RENNES, CAPITAL OF BRITANNY

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« Rennes, a hub of excellence »


A new Convention Centre has just opened in Rennes, Brittany’s capital in 2018 :
le Couvent des Jacobins. Just 90 mins from Paris and located in a historic 14th century building in the city center, the Convention Center offers a unique experience.

Combining heritage and modernity, this innovative building provides a wide range of modular spaces. Boasting two auditoriums (1000 and 400 people) the Couvent des Jacobins also offers 4,000m² of exhibition space, 25 committee rooms around the historic building and its modern extension. Its original architecture, unique in Europe, is a source of inspiration ensuring each event is unforgettable.

The large terrace with panoramic views, its Jardin du Cloître garden and its ambulatory are conducive to serenity between two working sessions. Fully private, these exceptional areas bring real added value to your business meeting, exhibition or cocktail party.
The spaces in the Couvent des Jacobins are equipped with the latest technologie.

Rennes is not just one of the best places to live, it is also one of the most innovative.
French Tech certified, the Breton capital demonstrates ingenuity in a host of fields.
A pioneer in cutting-edge technology, its expertise expands to automotive industry, agri-food, sustainable development, new modes of transport, medicine and research.
This is where research really takes shape, in fields ranging from digital technology, health, agri-food, the environment and automated production.

Rennes is a true hub of excellence with four of Brittany's certified business clusters, with the Images et Réseaux cluster and Mer Bretagne cluster having international scope : The Valorial cluster focuses on foods for the future, and the ID4car cluster drives innovation in the automotive industry.

Cybersecurity : A tradition of excellence

Historically naval territory, Britanny is one of the major players in national defence building on high-terch expertise, a network of over 500 companies and research centers operates around these greatly sensitive issues.

In the fight against cybercrime, Brittany is leading the race. There is a veritable network dedicated to research and development, but also to education and training that has developed in the region, earning it a centre of excellence status awarded by the Ministry of Defence.


Key Data

2017 : EUROPEAN CYBER WEEK, 1000 delegates
2019 : CARS (Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery), 800 delegates
2021, Organic Wolrd Congress, 2,500 delegates

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Contact

Karine TREGUER - Head of development
Congress Center Rennes
+33 (0) 2 99 45 90 90