Milano Congressi (Mico) is a venue in a city where you can comfortably cater for larger capacity events while indulging in the authentic uniqueness of European culture. Cities in the US and China offer an embarrassment of choice when it comes to venues with capacities for 1,000 or more attendees.
However, it’s not so easy when it comes to Europe. The architectural legacy may have left astonishingly beautiful public buildings but only a relatively small number are suitable for mid to large scale events of 1,000 attendees or more. Europe is reliant on more recent, purpose-built heritage to meet larger meeting needs. Mico is one of 10 of the best European venues to choose from.
Billed as Europe’s largest conference facility, MiCo can accommodate up to 18,000 delegates across all its 70 fully appointed spaces and locations. There are two plenary spaces and an auditorium with capacities of 4,000, 2,000 and 1,500 respectively. Additional exhibition halls add another 5,4000 sqm of space to this impressive campus. MiCo is the work of Italian architect Mario Bellini whose design work can be found amongst the permanent exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Choice may be more limited in Europe when it comes to accommodating larger groups. However, for 1,000 or more delegates there’s actually great choice of European venues, particularly in established locations like Milan.
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