Hosting a successful business event begins with choosing the right location. No matter the size of the event, the right location will have the best venue, facilities and easy access to public transport. You will need to find a location that has adequate hotels to accommodate your guests, along with ample bars and restaurants for networking before and after the event. Read on the learn of the best 3 cities for hosting a business conference.
Sydney, New South Wales Sydney is Australia’s prominent meeting place to hold events and is in the world’s top 20 destinations for business conferences. It is also a great place for holding business events and incentive programs. Sydney city offers unparalleled innovation, competitive research and is home to a growing base of smart minds and leading talents. Along with this, the Sydney CBD is located just a short 8km from Sydney International Airport and is home to the highly renowned International Convention Centre (ICC). The ICC is fully integrated with world class technology and has more than 70 rooms to choose from. It is also centrally located, being at the forefront of Darling Harbour, surrounded by a variety of hotels, restaurants and bars.
Darling Harbour Sydney on Flickr by Nhan Mai / CC 2.0
San Antonio, Texas San Antonio has is one of the leading cities in the world for hosting events. It has more than enough hotels to accommodate thousands of guests and is home to large convention venues including the Alamodome. This multipurpose facility seats a huge 65, 000 people and can be used as a convention centre or sporting arena, meaning it can be used for a business conference, event, rewards program, team outings and much more. Another great part of San Antonio is the warm weather and inexpensive restaurants. A three-course meal at a middle range restaurant will only cost you just over $20.
San Antonion TX on Flickr by Kinchloe / CC 2.0
San Diego, California San Diego is a renowned city for business conferences, but also offers so much more. It is home to a huge 255 hotels with a relatively low cost of just under $150 each night. This is one of the most attractive things about this city, as the cost is significantly smaller compared with other expensive hotel room rates in NYC and LA. San Diego is also home to the San Diego Convention Centre, located on the bay in the heart of the city. It is a whopping 2.5 million square feet of exhibit hall, pavilions, lobbies, ballrooms and more. The convention centre also offers exclusive catering and is renowned for its impeccable cuisine and service. Definitely one of the best parts of the city.