An easily accessible destination in the heart of Europe
In addition to the extraordinary variety of its territory and heritage, the Grand Est Region has another undeniable advantage: its unique location. Nothing less than a European hub, it has brought its neighbours together and now plays play a central role, Europe’s very heart and soul.
Its location coupled with an extensive TGV network enables rapid access from Île de France and neighbouring countries alike. Germany, Switzerland and Benelux. The Grand Est is at the crossroads of cultures. With such an enviable situation and easy accessibility (rail network and air connections), it’s the ideal place for your next event.
The Grand Est’s advantages
The Grand Est possesses very definite advantages is a great many areas, a region of stunning variety whose cultural capital is only equalled by its luxuriant natural heritage.
With no fewer than seven sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List and a territory more than generous in its natural bounty, our region offers a varied range of venues for your events that are atypical, authentic and eco-friendly all in one. Whether it’s in the heart of the countryside or in the city centre, in an unexpected location or fabulous château, you’ll find the ideal venue for your next event here! The Grand Est’s cities also provide a wide choice of exhibition centres with modular halls and conference centres equipped with state-of-the-art technologies.
Our 10 congress cities
The Grand Est Region has no fewer than 10 congress cities to choose from for your events and conferences. Showcases of modernity and tradition alike, equipped to host all your business events.
Prestigious, dynamic, creative, natural – the Grand Est’s congress cities seamlessly combine innovation and expertise to provide you and your employees with the ideal setting for your exchanges.
A Smart Offer
Responsible, sustainable, respectful and forward-looking... business tourism for a different future, focused on experience and the environment and in step with technological evolutions: this is what the Grand Est Region is committed to developing in all its aspects.
As sustainable event management is the future, the Grand Est region’s MICE sector partners have been acting as true pioneers, fully committed to development of responsible, sustainable event management for several years now. Many of them have already obtained ISO 20121 certification, an international standard that seeks to control an event’s social, environmental and economic impact.
This new form of event management also aims to be digital, and our partners have already reinvented themselves in order to be in full harmony with the new trends enabling acquisition of new audiences. As regards hotels and seminar venues, there are increasing numbers of offers facilitating organisation of hybrid meetings including videoconference systems and interactive touchscreens. Event management agencies have also developed a broad range of remote event offers, facilitating video recording and livestreaming in the Grand Est Region’s major venues.