GRAN CANARIA CONVENTION BUREAU

Our number one mission at the Gran Canaria Convention Bureau is to promote the island of Gran Canaria, one of of the Canary Islands, as an ideal place to host MICE events. Gran Canaria is a very popular holiday destination, a second home for many and has grown as a MICE destination taking the best bits of the tourist industry together with the three convention centres, hotels with meeting facilities, special venues, DMC and all other contributors to create excellent events.  
 

Gran Canaria

When deciding the best place to give life to your ideas, look beyond the seas, you will find Gran Canaria, an island of excellence, a miniature continent of singular beauty, warm hospitality and many smiles, a blend of sea cliffs and mountains, deep ravines and endless beaches, eternal traditions and modernity. Gran Canaria, an island of meetings. Remember that Gran Canaria offers three stunning conference centres in privileged settings: Two located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, our capital city, and another in the South of the island, in the renowned Maspalomas – Meloneras tourist area.

Gran Canaria, dynamic, enterprising, has developed an incredible organisational experience. We know how to make everything easier for you. Much closer than you think, enjoying the climate that best suits you, the island of Gran Canaria awaits you with its wide range of hotels where you will organise your outdoor event or unwind after a great day at work. From January to December, enjoy nature, teambuilding activities, golf and all the other sports, everything, always, outdoors...

From now on: Your next conference, convention or incentive trip... If you wish to enjoy working in your event, finding many smiles on arrival and pack one when returning home, next time you think of the ideal place to organise your event, think of us, think of Gran Canaria, your island of meetings.

Facts & Figures

Key Regions

Capital City - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria's Highest Village - Artenara
'The Pearl Of Gran Canaria' - Arucas
Home To The Cueva Pintada - Gáldar
Appealing Town Centers - Ingenio And Agüimes
Beach Resorts - Playa Del Inglés / Maspalomas
Charming Villages - Santa Lucia de Tirajana
Santa Maria de Guia
Second Largest City - Telde
Scenic Village - Temisas
Museums & Architecture - Teror

Key Airport

Gran Canaria Airport (sometimes also known as Gando Airport) - LPA 

Time Difference

GMT (Gran Canaria time zone is the same as the UK!)

Main Languages

The official language of Gran Canaria is Spanish. English and German widely spoken.

Currency

Euro

Weather & Seasons

Gran Canaria has consistent warm temperatures in spring, summer and fall, and mild winters. The average daytime high ranges from 20 °C in winter to 26 °C in summer. Some cooler nights occur in winter, but not lower than 16 °C.

Inland the climate is still mild but mountainous areas see the occasional frost or snow.

Gran Canaria is one of the sunniest places on earth with over 320 days of sunshine per year.





Conferences

Gran Canaria has three excellent Congress Palaces, perfectly equipped to offer you the highest services. Two of them are located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the capital of the island. The third one is situated in the touristic zone of Maspalomas-Meloneras.
- Canary Islands Convention Centre
- Gran Canaria Convention Centre
- Expomeloneras

The three convention centres boast advanced AV /telecommunications systems and a powerful technical infrastructure on which to support their agile functionality. The Canary Islands Convention Center offers twenty-five meeting rooms with capacity for over 4,600 participants, meanwhile The Expomeloneras is suitable to accommodate up to 3600 participants in a single room, the Gran Sala Maspalomas.

Incentives 

Imagination and surprise are the keys for your incentive trips, and Gran Canaria has plenty to offer. In Gran Canaria, our professionals propose a series of activities that play an essential part in incentive programs for companies, in which interpersonal relationships, communication, team work and capacity for improvisation will be encouraged through team building techniques, in a fun way. All this in a privileged natural environment and with the best climate in the world. Riding on a camel through an oasis of dunes, in a rustic property surrounded by a landscape of banana plantations, and savour the typical atmosphere of the most traditional of architecture, or go on a relaxing trip on a catamaran. All that you can imagine is within your reach on this island.

 

For more information about Gran Canaria

Phone: +44 (0) 01628 532020

or Email: grancanaria@moulden-marketing.co.uk