There are many reasons why the world's most savvy events planners rely on Sands® Resorts Macao for events of all sizes. Here are the top eight reasons that make the resort stand out.

With its East-meets-West heritage, mix of new and traditional architecture, urban style and old-town charm, Macao is a city of glorious contrasts that come together in beautiful harmony. Combine this unforgettable character with Sands Resorts Macao's stellar reputation for successful events, and you'll understand why global event organisers choose Macao time and time again.

Located at the heart of Cotai Strip, Sands Resorts Macao offers approximately 12,500 rooms and suites, 150,000 square metres of flexible meeting space and a designated team to provide a one-stop service and manage every element of your event – all under one roof. Our team has an impressive track record of hosting all kinds of events, from small meetings, elegant cocktails, superstar concerts, conferences and congresses of up to 25,000 delegates.

1. Unparalleled Accessibility and Transportation

Citizens from more than 76 countries can enjoy visa-free entry to Macao, with direct flights connecting to more than 50 cities. For Macao's latest entry restrictions and quarantine requirements, please check with your government or visit Macao SAR government's Special Webpage Against Epidemics.

The integrated resort is located just 10 minutes from Macau International Airport and the Taipa Ferry Terminal via complimentary shuttle bus. Sands Resorts Macao owns a fleet of Cotai Water Jet ferries, shuttle buses and an in-house travel agency, while chartered ferries and buses can be arranged to facilitate local and international travel for groups.

With such flexible transportation and staff highly experienced at streamlining large group movement, you and your delegates will be relaxing in the comfort of your hotel room shortly after arrival.

Fleet of shuttle buses at The Venetian Macao

Cotai Water Jet provides sailing between Hong Kong and Macao


2. Unique East-meets-West Heritage

During free moments between meetings, why not venture beyond the integrated resort to experience Macao's unique culture? Macao fuses historic beauty with contemporary style. Visitors can marvel at the glamour of the luxury resorts as well as the quaint old-town charm – all within minutes from Sands Resorts Macao.

For those who enjoy history, Macao has more than 20 UNESCO heritage sites that preserve the colonial Portuguese character. The intriguing architecture provides gorgeous backdrops for group photos and Instagram-worthy shots.

Na Tcha Temple and the Ruins of St. Paul

3. Amazing accommodation

With eight international hotels and approximately 12,500 rooms and suites, Sands Resorts Macao offers an excellent range of accommodation for any event. These hotels include The Venetian® Macao; The Parisian Macao; The Londoner Hotel; Londoner Court; Four Seasons Hotel Macao; The St. Regis Macao; Conrad® Macao; and Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel.

The newest, The Londoner Hotel, features 594 luxury suites including 14 exclusive Suites by David Beckham that reflect the best of British design as well as Mr. Beckham's own discerning style and sophistication. The flagship all-suite The Venetian Macao offers 3,000 suites, including the Premio Royale Suite which captures the romance of Venice. For special occasions, the Champagne Suite at The Parisian Macao combines French opulence with breathtaking views of the Eiffel Tower. Eight of our hotels offer suites to fit every possible requirement.

With all hotels, meeting venues and dining options under one roof, organisers can find accommodation for different budgets and enjoy effortless logistics during their events. Similarly, delegates will find it easy to travel between meetings and leisure activities.

As an example of the resort's capabilities, a cosmetics brand hosted two events in 2017, with close to 12,000 delegates attending each. Check-in was efficiently handled using pre-printed vouchers. Three junior ballrooms served as registration areas, while the Expo Hall provided space for luggage storage. This level of efficiency and passion for service are hallmarks of Sands Resorts Macao.

Louis Suite at The Londoner Hotel

Premio Royale Suite at The Venetian Macao

Champagne Suite at The Parisian Macao


4. Flexible Indoor and Outdoor Meeting Venues

Sands Resorts Macao offers the ideal setting for events of all sizes, with over 150,000 square metres of flexible meeting space, 334 breakout rooms, magnificent 6,500 square metre pillar-less The Venetian Ballroom, two theatres – The Venetian Theatre and The Parisian Theatre – and the colossal 15,000-seat Cotai Arena that hosts major concerts and live entertainment. Meanwhile The Londoner Theatre and the upcoming multi-purpose The Londoner Arena can host an audience of 1,682 for shows and 6,000 event attendees respectively.

The integrated resort also offers a range of open-air venues. Il Prato outdoor event lawn accommodates up to 5,000 delegates for cocktail-style events and team-building activities. The pool deck event space on the sixth floor of The Parisian Macao can welcome up to 500 delegates, with the Eiffel Tower as a glorious backdrop.

