Events in Alicante: another way of enjoying the city
volvo ocean race en Alicante
Events in Alicante: another way of enjoying the city

Alicante is not only a perfect enclave to spend holidays all year round. It is also one of the favorite places in Spain for the organization of congresses at national and international level. The events in Alicante have many advantages: access facilities to the city and national and international connections, with the airport, Ave to Madrid, and motorways and motorways that connect with the rest of Spain. In addition, the climate, the proximity of the beach and the fantastic accommodation offer of the city make it the perfect destination for a few days of congress.

For this reason, the capital of the Costa Blanca welcomes every year a large number of professional congresses of all kinds, from specialties in Medicine to. The infrastructures to host this type of events in Alicante are many and of first level. The Palace of Congresses is one of the key points, a large building, with capacity for more than 600 people. Another interesting place is the Auditorium of the Diputación de Alicante – ADDA, a modern space capable of hosting up to 1,225 spectators. In addition, the city has two other centers: the San Fernando University Headquarters 40, and the Auditorium of the Caja Mediterráneo Foundation.

The entity that is in charge of the promotion and the capture of the congresses is the Alicante Convention Bureau. Last year 2016, more than 10,000 people visited Alicante from different professional events. All a record that is expected to surpass this year 2017.

Sports and culture

But the events in Alicante not only focus on this type of professional congresses, but the city hosts every year another type of sporting, cultural and social events of great repercussion, which fill the city with visitors and a spectacular atmosphere. For example, this year 2017 Alicante will once again host the departure of the Volvo Ocean Race, the most important regatta in the world. Next year 2018, will be athletics, specifically the European Veterans Championship. The Vuelta a España -the most important cycling competition in the country- is another event that Alicante has hosted on several occasions, as well as different international championships in other specialties.

If you are traveling in the coming months to attend a conference or a series of events in Alicante, you can find the perfect accommodation in Be Alicante, as our headquarters is very close to the ADDA Auditorium, the Congress Center and other venues . This privileged location will allow you to travel without problems until the congress and enjoy the city in your free time. You will be in the historic center, with the most important leisure and commerce areas just a step away. Contact us and reserve your room

 

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