Why choose Amiens?
OUR OBJECTIVE : TO HELP YOU FIND A TAILOR-MADE SOLUTION!
The ultimate in proximity.
In the heart of the Hauts-de-France region and only one hour from Paris, come and experience your convention or seminar in a friendly city. Whether you are on foot or visiting by bike, Amiens is both appealing and captivating.
Megacité, our convention centre is an ideal place to organise all types of events.
A verdant and peaceful destination
Amiens is the 4th greenest city in France. Winner of 4 ‘flowers’ in the Villes et Villages Fleuris (Floral Towns and Villages) competition, home to 300 hectares of floating gardens (hortillonnages) and a 65 km network of waterways. Amiens is just 1 hour away from the Somme Bay, ranked amongst the Most Beautiful Bays in the World.
Jules Verne’s city
Why not make Jules Verne the theme of your event? One of our city’s heroes, the novelist lived here for over 30 years. Visit the private 19th Century home where he wrote most of his Extraordinary Voyages, or organise a prestigious evening event in the Cirque Jules Verne, one of the few remaining ‘permanent’ circuses in France.
A personnalised service
Our chief mission is to support clients who are organising events. Whether your target audience is associations or corporate the Tourist office and Convention Bureau will provide a designated neutral and objective contact to accompany you throughout the organisation of your event.
We can accompany you in the organisation of your bespoke business events:
- Assistance with preparing applications
- Finding for the ideal venue for your event
- Organisation of a reconnaissance visit
- Finding hotel vacancies
- Proposal a programme for participants or those accompanying them
- Themed evening event
- Team Building programme
- Provision of tourist documentation
- Business gifts...
Supporting technological and societal challenges through 3 specialist areas: e-health - digital tech - energy.
Amiens Cluster’s incubator/accelerator is a centre of innovation, providing support from project initiation to starting a business.
Le Bloc e-health cluster: moving towards personalised health care plans
- Spinal column operations, with the assistance of Rosa the robot
- SimUSanté is the largest multi-disciplinary centre of excellence in Europe, in terms of simulation in a professional context. Aimed at healthcare professionals and students.
- 2000m² of offices, laboratories and workshops designed for healthcare sector activities, nutrition of the future, R&D and high-tech logistics.
EngergeiA cluster: Innovation for an energy self-sufficient city
- Energy Hub: recognised expertise in energy storage.
- Urban heating network: Amiens is the first French city to have a heating network based on combined energy associating 5 local sources of recovered and renewable energy.
- The BHNS: this electric, emission-free bus has improved travel in the city.
ADN Cluster: Artificial Intelligence serving customer relations
Amiens’ digital tech sector is rich and comprises some real gems in the field of public research, higher education and the economic sector. The ADN Cluster structures this sector to promote collaborative work between various players and focuses on artificial intelligence and customer relations.
Extend your stay !
And don’t forget to participate in the scheduled events:
Les Hortillonnages et Vous
Une visite des hortillonnages, idéale en famille !
Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
C'est LE trésor d'Amiens à voir absolument. Patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco. Véritable prouesse technique...
Cimetière Paysager de la Madeleine
Créé au XVIIIe siècle sur le site d’une ancienne maladrerie, le cimetière de la Madeleine constitue l'un des plus...