3 top reasons why to plan a professional event in Marseille

3 top reasons why to plan your next professional event in Marseille


Marseille and its town centre have been transformed and renovated thanks to the major event Marseille-Provence, European Capital of Culture.




Numerous improvements have been made for the occasion: pedestrian area around the Old Port, creation of two road tunnels to ease traffic in the town centre, new hotels including the outstanding 5* Intercontinental Hôtel-Dieu…
This successful celebration year that brought millions of visitors throughout 2013 spread a positive image of the French City around the world and many Organisations have already selected the destination to host their conventions and congresses.
See New York Times articles : Article 1 and article 2)

Marseille & surroundings offers a large range of meeting and residential seminar facilities to suit all kind of business event profiles.

For example, the region of Marseille Region is perfect for:
– High standard 3 day/2 Night Board Retreat
– Sales Convention for 200 Guests, incl. one day meeting and one day teambuilding activities
– Top Clients incentive tour with exquisite venues in Provence
– Yearly Kick-off in cutting-edge meeting spaces and historical venues for Gala Dinner
– And many more…

In volume, accommodation in Marseille is now 3481 rooms in 3* / 4* / 5* Hotels. Bear in mind they aren’t all located on the Old Port!
The price of fame incurs a necessary anticipation to secure rooms for large groups much longer in advance than it used to be. Availabilities requirements implies to plan important events several months ahead.





Business seminar packages that could include quality fun, sport or cultural activities

Incentive and teambuilding activities to start or end a working event program are a key asset in Marseille MICE offer.
Indeed, persistent sun, Mediterranean Sea and relaxing “douceur de vivre” give an excellent opportunity for participants to enjoy Corporate gatherings in Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, Cassis, Arles or Bandol.

If the above invites you to consider the destination for your next event, the Activ Provence Team will be delighted to help you planning and organising a truly memorable stay.

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