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Cité internationale
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Planning an event? Lyon has all the ingredients for success

Lyon, the ideal destination for your event.

Lyon, being the 2nd congress city in France, has all the ingredients to convince you to choose Lyon: A central location in Europe combined with good service, reception facilities and of course the charm of its 2,000 year historical background. The city is prosperous with future-oriented goals/prospects.

For further information, do not hesitate to contact the Bureau of Congress and Trade Fairs in Lyon.

Some figures to locate Lyon...

  • Second economic region in France
  • Second largest convention city in France (UIA - Union of International Association)
  • 1.3 million habitants
  • 170,000 students, over 12,300 researchers and 550 laboratories in Lyon
  • 1,500 decision-making centres
  • 14,258 hotel rooms, including over 4,500 luxury and affordable accommodations
  • Excellent links with the international airport Lyon Saint-Exupery, 3 TGV stations (SNCF Contact Groups / business) and 5 highways connecting all major European cities.
  • More than 40 international NGOs, 15 Foreign Chambers of Commerce and 50 consulates
  • Organisations such as the Aspen Institute or scientific foundations such as the Scientific Foundation of Lyon and the South East Merieux Foundation contribute to the reputation of Lyon abroad by organising major international events such as the Europe-Japan Conference or Biovision, global biotechnology forum,
    or the 27th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology & Société Française de Médecine Vasculaire from 5th to 9th October 2014
    or the Annual Meeting of the European Society for Vascular Surgery from 20th to 22nd September 2017..


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