Palacongressi di Rimini

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Palacongressi di Rimini
Palacongressi di Rimini
Palacongressi di Rimini
Maximum capacity
Rooms 24000
Boardroom capacities 9000
Conference capacities 4700
Cocktail capacities 3950
Maximum number of meeting rooms 39
Palacongressi di Rimini

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Awarded as Best Italian Congress Centre Location 2016 during BEA Festival (Best Event Award)

Rimini is the ideal destination to host any type of event. It offers the perfect blend of a territory steeped in history, a splendid and diverse inland area, modern accommodation and entertainment facilities, simple and accessible logistics.

The Palacongressi di Rimini is one of the largest and most innovative congress facilities in Italy; an extraordinary location in terms of position, architecture, technology and the versatility of its spaces. Built to the highest standards of eco-compatibility, technological innovation and flexibility, it features 39 rooms (total of 9,000 guests), 4,700 seats in the plenary room, as well as 11,000 sqm of exhibit space.

The venue is set in an extensive urban park, in a perfectly eco-friendly context. Driving this concept home, the Palacongressi di Rimini is also the first Wellness Congress Location in Italy, combining congress work with time dedicated to wellbeing and healthy eating It also supports the social responsibility initiative Food for Good, donating leftover food from events to charity.

Management of the Palacongressi di Rimini is entrusted to the Convention Bureau della Riviera di Rimini (Event & Conference Division of the Italian Exhibition Group SpA, leading exhibition and convention provider in Italy), a consolidated, dynamic organization that ensures the event will be a resounding success. From the concept to strategic planning, from operations management to post congress assistance, it will be by client’s side providing a complete, customized service, free of charge



Rimini, a land beyond expectations

Hotel chain

  • Best Western
  • Holiday inn


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Rooms and equipment

Name of the room Surface Height under ceiling Daylight Board room U-Shape Classroom Conference Cocktail Banquet Cabaret Auditorium

Piazza Hall (1 to 6)

4739 12     2800 4700 3950 2700    

Castello Room (1 to 2)

576 8     308 580 480 384    

Tempio Room (1 to 2)

459 5     224 440 380 288    

Arco Room

318 4


53 140 260 265 184    

Ponte Room (1 to 2)

134 4


35 64 110 110 80    

Arengo Room

305 5       282 --      

Parco Room (1 to 2)

134 4


35 64 110 110 80    

Fontana Room

112 4


14     --      

Orologio Room

92 4


23 35 70 75 48    

Borgo Room (1 to 2)

134 4


35 64 110 110 80    

Porto Room

100 4


25 40 90 80 48    

Lavatoio Room

126 4


35 56 103 100 80    

Marina Room (1 to 2)

183 4


49 88 165 150 96    

Anfiteatro Hall (1 to 2)

1680 11         --     1540

Faro Room

77 4


19 35 54 65 48    

Vecchia Pescheria Room

55 4


13 21 36 45 32    

Squero/Bastioni Room

61 4


15 21 40 50 32    

Breakout rooms (4 to 9)

30 4


14 13 22 25 16    

Breakout room 1

28 7


14 13 20 25 16    

Breakout room 2

34 3


14 13 20 25 16    

Breakout room 3

34 3


14 13 20 25 16    

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Each room bears a name reflecting the history and soul of Rimini. The Palacongressi is one of the city's most recent treasures, with its 39 rooms, 3 entrances to facilitate flows and access to events, Digital Signage throughout the entire facility, 500 parking spaces and a bus terminal.

Meeting room

The 39 rooms of the Palacongressi di Rimini are lit with both natural light and artificial/scenic lighting, with seating capacities ranging from 4.700 in the Piazza Hall to 20 in the breakout room, giving total seating capacity for 9.000 persons.

 The Rimini Palacongressi Conference Centre is distributed on 4 levels, linked by spacious public areas giving quick and easy access to all services, including areas for relaxation, catering points, information desk and cloakrooms. The 3  independent entrances mean that different events can be held simultaneously.  On the first floor the Amphitheatre Hall counts 1.540 fixed seats and it's divisible into two conference rooms. The use of natural materials such as wood, glass and stone, combined with Italian style decor, gives the venue a unique personality and makes it a truly liveable space.

