Holding a congress in the heart of the city of Lyon is the guarantee of a flawless event in an exceptional setting

Your Congress

Looking to organize a congress in Lyon?

We provide you the opportunity to hold your event in an extraordinary city with 2 perfectly suited venues both with end-to-end turnkey solutions to facilitate the organization of your congress.

6 good reasons to choose Lyon. 

  • An easily accessible city in the heart of Europe. 
  • 1st hotel offer after Paris. 
  • An extraordinary destination. 
  • A prestigious convention centre. 
  • 1st regional economic hub.
  • An innate sense of hospitality with the “Welcome By Only Lyon” initiative. 

Lyon is a leader in France and Europe in terms of innovation and research:

  • 6500 researchers.
  • 100 000 jobs in the healthcare sector. 
  • Industry leading companies headquartered in Lyon; Sanofi, Pasteur BioMérieux, Genzyme. 

4 Auditoriums for 150 to 4000 persons

65 break out rooms for 50 to 600 persons

150000m² of modular spaces from 300 to 27000m²

Discover our venues

Centre de Congrès de Lyon

25000 m² of modular spaces allowing for coherent and seamless running of your event. 



  • For your plenary sessions: 3 amphitheaters with seating for 300, 900 and 3000 delegates
  • For your breakout sessions; 35 fully equipped, well-lit meeting rooms with seating for 50 to 450 persons
  • For your exhibitions: A modular 8400 m² pillarless, daylit exhibition space, on one level with an easily accessible delivery bay
  • User friendly catering and reception areas
  • A comprehensive array of services dedicated to your exhibitors

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Eurexpo Lyon

Perfectly suited for Congresses with large scale exhibition requirements. 



  • For your plenary sessions: An auditorium with seating for up to 4200 delegates
  • For your breakout sessions; 26 fully equipped meeting rooms with seating for 50 to 600 persons
  • For your exhibitions: A 3000 to 27 000 m² adjustable exhibition space with easy access to plenary areas
  • Easy setup thanks to easy access same-level entrance to exhibition halls
  • 13 000 parking spaces

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Looking to organize a Gala dinner for 3000 people?
A farewell cocktail for 4000?

Find out more about 2 great venues

Matmut Stadium Lyon Gerland La Sucrière

A selection of references

The following have placed their trust in Lyon for Events. 

  • ECTRIMS (European Comittee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis)
  • IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)
  • ISPO (International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics)
  • ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine)
  • EANM (European Association of Nuclear Medicine)
  • Congrès des Notaires de France – The French solicitors Congress
  • The International World Wide Web Congress
  • Congrès des Experts Comptables - Chartered accountant Congress 
  • Congrès des HLM... – Social Housing Congress