About Buenos Aires Convention & Visitors Bureau
Buenos Aires Convention & Visitors Bureau is a non-profit association created by private companies linked to meeting tourism, such as professional congress organizers (OPCs), hotels, event venues, DMCs, private companies dedicated to transportation and services, among others.
It has the support of the city government and works in conjunction with the Tourism Authority of the City of Buenos Aires, thus articulating the public sector with the proposals of the private sector. As a result of this joint work, ample opportunities are guaranteed to make any type of event in Buenos Aires a success.
What Buenos Aires Convention & Visitors Bureau can do for you
Buenos Aires Convention & Visitors Bureau is the link between the city and its event, facilitating the International Meeting Tourism Industry the contact with the most prestigious suppliers in the City of Buenos Aires, centralizing the order and sending it to the suppliers locally. Through its management, choosing Buenos Aires as your Event Destination becomes easier and more reliable.
Likewise, Buenos Aires Convention & Visitors Bureau offers new opportunities to its members from the positioning of the City as the main destination in Latin America to carry out all kinds of events. Some of the benefits of being a member are networking spaces among the members of the Bureau, possibility to attend face-to-face events with national associations, universities, and various entities, which organize congresses and events or access to contacts generated directly from the main trade fairs in the international segment, among others.
Practical information about Buenos Aires
Capital City of: Argentina
Total area: 203 km2
Official Language: Spanish
Local Currency: Argentine peso
Foreign Currencies: All major currencies are accepted
Visa info: Argentina has visa waiver agreement with many countries, you can take a look at https://www.argentina.gob.ar/
Climate: Wet temperate with warm summers and cool, irregular winters (summer from December 21 to March 20, winter from June 21 to Setember 20)
Electricity Voltage: 220V at 50Hz.
Why Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is considered one of the safest destinations in Latin America, its citizens are friendly and cordial with foreigners and are always willing to help them.
It has 3 fairgrounds with a total exhibition area of 150,000 m2 and several complexes for smaller events that allow great versatility. It has 5 to 3 star hotels with the necessary amenities and services for travelers, among which are the most prestigious international chains with a capacity of 30,000 seats only counting 5 to 3 star hotels, and each year this figure increases.In addition, it has important convention centers, halls and properties that offer the latest technical equipment.
Buenos Aires is a multifaceted and cosmopolitan city. There are many things that represent the city and its inhabitants, tango, folklore, football, meat, mates and dulce de leche stand out; Undisputed symbols of Argentines.
Since its inception, Buenos Aires, had the peculiarity of becoming a melting pot, by virtue of the large immigration flows that came to the country from various parts of the world, mainly from Italy, Spain and France with its culture and customs. Reason why, the City contains a particular beauty and history in each of its neighborhoods.
The iconic obelisk of Buenos Aires in the square of the Republic, the Plaza de Mayo, La Boca neighborhood with its tango locals, the Casa Rosada, luxury on La Recoleta neighborhood or San Telmo Flea Market on Sundays are some of the essential visits in the Argentine capital.