Montevideo: world meetings and conference destination
Its strategic location in the MERCOSUR organization and a high level of infrastructure and services make Montevideo a capital city that is constantly chosen as the venue for important events.
Meeting tourism in Uruguay continues to grow and specialize, betting on a better position and professionalization of the sector. The segment is in full development and has increased its infrastructure in recent years with the incorporation of LATU, the renovated Solís Theater and the modern Adela Reta SODRE Auditorium.
To all this, in 2018 the Antel Arena was added, a new high-tech multifunctional arena located in the "Villa Española" neighborhood. It was developed for sports and cultural activities and has spaces for congresses, fairs and business events. Likewise, it has a retractable system of stands that allows to install the stage structure. The Antel Arena has an area of 40 thousand square meters and capacity for up to 15,000 people.
The City Hall of Montevideo has a Conference Center with five venues and a Foyer, available for congresses and events:
- Ceremony room, 550 square meters, with capacity for more than 450 people
- Salón Azul, 400 people
- Salón Rojo, 150 people
- Salón Dorado, 120 people
- Videoconference room, 20 people
All rooms have excellent lighting, audio and projection systems, among other services.
A large balcony, open to 18 de Julio Avenue, is one of the features most valued by foreign visitors.
Benefits of holding congresses in Montevideo
Among the country's competitive advantages for this sector are the VAT exemption for international conferences in all meeting rooms and related services, a policy to encourage the recruitment of conferences, the S.O.S protocol that provides financial support to associations and entities that apply for Uruguay as the venue, high-level professional congress organizers (OPC), as well as state-of-the-art services and technology
The file below can be downloaded to obtain the list of meeting rooms that are located in the city of Montevideo. You will be able to find suitable rooms both in hotels and institutions to offer you the best service in congresses, conferences, fairs, events.