Are you a doctor, scientist or researcher? Are you a member of an association or federation?

We can help you free of charge to find a venue for your convention, conference or colloquium, as well as an evening venue for your dinners and cocktail parties and hotel rooms for your participants.

More specifically, if you are bidding for a congress in you field of expertise, the Convention Bureau can offer you personalised assistance and support at every stage of the bidding process. 

For international conferences of over 1500 people, the Convention Bureau, with the Metropole and service providers, has set up Welcome by ONLYLYON, a welcome service for your participants. 

Finally, if you organise conferences regularly and would like to share your experience and learn from those of others, we invite you to join the ONLYLYON ambassadors network.

The Hotel Charter

In order to promote the holding of large association conferences, the Convention Bureau has, with its hotel partners, designed a system to facilitate...

Welcome by ONLYLYON

The Welcome by ONLYLYON special welcome scheme for business events was introduced in 2008 by the City of Lyon, the Convention & Exhibition Bureau...

Lyon City Card
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Lyon City Card

The essential pass to cultural activities in Lyon: museums, guided tours, boat cruises and more!.

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Are you a tour operator, a travel agent, a coach company or a receptive operator? We are your privileged contact!

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Press Section

Are you a journalist? If so, please feel free to contact our press team - they will be happy to welcome you.

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Business tourism

Looking for a new destination for your next convention, tradeshow or corporate event?

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Are you travelling as part of a group? Would you like a customized programme? Tour with professionals who have expert knowledge of their city and a passion for its history!

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