Toulouse Convention Bureau
Located in the Southwest of France, innovative, sportive and festive, Toulouse cultivates its creativity and dynamism.
Brilliant destination for international conferences, its competitive advantage in the aeronautic and aerospace industry is known world-wide. Its efficient infrastructures and unforgettable identity are transforming this European metropolis into an international premier destination.
2 congress centers a new convention and exhibition center opened in 2021 (100,000m²), more than 70 venues for seminars, conferences, conventions, congresses; 14,400 rooms in 2, 3, 4 and 5 star-hotels.
Toulouse is waiting for you!
New, Better and DifferentWithin the framework of the French presidency of the European Union, Toulouse Metropole and ERTICO organized the ITS Europe 2022 congress.
From May 30 to June 1, 2022, more than 3,000 experts in intelligent transportation systems (ITS) met at MEETT - the Toulouse Metropole Exhibition and Convention Center - to discuss the future of transportation and the role of ITS in intelligent and sustainable mobility for all.
Relevant Sector ExpertiseSupporting your event : the Convention Bureau (CVB), part of the Toulouse Economic Development Agency, is the gateway to the city for all those planning conventions or professional events.
Its role is to offer free, customized support to "make the city easier" for organizers (associations, agencies, companies).
- Support in in the bidding process for a congress, conference, symposium... (bid, letters of support, inspection visit...)
- Assistance in finding professionals adapted project (sites, accommodation, services)
- Connection with private and public actors of the destination
- Access to a personalized management platform
- Proposal of "Welcome Pack" services
The CVB is your privileged contact to facilitate your events and make your "Toulouse experience" a success.
DetailsFourth largest city in France, knowledgeable and vibrant, Toulouse cultivates its creativity and dynamism.
Toulouse is an exceptional destination for great international conferences. Its competitive advantage in the aeronautic and aerospace industry is known world-wide. Its efficient infrastructures and unforgettable identity, are transforming this European metropolis into an international premier destination. The home of knowledge hubs like Aerospace Valley, Agri-Sud-Ouest Innovation and Cancer Bio-Santé, the city is also the base for the Automotech, Digital Place and Robotics Place clusters.
Toulouse combines every advantage when it comes to hosting professional events in the very best conditions. Congresses, trade fairs, seminars, corporate conventions, incentives, team-building, gala evenings, events of every type and every size are all perfectly at home here.
Toulouse also benefits from excellent access. Thanks to its ever-expanding airport, which welcomed over 9,6 million passengers in 2019, the urban area enjoys regular and direct links with all nearby international hubs: Paris, Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt…The No.1 business airport in France, Toulouse-Blagnac serves 79 destinations including 61 international cities (2022) with 31 flights a day, the Toulouse-Paris route is one of the busiest in Europe.
Once on the ground, visitors can reach the city in just 20 minutes, enjoying direct connections by shuttle bus and tramway. The railway station, situated in the heart of the city, provides regular connections to Bordeaux (2h), Montpellier (2h15), Lyon (4h), Paris (4h) and Barcelona (3h15).
Since June 2020, Toulouse has strengthent its position as a leading international business travel destination with the opening of a new Exhibitions park and Convention Centre named MEETT. This exceptional facility, the 3th largest site of its kind in France outside of Paris, offer 40,000sqm of exhibition halls, 25,000sqm of outdoor space and a convention centre of 15,000sqm (with a plenary capacity of 3,400 seats).
A dynamic economy, a rich ecosystem of research and innovation, a bustling social and cultural life and the charm of a city with more than 2000 years of history all contribute to making Toulouse a major urban hub for the meetings industry.