle de Mai Media Hub. 2nd film making destination in France with 385 film shoots.
3rd University Hospital Centre of France, Marseille plays a key role in maintaining France’s international standing in terms of medical excellence. The country’s reputation is founded on its highly skilled practitioners and healthcare teams, the quality of its technical resources, innovation and scientific and clinical research, as well as the provision of universal health care.
They trusted us
Fiber to the Home – FTTH – 3000 delegates
EBMT – European group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation annual congress – 5000 delegates
World Smart Week – NFC World Congress – 750 delegates
World Medical and Health Games and The International Symposium Medicine – 2000 delegates
Isheid Congress – 1200 delegates
International Conference on Space Operations – 800 delegates
ITS Congress – International Tug, Salvage & OSV Convention – 500 delegates
Ocean Congress – 1200 delegates
Eupha – European Public Health Conference EUPHA – 1500 delegates
Hotels projects by 2017
Toyoko Inn** – 200 rooms – 2017
NH Collection République**** – 172 rooms – October 2017
Marseille Events & Convention Bureau team – www.marseille-congres.com
The Marseille Events & Convention Bureau is part of the Tourist Office & Convention Bureau and plays an active role in promoting the city, its appeal and its reputation.
It federates and centralises local service providers that abide by a shared charter governing quality, hospitality and services.
No matter how complex your request, all 9 members of the team are here to listen to you
and to advise you on every decision.
So if you would like to organise a convention, symposium, seminar, meeting or incentive trip in Marseille, or support the choice of Marseille for a national or international association’s event, or even share your passion for Marseille:
Contact the Events & Convention Bureau!