Attending a conference in the sun is winning incentive for many delegates.
Having short and mild winters and maybe the best climate in the Mediterranean part of the European Union, Cyprus is a destination that enjoys abundant sunshine with over 300 days of sunlight annually. Combining a conference with outdoor activities in Cyprus is easy and relaxing, not just because of the great weather but also because of the short travel distances.
This means that in Cyprus you can experience firsthand one of the oldest civilisations of the world going back 10,000 years without having to travel hundreds of kilometres.
The Cypriots with their genuine and strong spirit of hospitality will make you feel at once like home.
Indulge your senses in the divine smells and heavenly tastes of the Cypriot cuisine. Enjoy Eastern Mediterranean flavours and let yourself slip into the relaxed Cypriot pace of life.
Superb hotel establishments all over the island with excellent conference facilities, superior comfort and first class services can accommodate your group or conference participants allowing them the convenience of staying in the same location as their event.
A number of unique venues throughout the island lend themselves to small conferences, gala dinners, themed nights or opening ceremonies, offering unusual surroundings that are bound to impress your conference participants or incentives group like the ancient Curium Theatre, the Paphos Castle square, the Mediaeval Manor at the Aphrodite’s Temple. Moreover, the island’s six wine routes have also proved popular for C&I groups. There are over 40 boutique wineries to choose from, many offering traditional Cypriot cuisine with panoramic views and some of them also offering conference facilities.
Cyprus has the ability to create meetings with warmth and enthusiasm that will bring the drive for success back home to your business. The experiences and memories from your trip will carry over the passion that will follow you to reach your goals.
Cyprus offers 309 conference rooms, seating capacity for 30,604 people and 34,189 beds in hotels with conference facilities alone. The seating capacity by town is 4,460 in Nicosia, 7,295 in Limassol, 9,981 in Paphos, 2,600 in Larnaca, 5,572 in free Famagusta district, and 696 at the hill resorts.
The Cyprus Tourism Organisation / Cyprus Convention Bureau are at your disposal and ready to introduce you to the many possibilities and exciting opportunities that the island has to offer for the organisation of your next event in Cyprus.
Whether you are planning a full-scale conference of over a thousand, or a small seminar of just a few people, Cyprus can provide it. Having hosted meetings of heads of government in the past and with over 500 top companies and associations holding conferences here every year, Cyprus has all the facilities that even the most valued VIPs would need. With a reputation for quality and professionalism as well as top class service, you’ll find there’s no more distinctive venue.
The excellent amenities offer fully equipped conference rooms with varying capacities and the latest conferencing equipment. There are plenty of quality hotels with high standards of service to choose from allowing you the convenience of staying in the same location as your meeting.
Cyprus’ hotels provide every amenity the modern business traveller has come to expect and more, from swimming pools, tennis courts, sauna rooms, and beachfronts to salt-water pools, exotic gardens, thalassotherapy and health spas.
Experienced conference organisers are here to guarantee the success of your event by taking care everything on your behalf.
Turn experiences into motivation and motivation into returns. Offer your staff and partners the chance to hone their golfing or tennis skills at one of the island’s purpose-built resorts set in peaceful surroundings with spectacular views. Make them feel like millionaires for a day while cruising along the coastline on a private yacht or enjoying a city ride in a luxurious limo and let them be pampered at one of the island’s luxury spa resorts.
From jeep safaris into the Cyprus countryside, wine tours round picturesque villages, to themed evenings and activities, Cyprus offers endless possibilities. Whether you need a special show for your soiree, someone to organise games, gimmicks or other forms of entertainment, let the experts do it for you.
Numerous destination management companies with experienced, efficient and multilingual staff will draw up a complete tailor-made programme to suit your needs and be on hand all times to supervise every stage of the event. Their portfolio of original and creative ideas can include anything from an afternoon experiencing village life – sipping coffee and playing backgammon, or baking home-made olive pies and ‘halloumi’ bread – to a day following in the footsteps of Aphrodite, the legendary goddess of love and beauty and protector of Cyprus, from the place where she rose from the waves, to breathtaking sites where she was worshipped.
Cyprus Convention Bureau contact details:
Tel: (00 357) 22691251 / (00 357) 22691309 / (00 357) 226912 54
Fax: (00 357) 22 691313
E-mail: [email protected]