Challenge

Offer a ‘heart of Europe’ destination in an attractive setting with the infrastructure necessary for such a large-scale event.

Brief / Needs Solutions / Benefits
Offer participants accommodation near the conference centre, Grimaldi Forum. Rooms were made available at Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo 5* and 4* Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort located only 5 minutes from the conference centre.
Have access to a conference facility accommodating all 650 participants for 3 days. An interconnected meeting space at Grimaldi Forum, Monaco’s conference centre:

  • Plenary sessions and meetings in one of the auditoriums accommodating up to 800 people.
  • Exhibition area and coffee break in a 1160 square metre foyer.
  • Workshops in 4 committee rooms.
  • Welcome cocktail reception and lunches held in the centre.
  • 100% of event-related services held at the Grimaldi Forum: project management, production, logistics, signage, reception staff, audiovisual, space arrangement and customised stand design.
Have access to a meeting space for work meetings at the hotel. Trivia and Nirvana Rooms at 4* Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort for 20 and 15 people, respectively, were made available.
Hold the cocktail reception and gala dinner in an exceptional venue for 450 participants. Mediterranean Gardens located in an idyllic setting between the sea and the lagoon at 4* Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, were provided as a private venue. Salle des Etoiles, the prestigious banquet hall adjacent to 4* Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort and located a few metres from the cocktail reception, was organised as a round table and provided as a private venue. Musical entertainment was provided in the form of live music and an open rooftop enabled dining under the stars.