The place to meet

Located in the heart of Europe, Strasbourg is an attractive, intense metropolis where you will enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience: Europtimism!

In addition to its enthusiasm, Strasbourg has various qualities which are helping it to create the new economic meeting tools for today and tomorrow. Here's a taste of what awaits you:

  • The presence of the seats of the European Parliament and the Council of Europe, as well as several other European and international institutions, consulates and embassies from around the world, reinforces Strasbourg's role in the global arena. Strasbourg is where Europe's development is taking place!
  • With 54,000 students, 21% of whom are international students; the 29 awards received as part of the French government's Investing in the Future programme; and its Nobel Prizes for Medicine and Chemistry; the University of Strasbourg's reputation for excellence is well and truly established!
  • Innovation, competitiveness and skills in the research sector are reinforced by 5 competitiveness clusters ("Alsace Biovalley": therapeutic innovations; "Véhicule du Futur"; "Fibres Grand Est": fibres and eco-materials; "Alsace Énergivie": energy efficiency; and "Hydreos": water and ecosystems) and a system to develop technology and transfer it to businesses.
  • Ranked the 2nd most business-friendly city in France according to a COFACE survey, Strasbourg will help you to find the ideal partners to achieve all of your projects!

A unique way of life

Strasbourg also offers a unique and friendly living environment. Open and welcoming, Strasbourg is the ideal place to host, develop and enhance your events to provide the best possible experience for all delegates. It is a city with a high quality of life, located in the heart of a unique architectural and historical heritage, with an abundant cultural offering, breathtaking landscapes, age-old traditions and an authentic way of life, which includes the famous Alsatian cuisine!

Mobility at the forefront!

With 6 tram lines and 536 kilometres of cycle paths, Strasbourg is home to France's largest tram network and is the most bike-friendly city in the country! The ultimate Europtimist, Strasbourg has established itself as the ideal setting to hold your business meetings and organise your event! 



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