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Genova unforgettable event unconventional city


WELCOME TO

ACQUARIO PALAZZO DUCALE

PORTO ANTICO DI GENOVA CENTRO CONGRESSI

FIERA DI GENOVA

OSLO

MOSCOW

STOCKHOLM

COPENAGHEN

DUBLIN

Genova has excellent transport links and can be reached from all parts of Europe. It is now one of Europe’s main short break destinations.

AMSTERDAM BERLIN

LONDON

WARSAW

PRAGUE VIENNA

PARIS

Genova has always been a crossroads for people, cultures and traditions.

MONACO

Genova ISTANBUL MADRID

BARCELLONA

ROMA

LISBON ATHENS

GENOVA MILANO MALPENSA 185KM


VENUES HOTELS

PCO

YOUR CONFIDENT PARTNER

CATERING AND OTHERS SERVICES

n support in researching business partners, funding and local sponsors

The synergy between Convention Bureau Genova and local Institutions has successfully contributed in assessing Genova and its entire province as an excellent conference destination worldwide.

n fostering relations with local institutions, ambassadors and enterprises

A team of professional people will support you in every step of the organization of your event. Their experience and knowledge will be at your disposal for information, advices and to guarantee a flawless organisation.

n organisation of educational tours and inspection visits

The Convention Bureau Genova’s main goal is to make easy the job to all who are involved in the realization of the events, finding hotel accommodation, helping select the appropriate location and conference venue, advising catering services, incentive programs and all collateral activities.

We make the difference between a normal meeting and a truly

memorable event

n selection and inspection of congress and accommodation facilities n liaising between the client and the network of local suppliers n setting up social programmes n preliminary quotations n candidatures dossier n hotel booking service free of charge and through our Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs): n organisation of conferences and events


COMUNE DI GENOVA

CONVENTION BUREAU GENOVA, THROUGH THE EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT SIGNED WITH THE MUNICIPALITY OF GENOVA, CAN SUPPORT THE CANDIDATURE OF THE CITY THROUGH THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS • ensure the Insititutional support to the candidature (a letter of invitation to be included in the application document and ensure the presence of the Mayor or of the Councilor of Tourism and Culture of the Municipality of Genova at the official presentation of the candidature of the destination); • spread the information of the Congress through the press office and media channels of the Municipality; • provide bureaucratic facilities regarding transit and parking in limited traffic areas in favor for the congress organizers and for the partners of Convention Bureau Genova; • provide informative about the City of Genova; • ensure the presence and the welcome by a local authority at the opening ceremony; • prepare a welcome letter to be included in the program of the participants; • provide 30 free entry to the Civic Museums of Genova, with the indication by the Convention Bureau Genova of the list names (Board Meeting, Speakers VIP); • provide free institutional spaces (“Salone di Rappresentanza” at Palazzo Tursi, seat of the Municipality of Genova) to welcome events for up to 80 pax and subject to availability; • apply a reduced rate to the entrance to the Civic Museums of Genova in favor of the participants in possession of the registration badge to the conference.

AMBASSADOR CLUB

CLUB AMBASCIATORI

PER

GENOVA

It is an initiative addressed to local personalities with a strong sense of belonging to the city who perceive the increase of Genova’s congress tourism as a driving force for the economy growth of the city. The Club consists of the local personalities who hold key roles in their respective fields and have a wide network of national and international relations. The role of the Ambassadors is to propose the city as a destination for the congress they promote. Convention Bureau Genova will assist the Ambassadors in each step of the project, from the candidature to the organization of the event.


WHY CHOOSE Experience Genova is also discover the several souls that compose it. The fishermen and vacation villages in the East and West Riviera, with houses and picturesque glimpses, and the ones in the hinterland, with their untouched traditions. The stage images and the views, appreciated also as film set, are the frame for an intense cultural life.

ARISTOCRATIC AND LIVELY, BRIGHTLY COLOURED AND SLATE GREY

The city itself has many enviable characteristics and strong points that make it unique for such purposes. With its abundance of museums, theatres, palaces, archives and libraries, it is truly a city of art: so much that "Le Strade Nuove and the System of the Palazzi dei Rolli" were recognised by the UNESCO World Heritage List. Genova, the site of one of the largest European aquariums, is of course the perfect destination for sun and sea lovers too. All venues are situated in excellent locations near the city centre, combining the unique features of the port and sumptuous historical buildings with the latest technology.


