Natural lighting and modular space

Perfect for your congresses and professional events

Bordeaux Congress Centre, located in the Bordeaux Lac business district, features contemporary architecture and natural lighting. The centre offers complementary exhibition areas, meeting rooms and auditoriums for congresses, making it the ideal location for your congresses, seminars, symposia and business meetings. It can also be adapted to host your professional trade shows and/or gala evenings. The venue’s large surface area, high ceilings, well-ventilated circulation areas, and natural lighting makes visitors feel like they are outdoors, while enjoying all the comforts of modern facilities.

  • Hotel accommodation within walking distance
  • Prime lakeside location
  • Direct access via tram
  • Car park in the immediate vicinity

We are delighted to have chosen Bordeaux Congress Centre, which lends itself perfectly to organising a congress. It is spacious and beautiful, with high ceilings and good ventilation. Many delegates commented on how well the event was organised. We had all the space we needed to comply with social distancing regulations and the Bordeaux Events team was very attentive

Richard Niddam, CEO of Performances Médicales
Organiser of the JIRP (International Pediatric Realities Days) Congress
10-11 September 2020

Technical description

The Bordeaux Congress Centre mobilises all the necessary equipment and services to ensure your congress or professional event runs smoothly. A tram stop and cark park in the immediate vicinity make the venue easily accessible for your guests.

Extérieur du Palais des Congrès de Bordeaux
Extérieur du Palais des Congrès de Bordeaux
Accueil Palais des Congrès de Bordeaux
  • Total area: 12,000 m²
  • 3 Auditoriums
  • Multipurpose Area: 3,000 m²
  • 10 committee rooms
  • Visitor parking
  • Dynamic signage
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Accueil Palais des Congrès de Bordeaux
  • 1,080 m² with natural lighting
  • Dynamic and customised signage
  • Press room and speakers bureau
  • Cloakroom and luggage storage
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Salle de réunion du Palais des Congrès de Bordeaux
  • Committee rooms from 35 to 83 m² (possibility of linking 2 together)
  • Natural light in all rooms (motorised roller shutters)
  • Video projector (ceiling-mounted), screen, sound system
  • Dynamic signage at the entrance to rooms
  • Chairs with writing tables
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Auditorium du Palais des Congrès de Bordeaux
Auditorium du Palais des Congrès de Bordeaux
  • A: 1,293 seats (937 stall seats and 356 balcony seats)
  • B: 353 seats
  • C: 196 seats
  • Control room and interpreting booths
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Espace pluriel du Palais des Congrès de Bordeaux
Espace pluriel du Palais des Congrès de Bordeaux
  • 3,025 m² of open space, without columns
  • Can be divided into two spaces with areas of 1,000 m² and 2,025 m²
  • Natural lighting
  • Concrete flooring with quartz finish
  • General sound system

Bordeaux Congress Centre


Palais des congrès map
Palais des Congrès,
Avenue Jean-Gabriel Domergue
33 300 Bordeaux
locate this place
By car

A10 Paris – Bordeaux or A 630 ring road (Rocade)
Towards Parc des Expositions / ring road Exit 4, 4A and 4B
Free parking

By tram

Line C – Palais des Congrès Stop
direct access from Saint Jean train station and the city centre

By train

Arrival at Saint-Jean train station: direct access by tram
20 min. by car – 40 min. by tram

By plane

Bordeaux-Mérignac airport
30′ DIRECT shuttle bus or Liane 1 bus towards the train station, then Tram line C
Taxis or car: 20-30 min.

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