Meeting Overview of Boston
The Boston and Cambridge area is one of the most popular and desirable meeting destinations in the world. It is a world center for education, technology, medical and life sciences as well as a mecca for the arts and culture. It is home to some of the finest dining and shopping imaginable.
Convenience is one of Boston’s greatest assets. Logan International Airport is less than eight minutes from the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center with its 516,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit space, 84 meeting rooms and 40,020 square foot ballroom. In the Back Bay, within walking distance to the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, with over 360,000 square feet of overall meeting and exhibit space, there are 6500 hotel rooms, 3,100 which are under one roof.
Boston also boasts the Seaport World Trade Center with 120,000 square feet of exhibit space all one floor, theater seating for 7,000 and two 5,000 square-foot ballrooms with water views.
The region’s diversity creates a comfortable and charming atmosphere for all convention and meeting delegates!
Boston Fast Facts
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Two Copley Place, Suite 105
, Boston, MA 02116
Type of Destination Experience:
GSF Exhibit Space (Boston Convention & Exhibition Center): 516,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet (Seaport Hotel at Seaport World Trade Center): 250,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Courtyard by Marriott Fitchburg): 60,000
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Sheraton Boston Hotel): 1,214
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Logan International Airport
Miles to downtown 3
Cities with non-stop flights70
International cities with direct flights31
Geographic Areas Served:
Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine,
New Hampshire and Vermont.
Why Meet in Boston
National & International Draw for Convention, Business & Leisure Visitors.
Boston is a unique 400-year-old city with a vibrant design tradition, internationally-recognized as a venue for invention.
Transportation Accessibility for Convention, Business & Leisure Visitors - More than 100 USA & international markets (20 flights daily from European markets) have nonstop daily service to Boston.
The 100-stop underground “T” connects hotels, convention centers, shopping districts, museums, sightseeing tours- or you can walk across the downtown area in minutes. Boston enjoys a reputation for attendance record-breakers.
World Class hotel, meeting facility, ground transportation, museums, restaurants, parkland, tours, for Convention, Business & Leisure Visitors.
More than 40 hotels in the Boston downtown & Back Bay to select –both international brands as well as small boutique properties, three major meeting facilities and more than 25 off site meeting & reception venues within walking distance of hotels , provide planners with a diverse set of options. The oldest public meeting venue, the oldest baseball stadium (with private club), or the oldest restaurant (private dining-meeting space) in the United States can be booked.