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PORTO ANTICO DI GENOVA - CENTRO CONGRESSI

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odern meeting rooms and high standard technical equipment in the attractive Porto Antico. This is the heart of Genova and its medieval quarter was masterfully redeveloped and restored to the city by world famous Genoese architect Renzo Piano. The Porto Antico area is the ideal venue for conferences, meetings and other events. It also offers visitors a broad range of leisure activities enjoyable between work sessions or if you decide to stop over for a few days. The conference division of Porto Antico di Genova S.p.A. is managed by a professional team, guaranteeing the best support and assistance for all your meeting requirements.

MAIN HALL CAPACITY

HALLS

EXHIBITION AREA TOTALE SQ M

TOTAL HALLS CAPACITY

1480

13

8500

2200

Room Grecale: 740 Maestrale: 740 Grecale + Maestrale (Auditorium): 1480 Libeccio: 120 Scirocco: 140 Libeccio + Scirocco: 260 Ponente: 100 Levante: 100 Ponente + Levante: 170 Tramontana: 90 Aliseo: 40 Austro: 30 Zefiro: 30 Bora: 30 Brezza: 12 Marin: 40

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FIERA DI GENOVA

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iera di Genova is the only fair and exhibition centre in Europe to be situated entirely on the seafront, near the entrance to the Genova Port, at the very heart of the city, only a short drive away from the airport, the motorways and the railway stations. Its most attractive features include its brand-new waterfront multi-storey pavilion designed by Jean Nouvel, two marinas with over 500 moorings for yachts up to 60 metres long and its seafront pathways making it an ideal location for events with a high visual impact.

HALLS

EXHIBITION AREA TOTALE SQ M

10

29000

HALLS/PAX

Pavilion B Meeting rooms (mezzanine area facing the sea): max 798 persons distributed in 7 rooms with variable capacity between 40 and

90

per person on the basis of the project EXHIBITION AREA Pavilion B Ground floor (sea level): 10,000 sqm First floor: 10,000 sqm

Marina Uno Water Basin: 40,000 sqm Berths: 300 from 8 to 24 mt

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Tensile Structure Covered area: 9,000 sqm


PALAZZO DUCALE

FONDAZIONE PER LA CULTURA

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nce official residence of the Doges, the Palazzo Ducale is now a multi-purpose cultural facility, offering exhibitions, conferences, shops, archives, libraries and offices covering a total surface area of more than 26,000 square metres. The sumptuous halls on the piano nobile or main floor, as well as the fascinating outdoor spaces in the “Munizioniere” and “Sottoporticato” areas, are regularly used as venues for art exhibitions, conferences, shows, concerts and gala evenings. The impressive facilities are protected by advanced security systems and equipped with the latest multimedia equipment.

MAIN HALL CAPACITY

HALLS

EXHIBITION AREA TOTALE SQ M

TOTAL HALLS CAPACITY

420

5

2000

830

Room

meeting

banqueting

Sala del Maggior Consiglio

420

260

300

500

Sala del Minor Consiglio

160 80 120 50

80 30

120 60 200

180 90 250

Sala del Camino Sala del Munizioniere Sala Liguria

80

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ACQUARIO DI GENOVA

T

he Aquarium is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Italy and took the third place in the ranking of the most appreciated attractions in Europe in 2011, according to TripAdvisor ÂŽ, the largest travel review site in the world. When the Aquarium is closed to the public, the spectacular undersea settings carefully reproduced in the tanks are transformed into prestigious locations for unforgettable events that combine the pleasure of an elegant, relaxing evening with the fascination of a uniquely engaging cultural experience.

Room Blue Planet Hall Morays Cave Hall Sharks Bay Hall Sharks Bay + Lagoon of Sirens Mezzanine Blue Ship Rays Hall Blue Ship Blue Ship Deck (terrace) Nautilus Hall Blue Saloon Blue Ship

banquet reception

150 60 160

200 80 200

200 250-300 200 300 80 100 800 1000 50 80 100 150

Dolphins Cove upper deck

350

400

500

550

Dolphins Cove lower deck

Meeting Room Auditorium Nautilus Blue Saloon

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Venues

275 80 120

CATERING CAPURRO RICEVIMENTI SVIZZERA RICEVIMENTI


CASTELLO BRUZZO

T

he beautiful dining rooms accommodate corporate and private events of great refinement and elegance, private meetings, luncheons, openings, vernissages and gala dinners, seminars, workshops, conferences, receptions and private events. CATERING SVIZZERA RICEVIMENTI

150

350

PALAZZO DELLA MERIDIANA

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surprisingly elegant building in which different architectures and styles co-exist, frescoes and pictorial decorations of great value, a delightful outdoor area and a central position in the most visited part of the old city of Genova, at the end of Via Garibaldi. It is one of the “Palazzi dei Rolli�, a system of the Genoese buildings, Unesco World Heritage Site. It has undergone long and thorough restoration work.

