“Perfect planning prevents poor performance”
Year on year Greece is growing as a destination for business travellers. Greece is a country full of culture, history and natural beauty. Greece is a perfect destination for any conference, meeting or incentive trip with iconic buildings, luxury event venues and impressive attractions. The capital city, Athens, has extensive experience hosting large-scale events. In 2004 the city hosted the Olympic Games. With the combination of high-quality infrastructure, luxury event venues and a mix of historical sites in a modern metropolitan city, Athens is an ideal destination for a global conference.
Finding the perfect venue for a conference can be difficult. Depending on your requirements it can be hard to find the perfect venue. Here are our top conference venues Athens has to offer that were picked by our local experts.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is multi-purpose facility that encompasses the National Libarary of Greece, the National Opera and the Stavros Niarchos Park. This is Athen’s newest conference facility, having only being completed in 2016 and donated to the Greek state in 2017.
At any one time the building can accommodate up to 32,000 visitors. The center has multiple different solutions dependent on conferences requirements. Within the venue there is the National Opera which has a 1,400 seat auditorium, along with other spaces such as a 400 seat black-box theatre along with multiple other multi-functional spaces with varying capacities. With the mix of functionality and amazing spaces it is easy to see why the center is one of the top conference venues Athens has to offer. Find out more here.
The Zappeion Megaron is one of Athen’s historic buildings. Steeped in history, the Zappeion is located in the National Gardens of Athens in the heart of the city. The building was built for the revival of the modern Olympic Games. The building was then used during the 1896 Olympics as the main location of the fencing competition. Since then the building has seen many historic events within it’s beautiful walls.
Nowadays the Zappeion is used as a conference and exhibition venue for both public and private events. From small intimate conferences to large global conferences, the Zappeion can cater for every sort of event. The Zappeion has 25 distinct rooms that range in size from 1,044 sq ft all the way up 10,592 sq ft. It is easy to understand why this is one of the top conference venues Athens has to offer. Find out more here.
Facing the Acropolis, and only a stones throw from the Agora, the Athinais Cultural Center is a purpose built conference complex in the heart of Athens. The building was originally a silk factory, but was extensively renovated to create the multi-purpose conference facility. With a mix of industrial character and distinctive architectural features the Athinais Cultural Center is an engaging and amazing conference venue.
The Athinais Cultural Centre offers an unusual alternative to traditional conference centers, with a range of different options depending on requirements. The 70,000 sq ft venue offers a host of options for a savvy conference planner. Located in center of Athens the venue is surrounded by many 4 and 5 star hotels offering numerous accommodation options. Find out more here
The Megaron Athens International Conference Center (MAICC) was built in the early 1990’s, originally with 2 halls, but has subsequently been extended to include a further 2 halls. The Concert Hall is one of the creative arenas of Athens. Surrounded by monumental chandeliers, Dionysos marble and American Oak it’s easy to understand why the Megaron Athens International Conference Center is one of the top conference venues Athens has to offer.
Within the concert hall the Megaron Athens International Conference Center is one of the finest and most technologically advanced venues in Europe. Located in the heart of Athens, but surrounded by stunning landscaped gardens, the center can accommodate conference ranging in size up to 2000 people in a variety of space. Find out more here.
The Hellenic World Cultural Center is part of the Foundation of the Hellenic World (FHW). This Foundation is a privately funded cultural foundation based in Athens. The FHW is devoted to preserving the Hellenic and tradition around the world. The Hellenic World Cultural Centre was inaugurated in 1998 in a former industrial building that was built in the 1940’s.
The Hellenic World Cultural Center is a mix of ultramodern architecture blended with historic industrial elegance. Combine this with the technological infrastructure and the quality service of the staff within the venue and you have an ideal conference or meeting venue that can meet the needs of the most demanding and innovative events. Find out more here.
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