The capital city of Prague is the most attractive tourist and meeting destination in the Czech Republic. The city of a hundred spires on the Vltava River is known to people from all over the world and it ranks among the most beautiful cities in Europe. on.
Prague is regularly listed in the TOP 15 meeting destinations and every year more than half a million people attend MICE events held there.
Let Prague inspire you, just as it inspired many significant artists and scientists in the past. The city’s mysterious atmosphere reflects in the works of Prague’s native son Franz Kafka. W.A. Mozart, whom „the people of Prague understood,“ completed and first performed his best-known opera Don Giovanni here. Prague also became an important university centre which gave the world a number of personalities without whose discoveries and inventions we could hardly imagine our lives today - contact lenses, silon, screw-propeller or nanofibers.
Prague is never off-season, and with direct routes from 157 destinations, nearly 800 hotels and 92,000 hotel beds, the city can accommodate the most demanding clientele. Prague has always been a crossroad of the most important trading routes, as well as a cultural and political centre of Europe. One of its major landmarks, the Charles Bridge, symbolises the historical connection between the East and West that made Prague a place where elements of Slavic, German, Italian, and Jewish cultures merged to create a picturesque city with a unique, magical atmosphere. Moreover, Prague is a green and very walkable city, offering a wide range of attractions within a small area - all is virtually within arm’s reach.
Prague is not only rich in architectural monuments, cultural heritage and historical sights, but it is also modern and dynamic. The city offers many options: you can hold a meeting in one of the monumental historical palaces or in a comfortable contemporary venue. You can have a pint in a traditional Czech brewery or enjoy fine dining in a Michelin-starred restaurant. You can take a historical tram ride or use the efficient public transportation system – ranked fifth best in the world. All this together makes Prague an extraordinary, attractive place, ideal for all types of meetings and incentive programs.
The city has a long tradition in hosting significant international meetings, such as the Annual Meeting of the International Monetary Fund in 2000, the Prague NATO Summit in 2002, and the largest congress in its history - ERA-EDTA (European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association) in 2011, which was attended by over 10,000 delegates. Recently, Prague hosted the EFORT (European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology) Congress for nearly 7,000 participants or ISPRS (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) for 2,500 delegates. The representative of meeting industry in Prague is Prague Convention Bureau. Established in 2008 and celebrating 10th anniversary this year, the organisation is aiming at offering the assistance to companies, associations or ambassadors looking for an ideal destination for their next event. EG