CATERING CAPURRO RICEVIMENTI

200

unforgettable

985

Venues


PALAZZO DELLA TORRE

T

his historical building is situated in a strategic location, offering the perfect setting for gala evenings and events that are guaranteed to impress. It is set in a park of centuries-old trees, illuminated at night by burning torches and scattered with gazebos to allow you to enjoy cocktails in this oasis of green (structure tensile over 400 pax). Inside, the sixteenth century reception rooms are dominated by the sumptuous sculpted slate monumental fireplace.

CATERING WELCOME RICEVIMENTI

150

60

VILLA CHIOSSONE

S

ituated on Genova’s smart seafront promenade, the prestigious Villa has finally reopened after extensive renovation, with a mission to make an event a special one. The refined interiors enriched by frescoes and permeated with history, plus the splendid view out to sea, provide an unforgettable setting for your event. The villa also has a terrace overlooking the sea, with lighting designed to provide a suggestive atmosphere for a memorable event. CATERING GEMI PICCOLI E GRANDI EVENTI

160

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VILLA LO ZERBINO

T

he Villa today lives the splendor of ancient glories and is the prestigious setting for important formal occasions and fabulous events. With its ten rooms inside, the living room on the main floor and the guest, hosts gala dinners, openings, workshops and conferences, meetings and business lunches. A dream location, often the scene of photo shoots and film. The refined structure tensile side of the villa accommodates over 200 people.

CATERING CAPURRO RICEVIMENTI

180

800

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ACCADEMIA LIGUSTICA DI BELLE ARTI Spaces for social event in an art museum CATERING CAPURRO RICEVIMENTI

120

500

CISTERNE DI PALAZZO DUCALE The “charming” cellars of the Palazzo Ducale of Genova CATERING GEMI PICCOLI E GRANDI EVENTII

300

850

Venues


GALATA MUSEO DEL MARE Spaces for social events and team building activities

99

300

LANTERNA DI GENOVA The LightHouse from 1100 is a symbol of the city of Genova CATERING CAPURRO RICEVIMENTI

80

300

PALAZZO LOMELLINO Ancient nobility mansion CATERING CAPURRO RICEVIMENTI

40

200

VILLA DEL PRINCIPE PALAZZO DI ANDREA DORIA

Fascinating noble residence CATERING SVIZZERA RICEVIMENTI GEMI PICCOLI E GRANDI EVENTI

200

800

VILLA DURAZZO

E VILLA SAN GIACOMO A SANTA MARGHERITA LIGURE Ancient villas in Riviera CATERING CAPURRO RICEVIMENTI

200

400

VILLA SERRA COMAGO Historical and fascinating villa CATERING WELCOME RICEVIMENTI

170

365


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Hotels HOTEL

HOTEL

HOTEL

2

13

2

216

1812

99

TOTAL HOTEL:

17

TOTAL

ROOMS

2127


1

15 PRINCIPE RAILWAY STATION

8 6 AIRPORT

9 ACQUARIO

13

11

17

12 10

16

PORTO ANTICO DI GENOVA CENTRO CONGRESSI

3

5 4

7 PALAZZO DUCALE

14 2

FIERA DI GENOVA

CATEGORY

1 Grand Hotel Savoia 2 Melia Genova 3 AC Hotel Genova by Marriot 4 Best Western Hotel Moderno Verdi 5 Best Western Plus City Hotel 6 Best Western Premier CHC Airport 7 Bristol Palace 8 Grand Hotel Arenzano 9 Holiday Inn Genoa City 10 Hotel Astor 11 NH Collection Genova Marina 12 NH Genova Centro 13 Novotel Genova City 14 Starhotel President 15 Tower Genova Airport Hotel & Conference Center 16 Best Western Hotel Metropoli 17 Best Western Porto Antico

BRIGNOLE RAILWAY STATION

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ROOMS

HALLS

HALLS CAPACITY (n. pax)

117

7

230

99

5

90

139

6

130

64

1

50

115

3

120

133

12

200

109

6

200

134

6

170

41

3

100

140

7

180

145

6

130

223

7

180

191

7

450

283

21

900

87

49 50


professional congress organizers

PCO ARISTEA INTERNATIONAL

Since 1988 Aristea has been offering services related to congress organisation, association management, strategic consulting and planning of travels and incentives. Aristea has a wealth of experience in providing strategic advice across the scientific and healthcare sectors; organising everything from small company meetings to major international congresses.

