Padova Convention & Visitors Bureau has the aim to promote mainly the meeting industry in the territory, offering its complimentary services and providing support to the event organizers and it represent a network of affiliates specialized in the meeting industry. It has also a leisure department, promoting the destination for holiday and groups, and it manages the local Film Commission, to support requests from journalists and television and film crews. Founded in 2012 by the Chamber of Commerce, the Province of Padua and the Municipality of Padua, it boasts among the shareholders of the main associations, consortiums and Padova Hall, the society of the Exhibition Center. City of Giotto, Galileo and Petrarca, Padova is famous worldwide for its artistic and cultural heritage and it has the second oldest University in Italy. It’s also modern city, young and dynamic perfect for individual travellers looking for new experiences, art, culture, good food and wines. The Euganean Therms, only 15 km from the city center, represent the largest European thermal area surrounded by the beautiful Euganean Hills, a true place of comfort and relax. Located in the “Land of Venice”, in the north east of Italy, it is easily accessible from all Italian cities and major international destinations and connected through high-speed trains and the three airports nearby. Padova and its province offer excellent locations for meeting and events - historical villas, modern venues, as well as international hotel chains – as well as for leisure, as city of science, art and faith. A new conference center is actually under construction and it will hosts events up to 3.500 people and it will be the ideal location for medical and scientific congresses, as well as corporate events. The destination can be the perfect spot also for incentives and post-conference activities: great art, food, wine and sports are at your fingertips together with the biggest thermal area in Europe with more than 100 hotels all with internal SPA facilities.