The destination

Lyon, the destination for your next event?

The assets of Lyon

Are you organising an event? Lyon combines accessibility, innovation, heritage and fantastic food.


Lyon currently has 19,140 rooms (in 2022) and 21 hotel and aparthotel chains are represented in the city.

The main sites

The City of Lyon has multiple event locations, with different capacities and styles, but for large-scale events, here's what we recommend. 

Organising a sustainable event

This implies, above all, meeting today’s expectations and challenges

Your event

Are you planning an event in Lyon? Congress, convention, seminar, reception or trade show...A c

Your congress in Lyon

Would you like to hold a congress, conference or colloquium in Lyon?

Your corporate event in Lyon

Would you like to hold a seminar, meeting or convention in Lyon?

Your trade show in Lyon

You’re looking to organize a trade show?

Lyon Convention
and Exhibition Bureau

Our team is at your service. We bring you our knowledge of all that Lyon has to offer, our advice and our help, free of charge, to make sure your event here is a success. 

Business Tourism news

ICCA: Lyon ranks second among France’s congress cities

Lyon stands in second place in the prestigious 2022 ranking by the ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association), behind Paris, a position...

ONLYLYON Tourism and Conventions achieves ISO 20121 certification

ONLYLYON Tourism has just become ISO 20121-certified for the organisation and hosting of professional and public events, as well as for its work to...

Immersive tour "Lyon like you’ve never seen before"

Before experiencing an event in Lyon first hand, it is now possible to visit the destination online, including a selection of the city’s outstanding...

Lyon is France’s leading city in the area of responsible tourism according to the GDS-Index.

The 2021 GDS-Index (Global Destination Sustainability Index), the leading global sustainable tourism ranking, was recently published during the...

News of the destination

Hôtel Villa Alexandre

Far from being "just" an elegant place, the Villa Alexandre is the result of an encounter. 

LDLC Arena

With the upcoming opening of the LDLC Arena, a multipurpose hall designed to host major sports and cultural events, the OL Vallée leisure complex is...

The Ruck Hotel

Just a stone’s throw from the LOU Rugby arena, this 4-star hotel has fine-tuning its finishing touches before entering the game.

L’Ascensoir Events Rooftop

The Ascensoir was founded following an encounter, that of the Ivanhoe agency, specialized in event organization, and Nomad Kitchens, creator and...

Lyon City Card
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Lyon City Card

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