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Lisbon

Lisboa is a historic capital, an amalgam of 800 years of cultural influences that mingle with modern trends and life style creating intricate and spectacular contrasts. One will discover a major cultural centre blessed with mild, sunny climate, a fascinating melting pot where historic influences such as the rich maritime past are interlaced with modernity . Spread across seven hills always opening a window towards the majestic Tagus River. Richly captivating, Lisboa invites you!

Alexandra Baltazar
Alexandra Baltazar

Lisboa Convention Bureau, Manager

Location

Hemisphere: Northern
Continent: Europe
Country: Portugal
City: Lisbon

Components

International Airports: 1
Currency: Euro
Number of Hotels: 208
Number of Rooms: 21410

City Overview

Lisboa is a historic capital, an amalgam of 800 years of cultural influences that mingle with modern trends and life style creating intricate and spectacular contrasts. One will discover a major cultural centre blessed with mild, sunny climate, a fascinating melting pot where historic influences such as the rich maritime past are interlaced with modernity . Spread across seven hills always opening a window towards the majestic Tagus River. Richly captivating, Lisboa invites you!

CVB Overview

The LCB was founded in 1987 and has more than 200 associates including hotels, venues, meeting facilities and incoming agencies. Lisboa Convention Bureau offers impartial advice and assistance to event organizers looking to hold events in Lisbon region.

Knowledge Hub Overview

Spread across seven hills overlooking the majestic River Tagus, Lisbon is a key business centre and MICE powerhouse. Its ever growing choice of world class venues, hotels and incentives options make it a popular choice for major international events. Lisboa ranks in 9th position in ICCA´s world ranking for international association events.

Significant Convention Centres

Alvalade Football stadium - 500 pax • Altice Arena - 12,500 pax • Benfica Football Stadium - 380 pax • Casino Estoril - 1,100 pax • Casino Lisboa - 643 pax • Conference Centre at Belém Cultural Centre - 1,400 pax • Culturgest - 618 pax • FIL Meeting & Exhibition Centre - 500 pax • Lisboa Congress Centre - 1,500 pax and 2500 pax (Hall 2 – flat pavilion) • Lisboa Oceanarium - 117 pax

Protocol

A valid passport (or identity card for European Community nationals) is required. Visas are not necessary for citizens of EU countries, the U.S.A., Canada and the majority of countries.

Access

The airport is served by all major airlines and with daily non-stop connections to all major European cities as well as the US, South America and Africa (more than 50 destinations). Lisbon International Airport – Humberto Delgado - is located only 7kms from the city centre and from the majority of the conference hotels and congress centres. Metro, aerobus and taxis are available from the airport.

Accommodation

There are 300 accommodation units in Lisboa. Hotels with old charm or modern design, boutique, in palaces, high-tech buildings or in the middle of the countryside, seaside or golf resorts. Lisboa offers a grand variety of accommodation in style and budget.

Attractions

Culture / History / Modernity / World heritage sites/ Entertainment and nightlife / Gastronomy and wines / Shopping / 21 golf courses / World surfing reserve / Activities

DMC's/PCO's

Some of the largest DMC´s and PCO´s are members of the Lisboa Convention Bureau. Their teams of experienced, knowledgeable and creative staff guarantee the best quality/price ratio.

Knowledge Hubs

Agriculture
Automotive
Banking/Finance/Insurance
Oil/Gas/Electricity/Energy
Steel & metallurgy

Recent/future
international
conventions

CIRSE

Venue: Lisboa Congress Centre

Numbers: 6600
Event Date: 2018

EHRA - European Heart Rhythm Congress

Venue: Lisboa Congress Centre

Numbers: 6000
Event Date: 2019

EAACI - European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Venue: FIL + Altice Arena

Numbers: 10000
Event Date: 2019