Paris welcomes your large-scale events

Looking to plan a large-scale event in a spectacular setting in the most beautiful city in the world? Everything is possible!

Paris and its immediate surroundings have a great range of large-scale auditoriums and entertainment venues: right in the city centre, at world-famous heritage sites, in atypical places with bold architecture, in leafy settings …

For your exceptional events, we invite you to take a look at the large-scale venues below:

- Entertainment venues and auditoriums

- Dedicated venues

Each venue offers a complete range of services and possibilities for your events; don't hesitate to contact our partners for availability and a free quote.


Accor Arena – up to 20,000 seats

AccorHotels Arena - Scène, Paris © OTCP

A legendary Parisian entertainment venue, the Accor Arena, renovated in 2015, offers 3,000 m²  of space dedicated to corporate events. From reception rooms to sub-committee rooms, all spaces are fully flexible to suit specific needs, and a wide range of complementary high-end services are also available. For a conference, opt for the Main Event Hall. This 4,300 m² space can accommodate 20,000 people seated.

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La Seine Musicale – up to 4,000 seats

La Seine Musicale - Nuit Tombante , Paris © Laurent Blossier

An international art and cultural complex, the Seine Musicale occupies a surface area of 36,500 m² on the Ile Seguin on the western edge of Paris. It has numerous state-of-the-art spaces available for professional events. The Grande Seine, a huge 4,000-seat auditorium with the largest stage in France, has state-of-the-art stage equipment and is uniquely adaptable to the requirements of different sizes of events. The Grand Salon, with unobstructed views of the Seine, accommodates up to 1,500 people.

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Opéra National de Paris - Opéra Bastille – up to 2,745 seats

Opéra national de Paris - Opéra Bastille - Tendance floue, Paris

On the Place de la Bastille, the recently renovated Opéra National de Paris - Opéra Bastille, offers a unique ensemble of performance spaces, including the huge 2,745-seat main auditorium, a 500-seat amphitheatre and a 230-seat studio, surrounded by foyers that can be used for events, product launches, fashion shows, promotional shoots, and any other corporate events. Due to its optimal visibility and acoustics, the Opéra Bastille concert hall provides the same comfort for all spectators, providing a veritable 2,745-seat auditorium for your conferences and congresses.

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Le Grand Rex Paris – up to 2,700 seats

Le Grand Rex Paris - Auditorium

Le Grand Rex is a historic concert hall where top artists perform. It is also home to the biggest movie theatre in France! The venue has seven spaces for private hire for the hosting of conventions, award ceremonies, previews, and private screenings. Spaces for cocktail receptions spread over three levels make it possible to plan a reception for 1,500 people standing. Available for full private hire, this exceptional 4,000 m² place can host up to 2,700 people seated for a congress.

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Philharmonie de Paris – up to 2,400 seats

Philharmonie de Paris - Bâtiment façade extérieur

Inaugurated in 2015 in the Parc de la Villette, the Philharmonie de Paris completes the range of Parisian concert halls, establishing Paris as one of the great European music capitals. A spectacular building with exterior architecture by Jean Nouvel, the Philharmonie de Paris is available for private hire (when concerts and events are not programmed) for exceptional receptions.  Its spaces adapt to all types of events, particularly its magnificent 2,400-seat symphony hall.

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Opéra National de Paris – Palais Garnier – up to 2,105 seats

Plais Garnier - scène © Jea-Pierre Delagarde - Opéra de Paris

A jewel of Parisian heritage, the renowned Opéra National de Paris – Palais Garnier, welcomes your most prestigious events. The public areas of the opera house, organized around the Grand Staircase and the auditorium, consist of lounges and foyers that can host up to 2,000 people for a cocktail reception. For your event, you can choose the lavish 504 m² auditorium, furnished with 2,105 velvet-covered seats, under a sublime ceiling painted by Marc Chagall.

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Paris Event Center – up to 11,800 seats

In the east of Paris, in a vibrant and easily-accessible district, the Paris Event Center is a premier venue for large-scale events: trade shows, trade fairs, congresses and conferences. With a total surface area of 12,250 m², 11,800 seats are available for a plenary session. With its exceptionally large halls, all on the same level, the space can be adapted to all types of settings.

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Paris Convention Centre -  up to 5,200 seats

Paris Convention Centre - Façade

For many years, the Paris Convention Centre has been hosting major national and international events. Its complete range of halls, rooms and services means that all types of configurations can be imagined, for all purposes. The venue also offers a planted terrace with an unobstructed view of Paris. For congresses, the plenary hall (4,733 m²) the biggest in Europe, can host up to 5,200 people for a conference in daylight or in semi-darkness.

