MEDELLIN
UNIQUE DESTINATION 
FOR EVENTS

Medellin is a city that people want to know and return to. Visitors fall in love with its climate, its landscapes, its people and its history.

Host

of important events
2009
Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank
2014
World Urban Forum
2015
General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization
2016
Global Entrepreneurship Congress
2016
World Economic Forum on Latin America
2017
World of Business Ideas
2018
Intergovernmental Platform of Biodiversity
(IPBES)
2018
South American Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference (SAHIC)
2018
SmartCity Business Congress

A city

transformed

Medellin was named the world’s most innovative city in 2013 by Wall Street Journal and Citigroup.

In 2014 and 2015, Medellin was chosen as the best corporate tourist destination in Latin America, according to the World Travel Awards. 

In 2016, Medellin was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize, the “Nobel of cities”, for its urban transformation.

In 2017 was recognized by UNESCO as the only learning city in Colombia and one of 14 in Latin America.

Recognized as the second “coolest” city in Latin America, within the 10 chosen  by Forbes Magazine in February 2018.

Medellin is known as the industrial, technological and sporting capital of Colombia. Its geographically strategic location and public service infrastructure to organize events make it an ideal destination for MICE tourism.

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