Organizing your congress or business convention in Rouen

business tourism of Rouen

business tourism of Rouen

Rouen, your next business destination in Normandy

The Rouen Normandy metropolitan area, third most important French territory regarding event organisation right behind Ile de France and the Paca region, is the source of more than 5.000 professional events every year. The territory offers many assets recognised with 67 stars by the Michelin Green Guide:

  • Its 228 buildings classified as historic monuments
  • Its medieval city centre
  • Its 40 hectares of forest
  • Its Seine curves which make you want to cruise
  • Its cultural and sporting wealth
  • Its geographic location
  • Its accommodation offer
  • Its meeting places, service providers, etc.

A territory mixing tradition, modernity and dynamism, Rouen Normandy is ideally located at only one hour and 30 minutes away from the Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Beauvais airports, and near the North European capitals, London, Brussels, and Luxembourg… The Rouen vallée de Seine airport offers tailored business flights and a daily flight to the Lyon Hub.

Provided with recent equipment (h2o Panorama XXL, ROUEN EXPO EVENMENTS, Pathé Docks 76, Kindarena, Vue sur Seine …), the territory benefits from a meeting place capacity of up to 6.000 individuals.

A diverse hotel accommodation is spreading on the whole territory in the middle of this green and architectural space. In the city centre, near the access or on the outskirts, the presence of international hotel groups (Accor, Best Western, Louvre-Hôtels, Marriott …) and the soon opening of new hotel institutions (Radison Blue …) reinforce the quality of the reception.

Rouen, a meeting place, is recognized as a real Business Tourism destination which offers cultural and sporting events on a national and global scale: the Armada from June 6 to June 16 2019, Viva Cité, the French Cup (synchronized skating), the 24 heures motonautique, a speedboat race, concerts or exceptional operas.

The medieval centre, first open-sky shopping centre in France, encourages people to do various tours on the very diverse themes of Rouen. For your incentives and team building, the territory has plenty of offers.

The conventions Bureau’s expertise serving professionals

The Conventions Bureau of Rouen Normandy Tourism & Congress is the actual crossroads where project initiators and providers meet. Its knowledge of the territory offer and its skills ensure the success of your congress, events, seminars, exhibitions, workshops and meetings taking place in the Rouen Normandy metropolitan area.

The « Rouen Meeting Guide », which brings together this whole offer, supports every project initiators. The Conventions Bureau’s activity is constantly developing, with the participation to the organisation of 60 events in 2016. For 2017, we can mention the reception of Rendez-vous en France, the global tourism meeting in France co-organised with the CRT Normandie and Atout France, which gathered the best French and international tourism professionals, totalling several thousand delegates.

Contacts : Beatriz Delfanne and Julien Leloup

Tél : +33 32 08 32 47 –  b.delfanne@rouentourisme.com

www.rouentourisme.com

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