Lugano’s elegant and modern Convention Centre is centrally located, close to the heart of the city’s financial and recreational facilities and right next to the splendid municipal park, Parco Ciani and the lakeshore. The centre is located within easy walking distance of many hotels, shops and attractions. Ideal for all kinds of events, it is equipped with the most modern technology and fully air-conditioned. An amphitheatre for 1,130 persons with a fixed stage, break-out rooms with dividing walls, a banquet room for 850 persons and a large exhibition area (1,350 + 830 m²) offer the ideal location for meetings, workshops, seminars, conventions, banquets, exhibitions and shows. About 250 parking spaces are available directly in front of the Convention Centre. One of the most appealing aspects of the Convention Centre Lugano is its uncluttered hallways, wide stairways and outside terraces, spacious yet people-friendly in scale and ideal for networking between sessions.
In our region there are more than 4500 rooms available for all sorts of needs and budgets. The management of rooms available in the Lugano area during congresses or great events may be organized by the Convention Centre staff free of charge, thanks to a useful online booking service.
The Convention Centre has a high-speed wireless internet connection, simultaneous translation systems and the latest technology for the audiovisual and IT systems in collaboration with our partners.
Free choice of the catering service for any kind of event. The Convention Centre maintains of a list of selected catering companies for all needs.
Ristorante Parco Ciani
Located directly inside Lugano’s Convention Centre, the Parco Ciani Restaurant conjugates high culinary standards to sophisticated surroundings. Ideal for light lunches during lunch breaks, it also offers the possibility of organizing events. Besides gastronomic events and seasonal specialties, the Parco Ciani Restaurant is simply ideal organizing catering services inside the Convention Centre itself.
Parking for attendees at conferences is available at a reduced daily rate direct in front of the Centre.
Upon request and free of charge our staff can also handle the organisation of banquets and gala evenings in different venues, excursions, spouse programmes, transfers, guided tours and hostess service.