The Kursaal Conference Centre and Auditorium was opened in summer 1999. This emblematic complex in San Sebastian is capable of satisfying the requirements of the most demanding conference and event organisers. Awarded the Mies van der Rohe European Architecture Prize for best European building 2001, the centre has also obtained the EFQM Silver “Q” award in recognition of its management quality and various other awards for its marketing activities (Alpha Award for Marketing Excellence, Best Marketing Award, ESADE Brand Centre Award).

The complex’s modern, innovative facilities feature 60,000 m² of versatile, multipurpose halls and rooms:

  • Two auditoria.
  • Twenty different meeting rooms.
  • Over 5,000 m² of space for exhibitions and trade fairs.
  • Restaurant, café and banqueting service.
  • Underground car parking facilities.
  • A shopping area.
  • Two spacious outdoor terraces (covering a surface area of over 5,000 m²) overlooking the beach and the estuary.

The Kursaal Centre is equipped with the most advanced technology. All the halls and rooms have interpreting booths, video projectors, closed-circuit TV, infrared and fibre-optic communication, videoconferencing equipment, etc.