Technical equipment

Adjustable modular stages, motorised screens, motorised profile spots, dolly video system on rack, sliding/mobile, soundproof and noise reducing partition walls, travelling crane/steel beams with mobile/sliding racks for rigging, sliding power hoists, motorised truss systems, possibility to position the cameras beside the stage, at the back of the room, in the control room, dropped ceiling equipped with light projectors and set-up for rigging, rapid sliding of truss systems to any point , set up for rapid graphics hook up.


All catering services - from coffee breaks to gala dinners - are provided by Summertrade, a leader in food excellence, a subsidiary of Italian Exhibition Group. More info at

Eating is no longer just about nourishing your body, it is increasingly becoming a social and cultural act linked to pleasure and feeling good. SUMMERTRADE, the catering and banqueting partner of the Palacongressi, is well aware of the importance of this shift, and firmly believes that the social element of a lunch break or gala dinner should be considered an integral part of the event, and not merely a moment of distraction. Enjoying your food goes hand in hand with taking pleasure in your work.



A team of professionals will assist the client in customising their event. The technical team, as experts on the venue's potential, can design audio/video/lighting plants, create the perfect setting, enrich the image of the event by means of graphics, décor and multimedia tools all part of the existing technologies in the venue. Carefully selected qualified partners provide services required during the event: catering services, selected staffing of security, hostesses, assistants, interpreters and translators.

The Convention Bureau della Riviera di Rimini manages the activity of the Palacongressi di Rimini, providing services that steer its clients through all the organisational stages of their event: from the bidding process to negotiating the media, broadening its scope to include a increasingly wider range of communication and marketing services.


Via the Local Organising Committee, a constant link between institutions and businesses in the tourism sector, CBRR guarantees the organiser the support and collaboration of the destination in carrying out the event. Through AIA PALAS, an association of selected hotels providing booking for events hosted in the Palacongressi, it's possible to access an innovative and completely free system which guarantees quality accommodation at the best rates. Thanks to a multifunctional card which the participants receive from their hotel on arrival, it is possible to manage personalised information, accreditation functions and other services, together with offers and discounts reserved to congress participants ( ).


CBRR can provide, upon request, guided tours both in the city and inland towns as well as post-congress leisure activities: wine and food itineraries, customised shopping trips and health spa packages.

When you choose Rimini, you are guaranteed a cutting-edge conference centre, hundreds of top hotels, and much more: you will enjoy the lifestyle, the quality and the small pleasures of a city on a human scale. Your gaze will sweep from the hills to sea, your taste buds will discover new and age-old flavours. Travel through centuries of history while you indulge in a spot of shopping, experiencing the culture and museums of Rimini, the picturesque inland villages and local haunts of Federico Fellini, or enjoying your favourite sport and boosting your wellbeing.

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Additional accommodation

From leading international chains to charming boutique hotels, or the legendary Grand Hotel di Rimini of Fellini fame, you will be spoiled for choice.



Tourism and cultural activities

There are infinite reasons that make the Riviera di Rimini such an appealing congress destination. First of all a unique setting, stretching from the lush hills down to the Adriatic sea, immersed in an artistic and natural heritage of Roman monuments and Renaissance masterpieces, Medieval towns and castles.

Moreover, in Rimini you can experience wine and gastronomy tours, twilight cruises along the coastline, excursions on horseback or bikes, late-night beach dinner and many other activities, all of this with an unparalleled range of accommodation and entertainment opportunities.


BY AIR “Guglielmo Marconi” International Airport in Bologna is located approximately 100 km from Rimini via motorway, and can be reached in an hour with the Rimini Bologna Airport shuttle.



Rimini has a modern and efficient urban transport network comprising minibuses, luxury coaches and eco-friendly vehicles.

Railway station

BY TRAIN Rimini station is just 1.5 km from the Palacongressi, and is serviced by high speed trains reaching Bologna in 1 hour, Milan in 2 hours and Rome in just under 4 hours.


BY CAR The motorway network links Rimini to the rest of Italy and to Europe. The city is located on the A14 Milano-Bari motorway.


Strategically located in the centre of Italy and serviced by a dense network offering various connections, Rimini is easily reached both from within Italy and from abroad.

Enjoy the peace and quiet of nature along the green trails and cycle lanes on bikes provided free of charge for guests of all the hotels in the Riviera.


  • Railway station
  • Downtown




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Contact details

Address : Via della Fiera, 23 47921 Rimini

Tel : + 39 0541 711500

Fax : + 39 0541 711505

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Event & Conference Director - ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP S.p.A.

Tel : + 39 (+39) 0541 711500

Fax : + 39 (+39) 0541 711505


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