Conference infrastructure

Each year around 2,500 conferences and meetings take place in Geneva, attended by approximately 200,000 delegates and experts, including around 4.500 heads of States and Governments, ministers and other dignitaries.

Geneva offers top-quality infrastructure to accommodate all types of international meetings: ministerial conferences, high-level gatherings, expert seminars or sensitive negotiations.

In addition to the list below, you will find more information about meeting rooms available in Geneva on the following websites:

Genève Tourisme & Congrès' "Venue finder"

CAGI's Guide of meeting rooms

CAGI's meeting spaces available for rent


The International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG)

The International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG) is located close to the Place des Nations, the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and most international organizations. It is available free of charge to international organizations wishing to use it for their conferences.

The CICG can accommodate up to 2,200 people in rooms of varying sizes and configurations, all with the latest technical equipment.

More information

The Varembé Conference Centre (CCV)

The Varembé Conference Centre (CCV) is located just steps from the CICG. It can accommodate conferences of 15 to 200 people and can be used independently or in conjunction with the CICG. Its rooms have high ceilings and ample natural lighting. Offices, a dining room and multipurpose spaces complement the available facilities. 

More information

The Palexpo Conference Centre

The Palexpo conference centre can accommodate up to 11,000 delegates. It offers 31 rooms with a capacity ranging from 80 to 3,600 seats. It also includes seven exhibition halls and hosts international fairs such as the yearly International Motor Show.

Conveniently located at a mere ten minute walk from the airport, the Palexpo conference centre is also easily accessible from the international district and the city centre by public transit. 

More information

The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG)

The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) has a capacity of 9,700 seats, including the Assembly Hall with 1,800 seats, the Council Chamber with 400 seats and 34 conference halls. 

UNOG Division of Conference Management

WMO Conference Centre

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) conference centre has a hosting capacity of 455 seats in three conference rooms with the latest equipment: booths for the simultaneous use of eight working languages, access to advanced audio-visual tools and WIFI or cable internet.

More information

The Maison de la paix Meeting Centre

The Maison de la paix Meeting Centre’s strategic location within International Geneva makes it the ideal home for general assemblies, expert seminars, arbitration hearings and diplomatic negotiations.

More information