Alicante is one of the fastest growing cities in Spain and capital of the province of the same name in the south of the Valencian Community. With over 3,000 years of history, Alicante has been subject to a wide range of influences, and dotted around the city are myriad historical places to visit and treasures to discover. Mediterranean cuisine is another very popular feature of this rich heritage and many local restaurants and wineries organize visits and tastings or private events. What better way to discover local food and regional specialties? Moreover, the beautiful climate of the region makes it possible to enjoy a wide range of sporting activities all year round. Located on the coast, Alicante is easily accessible by air, land and sea. Its international airport, El Altet-Alicante, is situated just 10 minutes away from the city centre and is served by numerous national and international flights operated by 42 different carriers. The railway station is also located right in the city centre. Apart from being a university city with a rich culture, Alicante also hosts a large number of meetings and congresses.
With its extensive hotel offering of 7,150 rooms allied to modern infrastructures, the city attracts events of every kind including congresses, product launches, trade shows, conventions and meetings. Alicante’s Convention Centre is a modern building boasting state-of-the-art equipment for audiovisual requirements, simultaneous interpretation, electronic voting and Wi-Fi systems. It has a total of 11 function rooms and three other large areas that can host exhibitions of up to 626 m². Alicante has all the necessary attributes to become a reference in the meetings industry: a modern infrastructure, good national and international transport connections, an excellent range of support services and a wide choice of entertainment activities to ensure each event is a resounding success!.