High-quality and sustainable welcome

"Bordeaux Bienvenue" is the embodiment of a welcome where every detail has been thought through to ensure a seamless experience for participants in events with high added value for the region.

Welcome to Bordeaux is a comprehensive scheme that ensures high-quality and sustainable hosting of major business events. It ensures better organisation, optimises the participants’ experience, and creates a link with players in the local territory, based on a committed event strategy that is more respectful of the economic and social environment.

For events that meet the criteria*, Welcome to Bordeaux offers a range of advantages depending on the type of event. For example, guaranteed accommodation availability and rates via the hotel charter, free access to public transport, signposting in town, welcome facilities at the station and airport, tourist information at the congress venue, welcome by a political figure, etc.

Welcome to Bordeaux is also a collective comprising all of the institutional and business players responsible for hosting events in Bordeaux, who join forces to offer participants a top-quality welcome.

* event taking place at 3 destinations for 2 days and involving over 150 participants

The existing benefits

Determined according to different criteria

  1. Travel to the event the previous year to promote the destination
  2. Airport reception
  3. Welcome reception at City Hall and/or welcome of the Mayor or one of his representatives at the convention site
  4. Tourist information, reservations for visits and excursions at the congress site
  5. Brochures and maps available
  6. Transport passes offered to all participants in the event
  7. Communication on the Bordeaux Convention Bureau's media (website, social networks) and to professionals with essential information on the event.
  8. Hotel charter guaranteeing rates and availability
  9. Flagging and displaying on the city's transport lines and places of interest (downtown streetcar shelter, convention site)
  10. City Passes offered to the president and/or speakers (10 people per conference)

Eligibility Criteria

Organize a minimum of one event in 3 destinations during 2 days with more than 150 participants.

Example of VINEXPO 2019

Pavoisement VINEXPO 2019
© Bordeaux Convention Bureau
Pavoisement rue VINEXPO 2019
© Bordeaux Convention Bureau
Affichage TBM VINEXPO 2019
© Bordeaux Convention Bureau
Accueil gare VINEXPO 2019
© Bordeaux Convention Bureau
Pavoisement gare VINEXPO 2019
© Bordeaux Convention Bureau