Historic heart and modern vitality.
Milan is one of Italy’s most fashionable cities and one of the richest in Europe. It also holds major historic and artistic attractions.The past EXPO 2015 was a fantastic event.
More than 20 million visitors, more than 150 participants and about 5000 events held in 184 days of exposure; these summarize the numbers of the past Expo Milano 2015.
The infrastructures – from the skyline to the public transport network – have been upgraded. This means Milan is the ideal location for your meetings and conferences, now even more beautiful.
• Pillar of the Italian economy, representing 10% of GDP
• Base for 10 Universities, conducting 25% of the global Italian technical research
• One of the richest artistic heritages in Italy: the Duomo Gothic Cathedral, La Scala Opera House, the ancient Sforza castle, Palazzo Reale
• Modern capital of fashion and design, with the most important haute couture showrooms, a shopper’s paradise and a vibrant nightlife
• Numerous day-trip opportunities just outside the city: Lake Como, the ancient city of Bergamo, the Charterhouse of Pavia, and Vigevano known as Italy’s most beautiful piazza.
Three major intercontinental and international airports, 1 located in Milan, 2 within 40km of the city.
Over 200 different destinations linked by almost 3,000 flights a week.
More than 30,000 rooms found in 630 hotels. Over 160 are rated 4- and 5-stars.
One of the largest conference halls in Europe is located in Milan: 18,000 total seats, 70 rooms and a plenary hall with up to 4,000 seats.
A large venue for mega events is also available, for up to 10,000 people.
Other 320 event locations in the area: cinemas, university lecture halls, railway stations, large stadiums, re-converted factories, villas, historic houses and theatres.