Madrid's Convention Centre - Palacio de Congresos
In the early seventies it was decided that a conference centre should be built in Madrid and this world-class facility is now located on Paseo de la Castellana in the heart of Madrid's financial district, close to the
AZCA commercial area.
The Palacio de Congresos de Madrid is instantly identifiable from the large mosaic composition on its façade created by the Spanish Catalan painter, sculptor and ceramist, Joan Miró i Ferrà. Miró achieved international acclaim during his lifetime by developing his own unique style – utilising organic forms and flattened picture planes drawn with a sharp line. His work has been interpreted as Surrealism, with such luminaries as the famous author Ernest Hemmingway being amongst his clientele. King Juan Carlos of Spain awarded him the Gold Medal of Fine Arts in 1980.
The centre is close to several of the best
shops in the city, with the Santiago Bernabéu football stadium nearby (home of the Real Madrid Football Club). This superb venue is one of the main conference centres in the capital and hosts more conferences than any other venue in Spain.
Palacio de Congresos de Madrid offers numerous polyvalent premises for up to 2,000 people, but is happy to provide facilities for much smaller groups. The centre features a variety of spaces, conference halls, exhibition halls, auxiliary halls, auditoriums, summary tables and floor plans. It can meet the most demanding of event hosting requirements, with music performances by international stars also being held at the Palacio de Congresos on a regular basis.
A full range of services is made available through exclusively procured companies to anyone utilising the centre for their event. Many basic services are included in the hiring fee for the various venue options available. These include heating, air conditioning, cleaning of common areas, standard office furniture, PA systems and standard room assembly.
More information about the services offered may be found in this
A large number of optional services can also be procured. These include restaurant and catering services, cleaning of exclusive areas, a variety of audiovisual media facilities, photography/publicity and graphic design services, direct-access parking facilities, and qualified security personnel. The provision of specific requirements for personal comfort is also an option, which can include extra furniture, plants, flowers, analogical/digital phone lines, office and setting up materials.
The Palacio de Congresos is in close proximity to the Nuevos Ministerios Metro station that also has a link to Barajas International Airport – about 20 minutes away – and a special baggage check-in for the airport route. Bus and short distance train links are also conveniently accessible, with the Chamartin station located just 10 minutes away, and the Atocha station at around 20 minutes ride by bus.
This meeting hall is also relatively close to the
Parque Empresarial Cuatro Torres, Madrid's latest business district which
includes the capital's tallest skyscrapers and the impressive
Madrid Tower hotel.
Address: Paseo de la Castellana 99, 28046 Madrid
Tel: (+34) 91 337 81 00
Fax: (+34) 91 597 10 94
Metro: Santiago Bernabéu Station (Line 10) or Nuevos Ministerios Station (Line 8)
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