Krakow, the conference city
The city’s rich cultural and social milieu, beauty of its
central historical district,
and profusion of
Krakow superb location for congresses and conferences. No
wonder every year plenty of various powwows, from cozy business
meetings to academic seminars to tumultuous conventions, take place
here. Their participants feel attracted to Krakow with its
well-earned reputation of Poland’s premier tourist destination and
one of Europe’s most interesting old cities. At the same time
organizers also enjoy availability of specialist services such as
interpreters, catering, technical support, etc.
Conference facilities in Krakow
The city’s brand-new purpose-built
ICE Krakow Congress Center is situated at 17 Konopnickiej street and
Monte Cassino street, not far from the
Wawel Royal Castle
yet on the opposite bank of Wisla river. Its main Auditorium Hall
can seat up to 2,100 people.
Since the opening of
at Lema street in 2014 - maximum seating capacity of 18,000 - there
is no problem with
handling attendance of more than a couple of thousand. Such large-scale events
held also in other sports halls in Krakow, adapted for the task.
Practically all upmarket and mid-range
hotels in Krakow
can boast their own conference facilities. Usually they are
air-conditioned and well equipped. Some may seat even several
hundred people although most are meant just for tens.
Krakow has a number of halls suitable for a larger assembly and
often supplemented by a conference center providing services. Some
are situated in the downtown although spacious conference facilities
in the central Old
Town historical district are few. On the other hand,
theaters and the like double as conference spaces when
required. All in all, in addition to the aforementioned ICE Krakow
Congress Center and Krakow Arena, the city offers a choice of conveniently
situated auditoriums with capacity adequate for gatherings of 200 to
1,000 or so.
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