In the Region of Madrid you will also find a broad and varied network of spaces that offer a complementary. It is focused on those companies and organizations that are not only looking for doing businesses or sell their products, but also to enjoy natural landscapes, gastronomy, culture in remote environments with multiple possibilities.
Due to its proximity to Madrid, Alcalá is an interesting choice to host a congress, meeting or event. It is a World Heritage Site that is equipped with all kind of infrastructures and it has a great cultural and artistic value. This city has been promoting the business tourism for years. It is member of the Spain Convention Bureau and the Congress Alianz of World Heritage Sites of Spain, and it counts with a promoting and developing organism: The Congress Municipal Office.
Alcalá has a capacity of more than 5,000 people among the municipal rooms, the University rooms and single headquarters, amongst which, we would like to highlight the following:
Regional Archaeological Museum
Plaza de las Bernardas, s/n
91 879 66 66
Fax: 91 882 18 77
Seminars room Prof. Manuel Fernández Miranda. Capacity: 77 people.
Parador de Alcalá de Henares ****
Old College Convent of Santo Tomás de Aquino
National Network of Paradores
Calle Colegios, 891 888 03 30
College of San Ildefonso. University of Alcalá
Plaza de San Diego, s/n.
General Foundation of the University of Alcalá
C/ Imagen, 1 - 3. 28801 Alcalá de Henares. Madrid
Tlf.: +34 91 879 74 10
Fax: + 34 91 879 74 55
Capacity among its different rooms for almost 300 people
Laredo Palace. International Centre of Historical Studies Cisneros
Paseo de la Estación, 10
91 880 28 83/24 54
Hall of Kings has a capacity for 60 people.
Corral de Comedias de Alcalá de Henares
Plaza Cervantes, 15
91 877 19 50
Full capacity: 165 people
Former Hospital of Santa María La Rica
C/María la Rica, 3 y 5
91 877 32 53
Events hall with 102,57m² and a capacity for 72 people
Teatro Salón Cervantes
Calle Cervantes s/n
Contact: Raúl de Pedro
Availability depends on the schedule. 454 seats for handicap
Auditorium Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales
Plaza de la Victoria, 2
91 879 74 30
Auditorium / Capacity for 200 people / Cloister available for multiple uses
Learn more: http://www.turismoalcala.es/profesionales/congresos-y-reuniones.html
50 kilometers away from Madrid, in Sierra de Guadarrma, you will find con San Lorenzo de El Escorial. It is a privileged site that has more than 2,500 seats in the meeting rooms, an accommodation offering with more than 700 rooms and restaurants, bars and cafes with a capacity for more than 5,000 people.
After a day of work you can take a walk around the Royal Monastery, on the bottom of Mount Abantos; enjoy a great gastronomy in many terraces; or finish the day contemplating the Sunset from the Chair of Felipe II.
With more than 40 years of experience, Euroforum Escorial offers to companies and institutions its management centres, Infantes and Felipe II. These have great installations, ideal for the permanent and residential learning, as well as for meeting, forums, conventions and congresses.
C/ Del Rey nº 38 Tel./Phone +34 918 967 000
Fax. +34 918 967 575
EUROFORUM FELIPE II
C/ Carlos Ruiz s/n
Tel./Phone +34 918 967 000
Fax: +34 918 967 575
REAL COLEGIO UNIVERSITARIO ESCORIAL-MARIA CRISTINAPaseo de los Alamillos, 2
Tel. / Phone 918 904 545
Fax. 918 906 609
Learn more: www.sanlorenzoturismo.org
In El Escorial you will find the ESCORIAL NATURA Convention & Resort (Carretera M-600, km 3,500 (M-600 va de Guadarrama a El Escorial). It is an eco-sustainable touristic complex, specialized on hosting all kinds of events both social and business. It is located in an unequaled natural environment. It has meeting rooms, working areas and an auditorium with a capacity for 400 people. Learn more in http://www.escorial-naturaresort.com/
Aranjuez, an ideal place to host a congress
The mild climate and its wealth landscape, makes this Royal site and the Aranjuez Villa one of the most attractive touristic sites of the Region. Thanks to its infrastructures and services, you can combine your attendance to fairs, meetings or businesses, with an unforgettable visit to the Royal Palace, a walk around the historic riversides, getting lost in the gardens or taste the flavorful and varied gastronomy from the Tajo Riverside..
GREAT CASINO ARANJUEZ
The casino has 5 halls with capacity for more than 2,000 people and a stage of 30 meters.
Plaza de la Unesco, 1 Tel.: 91 891 81 90 - Fax: 91 875 49 60
BUSINESS MEETING CENTRE OF THE NUNCIO PALACE
Address: Calle del Rey, 10. 28300 Aranjuez, Madrid
WINEHOUSE OF CARLOS III
C/ Leon Ruiz Ruiz 2
Real Cortijo De San Isidro
Tel.: 91 535 77 35 Fax: 91 554 70 27
Other sites in the Region of Madrid
Also, some Bullfighting Arenas of the Region are adapted to celebrate events, not only bullfighting, but also as follows:
Bullfighting Arena Las Ventas with five different spaces: "El Ruedo" the most emblematic, with a capacity for 1.800 people, "Los soportales", "Las terrazas"; "El patio de Caballos" and the "Sala Alcalá".
The Palace of Vista Alegre in Madrid with 4 different spaces with a capacity for 2,400 people.
Cubierta de Leganés, with an area of 12.000 m2 and a capacity for 10.000 people. It is an old Bullfihting Arena that has many multipurpose rooms where all kinds of fairs and congresses can be hosted.
And the Bullfighting Arena of Moralzarzal and the Bullfighting Arena of Navalcarnero