Quito as a MICE Destination
- Sinead Mitchard
Quito is an extraordinary destination for business tourism, perhaps specifically for MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Exhibitions). The city is nestled in the stunning Andes mountains and surrounded by the enchanting Chocó Cloud Forest. With its abundance of convention centres, hotels, universities and museums, Quito is a perfect location for your next MICE event.
The city boasts 75 heritage sites, 13 haciendas in rural areas and 14 city parks with more than 200 hectares of green areas, making it an ideal setting for events and business meetings. Quito’s modern facilities include the Metropolitan Convention Centre, one of the largest and best-equipped convention centres in South America. The total capacity is up to 4,500 people in its 16 function rooms and exhibition spaces.
Quito’s public transport system is another reason why it is a top destination for MICE events. An efficient metro network comprising 18 trains, 15 stations and an average capacity of one thousand people per journey allows for easy travel throughout the city.
Quito as a MICE destination can accommodate over 10,000 patrons. With 10,000 rooms from small boutique hotels to large international chains, Quito caters to all needs and budgets. Quito Turismo are positioning the city as the perfect destination for MICE as well as concerts, sporting events and other activities.
Experience the best of Quito’s gastronomy, colonial-era jewels, and botanical gardens while enjoying modern facilities, transport, and a range of accommodations. Book your next MICE event in Quito and discover what this vibrant city has to offer. Contact one of our elite business travel experts today to begin your logistical enquiries to Quito as a MICE destination.