WHY MACAO

 

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Business Opportunities

Located on the doorstep of mainland China, Macao offers unprecedented business opportunities for meeting planners and business visitors. Across the border from Macao, there are approximately 115 million people in Guangdong province, one of China's most prosperous regions. There are also about 200 million people in Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) countries that share a common Portuguese colonial legacy with Macao. Over three billion people are within a 5-hour flight from Macao, and many of them belong to emerging markets that have shown sustained and rapid economic growth. Choosing Macao for your meeting or event will boost attendance from these key markets and offer great opportunities for attendees to network with clients, suppliers and other contacts from the world's most dynamic major economy.

Unique Culture

The settlement of Macao by Portuguese navigators in the mid-16th century laid the basis for nearly five centuries of uninterrupted contact between East and West. Macao is the single most consistent example of cultural interchange between Europe and Asia.

World Heritage City

In 2005, the Historic Centre of Macao was officially listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. It represents the oldest, most complete and consolidated European architectural legacy standing intact on Chinese territory.

New and Exciting

Nowhere in Asia has there been so much investment in infrastructure and entertainment in the past few years. Macao is Asia's newest and most exciting destination for international events. Its growing number of entertainment options and attractions has ensured a steady stream of visitors.

Gastronomic Diversity

Savour the best the world has to offer, from spectacular international cuisine to delectable local delicacies. When the Portuguese arrived in Asia, they brought ingredients and recipes from their settlements in Africa, South America and India as well as from home. These were adapted and combined by the local Chinese to create the unique Macanese cuisine. All international tastes and preferences can also be satisfied in Macao, which boasts 15 Michelin-starred restaurants and 11 Black Pearl awarded-restaurants. The mix of Portuguese and Chinese cuisines which has earned the city the distinction of UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy status.

Shopping Paradise

Get the latest technological gadgets or pick up the newest fashions at Macao's malls, department stores and boutiques. Go hunting for antiques or get lost in the famous "tendinhas" (open-air markets).

World Class Facilities

As Asia's premier events destination, Macao provides an unbeatable range of 40,000 guestrooms from major international hotel brands in addition to over 190,000 sqm of flexible and versatile meeting and exhibition space in a variety of unique venues with the latest technical options.

Safety

Macao is one of the safest cities in the world. One can feel secure at any time of the day or night.

Compact

Being only 32.9 sq.km in total area, nowhere in Macao is too far away. Everything is within 30 minutes travel time or less. The compactness of Macao makes travel time short and enables visitors more time to fit everything in!