Boston’s international appeal is renowned and you don’t need to look further than our convention centers for proof. Thanks to our proximity to Europe, our reputation for exceptional hospitality culture, and our innovative spirit, Boston has regularly been ranked a top U.S. destination for international association meetings.
Easy Access In and Out
Logan International Airport offers nonstop service to 56 international destinations including Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Paris, Rome, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, and Shanghai among many other major world cities.
Flexibility and Creativity
Our convention centers offer the flexibility to host events of all sizes and scope in order to bring your vision to life. The BCEC is the most flexible, customer-friendly, technologically-advanced convention facility in the world. The updated Hynes Convention Center is the best-located major convention center in the country - right in the heart of Boston’s bustling Back Bay.
The history of Boston is America’s history. At our convention centers you are minutes away from cultural attractions that detail Boston’s involvement in America’s most significant past. Not to be missed are the Freedom Trail, a walking tour which takes visitors to 16 historical sites and covers two and a half centuries of American history, and the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, a multi-sensory museum experience that culminates in guests throwing crates of tea into the harbor, reenacting the famous event that forever changed the course of American history.
Old Meets New
More of a shopaholic than history buff? Boston’s past and present coexist, which is evident in our world-class dining, shopping, and cultural attractions. Steps from each of our centers are acclaimed restaurants, famous shopping destinations – such as the Back Bay’s Newbury Street –and cultural attractions to please everyone, from contemporary art connoisseurs to nature enthusiasts. Whether attendees drop into town early or extend their stay a few days past your event, there are plenty of activities they can take advantage of throughout New England.
The Athens of America
Boston is ranked as the world’s sixth best city for students, thanks to its cluster of academic institutions including MIT and Harvard University, schools consistently ranked among the top five universities in the world. What does this mean to you? You have access to some of the world’s great thinkers just outside our front doors. In Boston, we like to say: You don’t have to fly your keynote speaker in, they can take the T!
Tap Into Our Medical Market
Boston has a corner on the medical and biotech market in the world’s 21st century knowledge based economy. Our city is the world’s leading center for the development and manufacture of biopharmaceutical products and is home to some of the world’s premier medical research facilities. So when you host a medical or biotech event, why not bring it to Boston – a place where your attendees can gather, learn, and share knowledge in a hub of medical and biotechnology innovation?