An excellent transport system, a wide range of hotels and gastronomy and modern facilities for meetings and conferences is what is required of a city to be considered an ideal conference location. This, and much more, is what Elche offers, with a multitude of possibilities, ranging from large trade fairs or exhibitions at the IFA (Institution Ferial Alicantina – Alicante Trade Fair Centre) or smaller meetings in a central hotel or in the middle of the Elche Business Park, to conferences in the modern facilities of the Congress Centre in the city centre, surrounded by the Palm Grove.
The Institutión Ferial Alicantina (IFA) is a large multifunctional centre designed for business tourism and, in particular, the holding of major trade fairs, which is located next to the International Airport of El Altet, just 10 kilometres from the city centre.
Elche´s Miguel Hernández University (UMH) has all the necessary infrastructure for the holding of conferences and also has excellent sports facilities. It has an ideal location and accessibility, just a ten minute walk from the city centre and in front of the bus and train stations.
The central Huerto del Cura Hotal offers the possibility of holding conferences in an exotic, unique and distinct location: a veritable forest of palm trees surrounds this hotel complex. It has 14 modular meeting rooms, capable of accommodating up to 850 people.
At the Jardín Milenio Hotel, in the midst of the Palm Grove and just a few minutes from the heart of the city, conferences may be held in a tranquil, welcoming atmosphere. Meeting rooms for up to 250 people are available.
With a range of meeting rooms and conference halls, able to accommodate 150 people, the Holiday Inn Hotel at the Elche Business Park, has the added value of proximity to the businesses and services of this modern industrial estate.
At the Areca Hotel, located in small town of Torrellano, 2.5 kms from Elche Business Park and 3 kms from the International Airport of El Altet, it is possible to hold conferences for up to 80 people.
The Carrús Industrial Estate, near to the city centre, houses the H2 Hotel, suitable for small company meetings and situated at an industrial crossroads just a few metres from the Mediterranean motorway.
Institución Ferial Alicantina (IFA)
The Alicante Trade Fair Institute or Institución Ferial Alicantina (IFA) is a national point of reference in terms of events, trade fairs, conferences, seminars,