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Madrid Convention Bureau

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In a nutshell...

Madrid is an open-minded city where culture, entertainment and business share an attractive, thriving space. Thanks to its modern and cosmopolitan flare and to the friendly and passionate character of Madrilenians, the Spanish capital makes everyone feel right at home while providing them with some of the world's most interesting tourist attractions. Madrid is also the best destination for those who wish to obtain excellent results by staging of any type of event: cutting-edge facilities, devoted professionals, a modern infrastructure, a booming culture, blue skies, a thriving lifestyle? All of those reasons guarantee that Madrid is one of the principle destinations for business travel and explains its 4th position in the 2012 International Congresses Destinations ICCA Ranking.

Main Events

For 2012 business tourism market: IPSA World Congress of Political Science. Congreso Nacional de Medio Ambiente CONAMA. Congress of te European Federation of Internal Medicine EFIM. Conference Expomanagement "Inspiring Leaders". WELLA 2012-International Trend Vision Awards Convention. Sapphire TechED 2012. Fitur Trade Show. Fitur Meetings & Events 2012.

Open all year round

Congress equipment

Conference Centers:
• Aldea Santillana, El Berrueco. Madrid, (17 meeting rooms, max. capacity 356 pax)
Phone: (+34) 91 535 32 63
Fax: (+34) 91 533 21 71
• C. C. Príncipe Felipe, Madrid (59 meeting rooms, max. capacity 2,242 pax)
Phone: (+34) 91 400 44 00
Fax: (+34) 91 400 44 59
• C.C. Mapfre, Madrid (8 meeting rooms, max. capacity 400 pax)
Phone: (+34) 91 581 16 27
Fax: (+34) 91 581 25 97
• C. & C. IFEMA, Madrid (76 meeting rooms, max. capacity 1,100 pax)
Phone: (+34) 91 722 50 74
Fax: (+34) 91 722 57 89
• Euroforum, El Escorial. Madrid, (46 meeting rooms, max. capacity 300 pax)
Phone: (+34) 91 896 70 00
Fax: (+34) 91 896 70 70
• Municipal Congress Centre, Madrid (31 meeting rooms, max. capacity 1,814 pax)
Phone: (+34) 91 722 04 00
Fax: (+34) 91 721 06 07

Exhibition Centers:
• Pabellón Cristal, Madrid (20,000 m2 available)
Phone: (+34) 91 722 04 00
Fax: (+34) 91 721 06 07
• C. & C. IFEMA, Madrid (200,000 m2 available)
Phone: (+34) 91 722 50 74
Fax: (+34) 91 722 57 89
• Municipal Congress Centre, Madrid (30,000 m2 available)
Phone: (+34) 91 722 04 00
Fax: (+34) 91 721 06 07

Services provided by the Convention Bureau


These are the arguments put forward by the Madrid Convention Bureau to promote the capital as a city for events. It can assist by:

_presenting candidacies supported by technical documentation adapted to every need,collaborating in the necessary expenses.

_organising inspection visits to Madrid to show,in detail, what the city offers to organisers(covering the expenses deriving from the same).

_providing information on the city.

_facilitating contacts with the most suitableservice providers in each case.

– providing publicity for the event (by means ofmaterials specially designed for that purpose:posters, leaflets, video, electronic screens).

– officially welcoming congress attendees, as well as providing participants with tourist information regarding Madrid.


Sports & Leisure facilities



With almost 3,000 hours of sunlight per year, Madrid is a bright and warm city. Its Mediterranean  continental climate is the best invitation to go for a walk. A great number of parks embellish the city and contribute to creating a pleasant and healthy atmosphere, making it, at the same time, the greenest city in Europe.


Madrid offers visitors everything one can imagine in terms of leisure and entertainment. In Madriddays are never-ending and they just merge with the night. Magical, tempting and seductive.

Madrid’s nightlife unveils all its charms and indulges in fun.




Madrid has three airports, the main one being Madrid-Barajas Airport. In terms of infrastructure, equipment, resources and air traffic, it is the most important air hub in Spain and the fourth in Europe. It is just 13 km away from the city, and access to it by public transportation is one of the quickest and easiest to use in the world: besides bus or taxi, travellers may take the Metro, where every five minutes a train to Madrid-Barajas Airport leaves from Nuevos Ministerios Station in the City Centre at a cost of 2 euros while you will pay only 1 euro for a one-hour ticket within the City!

In 2010, the airport handled over 52,000,000 passengers. Madrid-Barajas International Airport receives flights from over 173 destinations, including several low cost airlines, and is the main European air hub for Latin America. The inauguration of the new terminal that has set its capacity in 70 million passengers a year took place on 5th of February 2006.

The underground (Metro) is the fastest, most efficient and most affordable way to move around Madrid. The city has a vast metropolitan network, one of the most comprehensive in Europe, and covers almost all the points in the capital and many of the neighboring areas.Currently, there are twelve metro lines and three Metro Ligero (tramway) lines. Out of all these, Line 8 (Nuevos Ministerios – Airport T4) is particularly noteworthy. This modern line connects the capital to Barajas international airport, arriving in only 12 minutes to the rest of terminals, and to Madrid’s Trade Fair grounds(Ifema). The underground system covers a total of 317 km. The price of a single ticket with a validity of 1 hour is 1 euro.

Bus Madrid has an, run by  the company Empresa Municipal de Transporte (EMT), which covers the whole city. All the  vehicles that make up the EMT fleet, 2,022 in total, are air-conditioned. Madrid’s buses have special systems providing access for disabled persons. The cost for a single ticket is 1 euro. extensive city bus network



Airport: Madrid Barajas. 12 km in the northeast of the city.
Subway: 293 km in 12 lines. 1 single ticket costs 1,5 € min.
Bus: in all the city, 2,095 air conditined buses. Single ticket, 1,5 €.
Railway: specially important the high speed railway network, with 21 national direct destinations.

Main Cultural Activities & Curiosities

The Art Walk: along a stretch of just over one kilometre you will find the Prado -one of the world's finest art galleries-, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofia, as well as a number of other institutions and buildings well worth visiting. January: MadridFusión & Gastrofestival. Fitur. February: Arco Madrid. March-April: Semana Santa. April: 1/2 Marathon. May: Mutua Madrid Open. June: Book Fair. Veranos de la Villa Festival. September: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid. Architecture Week. December: Christmas (the celebration of the New Year with the 12 grapes of the luck in Puerta del Sol square).

Madrid is the European capital with the most hours of sunlight: 2710 per year.Madrid is the European capital with the most green spaces: 5,941.15 hectares. 26.4% of municipal land is located in the Monte del Pardo nature reserve. Madrid Río Park has more trees than New York's Central Park.


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