Lively, modern, international, mediterranean, multicultural, enterprising, friendly and attractive. With a fantastic gastronomy and great architectural and cultural heritage, there is no doubt that we are talking about Barcelona. There are few cities in the world that can offer as many different reasons to celebrate an important date there.
Sat on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, its strategic location, a modern, thorough network of services, wide ranging experience of hosting all kinds of events and its own particularly inviting character have all made Barcelona one of the three most important business tourism destinations, according to the ICCA’s annual ranking. (Position no. 1 in 2017).
1.6 million inhabitants
2,784 hectares of green spaces
190 university centres
4 world class hospitals
2,513 hours of sunlight a year
9.86 million tourists
79,455 accommodation places
4.5 km of beach
9 World Heritage sites
24 Michelin starred restaurants
9 music festivals
That Barcelona is the 4th most popular city in the world, and the first in Spain, to take selfies in?
That you can still visit a Roman temple dedicated to August in the Eixample neighbourhood?
That Christopher Columbus’ statue doesn’t point towards America, but rather towards Mallorca?
That the FC Barcelona badge can be spotted in one of the glass doors in the Santa Maria del Mar cathedral?
That there are 12 haunted metro stations in Barcelona?
The CCIB is located in the Barcelona neighbourhood of Sant Martí, in the Diagonal Mar area that was remodeled according to the new urban plan that was drawn up for the celebration of the Universal Forum of Cultures in 2004.
Located in the new urban business district of the city and only a few minutes on foot from the beach, we can offer more than 4,500 rooms that can be found in 4 – 5 starred hotels.
Around the CCIB, there are more than 1,200 rooms.
CCIB’s location offers you quick access to the airport along with a variety of different modes transport that allow you to travel to the city centre.