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7 Reasons Why Milan is the Best for a Congress

If you happen to be planning a congress or a meeting in Italy you’re lucky as, besides being one of the of the major financial and trade centres worldwide, Milan is the place to be for business in Italy as it is the undisputed capital of economy of the country and is perfectly equipped to host top-level events and congresses. Indeed, it ranks number one in the whole nation in terms of visitors attending fairs and hosts one of the largest congress centres in Europe: the futuristic MiCo. If you’re still uncertain about setting an important meeting in the city, here are some reasons that will make you change your mind“. That’s for WhereMilan: the magazine explains by 7 reasons why Milan’s so appealing for MICE. 

1. Hotel Network in the Italian Capital of Business

Boasting more than 380 hotels featuring over 25,000 rooms, Milan offers one of the widest choices for accommodation, ranging from top-level 5 stars to luxurious 4 stars hotels, as well as 3 stars, located close to the heart of city or next to the most important exhibition centres.
>> Check some of the best hotels for a congress in Milan

2. Milano is the Gateway to Europe

Milan is set in a strategic geographical position allowing the city to be connected with the most important capitals cities and core locations in Europe and worldwide, covered daily by more than 800 flights, including both scheduled flight and low-cost companies.

3. Milan Is Also History

A view of Milan: Roman ruins and skyscrapers
Though its highly contemporary look at first sight, the city boasts a surprising historical heritage, as it features origins dating back to 600 b.C, the period of its foundation by the Celts, which was soon followed by the conquer by the Romans. oday its relevance has remained unaltered, featuring Milan as capital of architecture, a pole of innovation and design with few equals.

4. The Italian Capital of Shopping: Fashion, Design and…

Men, women and even children can’t help but remain awestruck while strolling through the city streets and its shiny windows. That’s right, Milan is the undisputed Italian capital of shopping, featuring a well-balanced distinction between districts able to satisfy every style whim.

5. One of the Busiest Italian Cities

A visit to Milan only involves one “problem”: there’s so much to do that time seems to fly by. Whether you happen to be in the city for business or for leisure, saving some of your time for a visit to its museums or cultural hubs is a must-do that won’t leave you disappointed. The nearly 90 museums within the city are all unmissable venues and cover a broad spectrum of subjects that range from art galleries to history museums, as well as key destinations for fashion, science, architecture and design aficionados.

6. Eat and Party Out

When it comes to food, Milan has few equals as it features a vast array of restaurants that offer from traditional to ethnic cuisine, from local to international delicacies. The more than 700 Milanese venues are located within the most attractive locations of the city and include starred restaurants, the ideal destination if you plan to taste the best creations by Michelin awarded chefs, 5 stars restaurants hosted within high-end hotels, as well as gourmet hubs whose origins plunge into local history. But it’s not all, as if you wish to experience the traditional aperitivo ritual, the bars and bistros offering the chance to feel as Milanese as ever are countless and also include panoramic destinations overlooking the city.

7. Interesting Neighbourhoods

Milan’s strategic position allows many day-trip opportunities which include cultural trips, seaside destinations or historical and natural jewels.

If you are looking for a congress venue you can check the destinations proposed by Eventing Milan, one of Italy’s leading conference management operators since 1994“. Read the full article to find more suggestions: “7 Reasons Why Milan is the Best Location for a Congress in Italy“, by Giulia Minero for Where Milan.

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