Malta: Your next Conference Destination

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Malta: Your next Conference Destination

The Maltese Islands are a year round destination for conferences, meetings, exhibitions and product launches with the combination of 300 days of sunshine, amazing conference facilities, short transfer times and professional services, this  all makes the Maltese Islands the perfect place to host your next event.

When looking for a larger space for groups, events and conferences The Maltese Islands has some great options for you to consider.

1. InterContinental Arena Conference Centre

Location: St. Julians

The InterContinental Arena Conference Centre has a total of 3600 sqm, of which the main Plenary Room – Maurice de Cesare has a total of 1215 sqm with 8.4m high ceilings.
This pillar free area offers ample space for exhibitions and meeting in a modern and stylish atmosphere. This room will cater to 1,700 delegates in theatre style and has 10 hanging points (with a lifting capacity of 1 ton each) for the conferences that would like to take their A.V to the next level. 
A stylish and practical ceiling designed to better facilitate the acoustic quality throughout the venue.


2. Hilton Malta Conference Centre

Location: Valletta

The Hilton Malta has 20 meeting rooms with a capacity ranging from 2-1330 people, an Executive Lounge, Business centre and a fully equipped Conference centre.

3. Oracle Conference Centre

Location: Qawra

The Oracle Conference Centre located at the Dolmen Hotel has a seating capacity for 1,200 delegates.

It is a purpose-built self-contained business meeting, entertainment and training centre complete with a comprehensive range of secretarial and office support services in addition to state-of-the-art audio visual facilities integral to first class events.

The main hall and syndicate rooms are situated on the first floor with their own entrances and foyer area, and comprises of inner and rear circle, and a gallery. The rear circle can be divided into 5 syndicate rooms with sliding sound-proof partitions. The syndicate rooms can be used individually or collectively and are ideal for small meetings, receptions or exhibition stands.

The Oracle Conference Centre have hosted such reputable organisations as the United Nations, Commonwealth Secretariat and a large number of top international companies.

4. Malta Fairs & Convention Centre (MFCC)

Location: Ta Qali 

MFCC is Malta’s largest international conference and exhibition venue offering a blank canvas for creating any kind of event. The internal 8,500sqm coupled with a further 11,500sqm outdoor area provides a venue that can host everything from large scale conferences to gala dinners, a concert for 10,000 to a motor exhibition, a fashion show to an art installation. The only limitation is one’s creativity.

5. Mediterranean Conference Centre (MCC)

Location: Valletta

The MCC is  Malta’s flagship venue and has played host to international summits and events.  It was originally built as a hospital in the 16th century by the Knights of St John, MCC was converted into a multi-functional conference centre in 1979.

Also for events happening until December 2022, agencies, corporates and PCO’s are able to apply for the MICE Business Scheme where a contribution will be granted towards each registered international attendee effectively travelling to attend or participate in a meeting, incentive, conference, or exhibition happening in Malta and Gozo up to December 2022 as follows::

M.I.C.E. events showing that a minimum of €800 (inc. VAT where applicable) is spent in the Maltese Islands per delegate are entitled to a contribution of €150 (inc. VAT where applicable) per attendee travelling from overseas.

M.I.C.E. events showing that a minimum of €600 (inc. VAT where applicable) is spent in the Maltese Islands per delegate are entitled to a contribution of €75 (inc. VAT where applicable) per attendee travelling from overseas.

Please note that support under this scheme is subject to approval and is awarded as the sole discretion of the Malta Tourism Authority. For full terms and conditions please visit Visitmalta – The official tourism website for Malta, Gozo and Comino. Or click here to apply.

For any further information on The Maltese Island or the MICE Business Scheme please contact:

Lindsey Thorpe 
MICE Manager UK and Ireland
Conventions Malta 

Email: lindsey.thorpe@visitmalta.com

Telephone: +44 (0) 7376006211

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