Standing Apart as Global Host to International Associations

Data de publicação: 04/12/2019
Monaco is a good place to consider some of the most pressing questions impacting global associations. With a breadth of options, superior services, and a pristine environment, Monaco sets the stage for inspired conversations and collaborations. At the centre of these conversations is the Grimaldi Forum where international associations often come once for a congress - and then come back.

AN ALLY FOR ASSOCIATIONS

Monaco has steadily built itself into a knowledge hub for multiple industries as well as a prime location for association congresses. Last year 150,000 rooms in total were booked for the meetings industry tourism in this country of 2 sqkm. Building on nearly two decades of experience, the Grimaldi Forum has become the venue where associations come from around the world to meet. Since its opening in 2000, the Grimaldi Forum was keen to develop its associations events and built a dedicated team to serve them {...}

A HUB FOR HEALTH & RESEARCH

Monaco is a knowledge hub for the health and science sector and especially those with a global scope of work(...)

The most represented business sector at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco is the medical and health sector accounting for 31 percent of organized conferences. The space is also repetitively selected by IT and research-related associations. “Monaco is a natural hub to organize associations convention from the health & research sector, as the destination itself is fully compliant” says Françoise Rossi {...}

UNIQUE BY NATURE

Monaco is spread across just 2 sqkm, but boasts 10 hotels with 2,500 rooms. The unified location puts attendees within walking distance of the event and entertainment options and supports participants’ total immersion in events. Monaco also stands apart for its cosmopolitan environment: with flights to 100 destinations accessible through the Nice Côte d’Azur international airport and 140 nationalities within the Principality, Monaco can be considered to sit at the crossroads of association’s global reach {...}

GROWTH PERSPECTIVES

To expand the breadth of opportunities available, the Principality of Monaco started an offshore extension project to expand its territory by 6 hectares by 2025. The Grimaldi Forum Monaco is positioned to directly benefit from this ambitious growth. It will increase its exhibition capacity by 50 percent with an additional surface of nearly 6,000 sqm {...}

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