Cotai Arena at The Venetian Macao

The Parisian Ballroom at The Parisian Macao

Londoner Arena at The Londoner Macao


5. Endless Entertainment in One Resort

Every aspect of an event is impeccably coordinated by our experienced event planning team, which has organised nearly 5,000 meetings and exhibitions since 2007. Every event is an occasion to create unique experiences. Various teams at Sands Resorts Macao – including our banqueting team, audio-visual technicians, entertainment and floral specialists – offer their unique skills to make every event truly unforgettable.

For a touch of showbusiness, a troupe of 200 performers are on hand to wow delegates with Streetmosphere-style performances – including singing gondoliers, Chinese-style gymnasts, Parisian mimes, musicians, British-themed acts and more. These performances can be tailor-made to make any event especially impressive.

British-themed act from Sands Resorts Macao's in-house entertainment team

6. Over 150 Great Restaurants to Discover

Within the integrated resort, delegates can relish Asian and world cuisine at over 150 restaurants and eateries. These include Black Pearl Award winners La Chine; Michelin-starred and Black Pearl Award winner Zi Yat Heen; as well as new restaurants at The Londoner Macao, including British themed all-day restaurant Churchill's Table; The Huaiyang Garden that serves premium Huaiyang cuisine by master chef Zhou Xiaoyan; North Palace where delegates can try the best northern Chinese cuisine; one of the finest bar destinations The St. Regis Bar; and upcoming British gastropub Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill.

The same culinary excellence can be found from Sands Resorts Macao's banqueting and catering teams. Meeting delegates can enjoy a variety of exquisite dishes in our ballrooms and meeting venues.

Within Sands Resorts Macao, delegates can also explore approximately 850 duty-free shops featuring top brands in fashion, jewellery, accessories and more.

An event at Sands Resorts Macao is only the beginning, as the entire city beckons with the promise of adventure and discovery. During downtime, delegates can take part in exciting team-building activities, golfing, cultural tours, spa treatments and more.

Roasted Beijing duck at North Palace

Mad Hatter Afternoon Tea Set at Churchill's Table


7. Generous Government Support

The Macao government's Convention and Exhibition Financial Support Programme provides marketing and financial support to confirmed and potential conventions and exhibitions. A wide range of support covers marketing, accommodation, banqueting, meeting packages and other activities. Sands Resorts Macao can provide more details about these programmes.

Enjoy different aspects of Macao by holding your next event with Sands Resorts Macao

8. Sands Safestay

Sands Resorts Macao has launched Sands SafeStay, a comprehensive programme of cleanliness and disinfection measures that ensure the safety of guests throughout its integrated resorts from arrival in Macao through to check-in and check-out and departure, combatting the risk of the COVID-19 virus.

The Sands SafeStay initiative includes hundreds of individual measures to keep guests and staff safe and ensure their peace of mind while visiting, staying and working at The Venetian® Macao, The Parisian Macao, The Londoner® Macao and Sands® Macao. The strategy focuses on three key areas – sanitisation, prevention and contactless services, with protocols going far beyond the already rigorous hygiene programme in place. Working with the Macao government and Macao Health Bureau, and following World Health Organization guidelines, a comprehensive raft of precautions have been implemented.

  1. Disinfection and deep cleaning – Steam disinfection is carried out in all hotel rooms daily and enhanced sanitisation at high-touchpoint areas. Toilets are sanitised with hospital grade disinfectants, and all public areas disinfected hourly.
  2. Temperature screening at entrances – All entrances are equipped with thermal cameras. Security guards are deployed to ensure safety.
  3. Staff protection – All staff are required to wear masks while on duty and conduct temperature screening before entering the workplace.
  4. Social distancing – Dining tables are set at least one metre apart. Staff will guide guests to maintain a safe distance of at least one metre from each other in all crowded areas.
  5. Free hand sanitiser – Sanitisers are offered to guests at selected areas.
  6. Free hygiene kit – Hygiene kit with face mask and disinfectant wipes will be given to hotel and restaurant guests, providing them with additional care and protection.
  7. Qualified management – A designated 'Sands Hygiene Manager' will be on the premises at all times to oversee and ensure the standard of precautionary measures.
  8. Contactless and e-services – e-payment and e-ticketing are available at 650+ merchants. Express check-in, contactless food and beverage delivery service to rooms and digital magazines are available.
Hotel guest rooms are a major focus of the Sands SafeStay strategy

Asia's Finest Meeting Destination Awaits

Sands Resorts Macao offers great venues, excellent accommodation, world-class leisure, unparalleled shopping experiences, dynamic dining options, superlative service and more. With so many advantages, it's no wonder the integrated resort is trusted by leading international brands such as Tupperware, Nuskin, Jeunesse, Herbalife, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Dimension Data Asia Pacific and others.