About Bologna

Welcome to Bologna, capital of the Emilia Romagna region, city of art and culture and prestigious seat of learning. As home of Europe’s oldest university “Alma Mater Studiorum”, town scholarly atmosphere to learn and create is making this city ideal place for sharing the knowledge and to find new members. It is also the city where you can come easy and fast thanks to just 6km away international airport and strategic geographical location in the center of Italy that makes it a natural crossroads and commercial hub transiting over 85% of traffic between North and South. Your event will truly be in center of happening.

Its intact medieval city center is recognized by UNESCO as the largest in the world and first-time visitors are amazed by its red roofs, cobblestone streets and 40 kilometers of covered walkways that are making your event weatherproof.

Bologna is home to prestigious cultural, economic and political institutions as well as one of the most impressive trade fair districts in Europe. In 2000 it was declared European capital of culture and in 2006, a UNESCO “city of music”. Bologna is also one of the wealthiest cities in Italy, often ranking as one of the top cities in terms of quality of life in the country: in 2013 it ranked 1st out of 107 Italian cities. Bologna and its province are home, proportionally, the largest number of businesses for residents in Italy.

Time spent in Bologna means, among other things, eating well. Its culinary traditions have made it famous throughout the world and it is truly the capital city of taste and quality food. Strong agricultural area situated in the fertile Po river valley means rich local cuisine and unique specialties for yours delegates that will be pleased.

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