GASTALDI CONGRESSI A professional and creative team ready to design the best original events, congress, conventions and meetings in Italy or abroad, every time with a different touch and in full respect of the given budget.

STUDIO BC Studio BC offers a 30 years old experience in planning, organization and management of congresses and events and in the development of advisory services and strategic marketing. Coordinates communication, public relations, logistics and training as part of the events.

STUDIO VIALE VON DER GOLTZ Set up in Genova in 1986 , works in the meeting and p. r. services fields and guarantees a perfect carrying out of the convention procedures by looking after every detail to fulfil the customer’s wishes..

SYMPOSIA ORGANIZZAZIONE CONGRESSI S.R.L. Symposia was established in 1991 as a company specialized in planning, organizing and managing congresses, seminars, training courses and conventions for the most important pharmaceutical companies, scientific institutions and medical associations.

Services AGCUBE SRL The firm AGCube has been composed by professionals with twenty years experience in Information Technology, develompment, networking and data security, from APP for exhibition centers, congress centers, museums and theme parks. The firm can provide also ticket office services, accesses control and all the support systems.

TEKNOCONGRESS More than 30 years’ experience in technical services to make your events unique, providing you with the most advanced technologies: audio, video, simultaneous translation, access control systems, audience response, voting systems, staging and light design.

I SALONI NAUTICI It is the subsidiary of UCINA Confindustria Nautica created in 2014 to organise Boat Shows, starting with that held in Genova, whose formula was completely renewed compared to past events, becoming not only the leading Italian boating industry exhibition but also a seaexperience.

PITTO-PZETA SRL Our company has been working in the sector of graphic production for more than 40 years. Particularly in the realization of: panels and exhibitions set up – backdrops for conferences – vehicles’ decorations – poster designing – internal and external signage – banners and standards – signs – pre-spaced lettering.


Catering CAPURRO RICEVIMENTI Creativity, innovation and versatility are what make Capurro stand out. In Genova since 1901, this company has been a synonym of receptions, catering and banqueting, a leader in the organization of gala dinners, business lunches, banquets and parties. It has always excelled in planning receptions at all sorts of venues including private homes, business headquarters, company offices and special locations, proposing fitting customized solutions for any kind of event.

Transport GENOVARENT

GEMI PICCOLI GRANDI EVENTI A catering firm established in 2001 by three business partners, who provide themselves on a long experience in the events sector. In this way they consolidated the company’s primary mission: helping business clients to make “unique” every professional meetings and private clients to make “memorable” their events , offering the most prestigious locations in the city and very special menues.

SVIZZERA RICEVIMENTI From the combination of the prestigious tradition and a new conception of the art of receiving was founded the brand Svizzera Ricevimenti that realizes corporate events and private luxury with impeccable style for a highly accurate and personalized service able to meet your needs. From small to big occasions, creates the perfect setting for events anywhere the customer desires. Svizzera Ricevimenti represents the style that characterizes each company always creating a pleasant atmosphere and attention to every detail.

WELCOME RICEVIMENTI Boasts of a twenty years old experience in the catering field, it can manage both large events such as meetings and conventions and private events such as wedding receptions and other ceremonies with a service tailored on clients’ needs. “Full service and a satisfying catering from two up to thousand people” is the appropriate slogan of this firm.

Genovarent offers a reliable vehicle rental service with driver day by day, all year long. our multilingual staff is highly qualified to offer a personalised service. Genovarent has a wide range of new vehicle, such as cars, multipurpose vehicle, luxury minibus and coaches. Our vehicles are equipped by every comfort and are able to guarantee to our client’s request.

ROBBA Specialized in vehicle rental services for the meeting and conference industry, offers a large range of cars with driver suitable, buses with all comforts and practical minibuses for smaller groups. Robba is an organization that has been improved over time, retaining its identity and traditions and has a long experience in the travel industry granting any type of transport in Italy and throughout Europe.


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COMUNE DI GENOVA

Palazzo Ducale • Piazza Matteotti 9 • 16123 Genova Tel. +39 010 5761975 • Fax +39 010 5955836 info@cbgenova.it

www.cbgenova.it

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