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Espace Évènements du Parc Floral – up to 5,000 seats

Parc Floral 3 | 630x405 | © OTCP

To the east of Paris, the Espace Évènements du Parc Floral is situated in the Parc Floral within the beautiful green area of the Bois de Vincennes. Spread over a surface area of 23,000 m² in a grandiose setting, the venue is fully flexible: 5 pavilions, as well as a main building in the Baltard style with a surface area of 10,000 m² seating up to 5,000 people in a theatre layout.

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Business Solutions by Disneyland® Paris – up to 4,000 seats

Business Solution by Disneyland Paris - Parc Walt Disney Studios

Yes, it is possible to plan a conference at Disneyland Paris! Business Solutions by Disneyland Paris has 18,000 m² of event spaces, 5,800 rooms in 7 hotels, 2 theme parks and more than 60 restaurants, at an original destination for an immersive experience. The Disney Event Arena benefits from a surface area of 6,500 m² and can host 4,000 people seated for a large-scale conference.

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Palais des Congrès de Paris – up to 3,723 seats

Viparis - Palais des Congrès Paris - Grand Amphi © Bullit Studio

A leading venue for international congresses and trade shows, the Palais des Congrès de Paris has a seating capacity of 3,700 in its Grand Amphitheatre. Ideally situated at Porte Maillot (16th arrondissement), close to the Champs-Elysées, on a site integrating the famous Hôtel Hyatt Regency, this 32,000 m² venue has 4 amphitheatres, 20 sub-committee rooms and 85 meeting rooms … to meet all requirements.

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Les Docks de Paris – up to 3,500 seats

Les Docks de Paris - Auditorium, Paris

With more than 8,500 m² of fully flexible spaces, Les Docks de Paris is one of the biggest convention centres in the capital. A listed national cultural heritage site, these historic Paris warehouses and general shops consist of three docks: Haussmann, Eiffel, and Pullman. The various rooms available for private hire include a flexible auditorium with a seating capacity of 1,000, which can be extended to 3,500 seats.

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Espace Grande Arche –up to 2,500 seats

Viparis - Espace Grande Arche - Entrée, Paris © Bullit Studio

For an event in the centre of the biggest business district in Europe, see the Espace Grande Arche. The building’s multi-purpose and unusual event spaces extend over more than 5,000 m², in a contemporary setting, with a seating capacity of 2,547.

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Les Salles du Carrousel – VIPARIS – up to 2,300 seats

Carrousel du Louvre - les salles du Carrousel - 1, Paris © Viparis Bullit Studio

The historic centre of Paris also offers large convention spaces.  A few steps from the Tuileries Gardens and the Louvre Museum, a setting full of art and history, Les Salles du Carrousel – VIPARIS offer more than 7,000 m² of multi-purpose spaces. For a congress, opt for a 2,300-seat auditorium.

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CNIT Forest – up to 2,040 seats

CNIT Forest - Façade, Paris

Due to open in spring 2023, the CNIT Forest has several large auditoriums with a capacity to accommodate a maximum of 2,040 people seated. In the business district of La Défense, with its futuristic architecture, you will discover one-of a-kind congress and event spaces equipped with state-of-the-art technology that well immerse you in a subterranean forest of digital trees.

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Maison de la Mutualité – GL Events – up to 1,725 seats 

Maison de la Mutualité

The Maison de la Mutualité, situated in the Latin Quarter, was built in 1930 in a pure Art Deco style. Spread over three floors, this fully flexible space can be divided up according to the requirements of your event. The iconic theatre and its 220 m² stage can host up to 1,725 people seated and is equipped with the latest sound, lighting and video projection technology. An ingenious system of sliding rails enables the seats to slide under the stage, thus freeing up an 800 m² space for receptions and gala dinners.

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Versailles Palais des Congrès – up to 1,008 seats

Versailles Palais des Congrès - Auditorium Richelieu, Paris

Situated on Place d’Armes, opposite the famous palace, Versailles Palais des Congrès opened its doors in 2020 for the organization of your events. More than 3,200 m² of private spaces are available in flexible rooms for 20 to 1,500 people. The venue has a variety of spaces ranging from the big central amphitheatre (up to 1,008 people seated) to functional meeting rooms and tailor-made spaces of intermediary sizes.

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